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Transafe in large refinery project

October 31 - October 30 - JSC Transafe Logistics has made use of the ports of St Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don to transport heavy equipment for the Volgograd oil refinery.
Views: 439
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Liebherr opens new logistics centre

October 31 - October 31 - From 2015, the Liebherr Group's logistics centre in Oberopfingen, Germany will be the base from which spare parts for Liebherr earth moving machinery will be supplied.
Views: 376
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Hunter for DHL

October 31 - October 31 - DHL Global Forwarding has named Graham Hunter as head of Industrial Projects (IP) for Europe, effective November 1, 2014.
Views: 510
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Faymonville on the right track

October 31 - October 31 - Czech Republic based APB Pilzen has ordered two seven-axle flatbed lowloaders from Faymonville's MultiMAX series.
Views: 390
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New German head at Mammoet

October 31 - October 31 - Mammoet Germany has appointed Jens Krawczynski as managing director, effective November 1.
Views: 586
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Infrastructure vital for SOHAR's success

October 31 - October 31 - SOHAR executive commercial manager Edwin Lammers has emphasised the importance of pressing forward with national infrastructure projects that will allow the port to offer better connectivity across the GCC region.
Views: 664
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Rotterdam on a high

October 30 - October 30 - The Port of Rotterdam has seen a surge in ro-ro and general cargo throughput during 2014.
Views: 509
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Ups and downs for Terex

October 30 - October 30 - Terex Corporation has posted a 3 percent year-on-year increase in net sales for the third quarter of 2014, despite seeing a 31 percent drop in income from continuing operations.
Views: 348
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AN-124 houses helicopter

October 30 - October 30 - Ruslan International has partnered with DB Schenker subsidiary, charter broker Karpeles Flight Services, to move a brand new AgustaWestland AW101 helicopter from the UK to Africa.
Views: 576
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Combi Lift Bremen-bound; Combi Dock set up

October 29 - October 29 - Effective November 1, the headquarters of Combi Lift will move to Bremen, with the shipping line's technical and engineering work coming together with its chartering and operations activities under one roof. The company's office in Steinkirch
Views: 845
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India takeaway for DKT Allseas Shipping

October 28 - October 28 - Effective November 1, DKT Allseas Shipping is taking over from Escombe Lambert as the UK liner agent and representative for the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI).
Views: 426
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Van der Vlist takes the wheel

October 28 - October 28 - Van der Vlist has transported a dismantled 105-tonne Komatsu WA 800 wheel loader from the Netherlands to a quarry in Norway, where the machine was reassembled.
Views: 516
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Lufthansa Cargo adds Stavanger

October 27 - October 27 - Effective November 7, Lufthansa Cargo will serve Stavanger, Norway, with cargo-only flights for the first time, improving the linkage of the Norwegian oil hub with the airline's global network.
Views: 412
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A2SEA gets Borkum underway

October 27 - October 27 - A2SEA has installed the first turbine at Dong Energy's Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, using Sea Installer.
Views: 384
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Giant reactor lift in Linz

October 27 - October 27 - A 380-tonne reactor, manufactured by Schoeller-Bleckmann Nitec (SBN), has been loaded at Felbermayr's heavy lift port in Linz.
Views: 638
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Clausen climbs Swiss Alps

October 27 - October 27 - Clausen Kran took its Liebherr LTR 1060 crawler crane off-road to extend a tunnel on the Gornergrat railway in the Swiss Canton of Wallis.
Views: 450
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VDR saves 'valuable', says London P&I

October 27 - October 27 - The London P&I Club says that failure to preserve voyage data recorder (VDR) records can compromise an owner's position in the event of a claim.
Views: 257
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Euroports appoints Standaert

October 27 - October 27 - Euroports Benelux and France has appointed Rik Standaert as its new commercial director.
Views: 949
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Positive meeting for Project Partners

October 27 - October 27 - The Project Partners network held its seventh annual conference at the beautiful Lake Tegernsee in Germany from October 9-12.
Views: 351
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Vessel operating costs set to rise

October 27 - October 27 - According to a new survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens, vessel operating costs are expected to rise by 2.9 percent in both 2014 and 2015.
Views: 742
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MI Logistics on the double

