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New Drilling Book Available

BlastholeReferenceBookOctober 7, 2011 – Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions announced the release of its 2011 blasthole reference book, titled "Blasthole Drilling in Open Pit Mining." This reference book is the second edition, and focuses primarily on rotary blasthole drilling and the techniques, tools, bits and various conditions that the drilling rigs are exposed to around the world.

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New Branches

GodwinSeptember 19, 2011 – Godwin Pumps, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump, is pleased to announce new locations in the Midwest – Indianapolis; Evansville, Ind.; and Cincinnati. Godwin’s increased presence in the Midwest aligns with its strategy to enhance its focus on customer service by positioning itself nearer to customer locations. Said Godwin president, Michel Bakhos, “The opening of these three new branches in the heart of the U.S. Midwest exemplifies our commitment to our customers to bring an unequalled service support, to make available timely supply of rental pumps and related equipment, and to enhance pre- and post-sale support.”

Case Benefits Habitat for Humanity

Case200x150August 18, 2011 — Through mid-July, Case Triple Threat Rodeo events held at Case Construction Equipment North American dealerships have raised almost $35,000 in support of local Habitat for Humanity affiliates. The skills competition program will continue through October 14. With 35 of the 60 scheduled events completed, the Triple Threat Rodeo program has attracted nearly 5,000 visitors to Case dealerships to watch a total of more than 900 competitors demonstrate their accuracy and speed in completing three diverse skills tests.

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Top Five Award

Kolberg-PioneerSeptember 7, 2011 – Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI-JCI) has been recognized with a Top Five Customer Award from the Industrial Magnetic Inc. (IMI) company. The award is designed to formally recognize the company’s top customers, distributors and representatives – determined by annual sales and shipments figures – for their contributions to IMI’s success, said Dennis O’Leary, general manager of IMI. IMI is an industry leader in providing permanent magnets and electromagnets for work holding, lifting, fixturing, conveying and magnetic separation.

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Eriez Will Move Service Center to New Building

eriez200x150August 10 – Erie, Pa.,-based Eriez announced that the company will move its 5-Star Service Center to its newly-purchased 114,00 sq. ft. building  in Erie, which is  approximately 15 miles from its World Headquarters facility.  “By relocating our 5-Star Service Center from a rented facility in Lake City, Pa., to our new building, we can streamline operations and improve efficiency,” said Jim Lasko, Eriez 5-Star Service Center manager.

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