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Dewberry Names Wilson Operating Unit Manager for Florida and Southern Alabama

ORLANDO, FL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Cliff Wilson, PE, has been named Operating Unit Manager over the firm’s Florida and Southern Alabama offices. The firm has offices as far south as Sarasota and as far north as Jacksonville and Pensacola, Florida. Wilson …

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Long Joins VHB as Senior Transportation Engineering Manager

ORLANDO, FL — VHB expands their transportation management, design, and operations team in the southeast with the addition of Todd Long as Senior Transportation Engineering Manager in Orlando. Long's insight on complex transportation projects for federal, state, and local governments will be instrumental in helping communities increase capacity and make …

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Terex Utilities Promotes Cammisa to Senior Director of Services

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Utilities announces that Nick Cammisa has been promoted to Senior Director of Services, and will now lead the Terex Services team.

“Nick brings well-rounded experience to his role as Senior Director of Services from branch management, sales, and strategic account management, and is positioned to lead …

RS&H Hires Nicol as Chief Strategy Officer

JACKSONVILLE, FL — RS&H announces that Bryan Nicol has joined the national architecture, engineering, and consulting (AEC) firm as Chief Strategy Officer. Nicol will lead the development and execution of the firm’s strategic initiatives, short- and long-term growth objectives, and new business and expansion opportunities, working closely with RS&H’s senior …

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Schwabacher Named Design Principal in HOK’s Washington, D.C., Tampa, and Miami Studios

WASHINGTON, D.C. — HOK promotes Roger Schwabacher, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, to Design Principal in its Washington, D.C., Tampa, and Miami studios. He takes over in Washington, D.C., for Bill Hellmuth, FAIA, LEED AP, who recently announced that he will retire in April 2023. In addition to his …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Ring Power Corporation
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HNTB Names Nuevo as South Florida Office Leader

MIAMI, FL — Mario Nuevo, PE, has been named as Vice President and South Florida Office Leader for HNTB Corporation. Based in Miami, Nuevo brings multiple decades of engineering, construction, and infrastructure consulting experience to the firm. His leadership will help address South Florida’s growing mobility needs by delivering …

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Kinchen Named National Construction Director for Water Projects at Burns & McDonnell

KANSAS CITY, MO — Dave Kinchen has been named National Director of Construction for Burns & McDonnell water projects. He will have overall responsibility for strategic positioning and growth of water construction projects throughout all 50 U.S. states.

Kinchen has nearly 35 years of experience working for self-perform national and …

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Barton Malow Builders Announces Arndt as Tampa Construction Market Leader

TAMPA, FL — Barton Malow Builders appoints Larry Arndt as Senior Director to lead the firm’s growing Tampa office, which recently relocated to a new space in the Westshore District. A 30-year veteran of the design and construction industry, Arndt also serves as Barton Malow’s National Healthcare Leader with cross-market …

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Boxold Joins HNTB as Vice President in the Southeast Division

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Jim Boxold, AICP, joins HNTB Corporation as Government Relations Officer and Vice President in Florida. In this role, Boxold will be responsible for helping advance transportation priorities and projects for HNTB clients throughout Florida, calling on his nearly two decades of state government experience, which culminated …

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Freese and Nichols Adds Hudock to Lead Water Resource Projects in Southeast US

ATLANTA, GA — Freese and Nichols welcomes Gregg Hudock, PE, as Leader of the firm’s water resource design team in Georgia. A skilled dam engineer and solutions-oriented integrator of all the dam-related technical practice areas, he can help clients address dam safety issues, water supply needs, and flood-impact mitigation. …

Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc
Your local Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc dealer
Nichols Fleet Equipment
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Sundt Hires Holtz as Project Director

TAMPA, FL — Sundt Construction hires Aaron Holtz as a new Project Director in its Industrial Group.

"Aaron's experience and work ethic will be a great addition to our Group," said Brad Tackett, Business Development Manager for Sundt's Industrial Group. "He will be an excellent asset in our efforts …

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Curry Supply Welcomes Gray as Director of Marketing, Herron as Marketing Coordinator

ALTOONA, PA — Curry Supply Co. announces two new additions to the Curry team. The company welcomes Rob Gray as the new Director of Marketing, and Sara Herron as the Marketing Coordinator.

Rob Gray
In the Director of Marketing role, Gray will provide leadership in effective and focused marketing strategies. …
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PeQueen Joins Dewberry’s Florida Water Practice

LAKELAND, FL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it has hired Jeff PeQueen, PE, as Senior Project Engineer in its water practice, with an emphasis on stormwater site/civil design. PeQueen will be based in the firm’s Lakeland, Florida, office.

With more than 33 years …

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State Transportation Board of Georgia Elects New Leaders

ATLANTA, GA — The State Transportation Board of Georgia elected its new executive leadership team at its monthly board meeting. Kevin Abel was named Chairman; Robert Brown was named Vice Chairman; and Ann R. Purcell was named Secretary. The new positions are effective immediately. Board elections are held annually to …

Tennessee DOT Announces Chief Engineer Transition

NASHVILLE, TN — Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner Butch Eley has named Will Reid as its Chief Engineer and Deputy Commissioner.

Chief Engineer Paul Degges will serve as the Chief Policy Advisor, focusing on legislation and federal affairs. Degges' career at TDOT began in 1986 as an engineering student …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
Power Equipment Co
Burns & McDonnell Names New Principals Leadership Class Amid Record-Breaking Growth

MAITLAND, FL — Burns & McDonnell promotes 35 employee-owners across the U.S. to the Principal Group after their contribution to a record year of sales and growth in 2021 for the 100 percent employee-owned engineering, construction, and architecture firm.

Last year, Burns & McDonnell supported 17,000 projects, grew by nearly …

Dewberry Welcomes Long as Assistant Business Unit Manager in Nashville, Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Jon Long, PE, LEED AP, has joined the firm as an Assistant Business Unit Manager in Nashville, Tennessee, to support the firm’s growth in the health care market.

Prior to joining Dewberry, Long was an Operations …

GOMACO Appoints Harper as District Manager for the Southeast United States

ATLANTA, GA — Rodney Harper has been named District Manager for the Southeast United States. The appointment was made by Kent Godbersen, GOMACO’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. He replaces Vinnie Miller, who had managed the territory since 1975 and will be retiring from GOMACO. …

Gresham Smith Founder, Batey M. Gresham Jr., Passes at Age 88

NASHVILLE, TN — Gresham Smith announces the passing of Batey M. Gresham Jr., AIA — one of the firm's founders. He was 88 years old.

"Our hearts are heavy today," said Gresham Smith CEO Rodney Chester. "Our firm, our profession, and our communities have lost a leader who inspired …

Hazley Named VHB Gulf Coast Managing Director

SARASOTA, FL — VHB is strengthening its integrated approach to projects in the Sunshine State by naming Demond Hazley, PE, as Managing Director of VHB Gulf Coast. Hazley's multidisciplinary background and client commitment will be instrumental in leading the Sarasota and Tampa offices at a time of booming population …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Power Equipment Co
Margio Joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Project Manager in Florida

MAITLAND, FL — Neel-Schaffer, Inc., announces that Joe Margio, PE, has joined the firm and will serve as a Senior Project Manager based in the firm’s Maitland, Florida, office.

Margio has 37 years of experience as a Project Manager and Engineer of Record for a wide variety of …

Van De Loo Joins VHB as Senior Land Development Project Manager

ORLANDO, FL — VHB welcomes Danielle Van De Loo, PE, as Senior Project Manager on the Orlando Land Development team. She will lead the development, design, and permitting of new land development projects across Central Florida. With an increasing annual population of more than 300,000 residents, Van De Loo …

El-Agroudy Joins VHB as Senior Water Resources Manager

ORLANDO, FL — VHB welcomes Amr El-Agroudy, Ph.D., P.E., as Senior Water Resources Manager in Orlando, Florida. El-Agroudy brings insight into water resources practices that will help public and private clients address climate issues while reimagining communities.

El-Agroudy has more than 30 years of international and local experience enhancing …

PALFINGER Announces Daneluz as New Vice President Sales & Service NAM Region

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA — Ismael Daneluz joins PALFINGER’s North American Region in the executive capacity of Vice President of Sales and Service. Daneluz will be responsible for developing strategic sales plans, based on the company’s goals, that will promote sales growth and customer satisfaction for the organization as well …

Walter P Moore Announces Martin as Design-Build Market Leader

TAMPA, FL — Walter P Moore has a history of successfully executing design-build projects. In an effort to continue these relationships and build new ones, the international engineering firm promotes Scott Martin as the Design-Build Market Leader.

“The design-build market has grown tremendously and is expected to account for nearly …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH South
SITECH Tri-Rivers
BOMAG Americas Remembers Industry Leader, Long-Time Team Member Bert DeJong After his Passing

RIDGEWAY, SC — It is with deep sadness that BOMAG Americas announces the passing of Bert DeJong, a company leader and industry veteran for more than 30 years. DeJong is well remembered for being smart, honest, and fair and an industry pioneer, who helped drive success for both rental …

Burch Joins HNTB as Senior Project Manager in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Brian Burch, PE, joins HNTB as a Senior Project Manager in the Southeast Division where he will focus on project delivery throughout the multi-state region, which includes North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Tennessee. Working out of the Atlanta office, Burch brings nearly three …

Devine Joins HDR as Federal Architecture Principal

TAMPA, FL — Tim Devine, Jr., AIA, NCARB, has been named Federal Architecture Principal, where he will work to develop partnerships with clients, from the pursuit phase to project delivery, including programming, design, and construction close-out.

Devine supports the Southeast region, bringing more than 35 years of design expertise …

Gates Joins VHB as Senior PD&E Project Manager

ORLANDO, FL — VHB welcomes Sunserea (Dalton) Gates, PE, as Senior Project Manager in the Orlando Transportation Project Development and Environmental (PD&E) group. Gates will help VHB clients navigate the social, environmental, and economic effects of critical transportation projects while providing National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) experience, perspective, and …

HDR’s Lauzier Appointed to Chair of American Council of Engineering Companies Transportation Committee

ORLANDO, FL — HDR’s Andre “Andy” Lauzier has been appointed to serve as the American Council of Engineering Companies Transportation Committee Chairman for the 2022-23 term. Lauzier, HDR’s Transportation Planning and Design Director based in Florida, was selected by the ACEC leadership and announced at the annual ACEC convention. …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Power Equipment Co
Vacuworx Appoints Tipton Executive Vice President, COO

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces that Robert Tipton has joined the company as Executive Vice President and has been appointed as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Tipton joins the team with decades of knowledge in production and supply chain management, including executive leadership credentials and more than 20 years of …

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Associated General Contractors of Georgia Names Noblett as the 2022 Safety Leadership Award Winner

ATLANTA, GA — The Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia) announces Phillip Noblett, a Superintendent with Alston Construction Company, LLC, has received the Safety Leadership Award.

