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Supply Post Industry News - July, 2012

  • Nearly 20,000 Alcoa Employees Volunteer To Green Their Communities

    In recognition of United Nations World Population Day, Alcoa Foundation recently announced that nearly 20,000 Alcoa (NYSE: AA) employees around the world volunteered during the Company’s second annual Green Works campaign to reduce their carbon footprint, recycle to save energy and plant trees to replenish the earth. Increasing participation by more than 45%, Alcoa employees participated in 275 community service projects during the two-month global volunteering initiative, which was created to support the Company’s environmental programs and celebrate international environmental holidays like Arbor Day, Earth Day and World Environment Day.

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    Jul 26, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Ammann "Paving Day" Introduces Equipment And Support

    A “solutions” approach to paving equipment sales and support for Canadian contractors was the theme of the recent “Paving Days” demonstration hosted by Ammann Canada.

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    Jul 26, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Cummins Recognized As 2012 Supplier Of The Year

    Chrysler Group LLC recognized Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) as the 2012 Sustainability Supplier of the Year during the company’s 2012 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony on June 6 at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.

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    Jul 26, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Westcan, MADD Partner On Road Safety Initiative

    MADD Canada and Westcan Bulk Transport have come together for a new initiative to prevent people from getting behind the wheel after drinking. MADD and Westcan recently unveiled a decal that will appear on 40 Westcan transport trucks. The unveiling comes just days before Alberta introduces tougher penalties for drinking and driving in Alberta.

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    Jul 26, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Getting There Is Half The Fun

    Helicoptering between the White Mountains in the 2.63-million-acre Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is exhilarating. We still manage to keep our focus on SBBI Vice President Ted Walker’s story about how the Department of the Interior’s reclamation project playing out some 150 feet below us came to be. “After years of study, the Bureau of Reclamation awarded the project to SBBI last October. The Bureau’s goal is twofold — to protect and restore populations of native fish while helping to create jobs for small businesses like ours,” says Walker. “One of the biggest challenges for us was to source equipment reliable enough for a remote location and, of course, actually get the machines and workers out here to get the job done.

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    Jul 4, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • East Kootenay Team Set To Help BC Grow In A Green Way

    Reviewing the recent unveiling of the provincial government's mining strategy, announcing eight new mine and nine new mining expansions, it is clear this sector is growing. This, combined with myriad power projects and the resurgent growth in forestry, is seeing BC's natural resource sector build. With any undertaking in these sectors there is the need to meet regulations and best practices as they relate to the environmental and eco-requirements. Cranbrook's recently formed Vast Resource Solutions, is just the company to help these projects go green.

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    Jul 4, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Scott Porritt Wins Driver Of The Year Award

    On June 9, 2012, Scott Porritt of Kelowna received the 2012 BC Driver of the Year award at the BC Trucking Association’s (BCTA’s) Annual Management Conference in Whistler, BC, for a spotless 27- year driving record, 20 of which he has served with his current employer, TMS Transportation Ltd.

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    Jul 4, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • Hyundai's Compact Radius Excavators Ideal For Confined Job Sites

    More and more operators are realizing the versatility, comfort and productivity of Hyundai Construction’s line of Compact Radius Excavators. These state-of-the art earthmoving machines are perfect for tight, confined job sites and designed for maximum performance.

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    Jul 4, 2012 - 6 years ago

  • First Kenworth K370 Cabover Goes To Coca-Cola

    Kenworth Truck Company’s first Kenworth K370 cabover was officially presented to the Coca-Cola Refreshments Fleet Operation in Bellevue, WA, during a special ceremony.

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    Jul 4, 2012 - 6 years ago

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