Oct 01, 2019
Genie: Approved Material Handling Attachments for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
Genie: Approved Material Handling Attachments for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms At Genie, we receive calls on a regular basis from jobsite supervisors and contractors regarding operators wanting to use homemade attachments on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and/or using MEWPs to ...
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Mar 21, 2019
Be Prepared, Be Safe! MOL Safe At Work Ontario; Slips, trips and falls initiative.
MOL Safe at Work Ontario; Slips, trips and falls initiative: March 18th - July 12th 2019 From the Ministry, March 2019. The ministry is holding an initiative which focuses on slips, trips and falls in the workplace. Phase 1 of the initiative is a compliance support and awareness camp...
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Mar 15, 2019
Innovative New Product Alert
Introducing... Extend Manufacturing's EM30 Portable Scissorlift. This innovative product is compatible with a variety of UTV's, which can be converted from having a cargo box to a portable scissorlift in a matter of minutes. It features outriggers for stability on unstable or uneven ground, up to...
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Mar 13, 2019
Service Technician Tim Weisflock Earns ALI Lift Inspection Certification
We are proud to announce that one of our own mobile service technicians, Tim Weisflock has been recognized by the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) as a certified lifting device inspector, and going forward, will be able to inspect all automotive lifts installed by Equipment World, as well as those...
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Mar 07, 2019
Bobcat introduces it's comprehensive compact tractor lineup and it's impressive!
INTRODUCING THE NEW BOBCAT COMPACT TRACTOR LINEUP Bobcat Company offers a comprehensive 15-model lineup with transmission variations, numerous attachment offerings and even subcompact models.   TRACTOR DETAILS 15 models Multiple transmission types Gross horsepower ra...
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Feb 18, 2019
Equipment World at the 2019 ARA show
Equipment World at the 2019 ARA Show - Anaheim,  California Equipment World Rentals and Tents & Events had a blast at the 2019 ARA show in Anaheim California this year.   This was our 2nd year attending this show, what an awesome experience.   They were an eager crew ready to gain so...
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Jul 10, 2018
TEAM EWI Rides Again!
This past weekend, Equipment World participated in the Thunder Bay Ride for Dad fundraiser in support of prostate cancer research at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center.  We are proud to announce our TEAM was awarded top fundraiser with a total amount collected of $10,600.  It was a g...
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Jun 11, 2018
New Website for Equipment World Tents & Events
We have learned a lot this past year and are excited to introduce our Tents & Events Rentals department website.    Long have we laboured over cataloging our massive inventory to make it accessible to you now!   Quickly and easily find what you need through our efficiently designe...
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May 01, 2017
New Rentals Location on Roland St
Lyle Knudsen, President of Equipment World Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of A to Z Rentals to their industrial and residential rental products division. “This acquisition will create an improved one stop shopping experience and strengthen Equipment World’s position as Northe...
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May 11, 2016
Tips For Forklift Operators
A Toyota blog had special guest Tom Reddon write an article for them. Tom Reddon is a forklift specialist and blog manager for the National Forklift Exchange. He also sits on the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) Executive Dialogue team. The article is entitled 5 Tips F...
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Jan 18, 2016
MOL Blitz: Safe Operation of Machinery
MOL Blitz: Safe Operation of Machinery January 18 - February 26, 2016 The Ministry of Labour is starting their first blitz of the year, focusing primarily on machine guarding and lockouts. There will also be a focus on internal responsibility systems, electrical hazards & activities ass...
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Aug 04, 2015
Celebrating 25 Years With The SCA
Celebrating 25 Years With The SCA   The Sudbury Construction Association's (SCA) 2015 Annual General Membership Meeting was earlier this month and was held in the Cambrian College's Student Center. The night was all about celebrating how far the SCA has come, the strides fo...
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Jul 01, 2015
New CSA Lift Truck Standards
New CSA Lift Truck Standards Employers now have a new tool for ensuring safe lift truck operation, thanks to the CSA B335-15 Safety standard for lift trucks. This comprehensive document covers the key elements of a lift truck safety program, including operator training, and the qualifications ...
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May 20, 2015
Young and New Worker Blitz
Young and New Worker Blitz For the last few months, The Ministry of Labour inspectors have been conducting an enforcement blitz focusing on young workers aged 14-24 years, and new or reassigned workers on the job for less than six months. New workers are three times more likely to be injured d...
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Sep 18, 2014
Material Handling Blitz
Material Handling Blitz   Starting in September, for the next 6-weeks, the Ministry of Labour will be conducting a Material Handling Blitz. Material handling hazards can lead to very serious worker injuries and even death. Workers are at risk of back i...
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May 16, 2019
Equipment World Sponsored Bowling Team Brings Home the Bronze
We would like to congratulate Equipment World employee Justin Ford and his teammates, who recently placed third at the interprovincial bowling championship in Saskatoon. After taking home the gold at the provincial level, the team representing Thunder Bay was happy just to be attending the interp...
