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

Here’s 5 tips to prep your equipment for winter storage

By Allison Grettenberg, Doosan Infracore North America As the construction season winds down and colder weather blows in, now is a good time to start...

How to build a safe environment when working with equipment rental

By Taylor Abel, director of safety at United Rentals Cleanliness is an essential component to crafting a successful safety culture. In the current public health environment,...

Women in Steel Toes aims to normalize women on jobsites

By Laura Hutt, founder of Women in Steel Toes Women in Steel Toes was created to tell the stories of women in the construction industry,...

Equipment finance solutions during an economic recovery

By Vladimir Kovacevic, Co-founder of Inovatec The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many lenders in the equipment finance industry to pivot their strategies to the online...

A Powerscreen warrior to the rescue

A Powerscreen Warrior 1800 helped Ken White Construction meet a ballooning demand for topsoil By Lori Lovely In order to keep up with customer demand for topsoil,...

Hawkins Contracting transforms brownfield into new parkland in Etobicoke

Hawkins Contracting is using a Komatsu’s D51PXi-24 dozer to build the Grand Avenue Park in Etobicoke Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control is helping Hawkins Contracting carve...

Caterpillar creates 2,700 square metre Pac-Man gameboard (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPnqz6nVzEU&feature=youtu.be To celebrate its 95th birthday, Caterpillar has created a massive Pac-Man gameboard, where skid steers serve as the game’s characters. The Pac-man gameboard is part...

Finning Canada: When to repair, replace or rebuild forestry equipment

The right forestry equipment maintenance plan can help increase productivity for foresters  By Mark Nelson, major product support sales representative Finning Canada  Forestry has experienced many ups...

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History Channel to feature Priestly Demolition in new TV show

The History Channel plans to bring the work of Priestly Demolition to livingrooms across the world. Canadian television producer Corus Studios announced the Ontario-based demolition...