February 16, 2018 - Cummins will introduce its latest Tier 4 Final solution, the C100D2RE, a 100-kilowatt (kW) mobile generator set for use in rental applications, at the American Rental Association’s annual trade show.
Feb. 6, 2018 - Manitowoc Cranes has appointed Mi-Jack Canada as the newest dealer of Manitowoc and Grove cranes in Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada. The Leduc, Alberta-based company offers full sales, rental purchase options, aftermarket parts and service support in both provinces. The move strengthens Manitowoc’s dealer network in the region.
Feb. 1, 2018 - On January 26, 2018, Komatsu Ltd. signed an agreement to acquire from Prenbec Equipment Inc., a company based in Quebec, Canada, the Quadco and Southstar forestry attachment operations, excluding the forestry equipment businesses of Tanguay and Forespro delimbers. The acquisition will be made through a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu in the United States and is expected to close in February 2018, subject to completion of the closing conditions.
Western Canada Lift Supply is a new provider of new and used lift equipment based in Vancouver, B.C. The company was launched this month by John Adcock, formerly of Leavitt Machinery. Western Canada Lift will represent major manufacturers for new lift sales and carry a variety of used equipment for sale and re-rental across B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Jan. 23, 2018 - Manitex International has announced that it has finalized new orders totaling 42 Manitex cranes from Cropac Equipment, Inc. headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. The new orders will be used for retail sales and rental fleet needs across Canada, which now includes Cropac’s expanded territory of British Columbia.
Jan. 15, 2018 - The Manitowoc Company has announced it will relocate its corporate headquarters from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
After several years of input from many in the Canadian rental industry, there is a now new standard which will simplify the installation requirements for operators of portable oil-burning equipment. The standard is now published and provinces will begin the process of adoption, after which enforcement will begin.
Jan. 8, 2017 - A global consultation is to be launched by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to establish the possibilities for powered access training and safety guidance afforded by new technology such as virtual reality and platform simulators.
World of Asphalt
March 6-8, 2018
Canadian Rental Mart
March 6-7, 2018
Prairie Regional Trade Show
March 10, 2018
March 27-28, 2018