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Hyundai HX Series excavators

February 23, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Hyundai has introduced two new models in its HX Series of Tier 4 Final-compliant hydraulic excavators – the HX140L and HX235LCR. These two machines provide up to 10-percent better fuel economy and 5-percent increased productivity versus previous models. They join

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PCL raises the roof on BMO Field

February 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

VIDEO: South roof canopy lifted into place by two crawler cranes

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Hyundai Wheel Loader

February 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Hyundai HL940TM wheel loader is the newest addition to its HL900 series of Tier 4 Final-compliant wheel loaders. The HL940TM features Hyundai’s Tool Master boom design, with dual linkage for increased lifting capacity, improved load stability, rapid dumping capability and

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Doosan Power Tilt Coupler

February 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Doosan’s new power tilting coupler provides increased excavator flexibility, versatility and precision when digging trenches, general excavation applications and final grading tasks. With the new coupler, Doosan excavator operators can angle a trenching or ditching bucket 67 degrees left and right for

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Tower cranes dance 265 meters over Rottwiel, Germany

February 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Two tower cranes are working in very tight quarters 225 meters above the German town of Rottwiel. A Liebherr tower crane was erected on Baden-Württemberg’s tallest building, the elevator test tower in Rottweil, with the aid of a 280 EC-H

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Contractor fined $150K following fatal accident

February 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Worker run over during portable toilet move

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Genesis GDT Razer

February 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Genesis Attachments’ new razer demolition tool, GDT 190 and GDT 290, features a lighter-weight design, and are optimized to fit on standard 200 and 300 class excavators, respectively, as well as most high-reach demolition machines. A short, flat-top head with

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Cat Track Rock Drill

January 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Cat MD5075C Track rock drill replaces the MD5075 and is capable of drilling holes of 3 to 4.5 inches (76 to 114.3 mm) in diameter to a depth of 102.5 ft (31 m). The fuel efficient 300-hp (224-kW) C9

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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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Hydrovac operator electrocuted

November 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

A 24-year-old Ontario construction worker has died after being electrocuted while on a jobsite in Vaughan. Police said  the man was operating a hydrovac excavating machine when the boom came in contact with overhead high voltage electrical distribution lines. He

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

Upbrella Construction is using a unique system that sees the roof of a 10-storey condominium project being built first.
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Condo being built roof down

October 27, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Unique construction system sees roof rising

The Port Mann tunnel boring machine, Squirrel, came within "an inch" of its final target finish. The water main project is now in second phase.
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Watermain tunnel under Fraser River finishes ‘within an inch’

September 23, 2015 STAFF REPORT

$240M project progressing well

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau took the controls of a crane during a campaign stop to outline the party's infrastructure investment plan.
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Liberals pledge increased infrastructure investment

August 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

10-year plan calls for $125B for transit, social, green projects

SDLG adds its wheel loaders to Strongco, Atlantic region dealer distribution network
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SDLG adds Strongco, Atlantic region to its ranks

August 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Construction equipment supplier expands offerings

Ontario issues warning for tunnel construction locomotive operators following death of worker
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Tunnel locomotive operators warned following death of worker

August 20, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The death of a construction worker in a tunnel while operating a haulage locomotive has prompted the Ontario government to issue a warning alert. A locomotive operator sustained fatal head injuries when their head became trapped in a gap between

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.

Video tips to optimize excavator loading
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VIDEO: Increase your loading efficiency by 20%

March 13, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Mark Whiting is a sharp guy who’s spent his career helping contractors squeeze every unit of production—and every dollar of profit—out of their fleets. Now he’s sharing his tips in a video series. Spend 30 seconds with Whiting and you’ll

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