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Workhorses of the Quarry

Sep 02, 2014

Workhorses of the Quarry

Unscheduled downtime. Paired together, the two words can send chills down the backs of aggregate producers. In an industry where minutes equate to thousands of dollars, and machines work with harsh, abrasive materials, unscheduled maintenance or unplanned downtime is unacceptable. ...

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Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

Jul 14, 2014

Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

The Terex TA400 (pictured) and TA300 articulated haulers are the first trucks to be announced after Volvo CE’s acquisition of Terex’s line of articulated and rigid frame trucks. Now that Volvo Construction Equipment’s acquisition of Terex’s articulated and rigid frame trucks is ...

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Trucks carry 59.9% of trans-border freight in November

Jan 29, 2014

Trucks carry 59.9% of trans-border freight in November

Trucks carried 59.9 percent of the $96.1 billion of freight moved in November between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released Wednesday from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics ...

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Trucks transport 59.9 percent of trans-border freight in August

Nov 08, 2013

Trucks transport 59.9 percent of trans-border freight in August

Trucks carried 59.9 percent of the $96.5 billion of freight moved in August between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released Thursday from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics ...

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Trucks transport 60.7 percent of trans-border freight in June

Aug 28, 2013

Trucks transport 60.7 percent of trans-border freight in June

Trucks carried 60.7 percent of the $93.5 billion of freight moved in June between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released last week from the Bureau of Transportation ...

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Trucks transport 60.8 percent of trans-border freight in May

Aug 05, 2013

Trucks transport 60.8 percent of trans-border freight in May

Trucks carried 60.8 percent of the $98.6 billion of freight moved in April between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released last week from the Bureau of Transportation ...

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Trucks transport 60.6 percent of trans-border freight in April

Jun 28, 2013

Trucks transport 60.6 percent of trans-border freight in April

Trucks carried 60.6 percent of the $99.0 billion of freight moved in April between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The ...

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Caterpillar considers fatigue-detecting tech for mining trucks

May 30, 2013

Caterpillar considers fatigue-detecting tech for mining trucks

Caterpillar mining trucks may soon include fatigue-detecting technology, our sister site, Better Roads, reported. The technology, developed by Australia-based Seeing Machines, uses a set of sensors and software to detect when an operator is drifting off and uses alarms to rouse ...

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Coalition lobbies for new Detroit-Windsor bridge

Dec 13, 2012

Coalition lobbies for new Detroit-Windsor bridge

The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), as well as 16 construction and transportation organizations, are calling on President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton to swiftly approve construction of a new international trade crossing between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. If built, the ...

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How-to: Identify quality air coils

May 07, 2012

How-to: Identify quality air coils

A quality air coil will exhibit good “strength, durability, flexibility, memory recoil, and performance in hot and cold temperatures,” say the writers behind parts manufacturer Phillips Industries’ Qwik Tech Tips monthly newsletter. A chief consideration is the material the air ...

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers achieves record first half gross auction proceeds of $2 billion

Aug 08, 2011

Industrial equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers earnings for the six months ended June 30, 2011 were $43.3 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, and adjusted net earnings of $40.3 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, the company announced on Aug. 5. This compares ...

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JM Wood truck and equipment auction

Apr 20, 2011

JM Wood Auction Company is hosting a gigantic one-day auction Thursday, April 21, 2011. The auction is in Columbia, South Carolina, and begins at 8 a.m. CST. Online bidding is also available. Auction includes trucks, construction and forestry. Click here for more ...

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