Lumber cut from Muskrat Falls project is finally loaded onto a ship bound for Asia

Greg Penney, CEO of JP Forestry, couldn’t help but smile Monday as chopped lumber from the Muskrat Falls project was loaded onto a ship bound for Asia. (Regan Burden / CBC) After supply chain issues, community concerns, and a cargo ship too big to dock at Goose Bay, JP Forestry …

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The Northgate Center lights up the world’s tallest Christmas tree, a 212-foot Douglas fir, on November 24, 1950.

On November 11, 1950, officials at the brand new Northgate Center light up the world’s largest Christmas tree. For years during the twentieth century, community boosters had held the “World’s Biggest Competitions” where anything that was grown or could be made in an extra-large size was touted as the largest. …

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Waymo x UPS Partnership Uses Class 8 Trucks For Autonomous Delivery

The new six-week pilot will serve the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth areas and support the high-volume holiday shopping and shipping season. Waymo vehicles will transport cargo deliveries between geographies using Class 8 trucks, the highest gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) in the United States, which covers semi-trailers and vehicles at …

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PM Modi lays foundation stone for Noida International Airport: La Tribune India

Tribune press service New Delhi, November 25 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone for Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar, Uttar Pradesh and highlighted development activities in the state linked to the poll. He said the airport, which is expected to be completed by 2024, will become …

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Ships scramble through the ice as winter arrives ‘early’ on the Northern Sea Route

More than 20 ships were stranded and delayed in the Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) after winter ice blocked the channels earlier than expected and they had to wait for help from icebreakers. The Center for High North Logistic (CHNL) at the University of the North has …

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Production assistant – Pedestrian television

This is an exciting position for someone who wants to work for a highly motivated and fast paced production company within the fashion industry. We are looking for a candidate to fill the position of Production assistant, assist producers as well as administrative office tasks. This mid-level position will involve …

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Can a study succeed and forever change rail freight?

FERRMED has published a study on optimizing traffic and modal shift in the EU. The study presents very interesting proposals on how rail freight can reach the 30% modal share by 2030. Among them are the full use and interconnection of European terminals, targeted investments in the European rail network …

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New York City Council Passes Bills To Curb Online Delivery Truck Chaos

City council members on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a series of measures designed to reduce traffic chaos caused by trucks delivering goods purchased online. One of the moves aims to siphon off sidewalk space dedicated to Amazon and UPS. The legislation obliges the city’s transport ministry to institute parking spaces reserved …

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Walmart’s drone delivery service expands

If you think that using drones to ship goods to customers’ homes could improve delivery times, you might be right. Several drone delivery projects exist, including Walmart’s drone partnerships. They can indeed speed up deliveries and reduce waiting times. However, there are a few important caveats to consider before you …

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Overview of the Chilean freight and logistics market 2021

Dublin, November 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The report “Chile Freight and Logistics Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecast (2021 – 2026)” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Chile has one of the most stable and free market economies in Latin America. Although logistics in Chile are still …

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