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Hitachi ZX345USLC-6

North America’s first Hitachi ZX345USLC-6 heads to BC

By Inga Rundquist There’s something special about the new Hitachi ZX345USLC-6 in the Maple Ridge neighbourhood of Vancouver, British Columbia.  In June, the ultrashort excavator became the very first model of its kind to be delivered...
concrete pumping association

Canadian and American concrete pumping associations merge

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) has announced the Concrete Pumping Association of Canada (CPAC) will now operate as an ACPA chapter. Continuing under the CPAC name, the merger will give ACPA members from Canada...
fuel storage tank

Tips for selecting the right modern fuel storage solution

By Tim Doling, Key Accounts Manager, Construction & Infrastructure Western Global Some things change constantly. Take cars, for example: each year brings significant changes and advancements and someday, fully autonomous cars will likely rule the road. Fuel storage tanks,...
cooper equipment

Cooper Equipment Rentals acquires Star Rentals

Cooper Equipment Rentals is entering the British Columbia market following its acquisition of Star Rentals Ltd. Star Rentals is the biggest independent equipment rental company in the Lower Mainland of the province. Star Rentals, established in 1984,...
LTE Komatsu nokia

Komatsu implements LTE network to operate autonomous haul system

Komatsu America Corp’s FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System has qualified to operate on private LTE (long-term evolution) mobile broadband technology. The announcement makes Komatsu’s autonomous haulage system the first in the mining industry to run on...
Cox station quarry

Cox Station Quarry upgrade triples production

Recent upgrades to the Cox Station Quarry plant in B.C. translates to a possible 5 million tonnes per year After more than a decade in the making, Mainland Construction Materials is now adding the finishing touches...
rototilt

Rototilt expands its factory by more than 3,000 square metres

Rototilt is expanding its factory in Sweden in order to accommodate increased sales, and continuing growth in its export markets. The factory expansion of about 3,300 square metres is expected to be complete by the...
takeuchi excavator

Takeuchi unveils new 5-ton compact excavator

Takeuchi US is expanding its compact excavator range with the introduction of the new TB250-2. Weighing 4,970 kg, the machine provides Takeuchi with a true 5-ton excavator that is suited for a range of applications...