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					CONSTRUCTION • PUBLIC WORKS • NATURAL RESOURCES
                                                        A Word From the Publisher
                                English Edition
       Volume 13 Number 1
    December 2007/January 2008
                                                                Greetings for the New Year and we hope you all enjoyed the holiday break.
           EDITOR / PUBLISHER
        Jean-François Villard                                    Well, with Winter firmly established and the seasonal rush behind us, there is a
     editor@infrastructures.com                               lot to look forward to in the coming weeks before Spring.

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                                                                                   InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 3
CONEXPO RUSSIA EXHIBITION                           tion, forestry and utility equipment. AEM is      AEM is the North American-based
ANNOUNCED BY AEM                                    organizing CONEXPO Russia in conjunction       international trade group for off-road equip-
   The Association of Equipment Manufac-            with the Exhibition and Marketing Centre,      ment manufacturers, and it owns or co-owns
turers (AEM) announces the formation of             a Moscow-based exhibition organizer of         and manages several leading industry trade
a new exhibition – CONEXPO Russia – in              DORKOMEXPO.                                    shows, including the internationally-known
response to manufacturers seeking improved             CONEXPO Russia has the support of key       CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibition.
opportunities to showcase their products            government agencies, contractor groups            The Russian Association of Regional
and technologies to the growing Russian             and major manufacturers, notes AEM, and        Highway Administrations (RADOR) has
marketplace. The inaugural show will be held        Russian and international exhibitors will      endorsed CONEXPO Russia. Russian
September 15-18, 2008 in Moscow.                    have a voice in the show’s development and     manufacturer associations such as NEDRA
   CONEXPO Russia will focus on construc-           direction.                                     are also endorsing CONEXPO Russia, and
                                                                                                   leading contractor associations, such as
                                                                                                   the Russian Builders Union and the Russian
                                                                                                   Builders Association, will be supporting
                                                                                                   this exhibition through assistance with
                                                                                                   educational programs and promotion to their
                                                                                                   members.
                                                                                                      These leading manufacturers have already
                                                                                                   committed to exhibiting in the inaugural 2008
                                                                                                   CONEXPO RUSSIA show: Blount, Caterpillar,
                                                                                                   Chetra, Finval-Stroy Company, GOMACO,
                                                                                                   JCB, Komatsu, KOMINVEST AKMT, Manito-
                                                                                                   woc, RemTechStroy, SZLK/Astec/RoadTec,
                                                                                                   SANY, Sermac Company, Techstroykontrakt
                                                                                                   (Hitachi), Terex and Volvo.
                                                                                                       As with CONEXPO-CON/AGG and all
                                                                                                   AEM-run shows, the new CONEXPO RUSSIA
                                                                                                   show will be directed “by the industry and
                                                                                                   for the industry,” with a manufacturer-led
                                                                                                   managing committee of exhibitors. This
                                                                                                   committee will guide the strategic direction
                                                                                                   of the show to focus on delivering reduced
                                                                                                   costs, improved return on investment and
                                                                                                   a high-quality event that meets the industry
                                                                                                   needs of exhibitors and attendees.
                                                                                                      More details on exhibiting and attending
                                                                                                   CONEXPO Russia will be available in the
                                                                                                   near future.
                                                                                                      Source: Association of Equipment
                                                                                                   Manufacturers

                                                                                                   UMA WINS FOUR CONSULTING ENGINEERS
                                                                                                   OF SASKATCHEWAN AWARDS
                                                                                                      UMA Engineering Ltd. celebrated four
                                                                                                   industry award wins at the 2007 Consulting
                                                                                                   Engineers of Saskatchewan (CES) Awards
                                                                                                   of Excellence gala on November 22, in
                                                                                                   Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
                                                                                                      The Marquis Industrial Trunk Sewer Project
                                                                                                   was recognized with two Awards of Excel-
                                                                                                   lence, one in the Infrastructure category and
                                                                                                   the other in the Project Partnering category.
                                                                                                   In addition, this project also won an Award
                                                                                                   of Merit in the Building Science category.
                                                                                                   Rounding out UMA’s award winning projects
                                                                                                   at this year’s gala was an Award of Merit in
                                                                                                   the Environmental category for the Cigar
                                                                                                   Lake Permanent Access Road Project.
InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 4
   “We are tremendously proud to have our         done by the CES member firms and promote          Consultants Ltd. (BHMC), a multidisciplinary
work recognized by the CES,” says UMA’s           the consulting engineering and geoscience        engineering and architectural consulting firm
Don George, regional vice president for the       industry in Saskatchewan through publication     based in Timmins, Ontario.
firm’s Saskatchewan region. “These are             of the awards.                                      B. H. Martin Consultants Ltd. was founded
truly prestigious awards that support and            Source: UMA Group Ltd                         in 1973 by Barry H. Martin, Arch., P.Eng.,
recognize the consulting engineering and                                                           MRAIC. More than 35 people work at the
geoscience industry in Saskatchewan.”             GENIVAR INCOME FUND INCREASES ITS                firm’s office in Timmins, Ontario. Its services
   Project: Marquis Industrial Trunk Sewer        PRESENCE IN ONTARIO BY WAY OF THE                cover municipal infrastructure, buildings,
Project                                           TIMMINS ACQUISITION                              mines and the environment. Its clientele
CES 2007 Brian Eckel Award of Excellence             The GENIVAR Income Fund is pleased            includes a number of mining companies,
– Infrastructure Category                         to announce the acquisition of B.H. Martin       namely Lake Shore Gold Corporation and
CES 2007 Brian Eckel Award of Excellence
– Project Partnering Category
CES 2007 Brian Eckel Award of Merit – Build-
ing Science Category
   UMA Engineering Ltd. acted as consult-
ing engineer to Hamm Construction Ltd.
for the development and preparation of an
engineered excavation and tunnel plans for
the Marquis Industrial Trunk Sewer project in
Saskatoon. This project is one of the largest
single underground infrastructure contracts
undertaken by the City of Saskatoon and
involved the installation of 1200 mm to
3050 mm diameter concrete pipes to a depth
of 7,5 m to 12 m, as well as a pipe crossing at
the CNR Warman Subdivision. Other key ele-
ments of the project included risk assessment
and construction of an 800 m long by-pass
track. Sub-consultants included HK Mittal
and Associates.
   Project: Cigar Lake Permanent Access
Road
CES 2007 Brian Eckel Award of Merit
– Environmental Category
   UMA Engineering Ltd. designed and
coordinated construction on this 52 km
all-weather permanent access road for
Cameco. Designed to allow for ore haul
and delivery of supplies into the Cigar Lake
site in Northern Saskatchewan, the road
passed through rough terrain, encountered
large cut and fill areas, and included ap-
proximately 1 000 000 m3 of earthworks. The
road crossed seven fish-bearing streams
and required special hydraulic design and
construction considerations, including erosion
and sediment control features. The road was
constructed using natural in-situ materials
and required unique road-top stabilization
techniques. Sub-consultants included
CanNorth Environmental Services and AMEC
Earth and Environmental.
   The CES Awards of Excellence were
established in 2001 to raise the profile of
the consulting engineering and geoscience
industry in Saskatchewan. The awards
provide a forum for recognition of the work
                                                                                 InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 5
Baffinland Iron Mines, as well as the Ontario        the Province of Alberta’s Treasury Board is      years to complete. This award will be added
Realty Corporation, which manages one of            $620 million. Stuart Olson’s expected revenue    to Stuart Olson’s published work-in-hand bal-
Canada’s largest real estate portfolios.            from this project is approximately $523 mil-     ance as the contracts necessary to complete
  Source: GENIVAR Income Fund                       lion.                                            a project of this magnitude are finalized and
                                                       The project involves the construction of      responsibility is assumed.
STUART OLSON SELECTED FOR EDMON-                    a 2 storey development of approximately             The Churchill Corporation provides building
TON’S NEW REMAND CENTRE                             56 500 m2 and will cover a site of over 16 ha.   construction, industrial construction and
   The Churchill Corporation announced              It will be designed to accommodate approxi-      maintenance services throughout western
recently that Stuart Olson Constructors has         mately 2000 male and female inmates. Site        Canada.
been selected as construction manager to            preparation and earthworks began in October         Source: The Churchill Corporation
build Edmonton’s New Remand Centre by               2007 and construction of the seven “podular”
Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation. The      3-tier housing units is expected to begin in     BOLER ACQUIRES WATSON AND CHALIN
total construction budget as approved by            the spring of 2008; taking approximately 5       MANUFACTURING
                                                                                                        Officials of The Boler Company announced
                                                                                                     recently that it has signed a definitive

