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Autodesk acquires PlanGrid for $875 million

Autodesk has acquired PlanGrid, a provider of construction productivity software, for $875 million net of cash. This acquisition will help Autodesk offer a more comprehensive,...

Saskatchewan introduces prompt payment legislation

The Government of Saskatchewan is tweaking its Builder’s Lien Act. On Nov. 20, the province’s government introduced an amendment to the act to better define...

Vac-Tron Equipment acquired by Vermeer

Vac-Tron has featured the Vermeer name on its equipment for more than a decade. Now, the vacuum excavation company is officially part of Vermeer...

Komatsu Mining Corp. is building a new headquarters in Milwaukee 

Komatsu Mining Corp. plans to build a new, state-of-the-art headquarters and manufacturing campus. The company’s 232,257 square-metre South Harbor Campus is planned for Milwaukee’s Harbor...

Perkins charts a new course for the data driven aftermarket

When Perkins set out to establish its new regional logistics centre (RLC) in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, it used a data driven approach to create a...

Calmont Equipment acquires 4 Canadian Bobcat dealerships

Calmont Equipment Limited has announced it has acquired four Bobcat dealerships in Western Canada. The acquisition by Calmont includes Bobcat of Edmonton, Bobcat of Calgary,...

ASV’s RT-25 is the world’s smallest CTL

ASV’s is rolling out the new RT-25 Posi-Track, the world’s smallest sit-in compact track loader. Featuring similar dimensions as the RT-40, the RT-25 serves as...

Liebherr sales grow, alongside its workforce

The Liebherr Group is on track to exceed €10 billion in sales for the first time in the company’s history. In the first six months...

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How to choose a profitable snow removal blade

By Ryan Frey, Horst Welding general manager Light and fluffy, heavy and wet, or dense and hard; regardless of the snow adjectives facing a contractor,...