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Today Joe Johnson Equipment attended the annual flag raising for Dig Safe Canada at City Hall in Barrie, Ontario. JJE is a strong supporter and provider of No Dig technology and alternative solutions, that when used in coordination with locates can reduce the risk of...

In coordination with Dig Safe month, safety on the job site is key. Preventative actions are crucial to operator and job site safety. By knowing the way in which the human body reacts to an emergency, we are able to input measures that protect and...

Street sweepers do much more than just keep streets clean and nice to look at. When leveraged properly, and at their optimal efficiency, street sweepers are an effective water pollution control method for urban areas and a crucial part of street and sewer maintenance efforts. There...

Hydrovacs were developed in a number of different applications simultaneously - ranging from the oil and gas industry, where they were intended to work off-road and usually on leased roads, to the mining and utility markets. Weight was not a factor, but the ability to...

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,...