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Deutz approves engines for use of alternative fuels

Deutz approves engines for use of alternative fuels

DEUTZ has approved the latest generation of its entire TCD engine range for operation with alternative fuels. This will make a further significant reduction to the carbon footprint of combustion engines and even raises the prospect of running such engines on a carbon-neutral basis. For DEUTZ, this represents the next logical step in its efforts to develop sustainable and efficient drive systems. In combination with the electrification of its engine portfolio under the E-DEUTZ strategy, DEUTZ aims for the market leadership in the field of innovative drivetrains.

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HMA Equipment new GOMACO distributor for Ontario

HMA Equipment new GOMACO distributor for Ontario

GOMACO Corporation announces the recent appointment of HMA Equipment Company of Canada as the authorized GOMACO distributor for the province of Ontario in Canada. They will provide sales and service for GOMACO's full line of concrete construction products. The appointment was made by Kent Godbersen, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, GOMACO Corporation. Travis Brockman (shown) is GOMACO's District Manager for the province.

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Case announces extended warranty

CASE Construction Equipment has extended its standard, full-machine warranty on all skid steers and compact track loaders to two years, 2,000 hours (up from one year, 1,000 hours). The new full-machine warranty applies to all models in both product lines, with skid steers ranging in operating capacity from 1,300 pounds up to 3,400 pounds, and compact track loaders rated from 2,700 pounds up to 3,800 pounds. 

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JCB receives AEM Pillar of the Industry award

JCB has been honored with a "Pillar of the Industry" award by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), reflecting the Savannah-based company's work throughout the past year to improve the business environment for the equipment manufacturing industry. JCB was also praised for its efforts to advocate for pro-manufacturing solutions, and for its participation in AEM's "I Make America" grassroots program.

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Making the case for workplace wellness programs

Making the case for workplace wellness programs

Hamilton, ON - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) --- To help employers better understand the value of workplace wellness programs, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has launched the e-course, Business Case for Workplace Wellness. With many workers in Canada spending the majority of their waking hours at work each day, employers are starting to realize the importance of offering workplace wellness programs and the positive impact they can have. If the success of an organization depends heavily on the productivity of its workers, then it makes sense to ensure that the employees have a work environment that is healthy in which they can thrive.

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BC compressor manufacturer VMAC named finalist for BC Export Awards

BC compressor manufacturer VMAC named finalist for BC Export Awards

VMAC has been named a finalist in the BC Export Awards' Manufactured Products category. The prestigious BC Export Awards are presented annually by the Government of British Columbia and the BC Division of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters. The Manufactured Products category recognizes companies that have built innovative systems or value-added components, machinery, or equipment for industrial and commercial use. 

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Cat releases third-quarter financial results, shows increase of $2 billion over 2016

Cat releases third-quarter financial results, shows increase of $2 billion over 2016

Caterpillar Inc. announced third-quarter 2017 sales and revenues of $11.4 billion, compared with $9.2 billion in the third quarter of 2016. Third-quarter 2017 profit per share was $1.77, compared with $0.48 per share in the third quarter of 2016. Excluding restructuring costs, third-quarter 2017 adjusted profit per share was $1.95, compared with third-quarter 2016 adjusted profit per share of $0.85.

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Doosan Bobcat donates machines to training programs

Doosan Bobcat donates machines to training programs

Multiple pieces of Bobcat equipment, including compact track loaders, compact excavators, all-wheel steer loaders and VersaHANDLER telescopic tool carriers, were delivered to the following regional training centers:

  • Conestoga College - Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Madison Area Technical College - Madison, Wisconsin
  • Minnesota State Community & Technical College - Moorhead, Minnesota
  • State University of New York - Cobleskill, New York

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