As the statewide chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, Inc. (AGC of America), AGC Georgia presents the Safety Leadership …

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Cerione Joins HNTB’s Aviation Team as National Practice Consultant

ORLANDO, FL — David Cerione joins HNTB as a National Practice Consultant and Vice President for the firm’s aviation practice. In this role, he will support aviation clients nationwide in the oversight and delivery of capital improvement programs. Cerione joins HNTB from another consulting firm where he served as National …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

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Michael C. Liptak, Co-Founder of ALL, Dies at 91

CLEVELAND, OH — The principal architect of the heavy lift equipment rental category and driving force behind The ALL Family of Companies has passed away. Michael C. Liptak was 91. Together with his wife, Marvine, and brothers Lawrence and Jake, Michael founded ALL Erection & Crane Rental in Cleveland, Ohio, …

Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Beard Equipment Co - AL
Tractor & Equipment
Wright Named AECOM’s Metro Atlanta Lead

ATLANTA, GA — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces the appointment of John D. Wright as its Metro Atlanta Lead. In this role, Wright will develop strategic relationships with key stakeholders and oversee the delivery of a broad range of infrastructure projects spanning numerous market sectors in the Metro …

APWA Board Selects Pugh as New President-Elect

KANSAS CITY, MO — With just a handful of months to go before a new president heads the American Public Works Association (APWA), the association board has selected a new President-Elect, long-time active member Keith Pugh, PE, PWLF. Previous President-Elect Dan Hartman had to step down from his role, …

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CROFT Announces Promotion of Smith to Vice President

KENNESAW, GA — CROFT & Associates announces the promotion of Earl Smith, a 37-year veteran of the industry, to the position of Vice President.

As Vice President, he will continue to serve as the Business Unit Director for CROFT’s Local Government Market where he leads operations and overall project …

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Funk Joins Takeuchi-US as Mid-Atlantic Regional Business Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US names Joseph Funk as its new Regional Business Manager (RBM) for the Mid-Atlantic region. Funk will be responsible for all sales development and activity in that multi-state region, including dealer development, dealer recruitment, inventory control,  forecasting, program promotion, and communication.

“Joseph has a lot of enthusiasm …

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Hunt Named President of HDR's Global Water Program

TAMPA, FL — HDR names Erin Hunt, P.E., to succeed Glen Ellmers as President of its global water practice, upon Ellmers’ retirement in June. For the past three years, Hunt has served as Area Manager for HDR’s operations in Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi. In her new role, she will …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Dobbs Equipment
Power Equipment Co
Modjeski and Masters Expands into Florida; Hires Odeh as Regional Director

TAMPA, FL — Modjeski and Masters (M&M), a company focusing on the design, inspection, and rehabilitation of all bridge types, including long-span and movable structures, announces the firm's expansion into Florida following the hiring of Regional Director Wael Odeh, PE.

Odeh brings his experience overseeing bridge and highway design …

Power Equipment Announces Hancock as New General Manager, Credit and Finance

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment, a Bramco company, announces the promotion of Tim Hancock to General Manager, Credit and Finance. Hancock replaces Jim McNeillie, who after 40 years has retired from Power Equipment. Hancock will lead the credit and finance department for all Power branches.

“Tim has been …

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Stantec Promotes Jaegerman to Global Business Leader for Buildings

MIAMI, FL — Global design firm Stantec promotes Adriana Jaegerman to Senior Vice President and Business Leader for its global Buildings practice. In this role, Jaegerman will provide leadership across Stantec’s entire Building practice and work with leaders in the firm’s architecture, buildings engineering, and interior design disciplines to ensure …

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VHB Announces Smith as New Environmental Leader to Elevate Sustainability on Aviation Projects

ORLANDO, FL — VHB announces the addition of a new environmental team member who will elevate sustainability across markets for a broad range of clients. Chuck Smith, PWS, joins the Orlando, Florida, office as Director of Environmental Services. He will lead business development, client care, staff mentorship, and growth …

ABC and AFSP Announce Partnership to Address Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Associated Builders and Contractors and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention announce a collaborative partnership to address mental health and suicide prevention throughout the U.S. construction industry.

The goals of the partnership are to improve the mental health of construction workers through effective suicide prevention education, intervention, …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
DLR Group to Design Orange Technical College - East Campus

ORLANDO, FL — Global design firm DLR Group has been selected to design the new Orange Technical College - East Campus. Orange Technical College, part of Orange County Public Schools, encompasses five technical college campuses across Central Florida and is integrating a new vision to achieve specialized curriculum at each …

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HDR Earns 2022 ACEC Engineering Excellence Award for Project in Florida

MARTIN COUNTY, FL — An HDR project in Florida recently received a 2022 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The state-winning project advanced to the national ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards competition, which culminates with the announcement of national award winners at the Engineering Excellence Awards …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Fairburn, Georgia

FAIRBURN, GA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its new Fairburn, Georgia, rental branch. It is the company’s fourth Atlanta-area facility and its sixth in the state of Georgia.

The 9,692-square-foot facility sits on 4.5 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate …

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Nabholz Expands Tennessee Operations

NASHVILLE, TN — Nabholz announces its second Tennessee location is now open in Nashville. The Portland office will continue to house the regional service and industrial group. With the addition of a construction group in Nashville, Nabholz continues to build on their brand as a one-stop shop for Tennessee customers. …

Sand Joins HNTB as Transit Planning Director in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Lori Sand, AICP, joins HNTB as Transit Planning Director and Associate Vice President. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Sand will play a key role in HNTB’s planning practice in Georgia and Tennessee by leveraging her career-long experience in working with clients across the state on a variety …

Doosan Infracore Portable Pwr
Your local Doosan Portable Power dealer
Pinnacle Central Co Inc
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Smith of Cobb County Tractor Earns Takeuchi's Top Dealer Salesperson Honors for 2021

ATLANTA, GA — For an unprecedented fifth time, Takeuchi-US recognizes Bill Smith of Cobb County Tractor in Marietta, Georgia, as its top-performing dealer salesperson in North America. Smith took top honors for the year 2021 after ranking No. 1 in retail sales for North America.

“Bill is the type of …

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Superior Rigging & Erecting Celebrates 70 Years of Business

ATLANTA, GA — Superior Rigging & Erecting, a crane, rigging, and erecting company with locations in Atlanta, Georgia, and Orlando, Florida, looked back on 70 years of business in their recent anniversary conference. Nick Saban, Head Coach of the University of Alabama football team, spoke at the event in …

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Tractor and Equipment Company Announces New President and CEO

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Tractor and Equipment Company (TEC) promotes two long-time employees to new roles. DeVaughn Pettit took over the position of President from Chad Stracener, who is now the company’s CEO.

“My top priority as CEO is focusing on our customers’ product support experience,” Stracener said. “We have …

University of Central Florida’s Abdel-Aty Honored with National Research Award

ORLANDO, FL — Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty, a Professor and Trustee Chair at the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering, is the 2022 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) S.S. Steinberg Award.

Abdel-Aty has been a Professor for 27 …

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VHB Welcomes Dickerson as Georgia State & Local Government Leader

ATLANTA, GA — VHB welcomes Jason Dickerson, PE, to its Atlanta office as State & Local Government Market Leader. In this new role, Dickerson will be instrumental in positioning VHB’s integrated team of transportation, environmental services, and planning and design professionals for continued success serving public sector clients across …

Epiroc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Power Equipment Co
Caldwell Hires Blasio and Chambless in Florida

ORLANDO, FL — The Caldwell Group Inc. has recruited to strategic roles in Florida. Caldwell has hired from a channel partner to position the company for continued growth in this key marketplace.

Ben Blasio and Ryan Chambless, both based in central Florida, near Orlando, have joined as an independent …

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FINLEY Engineers Promotes Noble and Liu to Senior Bridge Engineers

TALLAHASSEE, FL — FINLEY Engineering Group (FINLEY), a Tallahassee-based bridge design and construction engineering firm, announces the promotion of Patrick Noble, P.E., S.E. and Ivan Liu, P.E. to Senior Bridge Engineers.

Noble has been a member of FINLEY’s team in Tallahassee, Florida, since October of 2015. He has a master’s …

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HNTB's Atlanta Office Names Morgan as Office Leader, Broughton as Client Service Leader

ATLANTA, GA — HNTB Corporation names Tim Morgan, PE, as its Office Leader for the firm’s Atlanta office and Darius Broughton as its new Metro Atlanta Client Service Leader.

Tim Morgan
A Senior Vice President, Morgan has 18 years of technical expertise and leadership experience in transportation infrastructure. He …
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Hyundai Construction Equipment Names Top Dealers of 2021

NORCROSS, GA — At an event held in conjunction with this year’s Associated Equipment Distributors meeting, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc., recognized NED (National Equipment Dealers) as its top dealer of 2021.

NED, through the recent merger of Four Seasons Equipment, May Heavy Equipment, Rob’s Hydraulics Inc. …

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Liebherr Appoints Gerhardt as New Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Dr. Tim Gerhardt, a business executive within the Liebherr Group joins Liebherr USA, Co. as one of the new Managing Directors for the U.S. operations. Gerhardt shares Liebherr USA, Co. executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, Managing Director for Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Ring Power Corporation
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Power Equipment Announces Promotion of Andy Moon to President

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment, a member of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of Andy Moon to President following the retirement of Chris Gaylor at the end of February 2022. This promotion is effective, March 1, 2022. In his new role, Moon will continue to lead …

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Takeuchi Welcomes Wenzel as Southeast Regional Business Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US names Eric Wenzel as its new Southeast Regional Business Manager (RBM). Wenzel will be responsible for managing all sales activity in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. His duties will include dealer development and recruitment, inventory control, forecasting, promotions, and the support of national and direct accounts. …

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Vermeer Southeast Announces Promotion of Coley to CEO

OCOEE, FL — Vermeer Southeast (VSE), a 100 percent employee-owned company (ESOP), announces the promotion of Scott Coley to CEO, succeeding Kris Den Besten, who will continue to serve as Chairman of the company’s board of directors.