G.C. Duke Equipment Now Distributes                                                                  agreement to acquire Watson and Chalin
                                                                                                     Manufacturing, Inc.
Benco Tractors in Ontario                                                                               Watson and Chalin is a premier manu-
                                                                                                     facturer of truck drive-axle suspensions;
    G.C. Duke Equipment Ltd                                                                          auxiliary suspensions including steerable and
is excited to announce that                                                                          non-steer rigid, pusher and tag axles, as well
it is now distributing Benco                                                                         as trailer suspensions for both air ride and
Tractors to the Ontario                                                                              mechanical applications.
Market.                                                                                                 Based in McKinney, Texas, Watson and
    G.C. Duke Equipment Ltd                                                                          Chalin will continue to conduct business
and Benco MFG Industries                                                                             under the existing management of Don
Inc. concluded a partnership                                                                         Watson and Tom Chalin. Both Hendrickson
agreement by which GC                                                                                and Watson and Chalin will be stand-alone
Duke will be offering Benco                                                                          companies under The Boler Company
Tractors to the Ontario                                                                              organization.
Municipal market. G.C Duke                                                                              “With this acquisition, Boler will be in
sales team will be propos-                                                                           a stronger position to support advanced
ing demonstration and trial                                                                          enhancements in both truck and trailer
periods to introduce this product to                                                                 technologies around the world,” said Matthew
its customers.                                                                                       Boler, president and CEO of The Boler
    Dick Raycroft, vice president Sales                                                              Company. “We are elated to have Don, Tom
of G.C. Duke declared: “We are con-                                                                  and their team join our group as they have a
fident that our customers will rapidly                                                                proven history of bringing highly developed
discover the unique characteristics                                                                  products to the commercial markets.”
of the Benco tractor, recognised as                                                                     Similar to other multi-brand companies in
a trustworthy, versatile low mainte-                                                                 the commercial vehicle market, Hendrickson
nance tool capable of tackling tasks                                                                 and Watson and Chalin will continue to com-
that no other vehicle its size can                                                                   pete in North America as well as exploiting
accomplish.”                                                                                         other global opportunities.
    G.C. Duke Equipment Ltd. is a privately owned corporation located in Burlington, Ontario,           Source: The Boler Company
Canada specializing in the distribution of commercial grounds maintenance equipment. As
G.C. Duke Equipment enters its 60th year in business in 2008, it has remained committed              AKCS OFFSHORE PARTNER AWARDED
to providing its customers with top quality equipment and unequalled after-sales parts and           CONTRACT FOR HUSKY OIL OPERATIONS
service support.                                                                                        Husky Operations Limited has awarded
    Benco Mfg Industries Inc. is a privately owned Canadian corporation, located on Montreal         AKCS Offshore Partner the EPC and Mainte-
South Shore. Benco MFG is entirely dedicated to the design, production and sale of spe-              nance Support Services contract in connec-
cialized light industrial vehicles, mainly loaders, lift trucks, tow tractors and other types of     tion with the Production and Operations of
equipment for custom applications.                                                                   the White Rose Field. The contract is valued
    Benco MFG products cover a wide range of industries such as municipal public works, raw
material handling & transformation, recycling and airport ground support equipment.                             Looking for a supplier’s
    Source: G.C. Duke Equipment Ltd.                                                                         website? Visit the links page on
    Benco MFG Industries Inc.                                                                                 www.infrastructures.com

InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 6
at approximately $75 million for a period of      based in Timmins and employs approximately       established formal joint venture partnerships
five years, with option for renewals for fifteen    250 people, including about 60 full time         to complete six significant highway projects,
successive periods of one year each. AKCS         salaried staff.                                  including current contracts on Hwy 69 in
Offshore Partner consists of Aker Kvaerner          Leo Alarie and Sons’ current manage-           Estaire and Hwy 11 in Burks Falls.
Offshore Partner AS (40%), SNC-Lavalin Inc.       ment team would remain in place, including          The acquisition would give Aecon a strong
(40%) and G.J.Cahill & Company Limited            president Denis Alarie, who would continue to    regional presence in all four major regions of
(20%).                                            manage the company. Aecon and Leo Alarie         Ontario, and the addition of Leo Alarie and
   “AKCS Offshore Partner has had a long          and Sons have enjoyed a strong relation-         Sons’ aggregates operation would con-
lasting cooperation with Husky through the        ship for many years, working together on a       solidate Aecon’s position as one of the four
partner’s participation in the White Rose         number of construction projects in northern      largest aggregate producers in Ontario.
project and the existing Engineering Support      Ontario. Since 2000, the two companies have         Source: Aecon Group Inc.
and Related Services contract. The new
contract confirms our competitiveness,” says
Harald Gulaker, AKCS Contract Sponsor.
   The project management and engineer-
ing will be performed at the AKCS office in
Atlantic Place, St. John’s, Newfoundland and
Labrador.
   Source: SNC-Lavalin Inc.
   Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner AS
   G.J.Cahill & Company Limited

AECON TO ACQUIRE LEO ALARIE AND
SONS LIMITED
   Aecon Group Inc. recently announced
that it has signed a letter of intent regarding
the purchase of the assets of Leo Alarie and
Sons Limited, one of the largest construction
companies in northern Ontario.
   A private company, owned primarily by
the Alarie Family, Leo Alarie and Sons is
an integrated construction and materials
company active throughout northern Ontario
in heavy construction (highways, hydro-
electric projects, sewer and water, pipelines,
etc.), engineered construction (design/build
projects such as bridges and mine site
infrastructure requiring substantial engineer-
ing), pre-engineered buildings, contract open
pit mining and aggregate supply.
   Under the letter of intent, which is subject
to a number of conditions including comple-
tion of satisfactory due diligence, Aecon
would acquire the assets of Leo Alarie and
Sons including its substantial equipment fleet
(and associated debt), land, pits and quarries
(with associated inventories), as well as
selected construction and mining contracts.
The purchase price is expected to be ap-
proximately $19 million and the transaction
was targeted to close in late December.
   Leo Alarie and Sons’ asset base includes
over 600 pieces of construction and mining
equipment as well as numerous aggregate
pits and quarries. The pits and quarries,
focused primarily in the Sudbury, North Bay
and Timmins regions, contain approximately
750 million t of reserves. The business is
                                                                                 InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 7
Lafarge Opens New Alternate Solid Fuels Facility
at Sugar Creek Cement Plant
   Lafarge has officially opened a new state-
of-the-art alternate solid fuels facility in Sugar
Creek, Missouri. At a recent dedication event
cosponsored by the local chapter of the U.S.
Green Building Council and the Environmental
Excellence Business Network, government
officials, environmental professionals,
business leaders, community members, and
employees celebrated Lafarge’s continued
commitment to the environment and to the
use of sustainable resources.
   Representing a US$7 million investment,
the 2000 m2 facility is designed to process
industrial by-product materials from manu-
facturing firms throughout the region into
fuel required for production operations at the
Lafarge Sugar Creek Cement Plant. Using
this alternate solid fuel not only will meet
40% of the plant’s total energy requirements         or petroleum coke annually and offsetting           in Lafarge’s on-going efforts to further reduce
but it will reduce the plant’s reliance on fossil    about 10 t of carbon dioxide emissions. With        its dependency on nonrenewable fuels,”
fuels (i.e., coal) by 50 000 t annually. It also     the recent addition of gas from an adjacent         added Reuter. “By turning these industrial
diverts 50 000 t of locally generated industrial     active landfill, methane gas could eventually        by-product materials into energy at the Sugar
by-product materials from landfills each year.        account for approximately 20% of the fuel           Creek plant, we are once again leading
    “The reuse of materials that would               needed at the plant, replacing about 20 000 t       the way in using alternate fuel sources to
normally be sent to landfills is a positive           of coal or petroleum coke annually.                 protect our environment and promote a more
development for the environment, for the                “The combined use of methane gas and             sustainable community.”
community, and for businesses throughout             the industrial by-product materials as alterna-         The Lafarge Group is the world leader in
the region,” said Rich Reuter, Sugar Creek           tive fuel sources will account for over 60% of      building materials, with top-ranking positions
plant manager. “Every ton we burn means              the total energy needed to operate our kilns        in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates
one less ton of material going to landfills, less     that produce high quality cements used in the       & Concrete and Gypsum. Lafarge North
coal being mined, and fewer greenhouse gas           central Midwest,” noted Rich Reuter.                America Inc., a Lafarge Group company, is
emissions.”                                             Using by-products of one industry to make        the largest diversified supplier of construction
   Located near Kansas City, Lafarge’s Sugar         the product of another is a form of indus-          materials in the United States and Canada. Its
Creek Cement Plant has a strong record               trial ecology called co-processing. At the          materials are used for residential, commercial,
of sustainable manufacturing through land            Sugar Creek plant, the by-product materials         institutional and public works construction.
stewardship, community outreach, energy              processed as alternate solid fuels will include        The Lafarge Group has been committed
efficiency, and innovation. The ISO 14001             cellulose, plastic, rubber, and textiles having     to sustainable development for many years,
certified plant has received the Energy Star          a heat value over 0,66 kWh/kg. Material sup-        pursuing a strategy that combines industrial
Award from the Environmental Protection              pliers must go through a stringent approval         know-how with performance, value creation,
Agency in 2006 and 2007, one of only six             process, including lab testing and reviews by       respect for employees and local cultures, en-
plants in the United States to earn the award.       environmental, quality, and health & safety         vironmental protection and the conservation
It has also recently been named a Wildlife           professionals.                                      of natural resources and energy. The Lafarge
Habitat Council Certified Site, which is an              The alternate solid fuel system at the plant     Group is the only business in the construc-
international accreditation program that             has been permitted by the Missouri Depart-          tion materials sector to be listed in the 2007
recognizes commendable wildlife habitat              ment of Natural Resources and is encouraged         “100 Global Most Sustainable Corporations
management and environmental education               by the local government. Through a safe             in the World”. To make advances in building
programs at individual sites.                        and simple two-stage process, the facility          materials, the Lafarge Group places the
   The new alternate solid fuels program             shreds the by-product materials to the size of      customer at the heart of its concerns. It offers
supplements the plant’s existing landfill gas         13 cm2 or less. The shredded material is then       the construction industry and the general
program, which has been collecting methane           pneumatically conveyed into the preheater/          public innovative solutions bringing greater
gas from two closed landfills since August            precalciner tower and used as fuel. Once at         safety, comfort and quality to their everyday
2005. This methane gas currently accounts            peak capacity, Sugar Creek’s system will use        surroundings.
for 7% of fuels, which is approximately 1 t/h        up to 50 000 t of alternate solid fuels per year.      Source: Lafarge North America
of solid fuel, replacing about 8000 t of coal           “This new facility is another step forward
InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 8
                       A Preview of CONEXPO-CON/AGG
                       and IFPE 2008

