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Canadian wins DTNA Technician Skills Competition award

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently hosted its annual Technician Skills Competition, and an Ontario technician picked up one of two awards...

Ontario One Call introduces locate administrator course

Launching in October, Ontario One Call is introducing the Professional Locate Administrator Course (PLAC). The new course is an...

Bobcat enters the turf market with zero-turn mower lineup

Bobcat Company is bringing its compact equipment legacy to the turf market, with the introduction of its all-new zero-turn mower lineup.

Here’s how to improve safety for nighttime roadbuilding

Nighttime roadbuilding and highway improvements have increased in recent years with many road construction companies now choosing to undertake improvements overnight. 

Metso Outotec begins operations following merger

Metso Outotec, a new company focused on sustainable minerals and metals processing and recycling technologies began operations in July. 

Skyjack introduces RapidFold and EcoTray

Skyjack has announced its SJ3219 ANSI model is now supplied with RapidFold as standard.  The new system allows the...

Trimble introduces the next generation of Roadworks

Trimble Roadworks, a 2D paving control platform for asphalt pavers, provides roadbuilders with an automatic screed control system that can improve the...

Cat’s 963 Track Loader boosts torque, while reducing fuel consumption

The new Cat 963 Track Loader combines the dig, load, carry and fill versatility of a track loader with up to 10 per...

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Concrete pumping in precarious places

The concrete construction required for the Elora Mill Hotel & Spa‘s major reconstruction is not a typical run-of-the-mill job — literally. The 19th century grist...