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Alberta ties construction contracts to hiring apprentices

Landing a large public infrastructure contract in Alberta will now require a commitment to hiring apprentices. Beginning in February, proponents on large-scale, public infrastructure projects...

Frontline Machinery to demo Keestrack hybrid and electric crushers

Frontline Machinery will feature Keestrack’s hybrid and electric crushers at its annual Canadian Demo Day. The event takes place on March 13 at Frontline’s Western...

Exhibitor space sells out for 2018 World of Asphalt

This year’s World of Asphalt Show & Conference and the AGG1 Academy & Expo will offer attendees more than 15,794 square metres of exhibits,...

National security review delays Aecon deal

A national security review of the proposed Aecon sale to CCCI has delayed the $1.5 billion deal. Last year, Aecon Group and CCCC International announced...

Four Demag all terrain cranes head to Canada

Cropac Equipment Inc. has placed an order for four Demag all terrain cranes. The order includes Demag AC 300-6, AC 220-5 and AC 160-5 all...

Canadian Concrete Expo will return in 2019

After deeming the inaugural event a success, plans for the second Canadian Concrete Expo are in the works. The first expo took place at the...

Caterpillar 797F helps build a new direction in life

By Jordan Parker Kathy Tuccaro never thought she’d feel right at home in the cab of a Caterpillar 797F — one of the biggest trucks...

AEM increases NAFTA advocacy efforts

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is intensifying its effort to promote a productive conclusion to NAFTA negotiations for the heavy equipment manufacturing industry. The...

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Frontline Machinery to demo Keestrack hybrid and electric crushers

Frontline Machinery will feature Keestrack’s hybrid and electric crushers at its annual Canadian Demo Day. The event takes place on March 13 at Frontline’s Western...