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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...

Bobcat issues limited release of M3-Series compact loaders

Bobcat Company has introduced its new M3-Series compact loader line to meet a variety of customer needs and budgets. The new series includes two compact...

Northern Construction Academy (NCA) opens in Sudbury

Northern Construction Academy (NCA) has opened its doors in Sudbury, Ontario, offering training for heavy equipment operation and trucking.  The new school offers hands-on training...

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JLG Industries celebrates 50 years of innovation

A half century ago, John L. Grove rallied a small group of people around the idea of creating a safer way to work at...