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Explore the Future of DEVELON with X-Agent & Smart Collision Tech

February 19, 2024

Explore the Future of DEVELON with X-Agent & Smart Collision Tech

DEVELON, standing for “Develop Onwards”, have lived up to their name with new technological systems in safety and fleet management being awarded at CES 2024 for ‘Advanced Mobility’ and ‘Mobile Accessories’ for their Smart Collision Mitigation (SCM) and X-Agent systems respectively. We take a deeper look into these technologies and how this plays out on the worksite to make operations better and safer in the future.

Is an Articulated Loader the Best Choice for Your Needs?

February 12, 2024

Is an Articulated Loader the Best Choice for Your Needs?

Small articulated loaders from Bobcat & Vermeer are versatile machines with strong capabilities on the jobsite and can provide great value. These machines have risen to favor amongst operators due to their performance in heavy duty tasks around compact jobsites. Read on to find out how an articulated machine can help with tasks.

DEVELON Road Builders - Clearing the Way in the Toughest Environments

February 7, 2024

DEVELON Road Builders - Clearing the Way in the Toughest Environments

From Forestry to Construction, DEVELON Road Builders combine a powerful Log Loader with some of the best features of a DEVELON Excavator to deliver exceptional performance to get your clearing jobs done effectively. The DEVELON DX225LL-5, DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 Road Builders give you an array of power and capacity to match your specific requirements.

Bobcat Show Off Future Compact Construction Tech at CES 2024 Awards.

February 1, 2024

Bobcat Show Off Future Compact Construction Tech at CES 2024 Awards.

Awarded by CES in 2024 for industry innovation, Bobcat has pushed beyond their first all-electric track loader T7X at CES 2022. The S7X is powered by a Lithium-ion battery meaning the machine emits zero emissions which is great for indoor uses and low emissions.

New Hydraulic Systems & Attachments from Bobcat

January 25, 2024

New Hydraulic Systems & Attachments from Bobcat

Now available, upgraded Bobcat S650 and T650 hydraulic options as well as the new general-purpose bucket and light material buckets with strong practical improvements.

Westerra Equipment's Edmonton Location Now Open for Business

January 18, 2024

Westerra Equipment's Edmonton Location Now Open for Business

Our Edmonton location is officially open for business! As we lay down our roots in Alberta, we’re excited to extend our hundred-year legacy of comprehensive equipment solutions to the Edmonton community. Our specialized rental division, WE Rent, is also open and ready to meet the diverse needs of Alberta’s industries. Read on for the comprehensive offers we're bringing to Alberta.

This Ammann Roller Goes Beyond Just Roadbuilding & Construction…

January 16, 2024

This Ammann Roller Goes Beyond Just Roadbuilding & Construction…

When you think of Ammann Rollers, what comes to mind? Construction, roadbuilding, concrete work? While all of these are key use cases for Ammann equipment there’s often opportunities to think outside of the box about unique solutions using equipment like the one spotlighted in this article...

How Using a Shunt Truck Makes Moving Trailers Safe, Easy, and Efficient

January 15, 2024

How Using a Shunt Truck Makes Moving Trailers Safe, Easy, and Efficient

Using a shunt truck allows operators to quickly, safely attach and detach trailers safely, and move them short distances within your yard. Read this article to see how adding a shunt truck to your fleet could streamline your yard operations and benefit your business.

Revolutionized Efficiency in New Linde Updated H16 - H20 Series

January 11, 2024

Revolutionized Efficiency in New Linde Updated H16 - H20 Series

The new updated Linde 391 Series rises to the occasion for the most complicated challenges and is available in a wide range of capabilities and models. The series includes strong, fast, and precise power delivery with the famous Linde Hydrostatic Drive and Linde load control systems.

Starting 2024 Bobcat is Entering Material Handling & Other Industries

January 4, 2024

Starting 2024 Bobcat is Entering Material Handling & Other Industries

Shifting gears in 2024 Bobcat will be entering the material handling and portable power spaces with Doosan leaving after 50 years in industry. Find out all the details on what's changing and what will be staying the same with Westerra Equipment and one of Canada's most reputable and reliable brands.

8 Necessary Checks to Keep Your Heavy Equipment Up and Running This Winter

December 19, 2023

8 Necessary Checks to Keep Your Heavy Equipment Up and Running This Winter

Don’t let freezing temperatures impact you with costly downtimes or compromised safety. Here are 8 necessary checks recommended by our factory-trained service technicians to keep your equipment up and running. Simplify your winter maintenance with our expert team, and schedule winter maintenance today to ensure worry-free, reliable performance throughout the season.

