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Federal government supports "Mine of the Future" in Ontario

Developing Canada's natural resources in cleaner, more sustainable ways will create good, middle-class jobs, increase competitiveness and reduce pollution as we move to a low-carbon future. 

Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, Amarjeet Sohi, together with Parliamentary Secretary Paul Lefebvre, announced that the Government of Canada plans to invest $5 million to help position Goldcorp Canada Inc.'s Borden Mine as a mine of the future — producing ore in a more environmentally sustainable way.   

"Improved environmental performance in Canada's mining sector is one of the key paths to a low-carbon economy. This project helps advance clean technologies to commercial readiness, creates good, middle-class jobs and reduces greenhouse gas emissions," Sohi said.

With this investment, Borden Mine will replace all diesel mobile equipment with battery electric vehicles, making it Canada's first all battery electric underground mine. This project brings significant environmental benefits by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and will create approximately 250 jobs for local and Indigenous communities. 

"Developing and adopting clean technologies will help Canada meet its domestic and international commitments and help maintain our natural resource advantage for years to come. This project demonstrates how clean energy innovation will help lead us to a low-carbon future," Lefebvre noted.

Funding for the project will be provided through the fast track stream of Natural Resources Canada's Clean Growth Program (CGP) — a $155-million investment fund for clean technology research, development and demonstration projects in the energy, mining and forest sectors. 
The CGP helps advance emerging clean technologies toward commercial readiness so that natural resource operations can further reduce their impacts on air, land and water while enhancing competitiveness and creating jobs. 

Through Canada's national energy dialogue, Generation Energy, Canadians made it clear that clean energy solutions are not a luxury but a necessity for Canada's low-carbon future. Canada will continue to support clean energy projects that create jobs, support investment and industry competitiveness, advance our clean future and help realize our global climate change goals. 

"Innovation that improves the environmental footprint and sustainability performance of our mining operations underpins our core values of making Goldcorp's operations safer, more productive and more responsible. We will make faster progress through partnerships, and it's gratifying to see governments at multiple levels supporting the development and deployment of clean technologies in the mining industry," said David Garofalo, Chief Executive Officer, Goldcorp.

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Liebherr displaying concrete pumps and wheel loader at World of Concrete

The 50 M5 XXT features a powerful pump unit that delivers an output of up to 213 yd³/h. This is a long stroke version with a conveyance stroke of 2,000 mm, which is particularly smooth and efficient.

Liebherr USA, Co. Concrete Technology and Construction Equipment divisions are showing  World of Concrete attendees the L 538 Wheel loader, 50 M5 XXT and the 37 Z4 XXT truck-mounted concrete pumps.

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Trelleborg acquires tire distributor in Canada

Pneu ICM is the second largest industrial tire dealer in the Montreal area, and a main service provider for eastern Canada. With annual sales of approximately C$3.39 M (SEK 23 M), this bolt-on acquisition is part of Trelleborg's strategy to strengthen its positions in attractive market segments.

Trelleborg, through its Trelleborg Wheel Systems business area, has signed an agreement and finalized the acquisition of privately owned Pneus ICM Inc — a specialized industrial tire service provider and distributor in Montreal, Canada.

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Trucking

Allison Provides Commercial-Duty Transmissions for the New International® CV Series

The release of the Allison 1000/2000 transmission in the International CV Series Class 4/5 truck offers customers a great solution for their commercial vehicles.

With proven durability and reliability in the commercial truck segment, the Allison 1000 Series and 2000 Series are the exclusive fully automatic transmissions for the newly introduced International CV Series vocational trucks.

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Increased tiltrotator sales and predicted growth behind Rototilt factory expansion

Rototilt has more than doubled its sales in five years and foresees continued strong growth.

With another year of busy growth for Rototilt Group, with increased sales and continued growth on the export markets, Rototilt foresees continued success and is expanding its factory in Sweden by more than 3,000 square metres. "With the tremendous growth we are seeing in North America along with other emerging markets it is great to see the expanded factory investment commitment to meet the growing global demand for Rototilt tiltrotators," says Gerry Mallory, general manager, Rototilt Inc.

