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Wirtgen Group acquired by John Deere

John Deere has signed an agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group, the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. The purchase price for the equity...

BOMAG celebrates its 60th anniversary

BOMAG, the specialist in road construction and asphalt and soil compaction, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The company’s focus on innovation, quality, user-friendly...

Longus and VIVACO acquire two CASE dealerships

Longus and VIVACO groupe coopératif announce the acquisition of the two J.R. Brisson CASE dealerships located in Ontario, one in Vars and the other...

Ontario budget increases infrastructure spending

Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivered Ontario’s first balanced budget since 2008, with a plan to increase infrastructure spending.  The fiscal plan entitled, “A Stronger, Healthier...

Kobelco names Tractorland as its Alberta dealer

Kobelco continues to expand its representation in the North American market by adding Tractorland to its growing dealer network. Tractorland will represent the full line...

Trump Praised By Construction Industry

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has commended President Trump for signing a resolution into law eliminating the Obama administration’s controversial “Volks rule”...

Komatsu Acquires Joy Global To Expand Mining Business

Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. (TYO: 6301) (“Komatsu”) has completed its acquisition of Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) (“Joy Global”), a...

Komatsu America Corp. Introduces New Hybrid Excavator

Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, has introduced the new HB365LC-3 hybrid excavator at CONEXPO-CONAGG 2017. It features improved hybrid and total-vehicle-control...

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A one-spot fuel stop from Western Global

Western Global created its new Fuel Island to ensure heavy equipment keeps running on large or remote worksites, where resources are limited. The Fuel Island...