News & Blog

Join JJE at the 2018 WWETT Show Feb 22-24 in Indianapolis to see how Vactor is changing the game in weight capacities for full-size vacuum excavators.  Along with FS Solutions Group, Jetstream, Vactor, Guzzler, and Westech, the JJE team will be at booth #5050.  Come by...

The Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) Supplier Award is being established this year to recognize a public works supplier that exemplifies support of the industry and organization. Joe Johnson Equipment is the recipient of the inaugural OPWA Supplier Award.  JJE is Canada’s largest infrastructure-maintenance company, and...

Reprinted With Permission From Equipment Journal  The Next Generation HXX was unveiled in October, at the 2017 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) Show in Louisville, Ky. “The new HXX concept showcases our latest design thinking in terms of improvements in payload capacity, weight distribution, operation...

by Ben Schmitt, Product Manager with Vactor Manufacturing Printed With Permission from CUI When cold weather conditions set in, regular maintenance and a heightened awareness of how to keep vacuum excavation equipment operating properly is required to avoid costly repair expenses. In the oil and gas market alone,...

Another successful year of fundraising complete - thank you to everyone who supported this year's Charity of Choice! JJE presented the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children with $6275! The Seasons Centre for Grieving Children provides peer to peer support programs, in a safe home-like atmosphere for children,...

In a recent case study, the De-OX Ice Making System, single-handedly reduced a facility’s greatest arena expenses: hydro and natural gas costs. The study shows a facility utilizing the De-Ox could see a “natural gas bill cut in half”. An innovative technology, the De-OX is a complete...

Reprinted from Vactor Manufacturing Vactor, the industry leader in vacuum excavators and sewer and catch basin cleaners, has unveiled the successor to the legendary Vactor HXX® vacuum excavator at the 2017 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) Show October 3-5, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. The...

Job site accidents are preventable.  Proper training, awareness of surroundings, using the right equipment and PPE, Operator safety should be top of mind. Training: Only trained personnel should setup, operate, or maintain equipment Surroundings: Place barricades or shields with warning signs or use barricade tape around the...