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Daimler Trucks North America announced that its Portland truck manufacturing plant is setting the course for the company's "green" production in the U.S. by achieving carbon-neutral production in 2020 with reduced energy consumption and the offset of on-site emissions. DTNA further plans to incorporate CO₂-neutral production at all of its remaining truck manufacturing plants by 2025. The Portland plant will...
Kentucky Venues announced the 56th annual National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) and 53rd annual Championship Tractor Pull would shift the scheduled 2021 dates from February to March 31-April 3. The National Farm Machinery Show is held annually at the Kentucky Exposition Center and is the largest indoor farm show in the country, featuring 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space....
Fertilizer Canada commends the Government of Canada on the newly published Fertilizer Regulations. Effective, science-based regulatory oversight of fertilizer and supplement products ensures the safety of the Canadian marketplace. Garth Whyte, President & CEO of Fertilizer Canada said: “Fertilizer Canada has worked alongside industry associations and government officials from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for nearly a decade to update the Fertilizers...
Brandt has named Cortney Graham as Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager. Graham’s role will focus on the development, implementation, and improvement of existing and future EHS protocols within the Brandt Agronomic Services and Brandt Dealer Support businesses. Her professional experience will provide leadership for meeting and exceeding safety and regulatory compliance. “I am excited to be a part of the...
Raven Opens Canadian Headquarters Near Regina, SK Raven Industries, Inc. announced that the company will be opening a new location near Regina, SK as Raven Applied Technology’s Canadian Headquarters. With significant capacity for machine production and five acres for testing, this new facility is positioned to be the central campus for precision and autonomous agriculture innovation, training, and service for Raven Canada. The expansion...
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers today announced that the 50th Anniversary convention, scheduled for November 24 and 25, 2020 in Regina has been canceled. "We have reviewed the health and safety regulations for group gatherings and determined that it is in everyone's best interest to cancel this year's convention. This is very unfortunate, as we are celebrating 50 years of advocating...
Case Construction Equipment will host an online webcast on October 28, 2020, at 10 AM CDT to highlight skid steer and compact track loader optimization for landscaping operations, including new technology advancements, optimal attachment selection, as well as the role that precision construction solutions play in improving landscaping productivity and quality. The webcast is hosted by George MacIntyre, product manager; and...
Alberta Construction Training Institute (ACTI) along with the Building Trades of Alberta (BTA) have forged a partnership with Alberta-based virtual reality company, Serious Labs Inc. to pilot an operator certification program for Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) on Serious Labs’ award-winning VR MEWP Simulator. Source: Serious Labs Serious Labs has placed six motion-based MEWP Simulators at ACTI’s Ironworkers Local 720...
Fertilizer Canada approves the new Strategic Plan. Here is the full-text. Fertilizer Canada’s Board of Directors recently approved the 2020-2025 Strategic Plan, which is the result of a widespread consulting process that included meetings with the Board of Directors, the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Issue Committees, and staff meetings. It sets a new strategic direction for Fertilizer Canada for the...
Terex Ecotec has named Frontline Machinery as the official distributor for the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba. Frontline Machinery has been a family-owned business dedicated to aggregate, concrete and asphalt recycling, waste and recycling, wood and biomass, and soil and compost applications since 2013 and has locations in Chilliwack, British Columbia, and Woodstock, Ontario. Terex Ecotec is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of wood processing,...