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Deere’s new bogie skidder tackles various terrain

John Deere’s new 768L-II Bogie Skidder is designed to tackle both soft ground and steep slope terrain.  Incorporating the proven features found on the John Deere L-II skidder lineup, the new 768L-II maximizes productivity, performance...

Toronto continues to lead North America in tower crane activity

In major cities across North America, Toronto continues to lead the pack in tower crane activity. According to the Rider Levett Bucknall Crane Index for North America, Toronto accounts for 43 per cent of active...

Engcon opens its first Canadian office

Engcon is opening its first office in Canada, which will also serve as the company’s second location in North America.  This office will open this summer in Montreal, and provide sales, support and include a...

Using grade control to boost productivity

How to select 2D or 3D grade control systems for your crawler excavator By Ryan Johnson An excavator grade control system can increase your productivity, reduce your material expenses and create a safer job site.  Grade control...

Hub Equipment celebrates 75 years in business

Founded in New Brunswick in 1946, Hub Equipment is now a fourth-generation business By Bill Tremblay  Hub Equipment has, quite literally, followed a historic journey. Established in 1946 in Moncton, New Brunswick, this year Hub Equipment celebrates...

Here’s what’s considered essential construction in Ontario

While the latest restrictions put in place by the Ontario government includes closing construction sites, many projects will continued to be considered essential construction. On Friday, Premier Doug Ford announced non-essential construction sites must...

Ontario to close non-essential construction

By Bill Tremblay Non-essential construction in Ontario will be halted as the province looks to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement on Friday, April 16, alongside numerous other restrictions. “We’re losing the...

Volvo CE introduces purpose-built EC380E demolition excavator

Volvo CE has expanded its lineup of demolition machines with the introduction of the purpose-built EC380E Straight Boom excavator. The new 38-tonne machine replaces the traditional boom-and-stick approach with a straight boom and purpose-built arm. The...