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Tech and innovation front and centre at CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE

April 20, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

A forward-looking vision for construction and infrastructure took centre stage at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017, from the unveiling of the world’s first 3D-printed excavator and the new Tech Experience to the largest show floor in history and a stellar education

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Wheel loader equipped with continuously variable transmission

April 11, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Doosan Construction Equipment is building on the success of its current wheel loader lineup with the new DL420-5 CVT (continuously variable transmission) wheel loader. It is the first Doosan wheel loader that combines the benefits of a traditional automatic transmission

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Volvo CE reveals latest technology in redesigned wheel loader

April 11, 2017 On-Site Magazine

The all-new flagship of the Volvo wheel loader range features a 10 per cent improvement in fuel efficiency and a striking new design. The largest in the Volvo CE wheel loader range comes with new powertrain, new hydraulics, and new

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Editorial: Take care of your tools, big and small

March 16, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

It’s difficult to put an exact number on the total cost of theft to construction companies in Canada, but according to a report from Zurich Canada, it’s safe to say the amount exceeds $46 million per year in insurance claims

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Optimism fuels brisk sales activity at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017

March 15, 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 attendees came to Las Vegas ready to buy as exhibitors said they enjoyed tremendous sales activity throughout the week. As multiple construction and manufacturing industry segments converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 7-11,

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Canada to be bauma 2019 partner country

March 13, 2017 bauma

Canada is one of the world’s most important markets for the international construction machinery, building material plant and mining machine industry. It is the world’s seventh biggest construction machinery market. With a volume of 102 billion and 116 billion euros

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World’s First 3D printed excavator unveiling kicks off CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE 2017

March 7, 2017 On-Site Magazine

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 got underway on March 7 with a glimpse at some of the cutting-edge technologies sure to shape the industry for years to come. Keeping with the show’s 2017 theme (“Imagine What’s Next”), attendees gathered for a demonstration

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Volvo introduces A45 articulated hauler lineup with the A45G

March 1, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Volvo expands its articulated hauler lineup with the A45G. The 45-ton payload machine is built on a dimensionally smaller, lighter, more agile platform than other 45-ton trucks, making the machine more nimble, off-road capable and fuel-efficient. On-board weighing comes

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John Deere aggregate handlers deliver exceptional power

March 1, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  The John Deere wheel loader family welcomes the addition of the 844K Series-III and 844K Series-III aggregate handler configurations. These machines offers a 13.5L John Deere PowerTech Final Tier 4 diesel engine that delivers exceptional power at 380 hp

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Worksaver’s SSGB-8B helps grade to tight tolerances

February 28, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Worksaver Inc.’s patented SSGB-8B grader is designed for asphalt, landscaping, and concrete flatwork contractors.  The unit has an 8-ft., six-way hydraulically controlled moldboard operated by an in-cab remote. With an optional laser system, the grader will maintain grade to tight tolerances.

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Topcon positioning system redefines machine control

February 21, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  3D-MCMAX is the next generation of Topcon dozer grading solutions that redefines the concept of machine control. The system is driven by dual IMUs (Inertial Measurement Unit) to increase on-grade performance where speed and blade response is maximized, while

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ENERPAC offers “jacked-up” multipoint lifting system

February 21, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  ENERPAC’s JS250 Jack-Up System is a custom developed multipoint lifting system. It has a lifting capacity of 280 tons (2500kN) per tower with a maximum side load 3 per cent at 10m, and lifting height of 10m. The main

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Liebherr XPower drive system boosts efficiency

February 14, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

  Liebherr’s XPower is an integrated, innovative machine concept for the large series of wheel loaders with operating weight from 39,020 lbs. – 71,870 lbs. (L550-L586). The concept sets new standards in terms of fuel efficiency, performance, robust design and

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John Deere excavators loaded with latest features

February 8, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

  Capable of working around congested job sites in efficient fashion, the updated John Deere 75G and 85G excavators boast new customer-inspired features, including hand-controlled proportional auxiliary hydraulics and the ability to be equipped with a hydraulic coupler that allows

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Hyundai dealer expands into Toronto area with branch in Bradford

January 20, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Ottawa-based Bobcat of Ottawa, an authorized dealer for Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, has announced its expansion into the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with the opening of a new branch office in the suburb of Bradford. Bobcat of Ottawa joined the

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WOC Product Launch: Mack Trucks mDRIVE transmissions gain new performance, safety features

January 17, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Mack Trucks introduced the Mack mDRIVE rolling start and auto neutral, two new features designed to improve jobsite performance and safety of trucks equipped with Mack’s mDRIVE and mDRIVE HD automated manual transmissions. Both features are standard on all Mack mDRIVE and

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Mack mDRIVE HD automated manual transmission boosts productivity

January 11, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Featuring a low-ratio creeper gear, the Mack mDRIVE HD 13-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) helps boost customer productivity thanks to improved performance and reduced weight. Now standard on Mack Granite models, it is available in direct or overdrive configurations, Mack

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SmoothRide combines Topcon technologies to deliver smoothest surface possible

January 3, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

SmoothRide uses a combination of core Topcon technologies designed to deliver the smoothest surface possible, while efficiently managing the quantity of material for each project. SmoothRide starts with vehicle-mounted scanners that collect data at driving speeds without the need for lane

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MRT 2550 Series II replaces 2540

December 14, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The MRT 2550 Series II rotating telescopic handler from Manitou, replaces the MRT 2540, updated with longer stabilizers, increased load capacities at higher lift heights, and more capacity when fully extended. It will lift up to 11,000 lbs. (5,000 kg)

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Ritchie Bros. sells $728+ million of equipment and trucks in Edmonton, AB in 2016

December 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

In 2016 Ritchie Bros. held six auctions at its flagship site in Edmonton, AB, selling 43,500+ equipment items and trucks for $728+ million.  This includes last week’s two-day auction on December 8 – 9, when 4,500+ items were sold for