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Cat multi-processors feature quick-change jaws, greater cutting/crushing forces, increased speed, durable design

The new multi-processor models are designed with

Three new Cat MP332, MP345 and MP365 Multi-Processor models are heavy-duty, high-production tools that accept multiple interchangeable jaws for taking on a variety of specialized demolition tasks. The new models, compared with previous models, can cycle 50 percent faster and generate up to 19 percent greater cutting/crushing forces. An innovative locking system enables a single operator to typically change jaw types in 15 minutes or less, using only standard hand tools. An included stand securely and stably holds unused jaw sets.

  • Concrete Cutter: outer jaw cracks concrete, inner jaw shears steel
  • Demolition: cracks thick concrete structures
  • Pulverizer: crushes concrete, separates rebar
  • Shear: cuts structural steel, pipe, cable
  • Tank Shear: cleanly cuts tanks or plate steel at right angle on three sides
  • Universal: cuts steel and crushes concrete

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Hyundai to exhibit upgrades and new attachments at World of Concrete 2019

The 197-hp Hyundai HL955 wheel loader displayed at World of Concrete will feature the Hyundai exclusive AAMV (All-Around View Monitoring) system that uses four cameras to provide a 360-degree-surround virtual operating view of the wheel loader's working environment.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas will feature a variety of recently upgraded models and newly available third-party attachments at World of Concrete (Booth C7027). The company is also displaying its Hyundai HX130LCR hydraulic excavator for the first time since the model's recent introduction.

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Honda Power Equipment to display generators and pumps at World of Concrete

Among the Honda generators highlighted at this year's show will be the all-new Honda EU2200i Super Quiet Series generator that offers tremendous value to users, delivering 10 percent more power (200 watts) than the EU2000i it replaces—all at the same price.

At World of Concrete, the Honda Power Equipment team will showcase a number of its power products for commercial applications at its outdoor booth #O31200. Front and centre will be the Honda comprehensive line of generators – models providing smooth, dependable power for construction, rental, emergency and recreation applications. All Honda generators are powered by advanced Honda four-stroke engines and incorporate technology that make Honda generators among the world's quietest.

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Honda Engines to unveil new additions to commercial engine lineup at World of Concrete

At World of Concrete 2019, January 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth #C4341, the Honda Engines team will unveil powerful new additions to its general purpose commercial engine lineup—models that offer commercial construction and turf industry customers more versatile power and greater adaptability with exceptional fuel efficiency in a compact package.

At World of Concrete 2019, the Honda Engines team will unveil powerful new additions to its general purpose commercial engine lineup – models that offer commercial construction and turf industry customers more versatile power and greater adaptability with exceptional fuel efficiency in a compact package.

  • The Cyclone Air Cleaner, available on the Honda GX160, GX200, GX270 and GX390 engine models, features a smaller footprint and a more compact design than the legacy cleaner it replaced. The Cyclone Air Cleaner fits within the overall engine shape and targets OEM applications where overall engine dimensions are critical.
  • The Honda GXR120 general purpose engine, a model uniquely developed as an ideal source of power for rammers – equipment used to compact soil or other granular material. Offered as a second power option to the reliable GX100 engine, the GXR120 engine is designed to provide superb durability and reliability for heavy-duty applications.
  • Offering the same quality and durability attributes of the GX series engines, GX Pressure Washer Optimized Industrial Series engines are specifically designed for direct-drive pressure washer applications; the Optimized series is available with Honda GX160, GX200, GX270 and GX390 engines. The model lineup delivers Honda's smooth and reliable power, maximized engine performance at wide-open throttle and increased power output in the GX200 and GX390 series engines. These engines also offer a fixed throttle, enabling superior performance, making them ideal for the rental market.

