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Sennebogen 821 helps double material captured for recycling

When Lewis Griffith comes into work these days, he gets to see first-hand the results of his previous job with the City of Tacoma. Griffith...

Terrapure is managing waste, by shrinking its size

When discussing the emerging green sector of the economy, the focus often shifts to its energy component. Solar panels, wind turbines and biomass energy...

University of Guelph alumni return to tackle stadium grounds refresh

The landscape architecture of the University of Guelph’s football stadium is a homecoming for Doug and Adam Taylor, and James Savoie. Their company, Frontiers Landscape...

Linden Comansa crane helps build Montreal’s new Champlain Bridge

The Champlain Bridge in Montreal is one of the city’s main traffic links and Canada’s busiest bridge, with an average of 136,000 vehicle crossings per...

AMPIS hosts its first Canadian class

The Anchor and Micropile Installation School (AMPIS) recently held its first Canadian seminar. The program, hosted and organized by the Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors...

The ROC in a hard place

Arizona isn't known for its hospitable climate, which is what makes it the ideal location for Doosan’s equipment test facility. The ROC (Real Operation Center),...

Avoid a commuter nightmare with portable traffic signals

Dave Stickney fully understands his arrival at a bridge or intersection is bound to elicit muttered words and the rolling of eyes. Seeing him begin...

Unearthing history at the Queen’s Marque

By Jordan Parker, photos by Jorge Sanchez In their quest to provide open space through downtown Halifax's Queen's Marque, developers have unearthed important archaeological artifacts. The...

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Volvo Trucks deploys its first commercial autonomous solution

Volvo Trucks has just signed a landmark agreement in Norway to provide its first commercial autonomous solution transporting limestone from an open pit mine...