• BCIT Business Internships Help Build a Fresh, Savvy and Young Workforce

    Jun 13, 2017
    Leavitt Machinery is proud to give students and recent grads the opportunity to utilize their skills in a workplace setting through our internship program! Internships are a great way for students to get to know a business, hone their skills, and make connections.
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  • Don’t Miss Out on the 2017 Canada North Resources Expo!

    May 25, 2017
    The Canada North Resources Expo is a showcase of the resource sector's leading companies and products. Come visit Leavitt Machinery at booth OS-58 in the North Lot!
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  • The 60th Annual Knox Mountain Hill Climb is Almost Here!

    May 15, 2017
    The Leavitt Machinery Knox Mountain Hill Climb kicks off this May 20th-21st in Kelowna and we are proud to be the title sponsor! Come out to this family-friendly event for car enthusiasts and watch cars and drivers be tested on this 3.5 km vertical climb course.
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  • The 45th Annual Fort St. John Trade Show Welcomes Spring

    Apr 07, 2017
    The 45th annual Fort St. John Trade Show is happening this weekend! Attracting more than 15,000 attendees, the show offers something for everyone and Leavitt Machinery is exhibiting at booth #136 and #137!
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  • Leavitt Machinery is Proud to Support the Heavy Metal Rocks Youth Program

    Apr 05, 2017
    The 9th annual Heavy Metal Rocks program kicks off this week and Leavitt Machinery is proud to be one of the many companies supporting the next generation of heavy equipment operators. This Kamloops-based youth program provides grade 11 and 12 students with an opportunity....
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  • COFI Comes to the Vancouver Convention Centre

    Apr 04, 2017
    From April 5th-7th, 2017, industry and government leaders from across British Columbia will gather in Vancouver to discuss the key issues and opportunities facing the BC forest industry today and into the future.
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  • What Are Your Options For Service? Part One

    Mar 22, 2017
    When it comes to service, there are several options for you to choose from, such as providers, types of service, service contracts and internal servicing. So how do you decide?
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  • Cargo Logistics Canada is Happening this February 8th and 9th!

    Feb 02, 2017
    North America's only multimodal exhibition and conference is happening this February, from the 8th to the 9th at the Vancouver Convention Centre! Leavitt Machinery will be exhibiting at booth 805. To attend the show for free, use the code: LEAVITT
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  • The 19th Annual Pacific Agriculture Show is Here!

    Jan 25, 2017
    The Pacific Agricultural Show in Abbotsford, British Columbia, will showcase the latest and most innovative equipment and technology in the agricultural industry. Come see our Leavitt Machinery representatives and the Manitou MLT 625 at Booth 1256!
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  • Leavitt Machinery Hydraulics Learning Lab Launches at BCIT

    Aug 02, 2016
    The Leavitt Machinery Hydraulics Learning Lab at the BCIT Motive Power Centre for Excellence was officially named at a recent event attended by Leavitt Machinery senior representatives Todd Cullum, John Mutis, and Mike Leavitt.
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  • OSHA's 2015 Top Ten Safety Violations

    Jun 06, 2016
    OSHA has announced its top ten most cited work place safety violations and we have the complete list. Visit our blog to learn more and check out our free training tool that helps you to identify training opportunities.
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  • 5 Ways You Can Reduce the Risk of Forklift Accidents

    May 27, 2016
    Sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association, National Forklift Safety Day highlights the importance of safe forklift operation and operator training. The National Safety Council states that forklifts, the most common type of powered industrial truck, are involved in 70% of industrial accidents.
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  • Deliver Anything, Anywhere

    May 24, 2016
    Manitou’s Truck Mounted Forklift (TMT) Series is a portable, rough terrain forklift that combines the best features of three very different machines. With the extended reach of a telehandler, the compact size of a forklift and the maneuverability of a sideloader, this machine enables you to deliver anything, anywhere.
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  • 3 Reasons Why Businesses are Considering Electric Pallet Jacks

    May 24, 2016
    Progressive companies are looking for innovative materials handling solutions that increase productivity and reduce operating costs. More and more, decision makers have started to consider electric pallet jacks, like the Jungheinrich EJE120 for their reliability, versatility and reduced operating costs.
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  • Knox Mountain Hill Climb

    May 02, 2016
    The longest annual paved hillclimb in North America, the Knox Mountain Hill Climb has been attracting top drivers looking for a high speed challenge. For over 50 years drivers have navigated the 2.2 miles/3.5 km long run on Knox Mountain Park Road in Kelowna, BC.
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  • Heavy Metal Rocks Project

    Apr 25, 2016
    Leavitt Machinery participated in the School District No. 73 Heavy Metal Rocks Project in Kamloops on April 13th-16th. This program helps students explore the wide variety of career choices available in the construction and heavy equipment operating sector.
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  • 3 Ways Electric Forklifts are Changing the Industry

    Apr 18, 2016
    As the cost of fossil fuels and carbon taxes rise, forklift manufacturers are aggressively looking for ways to reduce emissions while customers continue to work to reduce their carbon foot print. The answer came in the form of high capacity electric forklifts with pneumatic chassis that could weather continued exposure to the elements.
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  • What is COFI and Why You Need to Attend

    Mar 29, 2016
    Whether you are actively involved in the forestry industry or looking to learn more about it, you should attend the 2016 COFI Convention on April 6th - 9th in Kelowna, BC. The convention features a number of thought-provoking panels and speakers discussing the issues that matter for BC’s forest industry. Learn more...
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  • 3 Reasons Why Every Farmer Should Own a Telehandler

    Mar 09, 2016
    These days, most of us find ourselves at some point searching for different ways to complete a task that could potentially be done in a faster, more productive manner. You might be thinking “why fix something that isn’t broke?” and I don’t blame you for thinking that way. That being said, Steve Jobs didn’t re-create the cell phone by not challenging something that “wasn’t broke”. We are constantly searching for ways to be more productive and complete tasks quicker whether it’s in our day-to-day tasks or even a task at work.
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  • Choosing your Sweeper or Scrubber

    Feb 11, 2016
    Now that you have identified whether your facility needs to sweep, scrub or sweep and scrub, the next step is to determine the size and mode of equipment you need – the sweep path width and whether you need a walk-behind or ride-on machine. Read more...
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