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

The Cannington Group approach to surgical excavation

From the types of equipment used, to the partnership with Strongco and Volvo, the Ontario remediation contractor is all about a thought-out, team approach When...

Toromont Cat apprentice wins gold at Skills Ontario competition

An apprentice from Toromont Cat’s Peterborough, Ontario location has won gold in the Heavy Equipment Service category at the 2018 Skills Ontario Competition. On May...

Moore JCB hosts the Dancing Diggers

https://youtu.be/FY8YRG_kmf8 The JCB Dancing Diggers recently made an appearance in Canada to help celebrate the company’s customers. The hydraulic dance troupe performed at Moore JCB’s annual...

Five tips for successful sealcoating

By Maury Bagwell From parking lots to roadways, asphalt serves a critical role in infrastructure. However, it must contend with some of Mother Nature’s harshest...

Tips for maintaining a topnotch turbocharger

The right maintenance and awareness will maximize service life and uptime as well as avoid costly failures By Jean-Marc Labelle, Professional Engineer at Tigercat The turbocharger has...

Drilling in the Valley of Gold

Canada’s first Epiroc Boomer S2 C arrives in Val d’Or, Quebec In English, Val d’Or translates to the “Valley of Gold,” and the city in Quebec...

Cut-to-length abilities shine at ReadyQuip demo

The cut-to-length ability of Ponsse and Eltec forestry machines were put to the test during a demo day event at ReadyQuip. The Timmins, Ontario-based company...

Think green when selecting a drill lubricant

By John Creighton Creighton Rock Drill Coastal construction sites such as building bridges, sea walls, high rise buildings, airports and seaports all attract the public’s environmental...