2023 Blowout Sale on Electric Forklift Equipment!

November 6, 2023

2023 Blowout Sale on Electric Forklift Equipment!

Score an electrifying deal and save big with our end of year blowout sale. You could save up to $3,800 on new electric forklift equipment!

Rent or Buy this Winter? What's Best for Snowclearing

October 30, 2023

Rent or Buy this Winter? What's Best for Snowclearing

With winter steadfast approaching its key to be prepared for the change in weather that comes with. Tools like snow blowers, dumpers and other machines become important during this time, but you may find yourself without use for them outside of the frosty months ahead. This article can help you decide between renting or purchasing this winter season.

Great Deals in the Fraser Valley on Bobcat, Doosan and Ammann Equipment!

October 26, 2023

Great Deals in the Fraser Valley on Bobcat, Doosan and Ammann Equipment!

Bobcat, Doosan & Ammann have been trusted brands for construction, landscaping, agriculture, and various other industries to get tasks done. Here we have some of the best equipment from both on sale and available this winter season, once they’re gone that’s it!

Great Deals on Bobcat and Ammann Equipment Across Vancouver Island

October 25, 2023

Great Deals on Bobcat and Ammann Equipment Across Vancouver Island

Bobcat and Ammann have been trusted brands for construction as well as landscaping, agriculture, and various other industries to get tasks done. Here we have some of the best equipment from both on sale and available this winter season, once they’re gone that’s it!

Okanagan Blowout Sale on Key Equipment, Ready to be Delivered this Winter!

October 24, 2023

Okanagan Blowout Sale on Key Equipment, Ready to be Delivered this Winter!

Bobcat and Ammann have been trusted brands for construction as well as landscaping, agriculture, and various other industries to get tasks done. Here we have some of the best equipment from both on sale and available this winter season, once they’re gone that’s it!

Looking for a Vacuum Excavator that Best Fits Your Needs?

October 24, 2023

Looking for a Vacuum Excavator that Best Fits Your Needs?

Vacuum excavators come in all different shapes and sizes; Vermeer offers everything from the ECO25 which mounts to the rear bed of trucks to the new VX75 trailer vacuum and all the way up to the newly launched VXT600 truck. Due to the size and transportation differences there’s several advantages and disadvantages that come with each size and model. The best fit for you would depend on the workload you hope to complete. See below our recommendations on if you should go for a truck or a trailer for your next vacuum excavator from Vermeer!

DEVELON's Largest and Most Capable DD130 Dozer has arrived

October 18, 2023

DEVELON's Largest and Most Capable DD130 Dozer has arrived

With the DD130, the bar has been raised on what you can expect from a mid-size dozer, offering best-in-class horsepower and impressive tractive effort. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, this powerhouse is designed to meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

New DEVELON 7-Series Mini Excavators Now Available

October 4, 2023

New DEVELON 7-Series Mini Excavators Now Available

New mini excavator models have been announced to arrive in the North American market later this year with the DX42-7, DX62R-7 & DX63-7 updating the DEVELON line up bringing with them a host of features as standard.

Keeping Your Vermeer Equipment Healthy in The Winter Months

September 29, 2023

Keeping Your Vermeer Equipment Healthy in The Winter Months

With the months of winter quickly approaching, it’s important to prepare your machine for operation or hibernation over the cold months. Whether you plan to use your equipment or store it away for the colder months it’s important to take several actions to keep your equipment in good standing.

Westerra Equipment to Open New Location in Edmonton, Alberta this Fall

September 14, 2023

Westerra Equipment to Open New Location in Edmonton, Alberta this Fall

We’re thrilled to announce an exciting new chapter in Westerra Equipment’s journey as we expand our presence into the beautiful province of Alberta! This fall, we will be opening our doors in the Edmonton area, introducing our renowned equipment sales, rentals, and services to a new audience.

This development brings numerous opportunities for job seekers in Nisku as we look to build a talented team to support our growth.

Read more about our exciting new location here.

What to Know Before Purchasing a Stump Grinder & Cutter

September 6, 2023

What to Know Before Purchasing a Stump Grinder & Cutter

Dealing with the aftermath of tree removal can be a tedious process without the right equipment for the job. Several factors can impact whether the equipment you have is right or not for stump removal with key ones being the stump sizes, wood density, scale of the job and terrain conditions.

