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VIDEO: Three big excavator no-no's

Excavators are great. They are the superheroes of modern construction, but even the most super excavators can run into trouble in the wrong hands...

B.C. announces landmark agreement for key public-sector infrastructure projects

A new, landmark agreement for key public-sector infrastructure projects in B.C. will deliver good-paying jobs, better training and apprenticeships, and more trades opportunities for Indigenous peoples, women and youth around the province.

Atlas Copco Power Technique names new GM

Atlas Copco Power Technique has announced that Mikael Andersson has been appointed general manager of its North American customer center.

First-ever CRAC Safety Awards recipients announced!

The Crane Rental Association of Canada (CRAC) presented the inaugural CRAC Safety Awards during the 20th anniversary CRAC Conference and AGM last month in Winnipeg.

Canadian home sales activity improves in June

Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up from May to June 2018.
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Coal waste

Researchers use coal waste to create sustainable concrete

Washington State University researchers have created a sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a waste product of coal-based electricity generation. » Read more...

Removing the noise from telematics

When telematics solutions were first introduced, fleet managers and owners were excited at all the possibilities to optimize their operations that the data they received from their fleets offered them. But in recent years many fleet owners and operators have grown out of love with telematics. This is due to the amount time they’ve had to dedicate staff members to filtering through the almost infinite amount of data available, to find the information they require to run their operations more efficiently. Several equipment manufacturers have recognized this issue and having been releasing solutions to counter this issue. » Read more...

Bridgestone expanding OTR tire production in U.S.

Bridgestone Americas has announced a $12-million investment that will expand production to include popular off-the-road tire sizes at its Bloomington, Ill., plant. » Read more...

Trelleborg solid tire line approved for Cat wheel loaders

The Brawler Solidflex HPS solid tire line has been selected as the original equipment manufacturer solid tire option for Cat medium wheel loaders and small wheel loaders. » Read more...

Cat releases new S2000/3000 Series mobile shears

Cat S2000/S3000 Series mobile shears are designed for hydraulic excavators working in scrap and demolition applications. » Read more...

BCRB Fall Conference

September 16, 2018
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop

September 26-28, 2018
Location: Louisville, Ky.
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Fort McMurray ASGA Lunch

November 29, 2018
Location: Fort McMurray, Alta.
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