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Supply Post Industry News - December, 2017

  • Association Of Equipment Manufacturers Expands Canadian Advocacy Efforts

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is expanding its advocacy services in Canada after its Board of Directors identified Canadian advocacy as a key strategic priority for the industry.

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    Dec 13, 2017 - one year ago

  • Changes To Access Charges Coming Soon To Benefit Smaller Container Trucking Companies

    Annual charges to be more equitably distributed
    Effective January 1, 2018, the amount the port authority charges container trucking companies that are authorized to operate within the port will be changed to benefit smaller companies. The changes are being made in response to feedback from smaller trucking companies and government who said the charges were disproportionate.

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    Dec 12, 2017 - one year ago

  • Seaspan Shipyards And The Government Of Canada Celebrate The Launch Of The First Large Vessel Designed And Built Under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy

    Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) recently celebrated the launch of the first large vessel to be designed and built under the Government of Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) – OFSV1, the first of three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV).

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    Dec 12, 2017 - one year ago

  • Terex CTL 430-24 Carries The Load During Library Reconstruction

    Luffing jib tower crane the right fit for Smith Bros. & Wilson for challenging downtown project New construction projects always come with a set of challenges, but the site and lifting needs are usually straight forward enough that several different crane options fit the requirements. Building reconstruction, on the other hand, typically comes with its own unique challenges. Often, there are obstacles in the way that make selecting the right crane much more difficult, and bidding the right crane can be the difference between getting the job and moving on to the next opportunity.

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    Dec 12, 2017 - one year ago

  • Volvo CE Presents The Second Episode Of 'The Megaproject Listing': Moving The City Of Kiruna

    The latest episode of ‘The Megaproject Listing’ takes viewers to the northernmost city in Sweden, Kiruna – where the city is on the move. Kiruna is relocating three kilometers east to ensure it does not collapse into the expanding mine it grew up around.

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    Dec 8, 2017 - one year ago

  • Brandt Announces Plan To Add Major Manufacturing Capacity In The US

    The Brandt Group of Companies has announced a major expansion into the US market with the acquisition of a state-of-the-art 200,000sq/ft manufacturing plant and equipment from Kongskilde Industries A/S. The plant, located in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, was previously employed in the manufacture of agricultural equipment for the American market.

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    Dec 8, 2017 - one year ago

  • Case IH Wraps Up 2017 With Strong Brand Loyalty And Innovative Engineering

    This year marked the monumental milestone of the 175th anniversary for Case IH.
    Jim Walker, Case IH vice president, NAFTA, reflects on the anniversary year and shares a positive outlook for 2018.

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    Dec 8, 2017 - one year ago

  • GOMACO Will Feature Its Latest Curb And Gutter Technology At World Of Concrete 2018

    GOMACO curb and gutter machines are chosen more than any others due to their industry leading technology, proprietary G+ control system, and ultimate versatility in their product line. GOMACO’s latest curb and gutter technology will be on display at World of Concrete 2018, January 23-26, in Las Vegas, Nevada. GOMACO’s booth will be located in the Central Hall, C5142, of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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    Dec 6, 2017 - one year ago

  • The Weather Company, An IBM Business, Introduces New Solutions Designed To Help Freight And Logistic Companies Improve Operational Efficiency

    Weather-related delays cost the freight industry alone approximately $8.7 billion a year in the US. To help address these inefficiencies, The Weather Company, an IBM Business (NYSE: IBM), introduced a new Operations Dashboard for Ground Transportation, a solution which is designed to help optimize workforce productivity and route selection for freight and logistics companies. This comprehensive, customizable dashboard includes key information on weather and road condition information, such as precipitation, wind, fog, ice and pooling water. The dashboard also integrates real-time traffic flow and incident data, and flags safety hazards. “By providing freight and logistics companies with a single view of critical weather and traffic information, we are providing them with the ability to make proactive decisions that can reduce inefficiencies and potentially keep their drivers out of harm's way,” said Mark Gildersleeve, vice president and head of business solutions, The Weather Company. “We understand that weather can be disruptive, but with the right insight companies can be prepared to make proactive decisions.”

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    Dec 6, 2017 - one year ago

  • Deere & Company Completes Acquisition Of The Wirtgen Group

    Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) has completed its acquisition of the Wirtgen Group, the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. In June, Deere announced a definitive agreement to purchase the international privately-held company.

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    Dec 5, 2017 - one year ago

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