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Caterpillar Celebrates Women in Construction with Operator Skills Tests, Peer Networking, Industry Updates

CLAYTON, NC — Dubuque, Iowa’s Kait Burds took home top honors at Caterpillar’s first Women in Construction Celebration in Clayton, North Carolina. Burds successfully demonstrated her advanced machine operator skills by maneuvering difficult work site challenges in record time with extreme precision.

Burds was one of 18 women — …

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Linder Hosts Open Houses for Two New Locations in North Carolina

GREENSBORO, NC — Linder Industrial Machinery recently held open houses for its two newest branches in Greensboro and Fayetteville, North Carolina. Linder has a total of 18 branches, seven in North Carolina, four in South Carolina, and the remainder in Florida.

The Greensboro facility was built to support the northern …

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Bobcat Announces its 2024 Dealer Leadership Group

RALEIGH, NC — Bobcat Company announces its 2024 Dealer Leadership Group. The Bobcat dealerships honored this year are its highest-performing dealers in North America, according to the company’s Dealer Performance Review.

“Every year, our dealer network keeps raising the bar,” said Brady Seavert, Vice President of Construction Sales at …

Linder Expands its Kubota Dealer Network with the Purchase of Southern Tractor & Outdoors

LEESBURG, GA — Linder Industrial Machinery Company has acquired Southern Tractor & Outdoors. The three branches in southwest Georgia (Leesburg, Moultrie, and Valdosta) will be re-branded as Linder Turf & Tractor branches, joining the growing network of Kubota dealerships across the southeast.

“We are fortunate to have developed a …

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Barnhart Acquires White Crane, Continues Rapid Expansion

COLUMBIA, SC — Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co. has purchased White Crane Co., Inc., of West Columbia, South Carolina. The acquisition is Barnhart’s second branch in South Carolina and marks the company’s fourth acquisition in the past eight months.

White Crane was founded in 1977 by Eddie Flynt, …

Topcon Construction Products
Your local Topcon Positioning Systems Inc dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Superior Paving Tests Dynapac’s New Asphalt Roller with SEISMIC Technology on Interstate 95 in Virginia

The new Dynapac CC2200 VI Asphalt Roller with SEISMIC technology recently completed a rigorous set of tests throughout Europe and the United States, including a major highway project for Superior Paving Corp. of Gainesville, Virginia.

Michael Washington, a roller operator at Superior Paving, highlighted the roller’s impact on the …

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Cleveland Brothers Joins Magni's Dealer Network, Expanding Access to Telehandlers in Sections of Pennsylvania and West Virginia

HARRISBURG, PA — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces its alliance with Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., Inc., an authorized Caterpillar dealer and provider of heavy construction equipment in the Mid-Atlantic region. Cleveland Brothers is now an authorized dealer for Magni's complete line of telehandlers, including the RTH, HTH, and TH models, …

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Newlons International Sales Joins Hyundai North American Dealer Network

ELKINS, WV — HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces the addition to its North American dealer network of Newlons International Sales, Elkins, West Virginia.

Newlons will represent the full line of Hyundai construction equipment products throughout northern West Virginia. In addition to its main location in Elkins, the …

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Trimble Technology Lab for Architecture and Construction Opens at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, VA — With a shared focus on educating the workforce of tomorrow, Virginia Tech and Trimble recently opened a Trimble Technology Lab at Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus. The multidisciplinary lab will bring Trimble technology to Virginia Tech's students in architecture, building construction, and construction engineering. The lab is jointly …

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SAKAI Welcomes Hopkins as New Regional Sales Manager for Northeast Dealer Network

ADAIRSVILLE, GA — SAKAI America, Inc. announces recent changes to the Sales and Marketing team. TJ Hopkins joins the organization as the Regional Sales Manager for the northeast U.S. and Canada from Ontario eastward. He will be based out of this territory, which covers the U.S. states of New York, …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Montabert Announces Linder Industrial Machinery as New Dealer for Southeastern United States

RALIEGH, NC — Montabert announces Linder Industrial Machinery, with multiple locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, as its newest dealer for the full line of Montabert attachments. The company not only provides sales and rental of Montabert’s rock drills, hydraulic breakers, and demolition attachments, but also complete …

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BOMAG Americas Expands Southeastern Equipment Territory to Include West Virginia for the Full Product Range

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV — BOMAG Americas announces that it has expanded its dealer agreement with Southeastern Equipment Co., Inc. to now include West Virginia. Southeastern Equipment now provides West Virginia contractors sales, service, and parts support for the full BOMAG product line — spanning from light equipment to landfill compactors …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Wilmington, North Carolina

WILMINGTON, NC — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Wilmington branch, its 10th rental location in the state of North Carolina. Since the beginning of 2023, H&E has opened nine new branches across the country, with three of those in the Tar Heel State. The Wilmington …

Linder Industrial Machinery Company Acquires Cumberland Tractor

FAYETTEVILLE, NC — Linder Industrial Machinery Company has recently purchased Cumberland Tractor in Fayetteville, North Carolina. This additional location will allow Linder to sell and rent the full line of Komatsu, BOMAG, and Kubota equipment, along with many complimentary products and attachments.

