Tua Tagovailoa Provides Injury Update Ahead Of Title Game Vs. Clemson

first_imgTua Tagovailoa of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts to throwing a seven yard touchdown pass during the fourth quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs.ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 08: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts to throwing a seven yard touchdown pass during the fourth quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered a high ankle sprain during the SEC Championship against Georgia over a month ago. He endured a long recovery process, but looked to be near 100-percent when the Tide took the field against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl last weekend.Tagovailoa completed 24-of-27 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns against a porous Oklahoma defense. However, it was his ability to escape the pocket and take a sack without re-injuring the ankle that suggested he was healthy.Now, as Tua and the Tide gear up for the title game against Clemson, the star quarterback gave an update on his injured ankle. He said he’s “trying to maintain the feeling of it feeling good.”Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa said it’s not a matter of his ankle healing anymore, it’s “trying to maintain the feeling of it feeling good.” “Just one more,” he said. “After that I can rest.” pic.twitter.com/UDHl55rer3— Heather Dinich (@CFBHeather) January 5, 2019It looks like Tua will be ready to go against a tough Clemson defense on Monday night.Alabama and Clemson kick off at 8:00 p.m. ET on Monday night. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.last_img read more

XCMG signs 100 million cooperation agreement with Russian dealer KBA

first_imgXCMG, one of China’s leading construction machinery manufacturers, says it has “concluded a successful trip to bauma China 2018 by reaching milestone deals with leading international companies, including a $100 million cooperation agreement with KBA…and celebrating the first deliveries of its record-breaking machinery products.” KBA stands for KuzbassBelAvto and it is a major mining and construction industry dealer for XCMG based in Kemerovo, Siberia. XCMG’s cooperation agreement with KBA is says will result in “deals in mining equipment and solutions.”During the event, XCMG delivered the first batch of its GTBZ58S aerial work platforms, which at 58.6 m and with a maximum gradeability of 45%, is the tallest work platform in the world, to Sinopec Heavy Lifting & Transportation Co Ltd (SHLTC).“With the support of global dealers, suppliers and partners, as well as the hardworking XCMG staff, the company is progressing fast in the international market towards the goal of achieving 50% of its revenue from overseas sales,” said Wang Min, Chairman and President of XCMG.Valery Aleksandrovich Tubabba, General Manager of KBA, said at a signing ceremony that “XCMG is one of the most renowned construction machinery multinational corporations in the world, with top-notch mining equipment performance, top quality products and a comprehensive after sales and service network. KBA is a very confident to partner of XCMG.”Developed under the brand’s “Advanced and Endurable” gold standard, the GTBZ58S is among the 14 new aerial work platform products that XCMG showcased at bauma China 2018 and it says represents the company’s new strength in the aerial work sector.XCMG also said it hosted an overseas dealers’ appreciation banquet during bauma China 2018. “The company has experienced explosive growth in the global market with more than $1.3 billion in total export value, which marks a 40% year-on-year increase. Its products are now present in 182 countries and regions.”last_img read more