AED asks Biden to reconsider Keystone XL permit revocation

Within hours of being sworn into office, United States President Joe Biden signed an executive order to revoke the cross-border presidential permit needed to...

Steer AS lands its first large scale autonomous trucking contract

Steer AS has secured its first large scale autonomous truck contract at a quarry in Norway.  Working with Romarheim AS, Steer is developing their technology...

Next generation Blade Runner excavator introduced by Kobelco

The Blade Runner is a combination of both a short radius excavator and a dozer, which allows customers to have two machines in one. Kobelco...

JLG’s DaVinci AE1932 scissor lift sets new industry benchmark

JLG Industries’ all-electric DaVinci AE1932 scissor lift, which features zero hydraulics, is now available.  As the lift does not use hydraulics, the DaVinci AE1932 is...

Leavitt Machinery acquires Reliable Forklift Sales

The Surrey, BC-based Leavitt Machinery has entered into an agreement to acquire Reliable Forklift Sales. The acquisition was completed on January 1. Reliable Forklift Sales was...

Finning Canada: Technology is redefining essential in a post-COVID world

By Peter Gibbons, regional technology manager at Finning Canada There’s a reason the adoption of construction technology is gaining momentum.  Its potential to improve jobsite operations...

Manulift introduces Merlo Roto 70.24S Plus to the Canadian market

Manulift EMI has announced the Roto 70.24 S Plus is now available in Canada. The new Merlo telehandler is equipped with state-of-the-art security features and...

Metso Outotec introduces its new Superior MKIII 6275UG crusher

Metso Outotec has developed the Superior MKIII 6275UG, an extension to its primary gyratory crusher range. The new crusher, which can be used in different...

As COVID-19 cases climb, CCA asks its members to stay vigilant

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is asking its members to “remain vigilant” as COVID-19 cases increase and new strains of the virus emerge. While the...

Toro debuts its new Swivel Mud Buggy

Toro has introduced the new Swivel Mud Buggy, a major advancement for the company’s material buggy lineup.  Built on the same frame as Toro’s MB...

Sound off: Bauer makes strides in reducing noise on jobsites

From the client's point of view, construction should be completed as quickly and efficiently as possible.  However, neighbours are less happy about the noise generated...

Here’s what is considered essential construction in Ontario

The Province of Ontario has released its list of essential construction project types that will be able to continue under a new stay-at-home order...

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Caterpillar creates 2,700 square metre Pac-Man gameboard (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPnqz6nVzEU&feature=youtu.be To celebrate its 95th birthday, Caterpillar has created a massive Pac-Man gameboard,...

Here’s how John Deere and Hitachi partnered on excavator production

John Deere and Hitachi celebrate a 30-year North American excavator alliance The...

Cat dozers are undergoing a name change

Cat is changing the nomenclature of its dozer lineup. The simplified naming of...

Here’s what is considered essential construction in Ontario

The Province of Ontario has released its list of essential construction project...

Construction, mining and forestry deemed as essential services in Ontario

Various forms of construction, mining and forestry are included in Ontario’s list of...

Ontario closes non-essential construction as part of stay-at-home order

Ontario has issued a stay-at-home order as part of new efforts to...

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