  More information on                             Bucket now offer exclusively, a new larger        slowly drawn across the surface of the water
  www.conexpoconagg.com                           size class Hi-Cap Multi-Ripper Bucket for         and into the oil skimmer. The tube is drawn
                                                  ripping and digging rock.                         into the oil skimmer and through scrapers that
                                                                                                    remove the oil. The clean tube then returns to
                                                                                                    the water to skim more oil.
                                                                                                       Prefabricated mounting packages simplify
                                                                                                    placement of the Model 6V on pits, ponds
                                                                                                    and open or closed tanks, thus reducing
                                                                                                    time and installation costs. For cold weather
                                                                                                    operations, the Model 6V can be outfitted
                                                                                                    with insulation and heating packages ensur-
                                                                                                    ing the recovered oil moves easily through the
                                                                                                    oil skimmer.
                                                     Until now, this powerful rock digging             Source: Oil Skimmers Inc.
                                                  bucket design was only available for excava-             Booth: S-17404
                                                  tors up to 100 t. The new model fits 100 t to
                                                  135 t machines. The wider versions also now       NITE LITE HELPS ROAD CONSTRUCTION
                                                  have 5 shanks.                                    CREWS VIEW JOBSITE MORE CLEARLY
                                                     The SHARC “staggered shanks on an arc”            Work Area Protection Corp. recently intro-
MECCANICA BREGANZESE IN LAS VEGAS!                technology allows the Hi-Cap Multi-Ripper         duced Nite Lite, the first portable work zone
  60, 70, 90, 120: MB, Meccanica Breganz-         Bucket to slice through any rip-able rock.        light that has been designed specifically for
ese stakes its 4 winning numbers on the more      Its power comes from the curl function,           the road construction industry. The Nite Lite is
famous roulette of the world: Las Vegas.          the boom force and the crowd force. The           lightweight and easily transportable, providing
                                                  principle uses a bucket along with the power      a non-glaring white light for all moving and
                                                  of the excavator to create a 100% breakout        static nighttime construction projects.
                                                  force when each tooth comes into contact.
                                                  The staggered ripper teeth fracture the
                                                  substrate in sequential order.
                                                     Source: Leading Edge Attachments, Inc.
                                                         Booth: N-1100

                                                  OIL RECOVERY SYSTEM IS EFFICIENT BY
                                                  CONTINUOUSLY REMOVING WASTE OIL
   Over the years, Meccanica Breganzese             The Model 6V oil recovery system from Oil
has taken the leading role in this sector and     Skimmers Inc. efficiently removes oily wastes
features the most advanced technology.            that float on the surface of water.                   Microprocessor-controlled electronics
   The company from Vicenza will showcase                                                           ignite the high-intensity discharge, gas-filled
its 4 models of MB crusher-buckets in the                                                           lamp to provide a highly visible non-glaring
Central Hall. Visitors will also be able to see                                                     light. The 400 W Pulse StartMetal Halide lamp
the crusher-bucket working and find out the                                                          is rated at 42 000 lm, which is sufficient to
additional value of the products made by                                                            light a 1400 m2 area.
Meccanica Breganzese in the demonstration                                                              diary of Stabler Companies Inc., a holding
area.                                                                                               company with companies that manufacture
   Source: Meccanica Breganzese                                                                     and market products and services for the
       Booth: C-4061 et S-510                                                                       land, roadway and utility industries.
                                                                                                       Source: Work Area Protection Corp.
INTRODUCING THE HI-CAP MULTI-RIPPER®                 A specially formulated collector tube skims            Booth: S-11039
  The designers of the award winning              oil from the water surface. The oil adheres to
patented Multi-Ripper® and the Multi-Ripper       the outside of the closed-loop tube, which is
                                                                                  InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 9
AX090000 SERIES – BATTERY CHARGER                   and prevents the battery from overheating.         60 000 h @ 500 r/min.
   Axiomatic Technologies announces the                Source: Axiomatic Technologies                     Superior Industries offers a comprehensive
release of a Battery Charger designed                       Booth: IFPE Hall 15741                     line of conveyor systems and components
to autonomously charge automotive                   SUPERIOR INTRODUCES ENGINEERED                     for sand, gravel, aggregate, mining, concrete,
12 V or 24 V lead-acid batteries with a             CLASS CEMA F IDLERS                                asphalt, recycling, civil and marine engineer-
maximum charging current up to 10 A.                   Superior Industries introduces its              ing industries, coal, grain and other process-
                                                    CEMA F idler line as a solution to extreme         ing industries.
                                                    material capacities and material size in the          Source: Superior Industries
                                                    bulk material handling industry. Superior’s                Booth: S-670
                                                    engineered idlers are custom built per ap-
                                                    plication for maximum wear life and reliability.




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                                                                                                                   supplier’s website?
   The Axiomatic Technologies Battery
Charger, once programmed for a certain type                                                                                 Visit
of battery, does not require any involvement                                                                  www.infrastructures.com
from the operator in the charging process; the
charger automatically recognizes presence of                                                                    It features over 1200 links
                                                                                                                 to other websites related
the battery, charges the battery to the maxi-          The CEMA F idler features 20°, 30°, and
                                                                                                                       to the industry
mum capacity and automatically maintains            45° troughing idlers, available in 18 cm
the battery charge as long as the charger is        and 20 cm diameters, and in belt widths
connected to the power line. The Axiomatic          of 91–245 cm. The 1360 kg (1270 kg on
battery charger also monitors a remote bat-         245 cm belt width) load rating on troughing
tery temperature sensor for safe operation          idlers is based on a minimum L10 life of




InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 10
Cummins and Westport Innovations
Win Award for U.S.-Canada Collaboration
   Cummins Inc. and Westport Innovations            joint partnership.”
Inc., its joint venture partner in developing           Karen Borlaug Phillips, chairwoman of
fuel-efficient, low polluting natural gas bus        CABC, said, “This joint venture and technol-
and truck engines, have received the 2007           ogy partnership is an outstanding example of
Canadian American Business Achievement              the kind of global success that can be cre-
Award from the Canadian American Business           ated when strong business growth, remark-
Council.                                            able innovation, and cross-border business
   The Canadian American Business                   leadership work together to enhance the
Achievement Award is annually given to two          competitive advantage of the relationship
companies, one Canadian and one American,           between Canada and the United States.”
whose joint enterprise demonstrates the                 In receiving the award, Westport Innova-
magnitude of the business and trade relation-       tions Inc. president and COO, Michael Gal-             The awards were being presented as part
ship between the two countries.                     lagher, said, “We are extraordinarily proud to      of the 2007 Cross Border Business Policy
   “It is our privilege to accept this award with   accept this award with our partner Cummins.         Forum held November 9 in Toronto.
our partner Westport,” said Steven M. Chap-         Our joint enterprise is inspired by the spirit of      The Canadian American Business Council
man, group vice president, Emerging Markets         cross-border cooperation between Canada             is the voice of business in the world’s most
and Businesses, Cummins Inc. “As our two            and the United States.”                             prosperous relationship. Established in 1987,
companies continue to work together to                  The winners are chosen by an international      the Council is a non-profit, issues-oriented
develop better usage of alternative fuels and       panel of judges using exacting standards that       organization dedicated to elevating the
more advanced technologies we look forward          examine sustained profitability, job creation,       private sector perspective on issues that
to being an example to other companies in           financial strength, environmental responsibil-       affect our two nations.
Canada and the United States in demonstrat-         ity, corporate synergy, exceptional imagina-           Source: Cummins Inc.
ing the power of individual leadership and          tion, and extraordinary innovation.                        Booth: S-16013




                                                                                     InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 11
Three John Deere 4.5L Engine Models
Earn EPA and EU Certification
   John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) is                  The turbocharged PowerTech
pleased to announce that three new models           E 4.5L engine comes with a
of their 4.5L engine have received Tier 3/          two-valve cylinder head and
Stage III A certification from the Environmen-       incorporates a high-pressure com-
tal Protection Agency (EPA) and the European        mon-rail fuel system, full-author-
Union (EU). The turbocharged PowerTech™             ity electronic controls, a multiple
E 4.5L, the turbocharged PowerTech M 4.5L,          injection strategy and a fixed
and the turbocharged and air-to-air after-          geometry turbocharger, as well as
cooled PowerTech M 4.5L engines are the             all the performance of Tier 2/Stage II
latest models from the complete lineup of           engines and more. These technologies
John Deere Tier 3/Stage III A engines to be         enabled John Deere to achieve their
certified.                                           goals for Tier 3/Stage III A PowerTech E
   “The 4.5L engine is one of our most              engines, including maintained or improved
popular models, so we’re very excited to            peak torque, low-speed torque and transient-
offer these certified engines that have the          response time.
same durability and reliability our customers          The PowerTech E 4.5L engine’s full-author-     and air-to-air aftercooled PowerTech E
have come to expect from John Deere,” said          ity electronic controls also enable it to offer   4.5L engine that received Tier 3/Stage III
Doug Laudick, Tier 3 product manager for            improved cold-start performance, precise          A certification from the EPA and EU in the
JDPS. “This is also the first time John Deere        engine-speed control, torque-curve shaping        summer of 2006.
will offer an electronically controlled engine      and more. Electronic controls increase pro-          The turbocharged PowerTech M 4.5L
under 100 hp, so it’s a big step to bring the       ductivity, improve fuel economy, lower total      engine, and the turbocharged and air-to-air
advantages of electronics to lower-horse-           installed costs and reduce ownership costs.       aftercooled PowerTech M 4.5L engine,
power applications.”                                   John Deere also offers a turbocharged          feature a two-valve cylinder head, a fixed ge-
                                                                                                      ometry turbocharger and a mechanical rotary
                                                                                                      pump fuel system, plus all the performance

