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CanLift brings international equipment powerhouse to Ontario

Family-owned equipment rental and sales company gains an exclusive partnership with XCMG and echoes the manufacturer’s dedication to the market. CanLift is a Canadian, family-owned...

BC’s Northstar begins production of “green asphalt” for road construction

Northstar Clean Technologies Inc. has announced that it has initiated steady state production at its fully constructed asphalt shingle reprocessing facility in Delta, British...

Ontario puts $1 million toward Avery Construction’s asphalt plant purchase

The Ontario government is providing $1 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to support the expansion of Avery Construction Ltd. in...

Caterpillar suspends Russian operations, donates $1 million to Ukraine

Caterpillar has released a statement outlining the company's position on the crisis in Ukraine, how it is affecting operations and its intentions to offer...

John Deere issues statement regarding suspension of exports to Russia

Amidst the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, John Deere has announced that two weeks ago it suspended shipments of machines to Russia and, subsequently,...

Hitachi Construction looks to foster direct relationships in North America

Following the dissolution of the joint manufacturing venture between Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. (HCMA) and John Deere on March 1st, 2022, HCMA looks...

John Deere acquires full ownership of three Deere-Hitachi factories

John Deere has acquired full ownership of three Deere-Hitachi joint venture factories and has begun new license and supply agreements with Hitachi Construction Machinery....

Kinperium acquires K-Tec and Ashland equipment manufacturers

Kinperium Industries has announced that it has acquired K.A. Group, consisting of K-Tec Earthmovers and Ashland Industries. Kinperium partnered with the owners and management of...

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Ritchie Bros: excavator prices get a lift from strong demand

An equipment supply shortage and backlog of work in the United States has fuelled buoyant pricing for excavators and other construction assets, according to...