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Epiroc acquires Kingston, Ontario-based Yieldpoint

Epiroc has completed its acquisition of Yieldpoint, a Canadian company that provides advanced ground support solutions that strengthen safety for mining and civil engineering applications. The cost of the acquisition was not disclosed. Yieldpoint is based...

Going beyond Net Zero with Merlo

A Merlo Roto is helping Frontiers Design + Build reach their goal of Passive House construction At the International Builders’ Show in 2019, Doug Taylor, President of the Frontiers Design + Build, attended a workshop...

HD Hyundai opens Canadian parts distribution centre

HD Hyundai Construction Equipment has opened its first parts distribution facility in Canada. The new warehouse is located in the Expeditors International facility in Mississauga, Ontario. HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America, will lead the...

Terex is launching Magna, a new aggregate equipment brand

Terex has announced the debut of Magna, its new equipment brand designed to meet the needs of large-scale quarry, construction, mining and recycling operations. Magna will leverage the Terex worldwide presence to deliver high-capacity machinery...

Fleming College suspends heavy equipment technician course

Fleming College has suspended its Heavy Equipment Techniques and Generator Technician programs. In April, the Peterborough, Ontario-based school’s board of governors made the decision to suspend 29 programs at the college, including the two construction...

Caterpillar introduces new grading beams

To help contractors take on efficient grading and compaction work using excavators, Caterpillar is expanding its attachment lineup with new grading beams for Cat Tiltrotators. When paired with Cat Tiltrotators, the grading beams are capable...

XCMG launches G2 crane brand

XCMG Machinery has unveiled its premium G2 crane brand with the goal of creating more value for the user and pioneering innovation. With the G2 platform, XCMG aims to structure a green and circular system...

Cat donates $500,000 to the AED Foundation Vision 2025

Caterpillar is donating $500,000 to the AED Foundation in support of AEDF’s Vision 2025 campaign. The campaign is designed to address the technician shortage within the equipment distribution industry. It is also focused on...