While Den Besten helped lead VSE with a steady vision resulting in …

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Volkert Names Hand New CEO

MOBILE, AL — Volkert, Inc. announces that former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board David Allsbrook has stepped down as CEO and, with the endorsement of the board of directors, appoints President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Thomas Hand as his successor to lead Volkert. Allsbrook has served …

EquipmentShare Completes Acquisition of Assets from Six Trekker Tractor Locations in Florida

MIAMI, FL — EquipmentShare, a nationwide equipment rental company powered by T3 technology, announces that it has completed an acquisition of equipment fleet and operations from six Trekker Tractor locations in the state of Florida including Miami, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Fort Myers.

Though the name …

Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc
Your local Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc dealer
Nichols Fleet Equipment
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Holcomb Joins HDR as Health Principal in Tampa

TAMPA, FL — Angela Holcomb, AIA, ACHA, joins HDR as a Health Principal based in the Tampa architecture studio. In this position, Holcomb will be a leader for HDR’s health practice in Florida, employing over 20 years of health care-focused architecture experience. As the new Health Principal in Tampa, …

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Huling to Manage Takeuchi's Technical Service Training Department

ATLANTA, GA — Joseph Huling, the National Service and Warranty Manager for Takeuchi-US, is now also overseeing the company’s Technical Service Training Department. Huling joined Takeuchi in 2017 as a Regional Service Manager before being promoted to National Service and Warranty Manager in early 2020.

In his expanded …

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Ponce Appointed to Board of Directors of Atlanta’s Council for Quality Growth

ATLANTA, GA — Fabricio Ponce, PE, VHB Managing Director - Atlanta, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Council for Quality Growth (CQG) in Atlanta, Georgia. The CQG works on behalf of the development industry and in collaboration with elected officials and government staff to make …

Power Equipment Announces Kiser as New Regional Sales Manager for East Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment, a Bramco company, announces the promotion of Justin Kiser to Regional Sales Manager for East Tennessee. In his new position, Kiser is responsible for leading the East Tennessee sales team, including the Knoxville, Kingsport, and Chattanooga areas, and for the promotion and sale of …

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Burns & McDonnell Hires Aerospace and Water Industry Leaders, Bolstering Florida Operations

ORLANDO, FL — Burns & McDonnell hires Richard Pruss, PE and Justin Sobol to expand the 100 percent employee-owned firm's teams that support the aerospace, defense, space, manufacturing, commercial, water, and wastewater industries.

Pruss will serve as a Regional Global Facilities Manager, concentrating on the firm’s aerospace, defense, and space …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
Power Equipment Co
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CASE Donates Compact Track Loader to Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground to Support Veteran and Youth Programs

FAYETTEVILLE, GA — CASE Construction Equipment donated a TV450B compact track loader (CTL) and numerous attachments to Camp Southern Ground, a multi-missioned nonprofit organization in Fayetteville, Georgia, founded by Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band. For the majority of the year, Camp Southern Ground is committed to supporting veteran mental …

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Kenworth of Jacksonville Relocates to Newly Constructed Facility

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Kenworth of Jacksonville has relocated its full-service dealership to a larger, newly constructed facility to meet increasing Kenworth customer demands due to residential and commercial growth in the greater Jacksonville area.

The 55,000-square-foot facility features 28 service bays and a 2,000-square-foot visual parts display supported by a …

McQueen Promoted to Vice President for Power Equipment

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment Company, a member of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of its East Tennessee Regional Sales Manager, Matt McQueen, to be an officer of the company as Vice President. This promotion is effective January 1, 2022.

“Matt has truly been a …

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O’Connor Elected to 2022 AEM Board of Directors, Construction Equipment Sector Board

LIVERMORE, CA — Topcon Positioning Systems President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray O’Connor, has been elected to the 2022 Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). O’Connor has also been elected to the Construction Equipment (CE) Sector Board, where he previously served from 2014 through 2018. …

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Superior Construction Partners with Florida DOT to Reconstruct the I-10/US 301 Interchange

A critical part of northeast Florida’s transportation network, the Interstate 10 and U.S. 301 interchange near Baldwin is receiving a $107 million major upgrade.

“The reconstruction project is designed to accommodate increased truck traffic making the northbound U.S. 301 to eastbound I-10 movement,” says Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Takeuchi Family Fun Day and Food Drive Raise $4,000 for Local Food Bank

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US employees, including President Jeff Stewart, recently presented the Banks Jackson Food Bank in Commerce, Georgia, with enough food for 200 Thanksgiving dinners and an extra $2,550 to buy additional turkeys to feed even more needy families. This donation, worth a total of about $4,000, started …

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Takeuchi's Caldwell and Padgett Take on New Product Management Responsibilities

ATLANTA, GA — David Caldwell and Lee Padgett of Takeuchi-US have expanded their product manager responsibilities to encompass new duties that take advantage of their expertise in the compact equipment industry.

Caldwell is now Takeuchi’s National Product Manager. In his new role, he will oversee new product development and rollouts …

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BILCO Hires New Sales Representative for Southeast Florida Market

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The BILCO Company announces it has hired FG Building Products as its sales representative for selling specialty access commercial building products in Southeast Florida.

FG Building Products, based in Jacksonville, specializes in materials for building exteriors and offers a wide range of products. The company provides support …

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Dewberry Welcomes Griffin to Lead Federal Practice in Huntsville, Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, AL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Marvin Griffin, PE, has joined the firm as the Federal Lead and Business Manager for the firm’s Huntsville, Alabama, office.

With more than 27 years serving as an Army Engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Park as President

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA), announces the appointment of Stan Park as President of the company. A 27-year veteran of Hyundai, Park previously held various field and executive-level leadership roles, most recently as the Vice President of Marketing and Dealer Development.

“Stan is a pillar of …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH South
SITECH Tri-Rivers
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National Equipment Dealers, LLC Expands to Georgia with Acquisition of Savannah-Based Grove River Machinery

SAVANNAH, GA — Grove River Machinery, located in Richmond Hill, Georgia, just outside of Savannah, is now a National Equipment Dealers, LLC (NED) company. NED, LLC recently finalized the acquisition of Grove River Machinery, which will expand the NED organization into the state of Georgia, where the company hopes …

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Dynapac North America Names Roush President/General Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC — Dynapac announces the appointment of Jamie Roush to President/General Manager of Dynapac North America.

Roush is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in the equipment industry. Roush has been with Dynapac North America since the transition in 2017 and held various management positions at …

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Lamb Joins VHB as Southeast Regional Manager

ORLANDO, FL — VHB welcomes Matt Lamb, PE, as Southeast Regional Manager for the company’s Florida and Georgia operations. Lamb takes on the role as VHB’s current RM and Senior Vice President, Dave Mulholland, PE, transitions to VHB’s Chief Technology Officer, helping to lead and drive data- and …

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Nashville DOT Announces Freeze as New Chief Engineer

NASHVILLE, TN — The Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) has named Brad Freeze as Chief Engineer - Assistant Director. Freeze will provide strategic leadership in communications and interact with the Mayor’s Office and the Council and work collaboratively with other Metropolitan Government departments and agencies as part …

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Taylor Becomes Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. Dealer

MARYVILLE, TN — Robert Taylor, President and COO of the Taylor Group of Companies, announces the expansion of products available in parts of Tennessee to include Hyundai Construction Equipment. For over 90 years, Taylor has provided its customers with material handling equipment, parts, and service support. Taylor …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Power Equipment Co
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JE Dunn Promotes Lowe to Regional Safety Director in East Region

ATLANTA, GA — JE Dunn Construction announces the promotion of Marques Lowe to the role of Regional Safety Director for the company’s East Region that includes offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, Nashville, Raleigh, Savannah, and Tampa.

Lowe joined JE Dunn in 2020, serving as Safety Manager for its Carolinas division, …

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Miller Joins Dewberry to Support Transportation Projects Across Florida

ORLANDO, FL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Jon Miller, PE, has joined the firm as an Associate and Senior Project Manager based in Orlando, Florida.

With more than three decades of experience, Miller brings a range of experience on major and minor transportation …

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SLAM Announces New Leadership Team Model for National Sports Studio Based in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) announces a new leadership team model for the firm’s sports studio. Marc Clear has been named Sports Practice Leader, Dane Hawthorne has been named Sports Design Leader, Emily Burton will serve as Director of Business Development for Sports + Recreation, and Bobby Carter …

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Terex Trucks Becomes Rokbak

Articulated hauler specialist Terex Trucks rebrands as Rokbak and announces its vision for an exciting new future. The Scottish manufacturer unveiled the new brand at a digital launch event on September 1, attended by dealers, customers, media, and Volvo Group colleagues from around the world.

Rokbak is the new name …

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Tkacz to Lead HDR’s Eastern US Health Practice

RICHMOND, VA — Sandy Tkacz, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, NCARB, has been named U.S. East Region Health Director for HDR’s architecture practice. In this role, she will serve as the Health Practice Leader for the Boston, New York, Princeton, Arlington, Richmond, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Atlanta, and Tampa architecture studios to …

Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Beard Equipment Co - AL
Tractor & Equipment
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Alban Joins VHB as a Senior Design Lead, Landscape Architecture

ORLANDO, FL — VHB advances growth in its real estate and planning division by welcoming Greg Alban as Senior Design Lead to its landscape architecture practice serving Orlando and the Southeast.

Alban brings 23 years of leading hospitality, residential, retail, and commercial real estate landscape design projects in more than …

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JE Dunn Announces Hiring of Sawyer as East Region’s Senior Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ATLANTA, GA — JE Dunn Construction announces the hiring of Mishaune Sawyer as its new Senior Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the company’s east region. JE Dunn’s East Region encompasses offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, Nashville, Raleigh, Savannah, and Tampa.

Sawyer brings more than 19 years of professional …

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Liebherr USA, Co. Announces Friedrich as New Managing Director

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr welcomes Kai Friedrich as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director of Construction Equipment.

