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company profile

company profile

The McDowell group of companies is a privately held Canadian company founded by Bernard McDowell in 1968.It's head office located in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. We specialize in Heavy Construction & Mining Equipment. McDowell offers one of the biggest rental fleets in the Construction Industries as the Link-Belt Dealer, Bobcat Dealer, Ammann Dealer, Eager Beaver Trailer Dealer.

Our underground equipment department offers brand new equipment from: Our Driftech company which manufacturers shotecrete machines, scissorlifts, anfo loaders, personnel carriers.We can also offer fully re-manufactured or reconditioned equipment at significant savings from new for our customers with fast delivery times.

Driftech rental fleet consists of underground loaders yd to 10 yd, underground haul trucks from 7 ton to 40 ton, low profile Motor Graders, jumbo drills with one, two or three booms with various configurations.

Our service departments includes field service and in house service of 67500 sq ft of service bays with Engine rebuilding shop and engine dynomometer testing, Transmission rebuilding shop with transmission pressure check test bench, Fabrication shop consists of numerous welding machines with Bortech Welder machines, align boring machines, portable align boring machines, plate cutting tables, lathe machines, milling tables and cylinder rebuilding bench.

Our service technicians consist of licensed mechanics, certified electricians, certified welders and most engineering is done in house with us also working very closely with numerous engineering firms depending on the scope of engineering.

In Our Electrical department, we design and manufacturer our own electrical schematics and sealed wiring harnesses with our dashes. When machines leave our work shops they are tested on site for a minimum of 6 hours with pressure checks and cycle times adjusted and recorded so when the equipment arrives onsite it is ready for work.

Our parts department can offer new parts, rebuilt engines, transmissions, and axles.We offer exchange service for hydraulic cylinders and hydraulic pumps and motors. We have also dismantled over 1000 machines for reconditioned and used parts. If we don't have your parts in stock, we will get them for you.

Equipment Purchasing With our global network of clients, we provide an excellent consignment service. Let us browse through your surplus equipment yard and we will pay cash for your used equipment of any age and condition, or sell it for you.

Our professional staff has combined hundreds of years of experience in the heavy equipment business. We can solve your equipment needs and problems with our experience. We strive to ensure success for our customers. We have welcomed customers to visit our facilities from around the world and we invite you, our customer to see for yourself. Please check our web site at to get an idea of just how our inventory can help you.

So whether you need to budget, rent, or sell heavy equipment give McDowell a call at + 1 705-566-8190 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for fast, courteous service.

construction & mining vector fleet management

construction & mining vector fleet management

Vector Fleet Management has extensive fleet maintenance experience that can benefit your construction and mining operations (above or below ground). Whether we utilize a captive shop or supplement with our mobile service truck fleet, all of our efforts are geared towards maximizing equipment availability and minimizing maintenance costs. We have developed unique pricing programs specifically geared toward these industries. Our cost structuring allows us to provide transparency for our clients into all the associated fleet maintenance costs.

We are a leader in mining and construction fleet maintenance due to our ability to fully integrate our methodology and approach with the dynamic and extensive operations which exist in most construction and mining sites. This means we are fully integrated into the ingoing production schedules and are able to adjust our maintenance program to reduce downtime and improve overall site productivity.

Another cost savings benefit of outsourcing your fleet maintenance services with Vector Fleet Management is the in-sourcing of many activities that may be currently sub-contracted at great expense. Some examples of this may be undercarriage management/maintenance/repair, blade and bucket maintenance and repairs and more extensive light and heavy duty system repairs and diagnostics. Our staff is trained in the specific disciplines required to reduce the use of OEM and other 3rdparty vendors.

Our solution is comprehensive while respecting the cost objectives every operation must meet. Our approach to these operations enable us to conserve costs, maintain flexibility and productivity to meet all performance objectives. Our mining and construction fleet services solutions include:

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