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Thursday, 9 Aug 2007 ( #322 )
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Kentucky department of labour commissioner Phillip Anderson presents the award to Clark's safety committee and managers.
Governor recognises Clark's safe days
LOUISVILLE, KY, United States

Clark Material Handling Company's aftermarket parts distribution centre in Louisville has received the Governor's Health & Safety Award for the second consecutive year.
The Kentucky Department of Labour and OSHA representatives presented the award on July 31 to recognise the distribution centre's 1,727 accident-free days.

Thirty machines for Gioia Taurao

Medcenter Container Terminal SpA (MCT) has ordered 30 Kalmar seventh generation CSC straddle carriers for its Gioia Taurao facility in Italy.
The order, consisting of 20 four-high CSC440 units and 10 three-high CSC340 units, will be delivered in late 2007 and early 2008.
MCT, part of Contship Italia Group, handles around 3 million TEUs a year along its 3,300m quay.

Jump in exhibitors for Conexpo
MILWAUKEE, WI, United States

CONEXPO Asia 2007, to be held from Dec 4-7 in Guangzhou, China, has already signed up nearly 300 exhibitors, 50% more than in 2006.
Buyer delegations from South East Asia, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea are expected to attend the show held at the Chinese Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, according to an organiser statement.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products are co-organisers.

Drivers test agility and speed
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, United States

More than 85 forklift operators joined the seventh annual Forklift Safety Rodeo hosted by Sandia from August 6-9.
The operators from Sandia, Kirtland Air Force Base, Honeywell and Los Alamos National Laboratory were given 30 minutes to run through a forklift obstacle course at the former Coronado Club parking lot on Kirtland Air Force Base.
Assessed according to agility and driving time, the final 15 will compete in a final round on August 9.
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