In his role as Managing Director, he will provide leadership and guidance necessary to oversee and implement the corporate and strategic plans for the nine product segments under Liebherr …

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Manhattan Construction Company Announces the Promotion of Cuddihee to Senior Vice President of Field Operations

DALLAS, TX — Manhattan Construction Company, a national construction services firm, announces the promotion of Jim Cuddihee to Senior Vice President of Field Operations. Cuddihee will provide executive oversight of the company's safety and quality programs, project team performance, project management, and craft education programs. Cuddihee previously served as …

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Rokbak Revealed: The New Name for Terex Trucks

Rokbak is the new name for Terex Trucks, with the new brand representing the continuation of its strong hauling heritage with a future-focused vision. Throughout the last four decades, the company has never wavered in its promise to customers to deliver powerful and reliable articulated haulers — and that …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Dobbs Equipment
Power Equipment Co
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Taylor Becomes New Dealer of Bell Articulated Dump Trucks and Tracked Carriers in Tennessee and Mississippi

LOUISVILLE, MS — Taylor Machine Works, Inc., a manufacturer of heavy industrial lift trucks and distributor of multiple lines of allied products, is partnering with Bell Trucks of America, Inc. to become the Bell Articulated Dump Trucks and Bell Tracked Carriers dealer in the states of Tennessee and Mississippi. …

Associated General Contractors of Georgia Announces New Board of Directors

ATLANTA, GA — The Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia) announces that David Moody will continue to serve as its Chapter President for the 2021-2022 term. Moody is President and Chief Executive Officer of C.D. Moody Construction Company, Inc. Other officers continuing their roles at AGC Georgia’s board of …

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Doosan Bobcat’s Days of Community Service Brings Together Employees to Volunteer, Give Back

WEST FARGO, ND — Hundreds of Doosan Bobcat employees across several North America locations recently volunteered cumulatively more than 1,500 hours, utilizing Bobcat equipment and their talents to different projects and organizations to complete Doosan Days of Community Service. This companywide volunteer effort celebrates ongoing partnerships within communities where Doosan …

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Wang Joins VHB as Senior Transit Planner

ATLANTA, GA — VHB advances growth in Atlanta by welcoming Jenny Wang as a Senior Transit Planner and Project Manager to its Atlanta Transportation Systems practice and the Southeast markets.

Prior to joining VHB, Wang was instrumental in advancing major transit projects in the Atlanta metro region, including the Campbellton …

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Alabama DOT Partners with McInnis Construction to Replace the US 331 Bridge Over Patsaliga Creek

Located one hour south of Montgomery, Luverne, Alabama, bills itself as the friendliest city in the south. The small town, which has a population of approximately 2,800 is located one hour north of the border between Alabama and Florida. At 103 miles in length, U.S. 331 runs the entire route …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Bilotto, Bridges Promoted to Southern States District Leadership Roles

ATLANTA, GA — Claudia Bilotto and Daniel Bridges have been appointed to key southeast regional leadership positions in the Southern States District of WSP USA, an engineering and professional services consultancy.

Bilotto, who most recently led the Georgia Transportation business for WSP, will lead the entire Southern States District …

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Cobb County Tractor Recognized as Takeuchi's Dealer with Top Sales Volume in 2020

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US has recognized Cobb County Tractor of Marietta, Georgia, for having the highest sales volume of all Takeuchi dealers in North America during 2020. As a full-line dealer for Takeuchi equipment, Cobb County Tractor and its Perimeter Takeuchi division supply the consumer, construction, landscape, and agricultural markets. …

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Cooke Joins Takeuchi as Midwest Regional Product Manager

THOMPSONS STATION, TN — Takeuchi-US hires Shann Cooke as its new Midwest Regional Product Manager. Cooke will now be responsible for supporting all of the company’s dealers and national rental accounts in the Midwest region, which includes the states of Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. He will …

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Hobbs Named Executive Vice President of H&E

KNOXVILLE, TN — As part of the stated strategy to accelerate growth in the pure play rental business, H&E Equipment Services announces the return of industry veteran David Hobbs to the company as Executive Vice President. In his role, Hobbs has managerial responsibilities for the company’s existing operations at all …

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IEDA Welcomes Phelan as New Marketing Director

WESTCHESTER, IL — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) hires Kim Phelan as its new Marketing Director. An association publishing professional, Phelan has a history in the construction equipment industry and the rental business. For 15 years, she has created or curated written and live content on business subjects ranging …

Doosan Infracore Portable Pwr
Your local Doosan Portable Power dealer
Pinnacle Central Co Inc
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Making the Right Choice with Terex Trucks

Terex Trucks comes from a strong hauling heritage: with over 70 years of experience in building robust, reliable and tough articulated haulers, the Motherwell, Scotland-based manufacturer knows how to design machines that are trusted by customers to deliver a powerful performance in all conditions. Its two models, the 30.9-ton payload …

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Thunder Creek Fueling Efficiency in the Big Woods for H2Dig LLC

Tucked away amongst wide swaths of agricultural fields and small, rural communities the Big Woods private waterfowl preserve is being developed by H2Dig LLC. The company specializes in premium outdoor recreational development and oftentimes is working in remote areas without great access to service stations, fuel, or equipment maintenance …

Iowa Mold Tooling Celebrates 60 Years

GARNER, IA — Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company, is commemorating its 60th anniversary by celebrating its team members and the local community.

IMT products have now been a part of the building supply, construction, tire service, public works, mining, railroad, rental, and propane markets for …

Komatsu Introduces Expanded Range of Hydraulic Breakers

CHICAGO, IL — Looking for a hydraulic breaker attachment that is simple to use, powerful, and compatible with your Komatsu excavator? Take a look at the high-performance efficiency and unique variable energy technology incorporated into Komatsu’s expanded line of JTHB-G and JMHB-H hydraulic breakers.

Designed and tested for compatibility with …

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Takeuchi Recognizes Parman Tractor as North American Dealer with Largest Market Share Growth

NASHVILLE, TN — Takeuchi-US has presented Parman Tractor & Equipment of Nashville, Tennessee, with an award for having the largest market share growth of all Takeuchi dealers in North America during 2020. Parman Tractor has provided Takeuchi equipment sales, service, parts, and rentals to customers throughout Tennessee since 2019.

“The …

Epiroc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Power Equipment Co
Equipment Manufacturers Report Positive Outlook for 2021

MILWAUKEE, WI — As the industry emerges from a full year under the COVID-19 cloud, a clear majority (88 percent) of equipment manufacturers report a positive outlook for 2021, according to a new survey released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. More than half (55 percent) of the respondents …

National Trench Safety to Merge with Trench Plate Rental Company

HOUSTON, TX — National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company (TPRC), two pure-play providers of trench safety solutions in the U.S., announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The combined company will be majority-owned by Tailwind Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. …

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Terex Trucks Articulated Haulers Are Strong Performance for Recycling Centers

As the circular economy ramps up, waste management facilities are gaining in importance. To optimize their operations, these sites need productive, cost-efficient machinery. Delivering high performance, fuel efficiency and excellent productivity, Terex Trucks articulated haulers are well-suited to meet the demands of recycling and resource management facilities.

Every year, Terex …

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Trimble and FIU Establish Trimble Technology Lab at the Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure, and Sustainability

MIAMI, FL — Building on a commitment to cultivate a highly-trained workforce that will drive the innovative solutions of tomorrow, Trimble and Florida International University (FIU) are collaborating to establish a Technology Lab in FIU's Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure, and Sustainability. The aim is to expand the university's leadership …

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Botts Joins HNTB in Tennessee as Regional Business Development Leader

NASHVILLE, TN — Lyndsay Botts joins HNTB Corporation as Regional Business Development Leader in Nashville. In this role, Botts, with nearly 25 years of communications, political, and transportation policy experience in Tennessee, collaborates with HNTB leaders and project teams to develop new business strategies, maintain and build client relationships, and …

Gomaco
Your local Gomaco dealer
Ring Power Corporation
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Manhattan Construction Company Names George Vice President, Leader of Expanded Atlanta Operations

ATLANTA, GA — National construction services firm Manhattan Construction Company appoints Jeff George as Vice President of its newly expanded Atlanta office. George will lead client engagement, preconstruction, and construction services for its growing client base in Georgia.

“Jeff possesses exceptional expertise in planning and execution of projects and is …

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West Coast Architecture Firm AO Selects Atlanta as Eastern Regional Corporate Hub

ATLANTA, GA — AO, a full-service architecture firm with design expertise spanning the entire commercial real estate spectrum, announces the grand opening of its Midtown Atlanta office. The office is spearheaded by AO Partner Richard Clarke, IV, AIA, a design architect and Atlanta resident with a diverse portfolio …

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ALLU Group Inc. Announces New Dealer for Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, TN — ALLU Group Inc. announces Stowers Machinery Corp., headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, as its newest dealer for the full line of ALLU Transformer and ALLU Crusher material processing attachments. The company has six locations in Tennessee, and provides sales and rental of ALLU’s attachments, as well as …

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Columbus Businessman Carreker Elected to Georgia State Transportation Board

ATLANTA, GA — Russ Carreker, a native of Americus who resides in Columbus, was elected as the new State Transportation Board Member representing the 3rd Congressional District, which represents west central Georgia and is comprised of Carroll, Coweta, Harris, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup, and Upson counties. It …

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Curry Supply Welcomes Nelson as Regional Sales Manager in the Southeast

ATLANTA, GA — Curry Supply Co. announces its investment in the Southeast territory with the introduction of Georgia resident, Steve Nelson, as Regional Sales Manager. In this role, Nelson will utilize his industry knowledge and experience to serve as the dedicated Curry Supply representative for clients located in North …

Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc
Your local Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc dealer
Nichols Fleet Equipment
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Dewberry Welcomes Blitch and Noble to Panama City, Florida, Office

PANAMA CITY, FL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it has hired Ben Blitch, PE, and Trevor Noble in its Panama City, Florida, office.

With more than 15 years of experience, Blitch joins the firm as a Senior Project Manager where he is responsible …

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Freese and Nichols Names Hatley as New Executive Vice President

RALEIGH, NC — Freese and Nichols, Inc., promotes Tricia Hatley, PE, a longtime manager with nationally recognized leadership experience, to Executive Vice President as the company prepares for succession changes. As a new member of the Executive Team, Hatley oversees the firm’s operations in North Carolina, Oklahoma, Georgia, …

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Manhattan Construction Company Promotions of Miller and Heddens

TAMPA, FL — National construction services firm, Manhattan Construction Company promotes Michael Miller as Vice President and Scott Heddens as Operations Manager of its Central Florida region. Based in Tampa, Miller will lead client engagement, preconstruction, and construction services, and Heddens will oversee field operations to ensure building excellence for …

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Biden Nominates Pete Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT). The former two-term South Bend, Indiana, mayor (2012 to January 2020) was a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination earlier this year. He withdrew from the race and endorsed Biden …

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Equipment Incorporated Adds Three New Locations, Expands Service in the South

SUWANEE, GA — Heavy equipment companies in the South now have greater access to Doosan machines, parts, and service. Equipment Incorporated has expanded with three new dealer locations. The new Equipment Incorporated dealerships add to the company’s existing locations that serve customers across Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

Equipment Incorporated …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
Power Equipment Co
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Volvo CE Expands Certified Used Centers with New Southeastern US Location

The new Volvo Certified Used center at Alta Equipment in Jacksonville, Florida, is Volvo CE’s fourth location following the opening of centers in Philadelphia, Las Vegas, and Detroit in the last two years. Machines in the Volvo Certified Used (VCU) program go through a rigorous inspection process.

