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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...

Inaugural concrete expo planned for Toronto

Registration is now open for the first Canadian Concrete Expo (CCE). The inaugural event, scheduled for Feb. 7 and 8 at the International Center in...

Hydro One trucks head south to help with hurricane recovery

Hydro One is sending more than 80 vehicles to Florida to assist with Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Hurricane Irma severed power for about 4.5 million...

OSSGA launches truck side aggregate campaign

Aggregate builds highways, schools and hospitals, but it’s end user often fails to make the connection from quarry to construction. As a reminder of its...

Ritchie Bros. hosts 8th annual KidSport fundraiser

Ritchie Bros. annual Corporate Kids Challenge will once again allow hundreds of youth to participate in organized sports. For the past eight years, Ritchie Bros. Burnaby...

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...

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