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Over the last few months, Canadians have slowly started returning to the office—and many more will likely head back soon. Among the adjustments they’ve had to make is getting used to wearing real pants instead of sweatpants, and remembering how to make small talk with co-workers. And then there’s the biggest change: how much more it…
Bobcat Company recently showcased the capabilities of its battery-powered construction equipment lineup at a series of test drive and live demonstration events near Los Angeles. This showcase featured the Bobcat T7X all-electric compact track loader and two electric compact excavators, the E32e and E10e. Each of these new models are viable alternatives to diesel equipment…
Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. (HCMA) has launched the ZX50U-5N compact excavator which comes with full-size features. The machine has a compact reduced tail-swing design. The 10,560-pound (4,790-kg) ZX50U-5N is ideal for working in congested areas. An independent swing boom and 360-degree rotation let operators set up and work almost anywhere. Plus, virtually unlimited visibility…
Following the news that Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has become the official construction equipment supplier to the fully electric FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX), Volvo CE will expand its involvement by becoming the Series' official track build partner. When Volvo CE was asked to support the build of the tracks for the new…
Volvo Trucks North America has opened a new Volvo Trucks Academy facility in Tinley Park, Illinois, to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S. The new 14,865 square-foot facility is larger and more modern than the previous Illinois training facility, enabling Volvo Trucks to provide more hands-on learning opportunities for customers and…
Volvo will begin to use fossil-free steel in its trucks. The steel is produced by SSAB and Volvo's heavy-duty electric truck will be the first to include it. The steel from SSAB is produced using a technology based on hydrogen. The result is a lower climate impact than conventionally produced steel. Small scale introduction of…
Artemis Gold Inc. has executed binding agreements with Finning Canada for the supply of a primary and ancillary mining fleet for the company's Blackwater Gold project in British Columbia. Artemis has also concurrently executed a credit-approved commitment letter for an equipment lease facility with Caterpillar Financial Services Limited associated with the primary and ancillary mining…
By Bruce Lantz The United States oil and gas industry is striving to meet demand in the face of dwindling supply, and along the way is being wrongly accused of being responsible for high fuel prices at the pumps. But experts are placing most of the blame on the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden,…
Karora Resources Inc. [KRR-TSX, KRRGF-OTCQX] shares rallied in active trading Tuesday after the company said a second declined at Beta Hunt gold mine in Australia is tracking on cost and ahead of schedule. The estimated completion time has now been brought forward to the first quarter of 2023 from mid-2023. Karora shares advanced on the…
79North Inc. [JQ-CSE; SVNTF-OTCQB; 6120-FSE] has discovered a new gold occurrence, with surface samples containing up to 15.51 g/t gold in a structural corridor that has a strike length of at least 600 metres. The new gold occurrence will be tested with approximately four drill holes as part of the ongoing Phase 2 drilling at…