Konecranes E-VER Lift Trucks Gives You Eco-Efficient Features without Compromising on Power

August 11, 2023

Konecranes E-VER Lift Trucks Gives You Eco-Efficient Features without Compromising on Power

World class solutions for heavy handling applications with Konecranes Electric Lift Trucks. Engineered with the latest eco-efficient features, the Konecranes E-VER electric lift truck enhances operation productivity while simultaneously reducing energy consumption. Knock out large jobs at lower operating costs and zero emissions. We discuss the key features and benefits of this electric line up.

Vermeer's PTX Lineup Makes Plowing & Trenching Easier

June 26, 2023

Vermeer's PTX Lineup Makes Plowing & Trenching Easier

For plowing and trenching work in industries such as irrigation, landscaping, gas lines and more; The PTX line from Vermeer boasts a strong capability to meet your project’s demands. Easily install fiber optics, electrical, piping, and other services using this line up for the task. Built to tackle the harshest of weather and ground conditions, the PTX lineup allows you to work through seasons and tough job situations easily on tires or tracks to keep jobs moving forward.

DEVELON Transparent Bucket – A New Jobsite Safety Solution

April 25, 2023

DEVELON Transparent Bucket – A New Jobsite Safety Solution

What if wheel loader operators could actually see through a loaded bucket and detect unseen obstacles, as well as workers walking in front of the moving machine? DEVELON has made it happen with the Transparent Bucket. Come see what this cutting-edge technology is all about.

Introducing WE Rent - The New Name for Equipment Rentals

April 4, 2023

Introducing WE Rent - The New Name for Equipment Rentals

We are excited to announce that Westerra Equipment Rentals is now part of the WE Rent family. With eight locations to serve your rental needs, we have a stronger fleet of equipment rentals for you to choose from. Visit your local WE Rent location today for all your equipment rental requirements.

The Many Uses of Brush & Wood Chippers

March 9, 2023

The Many Uses of Brush & Wood Chippers

Brush and Wood Chippers are powerful machines that are primarily used to break down large pieces of wood and other organic materials into smaller, more manageable pieces. The advantages of this wood chipping machinery are numerous and diverse, making it an important tool for tree care specialists, farmers, and other professional industries who must deal with a bigger size or larger quantity of organic waste material.

Horizontal directional drilling improves sustainability on your job sites

February 28, 2023

Horizontal directional drilling improves sustainability on your job sites

Used in broadband, power, infrastructure replacement, and similar applications, a horizontal directional drill (HDD) makes laying utilities underground easy with little clean up required. Offering speed, simplicity, and low noise levels, an HDD digs under large obstacles and b-lines straight to your final destination. This innovative method makes this work quicker, more sustainable, and more cost-efficient. Learn more about how you can take your job to the next level with a high-performance Vermeer BC HDD.

Bobcat MT100 Key Features and Specifications

February 9, 2023

Bobcat MT100 Key Features and Specifications

See the features included in the Bobcat MT100 mini-track loader capable of lifting 1,000 lbs! Get through narrow spaces with ease and get jobs done with this nimble and versatile machine from Bobcat.

Zoom boom rental to keep your job moving

January 31, 2023

Zoom boom rental to keep your job moving

Offering premium brands such as JLG, JCB, and Bobcat Westerra Equipment has a wide selection of zoom boom rentals near you. Get a high-performance machine that is adaptable to many industries and applications. Learn more about our zoom booms and our services.

Rent Bobcat Equipment and Attachments With Westerra Equipment

January 24, 2023

Rent Bobcat Equipment and Attachments With Westerra Equipment

See how renting Bobcat equipment can make your tasks go quicker. Rent with Westerra Equipment to get the best equipment for the task.

Doosan rebrands as DEVELON as the future of innovative construction equipment

January 18, 2023

Doosan rebrands as DEVELON as the future of innovative construction equipment

The Doosan heavy construction equipment brand has officially evolved into DEVELON as of January 18, 2023. While externally the brand has changed their name and look, its core values and expertise stay true to providing the best-in-class equipment. Similarly, our team at Westerra Equipment will continue to provide you, our valued customers, with only the best and most reliable equipment. As we phase out the Doosan brand, we look forward to growing alongside DEVELON to bring you powerful and innovative machines.

A greener 2023 with Westerra Equipment

January 13, 2023

A greener 2023 with Westerra Equipment

Westerra Equipment has made a commitment to improve our corporate environmental sustainability. In 2022, we kicked off a few green initiatives to do our part in lessening our carbon footprint. Read about these projects and how we will continue to grow our sustainability.

Vermeer Tree Care Equipment: Wood Chipper, Stump Grinder, and more

January 4, 2023

Vermeer Tree Care Equipment: Wood Chipper, Stump Grinder, and more

Mini skid steers, wood chippers, and stump grinders are all essential machines for your tree care business. Get ahead and secure these machines early to book jobs at peak demand. When you buy Vermeer, you get industry leading, reliable equipment that will take your job performance above and beyond.

