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Manitou Group unveils two new telehandlers

The introduction of two new telehandlers makes Manitou Group the first market operator to offer a rotating telescopic machine with a load bearing capacity...

Cummins delivers roadmap to electrification

Municipal buses will drive the advancement of electrification for powertrains. During a news teleconference from Cummins distribution headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company’s chairman and...

Wirtgen Group acquired by John Deere

John Deere has signed an agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group, the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. The purchase price for the equity...

BOMAG celebrates its 60th anniversary

BOMAG, the specialist in road construction and asphalt and soil compaction, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The company’s focus on innovation, quality, user-friendly...

Longus and VIVACO acquire two CASE dealerships

Longus and VIVACO groupe coopératif announce the acquisition of the two J.R. Brisson CASE dealerships located in Ontario, one in Vars and the other...

Ontario budget increases infrastructure spending

Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivered Ontario’s first balanced budget since 2008, with a plan to increase infrastructure spending.  The fiscal plan entitled, “A Stronger, Healthier...

Kobelco names Tractorland as its Alberta dealer

Kobelco continues to expand its representation in the North American market by adding Tractorland to its growing dealer network. Tractorland will represent the full line...

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”...

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Green Truck Summit and Fleet Technical Congress join forces

Attendees at the 2019 Work Truck Show will have more educational opportunities, thanks to the unification of the Green Truck Summit and Fleet Technical...