October 24 - October 24 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Indonesia, MI Logistic, has handled two complex projects, including the export of transformers and the import of steel components.
Views: 761
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Antwerp on course for record year

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year, which is 3.7 percent more than the same period of 2013.
Views: 521
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Shippers call for clarification on sulphur

October 24 - October 24 - The Global Shippers' Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel, ahead of the implementation of the emission control areas (ECAs) from January 1, 2015.
Views: 572
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Steder in urgent power shipment

October 24 - October 24 - Steder Group has chartered two urgent AN-124 freighter flights with Maximus Air Cargo, in order to deliver power equipment to Shell Gabon on behalf of Aggreko International.
Views: 459
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CAT purrs for Alliance

October 23 - October 23 - Alliance Logistics has transported various CAT machinery from Morocco's Casablanca port to Hoorn in the Netherlands, using both road and sea transport.
Views: 521
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Flying high at ABC

October 23 - October 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is on course for another year of record growth, having carried a total of 290,735 tonnes in the first nine months of 2014 - a 14 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 503
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Vogtle expansion gets a lift

October 23 - October 23 - An 81.6-tonne CA05 module has been installed at unit 3 of the Plant Vogtle nuclear power station in Burke County, near Waynesborough, Georgia.
Views: 706
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BBC to introduce sulphur surcharge

October 23 - October 23 - BBC Chartering plans to introduce a low sulphur surcharge to offset additional costs incurred by switching to cleaner fuels in sulphur emission control areas (ECAs), effective January 1, 2015.
Views: 422
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Sarens puts Terex to the test

October 22 - October 22 - Sarens has used a Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane with its recently acquired Boom Booster kit to erect an Enercon E-126 wind turbine at the Windpark Noordoostpolder in the Netherlands.
Views: 680
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Johnson in bumper birthday project

October 22 - October 22 - Teeside, UK-based freight forwarder, Johnson Partners, has celebrated its tenth anniversary by completing its largest project shipment to date.
Views: 409
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Houston, we have a vessel

October 22 - October 22 - BBC Chartering can now enjoy priority berthing and 24/7 serviceability in the Port of Houston, with the gateway's Manchester Terminal being named the carrier's dedicated North American hub.
Views: 572
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Hacklin thrusts forward

October 21 - October 21 - Hacklin Logistics has transported six heavy propulsion units, or thrusters, from Rauma, Finland to China.
Views: 541
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Trains travel on water

October 21 - October 21 - Germany's Intertransport Gruber has completed the transportation of two trains shipped from Qingdao, China to Rotterdam.
Views: 730
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Cutting-edge counterweight concept

October 21 - October 21 - Liebherr has developed an innovative concept for erecting its 600-tonne capacity LR 1600/2 crawler cranes with long wind power boom systems.
Views: 682
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Panalpina maintains stability

October 21 - October 21 - "We have managed to keep up profitability in the first nine months of the year," says Panalpina ceo Peter Ulber.
Views: 614
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TPT opens in Aarhus

October 21 - October 21 - Tschudi Project Transports (TPT) will open a new office in Aarhus, Denmark on November 1.
Views: 452
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Drum roll for D

October 21 - October 21 - One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76-TD freighters has transported a heavy-duty steam drum from Germany's D
Views: 463
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Obituary

October 21 - October 20 - Josef Prangl, founder of Austrian access, lifting and transport provider Prangl, passed away unexpectedly recently at the age of 87.
Views: 563
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AGL barges to Romania

October 20 - October 20 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has chartered a barge to transport ten heavy components for a large lock being built in Cernavoda, Romania.
Views: 642
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CEVA responds to Ebola crisis

October 20 - October 20 - CEVA Logistics has handled the airlift of more than 70 tonnes of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia to assist in ongoing efforts to combat the West Africa Ebola outbreak.
Views: 545
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FCI captures Raptor shipments

October 20 - October 20 - France Cargo International (FCI) has transported five Berthoud-manufactured Raptor self-propelled field sprayers from the south of France to Xiamen in China.
Views: 463
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Oh! de Cologne, for Wagenborg

