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5 tips to get your wheel loader winter-ready

With winter approaching, it is important to think about preparing your wheel loader for winter operation, specifically snow removal.  Before the first snowfall arrives, it...

Acrow builds temporary 112-metre-long river crossing in Bayfield, Ontario

Acrow Limited has erected a 112.6-metre-long temporary bridge across the Bayfield River to allow residents and visitors of Bayfield, Ontario to continue to  navigate...

The Trans Mountain Expansion Project will nearly triple its capacity

By Lori Lovely The Trans Mountain Pipeline was established in 1953 to create a reliable energy supply for Canada and the United States.  The initial capacity...

Backwoods Energy Services begins oil well rehabilitation in Alberta

Reclamation and abandonment activities will take place at 56 well sites on Enoch Cree Nation Backwoods Energy Services has started oil well reclamation work associated...

How Doosan Bobcat faces the challenges posed by COVID-19

Adversity creates its fair share of challenges for leaders. Whether or not these challenges are overcome often depends upon how adversity is viewed –...

Diesel do’s and don’ts when working in high temperatures

By Julian Wood, Perkins product manager for aftermarket Diesel engines are generally more tolerant of high temperatures than gasoline engines, but summer heat still can...

Diversity translates to longevity for Allto Construction

Allto Construction has built a name for itself through diversified jobsites and skill sets Throughout its more than five decades in business, Allto Construction’s ability to...

Here’s what equipment dealers can learn from Tesla

By Mats Bredborg, director of brand and marketing communications at Volvo CE Even in the upside-down world of 2020, some things stay the same. And that...

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Heat Design Equipment paves the way to prolonged pavement life

When Barry McFadyen drives through his Kitchener, Ontario neighbourhood, he’s often irked by the longitudinal joints on the road he takes home.  As a resident,...