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    Stolen rig makes its way back to Alberta home

    September 1, 2006 12:00AM by Steven Macleod

    AIRDRIE, Alta. – It was more than just the fact that one of Ken Bilben’s trucks was stolen, but from where the truck was stolen.

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    Knock-off parts

    June 1, 2006 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Component manufacturers are expressing growing concern about the number of knock-off parts flooding the marketplace….

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    Can our small Canadian fleets weather the new fuel price storm?

    October 1, 2005 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fuel prices, in similar fashion to the flood waters that devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast and sent fuel pricing to record heights last month, are receding. But the potential for long…

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    “A major logistics nightmare”

    October 1, 2005 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Efforts to repair damaged transportation facilities and resume service in the U.S. Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina have commenced, but the extent of the destruction will like…

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    Boston bound

    April 1, 2005 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – Recently, an early morning accident completely closed Highway 133; there were icy and snowy patches two sunny days after a 10-cm snowfall….

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    APTA Rocks The Rock

    December 1, 2003 12:00AM by Katy de Vries

    ST. JOHN’S, Nfld. – Nearly 400 delegates congregated at the Fairmont Newfoundland Hotel in St. John’s, Oct. 22 through Oct. 25, for the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association’s (APTA) 53rd annual con…

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    New President Appointed to Marine Atlantic

    November 1, 2003 12:00AM by Truck News

    ST. JOHN’S, Nfld. – Transport Minister, David Collenette, recently announced the appointment of Roger Flood as the president and CEO of Marine Atlantic.”I am pleased that Mr. Flood has agreed to take …

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    NALCA elects new Board of Directors

    April 1, 2003 12:00AM by Katy de Vries

    ST. JOHN’S, Nfld. – The Newfoundland and Labrador Carriers Association (NALCA) held its annual general meeting in March and renewed calls for reduced ferry rates.The NALCA has invited other associatio…

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    Newfoundland get-together just around the corner

    March 1, 2003 12:00AM by Katy de Vries

    ST. JOHN’S Nfld. – The Newfoundland and Labrador Carriers Association (NALCA) will be holding it’s annual general meeting on Mar. 1 at the Chateau Park hotel in Mount Pearl.The NALCA was formed three …

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    Uncertainty about visa requirements worries fleets

    February 1, 2003 12:00AM by Dean Askin

    TORONTO, Ont. – Carriers who in recent weeks feared that U.S.-bound trucks driven by landed-immigrant drivers without visas may grind to a halt at the Windsor-Detroit border can relax, at least for no…

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    Former O/O collecting signatures against HoS changes

    February 1, 2003 12:00AM by Dean Askin

    STITTSVILLE, Ont. – A former owner/operator turned lobbyist who claims he has gathered more than 5,000 names on a petition against the proposed new Hours-of-Service for long-distance truck drivers, sa…

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    U.S. almost ready to open southern border (August 01, 2002)

    August 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Department of Transportation (DOT) report has been presented to the U.S. Congress on the progress of opening the border to Mexican rigs.The report, obtained by the Associated Pres…

  • U.S. almost ready to open southern border (June 27, 2002)

    June 27, 2002 9:27AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Department of Transportation (DOT) report will be presented to the U.S. Congress today on the…

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    Danger zone

    June 1, 2002 12:00AM by James Menzies

    WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. – Like most lumber haulers, owner/operator Gordon Miller was well aware of the inherent risks involved with pulling lumber across Canada.He was even more cognizant that the risk of…

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    Brahma rewards top lumpers

    April 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Brahma Lumper Services held its first annual employee awards banquet Feb. 16 to recognize the crew carrying it into the winner’s circle.The Calgary-based lumper service has continued …