The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is pleased by today’s announcement that the Canadian and U.S. governments have ended steel and aluminum tariffs and other retaliatory measures.
Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement supporting the Trump Administration’s decision to end tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico:
The Crosby Group (“Crosby”), a leading global provider of lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gunnebo Industrier Holding AB from Segulah, a Nordic private equity firm, and that all closing conditions have been satisified. Gunnebo Industries is a global…
The U.K.’s Reid Lifting, a manufacturer of lightweight gantry and davit cranes, has redoubled efforts to target the Canadian market through Equipment Corps, of Stoney Creek, Ont.
Hiab, part of Cargotec, delivered its 75,000th truck mounted forklift to Die Behrens-Gruppe of Germany. It travelled to the MOFFETT production centre in Dundalk, Ireland, where it was received on May 8. The milestone unit is an emission-free electric MOFFETT E-series that is specially painted and decorated to mark the…
Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales climbed in April 2019.
After last year’s SENNEBOGEN national sales meeting, Oliver Nachevski, VP and Chief Operating Officer of Strongco Corporation, told his organization “There’s no reason we can’t be at the top.” At this year’s meeting, he was proven right.
Ritchie Bros. set a new record in Toronto this week, selling 3,750+ equipment items and trucks over two days for CA$46+ million (US$34+ million).
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame is seeking outstanding equipment industry leaders who have made meaningful advancements to the industry’s growth and success.
On April 11th the winners of the ESTA Awards of Excellence in different categories were announced in Munich. Liebherr won the category Safety for the innovative Single Line Guiding System (SLGS). The SLGS makes the installation process of wind turbine blades safer, more economical and in many cases also greener.
Raimondi Cranes, heritage manufacturer of tower and luffing cranes, has announced the appointment of Eng. Domenico Ciano to the role of chief executive officer, effective immediately. Eng. Ciano will succeed Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, who served as Raimondi’s chief executive officer since 2009.
Terex Corporation has announced that it has sold its boom truck, truck crane and crossover product lines to Load King, a subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source L.P. Included in the transaction are the assets and parts business associated with these product lines.
Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) hosted their 17th annual Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards (OCEA) Gala at Copper Creek Golf Club on April 26.
Following the recent fire that caused large-scale damage to Notre-Dame de Paris, Potain – Manitowoc’s manufacturer of tower cranes – has pledged to support reconstruction efforts of the historic French cathedral.
A 2019 Angus Reid survey* commissioned by Procore found that 89 per cent of Canadians agree that a career in the construction industry is rewarding, but the industry is still struggling with a shrinking workforce. One contributing factor: the industry’s lagging adoption of new technology.

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