“The construction …

AASHTO Recognizes Florida DOT Employee with President’s Award

OCOEE, FL — The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently presented Barbara Davis, Toll Studies and Forecasting Administrator for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, with the President’s Transportation Award for Research during a nationwide virtual event. Davis’ work includes developing advanced …

ABC Elects 2021 National Chair, Executive Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Steve Klessig, Keller Inc., to serve as the 2021 ABC National Chair during a meeting at the association’s annual Leadership Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Stephanie Schmidt, Poole Anderson Construction, was elected Chair-Elect, and Milton …

Equipment Leasing & Finance 2021 US Economic Outlook

Equipment and software investment growth fared better than overall GDP growth in 2020 as businesses invested to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and growth should remain well into positive territory in the beginning of 2021. Annual equipment and software investment growth of 7.8 percent is forecast for 2021. Annual U.S. …

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Atlas Copco Power Technique Signs Mid-America Engine as Dealer

WARRIOR, AL — Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC), a provider of air, flow, and power solutions, introduces Mid-America Engine as a dealer, effective immediately. Located in Warrior, Alabama, the dealer will provide sales, service, and distribution to customers throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and the Florida Panhandle (from Tallahassee to the …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Power Equipment Co
H&E Equipment Awarded Takeuchi's Southwest Region Dealer of the Year

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a global manufacturer of compact equipment, has awarded H&E Equipment as its 2019 Southwest Region Dealer of the Year. H&E’s successful sales efforts in 2019 have proven that they are outstanding in the construction equipment market. Takeuchi’s Southwest Region Business Manager Hampton Wideman presented the …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Kim as President

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA), welcomes J.Y. Kim as President. 28-year Hyundai veteran Kim began his career as part of an overseas sales team to support North American Operations, and later worked at HCEA’s Chicago office from 2004 to 2008.

He was instrumental in establishing a …

Alta Equipment Company Adds Construction Equipment OEM Brands to Its Six Florida Locations

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Alta Equipment Florida, formerly Flagler Equipment, a distributor of specialized construction equipment sales, parts, service, and rentals, announces the expansion of its construction original equipment manufacturer (OEM) portfolio with the addition of six new premium brands — Merlo, Avant, Bergmann, Carlson, Roadtec, and Peterson. Alta Equipment …

Astec Announces Alta Equipment as New Dealer for Roadtec Products

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Astec Industries announces Alta Equipment as the newest distributor for Roadtec products. Roadtec’s asphalt paving equipment will be available in Florida on Alta Equipment’s integrated dealer network, one of the largest in the nation.

“We are excited about our partnership in Florida," said Chris Colwell, Vice …

Caterpillar Signs Agreement to Acquire Weir Oil & Gas

DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the Oil & Gas Division (Weir Oil & Gas) of the Weir Group PLC, a Scotland-based global engineering business. Headquartered near Fort Worth, Texas, Weir Oil & Gas produces a full line of pumps, flow iron, consumable parts, …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Mid-South
SITECH South
SITECH Tri-Rivers
ECA Jacksonville Celebrates Five Years of Growth in the Southeast

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a distributor of specialty foundation equipment, has seen continuous expansion at its Green Cove Springs, Florida branch since opening the location five years ago. This location serves Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and the Caribbean.

“We have experienced solid growth in the Southeast market …

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Manitou Group Names Nartish as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Manitou North America

WEST BEND, WI — Manitou Group announces the appointment of Ilmars Nartish to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Manitou North America, effective immediately.

“We are excited to welcome Ilmars to Manitou North America. With more than 13 years working with Manitou Group, his knowledge …

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Skellie Named President of National Association of Women in Construction - Coastal Georgia Chapter

SAVANNAH, GA — Laura Skellie, a Superintendent at JE Dunn Construction, has been elected President of the Coastal Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). Prior to the president’s position she served the chapter as a Director and Committee Chair.

“This is my 5th …

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Curry Supply Adds Buddin as North Carolina-Based Regional Sales Manager

FUQUAY VARINA, NC — Curry Supply Co. announces the addition of Will Buddin to the team as a Regional Sales Manager. Buddin will oversee customers positioned in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida.

With more than 19 years in the pump, OEM, and heavy equipment rental industries, Buddin …

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John Deere Power Systems Announces Leadership Changes

WATERLOO, IA — John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) announces a change to its leadership team in response to the planned retirement of David Hoffman, who acted as Director of Worldwide Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support.

After more than 41 years of service at John Deere, Hoffman has announced his …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Power Equipment Co
Zapata Named CMAA's Certified Construction Manager of the Year

MIAMI LAKES, FL — Lionel Zapata, PE, CCM, Senior Federal Program Manager, based in HDR’s Miami Lakes, Florida office, has been named Construction Management Association of America's (CMAA) certified construction manager of the year.

The Mehdi Heydari CCM of the Year award program recognizes individuals for achievements …

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Cowin Equipment Awarded Takeuchi Dealer of the Year in Southeast Region

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, awards Cowin Equipment as the 2019 Southeast Dealer of the Year. Takeuchi’s Southeast Business Region Manager Steve DePriest presented Cowin Equipment with the award.

Cowin Equipment was awarded after considering its commitment and excellence in a number of areas including …

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Curry Supply Adds Hendricks as National Account Manager

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — Curry Supply welcomes Forest Hendricks to the sales team as National Account Manager. Hendricks joins Curry Supply’s national account, bringing a focus on heavy machinery and the railroad industry. With his experience in rail, he will work toward further developing Curry Supply’s presence in the top …

Dynapac North America Strengthens Dealer Network with Addition of Durante Equipment

HOLLYWOOD, FL — Dynapac North America LLC, a manufacturer of equipment for compaction and paving applications, announces the addition of Durante Equipment to its growing dealer network. Durante Equipment rents, sells, and supports the complete Dynapac portfolio in Southern Florida to include Broward, Collier, Hendry, Lee, and Palm Beach …

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FINLEY Hires Duarte as a Bridge Designer

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Bridge design and construction engineering firm, Finley Engineering Group (FINLEY) welcomes Alejandra Duarte, EIT, as a Bridge Designer to its expanding bridge design and construction engineering firm.

Duarte obtained her Bachelor of Arts in civil engineering and her Master of Engineering in structural engineering from the …

Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Beard Equipment Co - AL
Tractor & Equipment
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FINLEY Hires Frederiksen as Senior Bridge Engineer

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Bridge design and construction engineering firm, FINLEY Engineering Group (FINLEY) welcomes Claus Frederiksen. PE, as a Senior Bridge Engineer to its growing bridge design and construction engineering firm.

Frederiksen brings 26 years of engineering experience, particularly in bridge design and construction engineering. He has an extensive …

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Hilti Exoskeleton Improves Performance and Safety

In construction there’s always a couple of major concerns on the jobsite – performance and safety. Strangely, as performance slips so does the on-the-job safety factor.

Any job function that requires a construction worker to keep their arms raised up and over their head is where this risk is a …

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Schnabel Engineering Promotes Brill and Elliott

KNOXVILLE, TN — Schnabel Engineering announces the promotion of Gary Brill, PE and Graham Elliott, PE in the Knoxville, Tennessee, and Alpharetta, Georgia, offices.

Brill has 34 years of both geotechnical/geostructural and dams design experience. Throughout his career at Schnabel Engineering, he has designed and managed the construction of numerous …

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ALL Family of Companies Named a Load King Cranes Authorized Service Center

INDEPENDENCE, OH — Load King, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source, has named the ALL Family of Companies (ALL) an Authorized Service Center for Load King Cranes. The announcement is effective immediately.

With locations throughout North America, ALL will service Load King boom trucks, …

LiuGong North America Continues to Expand Dealer Network in U.S.

KATY, TX — LiuGong North America has appointed five new construction equipment dealers in the U.S. recently, expanding their growing dealer network. These dealerships provide the LiuGong and Dressta brands to areas of the country that previously did not have the opportunity to put them to the test.

Malvese Equipment …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Dobbs Equipment
Power Equipment Co
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Spancrete Promotes Varnadoe to Vice President of Precast Operations

WAUKESHA, WI — Spancrete, a manufacturer and distributor of engineered precast and prestressed building solutions and machinery, has promoted Erik Varnadoe to Vice President of Precast Operations. With the company since 2019, he has already proven strong leadership and expertise from his more than 15 years of experience across …

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Takeuchi Presents Smith with Top Salesman of the Year Award

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Bill Smith of Cobb Country Tractor was presented with Takeuchi Salesman of the Year for his successful sales efforts in 2019. This is the third time Smith has taken top honors for Takeuchi after ranking No. 1 again in retail …

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Terex Service Centers Authorized for Service and Sale of Fassi Articulating Cranes

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Services and Fascan International have reached an agreement for Terex to become a full-service dealer of Fassi products. As an authorized dealer, Terex Services will provide maintenance, repair, and parts for Fassi products at its 19 branch locations across much of the U.S., as well as …

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Vacuworx Welcomes Cunningham as Senior Director of Sales

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx welcomes Charlie Cunningham to the North America sales and leadership teams as Senior Director of Sales.

Cunningham brings more than two decades of experience with sales, marketing, and business development activities. He recently spent 15 years with Astec Industries, Inc. As Vice President of Sales with …

CSDA Elects 2020 Officers and Board of Directors

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announces new Officers and Board Members. The election took place via email and mail-in ballots and results were announced at a recent board meeting, which took place through Zoom, as the association’s planned 48th Annual Convention was cancelled due …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Deere Board Elects Stone as President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems

MOLINE, IL — Deere & Company (DE) announces that its Board of Directors elected John Stone to the position of President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems. He will be responsible for the overall management and performance of the company's construction and forestry operations throughout the world and for …

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FINLEY Bridge Engineer Tu Obtains PE License

TALLAHASSEE, FL — FINLEY Engineering Group (FINLEY), a Tallahassee-based bridge design and construction engineering firm, congratulates Ton Tu, PE, on passing the Professional Engineering examination and officially receiving his Professional Engineering license.

During his three years with FINLEY, Tu's most notable projects have included Honolulu Authority For Rapid Transportation …

Hilti Among Industry Leaders to Launch 2020 Construction Startup Competition

PLANO, TX — “You are the missing piece.” With this slogan five global players of the construction industry invite all entrepreneurs worldwide with innovative construction solutions to participate in this year’s edition of the Construction Startup Competition. Startups willing to play a crucial role in the transformation of the construction …

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HNTB Grows Transit and Environmental Services Teams with Addition of Schwarz, Smiley, and Banguilan

ATLANTA, GA — HNTB Corporation, a national infrastructure solutions firm, is growing in Atlanta to help address the area’s infrastructure needs. The firm has hired Reiner Schwarz, Kenyata Smiley, MPA, and Alvin Banguilan, MA, RPA — three veteran professionals who add capabilities and expertise to the firm’s …

JE Dunn Construction Welcomes Johnson as Aviation Operations Director

ATLANTA, GA — JE Dunn Construction announces that industry veteran Peter Johnson has joined the company as Aviation Operations Director.