"We look forward to growing the …

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Takeuchi Expands Dealer Network with Three Additional Anderson Equipment Locations

BRIDGEVILLE, PA — Takeuchi’s dealer network continues to grow with the addition of Anderson Equipment branches in Bridgeville and Somerset, Pennsylvania, and Bridgeport, West Virginia. Anderson Equipment already carries Takeuchi’s compact excavators, track loaders, and wheel loaders at 12 of its locations across West Virginia, New Hampshire, New York, …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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H&E Opens New Branch in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, NC — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Kings Mountain branch, its ninth rental location in the state of North Carolina and its fourth in the greater Charlotte vicinity. Since the beginning of the second quarter of 2023, H&E has opened eight new branches across …

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CASE and Team Rubicon Elevate Partnership with Expansion of Heavy Equipment Operator Training

FRANKLIN, IN — Last fall, CASE Construction Equipment asked its dealers to help support a new initiative with Team Rubicon: train more volunteers to operate heavy equipment for its veteran-led humanitarian organization that serves global communities before, during, and after disasters and crises. CASE dealers responded.

Earlier this year, the …

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Hyundai Launches Dedicated Compact Equipment Sales and Support Team in North America

COLUMBIA, SC — Following the introduction of skid steer and compact track loaders, along with updates across its compact excavator lineup earlier this year at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces the formation of a new team dedicated to Hyundai compact equipment sales and support.

Hyundai has hired …

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Equipment Manufacturers Welcome South Carolina Governor to BOMAG Americas

RIDGEWAY, SC — BOMAG Americas, in partnership with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), recently welcomed South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster to their North American headquarters. The governor was on hand to launch CONNEX South Carolina, a manufacturing supply chain solution connecting manufacturers, like BOMAG, to component suppliers across …

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BOMAG Americas Expands its National, Regional Rental Sales Force

RIDGEWAY, SC — BOMAG Americas announces a new National Accounts Manager plus recent additions to its regional rental sales manager (RSM) team. Having a sales manager dedicated to national and larger regional rental chains plus RSMs serving smaller territories allows BOMAG to enhance the level of sales support it offers …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Foley Lynx is like Hiring a Full-Time Service Technician for Cat Equipment

Foley Lynx is a support service that gives Foley Equipment customers access to a dedicated service technician right from their phone.

“The easiest way to explain it is to say it’s Siri for your equipment,” said Travis LaDuke, Lynx Consultant at Foley Equipment. “You have a question, and we …

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Ditch Witch of North Carolina Named Winner of the 2022 Crescent Club Award

RALEIGH, NC — Ditch Witch of North Carolina, a provider of underground construction equipment and services, was awarded the 2022 Crescent Club Award. This award is presented annually by the Ditch Witch organization to recognize outstanding performance in sales, marketing, and customer service.

"We are incredibly honored to receive …

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Empire Crane Company and Bigge Crane and Rigging Make Partnership Official

SYRACUSE, NY — Empire Crane Company has officially partnered with Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. in order to offer East Coast customers better access to rent or buy the more than 1,800 cranes in Bigge’s fleet.

Empire Crane has long been in the crane sales and rental business, serving customers …

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D.H. Griffin Companies Signs Agreement to Purchase Komatsu PC900LC-11 Excavator from Linder Industrial Machinery

After signing a purchase agreement, D.H. Griffin Companies has become the first company in the United States to own the Komatsu PC900LC-11 excavator. The excavator was purchased during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 from Linder Industrial Machinery, a heavy equipment dealer offering a variety of new, used, and rental equipment, along with …

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Caterpillar Announces Collaboration with Luck Stone to Scale Autonomous Solutions to the Aggregates Industry

CHANTILLY, VA — Caterpillar Inc. announces a collaboration with Luck Stone, a family-owned and operated producer of crushed stone, sand, and gravel, to deploy Caterpillar’s autonomous solution to Luck Stone’s Bull Run Plant in Chantilly, Virginia. This will be Caterpillar’s first autonomous deployment in the aggregates industry and will …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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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 …

Introducing DEVELON, the Next Evolution in Construction Equipment Innovation

SUWANEE, GA — The familiar brand of orange construction equipment known as Doosan will now be called DEVELON throughout the world. Under the new brand name, the company will continue providing innovative products and solutions, further cementing its status as a global leader in construction equipment and solutions for the …

Sunbelt Rentals Sets the Gold Standard for Recruiting, Employing, and Retaining Veterans

FORT MILL, SC — Sunbelt Rentals, an equipment rental company, has been recognized with three awards for its efforts to recruit and retain military veterans in North America and globally.

