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Canadian Armed Forces recruit 6 JCB excavators

JCB has landed heavy equipment contracts with the Canadian Armed Forces, as well as Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the Blanc Sablon Airport.

Ritchie Bros. sets new Toronto auction record

Ritchie Bros. set a new record in Toronto, Ontario, selling more than 3,750 construction equipment items and trucks over two days for...

Mabey Bridge acquired by Acrow Bridge

Acrow Bridge has acquired the United Kingdom-based Mabey Bridge company. The combination of the two companies, according to Acrow,...

Trudeau addresses the Canadian Home Builders’ Association

Canada’s federal government will continue to reinforce efforts to attract youth to careers in the skilled trades, according to Prime Minister Justin...

Strongco named Sennebogen Dealer of the Year

After last year’s Sennebogen national sales meeting, Oliver Nachevski, vice president and chief operating officer of Strongco, told his organization “There’s no reason we can’t be...

ARA adjusts its equipment rental revenue forecast

The latest five-year forecast from the ARA (American Rental Association) predicts equipment and event rental revenues in North America to surpass $61.3...

Steelwrist acquired by Swedish investment company

Solix, a Swedish investment company had acquired Terratech AB, which includes its subsidiaries Steelwrist and SVAB Hydraulik. Steelwrist is a...

Ontario’s More Homes, More Choice plan to streamline construction

The Ontario Government says its new More Homes, More Choice action plan will create a spike in construction activity in the province....

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Forestry equipment demand to reach $9.3 billion

World demand for forestry equipment, including both purpose-built and converted machinery, is forecast to climb 4.5 per cent annually to $9.3 billion in 2019. This...