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Traton SE to acquire Navistar International

Via its subsidiary Traton SE, Volkswagen is acquiring the United States-based Navistar International. The Volkswagen subsidiary recently announced it plans to acquire all shares of Navistar at a price...

SafeAI and Obayashi test an autonomous articulated dump truck

SafeAI, a platform for autonomous heavy equipment, has partnered with Japanese construction company Obayashi Corporation to create autonomous construction sites. Beginning in November, SafeAI will operate an autonomous articulated...

Komatsu’s Smart Construction Remote keeps managers connected

Komatsu has announced the North American launch of its Smart Construction Remote application, which allows its users to send new design data to machines in the field, as well as remotely support...

Hawkins Contracting transforms brownfield into new parkland in Etobicoke

Hawkins Contracting is using a Komatsu’s D51PXi-24 dozer to build the Grand Avenue Park in Etobicoke Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control is helping Hawkins Contracting carve out a new...

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, where skid steers serve as the game’s characters. The Pac-man gameboard...

Finning Canada: When to repair, replace or rebuild forestry equipment

The right forestry equipment maintenance plan can help increase productivity for foresters  By Mark Nelson, major product support sales representative Finning Canada  Forestry has experienced...

Sandvik make strides in automation & electrification

Sandvik has unveiled its new AutoMine Concept, as well as the world’s first 18 tonne battery loader Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has revealed their vision for autonomous...

Anaconda unveils its largest mobile incline screener

Anaconda has introduced the SR520 mobile incline screener as a high-volume solution for applications where retaining fines is of the utmost importance.  The new innovation is the biggest in...