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SMS Equipment celebrates its 10-year anniversary

A decade ago, three Canadian heavy equipment dealers agreed to merge into one company, creating SMS Equipment. Effective May 12, 2008, Federal Equipment, Coneco Equipment...

Edmonton auction nets $78 million in sales

Ritchie Bros. recent Edmonton auction sold about $78 million in heavy equipment this week for more than 1,000 consignors. The three-day auction, held Sept. 4...

Doosan Bobcat North America president announces retirement

Rich Goldsbury, president of Doosan Bobcat North America, has announced he will retire after a decade as leader of the company. Goldsbury’s last day with...

Weiler to purchase Caterpillar forestry business

Weiler Inc. has announced it has entered into a preliminary agreement with Caterpillar to buy purchase the Cat purpose-built forestry business. The sale is subject...

Cat footwear introduces ExcavatorXL work boots

In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of SuperDuty iTechnology, Cat Footwear has released the new Excavator XL line of safety boots. The global footwear manufacturer’s...

Kubota buys 200 acres of land for new distribution centre

Kubota Tractor Corporation has purchased 200-acres of land in Edgerton, Kansas where the company will build its new North American Distribution Center (NADC). The company...

Cropac Equipment expands territory and crane lineup

Cropac Equipment is expanding its territory to include all of Eastern Canada and expanding its crane roster with numerous new Terex models. Already one of...

Finning Canada president to retire

After two decades with Finning, Juan Carlos Villegas, president of Finning Canada and chief operating officer of Finning International, will retire on Dec. 31. Villegas...