For the first time, Sunbelt Rentals has received the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE …

Dobbs Equipment, LLC Named to John Deere’s Onyx Circle

GREENVILLE, SC — John Deere Construction and Forestry Division names Dobbs Equipment, LLC in Simpsonville, South Carolina, as a 2022 winner of its Onyx Circle award. The award recognizes John Deere’s top-performing dealers in terms of earning customers’ business, as determined by key performance metrics.

“Over the last year, Dobbs …

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JLG’s All-New E18 Vertical Mast Lifts Now Available

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, introduces an all-new vertical mast lift series to the market. The new JLG E18MCL model is well-suited for construction and industrial applications that require outdoor and indoor …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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BOMAG Americas Signs All Roads Equipment as Specialty Equipment Distributor for Virginia

RIDGEWAY, SC — BOMAG Americas announces it has signed Vermeer All Roads as a new dealer for its specialty equipment lines, covering all counties in Virginia. Under the new collaboration agreement, All Roads Equipment, a division of All Roads, will provide contractors in the region with sales, service, and …

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Exyn Technologies and Trimble Collaborate on a Proof of Concept for a Fully Autonomous Surveying Solution for Construction

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble and Exyn Technologies, a pioneer in multi-platform robotic autonomy for complex, GPS-denied environments, announce a strategic collaboration to explore the use of autonomous construction surveying technology. The solution will integrate Boston Dynamics' Spot robot, the ExynPak powered by ExynAI, and the Trimble X7 total station. …

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Trimble and HP Collaborate to Explore the Use of Robotic Technology for Autonomous Indoor Construction Layout

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble and HP are collaborating on the integration of Trimble's latest robotic total station with HP's new SitePrint robotic layout solution. The solution focuses on transforming the layout process for indoor construction projects.

The announcement was made at the Trimble Dimensions+ Conference, where HP and Trimble …

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Trimble Construction Cloud Powered by Microsoft Azure Launches at Trimble Dimensions+ Conference

LAS VEGAS, NV — Trimble announces the launch of Trimble Construction Cloud powered by Microsoft Azure, an industry cloud to streamline construction projects. Trimble Construction Cloud was developed as part of Trimble's collaboration with Microsoft to advance technology adoption and accelerate the digital transformation of the construction, agriculture, and transportation …

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Takeuchi Celebrates Production of First Track Loaders at New South Carolina Facility

MOORE, SC — The first compact track loaders have rolled off the assembly line at Takeuchi’s new manufacturing facility in Moore, South Carolina. This facility, Takeuchi’s first production facility in North America, will eventually produce nearly all the company’s compact track loaders, allowing Takeuchi to reduce compact track loader …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
Takeuchi Launches New Line of Hydraulic Hammers

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi has added seven sound-suppressed hydraulic hammer models to the Takeuchi Attachment Program, helping compact track loader and compact excavator owners accomplish more with their machines.

“Hydraulic hammers are invaluable attachments for breaking up asphalt, concrete, rocks, and other hard materials,” said Lee Padgett, Product Manager …

LiuGong North America Welcomes Modern Group to Dealer Network

BRISTOL, PA — LiuGong North America is welcoming Bristol, Pennsylvania-based Modern Group Ltd. to its growing dealer lineup. Founded in 1946, the company is an industrial equipment distributor and service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, with eight locations across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

Modern Group President and CEO Paul …

Curry Supply Co. Attends, Provides Recap of CAT UEM Conference

HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA — The Curry Supply Co. team recently attended the CAT UEM conference. Curry Supply's Off Road Sales Manager Tom Schnakenberg and Regional Sales Manager Stephen Nelson represented the company at the conference. The event offered networking opportunities and the chance to reconnect, build new relationships, and discuss industry …

JLG Expands Authorized Service Provider Network to Support Customers’ Maintenance and Repair Needs

MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, is expanding its network of Authorized Service Providers in the United States to provide equipment repair, warranty, maintenance, inspections, parts, and other support services nationwide to JLG customers. …

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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. …
SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Mid-South
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Wilden Releases New 76 mm (3") Metal Equalizer Surge Dampener - Integrated SD Series

GRAND TERRACE, CA — Wilden, a brand of PSG, a Dover company, has extended its line of metal Equalizer Surge Dampeners - Integrated SD Series (ISD) with the addition of a new 76 mm (3”) model. Designed to integrate directly into the manifold of a Wilden metal air-operated …

