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

Here’s how the 2018 Winter Olympics bobsled track was constructed

When South Korea was awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics, one significant project was building the PyeongChang Olympic Sliding Centre. The Winter Olympics facility was required...

Merlo helps refresh Montreal’s Old Port

Since its early days as a trading post for furs in the early 1600s, Montreal’s Old Port has welcomed millions of visitors. However, with more...

Grove TMS9000-2: a bigger boom for your buck

Canada’s first Grove TMS9000-2’s main boom has helped R&D Crane Rental save hours on the job site by eliminating the need to install a swingaway...

10 tips for a successful crane set up

By Dica CEO Kris Koberg It can be difficult to know if the ground beneath your crane will support the weight and pressure under your...

Terex auger drill heads to Antarctica

A Terex Utilities Model 330 auger drill is heading to Antarctica to assist the National Science Foundation (NSF) obtain sea ice samples. In December, Terex...

A quick decision comes up roses for BC landscaper

After nine years with the same landscaping company, Mike Lalonde had a falling out with his boss. The differences between the two were too much...

A buying guide for brush and root grapples

By Mitch Salva, Arrow Material Handling Products The Golden Age of the grapple is upon us ... OK, so maybe that’s a bit of an...

Our Top 5 construction job stories of 2017

Throughout the year, we visit various construction job sites and testing grounds to see how the machines we write about suit their owners and...

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Raimondi unveils the LR273 luffing jib crane at bauma 2019

The latest crane introduction by Raimondi is built for customers that need a long jib, but not the highest tip load.