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Construction steel coalition urges caution on further tariff action

The Canadian Coalition for Construction Steel is urging the federal government to use caution before taking any further tariff action, including safeguards, which could...

Midwest Equipment acquires Nighthawk Machinery

Midwest Equipment (MWE) a manufacturer and supplier of tires, tracks and undercarriage components for compact equipment, has acquired Nighthawk Machinery. Since its beginning in 2010,...

United Rentals expands to Europe with acquisition of BakerCorp

United Rentals has announced it plans to acquire BakerCorp for about $715 Million in cash, marking its first steps into the European market. BakerCorp is...

Canada announces funding to assist steel and aluminum industry

In an effort to combat the effect of tariffs imposed by the United States government, Canada has announced it will provide up to $2...

Canada North Resources Expo returns to British Columbia

The Canada North Resources Expo will return to the CN Centre in Prince George, British Columbia next year. The biennial trade event focuses on major resource sectors...

Canada’s National Heavy Equipment Show returns

Organizers of the National Heavy Equipment Show have announced the trade show will return to the International Centre in Mississauga in 2019. Coming off the...

Perkins Engines announces new president

Steve Ferguson has been named president of Perkins Engines Company. Ferguson’s appointment was announced by Ramin Younessi, who served as Perkins’ president since 2013. Younessi has...

Kobelco and Manitowoc end OEM supply agreement

Kobelco Construction Machinery and The Manitowoc Company have announced they will end their OEM supply agreement. In 2003, the two companies announced a crawler crane...