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Canadian and American concrete pumping associations merge

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) has announced the Concrete Pumping Association of Canada (CPAC) will now operate as an ACPA chapter. Continuing under the...

Cooper Equipment Rentals acquires Star Rentals

Cooper Equipment Rentals is entering the British Columbia market following its acquisition of Star Rentals Ltd. Star Rentals is the biggest independent equipment rental company...

Rototilt expands its factory by more than 3,000 square metres

Rototilt is expanding its factory in Sweden in order to accommodate increased sales, and continuing growth in its export markets. The factory expansion of about...

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...

Alberta tweaks construction zone rules

The government of Alberta has announced a few changes to construction zone regulations on the province’s roadways. Contractors will now be required to cover speed...

Quebec based Denis Cimaf acquired by Morbark

Morbark has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Denis Cimaf, a forestry attachment manufacturer based in Roxton Falls, Quebec. Founded by Laurent Denis...

Support the Canada Action truck convoy

Equipment Journal editorial  Next month, a convoy of oilfield truckers will drive from Western Canada to Ottawa to deliver a message to our federal government. The...

Kioti Tractor opens Canadian distribution centre 

Kioti Tractor has opened a new distribution centre to serve the Canadian market. On Jan. 8, the compact equipment manufacturer announced the opening of the...

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Bandit Industries moves to employee ownership

Bandit Industries employees will soon have the chance to own the company they work for. On June 7, Bandit Industries owners Mike Morey Sr., Dianne...