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ESS celebrates 75 years of serving Canadian construction, mining and forestry

In 1945, Bill Willis recognized the business potential heavy equipment distributors would have supplying to a booming post-war Canadian economy. At the time, Willis was...

bauma reschedules due to COVID-19

bauma, the world’s largest heavy equipment trade show, is being postponed to the fall of 2022. Originally scheduled for April 4-10, 2022, uncertainty generated by...

Deere’s new bogie skidder tackles various terrain

John Deere’s new 768L-II Bogie Skidder is designed to tackle both soft ground and steep slope terrain.  Incorporating the proven features found on the John...

Toronto continues to lead North America in tower crane activity

In major cities across North America, Toronto continues to lead the pack in tower crane activity. According to the Rider Levett Bucknall Crane Index for...

Engcon opens its first Canadian office

Engcon is opening its first office in Canada, which will also serve as the company’s second location in North America.  This office will open this...

Hub Equipment celebrates 75 years in business

Founded in New Brunswick in 1946, Hub Equipment is now a fourth-generation business By Bill Tremblay  Hub Equipment has, quite literally, followed a historic journey. Established in...

Here’s what’s considered essential construction in Ontario

While the latest restrictions put in place by the Ontario government includes closing construction sites, many projects will continued to be considered essential construction....

Ontario to close non-essential construction

By Bill Tremblay Non-essential construction in Ontario will be halted as the province looks to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement...

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Aykut Ozdemir to lead Beka-Lube in Canada

BAIER + KÖPPEL has announced the appointment of Aykut (Ike) Ozdemir as president of Beka-Lube Products Inc. Aykut succeeds Sven Pitman, who returned to the firm’s head...