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  • Construction Machinery Industry On A High In Bauma Year—CEO Dittrich: Dare To Drive More Digitization!

    • Above-average willingness to invest and positive mood
    • Shortage of skilled workers is the biggest challenge
    • Digitization with room for improvement


    About two months before the start of the world's leading trade fair bauma on April 8, 2019, Messe München is presenting exclusive study results for the construction machinery sector. Important findings of the “bauma Industry Barometer”: The mood for investments worldwide is predominantly positive, the lack of skilled workers is the number one challenge, the megatrend of digitization determines the future—but is still in its infancy. Messe München leader Dittrich: Make use of digital solutions for competitive advantage.

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    Feb 6, 2019 - 16 days ago

  • Kramer Presents The New Telescopic Wheel Loader 8145T At The Bauma 2019

    The Kramer Werke GmbH will again use the world leading trade fair Bauma as platform for presenting product innovations this year. But trade fair visitors will not only meet the new wheel and telescopic wheel loader models, for virtual reality and live presentations of machines are central at this exhibition.

    Kramer is once again exhibiting at the Bauma together with Wacker Neuson this year. With near 6,000 square metres, visitors can expect one of the biggest fair stands in the outdoor area at stand no. FN.915. The large demo area offers the possibility to experience the machines live in their application. Kramer will display a wide profile of its product portfolio in real-world application once again this year, as well as present the new telescopic wheel loader 8145T.

    The new Kramer telescopic wheel loader 8145T model

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    Feb 6, 2019 - 16 days ago

  • HC 250: THE BIGGEST CRUSHER EVER

    The biggest primary crusher ever delivered in Europe!

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    Feb 6, 2019 - 16 days ago

  • Terex Trucks Gears Up For Bauma 2019

    Terex Trucks’ recently updated TA300 articulated hauler will soon be making its first international tradeshow appearance at bauma Munich 2019.

    Visitors to the bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany, will have the chance to get up close to the newly upgraded Terex Trucks TA300 articulated hauler. This will be the first time the machine has been displayed at an international trade show and it will take pride of place on the company’s outdoor stand: FN 720/9. The Terex Trucks team will be at the event, which runs from April 8th to 14th, to show visitors how the company’s two articulated haulers – the TA300 and TA400 – deliver low total cost of ownership and high productivity at jobs including large-scale construction projects, infrastructure developments and quarries.

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    Feb 5, 2019 - 17 days ago

  • Volvo CE Opens Parts Distribution Center In Canada

    Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has opened a new parts distribution center in Toronto, Canada, to better serve its customers in the country. The new facility is part of the company’s strategy to ensure the highest uptime in the industry, as it cuts delivery time and enables dealers to restock both common and business-critical components much faster.


    The Canadian distribution center increases Volvo CE’s distribution footprint and reinforces the company’s best-in-class customer experience initiative. With the new center, Volvo CE will be able to deliver critical parts the next day after an order is placed to dealers in most major markets across Canada.
    “We’re very excited with the opening of this modern, efficient parts distribution center, which is part of our strategy to improve uptime not only in Canada, but across North America,” said Stephen Roy, president of Volvo CE Americas. “It shows Volvo CE’s commitment to provide our customers with premium machines and premium aftersales services.”
    Volvo CE dealers in Canada forsee huge benefits to having a distribution center based in the country. Prior to the opening of the center, the company shipped all parts to its Canadian dealers from the United States. This entailed processing through customs, which could cause delays in delivery and increase machine idle time.
    “This Canadian parts distribution facility gives our Strongco customers improved access to critical Volvo OEM parts inventory on this side of the border,” said Oliver Nachevski, vice president and COO for Strongco, a Volvo CE Canadian dealer. “This is a very exciting initiative, as both Strongco and our customers will benefit from enhanced parts availability, which enables us to offer next day express delivery capabilities.”
    Volvo CE is making impactful strides to help deliver industry-best parts service to its customers. In 2015, the company opened a 92,903 m2 (1 million ft2) distribution center in Byhalia, Mississippi, in addition to other parts distribution centers in Columbus, Ohio, and in Reno, Nevada. The new distribution center, which is 16,815 m2 (181,000 ft2), replaced a regional parts depot in Toronto.

