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JLG Industries celebrates 50 years of innovation

A half century ago, John L. Grove rallied a small group of people around the idea of creating a safer way to work at...

Alberta tweaks construction zone rules

The government of Alberta has announced a few changes to construction zone regulations on the province’s roadways. Contractors will now be required to cover speed...

Quebec based Denis Cimaf acquired by Morbark

Morbark has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Denis Cimaf, a forestry attachment manufacturer based in Roxton Falls, Quebec. Founded by Laurent Denis...

Support the Canada Action truck convoy

Equipment Journal editorial  Next month, a convoy of oilfield truckers will drive from Western Canada to Ottawa to deliver a message to our federal government. The...

Kioti Tractor opens Canadian distribution centre 

Kioti Tractor has opened a new distribution centre to serve the Canadian market. On Jan. 8, the compact equipment manufacturer announced the opening of the...

Nortrax Canada becomes Wirtgen dealer for Ontario

Effective Jan. 1, Nortrax Canada Inc. will become the distributor of Wirtgen Group products for Ontario. Nortrax has been serving the Ontario market for more...

Straightpoint acquired by The Crosby Group

The Texas-based Crosby Group LLC has acquired Straightpoint UK. The Crosby Group LLC, a lifting, rigging and material handling hardware company, completed the acquisition of...

Celebrating a decade of the municipal vehicle

MacLean Engineering is celebrating a decade since its Municipal Vehicle (MV) was introduced. Over the course of the last 10 years, the MacLean MV has...

More heavy equipment news

Takeuchi unveils new 5-ton compact excavator

Takeuchi US is expanding its compact excavator range with the introduction of the new TB250-2. Weighing 4,970 kg, the machine provides Takeuchi with a true...