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OSSGA launches truck side aggregate campaign

Aggregate builds highways, schools and hospitals, but it’s end user often fails to make the connection from quarry to construction. As a reminder of its...

Ritchie Bros. hosts 8th annual KidSport fundraiser

Ritchie Bros. annual Corporate Kids Challenge will once again allow hundreds of youth to participate in organized sports. For the past eight years, Ritchie Bros. Burnaby...

Ministers agree on growth plan for Canadian mining

Energy and mines ministers from across Canada have agreed to collaborate on a new minerals, mining and metals plan. The plan, which was agreed upon...

AECON eyes potential new ownership

Aecon Group has engaged two financial service providers to help explore the sale of the company. In a news release, the company confirmed it has...

Toromont to acquire Hewitt Equipment

The acquisition of Hewitt Equipment by Toromont Industries is the largest deal between Caterpillar dealers in the manufacturer's history. On Aug. 28, Toromont announced it's purchasing the Quebec-based Caterpillar...

Skyjack helps transform Sacramento’s skyline

Skyjack lifted artists from across the world to transform unused public spaces into vibrant art scenes, during the inaugural Sacramento Mural Festival. During the week-long...

Police investigate theft of 17 hydraulic hammers

Tramac is appealing to its peers in the heavy equipment industry in hope of recovering numerous hydraulic hammers that were stolen from its warehouse. Sometime in...

Peek inside EnviroVantage’s demolition playbook

The Wildcats Stadium at the University of New Hampshire makes for an exciting scene, with the exception of one element: the announcer’s box. Standing above the stadium...

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These 6 undercarriage tips will avoid costly excavator downtime

By Allison McNeal The undercarriage of tracked heavy equipment, such as crawler excavators, consists of numerous moving components that must be maintained to function properly....