Bobcat E10e Electric Mini Excavator Features

November 29, 2022

Bobcat E10e Electric Mini Excavator Features

Are you ready to lessen your carbon footprint in your daily operations, and go electric with a mini excavator? Bobcat is launching their first electric mini excavator in 2023. And here are a couple of things you should know about this machine.

3 Electric Excavators to Hit the North American Market

November 29, 2022

3 Electric Excavators to Hit the North American Market

Bobcat and Doosan introduce their latest innovative electric equipment models the E10e, DX19E, and DX17ZE mini excavators. Doosan and Bobcat are stirring up the market again their all-new electric excavator models coming in 2023. Perfect for indoor demo, commercial construction, plumbing and electrical applications, these machines meet stricter emissions standards and significantly reduce jobsite noise.

Maximize Utility from Your Wheel Loader with These Attachments

November 24, 2022

Maximize Utility from Your Wheel Loader with These Attachments

See how you can make your wheel loader more efficient with the right tools and attachments. From heavy buckets to snow ploughs, get important tasks done with the correct tool for the job

Key Tips and Resources Before You Start Forklift Operations

November 23, 2022

Key Tips and Resources Before You Start Forklift Operations

See what training you need to do and what information you should know before you start your forklift journey.

Forklift Winter Maintenance Tips

November 18, 2022

Forklift Winter Maintenance Tips

For forklift operators and their equipment, winter can be a stressful time. Increased fuel consumption, added wear and tear from the environment, and potential safety risks during operation are all concerns in colder weather. Keep your forklift working safely and at peak performance this winter with proper maintenance.

How to operate an electric pallet truck

November 4, 2022

How to operate an electric pallet truck

Electric pallet jacks are a great upgrade from manual pallet jacks to move material across large facilities.. From general warehousing to retail and beverage job sites, this machine is a great fit for many tasks. But how do you use an electric pallet truck?

When to retire your forklift?

November 2, 2022

When to retire your forklift?

The decision to replace your forklift can have a direct and a positive impact on your operations as well as your bottom line. Here are the top six things to keep in mind when deciding to retire your forklift and buying a new one.

All New Innovative Electric Tandem Roller Enters North America

October 24, 2022

All New Innovative Electric Tandem Roller Enters North America

Work in noise-sensitive zones with confidence with the Ammann eARX26-2 electric tandem roller. Improve your worksite with zero emissions and impact your bottom line with fuel savings. Giving a powerful performance, all at a 46% lower noise levels than diesel counterparts, this machine is ideal for jobs in crowded areas, city centers, residential zones, and night work.

Get Safe and Efficient Brush Chipping With These Key Features From Vermeer

October 5, 2022

Get Safe and Efficient Brush Chipping With These Key Features From Vermeer

Smart features like EcoIdle and SmartFeed included in Vermeer brush chippers can help you complete your chipping needs effectively and efficiently while keeping operations safe. These unique features are included in all Vermeer brush chippers for your convenience.

Increase Workplace Safety with these Five Forklift Safety Tips

October 4, 2022

Increase Workplace Safety with these Five Forklift Safety Tips

It is no surprise that forklifts are dangerous machines. But they are often critical to the execution of many business operations. To fully utilize the added benefits a forklift offers to increase productivity, it is important to stay diligent with safety measures.

Quick Guide to Vermeer Trommel Screens

September 22, 2022

Quick Guide to Vermeer Trommel Screens

Are you handling waste and recycling management in your business? A trommel screen can help you efficiently separate materials to optimize your worksite operations. Westerra Equipment is a proud dealer of industry-leading Vermeer equipment. With decades worth of expertise in specialized tree care and recycling equipment, when you buy Vermeer, you get powerful and innovative performance.

The DX800LC-7 Excavator Boosts Productivity at a Lower Cost per Ton

August 31, 2022

The DX800LC-7 Excavator Boosts Productivity at a Lower Cost per Ton

From new cab features, greater efficiency with D-ECOPOWER, and improved performance features, the DX800LC-7 exceeds expectations. Ideal for heavy mining work and major construction applications, this large excavators offers an operating weight at 181,000 lbs. and a dig depth of 27’5”. Knock out your toughest jobs with this monster machine on your fleet.

When to Choose a Bobcat Toolcat vs a Bobcat Utility Vehicle

August 19, 2022

When to Choose a Bobcat Toolcat vs a Bobcat Utility Vehicle

What is the difference between a Bobcat Toolcat and a Bobcat Utility Vehicle? When should you choose one machine over the other, and what use case does each type of machine excel in?

