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Supply Post Industry News - January, 2016

  • Bulk Hauler Walpole Earns Bulk Savings with Kenworth T880s and PACCAR MX-11 Engine

    In bulk hauling, tons are the name of the game. And for Walpole Inc., a bulk hauler with 240 company-owned tractors, getting more for less is paying dividends.

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    Jan 27, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Mack Trucks Green-Lights Renewable Diesel Fuel For Use In Mack Engines

    Following extensive truck and engine testing, Mack Trucks today signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack engines. Renewable diesel fuel delivers performance similar to diesel refined from petroleum, but with several additional customer benefits, including reduced greenhouse gas and particulate emissions, as well as decreased maintenance costs.

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    Jan 27, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • SENNEBOGEN 875 R-HD Is On The Mark For Robindale Energy’s Donora Dock Operation

    Paul Theodorakos, Equipment Manager for Robindale Energy and its associated companies, readily admits that dock operations and material handlers were new to him when his company acquired an existing dock operation in Donora, on Pennsylvania’s Monongahela River in 2014.

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    Jan 27, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • PEFC Week Brings International Partners Together

    Promoting sustainable forest management and having it recognized and rewarded in the supply chain from the local to the global level is a key priority shared by the many delegates who attended the 2015 PEFC Forest Certification Week in Montreux, Switzerland.

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    Jan 25, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Wash It, Stack It, Sell It - Terex Washing Systems Stacking Up

    Terex Washing Systems (TWS) has enhanced their product portfolio with the announcement of the Terex AggreStac Conveyor Range. The launch took place as part of TWS Global Distributor Event in the prestigious Carton House Hotel in Maynooth, Ireland. This announcement was one of several new product and project services that distributors learnt about during the three day event.

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    Jan 12, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • CTA: No Reason For Further Delay On Canadian ELD Rule

    The announcement of the final US rule requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELD), puts Canada “under the gun” and removes any remaining argument for the Canadian governments not to move forward with a similar mandate in Canada, says this country’s largest trucking association. For over a decade, the Canadian Trucking Alliance – the federation of the provincial trucking associations representing over 4,500 trucking companies – has been lobbying the Canadian governments to introduce a mandate that would require all trucks where the driver is currently required to produce a paper log book in order to monitor compliance with the hours of service regulations to be equipped with an ELD.

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    Jan 12, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • BNC Crane Raises The Roof For Habitat For Humanity

    Habitat for Humanity Brant, Ontario, Canada, has built 19 new homes in the area since 1999 by relying on the generosity of volunteers to perform the majority of the construction work. When the local organization’s current construction project called for the use of a crane to lift a roof into place on a two-story house, BNC Crane Services, headquartered in Brantford, was more than happy to lend a hand. Using a Terex T 560-1 telescopic truck crane, BNC Crane donated its talent to make the dream of home ownership possible for a family of five.

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    Jan 7, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Prime Inc. Orders 900 Peterbilt Model 579s

    Prime Inc. – one of North America’s largest carriers with refrigerated, flatbed, tanker and intermodal divisions – ordered 900 Peterbilt Model 579s equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines. Peterbilt Motors Company announced the purchase which will put the trucks in operation with Prime’s affiliate, Success Leasing. “Peterbilt is a great business partner with a long history of providing Prime with vehicle and support solutions that help us build on our reputation as the industry’s most reliable and competitive carrier,” said Darrel Hopkins, Director of Leasing for Prime. “We believe the Model 579 will help us attract and retain drivers, as well as provide outstanding fuel efficiency and uptime.”
    Prime was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Springfield, Mo. The trucks were purchased through The Larson Group, also based in Springfield.
    “Prime is a valued customer of The Larson Group and their commitment to bringing its customers higher levels of value mirrors our own,” said Glenn Larson, President of The Larson Group, which owns 14 Peterbilt truck dealerships. “We are proud to have them as a customer and serve their truck sales and aftermarket needs.”

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    Jan 7, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • First WOLFF In Manhattan – WOLFF 700 B US At Three World Trade Center

    One World Trade Center was opened in Manhattan last year. At 541 meters high, it is the tallest building in the United States and the main building of the new World Trade Center complex, which once completed will include five skyscrapers. In the summer of 2015, Federated Crane Co, LLC set up a WOLFF 700 B US at Three World Trade Center (3 WTC) on behalf of the responsible steel construction company. The powerful luffing crane is the first WOLFF crane in New York City and convinces with a compact design and modern drive technology.

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    Jan 6, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Case IH Announces Revolutionary, New 2000 Series Early Riser Planter

    Case IH announces the award-winning 2000 series Early Riser planter featuring an all-new row unit. Building on a tradition of Agronomic Design, these rugged new planters have been engineered to operate at higher speeds to deliver fast and uniform emergence. The new planter has already been recognized with the agricultural engineering community’s prestigious AE50 award for 2016.

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    Jan 6, 2016 - 2 years ago

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