October 20 - October 20 - Wagenborg has completed the transport, transhipment and installation of a generator and gas turbine destined for the K
Views: 515
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Polytra takes to the rails

October 20 - October 20 - Polytra has shipped 20 passenger rail carriages from Romania to Morocco.
Views: 358
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ABC adds AirLink

October 17 - October 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has appointed AirLink Cargo as its general sales agent in the Pacific northwest region of the United States.
Views: 752
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A2SEA signs for Dudgeon

October 17 - October 17 - From autumn 2016, A2SEA will play a key role in helping to build the 402 MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the UK for Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft.
Views: 426
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GeoSea buys Hochtief assets

October 16 - October 16 - International construction group Hochtief is selling its offshore assets to marine contractor and long-term partner, GeoSea.
Views: 650
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ABC adds sixth B747-8F

October 16 - October 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has celebrated the delivery of its sixth new Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 754
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European ports want open dialogue with EC

October 15 - October 15 - A group of ports in northwest Europe have called for an open dialogue with the European Commission about the allocation of future funding, rather than 'publishing more paper'.
Views: 667
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Steil adds Liebherr duo

October 15 - October 15 - Trier, Germany based Steil Kranarbeiten recently invested in two new telescopic mobile cranes from Liebherr.
Views: 431
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Ruslan in priceless project

October 15 - October 15 - Ruslan International and Air Partner teamed up to carry 18 tonnes of precious artifacts from Rabat in Morocco to Paris Vatry airport using an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 418
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Van der Vlist delivers DRC dumpers

October 14 - October 14 - Van der Vlist recently completed the shipment of five Hitachi dump trucks from its facility in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, to Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 288
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Delta doubles up

October 14 - October 14 - Delta Maritime recently coordinated a brace of project shipments.
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Delta doubles up

October 14 - October 14 - Delta Maritime recently coordinated a brace of project shipments.
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Boom Booster for Sarens

October 13 - October 13 - The Sarens Group has equipped its CC 8800-1 crawler crane fleet with the Terex Boom Booster.
Views: 554
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Pressing work for Viktor Baumann

October 13 - October 13 - Crane service provider Viktor Baumann, used its Terex Superlift 3800 crane for the first time during the removal of three press components from a SGL Carbon factory in Bonn, Germany.
Views: 518
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Renewable success for Collett

October 13 - October 13 - Collett & Sons has handled over 324 wind turbine components from its purpose built Grangemouth depot on behalf of Forth Ports.
Views: 563
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Harms Bergung in Saipem tow

October 13 - October 13 - Saipem chartered two of Harms Bergung, Transport & Heavylift's tugs to tow the semi-submersible pipelay vessel, Castoro 6, from Rotterdam to Burgas in Bulgaria.
Views: 354
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Lufthansa Cargo remains optimistic

October 10 - October 10 - Lufthansa Cargo says it is cautiously optimistic for the fourth quarter of 2014 and expects a seasonal upturn in demand during the Christmas period.
Views: 687
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The Friday Flyer - October 10, 2014

October 10 - At the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston, Ed Osterwald, a partner at CEG-Europe, gave a fascinating insight into why the oil and gas business is one of the largest - and most poorly understood - industries in the world.
Views: 1145
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MeteoGroup delivers for Shell

October 9 - October 9 - MeteoGroup is to provide a weather forecasting service to Shell offshore operations in the UK, Ireland, Norway and the Netherlands.
Views: 771
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TP Shipping opens in Houston

October 8 - October 8 - Grimstad, Norway-headquartered TP Shipping has opened a new office in Houston.
Views: 586
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Steder in excavator move

October 8 - October 8 - Steder Group transported six heavy excavators for a Dutch contractor.
Views: 402
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Dragon flies with Ruslan

October 8 - October 8 - Ruslan International has flown a spectacular, gigantic mechanical dragon from France to China on an AN-124.
Views: 401
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Martin Bencher ships crane quartets

October 7 - October 7 - Martin Bencher Poland has delivered two shipments of four automatic stacking cranes from Shanghai to Rotterdam's ECT Delta terminal.
Views: 477
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Tuscor Lloyds in the eye of a storm