With a career spanning more than four decades, Johnson combines extensive aviation construction experience with over 20 years of collaborating with clients and managing aviation project teams and projects throughout …

Doosan Infracore Portable Pwr
Your local Doosan Portable Power dealer
Pinnacle Central Co Inc
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Komatsu Commits to Supporting Feeding America as National Partner in COVID-19 Response Efforts

CHICAGO, IL — More than 37 million Americans face hunger each year and as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes an additional 17 million Americans into food insecurity, Komatsu’s North American business units are partnering with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to donate up to $250,000 to support …

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PALFINGER Appoints Cavaggioni as New Vice President Sales and Service for North America Region

TIFFIN, OH — PALFINGER announces the official appointment of Alberto Cavaggioni as the company’s new Vice President of Sales and Service for the North America Region.

Cavaggioni has been appointed Vice President Sales and Service for the North America Region as of March 23, 2020. He will be a member …

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Takeuchi Announces Management, Board Changes

ATLANTA, GA — The Board of Directors of Takeuchi Mfg., Ltd. announces several changes to the worldwide management structure of Takeuchi and membership of its Board of Directors, approved during the annual shareholder meeting.

Clay Eubanks, current President of Takeuchi US, will be relocating to the company’s headquarters …

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Construction Industry Veteran Lumpkins to Retire from KOBELCO USA

KATY, TX — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA announces that George Lumpkins, General Manager of Marketing, General Service Manager, and Product Developer Manager retired at the end of May 2020. Lumpkins is a professional with a 45-year career in the construction equipment business, with over 26 years with KOBELCO.

“George …

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KAI Announces Appointment of McMinn as Design Principal

DALLAS, TX — KAI Enterprises announces that Tim McMinn, AIA has been named Design Principal. McMinn was previously Director of Architecture at KAI. As Design Principal, McMinn is responsible for the overall creative direction, solution development, and quality of architectural design at KAI supporting offices in Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, and …

Epiroc
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Power Equipment Co
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National Equipment Dealers, LLC Joins the Manitou Dealer Network in the US

WEST BEND, WI — Manitou North America welcomes National Equipment Dealers, LLC (NED) to the Manitou dealer network. National Equipment Dealers will offer the full Manitou line of skid loaders, track loaders, articulated loaders, and telescopic handlers at 11 locations throughout Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.

“We are …

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Doosan Expands Southeast Presence at 10 New Synergy Equipment Locations

SUWANEE, GA — Heavy equipment owners and operators across the Southeast now have greater access to Doosan parts, machines and service, thanks to 10 new dealer locations from Synergy Equipment.

The new locations — in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina — join three already established dealership locations with …

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Dynapac Names Hyland Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts

FORT MILL, SC — Tim Hyland returned to Dynapac recently as the Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts, working with those customers on sales of the entire Dynapac lineup that includes pavers, feeders, and compaction equipment. He is be based at Dynapac’s North American headquarters in Fort Mill, …

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Healthcare Design Leader Powers Joins Burns & McDonnell in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — Burns & McDonnell, an engineering, architecture, and construction company, has hired healthcare design and construction veteran Chris Powers to expand services and offerings from the firm’s office in Nashville, Tennessee. Powers will lead design for healthcare projects in Nashville and nationally as the firm continues to …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Adds Ross as Vice President of CE Sales

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA) announces Michael J. Ross as Vice President of Construction Equipment Sales. Reporting to M.S. Kang, President of HCEA, Ross will be responsible for managing all aspects of dealer sales with his internal and field staff.

Ross is a West Point …

Gomaco
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Ring Power Corporation
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KAI Hires Simmons as New Managing Partner

DALLAS, TX — KAI Enterprises announces the hiring of Brad Simmons, FAIA to the new position of Managing Partner. Simmons has more than 35 years of regional, national, and global experience. Simmons had worked collaboratively with KAI on joint projects for the past 20 years through his former employer, Jacobs, …

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Kapusta Promoted to Lead Regional Transmission & Distribution Group in Orlando for Burns & McDonnell

ORLANDO, FL — Burns & McDonnell promotes Matt Kapusta to lead the regional Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Group in Orlando, Florida. Within his decade-long tenure with the firm, Kapusta has led multidiscipline engineering and construction teams on a range of electrical transmission and distribution projects along the East Coast. In …

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Miller Joins HNTB as National Practice Consultant

ATLANTA, GA — Jannine Miller joins HNTB Corporation as National Practice Consultant and Vice President. She provides strategic advisory services for clients nationwide, with a focus on transportation policy, finance, and operations. She is based in HNTB’s Atlanta office.

Miller brings 10 years of leadership experience and an understanding of …

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Pitzer Hands Over Responsibility of Liebherr US Market to Bilgeri

Newport News, VA — On April 1, 2020, Daniel Pitzer changed position and moved to the Liebherr headquarters for mobile and crawler cranes in Ehingen, Germany, becoming Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the mobile and crawler crane division. His successor in charge of the U.S. market for the mobile and …

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Takeuchi Promotes Lawson to Director of Sales

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, has promoted Henry Lawson to a new leadership role. Lawson has been named Director of Sales, effective immediately.

As Director of Sales, Lawson will take on all the dealer sales development and national account business and activity in North America. First …

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Caddell Construction President and CEO Inducted into Alabama Construction Hall of Fame

MONTGOMERY, AL — Caddell Construction’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Eddie Stewart, has been inducted into the Alabama Construction Hall of Fame. The honor was bestowed by Alabama Associated General Contractors (Alabama AGC) at a recent ceremony.

Stewart is currently in his 41st year of his career in …

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Golden and Bowen Re-Elected to State Transportation Board

ATLANTA, GA — State Transportation Board members — Chairman Tim Golden of Valdosta (Eighth Congressional District) and Vice Chairman Rudy Bowen of Columbus (Seventh Congressional District) — were unanimously re-elected to full five-year board terms by a caucus of state representatives and senators from their respective congressional districts. The new …

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MCA Honors Nelson with Patrick R. Bush Award

ODESSA, FL — The Metal Construction Association (MCA) presented its annual Patrick R. Bush Award to Jan Nelson of Odessa, Florida, in appreciation for her service to the association and the metal construction industry. The awards were given during MCA's Winter Meeting Awards Dinner in Palm Springs, California.

This award …

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Peevy, Georgia DOT Planner, Named AASHTO Transportation Management Fellow

ATLANTA, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announces that Phil Peevy, the Atlanta Branch Chief in the Office of Planning has been named an American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Transportation Management Fellow.

Peevy, who has been with the department for 15 years, will …

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Richey Promoted to Senior Director of Business Development for Skanska’s Georgia and South Carolina Regions

ATLANTA, GA — Skanska USA, a construction and development firm, announces that Barkley Richey has been promoted to Senior Director of Business Development for the Georgia and South Carolina regions. Barkley will be responsible for the firm’s strategic growth and development opportunities, and will be based in the Atlanta, …

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Linder Industrial Machinery
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Skanska Promotes Rob Johnson to Vice President of Operations in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN — Skanska announces that Rob Johnson, an industry veteran with 20 years of experience in commercial construction, has been promoted to Vice President of Operations in Tennessee.

Johnson, who is based in Skanska’s Nashville office, joined the company in 2004 and was most recently a Project Executive. …

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Stantec Adds Pati as Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems Manager

ORLANDO, FL — Ron Pati, PE, has joined Stantec as a Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Manager for the global design and engineering firm’s transportation practice in Orlando, Florida. Pati will draw on his 32 years of transportation design experience to deliver ITS portfolios in the state and nationwide. …

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Volvo CE Boosts Inventory, Customer Support in Florida with Alta Equipment Group

TAMPA, FL — Alta Equipment Group (Alta), a provider of industrial and construction equipment and related services and one of the top performing Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) dealers in the United States, is expanding its territory into Florida. The Detroit, Michigan-based company has purchased the assets of Flagler Construction …

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Wong Selected as Member of AIA Florida’s 2019 Class of Citizen Architects

TAMPA, FL — Gresham Smith announces that Ray Wong, AIA, MBA, EDAC, LEED Green Associate, a Senior Architect in the firm’s Tampa healthcare studio, has been selected as a member of the American Institute of Architects Florida Chapter’s 2019 Class of Citizen Architects. The annual award honors local …

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CSDA Announces Erin O’Brien as New Executive Director

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) announces the appointment of Erin O’Brien as its next Executive Director, following the retirement of Pat O’Brien who served as Executive Director of the association since 1992.

“Erin has been intimately involved with the operations of CSDA for the …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
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FINLEY Hires Diaz as a Bridge Designer

TALAHASSEE, FL — Finley Engineering Group (FINLEY) welcomes Glenda E. Diaz, PhD., EIT, as a Bridge Designer II to its’ expanding bridge design and construction engineering firm.

Diaz obtained her Master of Engineering and PhD. in civil engineering from the University of Florida and has recently moved to Tallahassee …

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HNTB Grows Aviation Practice in Miami Office with Addition of Mendoza, Herdocia, Li and Martinez

MIAMI, FL — HNTB Corporation, a national infrastructure solutions firm, is growing in Miami to help address the area’s increasing aviation needs. The firm hired Maria Mendoza, AIA; Andrea Herdocia, Associate AIA; Xue Li, Ph.D., PE; and Ricardo-Javier Martinez, PE — four veteran professionals who add …

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JCB Awarded 2019 Supplier of the Year by United Rentals

POOLER, GA — Construction equipment manufacturer, JCB North America, was recently recognized by United Rentals, Inc. as its 2019 Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes JCB for outstanding value, timely delivery, product support, training and procurement excellence.

“Winning the coveted United Rentals Supplier of the Year award is …

Takeuchi Introduces Mountain Farm International as New Dealer

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Mountain Farm International as a new dealer. Located in Crossville, Tennessee, the dealer will provide sales, service, parts and rental to customers throughout Middle Tennessee.

Carrying the full lineup of Takeuchi equipment, including excavators, skid steer loaders, track loaders and …

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Vacuworx Promotes Raines to Regional Service Manager, Enhances Mobile Response Times in Gulf Coast Region

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces an increased presence in the Gulf Coast area with the promotion of Paul Raines from Production Manager to Regional Service Manager.

