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Sluggish economy in 2016, but no recession: Conference Board of Canada

February 5, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Construction, equipment spending losing confidence for 2016

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Cat Financial revenues, profits down in 2015

February 4, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cat Financial reported revenues of $2.67 billion for 2015, a decrease of $212 million, or 7 percent, compared with 2014, according a recent company release. Profit after tax was $460 million, a $75 million, or 14 percent, decrease from 2014. The decrease in revenues was

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Oil drove equipment rental market rise: StatsCan

January 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Operating revenue for the commercial and industrial machinery and equipment rental and leasing industry grew 10.6% from 2013 to $11.5 billion in 2014, according the latest analysis released Friday by Statistics Canada. This increase was partly due to continued growth in 2014 stemming from the oil industry, which

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Bobcat T770 compact track loader

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Bobcat T770 compact track loader features a powerful Tier 4-compliant, Bobcat 3.4-liter diesel engine. With a vertical lift path, the T770 is ideal for heavy-lifting, truck-loading and digging applications. Bobcat diesel engines deliver high-performing torque across a wide span

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Doosan Portable Power

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Doosan Portable Power generators G25, G50 and G70 mobile generators include Tier 4 Final–compliant power plant offering improved fuel efficiency, extended runtimes and low sound levels. The models are the first mobile generators equipped with Doosan-built engines — the

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Deere appoints Intel CEO to Board

January 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

MOLINE, Ill. – Deere & Company has appointed Brian Krzanich, chief executive officer of Intel Corporation, to the company’s Board of Directors. “Brian’s depth of leadership experience in technology, manufacturing and supply chain management is a valuable addition to the

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Telehandlers: A little give and take

December 1, 2015 DAVID GODKIN

10,000-lb. telehandler under the microscope

$25M project will transform public space under expressway
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$25M project transforms space under expressway

November 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Construction to start summer 2016

Cooper Equipment has purchased SMS Rents
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Cooper Equipment buys SMS Rents

November 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

 Toronto-based Cooper Equipment has expanded its operations with the purchase of SMS Rents for an undisclosed amount. Cooper Equipment, the leading compact equipment rental company in the Greater Toronto Area, is a portfolio company of SeaFort Capital, a Halifax-based private

John Deere signs 6-year labour deal with UAW.
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Deere signs 6-year deal with UAW

October 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

No details released

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Compact Equipment Trends

October 1, 2015 DAVID GODKIN

Small is really big right now

Before you even begin to think about whether to buy, obtain a capital lease or operating lease or rent, you have to define your needs in terms of both the machine and your business finances.
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Leasing: Tips & Tricks

October 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Knowing your real needs, gets you the best lease

Finning, IronPlant join forces in heavy equipment auction wars
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Finning, IronPlanet expand Cat auction services in Canada

September 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Online IronPlanet adds auction grounds in Edmonton

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AWPs Reach for the Top

August 1, 2015 DAVID GODKIN

New designs bring AWPs roaring back from the recession

Ledcor Group received shipment of 6 custom-built barges for work in southwest BC and on the Fraser River
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Ledcor Group expands marine operations

July 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

6 custom-built cargo barges added to fleet

General alert issued for those using mast-climbing work platforms
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Alert issued for mast-climbing work platforms

July 18, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Ministry suggests additional best practices

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Capital expenditures decrease in non-res construction, machinery, equipment: Stats Can report

July 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Capital expenditures across Canada in non-residential construction and machinery and equipment are expected to total $251.8 billion in 2015, down 4.9 per cent from 2014 according to a recent Statistics Canada study. Public sector capital spending is expected to decrease 0.2 per cent and private

John Deere extends sponsorship of PGA Tour
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John Deere extends PGA Tour sponsorship to 2023

July 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

John Deere will continue as a title sponsor of professional golf through 2023 as a result of a seven-year extension announced by Deere & Company, the PGA Tour and the John Deere Classic. The agreement includes sponsorship of the John Deere

Finning buys Saskatchewan-based Cat dealer Kramer for $250M
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Finning buys Kramer for $230M

May 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Saskatchewan Cat dealer sold

ORCGA launch Dig Safe campaign for April
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‘Dig Safe’ month declared as spring weather nears

April 1, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) and its members have designated April as Dig Safe Month in Ontario. Dig Safe Month helps raise awareness of safe digging practices across the province, improves worker safety, and reduces damage to underground plant.