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From the editor… Tech keeps trucking

December 5, 2018 by David Kennedy

Integrating fully autonomous vehicles certainly won’t become standard on work sites for several years, but the prospect is no longer science fiction

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JLG unveils SkyGuard SkyLine control panel protection system

December 4, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

From JLG Industries, Inc., the SkyGuard SkyLine control panel protection system for boom lifts features a slim wire rope design that is bolted to the left side of the platform with an opposing magnetic connection. If the operator contacts the cable,

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CASE adds two models to C Series motor grader line

December 4, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

CASE Construction Equipment has introduced two new models to it’s C Series motor grader lineup. Available in both standard and All Wheel Drive (AWD) configurations, the 836C and 856C achieve Tier 4 Final compliance with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) engine

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Growth to continue in Canadian rental industry; market to top US$6.3B by 2022, report says

November 30, 2018 On-Site Staff

MOLINE, Ill.—The Canadian rental market is expected to be worth nearly US$1 billion more in 2022 than it is today, according to the latest forecast from the American Rental Association (ARA). The trade association, which represents rental houses in both

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Epiroc rolls out two combi cutter models

November 28, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Epiroc has added two models to it’s combi cutter range. The CC 2300 and CC3100 are designed for carriers in the 20-30 ton and 25-40 ton operating weight classes, respectively. Both models are available with two jaw versions: the Universial

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Steqan excavator bucket designed to reduce downtime

November 20, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Steqcan Inc.’s chain bucket for excavators and backhoes features a row of heavy duty chains that continually move to release soil and materials while preventing residue build-up inside the bucket. The bucket is made using heavy-duty Hardox components (a high

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Five Canadian dealers awarded “Diamond” distinction by Case Construction Equipment

November 15, 2018 On-Site Staff

Case Construction Equipment has singled out five Canadian dealers in its annual North American “Diamond Dealer” and “Gold Dealer” awards. The program recognizes dealerships in both the U.S. and Canada that excel in five areas: sales performance, product support, training,

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CASE updates N Series backhoe loaders with new controls, hydraulic thumb

November 12, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

CASE Construction Equipment has upgraded its N Series backhoe loaders with new loader controls, PowerBoost functionality, PowerDrive transmission with Direct Drive, and a factory-installed thumb. PowerBoost offers a momentary boost of increased hydraulic power, while PowerDrive features an automated activation

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Liebherr to unveil Generation 8 crawler excavators in 2019

November 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

With an operating weight between 22 and 45 metric tonnes, the Generation 8 crawler excavators from Liebherr will cover an engine power range from 163-hp to 299-hp. The initial launch period of the new series includes six models: the R

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Cat expands articulated dump truck lineup with 740 GC

November 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

The Cat 740 GC articulated dump truck includes new controls, transmission-protection features, a hoist-assist system, an advanced traction-control system, a stability-assist system and fuel-saving ECO mode. It also incorporates an automatic retarder-control system. A combined transmission-and-hoist lever aims to provide

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JLG offers cold weather package for SkyTrak telehanders

October 30, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

JLG Industries, Inc. has announced the availability of a cold weather package for SkyTrak telehandlers. The package is designed for use in ambient temperatures down to minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Features of the package include a hydraulic tank heater, battery

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32 metres beneath Toronto: A look underground at the Eglinton Crosstown’s deepest station

October 23, 2018 by David Kennedy

More than 100 feet under busy mid-town Toronto, construction crews are working 24 hours a day on the country’s biggest transit project

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Genie introduces material carrier attachment for DC and RT scissor lift models

October 22, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

From Genie, the Lift Tools material carrier attachment is designed for the company’s  DC and RT rough terrain scissor lifts. It is approved for use on the GS-2669, GS-3369 and GS-4069 models with a capacity up to 700 lb, 500

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Five tips for long-term savings on fleet maintenance

October 20, 2018 Dave Morley

  Keeping maintenance costs down is imperative to being successful as a contractor, but has to be done intelligently. You can save a lot of money short-term by simply skipping maintenance, but you will be replacing all of your equipment

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JLG releases bolt-on fall arrest system for boom lifts

October 15, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

The External Bolt-On Fall Arrest System from JLG Industries, Inc. can be installed to a 36 x 72 in. or 36 x 96 in. platform mounted to a JLG boom lift. This feature allows an occupant to exit the platform

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Elevating your game: New regulations and focus on safety redefining working from heights

October 2, 2018 David Kennedy

With their feet planted on an elevated work platform 40 metres (130 feet) above the Ottawa River, a pair of employees with marine construction contractor O.D.S. Marine set to work replacing a series of 10 high-voltage power lines on an

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Cat side discharge buckets feature heavy duty designs

October 1, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Cat Side Discharge Buckets are designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders and compact wheel loaders. The buckets feature a belt-type conveyor and adjustable openings on either side of the bucket. A rotating agitator aims

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Terex CTL 272-18 jib tower crane offers maximum jib length of 61 metres

October 1, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

From Terex Cranes, the CTL 272-18 luffing jib tower crane features a 61 metre maximum jib length, 270-ton-metre load moment and maximum full-length load of 2.9 tons. The crane offers seven different jib configurations from 30 to 61 metres. Equipped

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Cat Skeleton Buckets offer efficiency, long-term operation

October 1, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Cat Skeleton Buckets feature heavy steel rods — 1.25 in. in diameter on 3.75 in. centres — to form the floor and back of the bucket. Plates with rectangular openings form the sides of the bucket, and a rectangular frame,

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John Deere adds Final Tier 4 engine to 944K hybrid wheel loader

October 1, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

John Deere has added its 536-hp, Final Tier 4 13.5 litre engine technology to its 944K hybrid wheel loader.  The wheel loader also now includes a heated and ventilated cab seat. Outside the cab, remote jump-start terminals were added to