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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...

How to battle salt with an automatic lube system

Salt and brine may be effective tools for clearing ice and snow, but their application is also detrimental to the machines tasked with clearing...

Seven signs it’s time to replace your forklift forks

Forklift forks is often overlooked and under-inspected. Many are unaware of how often one should inspect their forks, and how to inspect them. Forklift forks...

McCann Redi-Mix purchases two Liebherr duty cycle cranes

A pair of new HS 8100 HD Liebherr duty cycle cranes have found a home in Dorchester, Ont. With a focus on high production, McCann Redi-Mix selected...

Tire maintenance for the oil and gas uptick

By GCR Tires & Service’s manager Kendall Hoffman and Scott Perschbacher, director of mining sales and operations  Picture it: the beauty of a West Texas...

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Inaugural concrete expo planned for Toronto

Registration is now open for the first Canadian Concrete Expo (CCE). The inaugural event, scheduled for Feb. 7 and 8 at the International Center in...