Terex names Barda Equipment as top performing distributor

Terex sales manager Gregg Warfel, left, and Terex sales director Ken Doan present the Top-Performing Distributor award to Penny Batt, Barda general manager and Barda’s Barry Fenton, right.
Terex sales manager Gregg Warfel, left, and Terex sales director Ken Doan present the Top-Performing Distributor award to Penny Batt, Barda general manager and Barda’s Barry Fenton, right.

Terex Construction Americas congratulates Barda Equipment, with sales, parts and service branches  in Edmonton, Grande Prairie and High River, Alberta, as well as the Peace Region of British Columbia, for being its Top Performing Distributor in 2012. Barda Equipment was selected for its accomplishments as a full-line Terex compact construction equipment distributor with the most unit sales and year-over-year growth within the January-December 2012 period. The Top Distributor Award was recently presented to Barda Equipment at the Peace River Petroleum Show.

“It is an absolute honour to work with a dedicated distributor like Barda Equipment,” said Ken Doan, sales director, Compact, Terex Construction Americas. “With their broad reach throughout Alberta and British Columbia, Barda Equipment has done an outstanding job with the Terex compact equipment product line since taking it on in 2009. With a reputation for providing exceptional customer service and quality equipment, the Terex line has created many opportunities for Barda Equipment to better serve its customers’ unique equipment needs. We are so pleased to present Penny (Batt) and Barry (Fenton) with this award, and we’re looking forward to more great things to come from Barda Equipment.”

Penny Batt, general manager, Barda Equipment, shared Doan’s excitement, “Our success in 2012 was due in large part to the availability of product, our fantastic team members within Barda Equipment and our customers’ response to the Terex compact track loaders (CTLs) and skid steer loaders. We recognize that our business and customer success depends on providing quality products, including the Terex compact equipment line. We have continued to gain customer loyalty throughout the years by providing well-known, well-respected equipment, as well as a complete range of equipment sales, as well as full service, parts and warranty capabilities.”

With more than 45 unique product models, the Terex compact equipment line offers one of the widest ranges of compact equipment available from a single manufacturer, giving Barda Equipment customers numerous options for their equipment investment. The line includes compact track loaders, skid steer loaders, mini excavators, compact wheel loaders and backhoe loaders, as well as certain models of Genie aerial work platform products.  Prior to becoming a Terex distributor, Barda Equipment carried the ASV-line of compact track loaders since 1997. With the Terex acquisition of ASV, the company became one of the earliest Terex full-line compact construction equipment distributors in North America. 

Barda Equipment serves customers in a variety of different markets and industries – from general construction to more specialized applications like forestry, landscaping, grounds maintenance and hobby farming. According to Owner Barry Fenton, Terex CTLs continue to be one of the company’s most popular equipment models. “Our customers appreciate how powerful and easy to use the Terex CTLs are, and the Posi-Track undercarriage system really set this brand apart from the competition,” said Fenton. “The high ground clearance and competitive pricing throughout the entire Terex compact equipment line really gives us an edge in many situations.” 

“I’ve worked with Penny, Barry and the entire Barda Equipment team for a number of years, and I believe they are truly one of the most dedicated distributors that Terex has in North America,” finished Terex Sales Manager Gregg Warfel. “I congratulate them on receiving this prestigious award and look forward to seeing what they will achieve in the coming years.”
 

Company Info

Latest News

Tags
Safety and Security

Click Before You Dig, CCGA Urges Utility Contractors

“ClickBeforeYouDig.com” is Canada’s only one-window portal to request a locate.
“ClickBeforeYouDig.com” is Canada’s only one-window portal to request a locate.

In the summer of 2007, an excavator working in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland struck a pipeline belonging to Kinder Morgan, causing a geyser of crude oil to shoot 40 feet into the air for about 30 minutes – covering homes and businesses in a Burnaby neighbourhood in pungent black goo.

Nearly 78,000 litres of oil poured into Burrard Inlet, impacting 17 kilometres of shoreline, including migratory birds, seaweed, starfish and barnacles, local media reported at the time.

Read More

Tags
Aggregates Equipment

Sandvik’s New Prisec 3 CI531 & CI532 HSI Crushers

Sandvik Construction has announce the launch of the all new CI531 primary and CI532 secondary, Prisec 3 Horizontal Shaft Impact (HSI) crushers. These new generation crushers provides customers with a low capital cost solution, optimum performance and good cubical shape, while ensuring the lowest operating cost per ton for a wide range of materials and applications.

The latest additions to the CI500 Prisec Horizontal Shaft Impactor (HSI) range of crushers, the Prisec3 primary CI531, and the secondary CI532, have been developed to deliver exceptional rates of productivity and efficiency. As with the rest of the Prisec range these new HSI crushers possess the ability to be configured into either a primary or secondary crusher operating mode and with this unique, exclusive to Sandvik, patented design, providing customers with unparalleled adaptability. Additionally single stage crushing is also a possibility with the ability to recirculate material to the primary versions of the crushers.