October 7 - October 7 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported three 9-tonne out-of-gauge anchors and their accompanying shackles from the UK to Hawaii.
Views: 613
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Nicolas delivers to Capelle

October 7 - October 7 - Nicolas has sold a K25 platform trailer combination from Scheuerle-Kamag to Ales, France based transport company Capelle.
Views: 556
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Pegasus in Norwegian tow

October 7 - October 7 - Harms Bergung, Transport & Heavylift chartered the anchor handling tug Pegasus to Norwegian shipbuilder VARD S
Views: 430
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Baltic Cargo Shuttle takes off

October 7 - October 7 - Arkon Shipping and Best Logistics have celebrated the inauguration of their heavy lift and general cargo shuttle service: the Baltic Cargo Shuttle (BCS).
Views: 731
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New VP for A2SEA

October 6 - October 6 - A2SEA has appointed Henri Schumann as its new vice president for commercial.
Views: 416
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AGL steams ahead

October 6 - October 6 - Alexander Global Logistics has handled the transport of a 148-tonne steam drum by barge from Berlin to Sluijskil in the Netherlands.
Views: 726
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Sloman Neptun appoints Swedish agent

October 6 - October 6 - Sloman Neptun Shipping & Transport has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its new agent in Sweden.
Views: 1048
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North American short sea shipping booms

October 6 - October 6 - Total cargo tonnage transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway in 2014 has already surpassed 2013 levels, driven by a surge in North American import and export activity.
Views: 431
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Immingham ups lifting capacity

October 6 - October 6 - Associated British Ports' (ABP) Port of Immingham has expanded its crane fleet with the addition of a Terex / Gottwald HMK 170 EG mobile harbour crane.
Views: 664
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GAC Marine Logistics relocates

October 3 - October 3 - Ship spares logistics specialist GAC Marine Logistics (GML) has relocated its head office from the UAE to Singapore.
Views: 447
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France firms up USD5 billion canal deal

October 3 - October 3 - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has backed the development of the Seine-Nord Canal, which will connect Greater Paris with northern Europe's premier gateways.
Views: 286
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R&B in another mining move

October 3 - October 3 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has shipped another three large Komatsu mining dump trucks from the manufacturer's new faciltiy in Chennai, India to Liberia's Monrovia port for use in the country's New Liberty Gold Project.
Views: 578
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Ritchie Bros. sees strong sales

October 3 - October 3 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than USD76 million of used equipment at its recent auctions in Quebec and Texas.
Views: 379
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Elbe expansion delayed

October 2 - October 2 - The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) in Leipzig has made a decision to delay the deepening and widening of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe.
Views: 388
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Van der Vlist invests in wind energy

October 2 - October 2 - Van der Vlist has increased its fleet of transport vehicle capable of carrying large components for the wind energy industry.
Views: 343
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Tight squeeze for WWL ALS

October 2 - October 2 - WWL ALS has handled the transport of an 85-tonne press from Kehl, Germany to Sheffield in the UK, via the port of Immingham.
Views: 358
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Mexico opens skies for Aeros

October 2 - October 2 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) has received validation of the 40D Sky Dragon airship's type certification from Mexico's aviation authorities.
Views: 393
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GAC adds Antwerp office

October 2 - October 2 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC Group, has added a new office in Antwerp to its network of over 300 offices.
Views: 543
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11th B747 for Cargolux

October 1 - October 1 - Cargolux Airlines International has added the 11th Boeing 747-8 freighter to its fleet.
Views: 500
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Yusen and Inci partner up

October 1 - October 1 - Japan based Yusen Logistics has signed an important and strategic collaboration agreement with Turkey's Inci Logistics.
Views: 595
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WWL ALS pipes up again

October 1 - October 1 - Following the successful delivery of a 165-tonne mill pipe, WWL ALS was contracted to ensure the safe passage of another mill pipe.
Views: 393
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DICA celebrates new HQ

October 1 - October 1 - DICA Outrigger Pads has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate its move to a new headquarters, manufacturing and distribution facility in Guthrie Center, Iowa.
Views: 410

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