Raines is a service-oriented professional with technical know-how, problem-solving abilities and organizational skills. Factory trained and certified to inspect, service and repair all makes …

SITECH
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SITECH Mid-South
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Birnbaum to Succeed Dressel as Herc Holdings Chief Operating Officer

BONITA SPRINGS, FL — Herc Holdings Inc., a North American equipment rental supplier, announces that Aaron Birnbaum has succeeded J. Bruce Dressel as Chief Operating Officer. Dressel left his position as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on December 31, 2019. Birnbaum most recently served as the company’s …

CTBUH Announces Award of Excellence Winners for Annual Awards Program

CHICAGO, IL — The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announces the Award of Excellence Winners for the CTBUH 2020 Awards Program. The winning projects represent the very best tall buildings, urban contributions, technologies and innovations emerging recently in cities around the world.

Winners were selected across a …

Griffin Electric Celebrates Fifth Annual National Apprenticeship Week

HOLLISTON, MA — For the fifth straight year, Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric), an electrical subcontractor throughout New England and the Southeast for over four decades, participated in the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week. The annual federal initiative is an opportunity for businesses, communities and educators …

ICRI Announces 2019 Project of the Year and Awards of Excellence Winners

SAINT PAUL, MN — The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announces the winners of its 2019 Project Awards. The Ile-aux-Tourtes Bridge Rehabilitation was chosen as the ICRI 2019 Project of the Year. This year, three finalists were chosen, and the winner was announced at an awards ceremony.

ICRI awarded seven …

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Lory Joins HNTB’s Lake Mary Office as Florida Client Service Leader

LAKE MARY, FL — Satya Lory, PE, PMP, joins HNTB Corporation as Florida Client Service Leader and Vice President. She is based in the firm’s Lake Mary, Florida, office and leads HNTB’s delivery of some of the most complex transportation infrastructure projects throughout the state.

Lory has nearly 30 …

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
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Power Equipment Announces Promotion of White to General Product Support Manager

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment Company, a part of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of Wayne White to General Product Support Manager for the Middle Tennessee region. In his new position, Wayne will oversee the entire Product Support operation in Nashville, Tennessee, including parts and service. …

Wicklander Named General Manager of ALL Sunshine Crane Rental

ORLANDO, FL — A veteran of the ALL Family of Companies, T.J. Wicklander, has been named General Manager of ALL Sunshine Crane Rental Corp. of Orlando, Florida. Wicklander brings two decades of crane experience forged in the Greater Chicago area, where he served in a multitude of roles …

BLHI Takes Home Seven ABC Awards for Excellence in Construction

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Alabama Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has awarded BL Harbert International with seven Excellence in Construction awards. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects, selected from entries submitted from across the Yellowhammer State, …

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DLR Group Principal Receives LEED Fellow Designation

ORLANDO, FL — DLR Group announces that Principal Lindsey Piant Perez, AIA, has been named a 2019 LEED Fellow by Green Business Certification Inc. Perez joins 28 other LEED Fellows who represent exceptional practitioners and leaders within the green building community and have demonstrated mastery of the technical application …

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Dynapac North America Announces New Vice President of Operations

FORT MILL, SC — Dynapac North America LLC, a manufacturer of high-tech rollers for asphalt and soil applications, pavers and feeders, welcomes Jason Ammon back to the Dynapac team as Vice President of Product Support & Operations.

Ammon is based in the Fort Mill, South Carolina, office reporting to …

Kleemann
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Beard Equipment Co - AL
Tractor & Equipment
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Grove, Albach Join JE Dunn Construction as Senior Project Engineers

SAVANNAH, GA — Senior Project Engineer Jack Grove has joined the Savannah, Georgia, office of JE Dunn Construction, after relocating from Nashville, Tennessee, where he was part of the JE Dunn staff. Andrew Albach was recently hired as a Senior Project Engineer at the Savannah office.

Jack Grove
Grove …

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McCombe Joins HNTB Corporation as Senior Project Manager – Transit and Rail

LAKE MARY, FL — Pamela McCombe, P.Eng., joined HNTB Corporation as Senior Project Manager – Transit and Rail, based in Lake Mary, Florida. In this role, she manages a variety of complex projects and ensures client needs are met with technical excellence.

McCombe has nearly 35 years of industry …

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MTI Equipment Comes Under New Ownership

NORTH PORT, FL — MTI Equipment has successfully been re-acquired by the company’s founding ownership group. The ownership group consists of Canon Stahl, Shawn Hendricks and Alain Trimble.

MTI was established in 1986 as a telecommunications installation provider. In the early 1990s MTI transitioned into being a provider …

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Trimble Announces Painter as New President, CEO

SUNNYVALE, CA — Trimble announces that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Robert G. Painter to succeed Steven W. Berglund as President and CEO of Trimble effective January 4, 2020, the first day of Trimble's 2020 fiscal year. Painter will also join the Trimble Board of Directors on January …

Brasfield & Gorrie Marks Construction Milestone at the University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, FL — Brasfield & Gorrie and its subcontractors, the University Athletic Association and officials from the University of Florida recently celebrated the topping out of the university’s new baseball stadium. Topping out marks the completion of the building’s concrete and steel structure.

“This facility will heighten the baseball fan’s …

Wirtgen America Inc
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Dewberry Named Employer of the Year by WTS Central Florida Chapter

ORLANDO, FL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it has been selected by the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Central Florida Chapter as the 2019 Employer of the Year. Kevin Knudsen, PE, a Vice President with Dewberry, accepted the award on behalf of the firm …

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Dykes Equipment dba Appling Motors Introduced as New Takeuchi Dealer

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, announces Dykes Equipment doing business as (dba) Appling Motors as a new dealer, serving South Georgia. The full-service dealer specializes in new and used equipment. They will carry Takeuchi excavators, skid steer loaders, track loaders and wheel loaders for their …

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HNTB’s Atlanta Office Names Kassa as Transportation Planning Department Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Recognized for outstanding service, Tim Kassa has been named HNTB Corporation’s Transportation Planning Department Manager based in the firm’s Atlanta, Georgia, office. He oversees delivery of innovative solutions for transportation projects across the region and leads a group of 20 professionals.

Kassa has been with HNTB …

McHugh Construction Adds Six Construction Professionals to Growing Nashville Team

NASHVILLE, TN — James McHugh Construction Co., the Chicago-based general contractor whose Nashville office opened in 2014, announces the addition of six construction professionals to its growing Nashville team.

David Wells joins McHugh as an Assistant Superintendent and brings to the role more than 20 years of experience in …

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Methane Rangers, Dirt Demons Bring Home National Gas Rodeo Championship Trophies

INDEPENDENCE, MO — The 2019 National Gas Rodeo, organized by MEA Energy Association and sponsored in part by CASE Construction Equipment, recently held its annual two- and four-person team championship events in Independence, Missouri.

The 2019 overall Rodeo champions in the two-person category were the Methane Rangers (Jason …

Bomag - Roller
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Linder Industrial Machinery
Tidewater Equipment Joins CASE Construction Equipment Dealer Network

TIFTON, GA — Tidewater Equipment has joined the CASE Construction Equipment dealer network and will represent the manufacturer in 42 counties spanning western and southern Georgia. The dealer will sell and service CASE equipment out of its Tifton, Smithville and Pinehurst locations, serving the landscaping, general construction, forestry and agricultural …

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Acrow Bridge Appoints Needham as Pricing Analyst

PARSIPPANY, NJ — Acrow Bridge, an international bridge engineering and supply company, announces the appointment of Randy Needham, formerly New England Region Sales Manager, to the newly-created position of Pricing Analyst. In this role, Needham will collaborate with sales teams in North America to develop pricing strategies to …

Central Florida Equipment Announces Brand Refresh to Central Civil Construction

MIAMI, FL — Central Florida Equipment, a Miami-based construction company, announces a renaming to Central Civil Construction to reflect the company’s evolution — from an equipment rental company to being at the center of complex landmark projects being undertaken in South Florida.

“When our father founded Central Florida Equipment …

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Earthmovers Construction Equipment Adds Rogers, Dunbar and Conrad to Sales Team in Florida

APOPKA, FL — Earthmovers Construction Equipment, LLC located in Apopka and Fort Pierce Florida, recently hired Corey Rogers as the new Vice President of Sales. Rogers has worked in the construction equipment industry for over 20 years with major equipment manufacturers and has served in multiple roles including sales, marketing, …

Komatsu America Appoints Tractor & Equipment Company as Forestry Equipment Distributor

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Komatsu America appoints Tractor & Equipment Company (TEC) as the forestry equipment distributor for the states of Alabama, Georgia and the northwest region of Florida. TEC will handle the full line of Komatsu forestry equipment, which includes track feller bunchers, log loaders, wheeled harvesters, forwarders and harvesting/processing …

Doosan Infracore Portable Pwr
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Linder Announces Bauers as Vice President of Sales in Florida

PLANT CITY, FL — Linder Industrial Machinery announces the hiring of Tom Bauers, who will lead sales as Linder’s Vice President of Sales - Florida Division. With more than 20 years of experience in the equipment industry, Bauers said he is excited to help customers in Florida grow and …

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Vacuworx Hires Williamson as Regional Sales Manager for Southeast US

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces that Bruce Williamson has been hired as Regional Sales Manager, Southeast, serving the territory of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Williamson is a problem solver who prioritizes communication and follow-through as keys to building customer relationships. Based in Panama City …

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Behzadi Joins Dewberry’s Orlando Office as Senior Project Manager

ORLANDO, FL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Bahman Behzadi, PE, has joined the Orlando, Florida, office as a Senior Project Manager in the transportation design group.

Behzadi is responsible for the design and construction plans for transportation-related electrical components, including intelligent transportation system, …

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Ewing Joins Dewberry’s Orlando Office as Senior Project Manager, Architect

ORLANDO, FL — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Brad Ewing, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has joined the firm’s Orlando, Florida, office as a Senior Project Manager and Architect.

