January 19, 2018 - Manitex International, Inc., a leading international provider of cranes and specialized lifting equipment, announced that it has finalized new orders totalling 42 Manitex cranes from Cropac Equipment, Inc. headquartered in Oakville, Ont. The new orders will be used for retail sales and rental fleet needs across…
IPS Cranes has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire American & Ohio Locomotive Crane Co. (AOL Crane). According to a recent statement from AOL Crane, the merger will “enable IPS Cranes to achieve its mission to provide customers with a greater range of services that…
Toromont Industries is purchasing Quebecbased Hewitt Group of companies for $1.02 billion, a move that will give the company one of the largest sales territories in the Caterpillar dealer network.
Leavitt Machinery has acquired Alberta-based training company Crane Safety Limited. A representative for Leavitt says that the purchase, which was made official June 1, 2017, brings more expertise to their offerings.
Western Pacific Crane and Equipment Canada has been providing customer support, service and parts in the B.C. area for Manitowoc, Grove, National Crane and PM Knuckle Boom cranes since 2011, and will now be doing so from its new location in Surrey, B.C.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has finalized the schedule for the 2018 Specialized Transportation Symposium taking place from Feb. 27 to March 2, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch in St. Louis, Mo.
Even as a new Toronto hotel takes reservations for its grand opening in March, a crane services provider and other contractors are negotiating over fees they say remain owed from the project’s early stages.
Donna Taylor, president and CEO of the Port of Oshawa, has been elected the new chair for the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA). Taylor was elected to the position during the association’s annual general meeting held in Vancouver this past September.
W.F. Welding & Overhead Cranes has rebranded and is now known as WF Steel & Crane. The Edmonton-based company has launched a new logo and website as part of its rebranding. The company stated that the new name would better reflect WF's expanded service offerings.
CRS Contractors Rental Supply Limited Partnership (CRS) recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell CRS to Sunbelt Rentals (Sunbelt), the North American business of Ashtead Group plc, for $275 million plus a potential earn-out.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) will help with managing and co-promoting the annual National Farm Machinery Show starting in 2018.
In response to the highest level of construction activity since the 1970s, the Halifax Regional Municipality has enacted a set of construction mitigation guidelines.
Applications are now being accepted for a pair of $2,000 scholarships from the Ontario Road Builders’ Association.
Crane operators are among the Canadian professionals who will “potentially” have their credentials recognized in Europe courtesy of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, a.k.a. CETA, the European Union’s Commissioner for Trade wrote recently for the Globe & Mail.
An Abbotsford, B.C.-based crane operator trainer will be recognized as North America’s top corporate trainer for 2016 at a crane industry conference in Washington state this May.
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