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eNews • August 18, 2015
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Ag Transportation Summit highlights infrastructure challenges, solutions

Ag Transportation Summit highlights infrastructure challenges, solutions

On August 4-5, the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and the Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) hosted the second Ag Transportation Summit: “Transportation Capacity – Overcoming the Challenges.”

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Roads In Netherlands Will Soon Be Made Out Of Plastic. Here’s Why.

Roads In Netherlands Will Soon Be Made Out Of Plastic. Here’s Why.

Dutch firm VolkerWessels believes that plastic would have been a better choice as compared to asphalt when it comes to building roads.

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Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion

Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion

Egypt has opened a major expansion of the Suez Canal, which deepens the main waterway and provides ships with a 35km (22 mile) channel parallel to it.

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El Nino forces Panama Canal to restrict draft

El Nino forces Panama Canal to restrict draft

The Panama Canal Authority plans a temporary half-foot reduction in maximum drafts of ships passing through the waterway, and said an additional reduction may be ordered if rainfall stays below normal levels.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

Soy Transportation Coalition
1255 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
Web www.soytransportation.org

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