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Drywall price spike may impact Fort McMurray rebuild, contractors say

Contractors warn Alberta is about to see a spike in home construction costs that could make it more expensive for Fort McMurray residents to rebuild their homes.

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Another round of layoffs for construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar

The latest round of layoffs is in addition to the 10,000 terminations the company announced in September 2015 as part of a $1.5 billion savings initiative.


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Ritchie Bros. to acquire IronPlanet and form strategic alliance with Caterpillar

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world's largest industrial auctioneer and a leading equipment distributor (NYSE & TSX: RBA, 'Ritchie Bros.'), and IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for used heavy equipment and other durable asset sales, today jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Ritchie Bros. will acquire IronPlanet for approximately US$758.5 million, subject to customary closing adjustments.

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Updated Media Kit Now Available - Construction Links Media

Is your company wanting exposure to Canada's top decision makers in the building, design and repair community including architects, designers, contractors, property managers, project managers, engineers, health & safety professionals & more? 

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Heavy equipment dealer Finning makes digital push as boom times slow

Eight months ago, the Vancouver-based company launched Finning Digital as an internal tech startup tackling everything from advancements in e-commerce to the Internet of Things (IoT).

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SmartSite uses sensors to monitor construction workers’ health and safety

A startup called SmartSite has released hardware and cloud-based software to help the construction industry track what their employees are exposed to and take measures to protect them from harm.

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Deere & Co. raises outlook; profit falls less than expected

Deere & Co reported a much smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit on Friday and raised its fiscal-year outlook as cost controls helped the machinery maker weather a global agricultural recession and difficult construction market.

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Ritchie Brothers to auction off Oilsands work camp

Nothing really comes close in sheer physical size to this unique asset: a 1,200-person workforce accommodation camp located approximately 50km north east of Peace River, AB, Canada.

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Can wearables transform the construction industry?

These accessories carry embedded actuators, biosensors, and gyroscopes to follow movement heart rate, stress level, and countless other metrics. These amazing tiny tech gadgets have developed from fun novelties to industry game changers. Smart gadgets are increasing workplace safety and improving operation efficiency in construction sites across the country.

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Superior Plus selling construction products distribution business

Superior Plus Corp. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Construction Products Distribution business for total cash consideration of US$325 million to Foundation Building Materials, LLC. 

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New Report: Compact Construction Equipment Market - Global Trends now available

Research Corridor recently added new report titled 'Compact Construction Equipment Market - Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities, and Market Forecast - 2015 – 2022' to its repertoire. This latest industry research study scrutinizes the Compact Construction Equipment market by different segments, companies, regions and countries over the forecast period 2015 to 2022. 

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Yanmar Acquires Terex Corporation’s Compact Construction Equipment Business

Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. concluded a final agreement with Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) of the United States (hereinafter referred to as 'Terex') on June 20 (U.S. Eastern Time) to acquire Terex's European compact construction equipment business for approximately US$60 million. 

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DECAST announces major manufacturing plant expansion in Utopia

By expanding its facility to almost half-a-million square feet and increasing its workforce to more than 600 employees, DECAST's manufacturing plant expansion was on the scale that rates a visit from the newly-appointed Minister of Economic Development and Growth Brad Duguid on Tuesday.

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Safe Fleet Acquires FleetMind

FleetMind will maintain both the operations out of its Montreal headquarters and its regional representation throughout North America. Co-owners, Martin Demers, CEO, and Martin Lord, CTO, will continue their leadership roles as Vice-Presidents within the Safe Fleet organization.

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Enterprise Group sells T.C. Backhoe & Directional Drilling unit

Enterprise Group, Inc. (“Enterprise,” or “the Company”) [TSX:E] is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding asset purchase agreement (the “Agreement”) to divest the assets of its utility construction business unit, T.C. Backhoe & Directional Drilling (“TCB”). The assets will be acquired by TC Infrastructure Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (“Quanta”).

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