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New Sales and Service Center Opening in Alberta This Summer

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The rumors are true…we’re expanding eastward this summer! ShearForce Equipment and Work Truck West are incredibly proud and excited to announce the launch of our new sales and service center in Airdrie, Alberta, with the opening date set for this coming July. Based approximately 20 minutes north of Calgary, the new facility located at 512...... READ MORE

LaBounty Decimates Downtime with Smarter and More Powerful Mobile Shears

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LaBounty hydraulic mobile scrap and demolition shears are getting a whole lot smarter and more powerful this year. The industry-leading manufacturer of the legendary Sabre Series excavator-mounted shear is pushing the standard to new heights yet again, by introducing the newly redesigned Legend Series shear. The new design update coincides with the release of the...... READ MORE

Rock Excavation Made Easy | Xcentric Ripper Mining Series

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Ready to ROCK The Xcentric Ripper Mining Series is the ideal tool for breaking and excavating rock, offering up to 5 times higher production than conventional rock hammers and breakers in all types of rock. Ripping Shale Rock in BC’s Interior Tearing PAG Rock in Northern BC Excavating Basalt in Alaska XR Mining Series Range At Work ...... READ MORE

ShearForce’s Top Projects of 2018

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Ambitious demolition jobs across Canada. Epic volumes of rock and concrete crushed. Even more innovative new products than last year. 2018 was full of all kinds of new undertakings and adventures for the ShearForce Equipment team. Check out the list of our Top Projects of 2018! Xcentric Ripper and Xcentric Crusher Buckets Working Together to Rebuild Forestry...... READ MORE

Ripping the Right Way | Operation Tips for Xcentric Rippers

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Xcentric Rippers are a revolutionary excavation and demolition tool that can provide up to 5X higher production than a rock breaker in most materials. These innovative attachments operate most efficiently when operators are utilizing settings and techniques that maximize the ripper’s vibrations and impact energy, paying close attention to tooth, boom, and machine position, hydraulic...... READ MORE

Initial Impressions | XR82 At Work

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One of our customers in the pile and dredging industry was searching for an excavation tool that could be deployed for a three-month project which included the removal of more than 40,000 yards of basalt from a shoreline to make way for a new harbor and breakwater for incoming marine traffic. The superintendent saw video...... READ MORE

Better. Faster. Stronger. Introducing Xcentric Ripper Mining Series.

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After more than 10 years of development in the design and manufacture of the world’s most productive, reliable, and technologically advanced hydraulic ripper, Xcentric International has taken the Xcentric Ripper range to a whole new level with the release of the all new Xcentric Ripper Mining Series. The Xcentric Ripper outperforms traditional hydraulic hammers and static...... READ MORE

Hydraulic Hammer Tips: Getting the Most from Your Attachment

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Hydraulic hammers and breakers are an essential tool for many concrete demolition and rock excavation contracting companies, and can increase the earth moving productivity on the job site significantly when used properly. Our hydraulic excavator attachment experts weighed in on how to get the most out of your hydraulic hammers and breakers for your excavators,...... READ MORE

Our Top Featured Demolition Projects of 2017

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Demolition projects galore. Epic road trips. Brand new products. 2017 was full of all kinds of new undertakings and adventures for the ShearForce Equipment crew. Check out the list of our Top Projects of 2017! Major Demolition Works Project on Vancouver Island One of our customers took on a large industrial facility demolition project on...... READ MORE

Frozen Ground Excavation: The Contractor’s Guide to Excavating

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Frozen ground excavation can be a challenge. When a deep freeze sets in, even the softest of soils can quickly turn into a stubborn and concrete-like barrier to making progress with your earthmoving job and hitting your targets on time. Ground density depends on several factors, including moisture content, grain size, and surface temperature. Excavation...... READ MORE