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Get Your Facts & Figures

ffDecember 7, 2011 – KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens released a new version of its Facts & Figures book, a quick reference guide containing comprehensive general technical information for aggregate and recycle producers, operators, engineers and maintenance personnel of KPI-JCI or equivalent crushing, screening, washing and material-handling equipment.

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Bridgestone Americas Announces OTR Price Increase

BridgestoneLOGO-24November 22, 2011 – Bridgestone Americas Commercial Solutions (BACS), a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, announced that effective Jan. 1, 2012, it will increase base prices on Bridgestone, Firestone and Continuum off-road tire products and Continuum pre-cure tread rubber and related retreading materials by 15 percent in the United States and 10 percent in Canada.

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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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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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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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