Where to find the Year and Serial Number on a Bobcat?

August 18, 2022

Where to find the Year and Serial Number on a Bobcat?

When purchasing parts for a piece of Bobcat equipment, knowing the year, model, and serial number of the machine will help to ensure that you have the correct Bobcat part to keep your equipment running smoothly.

Business Examiner Magazine Covers Westerra Equipment's Vancouver Island Operations

July 28, 2022

Business Examiner Magazine Covers Westerra Equipment's Vancouver Island Operations

Read Business Examiner's story about how Westerra Equipment is helping Vancouver Island businesses tackle challenging jobs with its re-designed heavy equipment line-up.

Save Costs on Equipment Services when you Do Business with Westerra Equipment

July 26, 2022

Save Costs on Equipment Services when you Do Business with Westerra Equipment

Redeem discounts and rewards when you purchase machinery with our new customer rewards program, G.R.I.T. Advantage. Purchasing machinery is a serious decision. Our teams at Westerra Equipment are committed to providing the right equipment solutions to our valued customers and are continuously looking for ways to improve our customers’ experience. That being said, we are excited to announce the launch of our new customer rewards program: G.R.I.T. Advantage.

Walk Around the Terberg YT203EV Electric Shunt Truck

July 21, 2022

Walk Around the Terberg YT203EV Electric Shunt Truck

Go electric with a Terberg shunt truck vehicle. Follow our sister company, Williams Machinery's material handling sales representative, Carson as he talks about the Terberg YT203 Electric shunt truck's performance, safety, and savings.

A Quick Guide to Narrow Aisle Forklifts for Warehousing Application

July 18, 2022

A Quick Guide to Narrow Aisle Forklifts for Warehousing Application

In this blog, our experts share how narrow aisle forklifts can help you maximize the warehouse storage space while improving the efficiency and safety of your operations. We also breakdown the types of narrow aisle forklifts to help you determine which narrow aisle solution is most suited for you.

Quick tips for Maintaining Your Electric Forklift in Top Shape

June 29, 2022

Quick tips for Maintaining Your Electric Forklift in Top Shape

Quick maintenance tips from our service experts can help you keep your electric forklift in top shape and maximize workplace safety. In this article, we have also shared OSHA's daily checklist for performing operational checks on the electric industrial trucks.

How a Vacuum Excavator Works and its Top Benefits and Applications

June 21, 2022

How a Vacuum Excavator Works and its Top Benefits and Applications

In this quick guide to Vacuum Excavation, our experts talk about how it works, its applications, and benefits. They also share useful tips on how to select the right vacuum excavator for your needs.

When to Get a Compact Wheel Loader Instead of a Skid Steer Loader?

June 14, 2022

When to Get a Compact Wheel Loader Instead of a Skid Steer Loader?

Skid steer loaders have become the common choice for many applications because of their well-known versatility. While skid steers may be the jack of all trades, there are scenarios where they may not be the best option for the job. Compact wheel loaders are often overlooked but can provide huge benefits to your operations. We look at three reasons why a compact wheel loader may excel over a typical skid steer.

Guide to Choosing a Bobcat Tractor

May 31, 2022

Guide to Choosing a Bobcat Tractor

From mowing to maintaining livestock, the Bobcat Compact Tractor is designed to handle your daily landscaping and agricultural needs. With so many models available, choosing the right machine may not be a simple decision. We take a look at five main considerations that are crucial in understanding which machine is best for you.

Uses of Mini Excavator for Landscaping Applications

May 27, 2022

Uses of Mini Excavator for Landscaping Applications

Mini excavators can be a great machine to have in your fleet to tackle landscaping projects, thanks to their versatility and compactness. Read on to find out how this one equipment can help you accomplish digging, grading, hardscaping, and more.

Log Loader Forestry Machine

May 17, 2022

Log Loader Forestry Machine

Knock out challenging jobs in the timber industry with Doosan’s trusted log loaders. With three models to choose from, get a machine optimized to meet your operation needs and maximize productivity. We break down the key selling points of these machines and provide a side-by-side comparison of the log loader line-up.

When and How to Rent a Forklift?

May 17, 2022

When and How to Rent a Forklift?

Read this article to find out the top reasons for renting a forklift and things to consider while doing so, which includes things like your operational needs, personnel training, and dealership reputation.

