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10 megaprojects underway in Canada

When it comes to construction, it may seem the higher the cost, the more interest the development generates from stakeholders and the media. Dubbed megaprojects,...

Lube-A-Shine introduced at ICUEE

Lube-A-Boom has introduced Lube-A-Shine to its lineup of friction-reducing lubricants for construction and lifting equipment. The company introduced Lube-A-Shine Wash and Wax at the International...

Kobelco plans to double production capacity at North American facility

Kobelco USA plans to nearly double manufacturing capacity at its North American excavator production facility by 2018. Mass production at the Spartanburg, S.C. facility began...

Iarocci steps away from president role at Tigercat

Tony Iarocci will step away from his position as president of Tigercat, effective Oct. 16. Iarocci has held the president’s title since Tigercat’s creation...

Volvo unveils two new compact wheel loaders at ICUEE

Volvo has launched new compact wheel loaders that deliver an operator focus, while boasting a five per cent gain in fuel efficiency. The new L20H...

OPP issue heavy equipment scam warning

The OPP Anti-Rackets Branch, Economical Crime and Corruption unit have issued a warning to potential heavy equipment buyers. In late September, police received a complaint...

Strongco excavators head to abandoned oil fields in Alberta

Tervita Corporation has rented eight Volvo EC250E excavators from Strongco for onsite remediation and reclamation work at about 200 abandoned oil and gas well sites in...

Cat’s elevated sprocket that changed the dozer market

In 1977, Caterpillar’s production lines rolled out 10 pilot models of the world’s largest, most powerful dozer, which would change the face of the...

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Ritchie Bros. returns to Newfoundland

Ritchie Bros. is returning to Newfoundland to auction off hundreds of construction equipment items used by local and national contractors. The auction will also include...