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Supply Post Industry News - February, 2013

  • Chevrolet Hits The Slopes With 'Mountain Movers' Series

    When ESPN Winter X Games course designer Chris “Gunny” Gunnarson and award-winning television producer Jason Carbone set out to create a behind-the-scenes series of action sports competitions, they knew they needed to team up with Chevrolet. The brand has been part of Gunnarson’s actionpacked life since he bought his great-grandmother’s 1964 Bel Air at the age of 16.

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    Feb 27, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Water Pipeline Planning Program Announced

    The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) recently announced a new, free, online plastic pipe pressure design software for water distribution, transmission main systems and force mains. Called PPI PACE for Plastics Pipe Institute Pipeline Analysis & Calculation Environment, the Beta version is available at www.ppipace.com.

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    Feb 27, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Salini Group Chooses Astra Dump Trucks Equipped With Allison For Largest Dam In Africa

    Salini Costruttori is the Italian construction company responsible for building the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the largest on the African continent. The majority of 219 Astra trucks shipped to Salini in Africa (where the contractor has several dam construction projects) will help undertake this unprecedented project, which illustrates the 30 yearlong relationship between the two companies. Among them, and carrying out the very toughest jobs, are 68 Astra RD40 and RD50 dump trucks equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions.

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    Feb 27, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Terex Takes Top Honours In Find It-Fix It Challenge

    Humantech, Inc. announced Terex Utilities, a division of Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) as the winner of its sixth annual Find It – Fix It Challenge during a live webinar Friday. The Find It – Fix It Challenge recognizes and rewards simple and effective workplace solutions that increase productivity, improve worker morale, and reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.

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    Feb 27, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • 10 For 10: Newest OTA Road Knights Team Selected

    Ten new outstanding Ontario truck drivers have been selected to be part of the 10th Ontario Trucking Association Road Knights Team.

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    Feb 27, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • The National Heavy Equipment Show Presents The All New Winter Management Feature

    The excitement is growing for the country’s largest heavy equipment event, the National Heavy Equipment Show (NHES), which will be held at the International Centre in Mississauga, April 18-19, 2013.

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    Feb 27, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Shipbuilding Industry Ready For Decade Of Growth

    The recent release of the results from the B.C. Shipbuilding and Repair Workforce Table help government and industry align their skills and training investments to capitalize on what will be a decade of growth in the shipbuilding and repair sector.

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    Feb 27, 2013 - 5 years ago

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