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North America News from March 2018

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Liebherr expands in the USA

March 30 - Liebherr will invest USD45 million in the expansion of its Newport News facility in Virginia, USA.
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SC&RA launches UPT2021 initiative

March 29 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has launched the Uniform Permit Transport 2021 (UPT2021) initiative, which aims to establish harmonisation in weight allowances and permitting systems across all 50 US states.


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Twin cranes arrive in Philadelphia

March 28 - Two super-post-Panamax cranes have arrived at the US port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) on board ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 16.
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ALE and Roll-Lift end JV

March 28 - ALE and Roll-Lift have ended their Canadian joint venture - ALE Roll-Lift Canada.
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NAM urges approval of Ex-Im nominees

March 26 - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has urged senators to approve President Trump's four nominees for the board of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, following the resignation of the last remaining board member, Scott Schloegel.
Views: 3007
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Pasha Hawaii handles Chinooks

March 26 - Pasha Hawaii has transported 12 CH-47 Chinook helicopters from Honolulu Harbor to the port of San Diego on board its ro-ro vessel, Marjorie C.
Views: 3186
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Steel tariffs threaten global shipping

March 23 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has warned that while the USA's metals tariff will have a limited impact on most international bulk trades, it could have a negative impact on global shipping.
Views: 3453
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Conceptum Logistics doubles up

March 23 - Conceptum Logistics' teams in the USA and Australia teamed up to move a 1, 805 cu m coal mining system from the USA to the Mackay region of Australia.
Views: 3435
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Devlin steps up at Geodis

March 15 - Geodis Freight Forwarding has appointed Dennis Devlin as director of industrial projects business development, capital projects North America.
Views: 3503
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Utility One expands with Terex

March 14 - Utility One Source (Custom Truck & Equipment) has acquired five Terex BT 792 boom trucks, five Terex Crossover 8000 boom trucks and four Terex HC 80 lattice boom crawler cranes.
Views: 2968
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Mammoet craning to new heights

March 12 - Mammoet has recently completed a series of heavy lifting activities at Lotte Chemical's monoethylene glycol (MEG) project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 2683
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Faymonville flips in North America

March 12 - Trailer manufacturer Faymonville has introduced a fourth pin-on flip axle as the latest option for the MegaMAX double drop trailer in North America.
Views: 3128
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Entrec reports revenue uptick

March 12 - Heavy haul transportation and crane solutions provider, Entrec, has reported a 30 percent revenue increase in 2017, up to USD148.7 million from USD114.1 million in 2016.
Views: 2878
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CN Rail CEO steps down

March 8 - Luc Jobin, the ceo of Canadian railway operator CN Rail, has stepped down with immediate effect.
Views: 2967
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Locos move through Jaxport

March 8 - Stevedoring company Portus has loaded two locomotives onboard Amasus' heavy lift vessel Eemslift Dafne at the port of Jacksonville (Jaxport), for onward transportation to Guinea.
Views: 2461
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Mammoet supports Seaspan

March 6 - Mammoet Canada has assisted Seaspan Shipyards with the launch of the first of three ships designed and built for the Canadian Coast Guard.
Views: 2355
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Terex adds to Empire

March 5 - North American Terex crane distributor, Empire Crane, has placed an order for several Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2438
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Jas handles plant relocation

March 5 - Jas Forwarding has handled the shipment of a paper fabric plant from the USA to India, on behalf of mechanical engineering company Voith.
Views: 2234
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STS cranes arrive at Wando Welch

March 2 - Two ship-to-shore cranes have arrived at the port of Charleston's Wando Welch Terminal in South Carolina, USA and will enhance the handling of neo-Panamax vessels.
Views: 2410
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Logistec expands with Gulf Stream Marine

March 2 - Canada-based Logistec has expanded its network of terminals with the acquisition of Gulf Stream Marine, a cargo handling and stevedoring specialist in the US Gulf Coast region.
Views: 2611
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Everett awards construction contracts

March 2 - The port of Everett has awarded approximately USD25 million in construction contracts for the second phase of its south terminal modernisation project.
Views: 2549
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Crowley carries bridges for Rio Abajo

March 2 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has transported multiple bridges, as well as an IMT AF-160 drill, to Puerto Rico to support the roadway reconstruction efforts in the Utuado region.
Views: 2079
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Change at the top for GAC Americas

March 2 - Bob Bandos has been appointed GAC's group vice president - Americas, following the retirement of Lars Heisselberg who held the position since 2009.
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Specialized Transport Symposium under way

March 1 - Marcia Taylor, ceo at Bennett International Group and Ellen Voie, Women in Trucking's ceo, kicked off the Specialized Transportation Symposium in St. Louis, USA, yesterday.
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