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Astec unites all subsidiaries under one name and brand

Astec is rebranding all of its subsidiary companies under the same “Astec” banner. The single name is matched with a new modern design with a...

Leavitt Machinery acquires Provincial Lift Truck

The British Columbia-based Leavitt Machinery has acquired Provincial Lift Truck. Based in Kitchener, Ontario and founded in 2003, Provincial Lift Truck has become a trusted...

Vaccination rate to determine when non-essential construction resumes in Ontario

Non-essential construction in Ontario will be allowed to resume in the first step of the new Three-Step Roadmap to Safely Reopen the Province. Ontario Premier...

Ritchie Bros.’ Ontario auction sets new records

Ritchie Bros.' latest Toronto auction has set new records for the company’s Ontario team. The auction company sold more than 4,200 items at its site...

Matcom employee receives rigger safety award

Tony Lamanna, an employee of Matcom Industrial Installations, has received the 2021 Rigger Safety Award from the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA).  The SC&RA...

TD acquires Wells Fargo’s Canadian Direct Equipment Finance

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) has completed its acquisition of Wells Fargo's Canadian Direct Equipment Finance business. The acquisition was finalized on May 1, and adds...

Doosan Bobcat to double its manufacturing plant in North Carolina

Doosan Bobcat North America has announced a $70 million expansion plan for its Statesville, North Carolina manufacturing facility. The investment will see the construction of...

Hitachi introduces factory-integrated 2D and 3D grade control

Hitachi has announced that select excavators are now available with factory-integrated 2D grade control and Solution Linkage 3D grade control. The new technology increases efficiency...

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Ecovolve delivers the right muscle for gym demolition

Lifting weight at a GoodLife Fitness centre isn’t an unusual task. However, when the weight is 650 tonnes of demolition debris that must travel...