WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s truckers are more competitive than they used to be, the regulatory environment has been tweaked in their favor recently and the association representing them-the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA)-is bubbling with new members. 37 in fact. Membership is the highest it has been in 20 years.
There remain lots of issues to tackle, MTA President Greg Arndt told members in his opening remarks to the 2015 Annual General Meeting held in the Hotel Fort Garry here Friday, but he said he is optimistic his second year will continue with the same momentum.
“Over the course of the past year, we saw many positive regulatory changes for our industry, all of which the Manitoba Trucking Association has been advocating for on behalf of our industry for a significant period of time.
WINNIPEG, MB- The Manitoba Trucking Association wants to establish an industry‐based safety program to provide relevant safety and health services targeted to the needs of our work environment, which would help trucking companies save on Workers’ Compensation Board premiums.
ST ANDREWS, MB – Trucking has been good to Dave Tyrchniewicz, president of Manitoba-based Turk Enterprises. So he’s sharing that good news in a very loud way: With a flashy pink rig, decked out to call attention to the fight against cancer.
SPRINGFIELD, MB – Peterbilt Manitoba has expanded its network by opening Peterbilt Manitoba-East, a parts and service facility located in Springfield, Manitoba.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s most prestigious driver trucker awards were presented recently, including the province’s Driver of the Year honor.
WINNIPEG — Apparently it takes more than the long arm of the law to turn on the biodiesel taps.
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Trucking Association has revealed the final three winners of the MTA-Custom Truck Sales Industry Excellence Award for 2009.
WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba’s provincial government today announced they will invest an extra $100 million to build and repair roads in 2014.
WINNIPEG — It’s becoming an increasing trend across Canada and it seems Manitoba will be the next province to crackdown on cell phone use by the motoring public.
WINNIPEG — Residents of Manitoba’s north officially have access to the 2,200-km winter road system, which is opened to commercial trucks and other vehicles on Feb. 2.
WINNIPEG — While Manitoba pushes to become a national leader in biofuel production it will be a bumpy road for vehicles burning the fuel, including truckers, says the Manitoba Trucking Association.
THURMAN, IOWA – Driver hurled by tornado thankful to be alive.
CALGARY, MB – Tanker trucks are rushing to the aid of thousands of chilly Manitoba residents with emergency supplies of CNG after a pipeline explosion left them with no heat.
CALGARY — The Canada West Foundation has released its latest economic profile and forecast for Manitoba, and the future looks bright.
WINNIPEG — A short-line freight railway line in southern Manitoba is getting a $615,000 boost from the provincial government to help ship grain and other regional commodities.