Electric Skid Steer Loaders & Electric Excavators - The Future Is Electric for the Construction Machinery Market

May 13, 2022

Electric Skid Steer Loaders & Electric Excavators - The Future Is Electric for the Construction Machinery Market

Designed to stand along and compete with their traditional internal combustion counterparts, the electric construction machines are gaining popularity in the market. Along with net-zero carbon emissions, electric construction equipment also reduces noise levels and maintenance costs, while increasing operator comfort.

Horizontal Directional Drill vs Trencher- Which is the Right Equipment for You to Install Underground Utilities?

April 29, 2022

Horizontal Directional Drill vs Trencher- Which is the Right Equipment for You to Install Underground Utilities?

Having the right equipment for installing utilities is critical for the success of your business. In this article, our experts compare trenchers and horizontal directional drills on parameters like costs, site conditions, pipe size, and environmental impact to help you make an informed decision.

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April 25, 2022

Westerra Equipment's Commitment to Sustainability in 2022 and Beyond

Westerra Equipment is committed to having a net positive impact on the environment. Read-on to learn about our key sustainability initiatives in 2022 and beyond.

A Guide to Electric pallet Jacks

April 14, 2022

A Guide to Electric pallet Jacks

Electric pallet trucks are crucial material handling equipment across applications like manufacturing, grocery and delivery trucks, and warehousing. In this article, our experts talk in detail about electric pallet jack benefits, uses, types, training needs, and best practices.

Comparing Bobcat’s new electric machine to their diesel line-up

April 14, 2022

Comparing Bobcat’s new electric machine to their diesel line-up

Bobcat is making waves in the skid steer and compact track loader industry with their fully electric T7X compact track loader. Electric is the way of the future, and Bobcat pathing the way with their first all-electric T7X compact track loader. Backed by their industry-leading expertise in compact equipment, this machine has introduced the industry to a greener future. 

How to choose between Horizontal Grinder and Tub Grinder? (+ Electric Grinder Selection Tips)

March 30, 2022

How to choose between Horizontal Grinder and Tub Grinder? (+ Electric Grinder Selection Tips)

Choosing the right equipment for your grinding needs is critical for your success. Whether to select a horizontal grinder or a tub grinder, an electric option, or a diesel one depends on a lot of factors like incoming material type, jobsite conditions, maneuverability requirements, and end-use of the finished material. In this article, our experts talk about these critical factors to help you make an informed decision.

Your Quick Guide to Compact Track Loaders

March 4, 2022

Your Quick Guide to Compact Track Loaders

Finding the right machine for the job is not always an easy task. Our experts at Westerra Equipment are here to help lessen the pain with an FAQ on one of our popular equipment categories, the compact track loader.

How Shunt Trucks Offer Improved Safety and Productivity for Moving Trailers

February 22, 2022

How Shunt Trucks Offer Improved Safety and Productivity for Moving Trailers

In this article, experts at Westerra Equipment talk about shunting-the activity of moving trailers within a yard. They also explain how selecting the right equipment for shunting can have a significant impact on the overall productivity and safety of the yard operations. Read this post to know more about the benefits of selecting Shunt trucks over regular trucks for shunting.

Types of Heavy Equipment and Their Uses on Construction Sites

February 8, 2022

Types of Heavy Equipment and Their Uses on Construction Sites

No matter if you are working on a commercial, residential, or industrial project, having the right heavy equipment is crucial for top productivity. Westerra Equipment offers a wide variety of construction equipment from premium brands including Doosan, Ammann, Bobcat, and Vermeer.

Stump Grinder  FAQs including how it works, types, safety, and stump grinder rentals

February 1, 2022

Stump Grinder FAQs including how it works, types, safety, and stump grinder rentals

Removing tree stumps after cutting down a tree is critical to any tree care operation. Read on to find out about the different types of stump grinders, how to select the right one, stump grinder rentals and more.

Top 10 Equipment Trends for 2022

January 24, 2022

Top 10 Equipment Trends for 2022

Looking at the most popular equipment of 2021 and changes to purchasing behaviour here are some of the most popular pieces of machinery. From classic compact track loaders to innovative electric forklifts and new heavy machinery, these best-in-class equipment models are adaptable to more than one industry. Maximize your job site productivity by adding these powerful units to your fleet.

What You Need to Know About the Bobcat Backhoe Attachment

January 24, 2022

What You Need to Know About the Bobcat Backhoe Attachment

With the Bobcat Backhoe attachment, you can easily convert your Bobcat Loader into a powerful excavator when and where you need it. Compatible with common machines including the skid steer loader, track loader, and mini track loader, operators can quickly swap on this part-time attachment to knock out full-time excavating jobs with minimal downtime.

