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15,000 construction workers go on strike in Toronto, job sites shut...

On May 1st, LiUNA Local 183, the largest local construction union in North America, issued a statement regarding the initiation of a strike by...

Caterpillar’s Global Operator Challenge kicks off at Illinois facility

On a cold, drizzly day in March, 25 equipment operators from Iowa, Illinois and Missouri converged on Edwards, Illinois to compete in the first...

Caterpillar sees 14% revenue increase in first quarter

Caterpillar Inc. has announced first-quarter 2022 sales and revenues of US$13.6 billion, a 14% increase compared with US$11.9 billion in the first quarter of...

Kubota opens R&D centre to expand North America-based innovation

Kubota North America Corporation has opened a new 280-acre research and development centre in the state of Georgia to meet the needs of North...

Tigercat Industries develops forestry dozer, launches new brand

Tigercat Industries has developed a purpose-built forestry dozer, the TCi 920. According to the company, the model will be making the rounds at several...

Canada extends green incentives to pickups, to add heavy-duty vehicles

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, has announced additional details of key measures that aim to help Canadians make the switch to...

York1 acquires Budget Group of Companies

York1 has acquired the Budget Group, consisting of Budget Environmental Disposal Inc., Regional Disposal Services Inc. and Budget Iron and Metal Inc. The acquisition expands...

Priestly Demolition completes majority acquisition of Jones Group

Priestly Demolition (PDI) has announced its majority acquisition of Jones Group, a demolition company out of Windsor, Ontario. According to Priestly, the expansion looks to...

More heavy equipment news

Brandt acquires CAMEX Equipment Sales and Rentals

The Brandt Group of Companies has announced the acquisition of Edmonton-based Camex Equipment Sales and Rentals Ltd. Camex (Canada, America, MEXico) is a provider in...