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The rebirth of a northern Ontario sawmill

The re-opening of the sawmill in White River, Ontario, was one of the lumber industry’s rare “good news” stories of 2013. The sawmill had closed...

Equipment Corporation of America celebrates 100 years in business

By Brian M. Fraley Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) is celebrating 100 years as a third-generation family-owned business. The company has morphed from a small purveyor...

Northern College brings the classroom to the jobsite

The Northern College Training Division is working to remedy a shortage of heavy equipment operators by bringing training directly to the community in need. When...

From hand tools to hydraulics: Wallace Quarries work spans generations

By Jordan Parker For more than 150 years, sandstone extracted by Wallace Quarries has helped build some of Canada’s most notable buildings. The Flynn family has...

10 tips for replacing a skid steer bucket

By Mitch Salva Arrow Material Handling Products One foot on the top of the skid steer bucket, the other in the cab, turn around, roll cage...

The emergence of LED lights on the jobsite

When it coming to illuminating a jobsite, LED lights are becoming a viable option, according to Todd Howe, from Doosan Portable Power. While metal halide...

Concrete pumping in precarious places

The concrete construction required for the Elora Mill Hotel & Spa‘s major reconstruction is not a typical run-of-the-mill job — literally. The 19th century grist...

A shared approached to solid waste management

While “decision by committee” is a daunting prospect for many equipment purchasers, a coalition of municipal solid waste facilities in northern Minnesota found a...

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UPDATE: National security concern blocks Chinese takeover of Aecon Group

The Canadian Government has blocked the sale of Aecon Group to CCCC International over concerns of national security. In October, Aecon Group and China Communications...

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