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Pence

Mike Pence visits Manitowoc to promote USMCA

By Bill Tremblay The American Congress must ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) if it wants to boost its manufacturing exports, according to Mike Pence, Vice President of...
UQM

UQM Technologies acquired by Danfoss

Danfoss has announced it has acquired all outstanding common shares of UQM Technologies, a developer of alternative energy technologies.  UQM Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of power-dense, high-efficiency electric...
heavy equipment training

Smarten up: tech training can help alleviate a labour shortage

By Jeff Winke The scene: A busy mid-size construction contractor office where the owner-operator plops into his desk chair while thinking that he and his incredible crew need...
Road Institute

Road Institute from Volvo CE returns

Now in its 54th year, the Volvo Road Institute remains a valuable training opportunity for newcomers and industry veterans Registration is now open for Volvo Construction Equipment’s 2019–2020 Road...
344L

The John Deere 344L compact wheel loader reaches new heights

John Deere CWL operators can now reach new heights with the addition of the high-lift option on its 344L compact wheel loader. The  High-Lift version of the 344L offers operators increased...
SE4

Designed for space robots, SE4 tech also applies to heavy equipment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjZSGN2OypA SE4 Inc is introducing a robot operating system that combines virtual reality (VR), Computer Vision (CV) and artificial intelligence (AI) software to enable highly-accelerated remote control...
construction workers

Canada launches pilot project for undocumented construction workers

The government of Canada has launched a new temporary pilot project that will offer permanent residency to undocumented construction workers. The initiative will create an avenue to residency for up to...
white pass

Working on White Pass: McCloskey helps build a railroad legacy

Jon Rudolph has a long relationship with the railroad, from his father serving as a personnel safety manager in the 70s to his latest project — a loop for the White Pass...