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    • Pettibone Introduces The Extendo 1246X Telehandler

      by Tina Olivero

      Pettibone introduces the Extendo 1246X telehandler, a workhorse machine that delivers an impressive 12,000 pounds of load capacity. Built on Pettibone’s next generation X-Series platform, this unit is ideal for contractors and rental users working in demanding applications ranging from construction to masonry to oil and gas. The 1246X is powered by a 117-horsepower Cummins […]

    • The SCJ-50 Cube Jack: A Significant Advance in Safety

      by Tina Olivero

      Enerpac, a global market leader in heavy lifting technology and high-pressure hydraulics, announces the SCJ-Series Self-Locking Cube Jack, a new compact and portable hydraulic solution for incremental lifting and lowering of heavy loads. The SCJ-50 Cube Jack uses a base lifting frame and self-aligning, lightweight steel cribbing blocks to provide high-capacity and stabilized lifting–offering a […]

    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • Wood providing EPC services to proposed world-class ethylene project

      by Tina Olivero

      Wood has been awarded a major contract to deliver engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services on a reimbursable basis for a world-class plastics manufacturing facility along the US Gulf Coast.  The actual construction of the plant is contingent on receipt of environmental permits. The five-year contract will see Wood deliver EPC services for key infrastructure […]

    • Advanced FleetLink Management & Monitoring System

      by Tina Olivero

      The FleetLink system from Atlas Copco supports the construction and oil and gas industry. It is offered in two packages, the FleetLink Advanced, intended for large pavers, including asphalt and large soil rollers, up to highway class pavers and the standard FleetLink for small pavers. Both packages are offered free of cost with the purchase […]

    • Energy East Pipeline may support jobs in New Brunswick

      by Tina Olivero

      New Brunswick has been facing the severe shortage of efficient employers in the construction industry. As such, there has been a significant shift in the focus of workers in the construction industry who have been traveling out of the area to look for new jobs. This out migration has been continuing for some time. In […]

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