Ewing joins the firm with nearly 20 years of experience. Most recently, he worked as a …

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Hy-Brid Lifts Appoints Ware as Southeast Territory Manager

RICHFIELD, WI — Custom Equipment LLC welcomes Matt Ware as the Southeast Territory Manager. Ware will cover Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi, and will focus on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

“Matt’s sales experience and customer first …

Epiroc
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Power Equipment Co
NV5 Acquires Page One Consultants, a Program Management and Construction Quality Assurance Firm

HOLLYWOOD, FL — NV5 Global, Inc. (NV5), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, announces that it has acquired Page One Consultants, Inc. (Page One), a program management and construction quality assurance firm based in Orlando, Florida. The addition of Page One complements NV5’s infrastructure, geotechnical …

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SEAA Announces 2018 Person of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

WINSTON-SALEM, NC — Jack Vernon Nix, Jr. of Key Largo, Florida, Vice President of Operations for Shelby Erectors, Inc., was named the 2018 Person of the Year by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). A veteran of the steel erection industry for nearly 25 years, Nix is also …

Somerset CPAs and Advisors Launches 2019 Construction Industry Survey

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Somerset CPAs and Advisors will be launching their 2019 Construction Industry Financial Performance and Salary & Benefits Survey. This industry-specific survey provides information about the financial standing of the national construction community, outlining salaries and benefits by position, balance sheets, statements of operations and other information as …

Trench Plate Rental Co. Acquires Trench Shoring Services

DOWNEY, CA — Trench Plate Rental Co. (TPRC) has acquired the assets and operations of Trench Shoring Services (TSS), a multi-state provider of trench safety equipment rentals and sales with 13 branch locations across Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Pennsylvania. Formally organized as TSS in 1993 by …

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces 2018 Perpetual Pavement Award Winners

ORANGE PARK, FL — Six departments of transportation were named as winners of 2018 Perpetual Pavement Awards by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). The award celebrates long-life asphalt pavements that reflect the characteristics of a Perpetual Pavement design.
The award is presented to state transportation departments and local agency road …

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Dewberry’s Scarce Promoted to Corporate Director of Marketing

DANVILLE, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Elizabeth Scarce has been promoted to Director of Marketing for the firm’s Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, which span from Florida to Maryland. Combined, the two regions serve the marketing needs of more than 1,000 employees.
Scarce has …

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National Demolition Association Elects Godek as New President

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Demolition Association (NDA) announces that Chris Godek of New England Yankee Construction, LLC, in Milford, Connecticut, has been elected the new President of NDA for the 2019-2021 term. The National Demolition Association is an association for demolition professionals, representing nearly 500 demolition companies throughout …

NV5 Appoints Codispoti as New Chief Financial Officer

HOLLYWOOD, FL — NV5 Global, Inc. (NV5), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, announces the appointment of Edward Codispoti as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of NV5, effective June 6, 2019. Codispoti succeeds current NV5 CFO Michael Rama.
Codispoti has experience in financial leadership positions at …

Ring Power Corporation Announces Promotion of Zeras, McCandless, Scarpo and Sessions

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — Ring Power Corporation Executive Vice President of Sales, Kevin Robbins, announces the promotion of Chris Zeras to Vice President of New Sales - Heavy Equipment Division. He replaces Tim Maguire, who retired last month.
In his 21 years with Ring Power, Zeras has worked …

Ritchie Bros. Appoints Jeter as President of Upstream & Emerging Businesses, Taylor as Chief Sales Officer

VANCOUVER, BC — Ritchie Bros. announces an organizational realignment in North America. Jeff Jeter is appointed President of Upstream & Emerging Businesses, and Kari Taylor is appointed Chief Sales Officer, U.S. Regions.
Jeter’s responsibilities will include driving the Upstream business by rolling out RB Asset Solutions in the U.S., …

Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc
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Takeuchi Announces Holmes As Warehouse Operations Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Ron Holmes as Warehouse Operations Manager, effective immediately. Based out of Takeuchi-US headquarters in Pendergrass, Georgia, Holmes’ main responsibilities include providing materials, equipment and supplies by directing receiving, warehousing and distribution services, in addition to supervising staff.

Holmes brings over …

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Telsmith Welcomes Back Service Technician Vereb From Military Service

MEQUON, WI — Telsmith, Inc., a manufacturer of mineral processing equipment, welcomes back one of their Southeastern Field Service Technicians, Matthew Vereb, from a year-long mission in Germany. Vereb started at Telsmith in 2016 as Field Service Technician for the southeast territory including Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and …

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Thompson Machinery Continues Investment in Tennessee and Mississippi Communities

NASHVILLE, TN — Thompson Machinery, the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for middle and west Tennessee and north Mississippi, sells and services a variety of equipment, ranging from dozers to backhoes, to electric power generation and on-highway trucks, and even power systems for river barges traveling down the Mississippi River.

“Within …

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Vermeer Southeast Celebrates Marietta Facility Grand Opening


MARIETTA, GA — Vermeer Southeast, an employee-owned company as of January 1, 2019, recently celebrated the grand opening of their new Marietta, Georgia, parts, service and sales facility, expanding from roughly 7,000 square feet to nearly 24,000 square feet of space.

After initially considering a move to another site …

Woolpert Receives SAME Award for Leadership, Mentorship

TAMPA, FL — The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) recently presented Woolpert with the 2019 Seymour S. Greenfield Sustaining Member Award. The national award was presented at the Society Ball and Awards Gala that concluded the 2019 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo.
The annual award, named after former …

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ABC Honors Contractors Leading the Industry in Safety Performance

LONG BEACH, CA — Associated Builders and Contractors announces the winners of the 2018 National Safety Excellence Awards during the 29th annual Excellence in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California. A total of 42 ABC member companies were recognized for their safety performance.
The National Safety …

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Adair Joins HNTB in Lake Mary as ITS Section Manager

LAKE MARY, FL — Roberto “Carlo” Adair, PE, joins HNTB Corporation as Intelligent Transportation Systems Section Manager, based in the firm’s growing Lake Mary office. Adair has more than 15 years of experience, primarily focused on ITS design and project management, with extensive project work throughout Florida. 

“A patented …

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American Concrete Pumping Association Announces Elections Results

LEWIS CENTER, OH — The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) recently announced the election of its new executive board at the ACPA Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation in Las Vegas. Elected to serve a one-year term, the newly elected Executive Board includes:

Executive Board
President: Gary Brown - R.L. McCoy, …
Bishop Promoted to Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety for Skanska

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Skanska USA, a construction and development firm, announces that Nick Bishop has been promoted to Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) for its Southeast civil operations. Bishop will be based in the company’s Virginia Beach office and will report to Brian Stieritz, …

Caterpillar Announces Officer Changes of Bluth, Weiss and Hoenes


DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. announces officer changes to further support execution of the enterprise strategy, including an emphasis on the company’s focus on services. All changes became effective on May 1.
Tom Bluth, who was most recently Vice President of the Innovation & Technology Development Division (ITDD), has …

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Caterpillar Appoints Younessi as Lead of Construction Industries


DEERFIELD, IL — Ramin Younessi will replace Tom Pellette to lead Caterpillar’s Construction Industries segment. Younessi is currently the Group President of Energy & Transportation, and he has more than 30 years of leadership inside and outside of Caterpillar. He will now be responsible for the company’s earthmoving, excavation, building …

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Cedarapids Adds Powerscreen Crushing & Screening LLC as New Distributor

LOUISVILLE, KY — Powerscreen Crushing & Screening LLC has been announced as the Cedarapids distributor for the state of Alabama. The company is a full-service distributor that focuses on equipment sales, parts and repair of minerals processing equipment, and serves the aggregate, sand and gravel, ready mix and recycling markets …

Daniels and Bobe Promoted in Dewberry’s Gulf Coast Offices

Fairfax, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Jerri Daniels, CFM, has been promoted to Associate Vice President in the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana, office, and Andy Bobe, PE, has been promoted to Senior Associate in its Daphne, Alabama, office.
Daniels has been …

GCAA Executive Director Wansley Appointed to Aggregate and Concrete Executives Board

JOHNS CREEK, GA — Association Executive Director of the Georgia Construction Aggregate Association, Jeff Wansley, has been appointed to serve as Secretary/Treasurer on the national Aggregate and Concrete Executives board of directors for the term 2019-2020. Wansley will then move into the ACE Vice Chair position in two …

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Geotechnical Specialist Miller Moves to Freese And Nichols’ Georgia Office

ATLANTA, GA — Marc Miller, PE, the Senior Technical Professional leading geotechnical engineering at Freese and Nichols, Inc., has moved to the Atlanta office, bolstering growth in the firm’s services in Georgia and across the southeastern United States.
Miller, a Freese and Nichols Associate, has handled projects in …

SITECH
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Hitachi Wheel Loaders Appoints Quinn As Managing Director

NEWNAN, GA — Masaaki Hirose, President of Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc., (HCMA) announces his retirement from his current position, appointing Vice President of Operations Al Quinn to succeed him in day-to-day management of the company.

Hirose has accepted a new position within Hitachi, now serving as …

Kaufman Lynn Construction Celebrates 30th Anniversary

DELRAY BEACH, FL — Kaufman Lynn Construction (KL), a commercial construction company in the southeastern United States, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. With just over 200 employees in Florida, North Carolina and Texas, the company is poised for growth under the leadership of Founder and CEO Michael Kaufman and …

Marker Construction Group Announces New Hires: McCalla, Nikolajuk, Tawedros

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — W. Grey Marker II, Founder and CEO of Marker Construction Group in Fort Lauderdale, announces several new hires at the company as it continues to experience growth: Director of First Impressions Erica McCalla, Pre-Construction Coordinator Veronica Nikolajuk and Estimator Sam Tawedros.
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Minnich Manufacturing Announces Top Dealers of 2018

MANSFIELD, OH — Minnich Manufacturing, a manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators and vibrator monitoring systems, announces its top dealers of 2018 according to sales performance.
Top Minnich dealers for 2018 include:

  • Top Overall Dealer and Midwest Region Top Dealer: Logan Contractors Supply, Inc. (Des Moines, Iowa) …
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Owens Joins HNTB in Atlanta as Senior Project Manager – Planning

ATLANTA, GA — Catherine Owens, PE, LEED AP, joins HNTB Corporation as Senior Project Manager – Planning, based in the firm’s Atlanta office. Owens has 16 years of experience, with significant background on large infrastructure projects, including a key role on the Atlanta Beltline Program.
Owens will manage multiple …

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Power Equipment Appointed as Epiroc Dealer in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN — Power Equipment Company, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been appointed the newest dealer for Epiroc drills, parts, accessories and service in the state of Tennessee. Power Equipment is a member of the Bramco family of companies, one of the largest equipment dealers in North America.

Its …

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Thompson Pump Sells Rental Operations to United Rentals

PORT ORANGE, FL — A new chapter in the life of Thompson Pump & Mfg. Co. is beginning following the sale of their rental assets and related operations to the Fluid Solutions Group of industry leader, United Rentals. Having divested itself from the direct rental business, Thompson Pump plans …

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Todd Joins HDR as a Client Development Leader for Water

MOBILE, AL — HDR announces Scott Todd to HDR’s water practice as Client Development Leader for Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. In his new position, Todd will work with other teams at HDR to drive the growth of the business and implement strategic initiatives. He is based in the Mobile, Alabama, …