On-Site Magazine


World of Concrete

October 4, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

World of Concrete is the largest annual international event dedicated to concrete and masonry professionals. Leave with the core knowledge and latest equipment you need to win more jobs and strengthen your business. This is your world. Introduced to the commercial

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Ritchie Bros. sells $728+ million of equipment and trucks in Edmonton, AB in 2016

December 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

In 2016 Ritchie Bros. held six auctions at its flagship site in Edmonton, AB, selling 43,500+ equipment items and trucks for $728+ million.  This includes last week’s two-day auction on December 8 – 9, when 4,500+ items were sold for


National Heavy Equipment Show 2017

December 7, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

This must-attend event is a showcase of the leaders of the heavy equipment, road building, construction, snow removal, aggregates and related sectors.

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Talbert trailer allows more ground clearance for excavators

August 23, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  Talbert Manufacturing’s 55CC close-coupled low-bed trailer features a low deck height, high-capacity rating and a removable gooseneck, allowing safe and easy loading of oversized equipment, including excavators and dozers. The industry-leading 18-in. loaded deck height — two inches lower than

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Komatsu America Corp. introduces the WA500-8 wheel loader

May 2, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Komatsu WA500-8 wheel loader comes equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, and combines an enhanced lockup torque converter function and SmartLoader logic to achieve low fuel consumption and high travel speeds. The standard bucket capacity has increased to


Pacific Heavy Equipment Show

April 28, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

All of the big iron used every day across BC will be on display as the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show – BC’s Big Iron Showcase – returns to Tradex in Abbotsford May 13th and 14th, 2016. Covering more than three acres

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Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show celebrates 30th anniversary and record attendance

April 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Celebrating its 30th year, the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show (AHES) saw a record-breaking 14,700 visitors over two days. Located at the Moncton Coliseum in New Brunswick, AHES is the most comprehensive heavy equipment show on the East Coast, and a must-attend event

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Video: Excavator operator rescues baby deer

April 1, 2016 by Patrick McConnell

Sometimes the best acts of kindness happen when no one is there to see them. Fortunately, when this excavator operator rescued a deer fawn that was trapped in a mud bog, there was someone there to capture it on video

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Cummins Datalink Adapter

March 30, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cummins Inc has released its Inline 7, a wired and wireless datalink adapter. Inline 7 is the only adapter offering Wi-Fi(R) and Bluetooth wireless connectivity while also providing traditional wired functionality via USB. Inline 7 supports several protocols, such as

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Topcon and Deere Unite

March 30, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The John Deere 700K SmartGrade™ crawler dozer has now integrated the Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade Control System for improved grading accuracy. The system is fully integrated into the machine cabin and structures, eliminating vulnerable external masts and cables. Combining Topcon technology

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JCB 3CX Pilot Control

March 24, 2016 On-Site Magazine

JCB’s entry-level 3CX, a 14’ full size backhoe loader is now available with pilot controls. The US-built machine has 13,063-lb. loader breakout force and 6,354-lbf loader lift capacity to its full height. The excavator bucket has a 13,942-lb. breakout force

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Two-day equipment auction sets Alberta record

March 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Ritchie Bros. sold more than 2,500 pieces of equipment and trucks for over 250 sellers, bringing in over $62 million during this week’s two-day auction in Grande Prairie, Alberta. The auction’s line-up of equipment and trucks, including 70 excavators, 65

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CASE Wheel loader

March 9, 2016 by Patrick McConnell

The new CASE 521F wheel loader meets federal Tier 4 Final emissions standards using Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. It delivers 131 net peak horsepower with an FPT Tier 4 Final-certified engine that also provides quick throttle response and impressive

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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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Big Iron: What’s the next big thing?

February 10, 2016 Jim Barnes

Big iron has seen a steady procession of technological innovation in recent years, from grade control to advanced Tier 4 engines to sophisticated machine control to ergonomic seats in the cab. With the World of Concrete trade show coming up

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K-Tec Earthmovers hook on

February 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

K-Tec Earthmovers 28 cubic yard 1228ADT scraper model now has a system to mount onto an Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) chassis, in addition to agriculture or construction tractors. Contractors who already have a 25 or 30-Ton ADT in their fleet,

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Cement firm fined $60,000 following quarry accident

February 6, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Colacem Canada Inc., which operates a cement plant in Wendover, Ontario, pleaded guilty and has been fined $60,000 after a worker was injured by a conveyor. The incident occurred on December 18, 2014 at the company’s quarry located at 250