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Don Mahnke, P. Eng, is president and owner of Westport Canada Ltd.  Formerly president and co-owner of Engineered Transportation and Rigging Company Ltd. (ETARCO) and most recently, Sr. Vice-President Special Projects for Mammoet Canada Ltd., Don retired from Mammoet in late 2005 but remains very active in the heavy transportation and rigging field.

Westport Canada was created as a diversified business to encompass Don's passions, talents and interests. By combining over 30 years of professional transportation and rigging experience with his enthusiasm for aviation and interest in hovercrafting, Don is able to share his knowledge and passion with others.

Don has held memberships to many related organizations, including:
• Professional Engineers of Ontario
• Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers
• Construction Safety Assoc'n of Ont., Past Director (1987-91)
• CSAO Millwrights Trade Labour-Management Committee
• Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association
• Railway Industrial Clearance Association
• Marine Club
• Waterloo Wellington Flying Club
• Hovercraft Club of Canada
• Private Pilot License – single and multi-engine

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