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Takeuchi's new 5-ton compact hydraulic excavator is a versatile tool carrier

Serviceability of the TB250-2 is easy to perform due to the large hoods, which open overhead providing access to key daily inspection points, pattern change valve, selector valve, control valve, battery and toolbox.

Takeuchi-US has released a new compact excavator, the TB250-2. Weighing 10,957 pounds (canopy), the machine provides Takeuchi with a true 5-ton excavator offering that is suited for a wide range of applications including landscape, general contracting and rental. 

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JLG expands its BIM library to include all equipment models

BIM is an intelligent 3D-model-based process that gives architecture and construction professionals the insight and tools to more efficiently plan, design, construct and manage buildings and infrastructure projects.

JLG Industries, Inc. has expanded its BIM (building information modelling) library to now include the company's compact crawler booms, making the full JLG product line available for download on www.bimobject.com, an industry leading platform for BIM, with select models available directly through JLG.com.

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CostTrax time and materials tracking software features built-in cost-control and compliance

CostTrax is entirely web-based and requires no software to download — it can be accessed from any computer or device with an internet connection.

CostTrax, powered by EquipmentWatch, is a new software solution that streamlines reporting, automatically flags questionable expenses, and ensures every reimbursement request is 100 percent compliant.

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Husky ends pursuit of MEG Energy after offer expires

Potential divestment of Husky’s retail business and Prince George Refinery will continue; proceeds provide for enhanced cash returns to shareholders and accelerating organic growth investments.

Husky Energy has announced that its offer for MEG Energy expired on January 16 and that the minimum tender condition was not met. Due to insufficient MEG Board and shareholder support, Husky has decided not to extend its offer.

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C&D Recycling

Metso to expand NW Rapid crushing plant range

The NW Rapid series models are electric driven and they have Metso's IC(TM) Series crushing automation as a standard feature.

Metso is introducing new higher capacity models to its popular wheel-mounted Metso NW Rapid series. In addition to a bigger jaw crusher model, the NW Rapid units are now also available with a variety of robust cone crushers, including the first model with the MX crusher. Easily transportable using standard prime movers, over a thousand NW Rapid models have already been sold into aggregates and C&D recycling applications.

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Generac's new extended run fuel system allows for longer operating hours

The extended run fuel system includes a fuel pump switch, external diesel supply port, external DEF supply port and a DEF power receptacle.

Generac Mobile users can extend their Tier 4 Final generator run time with a new extended run fuel system. The system makes it easy to connect external fuel and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tanks to the generator for longer run times. The system is optional on all Generac Mobile Tier 4 Final diesel generators starting at 75 kVA and up.

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Loadscan launch new conveyor belt scanner at AGG1/WOA

The LVS and CVS systems both utilise laser scanning technology, combined with proprietary software, to measure the exact volume of the material (either loaded in a truck/ trailer bin or flowing on a conveyor belt).

Loadscan will show their recently launched conveyor volume scanner (CVS) at the NSSGA's AGG1 expo in Indianapolis. This year Loadscan will be showcasing its CVS alongside the well-known load volume scanner (LVS) on 12-14 February 2019 at booth 39063.

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Hyundai Construction adds Butler Equipment to North American distribution network

Butler Equipment currently services the compact construction and landscape market in central Connecticut and Hyundai will allow them to better service their customer base along with new customers' needs for larger equipment.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has expanded its North American authorized dealer network with the addition of Butler Equipment LLC. Butler will be offering Hyundai Construction Equipment at their West Hartford, Connecticut, location.

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Skyjack's ELEVATE off-highway telematics solution takes home LLEAP Award

This is the 13th year for these awards, and their focus is to shed light on noteworthy innovations that propel the industry forward.

Skyjack took home a Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Award last month. The OEM's off-highway telematics solution, ELEVATE, won in the category of OEM Features or Essential Components. The mobile first solution was launched in early 2018 and Skyjack says that it has since garnered attention from rental companies and associations worldwide.

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