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Doosan and Bobcat separate to boost North American market share

In an effort to claim more of the North American heavy equipment market, Doosan and Bobcat have split into two independent companies. On Jan. 1,...

Caterpillar announces new CFO

Following an extensive global search, Caterpillar has announced its board of directors has appointed Andrew Bonfield as chief financial officer (CFO). Bonfield, who starts his new role...

Nearly 13,000 people attend Expo Grands Travaux

Hundreds of exhibitors showing off the latest in heavy equipment filled Montreal’s Olympic Stadium in late April for the latest edition of Expo Grands Travaux. The...

Ritchie Bros. Edmonton equipment auction nets $207 million

Ritchie Bros. Edmonton equipment auction — its largest in Canada this year — sold more than $207 million in heavy equipment and trucks over...

Trimble to acquire Viewpoint for US$1.2 billion

Trimble has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held Viewpoint from Bain Capital in an all-cash transaction valued at US$1.2 billion. The software company is...

Expo Grands Travaux returns to Olympic Stadium in Montreal

Expo Grands Travaux returns to Olympic Stadium in Montreal this Friday and Saturday. The massive heavy equipment show, held April 27 and 28, features tons of big...

Ontario introduces fair wage legislation for construction workers

The government of Ontario has introduced legislation that would ensure that construction workers, hired under government contracts will be paid the fair, prevailing wage. The...

Trump administration urged to permanently exempt Canada from steel tariffs

The Associated Equipment Distributors' (AED) and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' (AEM) have partnered to urge the Trump administration to permanently exempt Canadian steel...

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UPDATE: National security concern blocks Chinese takeover of Aecon Group

The Canadian Government has blocked the sale of Aecon Group to CCCC International over concerns of national security. In October, Aecon Group and China Communications...

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