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VIDEO: Watch an ice construction crew build and drive a truck made of ice

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 09, 2014

VIDEO: Watch an ice construction crew build and drive a truck made of ice

Were you affected by the polar vortex that brought sub-zero temperatures to some parts of the U.S. this week? In Chicago, temperatures dropped to as low as -45 degrees Fahrenheit. Thank goodness for heaters, right? But what if the vehicle you ...

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VIDEO: Airline surprises passengers by granting Christmas wishes

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 12, 2013

VIDEO: Airline surprises passengers by granting Christmas wishes

  You’ll want a box of tissues handy when you watch this video. WestJet passengers flying to Ontario recently got a nice surprise from the airline employees when they reached their destination. Before boarding in Toronto, passengers told Santa what they wanted for ...

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One Too Many Accidents?

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 19, 2013

One Too Many Accidents?

You can’t prevent everything. As long as there are planes, cars, trains and other forms of transportation, you’ll hear about crashes and wrecks. But at what point do these machines’ safety records cross the line from being a fluke accident ...

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Canada’s Deh Cho Bridge wins 2013 IBC award

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 07, 2013

Canada’s Deh Cho Bridge wins 2013 IBC award

The Deh Cho Bridge in Canada, one of the world’s longest, continuous superstructures, received the Gustav Lindenthal Medal at the 2013 International Bridge Conference (IBC). The annual award, sponsored by Bayer MaterialScience LLC, recognizes recent outstanding achievements in bridge engineering. The ...

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U.S. experiences 3.6-percent increase in commercial trucks crossing borders in 2012

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 05, 2013

U.S. experiences 3.6-percent increase in commercial trucks crossing borders in 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, has released figures reporting 3.6 percent more commercial trucks crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico in 2012 than ...

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Mafia involved in potential asphalt shortage in Montreal

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 19, 2013

Mafia involved in potential asphalt shortage in Montreal

Our sister publication, Equipment World, shared an interesting story about a possible asphalt shortage in Montreal, Canada. The city, which has numerous potholes, will have to sign a $5.2 million contract to avoid running out of asphalt, but city officials worry ...

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KPI-JCI hosts crushing and screening PRO Service training event

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 22, 2011

KPI-JCI hosts crushing and screening PRO Service training event

KPI-JCI recently held an onsite, hands-on crushing and screening PRO Service Training Event at the Johnson Crushers International, Inc. plant that drew 30 participants from the United States and abroad. Fifteen representatives from eight dealerships attended the training session, including Mine ...

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Mike Abrahams honored for lifetime achievement in bridge engineering

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 17, 2011

Mike Abrahams honored for lifetime achievement in bridge engineering

Michael Abrahams, technical director of structures for Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the recipient of the John A. Roebling Medal. Given as part of the International Bridge Conference (IBC) Awards 2011 program, the Roebling Medal recognizes an individual for lifetime achievement in ...

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Volvo Trucks shows off three technology systems

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 15, 2010

During a Volvo Trucks Enhanced Technology customer event held Sept. 9-10 at the Waterloo Regional Emergency Services Training & Research Complex in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, the company showcased three of its systems to demonstrate improved the systems' safety and efficiency. The ...

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Major Wire’s new Website offers live chat Q&A

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 24, 2010

Major Wire’s new Website offers live chat Q&A

Montreal-based Major Wire Industries Limited unveiled its new Website (www.majorwire.cc) and the electronic medium now provides producers with the ability to answer producer screening inquiries through multiple avenues. In addition to phone and e-mail contacts, a Q & A section allows producers ...

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Sustainability Tip of the Month: Learning from U.S. and Canadian Emissions Paths

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 26, 2010

Editor's Note: This is the second in a monthly series of short articles from John Deere that highlight emissions and sustainability topics, providing information and tips for contractors to help them best manage their fleets. During the last several years, Canadian ...

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics: Surface trade up 19.5%

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 30, 2010

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 19.5 percent higher in January 2010 than in January 2009, reaching $56.7 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation ...

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