Montreal Chosen as North American                                                                     of Tier 2/Stage II.
                                                                                                         The simple design and mechanical
Headquarters for Supavac Pumps                                                                        controls of PowerTech M engines give OEMs
                                                                                                      and end users flexibility and cost savings
   Robert Spicer, president of                                                                        while maintaining the same platform as Tier
Supavac Canada Inc. is pleased                                                                        2/Stage II engines. When compared to their
to announce that Supavac’s new                                                                        Tier 2/Stage II counterparts, PowerTech M
North American headquarters                                                                           engines offer improved or maintained peak
will be located in Montreal.                                                                          torque levels and transient-response time.
Julian Waingortin, MBA was                                                                               PowerTech Plus, PowerTech E and
recently appointed as general                                                                         PowerTech M are differentiated by the level
manager.                                                                                              of technology employed. PowerTech Plus
   Supavac® solids pumps                                                                              engines feature cooled exhaust gas recir-
reliably transfer sludge, slurries                                                                    culation, a variable geometry turbocharger,
and even sand and rock where                                                                          a state-of-the-art engine control unit, full
submersible, centrifugal and                                                                          authority electronic controls, and an elec-
diaphragm pumps cannot.                                                                               tronic unit injector fuel system (13.5L) or a
Advanced vacuum loading pressure discharge technology is the key to the successful opera-             high-pressure common-rail fuel system (4.5L,
tion of these pumps.                                                                                  6.8L, 9.0L). PowerTech E engines feature a
   With no rotating parts or electricity and with no moving parts in direct contact with the flow,     fixed geometry turbocharger, full-authority
extremely high reliability has been the experience. Not normally having to add makeup water to        electronic controls, and a high-pressure
pump most sludge and slurries is a major savings in water usage, haulage and process costs.           common-rail fuel system (4.5L, 6.8L) or an
   Applications include: abrasive slurries; muck; drilling mud waste and cuttings; hydrocarbon        electronic unit pump fuel system (2.4L, 3.0L).
sludge; sand and rock; effluent; corrosive sludge and hazardous waste.                                 PowerTech M engines feature economy of
   While new to Canada, this patented Australian technology has been the choice of major              design, a fixed geometry turbocharger, and a
players like Halliburton since the last century. Big pumps and systems are available for rental       mechanical unit pump fuel system (2.4L) or a
and purchase at authorized dealers and Supavac. For more information and to view videos of            mechanical rotary pump fuel system (4.5L).
pumps in action, please visit www.SupavacCanada.com.                                                     Source: John Deere Power Systems
    Source: Supavac Canada Inc.,         Booth: GP-51221                                                     Booth: S-17213
InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 12
Ingersoll Rand Introduces                                                                           that keep the units operating efficiently and
                                                                                                    make maintenance as simple as possible.
Truck-mounted Air Compressors                                                                       A single-point lifting bail makes transferring
                                                                                                    the unit from one vehicle to another a simple
   Ingersoll Rand introduces two new truck-       has a battery for 12 V startup, sophisticated     procedure. The instrumentation and controls
mounted reciprocating air compressors – the       engine and airend cooling built into the unit,    make these units easy to operate. Reduced
diesel-powered VHP40RMD and gas-pow-              and a full sheet metal enclosure to protect       operating cost and noise is provided by a
ered VHP40RMG.                                    the internal components                                                         two-position
   Both units are designed to fit on standard-     from potential                                                                     throttle
sized utility trucks, and both are powered        weather                                                                             system. An
by efficient, dependable Kubota engines.           damage. All                                                                         air restriction
The engines in both units are three-cylinder,     major internal                                                                      indicator alerts
four-stroke engines.                              components                                                                         the operator
   The units are equipped with an air receiver    are attached                                                                       when the air
and fuel tank module as standard equipment.       to an isolated                                                                     filter needs to
The module has two 20 cm air tanks that are       sub-base to                                                                       be changed. Oil
permanently piped together and have a total       minimize                                                                          drains are easily
capacity of 78 l. A 35 l fuel tank sits between   vibration to the                                                                  accessible for
the two receiver tanks. This module has been      vehicle carrying                                                                 easy mainte-
designed to fit under the unit, so it does         the compressor.                                                              nance.
not increase the unit footprint. For units not       Both compressors provide                                            The VHP40RMD and the
ordered with this air receiver and fuel tank      a free-air delivery of 1100 l/min at a                       VHP40RMG have lengths of 121 cm,
module, it is also available as an aftermarket    rated operating pressure of 12 bar. An              widths of 55 cm and heights of 76 cm. Both
accessory.                                        industry-leading, two-stage Ingersoll Rand air    air compressors have an operating weight of
   Equipped with the air receiver and fuel tank   pump is standard on both models.                  329 kg.
module, the VHP40RMD and VHP40RMG are                A number of features are built into the           Source: Ingersoll Rand
fully self-contained units. Each compressor       VHP40RMD and VHP40RMG air compressors                    Booth: G-130




                                                                                 InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 13
McCloskey Chosen to Help RGT Clouthier
Add Production and Cut Costs
   The sand and gravel business isn’t easy.            “Our crew was
With growing competition, rising costs and          impressed by the
tighter aggregate product specifications it          way McCloskey did
gets more difficult by the day; in order to          business. They sent
survive you have to be good. In order to            a machine up for us
prosper you have to be a lot more.                  to try, they brought a
   RGT Clouthier, based out of Pembroke,            range of screen panels
can count itself among the latter group.            and they trained
With multiple pits, crushing operations, road       our crew in its use,”
building contracts and aggregate supply             explains Gerry “the surprising part was, when         Production taken care of, the McCloskey
operations in North Eastern Ontario, the cost       our sand didn’t meet the specs required,           team turned their attention to helping RGT
                                                              Paschal McCloskey and his salesman       reduce their running costs. “We understand
                                                              were up in the screen-box to swap        and are proud of our position in the market,”
                                                              them out immediately!”                   states Paschal “and we knew we could
                                                                  “We knew RGT were looking for a      not compete in terms of up front costs, we
                                                              fines product of asphalt sand, so we      had to offer RGT a solution that was simply
                                                              sent the machine with an 8mm (3/8”)      better.”
                                                              harp bottom deck,” explains Paschal         Gerry Clouthier had elected to use an 80’
                                                              “production was great, but a sieve       stacker with electric over hydraulic power
                                                              analysis showed too many passing         for fines stockpiling. This required the use
                                                              flats. I knew this would be a possibil-   of a portable diesel generator to supply the
                                                              ity, so we brought a 3/8” square mesh    stacker with power. McCloskey immediately
                                                              as well.”                                spotted what his competition had missed.
                                                                  Typically screening with a 3/8”      “The final trump card in our solution for RGT
of every job starts at the pit face.                woven mesh can be slow work, ask anyone            was to eliminate the need for his generator,”
   “We have had a requirement for a new             who has tried. It was feasible in this case        explains Barry “we offered to provide an S-
screening plant for a while now,” states Gerry      thanks to the S-130 High Energy Screen-box.        130 with an up-rated 125hp CAT motor and
Clouthier, “and we tried out a number of            “The S-130’s 14’ x 5’ screen-box gave us           an auxiliary hydraulic line with enough power
track mounted plants to find the best fit for         15% more screening area than the closest           to run his stacker under full load.”
our needs. We thought we had our decision           competitor that RGT trialed.” explains Barry          This feature allowed RGT to eliminate a
made, but then we decided to give McClos-           Greenaway, salesman for McCloskey. “Com-           diesel engine and another piece of equip-
key a try.”                                         bined with a 10mm screen-box throw, when           ment requiring transport from the operation,
   After a few quick calls and a site visit a       the nearest competitor had only 6mm, we            representing a considerable long term saving.
new McCloskey S-130 was on a float and on            were able to keep the bottom deck clean and        All the hydraulic work was completed by
its way to Pembroke.                                maintain an impressive level of production.”       McCloskey’s service team upon machine set-
                                                                                                       up, then it was handed over to Sonny; RGT’s
                                                                                                       crushing and screening foreman with over 20
                                                                                                       years of experience.
                                                                                                          “The stacker actually runs a lot better with
   With more readers across Canada than any other trade magazine                                       this setup, cost savings aside. They even
       InfraStructures offers you the widest coverage available                                        left it so that I can still use it with the electric
               to advertize your products and services.                                                motor if I need to.” states Sonny.
                                                                                                          “It’s a well made machine,” said Sonny of
                                                                                                       the S-130 “we moved her into our crushing
            With readers involved in all aspects of the industry                                       and screening spread for fine materials, as
        InfraStructures offers you the deepest coverage available                                      well as using it stand alone on pit run and it
                 to advertize your products and services.                                              takes on whatever job we throw at it.”
                                                                                                          RGT Clothier have a lot of work lined
                                                                                                       up for their S-130 and since installation it
                            Why advertize anywhere else?                                               has already been used to produce asphalt
                                                                                                       sand, highway sand, B-gravel and topsoil at
                                                                                                       multiple locations.
               Choose InfraStructures for your next campaign.                                             Source: McCloskey International Limited
                                                                                                                Booth: S-600
InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 14
Presentations Spotlighting Cutting-Edge Research on
Power Transmission and Motion Control at IFPE 2008
   The IFPE 2008 Technical Conference           the conference will be published and made          hydraulic systems, hydraulic valves, me-
will feature a record 111 presentations on      available at the conference, on CD-Rom             chanical, modeling/simulation, pneumatics,
the latest research and developments in         available for pickup onsite only. The confer-      plumbing/piping/fittings, pumps/motors/hy-
power transmission and motion control           ence fee of US$75 includes admission to            drostatic transmissions, seals/sealing and
technologies, with sessions geared to the       all sessions, available CEU credits and the        water hydraulics.
global needs of engineers and other decision    official proceedings.                                                        IFPE 2008 attendees
makers involved in design and manufacturing        IFPE conference                                                       can also take advantage
processes.                                      presenters are industry                                                  of learning sessions at
   The IFPE 2008 Technical Conference will      experts in companies                                                     a new Innovation and
be held March 12-14, 2008 at the Las Vegas      and universities from                                                    Solutions Center on
Convention Center in Las Vegas, USA, in         around the globe. All                                                    the IFPE show floor, as
conjunction with IFPE, the International        papers have been                                                         well as the educational
Exposition for Power Transmission. The IFPE     reviewed by the National                                                 programs offered by the
show runs March 11-15, 2008 and will feature    Conference on Fluid                                                      co-located CONEXPO-
400 exhibitors close to 12 000 m2.              Power, comprised of industry leaders and           CON/AGG 2008 exposition. A broad range
   The 2008 IFPE Technical Conference will      academic experts, to assure a high-qual-           of CONEXPO-CON/AGG sessions will focus
also include a new electronic controls sympo-   ity conference that meets current design           on management strategies and personal
sium in addition to its technology and design   engineering needs.                                 development techniques.
program. And, for the first time, Continuing        New topic areas include asset manage-              Details on registering for IFPE and informa-
Education Units (CEUs) will be available for    ment, computational fluid dynamics, hybrid          tion on education and other show features
all technical conference sessions, to provide   systems, suspensions and vehicle systems.          are online at www.ifpe.com
extra value for attendees.                      Additional topics featuring new research              Source: the International Exposition for
   IFPE presentations at this 51st edition of   include filtration/contamination, fluids,            Power Transmission - IFPE