Read More

Tags
Industry News

Ritchie Bros. Sells CA$73+ Million of Equipment in Final Edmonton Auction Of the Year

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than CA$73 million (US$63+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, Alberta on December 11 – 12, 2014. This was Ritchie Bros.' 6,000th auction in its history and the largest December auction ever. More than 4,700 equipment items and trucks were sold in the two-day auction. All items were sold without minimum bids or reserved prices.

"This was our largest year ever in Edmonton. We sold more than 32,500 equipment items over six auctions for CA$569+ million," said Jim Rotlisberger, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. "Last week we capped the year off with our largest December sale ever. We continue to carefully watch the impact of lower oil prices on many of our customers and look forward to assisting them in their future equipment dispersal needs."

Read More

Tags
Engines and Powertrains

Perkins Unveils New Compact 400 Series Engine

Perkins has launched its new 404F-E22TA, an engine designed to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emissions standards. The launch of this compact, four-cylinder model heralds a new era for the 400 Series range, as it is the first time that common rail direct injection and full authority electronics feature on an engine of this size.

The new turbocharged aftercooled 2.2 liter model should be of particular interest to compact equipment manufacturers, especially for construction applications.

Read More

Join our mailing list

Latest headlines
delivered to you weekly

Heavy Equipment Guide
Tags
Industry News

Dayle Wetherell Named Mack Regional Vice President, Canada Region

Mack Trucks recently named Dayle Wetherell regional vice president of Canada.
Mack Trucks recently named Dayle Wetherell regional vice president of Canada.

Mack Trucks named Dayle Wetherell its new regional vice president of Canada effective Jan. 1, 2015. In this role, Wetherell will be responsible for driving sales and increasing market share and profitability in Canada.

“Mack is pleased to welcome Dayle to the team,” said Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North American Sales & Marketing. “Dayle’s leadership experience, along with his strong industry and business development background, will prove invaluable to Mack and our Canadian customers.”

Read More

Tags
Utility Vehicles

PLM Introduces the Newest Custom Carrier Solution – The PANTHER T12

PipeLine Machinery International (PLM) has announced a new custom equipment solution to the pipeline industry - PANTHER T12 by PRINOTH. As the latest innovation in a low ground pressure carrier crawler, the PANTHER T12 operates in off-road and various weather conditions offering exceptional performance and versatility.

The PANTHER T12 combines the proven capabilities of the Cat C7.1 ACERT engine model with the industry expertise in off-road vehicles by PRINOTH.

Read More

Tags
Aggregates Equipment

Superior’s Aggre-Dry Dewatering Washer Saves Valuable Material From Waste Pond

Superior Industries, Inc., a major U.S. manufacturer and global supplier of material handling systems and their related components, says its washing fines recovery system was granted patent protection from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

This exclusive technology, manufactured into the company’s Aggre-Dry Dewatering Washer, reroutes minus 25mm material fines from an onboard dewatering screen back to the integrated sand screw. Traditionally, the company says, these fines are lost to waste ponds, but the recovery system processes this material to the saleable stockpile. Depending on production rates, the extra material can add tens of thousands of dollars to sand producer’s bottom line.

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Terex AWP Introduces New AL5 Vertical Mast Light Tower

Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of Terex Corporation, has introduced the new Terex AL5 light tower with optional vertical mast. With its field-proven AL5 light tower chassis and simpler, faster mast deployment, the new vertical mast light tower provides accurate positioning and durable performance for a safer alternative on the jobsite.

Providing 350 degree rotation, the new light tower offers ease of access. Users can rotate the mast’s four quick disconnect lights in either the raised or the stowed position. With its easy to position lights, the electric winch raises the mast providing ergonomic benefits. An electric rather than hydraulic design means there is no worry about spill containment. With one switch next to the control panel, the winch lifts and lowers the lights in 30 seconds.

Read More

Trenchless Pipeline Construction Making Inroads in Western Canada

The Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB), a vast slab of sedimentary rock extending from the Rocky Mountains to the Canadian Shield, is not only prime territory for oil and gas exploration but for companies that install pipelines for the various operators pulling product from fields throughout the basin.

Up until a few years ago, pipeline construction in the oil and gas sector has involved traditional open-cut construction methods, with its accompanying high ground disturbance, but that is starting to change, thanks to advances in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) technology and the wider acceptance of such technology throughout the industry.

Read More

Tags
Industry News

The Cat Built For It Trials Hit the Beach to Go for a New World Record

What do you get when you set a fleet of Cat equipment and a team of talented operators and sculptors loose in a giant sandbox? A work of art, a world record—and proof that with Cat power and precision, you can build anything you imagine.

“Sand Castle” is the latest in the Built For It™ Trials, a series of Caterpillar short films. The video captures the action as two Cat hydraulic excavators, a wheel loader and two mini excavators transform 734 cubic meters (960 cubic yards) of sand into the world’s tallest sand castle.

Read More