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Case introduces open canopy option on F Series compact wheel loaders

January 27, 2020 On-Site Staff

  Case Construction Equipment has introduced a new option for F Series compact wheel loaders. The equipment maker said customers can now get the compact machines with an open canopy. “Ideal for rental businesses, agriculture, supply yards, warehouses and other

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Equipment dealer Strongco to be bought by Portugal’s Nors

January 24, 2020 On-Site Staff

Portuguese equipment dealer Nors has struck an all-cash deal to acquire Canada’s Strongco Corp. for approximately $193 million. The Mississauga, Ont.-based company, which carries a number of high-profile equipment brands, including Volvo, Case, Manitowoc and Terex, has 26 branches across

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Astec Mobile Screens launches new line of compact, track-mounted equipment

January 6, 2020 On-Site Staff

  Astec Mobile Screens has launched a new line of compact, track-mounted equipment known as the Ranger line. The lineup of equipment includes jaw crushers, impact crushers, cone crushers, incline screens and trommels. “The new Ranger line will help us

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Pettibone enters mobile elevating work platform market

December 13, 2019 by Megan Hoegler

Pettibone has announced its entry into the mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) market. The company is immediately debuting a total of 13 models with work heights ranging from 18.4 to 46 feet. Offered in electric or hydraulic drive configurations, Pettibone’s

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Ditch Witch updates vacuum excavator lineup with new HX30G

December 13, 2019 On-Site Staff

  Ditch Witch introduced its HX lineup of vacuum excavators last year. Now, the company is adding to it with a new, more economical option. “Expanding on our initial success, we used direct customer feedback to offer a similar, but

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Bomag launches BF 200 paver

December 10, 2019 by Megan Hoegler

  Bomag has launched the BF 200 cart path and small construction site paver. Available for the first time in North America, the paver is designed to increase paving efficiency and quality on cart paths and small construction sites. It

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John Deere upgrades Small-frame G-series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders

December 3, 2019 by Megan Hoegler

John Deere has updated its lineup of five small-frame G-series skid steers and compact track loaders. Taking customer feedback into consideration, the upgraded models will provide operators with more power and efficiency on the job site along with increased productivity.

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Equipment going up for sale as Keeyask dam project nears completion in Manitoba

November 29, 2019 On-Site Staff

A trove of equipment that’s helped build the Keeyask Generating Station in northern Manitoba over the past five years is hitting the used market as construction on the $8.7 billion hydro project starts to wind down. BBE Hydro Constructors LP,

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Cat introduces 326 Excavator for increased digging and lifting performance

November 20, 2019 by Megan Hoegler

  Caterpillar has released the new Cat 326 Next Gen, designed with efficiency and increased performance in mind. The 26-ton 326 excavator operates up to 45 per cent more efficiently than previous models, delivering improved fuel savings, lower maintenance costs

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Atlas Copco introduces largest mobile generator to lineup

November 19, 2019 On-Site Staff

  A new mobile generator from Atlas Copco is taking over the top position as the company’s largest. With a power rating of 625 kVA/500 kW prime power, the compact, lightweight and fuel-efficient QAS 625 is ideal for a wide

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Bobcat introduces E26 Compact Excavator

November 6, 2019 by Megan Hoegler

  Bobcat has expanded its R-series excavator lineup to include the E26 compact excavator. The E26 has been redesigned for optimal performance, uptime protection and operator comfort. Minimal tail overhang allows it to work in limited-space environments. The E26 has

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Milwaukee Tool introduces new lineup of light, cordless equipment

November 4, 2019 On-Site Staff

  Milwaukee Tool is taking aim at a lack of innovation within the light job site equipment category with a new line of cordless equipment known as the MX FUEL Equipment System. “More and more continues to be asked of

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Canada’s Jaus Neigum heading to finals of Cat Global Operator Challenge after topping North America rivals

November 1, 2019 by David Kennedy

More than two dozen equipment operators from all regions of Canada and the United States — from balmy Hawaii to comparatively frigid Bloom Lake, Quebec — converged on North Carolina last week to test their mettle against one another in

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JCB launches 1CXT compact backhoe loader in North America

October 29, 2019 by Megan Hoegler

JCB’s 1CXT backhoe loader is now available to customers in the United States and Canada. The company’s smallest backhoe model, the 1CXT is just less than 6 feet (1.8 metres) wide and 12 feet (3.6 metres) long. Its footprint is

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Brandt to begin carrying Wirtgen equipment at dealerships across Canada

October 25, 2019 On-Site Staff

Following a deal this September to acquire John Deere dealer Nortrax, the Brandt Group of Companies is making a major change to its product lineup. The Regina-based dealer said Oct. 25 it will begin carrying the full range of Wirtgen

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John Deere updates JDLink platform to better connect fleet managers

October 16, 2019 On-Site Staff

  John Deere Construction and Forestry is enhancing its JDLink telematics platform to help ensure customers are better connected with everything their equipment is doing. The latest updates to the software platform include enhancements to the Notification Center. The system

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Record heat takes little away from ICUEE 2019 as utility contractors swarm three-day Louisville show

October 4, 2019 On-Site Staff

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Records of all sorts were left trampled at this year’s International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville Oct. 1-3. Unrelenting temperatures — that broke record October highs for the city — didn’t

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Caterpillar adds to its next-generation mini excavator lineup with six-ton Cat 306 CR

October 4, 2019 On-Site Staff

  Caterpillar continues to roll out its next generation of mini hydraulic excavators. The company showed off its new six-ton Cat 306 CR this week at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville, Ky. Marking the company’s

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Hyundai, Cummins unveil prototype of fully electric compact excavator

October 2, 2019 On-Site Staff

  Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas and Cummins Inc. have unveiled the prototype for a new compact excavator that’s entirely electrically powered. The collaborative project between the two companies is on display this week at the International Construction and Utility Equipment

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Changes coming to SMS: Dealer to begin carrying Bomag, Cemen Tech equipment, no longer Wirtgen

October 1, 2019 On-Site Staff

Several big changes are coming to the equipment lineup at SMS Equipment Inc. The company announced Oct. 1 it will begin carrying Bomag’s compaction and paving equipment, as well as Cemen Tech’s volumetric concrete mixers and cement storage silos. The