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Jun 21, 2017
Ride For Dad 2017
Ride For Dad 2017 Our Equipment World Team was out on Saturday June 17th supporting the Motorcycle Ride For Dad. This event is held every year in support of Prostate Cancer Care through the Northern Cancer Fund. 100% of the proceeds stay in Northwestern Ontario to fight prostate cancer through...
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Sep 09, 2015
Terrace Bay Dragfest 2015
Terrace Bay Dragfest 2015   Hear the Roar by the Shore (Race Results)      With the smell of burnt rubber thick in the air, over 200 racers battled their way to the winner's podium this past weekend. Doug Belanger, Reliability Manager at Resolute Sawmill, represented EWI at this year's...
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Jul 21, 2015
New Addition To The Racing Family
New Addition To The Racing Family Equipment World has a long standing history of supporting racing teams and is proud to welcome MotoCross Superstar Devon Watson to the EWI Racing Family! Devon, age 7, has been racing in the Moto Cross scene for almost 2 years with the s...
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Jun 25, 2015
EWI Charity BBQ 2015
EWI Charity BBQ 2015   On Thursday, June 25th, 2015, Equipment World hosted its annual Charity BBQ, in Thunder Bay, in support of the Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services. We were able to put on one of our most successful barbecues and raise over $2,000 in 2 hours! None of this would have b...
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Dec 25, 2014
Ugly Sweaters 2014
Ugly Sweaters 2014 The team at Equipment World in Thunder Bay had a little extra Holiday Spirit this year and decided to host its First (Annual) Ugly Sweater Competition! Below are Sweater Entries... Voting happened December 23, 2014 between 11am-3pm.  Votes via Facebook Poll / FB Likes / W...
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Dec 23, 2014
News BowTie Raffle 2014
News BowTie Raffle 2014 Equipment World sports a Bowtie in support of Our Kids Count Start the New Year off with the ultimate automobile bundle!  Equipment World is proud to be a sponsor of the Bowtie Raffle Draw. There are only 10,000 tickets available and can be purc...
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Dec 10, 2014
Light up the Spirit of Giving
Light up the Spirit of Giving Equipment World is proud to sponsor this years Light Up The Spirit Of Giving. The Sudbury Food Bank is celebrating Christmas while helping support families in need by raising $5 donations in the 'Light Up the Spirit of Giving' Christmas tree...
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Nov 03, 2014
Sudbury Christmas Parade
Sudbury Christmas Parade   Equipment World in Sudbury is excited to be part of this years Christmas Parade. This years parade will be held on Saturday November 22nd, 2014. The Parade begins at the intersection of Notre Dame Ave and St. Anne's Road and conclud...
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Sep 19, 2014
19TH Annual Bushplane Days Festival
19TH Annual Bushplane Days Festival The Canadian Bush Plane Heritage Centre held its annual Bush Plane Days Festival on September 20 & 21, 2014 at the Sault Ste. Marie waterfront.The festival saw an increase in attendance from the previous year. There was live entertainment all weekend, mo...
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Sep 15, 2014
Spudsbury Potato Festival
Spudsbury Potato Festival  The first ever Spudsbury Potato Festival took place on September 13, 2014 and was a huge hit. The Human Leauge Assosiation raised $1,400 in dontations alone for the League's breakfast and sports subsidy programs for children. Notable activities for the day included a...
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Sep 02, 2014
Dubreuilville 13th Annual Strong Man Competition
Dubreuilville 13th Annual Strong Man Competition   Equipement World is proud to sponsor the 13th Annual Dubreuilville Strong Man Competition. The events for this three day event include: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5TH , 2014 The Polar Bear Strongman Junior – 7 p.m....
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Aug 01, 2014
Equipment World Sponsors Motors & Muscles 2014
Equipment World Sponsors Motors & Muscles 2014 EQUIPMENT WORLD SPONSORS BIKER GAMES AT MOTORS & MUSCLES 2014 IN THUNDER BAY   Equipment World is proud to, once again, be involved in the Motors & Muscles event in support of Our Kids Count at this ...
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Jun 03, 2014
Wacker Neuson Roadshow Recap
and the Winners Are... view the Wacker Neuson Equipment Day Winners  The Wacker Neuson Roadshow and Equipment Day on July 16, 2013 was a BIG Success!  Thanks to everyone who participated and attended in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Click to view our video slide show - You Tube... We Will ROCK ...
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May 04, 2014
Wacker Neuson Roadshow Event Sudbury 2014
Wacker Neuson Roadshow Event Sudbury 2014 Equipment World presents the Wacker Neuson Roadshow event in Sudbury, Ontario! Click flyer below to PRINT your invitation NOW EQUIPMENT WORLD WACKER NEUSON ROAD SHOW Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 Time: 11:00am-6:00pm Place: Equipment...
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