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Trimble and ABI GMBH Offer Trimble Ready Option for Piling and Drilling Machines

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble and ABI Maschinenfabrik und Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH announce the introduction of a Trimble Ready factory option for new ABI MOBILRAM-Systems and DELMAG Drill Rigs. ABI piling and drilling machines shipped from the factory will be ready for the installation of the Trimble Groundworks Machine Control System, which …

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Junttan Oy to Offer Trimble Groundworks Machine Control for Piling Machines from the Factory

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble and Junttan Oy announce the availability of Trimble Groundworks Machine Control System for Piling Machines as a factory option on Junttan Oy foundation machines.

Trimble Groundworks is a 3D machine control system that improves efficiency and reduces downtime with stakeless navigation, productivity and quality monitoring, and …

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Trimble Introduces Horizontal Steering Control, Automatic Screed Width Control for Vogele Asphalt Pavers

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trimble introduces the Trimble Roadworks Paving Control Platform version 2.10 with Horizontal Steering Control for Vogele Navitronic asphalt pavers. The addition of Horizontal Steering Control and automatic screed width control for Vogele pavers is another step forward in Trimble's path toward machine control autonomy.

Trimble Roadworks version …

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. …

Volvo Roadbuilder
Your local Volvo Construction Equipment dealer
Richmond Machinery & Equipment
The Future is Now: Examining Construction’s Power Alternatives

At the center of any construction alternative power discussion is diesel. Diesel remains the go-to power on jobsites. According to the Diesel Technology Forum, 98 percent of construction's energy use in the United States comes from diesel.

But with global initiatives underway to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by …

Drones are Benefitting Earthmoving Operations

MILWAUKEE, WI — Drones — the aerial eye of the jobsite — have become a very versatile tool for earthmoving operations. Among the benefits: increasing efficiency, productivity, and accuracy on jobsites. In addition, drones help reduce unplanned costs and rework throughout a project by providing a steady stream of jobsite …

Preventative Maintenance Tips for Backhoes

MILWAUKEE, WI — Preventive maintenance “is a very broad term,” said George MacIntyre, Product Manager at CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibitor CASE Construction Equipment. “It can be as formal as the critical practice of performing regular service, as prescribed by the manufacturer of the machine, throughout the machine’s life. Or it …

Hills Machinery Adds Two New Locations to Strengthen Sales, Service, and Support Throughout North Carolina and South Carolina

ASHEVILLE, NC — CASE Construction Equipment dealer Hills Machinery has opened two new facilities to strengthen its footprint and customer service throughout North Carolina and South Carolina. The new operations in Mills River (Asheville), and Leland (Wilmington), North Carolina will focus on new and used equipment sales, rental, support, service, …

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 …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Dobbs Equipment
Demo Day Allows Construction Industry to Showcase Underground Safety Equipment, Practices

HYATTSVILLE, MD — The Distribution Contractors Association (DCA) recently participated in a multi-industry event that showcased underground construction safety equipment and practices for some representatives of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The event, referred to by industry reps as OSHA Demo Day, was hosted by the Association of …

Fecon Appoints Linder Industrial Machinery as Distributor in Florida and Carolinas

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Fecon announces the addition of Linder Industrial Machinery as a new stocking distributor for the full lineup of Fecon mulching tractors, forestry mulchers, and attachments in the states of Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. They have 16 locations in Jacksonville, Ocala, Orlando, Plant City, Ft. Myers, …

Kohler Engines Approves Usage of HVO in the USA

KOHLER, WI — All Kohler diesel-fueled engines are approved to use HVO in the United States, in line with ASTM D975 standard. This confirmation comes just a few months after European compliance was announced. In February, in fact, Kohler had announced approval to use HVO for all its diesel engines …

Choosing Screen Media to Improve Production and Solve Screening Problems

With proposed infrastructure programs being discussed to offset the economic impacts of COVID-19, aggregate materials could see a spike in demand. This progression can lead to increased profits for mineral processing operations. However, maximizing efficiency to capitalize on this opportunity requires the right equipment. It is critical that operations evaluate …

Yanmar Compact Equipment’s Largest Mini Excavators Provide Maximum Power in Tight Spaces

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Yanmar Compact Equipment offers the ViO80-1A and SV100-2A, the largest models in their mini excavator line. The machines provide the performance, efficiency, technology, and reliability needed for tough jobs, allowing for maximum productivity in construction, landscaping, and utility applications. Both models feature Yanmar Compact Equipment’s four-year/4,000-hour …

Topcon Construction Products
Your local Topcon Positioning Systems Inc dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
Customer Day at Liebherr: Expanded Operations, Expanded Solutions

