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Equipment dealer chain Rocky Mountain to go private

Publicly traded CNH dealer's top brass make offer

Canada’s biggest farm equipment dealership chain has made a deal to take itself private after almost 13 years on the TSX. Rocky Mountain Dealerships (RME) announced Monday it has an agreement in place with a numbered Alberta company controlled by CEO Garrett Ganden and board chairman Matthew Campbell, for 100 per cent of RME at […] Read more

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Canadian Tractor Museum holding first fundraiser in June

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Canadian Tractor Museum is getting a funding boost from a major ag equipment dealer — and Albertans will have a chance to contribute, too. The museum, which opened in 2002 in Westlock, has 90 restored tractors, 30 stationary engines, and hundreds of toy tractors for kids. “A landmark for vintage tractor collectors from all […] Read more


Finding the weak spots in used sprayers

Whether you’re looking at buying a used sprayer or handling maintenance on your own machine, knowing where to look for common problems will speed up the inspection process and help ensure you’re not surprised with a big repair bill later on, along with unexpected downtime. So where do you start looking for trouble? To find[...]
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Manitoba Case dealerships to join Rocky Mountain chain

Predicting a “challenging environment” ahead for revenue growth as crop prices slip, Case IH dealership mega-chain Rocky Mountain Equipment is set to expand further into Manitoba. Calgary-based RME on Tuesday announced its fourth-quarter and year-end results plus a deal to buy southern Manitoba dealership chain Chabot Implements for $6.8 million. Family-owned Chabot includes dealerships at[...]
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