Available factory-installed or as a retrofit on select CASE M Series dozers, CASE Construction Equipment’s all-new SiteControl CoPilot system bridges the gap between automatic and indicate-only systems.
Doors are open at the new RDO Equipment Co. store in Riverside. On Wednesday, September 13, the team proudly opened the store to celebrate its Grand Opening, an event that included a ribbon cutting, store tours, and lunch.
Debut of New Brand Reflecting Expanded Wireless Engineering and Construction Services to Coincide with Company's Attendance at Mobile World Congress Americas
SHEBOYGAN, WI--(Marketwired) - Gabe's Construction
, a leading service provider to the pipeline, telecommunications, utility and DAS industry sectors, today announces the launch of Gabe's Wireless Solutions. The new division reflects the company's expanded wireless engineering and construction services and corporate vision, as well as its increased focus on providing end-to-end solutions for indoor and outdoor Distributed Antenna Systems, small cells and venue-based wireless networks.
Vac-Tron Equipment hosted a Red Carpet event to celebrate their 6,000th unit being built, along with their Low Profile trailer mounted industrial vacuum unit debuting in Logan Lucky, a new hit comedy. The event was held in the Villages, FL where Vac-Tron hosted the screening and was a chance for its employees and their families to celebrate this monumental event. Also in attendance was Vac-Tron’s customer Echo Utility Engineering and Surveying, who recently purchased the 6,000th unit, along with Vac-Tron’s dealer, Vermeer Southeast.
PEORIA, Ill. — Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced its board of directors has elected Kelly Ayotte as a member effective immediately. Ayotte, 49, is a former U.S. senator representing New Hampshire (2011-2017). She served as New Hampshire’s first female attorney general (2004-2009) and, prior to that, she was deputy attorney general and chief of the Homicide Prosecution Unit in New Hampshire.
McLaughlin revealed a new line of underground utility locators. The Vision locators combine proven McLaughlin technologies to ensure accuracy with new features to help contractors find underground utilities more efficiently.
Subsite Electronics, a Charles Machine Works Company, has acquired the assets of R.S. Technical Services Inc. (RST), an innovator in the design and manufacture of closed-circuit television remote inspection and monitoring cameras. The deal adds proven camera inspection capabilities to Subsite’s robust line of “Underground Awareness” solutions.
A new company has emerged to service the HDD industry with an emphasis on downhole consumables. “Right Turn Supply was created to find and deliver the best products in the market, giving our customers the greatest chance at success,” says Patrick Robinson, co-owner of Right Turn Supply. Robinson and partners, Jon Heinen and Tim Hutton, have been involved in the HDD industry for nearly a decade.
Caterpillar and Ditch Witch kicked off a special week at the White House focusing on American manufacturing with two of the largest examples of “Made in America” goods the country has to offer.
Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of David Marston as Product Support Sales Manager. Marston will manage product support sales operations for all locations in Kirby-Smith’s territory, and be responsible for growing revenues from support related activities. He will also be responsible for partnering with industry suppliers and engaging Kirby-Smith’s customer base to identify needs and ensure customer satisfaction.
Union, Illinois -based Specialty Utility Contractor Accelerates Growth with New Investment Partner
Specialty utility contractor, INTREN, has announced that One Equity Partners (OEP) has become a minority investor in the company. OEP is a middle market private equity firm focused on specialty contracting, industrial, healthcare, and technology markets worldwide.
Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading Komatsu distributor, has hired five new salesmen to offer more comprehensive sales coverage for its customer base in North and West Texas. Kirby-Smith’s Vice President of Sales, Del Keffer believes the hires will ensure that Kirby-Smith can better partner with customers to provide a one-of-a-kind business relationship. “At Kirby-Smith, we believe it is our responsibility to be in the trenches with customers every day, and we will do what it takes for them to be successful. Our continued investment and the growth of our sales team in Texas puts us in the best possible position to effectively serve them.”
irby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for the equipment distributor’s Kansas City location, which will open in mid-summer 2017. Yauilla will be responsible for Kansas City’s branch operations, including parts, service, sales and rental operations oversight.
Primoris Services Corp. recently acquired the assets of Dade City, Florida-based Florida Gas Contractors, a utility contractor specializing in underground natural gas infrastructure.
Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading equipment distributor and Manitowoc Certified Elite Dealer has announced the hiring of Rickey Bailey as Vice President, Crane Division. Bailey will be responsible for the strategy and oversight of Kirby-Smith’s crane operations, replacing the recently retired Ben Graham who had led the company’s Crane Division for over 16 years.
Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, has added Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. to its dealer network, serving construction, paving, mining, pipeline, aggregate and industrial customers in Oklahoma and Texas.
His experience and track record will be keys for Hunting’s global reach.
As part of a continued commitment to reinforce its global presence and serve its international customers, Hunting Trenchless has named Jimmy Foshee as its International Sales Manager. Foshee comes to Hunting with 25 years experience in HDD equipment manufacturing and parts and service development, as well as more than 10 years in the oil & gas and water well manufacturing sector.
Ring-O-Matic’s full product line of vacuum excavators, vacuum units and pit cleaners are now available from 22 more locations through six of the construction industry’s premier equipment dealerships.
Vacuworx Global has promoted Brian Hall to International Product Manager with responsibility for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. He remains the authorized Safety Trainer for Vacuworx, providing product and application training around the world as needed.
JPS Executive, Kelly Tomblin, Named CEO
INTREN announced that Loretta Rosenmayer, founder and CEO, will become Chairwoman of the Board of INTREN and a new CEO will take the reins on daily leadership. Founding the company in 1988, Rosenmayer has continued to lead a steady course to what has become one of the nation’s leading utility contractors. Kelly Tomblin, President and Chief Executive Officer at Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd., will become the new CEO of INTREN effective July 10, 2017.
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DCA welcomes five new Contractor and Associate Members for March/April 2017.
Oklahoma City, OK, May 10, 2017- Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a leading Komatsu distributor, recently promoted Jason Rogers to Service Manager, Pipeline Services. He was promoted from his previous role as Product Service Manager in Tulsa.
Norris H. Anders, of Marlton, New Jersey and Naples, Florida, previously of East Norriton, Pennsylvania, passed away suddenly on April 9, 2017, at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Arlene (nee Dunigan) for 63 years. Loving father of Audrey A. Azevedo (Joseph) and the late Dale E. Anders (Wendy). Dear brother of Merrill Anders (Phyliss). Caring grandfather of 4 and great grandfather of 6.
Micro Trenching is one of the installation methods being utilized by contractors to bring fiber networks to consumers. Micro Trenching is an installation method in which a narrow and relatively shallow trench is cut, usually on an asphalt roadway. Trench dimensions can range from .75 to 2.24 inches wide and 8 to 16 inches deep. While cutting, a vacuum system connected to the cutter wheel cleanly diverts and transports debris away from the worksite. Once the conduit is laid, the trench is backfilled with a grout compound.