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Edge Innovate introduces new radial stockpile conveyor

Edge Innovate has revealed the latest product offering from its popular material handling product range.   The new Edge...

History Channel’s Big Timber debuts starring Canadian loggers

A British Columbia-based tree-to-board logging company is the focus of History Channel’s new series Big Timber. The new 10-episode...

RCCAO calls on Canada to invest in infrastructure

Peter Smith, the new chair of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO), is calling on the federal government to provide...

Guinness World Record holder retires from JCB

Since 1976, Neil Smith has represented JCB in a number of roles, most recently as the head of the company’s North American...

The evolution of the WBM wedge-style coupler

Weldco-Beales Mfg. (WBM) has introduced the latest addition to their suite of excavator couplers, the patented HL (hydraulic lock) Series hydraulic wedge...

Caterpillar to acquire Weir Oil & Gas

Caterpillar has signed an agreement to acquire Weir Oil & Gas for $405 million from the Weir Group, a Scotland-based global engineering business.

RCCAO proposes solutions to late locates

Residential and civil contractors propose six-point plan to speed up utility locates in Ontario The Residential and Civil...

ARA Show 2021 changes dates and location

The American Rental Association (ARA) today announced that The ARA Show 2021 has been rescheduled and relocated. The annual...

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Metso expands its NW Rapid crushing unit range

Metso is introducing higher capacity models to its wheel-mounted Metso NW Rapid series. In addition to the bigger jaw crusher model, the NW Rapid units...