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Ontario's worker's compensation board putting spotlight on occupational cancer

The WSIB has longstanding experience adjudicating claims for work-related cancers and other occupational diseases and helping those people and families affected. In 2023 alone, the WSIB approved over 23,000 occupational disease claims* and provided $79.5 million in benefits and supports to those affected. Of these, 329 claims were for work-related cancers, making up $32.7 million of the benefits paid – almost half of the total paid for all occupational disease claims.   To continue to help even more people with work-related cancer, the WSIB needs them to be aware that their illness may have been caused because of their work. ...

Editorial: A word about ChatGPT

Our cover story this month is about autonomous compaction technology, which mostly concerns asphalt and trench rollers because they seem to be the closest to reality. When and if all the bugs are ironed out and the cost is reasonable, we should be able to rent our customers a roller that does the job itself without an operator dedicated to it.

Standing tall

There are over 20 rental shops within a 30-minute drive of Coquitlam, B.C. Into that competitive market, Kerry McIntyre opened Iron Mountain Equipment rentals in 2007.

Eventology: Training the customer

When we think of training, we automatically think of training our staff. You can’t train your customers because they are always right…right? In fact, we should also be thinking of training existing and potential customers to optimize the experience for both the customer and the company.


Counter Talks Episode #55: Workforce and Culture – Dan Crowley, Peer Executive Groups

Dan Crowley spends his days talking to rental operators so we brought him on to address one of the most vexing problems we all face: hiring and retaining the right people to work in our stores. He boils his observations of what works and doesn’t work down to solid tips you can apply in your store tomorrow. Key to attracting and keeping the right people is your company values – they tell you both what you want and who you should hire. Crowley explains it all and gets into some additional industry talk in this useful conversation. » Read More...

Excavator Operator

Precision Underground Services is a Canadian owned company specializing in underground water, sewer and storm service installations for inner city infills and small commercial jobs. We are on the City of Calgary Master Indemnified Contractor list and hold a SECOR Certification from the Alberta Construction Safety Association. » Apply today

Heavy Equipment Technician – Natural Gas Engines – Oil and Gas Plant

We are a Canadian company and an industry leader that specializes in Gas Processing, Heavy Oil Processing, Energy Processing, Compression and Power Systems, Power Generation, Standard Equipment, and Engineering. » Apply today

310S Automotive Mechanic / Technician or Apprentice

We are one of the largest oil and lube franchise in Canada, with multiple branches all over the country. We are currently looking for a licensed 310s Automotive Mechanic/Technician for our branches in Vaughn and Woodbridge in Ontario. » Apply today


The Rental Mart + Turf & Rec Show

September 11, 2024 | BMO Centre, Calgary, Alta. » Read More...