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Long Inducted into AEM Hall of Fame

CaseEltonLongNovember 9, 2011 – Elton Long (1921-2003), best remembered for designing and manufacturing the first tractor loader/backhoe integrated from the factory and warranted by a single OEM, was inducted this month into the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) Construction Equipment Hall of Fame. Long’s innovation propelled Case Construction Equipment into a position of leadership.

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Open House Held

700SeriesE-CraneNovember 2, 2011 – E-Crane International USA Inc. held an open house October 20-21 at its headquarters in Galion, Ohio.  More than 200 people attended the event, which included a tour of the facility, a banquet attended by 150 people, and opportunities to see and experience a 700 Series E-Crane in action.  A product demonstration of scrap handling was conducted every half hour, and attendees could board the E-Crane to see it working from the operator’s perspective.

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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 Website for Terra Sonic

TSI_WebsiteOctober 24, 2011 – Terra Sonic International, a manufacturer of sonic drilling rigs, down-hole tooling, and support equipment, has introduced a new website detailing the company's products and capabilities. The website also includes information on the company's experienced team of designers, manufacturing personnel, and service personnel who have more than 20 years of experience in the contract-drilling and sonic-rig design business.

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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.”