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As COVID-19 cases climb, CCA asks its members to stay vigilant

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is asking its members to “remain vigilant” as COVID-19 cases increase and new strains of the virus emerge. While the...

Toro debuts its new Swivel Mud Buggy

Toro has introduced the new Swivel Mud Buggy, a major advancement for the company’s material buggy lineup.  Built on the same frame as Toro’s MB...

Here’s what is considered essential construction in Ontario

The Province of Ontario has released its list of essential construction project types that will be able to continue under a new stay-at-home order...

Ontario closes non-essential construction as part of stay-at-home order

Ontario has issued a stay-at-home order as part of new efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. As part of the new regulations, all non-essential...

Volvo Truck’s electric VNR truck makes its North American debut

Volvo Trucks North America has started sales of its zero emission, electric VNR in North America.  The Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric truck model has...

Doosan partners with ITEC 2000 Equipment in Northwestern Ontario

Doosan Infracore North America is partnering with ITEC 2000 Equipment to expand its service in northwestern Ontario. In addition to providing increased service and support...

Terramac acquired by CK Power

CK Power has announced it has acquired Terramac, a manufacturer of rubber track crawler carriers, effective January 1. The acquisition will allow CK Power to...

John Deere begins electric backhoe testing

John Deere is in early Phase 1 development of its electric backhoe. Deere has announced it is partnering with National Grid, an electricity, natural gas,...

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Manitowoc debuts the Grove TMS500-2 truck crane

Following its Voice of Customer (VOC) research model, Manitowoc has unveiled its Grove TMS500-2 truck crane. The new 36 tonne TMS500-2 was designed specifically for...