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Supply Post Industry News - March, 2013

  • Xcentric Ripper Makes An Impact In Western Canada

    From the moment he saw the Xcentric Ripper, Brad Dewit knew it would be the perfect new tool to introduce to the Canadian excavation and demolition marketplace. The XR40 model grabbed his attention at the 2011 ConExpo trade show in Las Vegas, where it made its North American debut. Brad saw the potential for this innovative new product to replace traditional hydraulic hammers in many industries that his company, ShearForce Equipment, already serves.

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    Mar 27, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Huge Gap In Canada-US Tire Prices

    The Senate Committee on Finance has confirmed the Tire Dealers Association of Canada’s (TDAC) findings that discriminatory “country pricing” by tire manufacturers is forcing tire consumers across Canada to pay anywhere from 30 to 50% more for the same tires selling in the US.

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    Mar 26, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Powerscreen Welcomes Bison Iron Corp As A New Distributor

    Bison Iron Corp now offers Powerscreen crushers and screens in Alberta, Canada. In addition to sales and rental opportunities, Bison Iron will provide parts, service and warranty support for Powerscreen equipment by factory-trained technicians, as well as financing options to qualified customers. “We are delighted to welcome Bison Iron as a new Powerscreen distributor in Alberta,” said Todd Goss, Sales Director, North America.

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    Mar 26, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Eaton Launches New Series Of Transmissions

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has launched the Fuller Advantage Series of heavy-duty transmissions that include a wealth of new design features including reduced weight and increased efficiency resulting in fuel economy improvements, an improved shift feel, as well as features contributing to lower preventative maintenance costs. This new line of 10-speed transmissions is scheduled for commercial production this September.

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    Mar 26, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Port Metro Vancouver Announces Smart Fleet Trucking Strategy

    Port Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the results of its extensive industry and stakeholder engagement with the container truck sector, with the introduction of the Smart Fleet trucking strategy.

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    Mar 26, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Doosan DX190W Wheel Excavator

    The Doosan DX190W-3 wheel excavator combines increased power and performance with interim Tier 4 (iT4) updates. New technologies make this excavator ideal for highway and street development, site development, scrap handling, sewer and water work, and dealer rental.

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    Mar 26, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • NHES 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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    Mar 26, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • 2012 Cleaning The Capital Contributors Celebrated

    Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Keith Egli, Chair of the Transportation Committee, Councillor Marianne Wilkinson, and Bill Houldsworth of Tim Horton’s celebrated the efforts of 2012 Cleaning the Capital participants and sponsors at a recent ceremony at City Hall.

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    Mar 26, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Trailer Rollover Stability Support System Proven To Be Ideal Protection

    Meritor WABCO, a leader in integrated safety and efficiency technology for the North American commercial vehicle industry, has combined comprehensive features that include auto lift axle control and tire inflation data management into its newly released Rollover Stability Support (RSS) 1M trailer stability control system. These features provide additional benefits by controlling and monitoring ancillary trailer components alongside the trailer rollover mitigation functionality of the system.

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    Mar 26, 2013 - 5 years ago

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