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North America News from August 2019

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Saporito joins SJPC

August 28 - South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC) has named Andrew Saporito as its executive director.
Views: 1264
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Duffy receives Demag

August 26 - Denver, Colorado-based Duffy Crane & Hauling has added a Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 1371
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Breakbulk volumes on the up at NWSA

August 21 - Year-to-date breakbulk volumes at the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) are up by 18.3 percent, compared to the same period last year, reaching 163,650 tonnes.
Views: 1818
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GE responds to fraud allegations

August 19 - General Electic (GE) has issued a statement in response to allegations that the company is engaging in accounting fraud worth USD38 billion.
Views: 1655
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Easter takes on Daseke interim CEO role

August 16 - Chris Easter has been appointed interim ceo of North American specialised transport provider Daseke following the retirement of Don Daseke.
Views: 1575
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Conceptum opens in Montreal

August 15 - Conceptum Logistics has strengthened its presence in the Canadian market with the opening of an office in Montreal, Quebec.
Views: 1638
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Air Partner flies aid to Juba

August 14 - Over the course of three weeks, Air Partner chartered 18 flights from the USA to deliver more than 400 tonnes of non-perishable food to Juba in South Sudan.
Views: 1544
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Confessore to head up Mallory project division

August 13 - Tennessee-headquartered Mallory Alexander International Logistics has appointed Michael Confessore to head up its recently launched project freight division.
Views: 1585
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Mammoet keeps it clean in Texas

August 13 - Mammoet has introduced a wash facility to clean its fleet of heavy equipment at its facility in Rosharon, Texas.
Views: 1915
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Trade war effects hit the West Coast

August 13 - Protracted trade tension between the USA and China has hit the bottom lines of ports and terminals active on the US West Coast. Predicting how volumes will develop in the coming months is proving difficult.
Views: 1874
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Nahas joins Silk Way Airlines USA

August 12 - Silk Way Airlines USA has appointed Fadi Nahas as the company’s vice president for the Americas region.
Views: 1626
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NWSA requests Terminal 46 proposals

August 12 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) is inviting companies interested in operating Terminal 46, a 50 acre (20.2 ha) deepwater marine terminal, to submit proposals.
Views: 1582
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Fernandina opts for Octopi

August 12 - Florida’s Worldwide Terminals Fernandina has selected the Octopi terminal operating system (TOS) as it modernises its port infrastructure.
Views: 1830
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Hill completes exchanger swap

August 12 - Hill Crane & Rigging (HCR) has used a 500-ton (453.6-tonne) capacity heavy track HT500 hydraulic skidding system from Hydra-Slide to replace a stacked heat exchanger at a refinery in Carson, California.
Views: 1572
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Tariffs taking their toll

August 9 - Last week, US President Donald Trump said that an additional 10 percent tariff will be imposed on Chinese-origin goods effective September 1, 2019.
Views: 1813
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Mixed fortunes in North America 

August 8 - In announcing its second-quarter financial results, heavy haulage and crane solutions provider, Entrec, said the outlook for its business in the USA continues to be positive, but warns that a more cautious approach is needed in Canada. 
Views: 1718
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Juergens moves to deugro USA

August 6 - deugro USA has appointed Richard Juergens as vice president projects in North America.
Views: 2123
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Blades arrive in Wilmington

August 6 - GT USA Wilmington has handled 39 wind turbine blades at its Delaware terminal on behalf of GE Renewable Energy.
Views: 1841
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DSV adds to US offices

August 2 - DSV Air & Sea has opened an office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – its 36th office in the USA.
Views: 1972

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