Sectors News | Overland

Heavy and project cargoes often have no choice but to move overland to reach their final destination. The latest updates from operators and service providers involved in the movement of cargoes by road, rail and inland waterways.

Miller Transfer adds to fleet

August 13 - North American specialised transport provider Miller Transfer has added five lowbed mini-deck trailers to its fleet.
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RHA submits cartel compensation claim

August 2 - The UK’s Road Haulage Association (RHA) has applied to the Competition Appeal Tribunal in respect of a claim against European truck manufacturers found to have colluded in a price-fixing cartel between 1997 and 2011.
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Barnhart on the acquisition trail

July 31 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging is set to acquire the crane and rigging operations, including all associated personnel and equipment, of Ohio-based Selinsky Force.
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Ruest steps up at CN

July 25 - Canadian National Railway (CN) has appointed Jean-Jacques Ruest as president and ceo, effective immediately. 
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ESTA makes wind safety progress

July 24 - Best practice guidelines for the safe transportation and erection of onshore wind turbines could be published before the end of the year, according to ESTA, the European association for abnormal road transport and mobile cranes.
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SC&RA moves for harmonisation in Canada

July 20 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has visited Ontario and Quebec, as part of a continuing effort to work toward harmonisation of heavy haulage regulations for its 116 Canadian members.
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Centurion in Triton takeover

July 18 - Australian heavy haulage provider Centurion has acquired Triton Transport Service, a specialist heavy haulage and general freight company based in Western Australia.
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Australia kicks off OSOM review

July 5 - Australia’s government has launched an independent review into why some heavy vehicle operators are experiencing delays in gaining Oversize Overmass (OSOM) special road access permits.
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Unlimited expansion for BNSF

July 5 - BNSF Logistics has acquired Texas-based third-party logistics provider Unlimited Freight.
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