                                                                                InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 15
OSRAM and Banff Light the Way With
Environmentally Friendly LED Streetlights
   The town of Banff, located in a UNESCO           approach to product design, development,
World Heritage Center national park has             manufacturing and distribution.
joined forces with OSRAM to launch a pilot              “We are very excited to be working with
project to convert its street lighting to LEDs.     OSRAM Opto Semiconductors on this LED
Eight street lights have been upgraded to           lighting project to explore alternative lighting
LED lighting with the goal of reducing energy       solutions,” said mayor of Banff John Stutz.
consumption by 36%. This project is further         “Collaborations such as these are essential
evidence of OSRAM’s pioneering role in the          especially given rising energy costs and
LED market and its commitment to lowering           environmental concerns.” The goals of the
energy consumption for the benefit of the            project are to gather performance data and
environment.                                        track energy consumption information during
   The town is located in Banff National Park,      variable weather and lighting conditions in
which was established in 1885 in the heart          order to identify permanent future solutions.
of the Rocky Mountains. Uniquely situated in            The eight new LED streetlights were
the middle of unblemished nature, Banff has         installed just in time for daylight savings.
been at the forefront of environmental protec-      The long life of LEDs of up to 50 000 hours
tion. This joint project, which was initiated       (compared with 15 000 hours for the original       The streetlights’ fixture design and sharp
together with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors,            light sources) will reduce maintenance             directional nature also adhere to one of
will further enhance the reputation of this         costs over the long term and lower energy          Banff’s environmental priorities, which is
community as a pioneer in environmental             consumption will help reduce CO2 emissions.        to help preserve and protect the nighttime
protection. OSRAM Opto Semiconductor has            In addition, the LED streetlights maximize         environment (including views of the night sky)
a long history in not only creating sustainable     illumination and maintain intensity throughout     through quality outdoor lighting.
lighting products but taking a sustainable          the lit area better than the existing lamps.          Source: OSRAM Sylvania Ltd.



       Interested in advertising                    Carlisle SynTec Now Offers
         in Canada’s leading
            trade magazine
                                                    SecurShield™ Polyiso Insulation
          dedicated to users                           Carlisle SynTec, the leading manufac-           FM 1-255 rating. Because of its wind-uplift
      of heavy machinery and                        turer of single-ply roofing systems, recently       performance, this product is ideal for high-
      specialized equipment?                        introduced SecurShield polyisocy-
                                                    anurate insulation to its growing line
                                                    of energy-efficient roof products.
       Need to reach buyers in                      SecurShield is a durable insulation
   all sectors of the industry?                     product that can be applied directly
                                                    to wood decks for either a Class A or

    InfraStructures                                 Class B fire rating, without the need
                                                    for a fire-rated slipsheet or gypsum
                                                    cover board.
  offers you the largest, deepest,                     Featuring a rigid, closed-cell poly-
         widest circulation                         isocyanurate foam core laminated
                                                    to polymer-coated glass facers,

     with over 28 000 readers                       SecurShield provides premium fire resistance,
                                                    moisture resistance, and wind-uplift perfor-
                                                                                                       wind markets and projects that require higher
                                                                                                       wind-speed warranties.
                                                    mance. The facers exceed the performance              The mold and moisture resistance offered
        From Coast to Coast                         of the conventional fiber-reinforced paper          by SecurShield Polyiso, which is due to the
                                                    facers used in traditional insulation.             superior adhesion of the facer to the foam
    download our Media Kit on                          SecurShield, as its name suggests,              core and membrane, exceeds that of any in-
                                                    provides superior protection against the           sulation on the market. SecurShield provides
     www.infrastructures.com                        elements, particularly precipitation and wind.     unmatched performance and durability, which
                                                    SecurShield offers enhanced wind-uplift            is why Carlisle will offer enhanced warranties
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                                                    Mutual 1-29 requirements by achieving a               Source: Carlisle SynTec
InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 16
Raising Expectations!
   Always an innovator, Jacques Perron,        and the durability demanded by the North
president of Rene Perron Couvertures Ltee,     American roofing contractor. Garlock has
is once again leading the Montreal roofing      pioneered this type of innovation throughout
industry with the delivery of a new 27 WH-KA   its product range and has invested signifi-
Versa-Lift from Garlock Equipment.             cantly to ensure the Versa-Lift can meet the
   After researching the available alterna-    toughest demands of any building site. Unlike
tives, Perron chose the                                             other brands that merely
Garlock Versa-Lift to fill a                                         transplant offshore
material handling gap in                                            machines, Versa-Lift is
their fleet of boom trucks                                           designed with the reali-
and roof hoists. “ We                                               ties of the construction
require a reliable, easy to                                         industry here.
use and maneuverable                                                   Garlocks’ commitment
machine to transport                                                to quality does not end
materials, equipment and                                            with delivery. The crews
debris to and from the                                              at Perron will receive         on-going service; parts and technical support
roof deck. The ability to                                           specialist training directly   backed up by Garlocks’ stable of field and
place the machine almost                                            from Garlock on their          factory customer service specialists. This is
anywhere on the job site                                            own work site. This            what customers have come to expect from
gives us the flexibility to handle almost any   makes training a more practical process,            reputable manufacturers and dealers when
job...” says Jacques Perron.                   crews get to deal directly with issues              choosing equipment.
   Versa-Lift is the amalgamation of German    important to them with an expert standing by           Rene Perron Ltee and Versa-Lift, raising
engineering and Yankee ingenuity, bringing     to advise and encourage. Then there is the          the roof in Montreal!
the innovation of an established technology    network of equipment dealers that provide              Source: Garlock Equipment




                                                                                InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 17
Remote Control System Offers
Operator Comfort, Efficiency
  Loader operators who want to minimize             operate their loader
worksite environment discomforts or who             remotely.
work in applications that require two or more           Operators can start
people, now have a solution – the loader            the loader engine and
radio remote control system from Bobcat             operate the drive,
Company.                                            lift, tilt and auxiliary
  The innovative Bobcat® loader radio remote        hydraulic functions
control system enhances the capabilities of         from approximately
                    Bobcat skid-steer and           450 m away with the radio remote control                  Bobcat representatives say the radio re-
                      compact track loaders         transmitter. The transmitter joystick controls        mote control system option will be attractive
                      with selectable joystick      activate the loader’s joystick controls in the        to customers in several markets, including
                       controls (SJC) and           ISO control pattern. The system is useable            military, government, construction, landscap-
                                                    for up to 15 hours on a rechargeable battery.         ing and agriculture. Other possible markets
                                                                             In addition to being able    include shipping yards (for ship and barge
                                                                                 to use the system in     unloading), nuclear power plants, foundries,
                                                                                   various climate con-   mining, chemical plants and municipali-
                                                                                   ditions, operators     ties. Concrete demolition, asphalt planing,
                                                                                   can easily switch      firebreak construction, stump removal and
                                                                                 between “remote”         poultry barn cleanup are just a few applica-
Bobcat all-wheel steer (AWS) loaders, offering      control mode and “machine/direct” control             tions in which customers could utilize the
a simple solution for customers who want to         mode.                                                 Bobcat loader radio remote control system.
                                                                                                              The advantage of the loader radio remote
                                                                                                          control system is that one person can now