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr USA, Co. hosted visitors from across the globe at their first Customer Day. The company highlighted and demonstrated a diverse range of products across all 10 segments including earthmoving, material handling technology, deep foundation machines, tower cranes, mining, mobile and crawler cranes, maritime cranes, concrete …

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 …

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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Five Tips for Mini Excavator Maintenance

Maintenance might not be your favorite thing to do, but this minor inconvenience can help you avoid major headaches in the future. Good maintenance practices not only keep the machine running at peak performance, but they also minimize downtime from repairs that come from ignoring key maintenance requirements. Here are …

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Changing the Game with the EWRS-HS Hard Surface Skid Steer Tire

WINNIPEG, MB — Evolution Wheel is a manufacturer of heavy-duty skid steer tires. The EWRS-HS series solid skid steer tire is the hard surface version of the EWRS-AT series all-terrain tire. The solid EWRS-HS skid steer tire is ideal for surfaces like concrete or asphalt.

Evolution Wheel spends a lot …

Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Managing Screen Media Selection, Installation and Maintenance

It doesn’t matter how much aggregate is produced in a day if it is contaminated or not sized correctly. Though screen media is a minor cost when compared to larger equipment in a quarry or mine, it is a crucial part of any operation’s profit machine. One unexpected break and …

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Project Owners Drive Tech Adoption

The needs of the project owner have always defined the parameters of a construction job, but all signs are pointing to owners playing a bigger role in the use of technology on their projects in the future, especially as we begin to see federal funds put to work on transportation …

Sakai America Announces Changes in Sales Team

ADAIRSVILLE, GA — Sakai America, Inc. announces two changes within the sales department. Nick Zessack will transition from a Sales Support position to the Southeast Regional Sales Manager role. Zessack will continue to work out of the Adairsville, Georgia, head office, but will be the primary contact for Sakai heavy …

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K-Tec and Ashland Acquire Metalcraft Scrapers

LOUISVILLE, GA — K-Tec Earthmovers and Ashland Industries, providers of pull-pan scraper earthmoving products, announce the acquisition of Metalcraft of GA, Inc., a heavy equipment manufacturer. This acquisition provides a facility presence in the Southeastern U.S. along with expanded product offerings from the Metalcraft brand. The Metalcraft facility, …

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BOMAG, Linder Machinery Pact Paves Way for New Roadbuilding and Construction Opportunities Across Florida, North & South Carolina

RIDGEWAY, SC — BOMAG Americas, Inc. and Linder Industrial Machinery announce their cooperation for the sale and support of BOMAG compaction, milling, paving, and reclaiming/stabilizing equipment for roadbuilding and other construction market segments throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and most of Florida.

The collaboration will bring together two companies with …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Dobbs Equipment
Takeuchi to Open New Manufacturing Facility in South Carolina

MOORE, SC — Takeuchi-US is preparing to open its first North American manufacturing facility in Moore, South Carolina. The new Takeuchi facility will produce compact track loaders and is expected to employ around 100 people when fully operational.

Takeuchi’s new 156,000-square-foot production facility and stand-alone office building are close to …

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Mecalac Adds Seven Dealers to Growing North American Network

NORFOLK, MA — Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, welcomed seven new North American dealers to its growing network. Located in Virginia, New York, Tennessee, Idaho, Kentucky, and Colorado in the U.S. as well as British Columbia in Canada, the expanded …

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BILCO Hires New Sales Representative for Virginia Territories

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The BILCO Company announces it has hired APEM, Inc. as its manufacturer representative for selling specialty access commercial building products in central and southern Virginia, as well as West Virginia.

APEM is a manufacturers’ representative company focused on providing support throughout every stage of the building process, …

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ACT Construction Equipment Expands its Doosan Presence in Raleigh and Asheville Markets

RALEIGH, NC — Doosan Infracore North America is partnering with ACT Construction Equipment to add new locations in the Raleigh and Asheville, North Carolina, markets. With these additions, ACT Construction Equipment now has five locations to serve all of North Carolina and a sixth location in Roanoke, Virginia.

The two …

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Vermeer MV Solutions New Facility Officially Open

PIEDMONT, SC — Vermeer MV Solutions recently celebrated the grand opening of their new, 130,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Piedmont, South Carolina, with a ribbon-cutting event. Formerly known as McLaughlin Group, Inc., Vermeer MV Solutions has been a manufacturer of vacuum excavation innovation for 100 years.

