Coronavirus Updates

Richard Restuccia, water manager of Jain, write a new blog post about the water crisis. Here is the full-text Mark Cuban has some good advice for all the business people dealing with the coronavirus pandemic: “Make use of whatever down-time you might have to brush up on the skills that might impress your future employer. Every interviewer from now on is...
Covid-19 by no means spared the construction machinery sector. In the wake of lockdown measures, between January and June, the Italian construction and site vehicle market shrank overall by 20%. Results were no better elsewhere in the world, with sales falling back to 2017 levels. Data analyzed by Unacea (Italian Construction Machinery Union) and Cer (European Research Centre) were presented...
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...
No change of program for the great agricultural machinery event, which confirms its calendar as already defined, with the event on a digital platform in November and the traditional exhibition in February 2021. The synergy between virtual reality and the physical event aims to relaunch the sector's market, In response to a demand for technologies that are growing globally....
A collaboration between Cummins Inc. and the Carbon Fiber Technology Facility (CFTF) at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has resulted in the ability to produce enough filter media to supply more than a million face masks and respirators per day to U.S. healthcare facilities. As a leading manufacturer of air, fuel and lube filtration products for...
First-half financial results at Rolls-Royce's Power Systems division have been significantly impacted by the global Covid-19 pandemic, with adjusted revenue down 11% to £1.25 billion (1,43 billion €). The division remains in the black, having generated £22 million (25 million €) (down 79%) of underlying profit. At the same time, Power Systems has been continuing to work hard on...
Senate leadership introduced the Health Economic Assistance Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act.  The HEALS Act is the latest in response to the COVID-19 national emergency and would provide an additional $20 billion to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help farmers and ranchers. The following statement may be attributed to American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall: "We are grateful to...
Governments increase support for eligible farmers experiencing labour challenges during COVID-19. The governments of Canada and Ontario are providing the best support possible to help farmers manage challenges beyond their control by enhancing AgriInsurance coverage for the 2020 growing season to include labour shortages due to COVID-19. Ontario's agriculture industry, specifically farms growing fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, melons and peaches,...
 DTNA’s annual Technician Skills Competition – which recognizes and rewards top-performing service technicians – reflects the hands-on nature of the work. This year’s competition features new virtual elements due to the circumstances brought on by the pandemic. As it has every year, the competition began with a written exam in early June with more than 1000 test taken by technicians...
Since 2004 the in-house exhibition Grimme Technica has taken place every two years at our headquarters in Damme (Germany). Due to the uncertain development of the Coronavirus crisis and our responsibility to guarantee the greatest possible safety to our visitors and staff, Grimme Technica, which was planned for December 1-4, 2020, has been canceled. "This decision was very difficult for...