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Caterpillar Sixty pulling Euclid scrapers

By HCEA Canada Pictured here in the early 1930s are three Euclid scrapers in action. Pulled by a Caterpillar Sixty crawler tractor, these 1 cubic-metre capacity units were built by the Euclid Road Machinery Company based in...

Northern Construction Academy (NCA) opens in Sudbury

Northern Construction Academy (NCA) has opened its doors in Sudbury, Ontario, offering training for heavy equipment operation and trucking.  The new school offers hands-on training programs in real-world construction environments and is registered as a...

ESS celebrates 75 years of serving Canadian construction, mining and forestry

In 1945, Bill Willis recognized the business potential heavy equipment distributors would have supplying to a booming post-war Canadian economy. At the time, Willis was working for one of the earliest and largest heavy equipment...

Brandt opens Positioning Technology Centre of Excellence

The Brandt Group of Companies has opened its new positioning technology facility to help simplify tech integration. The new Brandt Positioning Technology Centre of Excellence opened on April 26 at 2 Castleview Drive in Brampton,...

Mammoet expands its fleet of Mega Jack 800s

Mammoet is expanding its fleet of heavy lift jacks with the addition of 10 new towers for its Mega Jack 800 system. The fleet addition increases the company’s total number of Mega Jack 800 towers...

bauma reschedules due to COVID-19

bauma, the world’s largest heavy equipment trade show, is being postponed to the fall of 2022. Originally scheduled for April 4-10, 2022, uncertainty generated by COVID-19 led organizers to reschedule the show for October 24-30,...

Here’s 7 tips for buying used equipment

Buying used construction equipment can be a daunting task at times.  By implementing a few simple steps, however, you can ensure a seamless process that goes off without a hitch.  Cooper Equipment Rentals’ remarketing manager and...

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...