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On the job stories, news and articles from around the industry.

A customized access system helps build Muskrat Falls turbines

The Special Projects Group (SPG) has teamed up with Hydro Mobile to design custom access equipment required to assemble four turbine generators at the...

The rebirth of a northern Ontario sawmill

The re-opening of the sawmill in White River, Ontario, was one of the lumber industry’s rare “good news” stories of 2013. The sawmill had closed...

Equipment Corporation of America celebrates 100 years in business

By Brian M. Fraley Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) is celebrating 100 years as a third-generation family-owned business. The company has morphed from a small purveyor...

Northern College brings the classroom to the jobsite

The Northern College Training Division is working to remedy a shortage of heavy equipment operators by bringing training directly to the community in need. When...

From hand tools to hydraulics: Wallace Quarries work spans generations

By Jordan Parker For more than 150 years, sandstone extracted by Wallace Quarries has helped build some of Canada’s most notable buildings. The Flynn family has...

10 tips for replacing a skid steer bucket

By Mitch Salva Arrow Material Handling Products One foot on the top of the skid steer bucket, the other in the cab, turn around, roll cage...

The emergence of LED lights on the jobsite

When it coming to illuminating a jobsite, LED lights are becoming a viable option, according to Todd Howe, from Doosan Portable Power. While metal halide...

Concrete pumping in precarious places

The concrete construction required for the Elora Mill Hotel & Spa‘s major reconstruction is not a typical run-of-the-mill job — literally. The 19th century grist...

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Steelwrist opens new North American headquarters

Steelwrist has officially opened its new North American headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. The milestone marks a major expansion for Steelwrist’s operations, enhancing its capacity to...