Rancor gets ‘cracking’                                                                                    perform the same work while standing at a
                                                                                                          safe distance from the loader, thus minimizing
with AwJaw Bucket Crusher                                                                                 those jobsite discomforts and increasing
                                                                                                          productivity at the same time.
   Rancor Wood Recycling, from Belleville,          to 3/4” minus. The bucket’s wide jaw open                 The system, which has a maximum
Ontario, was started in 1992 as a recycler          design allows it to handle concrete with rebar,       operation loader travel speed of 10 km/h,
of demolition wood, producing wood chips.           wire mesh and other foreign objects with              is approved for use with dozens of different
What was once sent to the landfill is now            ease.                                                 Bobcat attachments. However, the Bobcat
being reused for the                                                                                      loader radio remote control system is not
horticultural and other                                                                                   approved for certain types of hazardous or
markets. Soon, Rancor                                                                                     explosive environments.
was asked to handle other                                                                                     The Bobcat loader radio remote control
construction and demoli-                                                                                  system is easy to install and portable so
tion waste products, like                                                                                 customers with multiple machines in their
concrete. The problem                                                                                     fleet can quickly transfer the system from one
for Rancor’s operators,                                                                                   Bobcat loader to another.
Harold, Randy and Bruce                                                                                       Safety features include a tilt sensor that
Corfield, was what to do                                                                                   stops the loader engine if the transmitter is
with this material? The                                                                                   tilted over 45° in any direction. Transmitter
solution was found with                                                                                   joystick controls have a return to neutral
the AwJaw Bucket Crusher                                                                                  feature. Red-colored emergency stop buttons
that crushes demolition concrete into an               The St. George Company Ltd. has been               are located on the transmitter and an E-stop
aggregate product that Rancor can market.           distributing innovative products for construc-        box is affixed to the rear of the loader. Flash-
Reducing even more waste from landfills              tion, forestry and agriculture for 25 years.          ing green and amber strobe lights and horn
and helping to make Rancor one of Ontario’s         Headquartered in Paris, Ontario, with a               for start-up and operation.
largest processors of demolition waste.             satellite office in Foremost, Alberta, The St.             The system complies with ISO 15817
   The AwJaw Bucket Crusher, distributed by         George Company Ltd provides sales and                 earthmoving machinery safety requirements
The St. George Company, turns an excavator          service for a range of AwJaw Bucket Crush-            for remote operator control.
into a professional crush plant. Inside the         ers to fit most excavators.                                Source: Bobcat Company
bucket, massive jaws reduce concrete, brick            Source: The St. George Company Ltd.                        Booth: G-100
or rock into aggregate from 6” minus down
InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 18
Leica Geosystems’ PowerBlade Machine Control
   Economical and easy to use, the Leica      used as a stand-alone
PowerBlade machine control system offers      indicator or with the
cost-saving laser-based grade solutions for   MCP700 Control Panel
every budget. PowerBlade systems offer a      and suitable valve for
building-block approach to fit today’s most    full automatic control.
cost-conscious needs while easily adding      The MLS700 Laser
more features. Starting with the MLS700       Receiver has a 360°
Laser Sensor, PowerBlade offers a precise,    capture range, with a
rugged laser sensor with easy-to-see LED      measurement window
grade displays that may be used as a stand-   of 190 mm and selectable tolerances for            large amounts of dirt are moved. A survey
alone indicator for the operator. Add the     rough or fine grading.                              function provides the height information of
easy-to use MCP700 Panel and a hydraulic         The MCP700 Control Panel is rugged and          a defined area including an average height
valve package for time-saving automatic       waterproof (IP65) with a large, bright see-at-     function to make land leveling a simple task.
grade control. For maximum savings, add       a-glance LED display, even in strong sunlight.     The small size of the MCP700 Control Panel
the optional MPM700 Electric Mast for easy    Two easy to use toggle switches let opera-         makes it easy to install on any machine.
grade changes from the cab and advanced       tors control automatic or manual mode and             The optional MPM-700 Electric Mast is
land-leveling functions to tackle the most    raise or lower the blade. With the optional        designed for tough and demanding construc-
complex jobs.                                 MPM700 Electric Mast, the MCP700 Control           tion environments. With a four-foot range
   Leica PowerBlade is compatible with all    Panel features additional functions for more       of travel and the additional lift and survey
types of lasers and machines such as scrap-   complex grading tasks. A lift function allows      functions in the MCP700 Control Panel, the
ers, dozers and agricultural tractors.        the operator to temporarily lift the blade         MPM700 Electric Mast is ready for the most
   The MLS700 Laser Receiver is totally       without leaving automatic mode and return to       demanding sites.
waterproof (IP68) and uses a large, bright    the original grade at the flip of a switch. This       Source: Leica Geosystems
see-at-a-glance LED display so it may be      is especially helpful for coarse grading when




                                                                              InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 19
Rio Tinto Selects BreadCrumb System to Increase
                                                                              ®


Efficiency and Production at a Utah Mine
   Rajant Corporation, a leading provider of
portable, reliable, and adaptable wireless
networking solutions, announced today that
its BreadCrumb® wireless mesh system has
been selected by the Kennecott Utah Copper
Corporation (KUCC) wholly owned subsidiary
of Rio Tinto as its primary communications
platform for operations within the Bingham
Canyon Copper Mine, the world’s largest
open-pit copper mine. The Rajant Bread-
Crumb® system will enable KUCC to gain
additional operational efficiencies by tracking,
monitoring and managing its copper mining
operations.
    “Enabling Kennecott to streamline its com- they required a high number of moving wire-          are a mix of secure access nodes that enable
plex mining operations was the primary goal    less nodes for improving mine monitoring and         data and voice communications across
of using the Rajant BreadCrumb® wireless       control. The Rajant InstaMesh® software run-         a meshed, self-healing network for fleet
                                                                         ning on the wireless       dispatch, health monitoring and other critical
                                                                         BreadCrumb® units          mining applications. Many of the devices that
                                                                         connects hundreds          require wireless communications are moving
                                                                         of devices to each         at all times throughout the wireless mining
                                                                         other while rapidly        infrastructure. The BreadCrumb® nodes
                                                                         transporting critical      rapidly adapt to any changes in the network
                                                                         operational data.”         topology, assuring that IP traffic uptime and
                                                                            Kennecott               bandwidth are maximized.
                                                                         has successfully              “Rajant is very proud to be part of Ken-
                                                                         implemented a large        necott, the world’s largest open pit copper
                                                                         number of Rajant           mine. KUCC is a great customer and we look
                                                                         BreadCrumb®                forward to continuing to help them as well as
                                                                         systems in an inter-       other mines in the industry increase opera-
                                                                         connected network          tional efficiencies with our BreadCrumb®
 Diagram of Rajant wireless mesh network running at Rio Tinto            that allows loader         solution.” said Bob Schena, CEO of Rajant
 Kennecott copper mine, Utah                                             trucks, shovels,           Corporation.
                                                                         pumps, laptops and            Source: Rajant Corporation
mesh system,” said Gary Anderson, senior       other production equipment to communicate
vice president of Mining for Rajant. “We knew with each other in real-time. These systems



