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Supply Post Industry News - October, 2012

  • BCTA Hails Highway Improvement Pledges Critical To The Pacific Gateway

    The BC Trucking Association (BCTA) welcomed the recent announcement that the provincial government is committing funding to four-lane the Trans- Canada highway between Kamloops and the Alberta border and begin work on replacing the Massey Tunnel under the Fraser River, and urged the federal government to pledge similar support for these critical gateway projects.

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    Oct 31, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Eaton Adds Popular Flex Reman Transmissions To Warranty Package

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has added the company’s Eaton Fuller FLEX Reman transmissions to its specially packaged line of remanufactured and aftermarket components, bringing customers additional genuine replacement parts choices and 12 months of extra warranty coverage. When customers purchase a combination of a FLEX Reman or standard Eaton Fuller remanufactured transmission with an Eaton Advantage Series clutch and Roadranger lubricants, the transmission warranty coverage is extended from two to three years.

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    Oct 31, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Delphi's New Tech For Greener Gasoline, Diesel And Hybrids

    Delphi Automotive (NYSE: DLPH) engineers outlined innovative solutions to the emissions challenges facing both gasoline and diesel vehicles in technical papers presented at the 21st Aachen Colloquium (October 8-10). Delphi’s papers described the company’s near production- ready Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) dosing system that provides a uniquely cost-effective approach to urea injection, and a Gasoline Direct Injection Compression Ignition (GDCI) engine that is currently in advanced development. The papers were complemented by extensive hardware displays at the Delphi booth (Upper floor, stand 61) that included a range of new, light-weight power electronics products for hybrid and electric vehicles.

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    Oct 31, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Bendix Establishes Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Operation

    Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, the North American leader in the development and manufacture of leadingedge active safety and braking system technologies, has begun serial production of remanufactured brake shoes at its new Bendix Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Centre in Huntington, Ind.

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    Oct 31, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • New Ditch Witch Directional Drills Inspired By Customer Input

    The Charles Machine Works (CMW), Inc., manufacturer of Ditch Witch underground construction equipment, announces the release of two new directional drills: the Ditch Witch JT30 Mach 1 and JT30 All Terrain.

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    Oct 31, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • The World's Greenest Forest Industry?

    Canada’s forest products industry has burnished its environmental credentials to the point that it has become the most progressive forest sector in the world.

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    Oct 31, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Mack Trucks Offers Advanced Collision Avoidance Technology

    Mack Trucks recently expanded its safety offer for on-highway customers with the addition of a collision mitigation technology which can help avoid rear-end collisions, thus improving highway safety for all drivers.

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    Oct 31, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Saskatchewan's Non-Residential Construction Best In Canada

    Saskatchewan led the country in non-residential construction growth with an increase of 28.4 per cent for the third quarter of 2012 over the same period last year, the highest growth rate among provinces according to Statistics Canada. Saskatchewan’s increase was more than 14 times that of the 2.0 per cent national average. With a total of $467 million in construction, this was Saskatchewan’s best quarter since tracking began in 1997.

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    Oct 31, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • LiuGong Works Through The Night On Boston Pipeline Project

    Downtown Boston may not be known as the city that never sleeps, but for the next 2 years, it will be giving New York a run for its money. Just last month, a 2-year long sewer and storm water pipeline project got underway in downtown Boston. All the construction work on this project will take place overnight between the hours of 7 pm and 5 am. The overnight work hours allow the construction to be completed in a manner that causes the least disruption in terms of foot and commuter traffic and delivery of water utility services to residents.

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    Oct 30, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • New Large Doosan Excavator DX380LC-3 Offers Very High Performance

    Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment has launched the new Stage IIIB compliant DX380LC-3 large crawler excavator. In addition to offering outstanding performance levels and exceptional fuel efficiency compared to other machines in the 34 to 42 tonne market segment, the new DX380LC-3 excavator offers as standard several features which rank among the best on the market, including improved visibility, comfort, controllability and ease of operation. A new jog/shuttle control is a worldwide exclusive feature on new generation Doosan excavators.

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    Oct 30, 2012 - 6 years ago

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