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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.

Building a relationship with your heavy equipment dealer is a good place to start
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Dealing with Dealers

March 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

How new contractors can build a strong relationship

Automatic greasing systems can save time and money
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Automatic Greasing Systems

March 1, 2015 MIKE DECKERT

Tips and tricks on what to watch for

New safety manual for aggregates sector
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New safety manual for aggregates sector

February 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association has created a new a new Safe Work Practices for the Aggregates Industry. This manual, based on resources from the former Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association, provides workers in the aggregates industry

Walmart plans to invest $305M to build and renovate 29 retail stores and distribution centres
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Walmart expansion plans create 3,700 construction jobs

February 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

$305M investment in 29 retail, distribution centre projects

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Names in the News

February 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Rocky Mountain Equipment, Kenworth leadership changes

The billion dollar Hwy 407 eastward expansion in Ontario is in the home stretch
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Highway 407 Drives East

February 1, 2015 Jim Barnes

Billion-dollar Phase 1 extension will be complete this year