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Supply Post Industry News - October, 2016

  • Palm Trees, Sunshine, And Heavy Equipment

    SupplyPost Sales Manager Jeff Watson joined a group of journalists to check out the new line up from LiuGong. By Jeff Watson

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    Oct 28, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • The Future of Autonomous Vehicles

    Many construction professionals may currently use driver-assisted or semi-autonomous functionality in heavy equipment on the jobsite. However, how long will it be before equipment becomes truly autonomous?

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    Oct 28, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Case IH Reveals New Tagline, New Focus and a New Autonomous Concept Vehicle

    Autonomous tractor concept unveiled exemplifies new tagline, “Rethink Productivity” Case IH announced “Rethink Productivity” as the new tagline for the brand to demonstrate a new focus on future innovations that help producers achieve High-Efficiency Farming practices. As a demonstration of this approach, the brand also unveiled a sleek, new autonomous tractor concept vehicle.

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    Oct 26, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Has Partnered With Comdata To Re-Invent Its Fuel Card To Offer Lower Fuelling Costs To Its Customers.



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    Oct 26, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Rope and Sling Provides Rigging Gear to Ainscough for Fallen Bridge Lift

    Rigging equipment from Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) was integral to the reopening of a major Kent motorway following the collapse of a footbridge that was hit by a lorry during the UK’s Bank Holiday weekend at the end of August.

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    Oct 25, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Digging In Deep To Help The Community

    “It’s showing people you care, that’s what it’s all about,” said Russell Haynes, Mechanical Supervisor of Virginia Paving Company in Norfolk, Va. Along with its parent company, Lane Construction, Virginia Paving is heavily involved in community fundraising efforts at all seven of their locations.

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    Oct 21, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • New Distributor For Sandvik in Alaska

    Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is proud to announce that Tyler Rental Inc. is its new distributor for a range of equipment throughout Southeast Alaska. Tyler Rental will not only be supplying a comprehensive range of Sandvik surface and rotary drill rigs, rock tools, load and haul and mobile crushing and screening equipment, but will also be providing full aftermarket care, spare parts and dedicated customer service.

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    Oct 20, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Peterbilt To Participate In Doe’s Supertruck II Program

    Peterbilt announced it will work with Cummins to develop technologies under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck II program.

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    Oct 20, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • Milling Made Simple With The New John Deere Cold Planer

    Transform your skid steer, compact track loader (CTL) or compact wheel loader into an efficient milling machine with the latest addition to the John Deere Worksite Pro attachment line-up, the D-Series cold planers. These attachments are ideal for customers performing street repairs, matching uneven pavement surfaces, cutting drainage in parking lots and cleaning up around larger milling machines.

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    Oct 12, 2016 - 2 years ago

  • J. O’Shea Boosts Production With The Sandvik QE441 Mobile Scalper

    Manchester based J. O'Shea & Sons, a specialist bulk excavation and recycling company, has recently invested in a QE441 heavy duty scalping plant. This has been acquired in order to increase production at its C&D recycling operation. A valued Sandvik customer, J. O'Shea and Sons has owned Sandvik, and formerly Extec, equipment for the past 15 years.

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    Oct 12, 2016 - 2 years ago

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