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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...

PDAC Welcomes Support for Mineral Exploration & Mining in 2017 Budget

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) applauds the Government of Canada for taking steps to support a competitive and responsible mineral exploration...

Brandt Plans to Save Shuttered Saskatoon Manufacturing Facilty

The Brandt Group of Companies has entered into a binding agreement with US-based industrial liquidator Prestige Equipment and financial services company Hilco Global for...

Gehl and Mustang introduce world’s largest skid steers

Gehl and Mustang introduced the world’s largest skid steer loaders and 3,200 lbs. vertical lift track loaders at Conexpo 2017. The Gehl V420 and Mustang...

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CISC denies American steel dumping claim

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is opposing petitions for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on certain fabricated structural steel from...