Electric Forklift FAQs related to Maintenance, Certification, Batteries and More

January 19, 2022

Electric Forklift FAQs related to Maintenance, Certification, Batteries and More

Get answers to your questions related to Electric forklifts. Our experts at Westerra Equipment answer queries related to electric forklifts types, benefits, applications, maintenance and safety, operator certifications, batteries, pricing and brands.

Develon Announces New DD100 Dozer to Heavy Equipment Lineup

December 15, 2021

Develon Announces New DD100 Dozer to Heavy Equipment Lineup

Develon is bringing it's expertise to a new heavy equipment category- the Dozers. The Develon DD100 Dozer is expected to become available in Q3 of 2022 in the North American Market. Here's a little sneak peak into what you can expect.

How to Select the Right Forklift for Your Brewery?

November 26, 2021

How to Select the Right Forklift for Your Brewery?

Here is a quick guide from our experts to help you select the right forklift for your brewery. We talk about the capacity, reach, equipment type and the actual physical layout of brewery among other things.

Join Westerra Equipment in Supporting the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund

November 24, 2021

Join Westerra Equipment in Supporting the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund

Thousands of people have been forced to evacuate their homes and are in immediate need of support. Westerra Equipment is dedicated to supporting businesses and families in our local communities.

Renting vs Buying a Skid Steer Loader (Plus Rental Checklist)

November 9, 2021

Renting vs Buying a Skid Steer Loader (Plus Rental Checklist)

Not sure whether you should buy or rent a skid steer? In this guide, we will help you make an informed decision. Also, get essential tips on how to rent a compact loader.

4 Advantages of a High Speed Grinder Over a Low Speed Shredder

November 5, 2021

4 Advantages of a High Speed Grinder Over a Low Speed Shredder

Machines Ideal for Green Waste and Recycling, Land Clearing, and Mulch Production Jobs. As these industries continue to grow and evolve, so too are the ways they process materials. Understanding the equipment available in the market is crucial to choosing the best equipment for your unique business needs.

Forklift Battery Sizing and Technology Guide (Lithium-ion vs Lead-acid)

October 29, 2021

Forklift Battery Sizing and Technology Guide (Lithium-ion vs Lead-acid)

Forklift Batteries are a vital investment which can have a direct impact on your business performance and bottom-line. Here's is the guide to help you in choosing the right battery technology (lead-acid vs lithium-ion) and in determining the right battery size.

How to Properly Prepare Your Equipment for Winter

October 22, 2021

How to Properly Prepare Your Equipment for Winter

Are you ready for the snow? Save yourself time and future headaches of equipment downtime and start preparing for winter early.

Used Skid Steer Buying Guide (Plus Inspection Checklist)

September 22, 2021

Used Skid Steer Buying Guide (Plus Inspection Checklist)

It may seem like a daunting task to find a used skid steer that is in good condition and matches your needs perfectly. This guide covers tips from experts at Westerra Equipment on how to evaluate a used skid steer, how to budget for it, and a downloadable checklist for physical inspection.

7 Tips to Prepare your Heavy Equipment for Winter

August 27, 2021

7 Tips to Prepare your Heavy Equipment for Winter

Avoid unscheduled downtime and get your fleet ready for colder temperatures in advance.

Which Zero Turn Mower Should You Buy?

August 5, 2021

Which Zero Turn Mower Should You Buy?

Leader of compact construction equipment, Bobcat, has expanded into the world of turf.

Linde Launches a New Generation of Innovative Counterbalanced Forklift Trucks

July 13, 2021

Linde Launches a New Generation of Innovative Counterbalanced Forklift Trucks

Linde is back with a new generation of counterbalance forklifts. Built with the operator’s needs in mind, these machines will help you excel productivity while being more sustainable on the job.

Terberg’s Electric Yard Tractors Help Improve On-Site Safety and Productivity

June 22, 2021

Terberg’s Electric Yard Tractors Help Improve On-Site Safety and Productivity

Keep your road trucks on the street and increase efficiency by adding a shunt truck to your fleet. If you find yourself frequently jockeying trailers across the yard, it could be time to invest in a truck specifically designed for this role. Maximize your worker safety and productivity with Terberg’s electric and robust yard tractor to reap the benefits of impressive performance and cost savings.

What is the Difference Between an Order Picker and a Reach Truck?

June 22, 2021

What is the Difference Between an Order Picker and a Reach Truck?

Forklifts have evolved and segregated into innovative machines that specialize in a task. The OSHA has categorized seven different classes of forklifts to define the types of equipment. While this can be helpful, customers can still be confused on when certain forklift models should be used.

Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying your Next Brush Chipper

June 9, 2021

Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying your Next Brush Chipper

Invest in the Right Brush Chipper to Maximize your Uptime. Whether you are purchasing a brush chipper to expand your services or just upgrading your fleet, Westerra Equipment put together a quick guide of six questions to help get you started.

Find Out Which Articulated Loader Best Matches Your Jobsite Needs

June 1, 2021

Find Out Which Articulated Loader Best Matches Your Jobsite Needs

Having the right equipment is crucial to achieving maximum uptime. Articulated loaders have disrupted the landscaping industry, quickly rising to be the popular choice. It can perform heavy duty tasks in tight areas and over tall obstructions, helping landscapers work efficiently with less fatigue.

7 Benefits of Renting a Bobcat Excavator for your Construction Project

May 12, 2021

7 Benefits of Renting a Bobcat Excavator for your Construction Project

Crucial for any construction project, our dealerships are stocked with of compact and large excavators to improve your productivity and impact your bottom line. Save on costs and see how else rented equipment can benefit you.

Sneak Peak of the Develon-7 Wheel Loader’s New and Improved Features

May 12, 2021

Sneak Peak of the Develon-7 Wheel Loader’s New and Improved Features

Develon is once again raising the industry’s bar. Known for their reliable and durable equipment, their 7-Series Wheel Loaders are no exception.

Linde’s Autonomous Forklifts can help Minimize Downtime

April 9, 2021

Linde’s Autonomous Forklifts can help Minimize Downtime

Step towards the future with Linde’s autonomous MATIC truck series. Equipped with the latest technology, these machines are built with Linde’s proven history in superior performance and durability.

Renting or Buying an Excavator for Your Infrastructure Project

March 12, 2021

Renting or Buying an Excavator for Your Infrastructure Project

Infrastructure projects demand durable and powerful equipment. Whether you are working in road construction or waste management, having the right equipment will be a key driver in achieving higher quality and efficiency. And often, a machine as versatile as an excavator is essential to tackle this demanding work.

Choose Clark Forklifts For Your Outdoor Landscaping Jobs

March 12, 2021

Choose Clark Forklifts For Your Outdoor Landscaping Jobs

As you begin planning your spring season landscaping projects, consider a forklift to achieve greater power and productivity when transporting materials. Here is how Clark forklift products can meet your landscaping needs.

Conquer Infrastructure Jobs with Develon Equipment

March 9, 2021

Conquer Infrastructure Jobs with Develon Equipment

When it comes to large and complex infrastructure projects, dependable construction equipment will be key to maximizing productivity. Each project is unique in size and scope, but given Develon’s wide selection, you will surely find one that matches your needs.

Breeze Through Your Landscaping Projects with Bobcat Equipment from Westerra Equipment

February 5, 2021

Breeze Through Your Landscaping Projects with Bobcat Equipment from Westerra Equipment

Stop choosing between size or power and achieve high performance in Bobcat’s compact equipment. From small residential yards to large commercial jobsites, choose Bobcat Equipment to maximize productivity in your landscaping jobs

Westerra Equipment Exhibiting at the Pacific Agriculture 2021 Show – Virtual Edition

January 25, 2021

Westerra Equipment Exhibiting at the Pacific Agriculture 2021 Show – Virtual Edition

Westerra Equipment is proud to be virtually exhibiting at the Annual Pacific Agriculture (PacAg) Show 2021 Virtual Edition from January 28-30th.

10 Must Have Skidsteer Attachments

January 21, 2021

10 Must Have Skidsteer Attachments

Solve your agriculture needs with versatile attachments to get the job done. Check out these top 10 Bobcat attachments for the agriculture industry.

Signs that You Should Upgrade Your Compact Tractor

January 21, 2021

Signs that You Should Upgrade Your Compact Tractor

It can be hard to pull the trigger and part ways with your trusty compact tractor. But are you starting to second guess your equipment’s performance? Here are seven signs that you should upgrade your compact tractor:

Top 3 Compact Equipment of 2020

January 21, 2021

Top 3 Compact Equipment of 2020

Check out the best selling compact equipment of 2020. Advantages like improved maneuverability, lower fuel costs, easier operation, and greater versatility are just some of the reasons why these machines have become crowd favourites.

Top 5 Snow Removal Attachments for Your Loader

August 30, 2020

Top 5 Snow Removal Attachments for Your Loader

Snow can present a list of challenges to businesses during the winter. Snow removal can become costly and time-consuming without the right attachments for your equipment. From snow buckets to snow plows, it’s hard to know which attachment will work best for the job.