In November 2018, Vermeer …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Automated, Connected, and Intelligent

The future is looking bright for the construction industry, with project pipelines full and the promise of infrastructure spending infusing the industry with confidence and optimism. But as we face another year of supply chain issues and crippling workforce shortages, it’s possible that our industry’s biggest challenge could be too …

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Dynapac North America Continues to Strengthen Dealer Network

FORT MILL, SC — Dynapac North America LLC, an equipment manufacturer for compaction and paving applications, announces that National Equipment Dealers, LLC (NED) will be expanding their current footprint for Dynapac products into North and South Carolina. This will add to their already existing footprint in Florida. For customers …

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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 …

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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 …

Topcon Construction Products
Your local Topcon Positioning Systems Inc dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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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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Brandeis Machinery Expands Reach into West Virginia

LOUISVILLE, KY — Brandeis Machinery, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has been named the authorized Komatsu distributor in eight counties in the western region of West Virginia. The counties of Wayne, Lincoln, Mingo, Logan, Boone, Wyoming, Mcdowell, and Mercer will now be serviced by Brandeis Machinery out of the Stanville, …

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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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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 …

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Doosan Bobcat Continues Expansion with Groundbreaking of $70M Manufacturing Campus in North Carolina

STATESVILLE, NC — Doosan Bobcat North America recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the start of construction for a new $70-million, 600,000-square-foot manufacturing, warehouse, and distribution addition to the current office and manufacturing complex in Statesville, North Carolina. The expansion project will double the facility’s footprint to nearly 1.2 …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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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 …

Power Equipment Expands Footprint in Virginia

JONESVILLE, VA — Power Equipment Company, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been named the authorized Komatsu distributor in eight counties in southwest Virginia. In addition to Washington County and Bristol City, where Power is currently the authorized Komatsu dealer, the counties of Lee, Wise, Scott, Dickenson, Buchanan, Russell, Tazewell, …

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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 …

PRINOTH Presents McClung-Logan as New Dealer for Maryland and Virginia

BALTIMORE, MD — PRINOTH, a manufacturer of tracked vehicles, introduces McClung-Logan of Maryland, who represents PRINOTH for the PANTHER line-up for the states of Maryland and Virginia.

After 80 years in business, McClung-Logan aims to develop and support partnerships with their clients. The company's fleet of heavy construction equipment …

SITECH
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SITECH Mid-South
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H&E's Norfolk, Virginia, Branch Relocated and Renamed to Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, VA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces both the renaming of its Norfolk rental equipment branch to Chesapeake and its relocation to a nearby facility in Chesapeake, Virginia.

The 10,000-square-foot facility sits on two acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop …

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Doosan Bobcat to Invest $70M to Add Jobs and Expand Manufacturing Operations in Statesville, North Carolina

WEST FARGO, ND — Doosan Bobcat North America announces plans for a $70-million expansion of its Statesville, North Carolina, manufacturing facility. The company plans to construct an additional 580,000 square feet for its manufacturing operations, which will create 250 new, full-time jobs over the next five years in Iredell County. …

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 …

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 …

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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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H&E Opens New Facility in North Charlotte Area

CHARLOTTE, NC — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of a new branch in the North Charlotte area, bringing the number of H&E North Carolina branches to eight.

The 8,000-square-foot facility sits on 2.5 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop …

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Equipment Evolution

Demolition and recycling equipment is evolving and is going to change quickly in the next five to 10 years. Manufacturers are leading this effort with input from their customers.

Advances are happening in wireless technology, microchips, machine learning, artificial intelligence, automation, cameras, sensors, touch screens, and batteries. These technologies are …

Hills Machinery Launches New CASE ReNew Used Equipment Center

CHARLOTTE, NC — CASE Construction Equipment and Hills Machinery have launched two of the first CASE ReNew Centers in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina. The CASE ReNew Center will thoroughly inspect, service, and recondition CASE lease returns and/or other used CASE equipment, which will then be sold through …

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. …

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 …

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Getting the Most From Compact Track Loaders

Compact track loaders are an increasingly vital part of contractors’ businesses. The sheer versatility of these machines allows them to thrive in a variety of working conditions, and – thanks in part to growing attachment diversity – CTLs can be used for more applications than ever. A strategic purchase of …

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Getting the Most From Compact Track Loaders

Compact track loaders are an increasingly vital part of contractors’ businesses. The sheer versatility of these machines allows them to thrive in a variety of working conditions, and – thanks in part to growing attachment diversity – CTLs can be used for more applications than ever. A strategic purchase of …

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Enhancing Safety in the Heavy Equipment Rental Industry

Renting heavy machinery has become increasingly popular in the construction and mining industries with many companies now opting to rent instead of purchase equipment. In fact, market analysts predict that the heavy equipment rental industry is set to grow by 11 percent over the next three years as construction companies …

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Enhancing Safety in the Heavy Equipment Rental Industry

Renting heavy machinery has become increasingly popular in the construction and mining industries with many companies now opting to rent instead of purchase equipment. In fact, market analysts predict that the heavy equipment rental industry is set to grow by 11 percent over the next three years as construction companies …

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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 …

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SITECH Mid-South
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New General Manager Appointed for Terex Cranes Americas

WILMINGTON, NC — Terex Cranes announces the appointment of Andreas Ernst to the position of General Manager Cranes, Americas.

