Monthly Archive: January 2018

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Older Truck Drivers Drawing Scrutiny

America’s trucking industry is facing a severe driver shortage. One estimate says about 48,000 drivers are needed to move 70 percent of the nation’s goods. Companies are aggressively recruiting retirees. Drivers more than 65...

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More trucks running on propane

Home satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp recently signed a deal to run 200 of its trucks on propane, in the latest indication that the niche fuel could soon rival natural gas as the...

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6 Safety Tips for Transporting Chemicals

by Abby Drexler As with any safety-sensitive occupation, chemical transportation requires training, skills and common sense. This means all who are part of the process must remember the risks involved, whether the chemicals are...

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Quala Renovating TX Tank Wash Facility

Quala, a North America’s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, recently began a major renovation of its Beaumont, Texas, facility. The renovations include new, open customer office space in addition to significant upgrades of...

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Panel opposes biodiesel imports

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined in December in a unanimous vote that the U.S. biodiesel industry is materially injured by biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia, which the U.S. Department of Commerce...

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NPGA Selects National Treasurer Officer

The board of directors of the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA)  recently has elected Denis Gagne, vice president of Wholesale at Eastern Propane Gas Inc, as the organization’s national treasurer. Gagne has served in...