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Canada East Equipment Dealers' Association – Organizational Purpose and Mission

• The purpose of Canada East Equipment Dealers' Association is to promote and enhance the general welfare of retail equipment dealers primarily in the Province of Ontario and Maritime Provinces.

• Our mission is to promote and enhance the general welfare of our dealer members by providing a timely source of industry information, representing dealer interests in government regulation and legislation, enhancing dealer and employee education, supporting equitable dealer/manufacturer relations and offering specific business-related services which enhance the success and profitability of dealer members.

Caterpillar workers strike in Illinois
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Union workers have rejected Caterpillar Inc.'s latest contract offer and walked off the job at Caterpillar's plant in Illinois. Caterpillar closed its Electro-Motive diesel engine plant in London, Ont., in January when the company and CAW couldn't negotiate a new contract. Caterpillar moved the work to Indiana. More

AZZ acquires nuclear power equipment and services firm
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AZZ Inc., a manufacturer of electrical products and a provider of galvanizing services, said it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Nuclear Logistics Inc., a provider of electrical and mechanical equipment and services for enhancing the safety of nuclear facilities. More

Landoll 9600 Series field cultivators
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Available in eight working widths from 20 to 50 feet, the 9600 Series is designed to help producers meet the short timeline that occurs each spring and fall prior to planting seasons. More

More cutting for Briggs & Stratton
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Briggs & Stratton is making a strategic retreat from the U.S. retail market and will reassign production of small-equipment engines to a Chinese operation, two moves that continue a restructuring program announced in January. Also, the Milwaukee-based manufacturer of outdoor power equipment engines will cut its salaried workforce by approximately 10 per cent during fiscal 2012. More

Cummins to launch high horsepower dual fuel engine line
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Cummins Inc. plans to produce dual fuel engines from 800 hp to 3500 hp (597-2610 kW) for high-horsepower markets. The first in the product portfolio, QSK50 Tier 2 for oil and gas well servicing applications, will begin production in midyear 2013, with other QSK Series engines to follow, including engines capable of meeting upcoming EPA Tier 4 Final emissions regulations. More

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The most promising dividends in farm and construction machinery
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Dividend payers deserve a berth in any long-term stock portfolio. But seemingly attractive dividend yields are not always as fetching as they may appear. Let's see which companies in the farm and construction machinery industry offer the most promising dividends. More

Demand for agricultural machinery remains robust
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U.S. farmers are buying equipment as agricultural finances strengthen, U.S. officials have said in a quarterly report on national farm lending. U.S. Agriculture Department projections estimate U.S. farmers' net assets will rise above $2.2 trillion in 2012, as grain farmers, buoyed by exports and ethanol continue to retire debt, expand land holdings and upgrade equipment including: combines, planters, on-farm storage bins and irrigation systems. More

The importance of a vertical-tillage tool
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University of Wisconsin's Kevan Klingberg and Dennis Frame, in cooperation with Discovery Farms' Curt Weisenbeck, looked at the impact of shallow vertical-tillage on soil disturbance and crop residue. They found that just one pass with a vertical-tillage tool will leave 70 to 80 per cent of previous corn residue in place and 80 percent of last year's corn roots. More

Caterpillar B Series vibratory soil rollers launch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Caterpillar's new B-Series vibratory soil rollers have operating weights ranging from 11.7 to 21 tons and feature a newly designed operator station, universal bumper and enhanced compaction performance. More
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