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Toromont Cat’s Hewitt acquisition approved

Toromont Industries has been given the green light by the Canadian government to complete its acquisition of the Hewitt Group of Companies. On Oct. 22,...

Cummins purchases battery development company

To advance its effort to become a global leader in electrification, Cummins Inc. has acquired battery designer and developer Brammo Inc. Created in 2002, Brammo...

Update: Equipment Sales & Service acquires Selix Equipment

Equipment Sales and Service (ESS) is expanding its drilling and foundation business, following the acquisition of Selix Equipment. On Friday, Oct. 20, ESS announced the...

CONTEST: Nominate a construction hero in Fort McMurray

With more than 700 homes built in Fort McMurray this year, the construction industry is working at full speed to get their neighbours back...

Ritchie Bros. 2.0

The auctioneer’s acquisition of IronPlanet has opened doors to more data and more options for its customer base Ritchie Bros.’ acquisition of IronPlanet has allowed...

10 megaprojects underway in Canada

When it comes to construction, it may seem the higher the cost, the more interest the development generates from stakeholders and the media. Dubbed megaprojects,...

Lube-A-Shine introduced at ICUEE

Lube-A-Boom has introduced Lube-A-Shine to its lineup of friction-reducing lubricants for construction and lifting equipment. The company introduced Lube-A-Shine Wash and Wax at the International...

Kobelco plans to double production capacity at North American facility

Kobelco USA plans to nearly double manufacturing capacity at its North American excavator production facility by 2018. Mass production at the Spartanburg, S.C. facility began...

More heavy equipment news

Keestrack introduces the H4e mobile cone crusher

The Keestrack range of equipment for quarrying and recycling applications now includes more than 20 different models, offering production rates from 200 up to...