GPS-Based Fleet Management Solution for Construction
Professionals Exhibited at CONEX Carolina
   Navtrak Inc., a leading provider of GPS-         the residential and commercial construction     they manage their fleet and mobile workers.”
based fleet management solutions exhibited           markets.                                          A wide variety of exhibitors including
its dispatching and fleet management service           Navtrak’s Carolina regional account           Navtrak, Braswell Bobcat & Equipment Com-
at Charlotte’s CONEX Carolina, the leader in        executive, Wes Jones, noted, “CONEX serves      pany, Briggs Construction, Charlotte Tractor,
regional construction events.                       as the area’s only event to exclusively focus   Coble Trench Safety, Dale Jarrett Ford, Taylor
   CONEX was held December 12 & 13 at the           on equipment and tools for the construction,    Pump and Lift, United Rentals and many
Charlotte Convention Center. With over 20           municipal, landscape and outdoor power          more, presented construction professionals
years of industry knowledge and trade show          equipment industries. Navtrak has an ex-        with a unique opportunity to save time and
experience, the CONEX shows are proven              tensive client base in those areas, and we’re   money by evaluating options and making
purchasing and educational tools for own-           anxious to show the Carolina construction       purchasing decisions under one roof.
ers/presidents, final decision makers and a          community just how dramatically our fleet          Source: Navtrak, Inc.
combination of professionals who serve both         management service can transform the way
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Taking Air Sweeping to a New Altitude
   The Allianz Johnston RT655 is a product         steel debris hopper,
of engineering genius, designed and built to       a 950 l stainless
meet the rigorous standards of today’s highly      steel water tank.
regulated sweeping requirements. It is an air      The RT655 sweeps
regenerative sweeper that was designed to          a 3,55 m wide path
scrupulously clean the surfaces that nature,       with its 1225 cm2
humans beings and machines pollute.                vaccum nozzle.
   This machine produces the most incredibly                                                           picker into a highly automated litter collection
powerful and continuous blast of air into a        NEW MADVAC LT500 HIGH CAPACITY                      system, leading to increased productivity. By
sealed hood that is pulled along over the          LITTER COLLECTOR                                    significantly reducing fatigue causing injuries,
road’s surface. This air blast loosens and dis-                                                              litter picking has never been safer than
turbs all debris it encounters. A suction duct                                                               with the LT500.
within the hood conveys the newly disturbed                                                                      The LT500 vacuums trash and litter
but well trapped dirt, dust and debris, into the                                                             from trash cans, landfills, highways,
stainless steel hopper.                                                                                      parks and campgrounds, composting
   The RT655 features a gearbox driven                                                                       and recycling plants, streets, ditches,
blower, which eliminates belts and other high                                                                alleyways, racetracks, stadiums, ports,
wear components, resulting in a lower cost                                                                   rail stations, zoos and many other hard
of operation. The RT655 is available with                                                                    to reach areas.
a unique water recirculation system which                                                                        The LT500 features a joystick con-
filters water from the debris hopper resulting                                                                trolled robotic vacuum hose arm and a
in less water usage and greater productivity.         The LT500 provides high volume litter            stainless steel litter container.
   The RT655 features a John Deere turbo-          collection in hard to reach areas, virtually           Source: Allianz Madvac Inc.
charged diesel engine, a 6,5 m3 stainless          transforming the traditional manual litter                  Booth S-608



Unimog U 500 with MGM 500 High-Capacity
Mulcher at inter airport Europe 2007
   A Unimog U 500 fitted with an MULAG              heads add the final touch
MGM 650 high-capacity mulcher was                  to the mower’s exem-
displayed on Daimler’s stand at the 16th           plary safety features.
International Exhibition for Airport Equipment,       As an all-round
Technology & Services – inter airport Europe       vehicle, the Unimog can
2007 held in Munich last october.                  take on jobs that differ by
   The MULAG MGM 650 high-capacity                 season, such as mowing,
mower is the ideal workmate for maintaining        tunnel washing, pulling
extensive areas of grass at airports with a        a sweeper/blower or
working width of 6,5 m to complement the           operate as an aircraft
year-round operation of a Unimog U 400 (with       tractor – the option to
M03 option) or U 500. By finely mulching the        change implements
grassy areas to be mown, there is no need          flexibly according to the season ensures a              The U 300 – U 500 implement carrier is
to remove the cut grass. Even in sensitive         high capacity utilisation and economical use        powered by 900-series four and six-cylinder
security areas, say near runway beacons, the       of the carrier.                                     engines with output ratings from 156 hp to
MGM 650 is the right tool for the job thanks          The cab boasts modern styling and                286 hp. The Unimog is fitted with transmis-
to the independent sideways movability of all      is made of lightweight composite-fibre               sions of up to 24 speeds and has permanent
the mowing heads right through to the single       material. Inside the cab all the main controls      four-wheel drive with a lockable centre and
use of individual mowing heads.                    are grouped together on a central console.          rear differential. The optional tire pressure
   Thanks to the automatic parking system          Optionally, all U 300 – U 500 models can be         control system can be used to reduce or
for the rear unit and a hydraulic pressure         supplied with the Vario-Pilot transferable          increase the air pressure in the tyres. To
relief system, the high-capacity mower can         steering system, which allows the steer-            assist with transporting and towing heavy
be operated easily and efficiently. A hydraulic     ing column, instruments and pedals to be            loads, the Unimog can be fitted with a torque
starting-off lock and an automatic mowing          transferred from one side of the cab to the         converter clutch.
cutter shaft cut-out when raising the mowing       other in a matter of moments.                          Source: Daimler AG
                                                                                    InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 21
                       Integrated Estimating and Project
                       Management Software

                                                    IT (Information Technology) has brought on         is open to a number of features:
                                                    entire systems to process information.             - Networkability: it is adaptable to other
                                                        Since 1985, LUQS has developed a range            software tools.
                                                    of civil engineering software tools, most          - Portability: it can be used on a variety of
                                                    notably in calculating project estimates. The         platforms.
                                                    prime directive in the development of these        - Compatibility: it is suitable for new and old
                                                    tools has been to follow strict rules while both      working environments.
                                                    working in a group and maintaining build-          - Validity: it conforms to the standards and
                                                    ing codes. The first commercial software,              needs of the industry.
                                                    GESQAN, was originally developed on a DOS          - Verifiability: it has a simple verification
                                                    platform but is now available for Windows.            system.
                                                    This product caught on very quickly, first with     - Integrity: it protects data from unauthorized
                                                    clients in Quebec, then throughout North              access.
                                                    America. Since then, however, new more             - Reliability: it correctly manages internal
                                                    refined technology has made the market                 errors.
                                                    more competitive. To keep up with market           - Maintainability: it is easy to adapt and
                                                    demands, we have found a new approach                 modify.
                                                    that meets the increasingly high standards         - Reusability: it can apply the same data to
                                                    of technology. And so, we have developed              numerous projects.
  For centuries, instruments such as the            ProjEst.                                           - Extensibility: it can easily extend to other
abacus and the counting frame have been                 ProjEst is a project management program.          functions.
created to help mankind measure every               It leads the project through a system that         - Efficiency: it makes the most effective use




aspect of life. The advent of automation            allows every aspect of a company’s manage-           of its functions.
at the turn of the 20th century led to digital      ment process to contribute to the calculation      - Autonomy: it controls its own operation.
technology by the turn of this century. Now         of the estimate. ProjEst has a framework that      - Transparency: it can mask out details that




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  are irrelevant to the project.                    of possibilities. It is a diagnostic tool that will   l’innovation technologique 2006-2007” award
- Composability: it can analyze information         help make strategic decisions in an uncertain         for excellence in technological innovation; a
  from a number of sources.                         climate.                                              testament to their continued teamwork and
- User-friendliness: it is easy to learn, easy to      ProjEst is a software innovation with a            synergy between developer and client.
  use.                                              competitive advantage that responds to




  ProjEst is the ultimate Decision Support          market needs. Its development aims to
System. In the short and medium term, it will       perpetuate competition by becoming a pillar             For more information about ProjEst, write
become a tool to help any company collect,          of the industry.                                      us at info@luqs.com or visit our website at
consolidate, model and restore their data in           L’Ordre des technologues professionnels            www.luqs.com
order to calculate costs and come to the right      du Québec (OTPQ) has recognized the
decisions. ProjEst answers a wide range of          innovative qualities of ProjEst by honoring             Source: LUQS Inc.
pertinent questions by presenting a choice          LUQS president Guy Jobin the “Mérite de



CONEXPO Asia 2007 Sets Records
   The CONEXPO Asia 2007 exposition was             tensive industry focused education sessions             The next CONEXPO Asia will be held in
a great success, setting records for number         and numerous industry meetings and events.            2009. For 2008, AEM plans a knowledge-
of attendees and amount of exhibit space,              The success of CONEXPO Asia 2007                   sharing tour throughout China for equipment
as well as number of exhibitors. The show           reflects the construction industry boom in             users, with training courses to focus on
was held December 4-7, 2007 at the Chinese          the Asia Pacific region, and the mood was              safety operations, operating efficiencies and
Import and Export Fair (CIEF)
Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou,
China.
   About 28 000 registered
industry professionals from
close to 100 countries attended
CONEXPO Asia 2007. CON-
EXPO Asia 2007 also more than
doubled in size compared to
2006, with about 450 Chinese
and international exhibitors and
more than 100 000 m2 of space.
   The show opening ceremony included               positive among attendees and exhibitors,              improvement processes, including financial
China’s Vice Minister of Commerce, Mr. Wei,         notes show owner and organizer, the As-               and environmental. Tentative locations
and other high-ranking dignitaries.                 sociation of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).           include Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou,
   CONEXPO Asia 2007 offered a quality              In addition to AEM, the show organizer is the         Kunming and Xi’an.
learning experience with exhibits of the latest     China Chamber of Commerce for Import and                 Source: Association of Equipment
construction technologies and equipment,            Export of Machinery and Electronic Products           Manufacturers
live working equipment demonstrations, ex-          (CCCME).
                                                                                       InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 23
Havator Group Reaches A New
Dimensions in Personal Lifts                                                        Appointments
   Havator Group has increased its                                                   Andrew Penca, Commissioner of Indiana Workforce
fleet with the acquisition of two Wumag                                            Development, joined Cummins as assistant to president Joe
WT 1000 personal lifts that have the                                              Loughrey. His duties will be split between Cummins project
highest reach of all lifts existing in the                                        work and supporting Mr. Loughrey’s efforts as chairman of
world. Their maximum working height is                                            Conexus Indiana, a statewide advanced manufacturing and
102,5 m (cage floor height 100,5 m) and                                            logistics initiative. Conexus’ primary goal is to attract and
outreach is 36 m (200 kg). The chassis                                            educate young people in the state as they pursue careers in
is that of a five-axle All-Terrain crane.                                          advanced manufacturing and logistics.
   In addition to this, Havator Group                                                Andrew Penca joined Indiana Workforce Development in
bought at the same time one Wumag                                                 early 2005 and has served as Commissioner since October
WT 530 lift that has a maximum work-                                              2006. In his role with the state, Penca was instrumental in
ing height of 53 m. “We had a need for this additional investment because         working with employers and state and local government of-
our aim is to fulfill all customer needs”, stated Havator Group chairman of the    ficials to develop and implement programs and policies aimed
board Erkki Hanhirova. “These new lifts enable us to get straight inside steel    at raising the education and skill levels of Indiana’s workforce.
constructions in horizontal direction which saves building expense of scaf-       He also brings extensive auto-related experience to Cummins.
folding remarkably. Besides, these machines function excellently for example      He spent roughly six years at Honda R&D Americas, Inc. in
in maintenance work of wind mills and high city locations where traffic and        the advanced product planning and concept development
street environment set their own limits and challenges”, he added.                department where he served in roles ranging from research
   Havator Group is the biggest group in Scandinavia offering lifting services,   analyst to senior specialist. During his time with Honda, he led
special transport and dock crane services. Havator Group operates in              concept teams responsible for the development of the current
Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia and the Baltic countries.                         Acura TL, Honda Element, and Honda’s first ever pickup, the
   Source: WUMAG GmbH                                                             Ridgeline.
                                                                                     Source: Cummins Inc.


