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Caterpillar introduces its first next gen forestry machine

The Caterpillar next generation platform boosts production while reducing maintenance costs By Bill Tremblay Caterpillar has introduced its first forestry machine incorporating the manufacturer’s next generation...

Majority of equipment manufacturers have positive outlook for 2021

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, equipment manufacturers have a positive outlook on business for 2021, according to a new survey conducted by the Association...

Simex celebrates three decades of attachment manufacturing

Simex is celebrating 30 years since the attachment manufacturer first started its assembly lines.  Simex was founded in 1991 in San Giovanni in Persiceto, Italy....

GPS tracking helps boost profitability for heavy equipment rental

By Del Williams The profitability of heavy equipment rental for dealers depends on efficiently renting out assets and keeping it in good working order for...

Driving Great Results outlines 19 tools for success in business

By Bill Tremblay After devoting the majority of his career to the heavy equipment industry, Luke Sheppard has compiled the lessons he’s learned into a...

Ritchie Bros. sets new Ontario auction record

Ritchie Bros. has set a new record for volume at its recent auction in Bolton, Ontario. Last week the company sold more than 4,300 equipment...

Family traditions set in stone at Nels Ostero

Nels Ostero’s fleet helps the company tackle winter, as well as reduce downtime British Columbia’s Peace River region is often known for its agricultural landscape,...

Chicago Pneumatic introduces new generator

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique is filling a gap in its generator lineup with the brand-new CPG 200 and the re-engineered CPG 150.  There are now...

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A one-spot fuel stop from Western Global

Western Global created its new Fuel Island to ensure heavy equipment keeps running on large or remote worksites, where resources are limited. The Fuel Island...