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Quebec based Denis Cimaf acquired by Morbark

Morbark has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Denis Cimaf, a forestry attachment manufacturer based in Roxton Falls, Quebec. Founded by Laurent Denis...

Support the Canada Action truck convoy

Equipment Journal editorial  Next month, a convoy of oilfield truckers will drive from Western Canada to Ottawa to deliver a message to our federal government. The...

Kioti Tractor opens Canadian distribution centre 

Kioti Tractor has opened a new distribution centre to serve the Canadian market. On Jan. 8, the compact equipment manufacturer announced the opening of the...

Nortrax Canada becomes Wirtgen dealer for Ontario

Effective Jan. 1, Nortrax Canada Inc. will become the distributor of Wirtgen Group products for Ontario. Nortrax has been serving the Ontario market for more...

Straightpoint acquired by The Crosby Group

The Texas-based Crosby Group LLC has acquired Straightpoint UK. The Crosby Group LLC, a lifting, rigging and material handling hardware company, completed the acquisition of...

Celebrating a decade of the municipal vehicle

MacLean Engineering is celebrating a decade since its Municipal Vehicle (MV) was introduced. Over the course of the last 10 years, the MacLean MV has...

Our Top 5 heavy equipment stories of 2018

There was no shortage of new heavy equipment introductions in 2018. From telehandlers to rope shovels, manufacturers released numerous new machines for the construction, forestry...

Our top tech stories of 2018

Tech advancements are constantly finding new ways to  improve construction, heavy equipment as well as their related industries, and there was no shortage of...

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Caterpillar signs MOU with robotic bricklayer

Caterpillar is exploring how to offer a robotic bricklayer to its customers. On July 2, the Australia-based Fastbrick Robotics announced it is entering a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...