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New Mexico Oil Country Struggles As Cities Boom

By Jeri Clausing CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) – The oil field trucks and big rigs rumble through morning and night, creating a first-ever rush hour in this otherwise sleepy 1960s-era tourist and mining town. Hotel rooms along the clogged two-lane highway are mostly booked, some of them fetching nightly rates that rival those in Manhattan. Businesses [...]

Let The Sun Shine In – On White House Solar Panels

By Josh Lederman WASHINGTON (AP) – Technicians have finished installing solar panels on the White House roof, capping a project that President Barack Obama hopes will send a signal that renewable energy is feasible and environmentally shrewd. Obama said in 2010 that he would retrofit his family’s new home with solar panels starting in 2011, [...]

Member News – National Lift Truck & Jlg Compact Crawler Booms

National Lift Truck, Inc., a long-standing, family-owned Chicago business, eagerly anticipates adding JLG Industries, Inc.’s recently designed X500AJ and X600AJ Compact Crawler booms to its line of products for sale. Sales representative Chris Voth said National Lift Truck has been selling JLG’s Compact Crawler series for three years. They will add the new X500AJ and [...]

Member News – US Tsubaki Demos Overload Protection For Equipment In Motion Industries Mihow2

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has released a new video in their “MiHow2” series of product/application solutions. The instructive video series’ goal is to share practical industrial applications that viewers can adapt in their own facilities. Key Motion Industries partner US Tsubaki, a [...]

Member News – Tadgh Spillane: Irish Dancer, World Champion

Though Chief Engineer Tim Spillane’s son, Tadgh, did not like Irish dance at first, with a bit of encouragement from his first teacher at Worth’s Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dancing and considerable dedication, he has made it big. Tadgh won the World Irish Dancing Championships Under 13 category April 14 in London after performing solo [...]