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Memorial Day-themed truck pays tribute to U.S. armed forces

May 23, 2014

Memorial Day-themed truck pays tribute to U.S. armed forces

Volvo is honoring military service members with a Memorial Day-themed truck. The company has adorned a VNL 670 with graphics representing U.S. armed forces, with much of the design paying tribute to prisoners of war and those missing in action. The truck ...

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MSHA realigns district mine inspection boundaries

Jan 10, 2014

MSHA realigns district mine inspection boundaries

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has announced that it has made some changes to current district office boundaries and assigned inspection areas for its Metal and Nonmetal program. The changes took effect October 1, 2013. MSHA says the jurisdiction over the ...

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Caterpillar to close Virginia mining equipment plant

Nov 25, 2013

Caterpillar to close Virginia mining equipment plant

Caterpillar has announced that it will close its Pulaski, Virginia, plant by mid-2014, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The plant manufactures mining equipment. The closure will result in 240 layoffs. This is not the first Caterpillar mining ...

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Luck Stone drops suit against Powhatan County

Sep 26, 2013

Luck Stone drops suit against Powhatan County

Luck Stone Corporation has withdrawn a pending lawsuit against Powhatan County, Virginia, according to a report from Powhatan Today. The Powhatan County Board of Supervisors unanimously decided last week to accept the withdrawal, allowing Luck Stone and Powhatan Plaza LLC to ...

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Two suspects charged with arson in Jack’s Mountain Quarry case in Virginia

May 22, 2013

Two suspects charged with arson in Jack’s Mountain Quarry case in Virginia

Two men have been charged with two counts of arson following the April 27 discovery of two burned trucks belonging Jack’s Mountain Quarry near Union Hall, Virginia, The Franklin News Post reported. Roger Lee Brown, 28, and Joseph Edward James, 34, ...

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Bigge Crane and Rigging relocates

Sep 29, 2010

Bigge Crane and Rigging is relocating its Richmond, Virginia, location to a complex more than twice the size of the current yard. The newest Bigge location, still in Richmond, will be more than 12 acres and will be the headquarters for ...

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Terex names new district manager for Great Lakes

Jun 18, 2010

Terex Roadbuilding named Agustin "Gus" Luis, Jr., as the company's new district manager in the Great Lakes region. Luis will be responsible for sales, training and dealer development in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Michigan. With the addition of Luis, Terex divided ...

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Ohio couple wins Yokohama tire giveaway

Jun 18, 2010

Ohio couple wins Yokohama tire giveaway

An Ohio couple took home ten Yokohama Zenvironment tires worth $5,000 after entering Yokohama'scommercial truck tire giveaway at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March in Louisville, Kentucky. Vicky Britton swiped her card at the contest's display, and she and her husband Bill ...

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CSC develops new safety training

Jun 18, 2010

The Construction Safety Council developed a new train-the-trainer Health Hazards Awareness Program for the construction industry. Using federal funding from the Susan Harwood Training Grant, the CSC delivers a curriculum covering chemical, physical and biological hazards on the job site. The ...

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James River Equipment joins Morbark dealer network

Jun 18, 2010

James River Equipment joined the Morbark family of dealers as the company’s newest dealer in the southern United States. James River Equipment will provide sales and service throughout its 25 locations in Virginia and the Carolinas. Former Morbark sales representatives Rodney ...

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Associated Builders and Contractors honors Congressman Eric Cantor

Jun 17, 2010

Associated Builders and Contractors honors Congressman Eric Cantor

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) on June 17 presented U.S. Congressman Eric Cantor (R-Va.) with its Free Enterprise Legislator of the Year award. “Congressman Cantor has been on the frontline on issues that help advance free enterprise and the merit ...

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