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Caterpillar considers Covid-19 impact

March 30 - The magnitude of the Covid-19 pandemic will be determined by its duration, geographic spread, business disruption and overall impact on the global economy, says equipment manufacturer Caterpillar.
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Reynolds slides to success

March 27 - Reynolds Transfer and Storage has used Hydra-Slide hydraulic skidding equipment to remove and replace a transformer in Madison, Wisconsin.
Views: 767
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PMI plummets in USA and Europe

March 27 - The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) – a bellwether of economic health for the manufacturing and service sectors – has dropped to record lows in both the USA and eurozone during March.
Views: 634
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SC&RA update on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

March 26 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is appealing to the US Department of Homeland Security to confirm that the crane, rigging, and specialised transportation industry is classified as Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.
Views: 670
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Duncan joins Long Beach

March 26 - The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners in the USA has named Kenneth W. Duncan as managing director of commercial operations.
Views: 507
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Ex-Im supports US exporters

March 24 - The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) has introduced initial relief measures for US exporters and financial institutions to support American companies in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Views: 962
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Crowley adds Hercules to fleet

March 23 - Crowley Maritime has entered into a bareboat charter agreement with Brusco Tug and Barge for a tractor tug that will serve Pacific Northwest and California ports with ship assist and harbour escort work.
Views: 735
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BigLift completes STS delivery

March 20 - BigLift Barentsz has delivered three neo-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes to the port of Savannah in the USA. 
Views: 1567
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UPDATED: JOC, Antwerp XL and ESTA cancel events

March 17 - The 2020 JOC Breakbulk & Project Cargo Conference, Antwerp XL exhibition, and the ESTA 2020 Awards of Excellence have joined the growing list of events that have been cancelled or postponed as a result of the rapid growth of global cases of Covid-19. 
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Tonsager joins Patriot 

March 17 - Patriot Rail and Ports has appointed Paul Tonsager as its chief commercial officer. 
Views: 1338

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