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CNH to acquire excavator manufacturer Sampierana for ∼$151 million

CNH Industrial announces the execution of an agreement to purchase 90% of the capital stock of Sampierana, an Italian company specializing in the development,...

Champion Iron & CAT to team up at Quebec iron ore...

Iron ore exploration and development company, Champion Iron, has signed a letter of intent with Caterpillar Inc. This letter outlines Champion Iron's intention to...

Deere & Hitachi to end joint venture manufacturing

John Deere has announced that it has agreed with Hitachi Construction Machinery to end the Deere-Hitachi joint venture manufacturing and marketing agreements. John Deere and...

Brandt to acquire Cervus Equipment for $302M

Cervus Equipment Corporation has entered into an agreement in which Brandt Tractor Ltd. will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of...

Ritchie Bros acquires Euro Auctions for $1 billion+

Ritchie Bros. and Europe's leading plant and machinery auction house, Euro Auctions, have announced that Ritchie Bros. will acquire Euro Auctions group for an...

John Deere acquires Bear Flag Robotics for $250M

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bear Flag Robotics for $250 million USD. Founded in 2017, the Silicon Valley-based startup...

Five Canadian dealers win CASE awards

CASE Construction Equipment has named its 2020 Diamond and Gold Dealer award recipients as part of its North American Construction Equipment Partnership Program. The...

Taylor becomes newest dealer of Bell equipment

Taylor Machine Works, a manufacturer of heavy industrial lift trucks and distributor of multiple lines of allied products, is partnering with Bell Trucks of...

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Potain MR 160 C tower crane makes its North American debut

Manitowoc recently introduced North America to its Potain MR 160 C luffing jib tower crane at Crane Days 2018. Manitowoc's Crane Days 2018 event took...