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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...

IronPlanet uses machine learning for sales optimization

IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, is using machine learning and rich data in order...

Five-year forecast for equipment rental revenue strengthens

A new five-year forecast for equipment rental industry revenues released by the American Rental Association (ARA) shows a moderate strengthening compared to the November...

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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...