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Nortrax Canada becomes Wirtgen dealer for Ontario

Effective Jan. 1, Nortrax Canada Inc. will become the distributor of Wirtgen Group products for Ontario. Nortrax has been serving the Ontario market for more...

Straightpoint acquired by The Crosby Group

The Texas-based Crosby Group LLC has acquired Straightpoint UK. The Crosby Group LLC, a lifting, rigging and material handling hardware company, completed the acquisition of...

Celebrating a decade of the municipal vehicle

MacLean Engineering is celebrating a decade since its Municipal Vehicle (MV) was introduced. Over the course of the last 10 years, the MacLean MV has...

Our Top 5 heavy equipment stories of 2018

There was no shortage of new heavy equipment introductions in 2018. From telehandlers to rope shovels, manufacturers released numerous new machines for the construction, forestry...

Our top tech stories of 2018

Tech advancements are constantly finding new ways to  improve construction, heavy equipment as well as their related industries, and there was no shortage of...

Our Top 5 construction news stories of 2018

Throughout 2018, news stories coming out of the heavy equipment and construction industry were not in short supply. However, some articles drew more readers...

Bomag announces new paving training program

For asphalt contractors to be successful in today’s competitive paving market, paver and roller operators require a deep knowledge of the equipment’s features. With veteran...

Our Top 5 acquisition stories of 2018

Throughout the year, numerous elements of the heavy equipment industry found new owners via acquisitions, from rental stores to dealerships to manufacturer’s purpose- built...

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Keestrack’s focus on electrification

In its drive to reduce costs through the electrification of its track-mounted processing units, Keestrack is concentrating on hybrid crushing technology. Following fully hybrid H4...