“I am very pleased that Andreas Ernst has joined Terex Cranes as General Manager for Americas, bringing his experience in leading successful teams with a strong customer focus," said Marco Gentilini …

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Curry Supply Company Promotes Buddin to Director of Sales

RALEIGH, NC — Curry Supply Company, a manufacturer of specialized industrial trucks, announces the promotion of Will Buddin to Director of Sales. Based in North Carolina, he will primarily work with and oversee Curry Supply’s Regional Sales Managers across the country.

Buddin joined Curry Supply last September as a …

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Atlas Copco Appoints Andersson as President of Power and Flow Division

ROCK HILL, SC — Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC) appoints Mikael Andersson as President of the Power and Flow division.

In his new position, Andersson will be responsible for the global operations of the Power and Flow division within the Business Area of Power Technique. The Power and Flow division …

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Empire Crane Company Becomes Authorized Tadano Distributor

SYRACUSE, NY — Tadano America Corporation announces that Empire Crane Company, headquartered in Syracuse, New York, has been added as an authorized distributor for Tadano cranes in the northeastern United States. Since opening in 2002, Empire Crane has been a partner in the lifting industry and is an authorized …

SITECH Technology Distributors Established in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia

COLUMBIA, SC — Trimble announces that SITECH Technology Distributors have been established to serve civil construction contractors in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The territory once served by SITECH Mid-Atlantic has been reorganized into SITECH Chesapeake, SITECH Horizon, SITECH Palmetto, and SITECH Precision. These …

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Hills Machinery Helps Bring New Levels of Success to Terex Trucks in the US

RALEIGH, NC — Every year, Terex Trucks ships a significant proportion of its articulated haulers — the TA300 and TA400 — from its Motherwell facility in Scotland to customers across North America. This year, Hills Machinery — the company’s dealer in North and South Carolina — has taken a considerable …

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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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 …

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Doosan Adds Three New Locations to Serve South Carolina Customers

GREENVILLE, SC — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, is partnering with Gateway Dealer Network to add three locations in South Carolina. In addition to providing increased service and support for customers, these new locations will offer more access to buy or rent Doosan equipment.

The newest additions, with locations …

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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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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, …

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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 …

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Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic Awarded Takeuchi's Mid-Atlantic Dealer of the Year

MECHANICSBURG, PA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, awards Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic as the 2019 Dealer of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region for their successful sales efforts in 2019.

Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic was named Takeuchi Mid-Atlantic Dealer of the Year after considering their commitment and excellence …

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Liebherr USA, Co. Offers First Look Inside its New Headquarters

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — The newly expanded Liebherr USA, Co. corporate headquarters is open in Newport News, Virginia. The $60-million expansion features a 60,000-square-foot administrative building, an 82,000-square-foot workshop and training facility, a 92,000-square-foot parts distribution warehouse with retail operations, a guardhouse, and a one-story, 7,500-square-foot wash bay building.

The …

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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 …

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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 …

The AED Foundation’s Construction Career Aptitude Test Soon to Launch

SCHAUMBURG, IL — As the AED Foundation (AEDF) continues to address the industry's skills gap through its Vision 2024 plan, the soon-to-launch Construction Career Aptitude Test aims to help address the workforce shortage starting at the high school level. More specifically, the Construction Career Aptitude Test is designed for students …

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Volvo Penta Develops Digital Platforms for Dealer Education and Empowerment

CHESAPEAKE, VA — Volvo Penta announces a number of initiatives aimed at training, informing, and arming dealers with the resources needed to better serve shared customers in the field. The new platforms, which consist of online instructor-led training programs and a series of webinars, are geared toward all facets of …

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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, …

SITECH
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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 …

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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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KIOTI Tractor Donates 10,000 N-95 Masks and K9 UTV to UNC REX Healthcare

WENDELL, NC — Alongside a dedication to its dealers and customers, KIOTI Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., is committed to the health and well-being of the communities in which it serves. To assist health care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company recently donated …

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 …

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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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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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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 …

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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Volvo Penta Supplies Personal Protective Equipment to Healthcare Workers

CHESAPEAKE, VA — Volvo Penta, a global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications, is taking action in response to the need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). At two of its North American facilities, the company is producing and distributing this vital protective gear …

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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 …

Wirtgen America Inc
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Dobbs Equipment
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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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Takeuchi Hires Headden as Regional Business Manager

GREENVILLE, SC — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Dillon Headden will join its staff as Regional Business Manager, effective immediately. Headden will be located in the Mid-Atlantic region.

