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Nov 01, 2010

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Cleaning the air Luck Stone initiative with EPA, others means cleaner, greener power at four plants. By Tina Grady Barbaccia Funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Virginia Clean Cities and James Madison University will help launch the first construction repowering ...

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Bridgestone Bandag announces price hike

Jul 02, 2010

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions says it will increase prices six percent on its Bridgestone brand radial truck and bus tires, effective today. The company cited hikes in energy, fuel and raw material costs as the reasons for the increase.

New EPA guidance on retrofits

Jul 02, 2010

EPA's Clean Diesel Campaign has issued new technical bulletins to for those considering using diesel oxidation catalysts or diesel particulate filters to retrofit their equipment, reports the Associated General Contractors of America's Environmental Observer. In addition to a list of EPA-approved verified construction ...

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Cat’s Q1 report increases its 2010 sales, profit outlook

Apr 26, 2010

Caterpillar Inc. today reported a first-quarter profit of $0.36 per share, up $0.55 per share from a loss of $0.19 per share in the first quarter of 2009. Excluding a tax charge of $90 million related to the recently signed ...

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Huss introduces onsite Certified Installer Training Program

Apr 21, 2010

Palm Desert, Calif.-based Huss, a developer of exhaust aftertreatment solutions, has introduced a new onsite Certified Installer Training Program. This two day course, at the Palm Desert location, provides technicians the essential knowledge they must have in order to install and ...

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Volvo launches Operator Safety Vest campaign

Apr 21, 2010

Volvo Construction Equipment launched Operator Safety Vest -- its latest safety campaign -- in a bid to reduce worksite injuries at this year's Bauma. The conference is currently going on in Munich, Germany. Through the campaign, the company issue thousands of Volvo-branded ...

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Cummins launches Tier 4 Website

Apr 21, 2010

At Bauma 2010, Cummins Inc. announced the launch of its Tier 4 Website to provide equipment users with an early insight into the performance and operation of field test installations ahead of the January 2011 effect date for EPA Tier ...

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Enhanced Enforcement

Feb 02, 2010

Why U.S. targeted industries should focus on Clean Water Act compliance. by Henry Chajet and Scott Stewart Strengthening clean water enforcement is a high priority of the Obama Administration. On Oct. 15, 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Enforcement and ...

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EPA final rule: New national air quality standard for NO2

Jan 25, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a new national air quality standard for nitrogen dioxide (NO2). Click here for the final rule on primary national ambient air quality standard. “This new one-hour standard is designed to protect the air we breathe and ...

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Texas Transportation Institute awarded $500K to study off-road construction equipment NOx

Nov 23, 2009

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Texas Transportation Institute's (TTI's) Center for Air Quality Studies a $500,000 grant two-year project will monitor nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions of road construction equipment before and after the installation of an emission reduction ...

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EPA stormwater Webcast for aggregate operations

Sep 02, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering a free, on-line, Industrial Stormwater Webcast on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (EDT) for owners and operators of ready mixed concrete, crushed stone and sand and gravel operations. The Webcast ...

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September 2009 – AggBeat

Sep 01, 2009

by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Bauma 2010 Bauma, the world’s largest trade fair for the construction industry, will take place at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany, next April. The show is expected to set new records in attendance, ...

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