Début de la saison de chasse au chevreuil le 26 octobre

first_imgLa saison de la chasse générale au chevreuil en Nouvelle-Écosse débute le vendredi 26 octobre et se poursuit jusqu’au samedi 1er décembre. Les chasseurs doivent avoir avec eux une boussole et des allumettes à l’épreuve de l’eau. De plus, toute personne qui s’aventure dans le bois devrait avoir une carte ou un GPS, une trousse de premiers soins et un dispositif de communication, et aviser quellqu’un de leur trajectoire prévue dans les régions boisées. Toutes les personnes qui prévoient aller dans les bois en cette période de l’année doivent porter des vêtements orange afin d’assurer leur sécurité. La chasse est interdite le dimanche pendant toute la saison, sauf le 28 octobre et le 4 novembre. Les livrets sur les règlements de la chasse sont disponibles auprès des vendeurs de permis, dans les bureaux du ministère des Terres et des Forêts et en ligne. Pour connaître les dates précises et les limites de prises pour la chasse et la prise d’animaux à fourrure, consultez le http://novascotia.ca/natr/hunt (en anglais seulement). -30-last_img read more

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Komatsu launches Tier 4 interim articulated mining truck at Conexpo

first_imgKomatsu America has just introduced the HM300-3 articulated dump truck (ADT) at the Conexpo show in Las Vegas.  With a flywheel horsepower of 242 kW, the HM300-3 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D125E-6 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emission certified.  Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu stated that it believes it has “leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation to design an environmentally friendly engine that increases power while decreasing fuel consumption.”The HM300-3 features a maximum gross vehicle weight 52.23 t and can haul up to a 28.1 t payload at its maximum ground speed of 58.6 km/h. Improved operating performance, lower fuel consumption, improved operator comfort and enhanced serviceability are additional features of the HM300-3 that provide “maximum productivity and lower operating costs.” The HM300-3 is also equipped with the latest Komtrax technology, which sends machine operating information to a secure website utilising wireless technology.  Data such as daily fuel consumption, machine utilisation, operating hours, location, cautions and maintenance alerts are relayed to the web application for analysis.last_img read more

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New rules to restrict cigarettes bought into Ireland from certain EU countries

first_imgBulgariaCroatiaHungaryLatviaLithuaniaRomaniaAnyone with cigarettes in excess of that quantity must declare them to a Revenue officer and pay the appropriate excise duty from 1 January. The measure does not apply to other tobacco products brought in from these member states as long as those products are for personal use and not for commercial purposes.Revenue said this restriction will be removed as each of the member states in question achieves the minimum level of tax required and they have until 31 December 2017 to do so.Read: Two women sentenced to prison over seized cigarettes>Read: Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses> NEW RESTRICTIONS IN Ireland from 1 January will mean those travelling from certain countries in the EU will only be able to bring a certain number of cigarettes back into Ireland with them without having to pay further duty.The Revenue Commissioners said yesterday that individuals travelling from these countries will only be allowed to bring 300 cigarettes back with them for personal use without paying further excise duty when they arrive.EU member states are permitted to impose these types of restrictions where cigarettes have been bought “duty-paid” in a country that has not yet reached the EU minimum levels of tobacco products tax on cigarettes.These countries include:last_img read more

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