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It’s already hard for businesses in the oil sands to find skilled labour and it’s about to get worse: According to the Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada, the number of oil- and...read more
The construction industry is fighting back against new training requirements for crane operators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).The Coalition for Crane Operator Safety,...read more
Mugen Power Batteries the manufacturer of high-capacity batteries for handheld devices, today announces the new HLI-B15QXL Mugen Power 4100mAh Extended Battery for Caterpillar Cat B15Q which...read more
Caterpillar added a second model to its new line of vocationally focused work trucks with the unveiling of the Class 8 CT681 truck Oct. 30 at the company’s Edwards Proving Grounds outside of...read more
With 170 billion barrels of recoverable oil in Alberta’s oilsands, the future of the province seems secure and for the first time in history, and The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine...read more
Deere & Co. has installed two new state-of-the-art fiber-optic lasers at its John Deere Des Moines Works plant in Ankeny. The highly specialized metal cutting machines are expected to both...read more
DOOSAN TO PROVIDE TELEMATICS PACKAGE FOR ALL HEAVY EQUIPMENT
Doosan Telematics will be standard on all Doosan heavy equipment, except the DX63-3 and DX85R-3 excavators. Each new Doosan machine that arrived at Doosan dealerships after July 1, 2014, came with a...
Snyder touts $50M fund to boost skilled trades training
A state fund set up to promote economic development and job creation has approved $50 million to bolster skilled trades training at Michigan community colleges, the largest state investment ever.This...