Aerial Work Platform Safety                                                          Petter M. Etholm has joined
to Be Featured at CONEXPO                                                         Thomas Equipment, Inc. as
                                                                                  president and CEO and a member
   Incorporating a range of access equipment from exhibiting manufacturer         of the company’s board of direc-
members, the AWPT Safety Zone at CONEXPO-CON/AGG will feature a                   tors. He succeeds Michael Luther,
fast-moving live demonstration on the dangers of not wearing a harness and        who will remain with Thomas
the correct way to wear one. This 15-minute show will run at regular intervals    Equipment as chairman of the
throughout the day. AWPT (Aerial Work Platform Training) is the North             board.
American subsidiary of IPAF (the International Powered Access Federation);           Thomas Equipment is emerging
a not-for-profit members’ organisation that promotes the safe and effective        from a period of financial difficulty
use of powered access worldwide.                                                  and embarked on a restructuring
   In addition to the demonstration, AWPT will also promote “Click IT!”, a        program to regain its market position and financial strength.
safety campaign directed towards occupants of boom-type aerial devices.           With manufacturing plants in Canada and South Korea,
To remind and encourage people to wear a harness, AWPT had that advice            Thomas Equipment is a global manufacturer and marketer
printed on stickers that can be placed on the boom lift where all occupants       of industrial and construction equipment through its Thomas
in the platform can see them. In addition, AWPT has made available a docu-        Equipment 2004 subsidiary and of pneumatic and hydraulic
ment titled “Technical Guidance Note AWPT H1” that provides information           systems for the fluid industry through Pneutech Inc., and
on their recommendation for the proper use of harnesses and lanyards on           designs wireless devices for the telecommunications industry,
different types of aerial platforms.                                              among its other businesses.
   The new programme’s initiative came from companies frustrated with the            Previously, Petter M. Etholm was a consultant to the
fact that people are dying in boom type lifts because they are not wearing        Thomas Equipment 2004 subsidiary. Before that, he was
a harness that would keep them from being thrown or catapulted from the           president of Cardsmart Retail. Previously, he was executive
platform if it is struck by a vehicle (or another piece of equipment) or is       vice president of Nutri/System, Inc., overseeing its restructur-
affected by ground subsidence.                                                    ing after having been one of Nutri/System’s most successful
   Thousands of stickers in six languages have been printed and the               franchisees. Earlier in his career, he founded Norwegian Wood
programme is endorsed by the Scaffold Industry Association as well as many        Inc., a flooring supplier to the home building industry, and
aerial equipment manufacturers and rental companies throughout the world.         founded Elinex, LLC, a web-based electricity contract trading
   Source: IPAF (the International Powered Access Federation)                     company.
       Booth B-940                                                                   Source: Thomas Equipment, Inc.
InfraStructures English Edition December 2007/January 2008 – page 24
Volvo CE Unveiled New Look Road Machinery at EXCON
   In a move that shows the growing                   Commenting on the
importance in the Indian subcontinent, Volvo       reason behind using the
CE has chosen the EXCON (The 4th Construc-         EXCON show to unveil
tion Equipment and Construction Technology         the new look products,
Trade Fair) held last November in Bangalore,       Pat Olney, president of
India, to offer a glimpse of the Volvo branded     Volvo’s road machinery
Road Machinery products in the company’s           business line, said:
yellow and grey livery.                            “India is the world’s
   The machines modeling the new look              second fastest growing
at the show were the single drum SD110             major economy. A
compactor, DD80 double drum compactor,             key element of India’s
the PT220RH and the ABG 4361 paver.                economic develop-
   Since acquiring the road machinery busi-        ment is to improve the
ness from Ingersoll Rand in April 2007, the        country’s infrastructure
products have continued being marketed in          – and highways will play
the previous owner’s branding. This agree-         a major part in that. We
ment is set to end by April 2008 but it is         already have a significant market presence           only natural.”
expected that the first “new-look” machines         in India, both in terms of customer share and         Source: Volvo Construction Equipment
will roll off the production lines earlier than    manufacturing base. Therefore, unveiling the              Booths: G-134, N-2509
that.                                              new-look product line here in Bangalore is



Camoplast Inaugurates its New Technical Centre
   Camoplast Inc., announced the official        “We opted for the town
opening of the new Camoplast Technical          of Magog to carry
Centre (CTC). The new building, located in      out our CTC project
Quebec’s Eastern Townships, is comprised        because this region had
of a research centre, laboratory and product    sites to perform testing
testing facilities. It represents an investment on our products, that
of $9 million and will generate 35 new posi-    it was central for our
tions at the CTC, as well as 50 other positions production operations
elsewhere in the company.                       and that it favours the
   The CTC aims at consolidating, under one     rubber/plastic sector as
roof, the entire research and development       primary axis of develop-
activities of Camoplast’s Track Systems and     ment” indicated Pierre
Thermoplastic Groups. It was scheduled to       Marcouiller, Chairman
begin its operations in November, with a team   of the Board and CEO
of about sixty employees, including 10 new      of Camoplast Inc. “Our
hires, comprised mostly of engineers and        customers will continue
technicians. This number should increase by     to benefit from the best     From l. to r.: Pierre Reid, MP for Magog-Orford; Sam Hamad, Quebec
25 over the coming years, along with 50 other   equipment and product       Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity; Pierre Marcouiller, Chair-
                                                                            man & CEO, Camoplast Inc.; and Marc Poulin, Mayor, City of Magog
positions elsewhere in the company.             design tools in the indus-
   The municipality of Magog was selected       try, world class systems and processes and               Camoplast designs, develops and
following a call for proposals with many        our unparalleled team of technical experts”,         manufactures specialized components,
regions, initiated more than two years ago.     he added.                                            sub-systems and assemblies for the world
                                                                                                     leading original equipment manufacturers
                                                                                                     (OEMs) of both on- and off-road vehicles.
                                                                                                     The company also manufactures a full line of
                          We will be at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2008...
                                                                                                     multi-terrain tracked vehicles for the utility, oil
                              InfraStructures                                                        & gas, telecommunications, mining, alpine,
                         covers the major events of your industry!                                   municipal, and OEM markets, sold under the
                                                                                                     CAMO brand.
                                                                                                        Source: Camoplast
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                                                                                                   Agenda
                                                                                                 World of Concrete 2008
                                                                                                   Exhibition: January 22 - 25, 2008
                                                                                                   Seminars: January 21 - 25, 2008
                                                                                                   Las Vegas, NV USA
                                                                                                 NAPA’s 53rd Annual Meeting
                                                                                                   January 26 - 30, 2008
                                                                                                   Phoenix, AZ USA
                                                                                                 The Rental Show 2008
                                                                                                   February 11 - 14, 2008
                                                                                                   Las Vegas, NV USA
                                                                                                 Winter Road Congress in Finland
                                                                                                   February 12 - 14, 2008
                                                                                                   Turku, Finland
                                                                                                 The Work Truck Show 2008
                                                                                                   NTEA Convention: February 25 - 28, 2008
                                                                                                   Trade Show: February 26 - 28, 2008
                                                                                                   Atlanta, GA USA
                                                                                                 CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2008
                                                                                                   March 11 - 15, 2008
                                                                                                   Las Vegas, NV USA
                                                                                                 AirportExpo
                                                                                                    April 8 - 10, 2008
                                                                                                    Las Vegas, NV USA
                                                                                                 Truck World 2008
                                                                                                    April 17 - 19, 2008
                                                                                                    Toronto, ON Canada
                                                                                                 Ankomak 2008 17th Construction Machinery, Building Elements
                                                                                                 & Construction Technologies Exhibition
                                                                                                   April 25 - 29, 2008
                                                                                                   Yesilkoy, Istambul, Turkey
                                                                                                 INTERtunnel 2008 - 8th International Tunnelling Exhibition
                                                                                                   May 20 - 22, 2008
                                                                                                   Turin, Italy
                                                                                                 Eurobitume & EAPA Congress 2008
                                                                                                   May 21 - 23, 2008
                                                                                                   Copenhagen, Denmark
                                                                                                 AORS 2008 TRADE SHOW - June 4 and 5
                                                                                                   June 4 - 5, 2008
                                                                                                   Walkerton, ON Canada
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