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North America News from November 2019

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Ports America appoints new president

November 27 - New Jersey-headquartered marine terminal operator and stevedore Ports America has named Peter Levesque as its president, with effect from February 2020.
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Mammoet in bridge installation project 

November 26 - Mammoet has transported and lifted two 270-ton (244.9-tonne) bridge spans in Pennsylvania, USA on behalf of Swank Construction Company. 
Views: 2493
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STS 2020 to focus on technology

November 26 - Technology throughout the next decade will take centre stage at the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s (SC&RA) upcoming symposium, which takes place at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel in North Carolina from February 18-21.
Views: 2121
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Beaumont secures BUILD grant

November 19 - The port of Beaumont in Texas has received a USD18 million infrastructure investment through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant programme.
Views: 2152
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Liebherr lifts in Hawaii

November 19 - Buckner HeavyLift Cranes is using a Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane to install Vestas wind turbines at a project site on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
Views: 2253
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LR 13000 crane cuts load time

November 18 - Mexico’s ESEASA has used its 3,000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 13000 crawler crane for the first time to load seven oil platforms onto barges at the port city of Tampico.
Views: 2674
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ACS expands US headquarters

November 18 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its US headquarters in Long Island in order to facilitate future growth in the Americas region.
Views: 2102
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PAC invests in Baltimore terminals 

November 18 - Ports America Chesapeake (PAC) has implemented the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) at the Seagirt and Dundalk marine terminals at the port of Baltimore. 
Views: 3217
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Compass moves locomotives

November 15 - Compass Forwarding, in collaboration with Bahri, has moved ten Wabtec railway locomotives from Lambert Point in Norfolk, USA to Alexandria, Egypt.
Views: 2692
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Brandt joins Crane Worldwide

November 15 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Eric Brandt as its vice president of sales for Eastern USA.
Views: 2222
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Mammoet signs Coeymans partnership

November 15 - Mammoet USA has signed an agreement with the port of Coeymans in New York that will see the engineered transport provider and heavy lift specialist utilise the 400-acre (161.9-ha) marine terminal.
Views: 2323
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Erickson awarded Transcom contract

November 14 - Erickson has been awarded a US Transportation Command (Transcom) contract for the provision of airlift services for the US Armed Forces.
Views: 2242
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AFRD cranes return to market

November 13 - Bigge Crane and Rigging’s A-frame ring derrick (AFRD) heavy lift cranes are now available for sale.
Views: 2319
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PCB 2020 to discuss ‘Energy in Transition’

November 12 - The organiser of the Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) has revealed the inaugural event’s conference theme and initial speakers.
Views: 2483
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Crew boat gets lift from Barnhart

November 11 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging, on behalf of Premier Bulk Stevedoring, has lifted and transferred a crew boat, measuring 110 ft (33.5 m) long, in Alabama.
Views: 2642
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WWPC members team up for project move

November 11 - USA-based BNSF Logistics and Heavy Logistics in Belgium have transported metalworking equipment from the port of Antwerp to Missouri.
Views: 2527
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SC&RA to preview bridge hit prevention course

November 8 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will hold a preview webinar of its upcoming Bridge Safety & Accident Prevention online course on November 13.
Views: 2079
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Precision delivery at Magdalena Ridge

November 7 - Magdalena Ridge Observatory (MRO), located in the mountains of New Mexico, sits at an altitude of 3,200 m. The facility now benefits from a new telescope, which had to be moved atop the mountain range with the utmost precision.
Views: 2429
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Appointments at Port Tampa Bay

November 7 - Florida’s Port Tampa Bay (PTB) has appointed Lisa Wolf-Chason as director of communications and David M. Delac as its chief financial officer.
Views: 2648
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Duluth sets wind energy record

November 7 - The port of Duluth has seen 306,000 freight tons of wind energy components traverse its docks in 2019 – a single-season record for the North American gateway.
Views: 2378
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Goldhofer opens in Miami

November 6 - Germany-based trailer manufacturer Goldhofer has opened facilities in Florida, USA to better serve its American customers.
Views: 2218
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Last-minute Arctic delivery

November 5 - Compass Forwarding has delivered a Magni 24.11 telescopic handler and accessories from a factory in Modena, Italy to Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic.
Views: 2313
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Northwest Crane skids to success

November 4 - Oklahoma-based Northwest Crane Service has used a 500-ton (453.6-tonne) capacity Hydra-Slide HT500 skidding system to install a transformer at a power station.
Views: 2269

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