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On the job stories, news and articles from around the industry.

North America’s first Hitachi ZX345USLC-6 heads to BC

By Inga Rundquist There’s something special about the new Hitachi ZX345USLC-6 in the Maple Ridge neighbourhood of Vancouver, British Columbia.  In June, the ultrashort excavator became...

Tips for selecting the right modern fuel storage solution

By Tim Doling, Key Accounts Manager, Construction & Infrastructure Western Global Some things change constantly. Take cars, for example: each year brings significant changes and advancements and someday,...

Cox Station Quarry upgrade triples production

Recent upgrades to the Cox Station Quarry plant in B.C. translates to a possible 5 million tonnes per year After more than a decade in the...

A how-to for transporting heavy equipment

A1 Auto Transport explains a few best practices for transporting heavy equipment Transporting heavy equipment can be a pretty tricky task. There are a lot of...

Building a station below a station for the Crosstown LRT

Constructing the Crosstown LRT requires building new stations underneath active subway stops Alongside serving as the largest transit expansion in Toronto’s history, the Eglinton Crosstown...

Remote robot helps Bronte Construction tackle a fragile challenge

When Bronte Construction was awarded the Pelee Point Boardwalk restoration tender, they knew they were signing themselves up for a challenge. Tasked with repairing a...

Taking compact drilling to new heights

By Mike Hale, sales and marketing manager at Little Beaver For most foundation and construction drilling applications, contractors can easily find equipment designed for the exact...

Our Top 5 jobsite stories of 2018

Throughout the year, Equipment Journal reports on stories from the jobsite, whether its equipment used on site, features on construction companies or notable people...

More heavy equipment news

Volvo redesigns vocational truck cab with the next generation in mind

Volvo has redesigned its vocational truck cab to accommodate a new generation of up-and-coming operators. The new cab was on display at World of Concrete...