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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

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Case, Leica to partner in machine control technology

April 7, 2014 STAFF REPORT

Case Construction Equipment has entered into a partnership with Leica Geosystems to provide machine control technologies – both factory installed and aftermarket – throughout its line of construction equipment. The agreement includes a commitment to shared product development and is

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Machine Control: The Devil’s in the Details

February 1, 2014 Jim Barnes

Machine control is not a bolt-on tool – productive use may require changes to your processes

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Machine control: Getting good grades is faster and easier

February 1, 2013 David Godkin

Forty-five years ago it was my first job; a skinny 17-year-old kid working on a 50-km stretch of dirt, soon to be Highway 103 East from Hubbards to Halifax. A simple job, too: Place a small stone on a stake

The Caterpillar Welcome Center is set to open on Oct. 20, 2012. Staff photo.
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Caterpillar Visitors Center opens doors Oct. 20

October 18, 2012 On-Site staff

Caterpillar Inc. is ready to open the doors to a new building that will share the company’s long history with the world. The Caterpillar Visitors Center will open on Oct. 20 and offers guests a chance to learn about the

Some $400 million worth of equipment was stolen in 2010 in the U.S., according to the 2010 Equipment Theft Report published by the National Equipment Register (NER), Jersey City, N.J. As little as 19 per cent was recovered. Thinkstock photo.
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Hot iron

October 1, 2012 Jim Barnes

Do thieves think you are an easy target?

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Pimp your ride

August 1, 2012 Corinne Lynds

Machine control adds precision and versatility to compact equipment

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Stepping up to Tier 4

June 1, 2012 David Godkin

We’ve still got time. That seems to be the failsafe view of contractors facing a mandatory shift in Canada to interim Tier 4 emission standards in some new off highway equipment at the end of 2014 and to full Tier

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World of Concrete Preview: What happens in Vegas, could improve your business

January 13, 2012 Staff Report

World of Concrete 2012 will be returning to the Las Vegas Convention Centre, January 24 to 27, 2012-and for us Canadians, who will no doubt be up to our eyeballs in snow by that point-it won’t be a moment too