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Ecovolve delivers the right muscle for gym demolition

Lifting weight at a GoodLife Fitness centre isn’t an unusual task. However, when the weight is 650 tonnes of demolition debris that...

Rototilt opens new doors for Ontario contractor

Equipping an excavator with a Rototilt tiltrotator has allowed the Ontario-based Wilson Ponds to dive into new opportunities The pond construction business took a dramatic turn...

Picking the proper pump for concrete success

Concrete contractors may select from four types of pumps for wet shotcrete processes or use a rotary gun for dry processes By Jim Farrell, President...

North America’s first Hitachi ZX345USLC-6 heads to BC

By Inga Rundquist There’s something special about the new Hitachi ZX345USLC-6 in the Maple Ridge neighbourhood of Vancouver, British Columbia.  In June, the ultrashort excavator became...

Tips for selecting the right modern fuel storage solution

By Tim Doling, Key Accounts Manager, Construction & Infrastructure Western Global Some things change constantly. Take cars, for example: each year brings significant changes and advancements and someday,...

Cox Station Quarry upgrade triples production

Recent upgrades to the Cox Station Quarry plant in B.C. translates to a possible 5 million tonnes per year After more than a decade in the...

A how-to for transporting heavy equipment

A1 Auto Transport explains a few best practices for transporting heavy equipment Transporting heavy equipment can be a pretty tricky task. There are a lot of...

Building a station below a station for the Crosstown LRT

Constructing the Crosstown LRT requires building new stations underneath active subway stops Alongside serving as the largest transit expansion in Toronto’s history, the Eglinton Crosstown...

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Carillion Canada granted creditor protection

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has granted Carillion Canada creditor protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). According to a statement from the...