Category Archives: Industry News

Ritchie Bros.’ largest-ever Manitoba auction set for August 15 in Winnipeg

Ritchie Bros.’ largest-ever Manitoba auction set for August 15 in Winnipeg

1,250+ items will be sold for Hugh Munro Construction Ltd. and other local contractors WINNIPEG — Ritchie Bros. has been conducting auctions in Canada for more than 60 years. Next week the company will hold its largest-ever Manitoba auction, selling 1,250+ equipment items for fellow 60-year company, and long-time customer, Hugh Munro Construction Ltd. The […]

Epiroc USA moves headquarters to suburban Denver technology hub

BROOMFIELD, CO – Epiroc has relocated its U.S. headquarters from Commerce City to Broomfield within the Denver, CO, metropolitan area. The company joins a dynamic business community in a tech corridor known as the “Rocky Mountain Silicon Valley.” The move to a technology hub is a natural one for Epiroc, a global company that provides […]

HCSS to give away $50,000 in scholarships for the 2019 Construction Intern Awards

HCSS to give away $50,000 in scholarships for the 2019 Construction Intern Awards

SUGAR LAND, TX – Construction industry software developer HCSS is launching its fifth-annual Construction Intern Awards scholarship program for college students in construction-related fields. The company will award $50,000 for 18 total scholarships, including a grand prize winner and three finalists, as well as 14 individual weekly online contest winners. The $10,000 grand prize Intern […]

John Deere adds backhoes to its attachments lineup

John Deere adds backhoes to its attachments lineup

MOLINE, IL – John Deere is unveiling three new backhoe attachments to complement its full lineup of attachments. The BH9B, BH10B and BH11B were designed for operators handling light construction, agricultural, landscaping or utility work. Similar to other John Deere attachments, these backhoes are ideal for use on John Deere G-Series skid steers and compact […]

John Deere announces new Registered Apprenticeship Program

John Deere announces new Registered Apprenticeship Program

MOLINE, IL – John Deere recently received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor for its new Registered Apprenticeship Program and is making it available to its Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry dealers. The program will help address a widespread shortage of service technicians, especially in rural areas across the country, by providing […]