As Regional Business Manager, Headden’s main responsibilities include all sales development and activity within a multi-state territory. This includes, but …

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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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Liebherr USA, Co. Construction Division Receives AED Foundation Partner Award

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr USA, Co.’s Construction Equipment division is the 2020 recipient of the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Foundation Partner Award. First presented in 2017, the award recognizes the distinguished service of a manufacturer or service provider that has offered significant contributions to the professional education goals …

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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 …

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Linder Industrial Machinery
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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 …

Doosan Portable Power Adds Rish Equipment Company to Distributor Network

STATESVILLE, NC — Doosan Portable Power has named Rish Equipment Company as an authorized distributor. Rish Equipment Co. will supply Doosan air compressors, generators, light towers and light compaction equipment at 14 locations across portions of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

Rish Equipment Co. traces its beginnings to 1934 and …

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Vermeer Mid Atlantic Announces Acquisition of Vermeer Northeast

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD — Vermeer Mid Atlantic, an All Roads company, continues its expansion into the industrial equipment industry with the acquisition of Vermeer Northeast, a Pinnacle Award-winning dealer partner of Vermeer Corporation with locations in New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The addition of the three locations makes …

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Linder Announces Wilkes as Executive Vice President of Sales in North and South Carolina

CONCORD, NC — Linder Industrial Machinery announces that Chris Wilkes, Executive Vice President of Sales – Florida Division will now lead all sales efforts in their North and South Carolina territories as the Executive Vice President of Sales – Carolinas Division. He has been with Linder for 15 years …

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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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SITECH Mid-South
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Vermeer MV Solutions Adds Place as New Engineering Manager

GREENVILLE, SC — Vermeer MV Solutions announces the addition of John Place as a new Engineering Manager based out of Greenville, South Carolina. In his new role, Place will manage and assist the engineering team throughout the development of new products and provide support for the Greenville and Okahumpka, Florida, …

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Delaware-Based Active Crane Rentals Taking Delivery of LTM 1350-6.1 Mobile Crane

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — For more than 50 years, Active Crane Rentals has grown in the tri-state area, supplying cranes, lifting and rigging services in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The company is about to grow again by adding a Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 mobile crane to its fleet.

The …

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Prillaman’s Crane & Rigging Adds Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 Mobile Crane to Fleet

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — One day after taking delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 mobile crane, Prillaman’s Crane & Rigging put it on a job, supporting inspection work on rides at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

“What the crane does well is reaching the highest in confined spaces,” said Owner Paul Prillaman …

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LiuGong NA Appoints Mayer as New Construction Equipment Regional Sales Manager

KATY, TX — LiuGong North America (LGNA) announces Chris Mayer as their new Construction Equipment Regional Sales Manager. In his new position, Mayer’s responsibilities encompass a geographic territory that includes all of Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and eastern Virginia. …

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All Family of Companies Takes Delivery of 1000th Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 Mobile Crane Produced

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Representatives from Liebherr and the ALL Family of Companies recently celebrated a milestone — the handover of the 1,000th LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane ever produced. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the ALL Family of Companies is the largest privately-owned crane rental and sales organization in North America, …

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Doosan Adds Two New Authorized Dealers Serving Virginia and North Carolina

SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with the addition of two branches of ACT Construction Equipment as authorized sales, service, parts and rental providers of Doosan equipment.

The company now offers its customers in Cloverdale, Virginia, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a …

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., …

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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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James River Equipment Becomes Full-Line Epiroc Dealer in Virginia

COMMERCE CITY, CO — Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has added James River Equipment (JRE) as a full-line dealer in Virginia. Previously a dealer of Epiroc hydraulic attachments throughout the state, JRE has added sales and rental of new and used Epiroc …

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Terex Utilities Seeks to Raise Awareness for Beds for Kids

WATERTOWN, SD — In Charlotte, North Carolina, thousands of children sleep without a bed or on the floor every night. Providing beds and essential furniture to families transitioning into permanent housing is the mission of Beds for Kids, a 501(c)3 organization. Terex Utilities team members recently took a break from …

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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 …

Carolina Tractor and Equipment Named as GOMACO Top 10 Distributor

CHARLOTTE, NC — GOMACO Corporation recently recognized Carolina Tractor and Equipment Company as a Top Ten Distributor for sales in the 2018 fiscal year. The award was presented in recognition for outstanding sales and distribution of GOMACO equipment in the United States.

Carolina Tractor and Equipment Company is headquartered in …