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

Wajax hosts Ontario roadbuilders to highlight the latest tech from Vögele

Vögele has developed two entirely new pavers for the North American market, designed primarily for use in highway construction and large-scale commercial applications. The 3...

Securing The One: Canada’s tallest building

A Bauer BG 55 was recruited to build the more than $1 billion Toronto development When construction is complete, The One will become Canada’s tallest...

Acrow Bridge provides safe passage for North Vancouver fire station

When the time came to replace the Montroyal Bridge over Mosquito Creek in North Vancouver, Acrow Bridge was recruited to furnish a modular steel...

Kiwi/Canuck connection helps revolutionize logging effort

By Kevin Orfield Vancouver Island and New Zealand may be an ocean apart, but their logging conditions are similar. Big wood is harvested in tough conditions...

A customized access system helps build Muskrat Falls turbines

The Special Projects Group (SPG) has teamed up with Hydro Mobile to design custom access equipment required to assemble four turbine generators at the...

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...

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LiuGong revamps its 856H wheel loader

The new LiuGong 856H wheel loader has been redesigned specifically for the North American market. Powered by a 225 hp, EPA Tier 4 Final Cummins...