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Supply Post Industry News - August, 2013

  • Saddle Creek Teams With Freightliner Trucks To Develop CNG Tractor With Advanced Aerodynamics

    Freightliner Trucks and Saddle Creek Logistics Services have together developed a new Freightliner Cascadia 113-inch BBC day cab with natural gas technology featuring advanced aerodynamics. Saddle Creek has ordered the first 10 of the vehicles, outfitted with a 120 gallon fuel system. When complete, this will mark the first time a natural gas system will be fully enclosed behind the side and back of cab aerodynamic fairings.

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  • Historical Society Preserves Canadian Construction Heritage

    By Mark Wolfe

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    Aug 28, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Sustainable Materials Make Truck Environmentally Friendly And Tough

    Ford is proving that pickups can be green and tough by adding rice hulls to the list of sustainable materials used to build F-150 – America’s best-selling truck.

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  • Manitoba's Strategy For Petcoke & Coal Heating

    The province is taking a new direction to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and become better able to withstand climate change, starting with a ban on petroleum coke and coal heating, and emission taxes on both those products for other industrial uses, as well as holding public consultations on the next phase of its climate change strategy, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced recently.

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    Aug 28, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • CPIA Supports The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

    Imagine crossing Canada three times end to end — between Vancouver, B.C. to St. John’s, N.L. That distance — 21,775 kilometers — is about the length of shorelines in this country cleaned throughout the 20-year history of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

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    Aug 28, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Perkins Targets Ag Sector With New Compact Four Cylinder Engine

    Improved performance, installation flexibility and dependability are the major benefits delivered to customers by the new Perkins 854FE34TA engine. Designed to meet EU Stage IV and U.S EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards above 56 kW (75 hp), the new package is firmly aimed at the agricultural sector where productivity and economy are key for the end user.

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    Aug 28, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Equipements FDS Inc. Gets Rolling As Ammann Dealer For Quebec

    As of July 1, Équipements FDS Inc. has been appointed the exclusive Ammann compaction and paving equipment dealer in the Province of Quebec. “We are thrilled to add Équipements FDS to our network of dealers across Canada,” says Peter Price, Area Sales Manager of Ammann Canada. “Pierre Boisvert and his experienced staff of industry professionals will not only provide excellent, ongoing service to our existing customer base in Quebec, but will also introduce the Ammann compaction and paving product line to a whole new group of equipment users. We could not be more pleased to now have Équipements FDS in the Ammann Canada family.”

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    Aug 28, 2013 - 5 years ago

  • Komatsu Launches Its First Intelligent Machine Control Dozer

    Komatsu America Corp. recently introduced the D61EXi/PXi-23, Komatsu’s first intelligent Machine Control model to the North American market. Thanks to its first fully automatic blade control, the D61i-23 dozer can perform not only finish grading, which has been possible with conventional Machine Control, but also rough dozing. As a result, it achieves outstanding improvement in productivity. This is the first machine using this new innovative technology, and it is scalable to other products manufactured by Komatsu.

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    Aug 28, 2013 - 5 years ago

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