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Supply Post Industry News - September, 2011

  • Heavy Hauler Relies On Kenworth T800 Performance During BC Place Stadium’s $563 Million Revitalization

    When you’re in charge of transporting cranes to install the world’s largest cable-supported, retractable roof on Vancouver’s landmark stadium, all eyes are on you.

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    Sep 29, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Olofsfors Adds New Sales Representative

    Olofsfors is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Disher as Regional Sales Representative for Eastern Canada and Northeast U.S. Kevin will represent and support the track product line, provide product sales training, product introductions and general support of the dealer network. Kevin comes to us from a local Ag/Compact Equipment dealership and has previously held positions at Mack Trucks Canada and Detroit Diesel.

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    Sep 29, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Leading Wisconsin Carrier Adds Kenworth T700s For Style, Comfort And Fuel Efficiency

    Starting as a regional beer hauler in 1936, Millis Transfer of Black River Falls, Wis., has grown to more than 800 trucks (mostly Kenworths), 2,500 trailers and about 100 owner-operators. Today the carrier services customers across America, hauling a variety of dry-van products ranging from glass containers and food products, to paper products and, of course, beer.

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    Sep 29, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Cummins Wins First Place In Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

    Cummins has won first place in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Film Festival for its video about a corporate responsibility project supplying power to a remote Indian village. Hundreds of times per year, residents of Padarwadi, India, had to carry rice up a long, narrow path to a mill. They dreamed of building a rice mill in their village, but that was impossible without a power source. Cummins India engineers developed a power generation system that runs on oil from the seeds of three species of trees indigenous to the village.

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    Sep 29, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • North Carolina Contractor Recognized For Contributing To ‘Green-Certified’ Home Built By Habitat For Humanity

    Case Construction Equipment announced Seneca Landscapes as the most recent monthly winner of the Case Community Challenge. This program recognizes construction contractors who support their local communities with significant community service projects. Seneca Landscapes, Wake Forest, N.C., was awarded for donating labor, materials and the use of equipment in helping build the first “green-certified” home built in Raleigh by Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, N.C. During the project, Seneca designed and installed landscaping that contributed to the project’s goal of creating a resource-efficient home. The home earned the National Association of Home Builders’ Green Certification for energy efficiency.

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    Sep 29, 2011 - 7 years ago

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