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Shining a LED light on safety

LED technology reduces power consumption while increasing the brightness of hazard and warning lights used in construction vehicles, utility vehicles and snowplows To ensure the...

Priestly Demolition returns to the world stage

The Ontario-based company is shortlisted for four World Demolition Awards Several projects in Ontario have earned Priestly Demolition a trip to the World Demolition Awards. The...

Tips for water tank safety and efficiency

By Josh Swank, vice president of marketing for Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. Site safety and efficiency are two of the main reasons why spraying haul roads is...

Straightpoint load cells enable oil refinery installation

When Irving Equipment was tasked with moving a pair of refinery modules into position, they incorporated Straightpoint load cells to carefully move the equipment...

How to choose a profitable snow removal blade

By Ryan Frey, Horst Welding general manager Light and fluffy, heavy and wet, or dense and hard; regardless of the snow adjectives facing a contractor,...

Fire opens door to more uptime for Cameron River Logistics

When Cameron River Logistics lost their log handler following a fire, they made the switch to a Sennebogen 830 M-T When an engine fire destroyed...

10 ways contractors can maintain happy employees

Retaining employees is no easy task for construction contractors. It’s no longer enough just to pay competitive wages, keep employees safe and provide regular hours...

RC loader helps a quadriplegic man return to work

By Laura Johnson, Two Rivers Marketing Trevor Brown positions his hands on the controls of his Bobcat compact track loader and turns the key. The engine...

More heavy equipment news

John Deere updates its 190G wheeled excavator

Ideal for municipalities and work in heavily populated areas, John Deere’s revamped 190G W excavator provides customers with a “Swiss army knife” for clearing...