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    Feb 5, 2019 - 17 days ago

  • Canada Will Fight Against U.S. Anti-Dumping And CVD Trade Tariffs On Canadian Fabricated Structural Steel

    The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) strongly opposes the Petitions for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on certain fabricated structural steel from Canada, filed by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) on February 4, 2019.

    “AISC’s allegations that these products from Canada are unfairly traded and cause injury to U.S. producers of fabricated steel products are baseless,” says Ed Whalen, President & CEO of the CISC. “The negative effects of the Section 232 steel tariffs are the more likely cause of injury for the U.S. downstream steel sector, not Canada. Canada and the U.S. have been in each other’s markets for generations.”

    Canadian fabricators of structural steel compete fairly in worldwide markets, including the United States. We offer high quality fabricated steel produced with significant experience in design and engineering with unique design-assist/engineering capabilities, delivered timely to customers. In addition, a significant number of Canadian fabricators have made important investments in the United States, such as establishing American subsidiaries and affiliates that produce fabricated structural steel and employ U.S. workers.

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    Feb 5, 2019 - 17 days ago

  • Wind Energy Operations & Maintenance Leaders Convene In Toronto To Collaborate On Advancements In Operations, With A Focus On Health And Safety

    Wind energy operations and maintenance leaders recognized for outstanding achievement and made-in-Canada solutions with CanWEA's 2019 O&M Awards

    Canada's largest annual wind energy operations and maintenance (O&M) event wrapped up on January 30th, showcasing rapid improvements in O&M and the presence of a strong culture of health and safety in the wind energy industry. More than 260 wind energy professionals from across Canada and the U.S. attended the two-day Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) O&M Summit, held January 29 and 30 at the Hilton Mississauga.

    Summit attendees were presented with new ideas from entrepreneurs, exposed to new products and services, and invited to participate in a health and safety committee meeting. Delegates also participated in a "research huddle" to explore the details of current research findings. Among the many industry advancements highlighted at the event were:

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    Feb 5, 2019 - 17 days ago

  • John Deere Construction & Forestry Adds European Distribution For 622GP, 672GP Motor Graders

    John Deere is introducing two popular G-Series Motor Graders to the European market via the Wirtgen Group distribution network in Germany and France. The 622GP and 672GP will be available in these two countries beginning in early 2019.

    “We are excited to leverage our relationship with the Wirtgen Group to introduce John Deere construction equipment to a new market, further expanding our global footprint,” said David Thorne, senior vice president, sales & marketing, Worldwide Construction & Forestry. “Wirtgen’s stellar reputation for supporting customers, and large distribution network, allows us to serve these new markets well offering them powerful motor grader solutions in two priority countries.”

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    Feb 5, 2019 - 17 days ago

  • KOBELCO USA Expands Dealer Network In Canada With New Partnerships

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North America market by adding Abi-Quip, Conaker Equipment, and Les Equipments Pinso Ltee to its growing dealer network.

    “We’re dedicated to providing customers with the value of industry-leading KOBELCO excavators through our nationwide dealer network,” says Jack Fendrick, Chief Operating Officer/Vice President at KOBELCO USA. “Abi-Quip, Conaker, and Pinso are top-notch Canadian dealerships that maintain strong commitments to delivering outstanding customer service. We’re certain they will each be a positive addition to the KOBELCO North American network, and we look forward to lasting partnerships.”

    The staff of each dealership will be working closely with KOBELCO to gain the required sales and product support training to deliver on the KOBELCO promise of customer satisfaction. Each dealership will provide professional sales, rentals, parts, and service support on KOBELCO excavators in Canada.

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    Jan 31, 2019 - 22 days ago

  • Small But Mighty: Wacker Neuson

    Front Page Story: Conwest Contracting’s Equipment Manager Steve Claydon shares the advantages of the Wacker Neuson ET145 excavator and the full line of Wacker Neuson wheel dumpers on their projects in and around Vancouver, BC.

    Supply Post Wacker Neuson DW90 Dumper
    Wacker Neuson DW90 Dumper. Photo Credit: Wacker Neuson

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    Jan 25, 2019 - 28 days ago

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