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Jennmar Purchases DSI Mining’s U.S. Business

Jennmar has entered into five separate agreements with Dywidag Systems International (DSI). The company will acquire all of DSI Mining’s manufacturing assets in the United States; DSI’s entire mining division will be integrated into Jennmar USA.

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Cat Found Guilty of Stealing Trade Secrets

Following an eight-week trial in Chicago, a federal jury found Caterpillar guilty of stealing trade secrets and ordered the company to pay Miller U.K. Ltd. $74 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Flexco Adds Urethane to its Manufacturing Capabilties

Flexco recently announced it is now manufacturing its urethane belt cleaner blades at its Grand Rapids, Michigan location. The investment in the equipment and resources gives the company the opportunity to generate new, innovative products.

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Sixth Siwertell Unloader Ordered for Mai-Liao Power Plant

Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract to supply a sixth unloader for the Mai-Liao power plant in Taiwan. Five large Siwertell unloaders are currently in operation supplying coal to the 4,200-MW facility, the third largest in the country. Three of the unloaders were delivered in 2001 and two in 2006.

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Huesker Responds to EPA Coal Ash Regulations

As a leading geosynthetics supplier, Huesker is keeping its finger on the pulse of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations regarding coal combustion residuals (CCRs). The “EPA has undertaken a concerted effort to identify and to assess the structural integrity of impoundments, ponds, and other management units, within the electric power generating industry, managing wet-handled coal combustion residuals,” said Sven Schröer, CEO, Huesker. “The EPA’s regulations and their impact on the electric power generating industry will greatly affect how CCRs are handled in the coming years.” Huesker is actively advising power generator as far as compliance with the EPA and individual state rulings.

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