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10 tips for maintaining hauler productivity in subzero temperatures

Safeguarding hauler productivity is vital when operating in low temperatures. Scottish articulated hauler manufacturer Rokbak addresses the unique challenges posed by winter weather conditions,...

SMS Equipment delivers massive Komatsu excavator to BC mine

A new 800-tonne Komatsu PC8000-11 is joining Hudbay Minerals’ fleet of electric equipment as part of a carbon-cutting initiative. Recently, officials from SMS Equipment, Komatsu...

Link-Belt Cranes 175|AT answers the call for cell tower work

PDI National Cranes recently expanded its fleet with the addition of a new Link-Belt Cranes 175|AT all terrain crane.  The crane was added to the...

Raimondi luffing jib helps construct new condo in Bloor Yorkville

Upon completion, the 55 Charles Condos development in the Bloor Yorkville neighbourhood of Toronto will feature the city’s “most elegant architecture,"according to the developer.  The...

Mastering tiltrotators drastically reduces time on site for DK Excavating

When tiltrotators began to appear on construction sites, they quickly caught the attention of Kevin Cox, President of DK Excavating.  However, figuring out how to...

Sarens helps complete storm trap installation in Burlington, Ontario

Sarens recently deployed a Liebherr LTM 1070 mobile crane to assist Valentine Underground Services complete a storm trap installation in Burlington, Ontario.  The Sarens team...

IAMGOLD to deploy Canada’s first autonomous Pit Viper fleet

Sustainability and safety remain top priorities for mining operations as they adopt new technologies to boost overall productivity.  For IAMGOLD Corporation’s Côté Gold Project,...

Komatsu trucks deliver Every Child Matters message

A pair of Komatsu 980-5 mining trucks operating in the Athabasca oil sands will serve as an ongoing reminder of the importance of Truth...

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Logging family sticks together to face tough conditions 

Reid Lind’s alarm clock goes off hours before sunrise. In the darkness, he laces up his boots, preparing to walk in the footsteps of...