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Q&A with the chief sales officer of Wacker Neuson

Since January, Alexander Greschner has been responsible for global sales, service, logistics and marketing in the executive board of Wacker Neuson SE. Greschner recently answered questions...

Lafarge sponsors Habitat Canada’s biggest build

In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, Lafarge Canada is a gold sponsor of Habitat for Humanity Canada's biggest build project in its history. Habitat for Humanity's 34th Jimmy...

Caterpillar president announces retirement

After 30 years with Caterpillar, President and Chief Financial Officer Brad Halverson has announced he will retire from the company in early 2018. Halverson joined Caterpillar in...

Shawmut Equipment celebrates 60 years in business

After 60 years in business, Shawmut Equipment continues to carry its founder’s name. Shawmut represents the Manitowoc Crane Group’s range of construction cranes. It’s three...

Sunbelt Rentals to acquire Contractors Rental Supply

One of the largest equipment rental companies in North America just grew in size following the acquisition of a Canadian company. Sunbelt Rentals, the North...

Campaign aims to show human connection to forestry

Canada’s forestry industry needs to begin telling its story, according to Rob Keen, CEO of Forests Ontario.  In late June, Keen delivered the plan for the...

Canadian home construction nears five-year high

The first six months of 2017 is setting a healthy pace for housing construction throughout most of Canada. In June, Canada recorded 215,458 housing starts,...

A half century of Wacker Neuson Canada

While Wacker Neuson is commemorating its 50th anniversary in Canada, the company is celebrating more than the half-century milestone. In June, Wacker Neuson invited its...

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