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Fleming College suspends heavy equipment technician course

Fleming College has suspended its Heavy Equipment Techniques and Generator Technician programs. In April, the Peterborough, Ontario-based school’s board of governors made the decision to...

Cat donates $500,000 to the AED Foundation Vision 2025

Caterpillar is donating $500,000 to the AED Foundation in support of AEDF’s Vision 2025 campaign. The campaign is designed to address the technician shortage...

Indeco opens new subsidiary in Canada

Indeco, an Italian manufacturer of hydraulic attachments, has announced it has opened a new subsidiary in Canada. Indeco Canada recently moved in into its temporary...

Bomag updates screed and design of CR 1030 series pavers

For the 2025 paving season, Bomag will launch the new highway-class Bomag CR 1030 Series track paver.  The new 3-metre highway-class machine features multiple design...

Epiroc to acquire ACB+

Epiroc has agreed to acquire ACB+, a manufacturer of attachments and related couplers used in construction.    ACB+ is based in Saint Lager, France, and has several...

ARA predicts Canadian rental revenue to grow by 7.2 per cent

The updated forecast for total Canadian equipment rental revenue projects 7.2 per cent growth this year, reaching a $5.79 billion total, according to...

AORS secures funding for Municipal Equipment Operator course

The Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) has received funding from Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) to help address...

Caterpillar packs more power into PM300 series cold planers

Caterpillar has updated its PM300 cold planer series to deliver more milling power and improved containment of material.  The PM300 series excels in small to...

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First Choice Disposal acquired by York1

York1 has acquired the Rexdale, Ontario-based waste bin provider First Choice Disposal. The acquisition aims to enhance York1's service offerings and strengthen its waste collection...