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Burton Selected as Chief Financial Officer of SitePro Rentals

DALLAS, TX — SitePro Rentals, an equipment rental provider, announces the appointment of Lee Burton as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This strategic move aims to fortify SitePro’s financial leadership and further accelerate the company’s growth trajectory.

As CFO, Burton will be responsible for financial reporting, financial planning …

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H&E Opens New Branch in San Angelo, Texas

SAN ANGELO, TX — H&E Rentals (H&E) announces the opening of its San Angelo branch, the 26th rental equipment location in the state of Texas. Since this time last year, H&E has opened 15 new branches across the country, five of which are in the Lone Star State. The facility …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Graves as Waco Sales & Operations Manager

WACO, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the hiring of Richard Graves as its new Sales & Operations Manager in Waco. In his new role, Graves will lead the sales efforts of KSM’s growing Waco branch as well as day-to-day oversight of its rental, parts, and service departments.

Graves …

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SitePro Rentals Opens in Shreveport, Continues Construction Equipment Expansion in Louisiana and Eastern Texas

SHREVEPORT, LA — SitePro Rentals announces the opening of their latest branch in Shreveport, Louisiana. The nearly 8,000-square-foot facility on over three acres of land, will service construction professionals in northern Louisiana and eastern Texas.
“This location will help us connect our branch network in Texas and Louisiana with our …

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Built from the Ground Up: JH Contracting Owner and Staff Grow Full-Service Earthmoving Firm with Support from Kirby-Smith Machinery

Jordan Holy, Owner/President of JH Contracting LLC, could have gone one of two directions after graduating from Sam Houston State University with degrees in criminal justice and construction management. He chose the latter, combining the knowledge he gained in college with the years of in-field, hands-on experience he …

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SitePro Rentals Opens Branch, Grows Footprint in North Texas

DALLAS, TX — SitePro Rentals announces the opening of a new branch in Haltom City, Texas. The 12,500-square-foot facility on three acres will service customers in the greater Fort Worth area. The new location will be managed by Grady White.
“This branch will help us connect our branch network …

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Caterpillar Appoints Kaiser as New Energy & Transportation Group President

IRVING, TX — Caterpillar Inc. announces that Jason Kaiser, Senior Vice President of the Electric Power Division, has been appointed to Group President of the Energy & Transportation (E&T) segment.

In this role, Kaiser will have responsibility for the Rail Division, Solar Turbines, Large Power Systems Division, Industrial Power …

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Daingerfield Equipment Operator Receives TxDOT Extra Mile Award

ATLANTA, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Atlanta District announces that Daingerfield Maintenance Equipment Operator Elton Bolden is the recipient of a 2023 Extra Mile Award.

Bolden, an 18-year TxDOT veteran, was presented the award last month at the 97th Annual Transportation Short Course in College Station. …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Conroe, Texas

CONROE, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Conroe branch, its fifth rental location in the greater Houston market and the 25th in the state of Texas. Since the beginning of the second quarter of 2023, H&E has opened 14 new branches across the country, …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Heisel as Used Equipment Sales Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the hiring of Matt Heisel as its new Used Equipment Sales Manager. In his new position, Heisel will manage KSM’s used equipment sales team and be responsible for growing the heavy equipment distributor’s used equipment business, which operates throughout the United …

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Volvo CE
Your local Volvo Construction Equipment dealer
Sierra Machinery
Romco Equipment Co
ASCO Equipment
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Bobcat of Marion Celebrates Grand Opening of New Location

MARION, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas recently celebrated the grand opening of their new Bobcat of Marion branch.

Attendees at the grand opening were invited to tour the facility, check out the newest Bobcat equipment, and enjoy a …

JCB Announces Plans for a New Manufacturing Facility in San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, TX — JCB announces it is set to build a new factory in North America which will create 1,500 new jobs over the next five years. The construction of the 720,000-square-foot factory will begin early next year on a 400-acre site in San Antonio, Texas. The new facility …

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Compact Construction Equipment Opens Bobcat Location in Marion

MARION, TX — Compact Construction Equipment LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas recently opened the doors of their 16th authorized dealership operating as Bobcat of Marion in Marion, Texas.

The new location between Seguin and San Antonio offers customers dedicated equipment sales and …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Cleburne, Texas

CLEBURNE, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Cleburne branch, its 23rd rental location in the state of Texas and the sixth in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. Since the beginning of the second quarter of this year, H&E has opened seven new branches across …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Ashlock to Abilene Sales & Operations Manager

ABILENE, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Justin Ashlock as its new Sales and Operations Manager in Abilene, Texas. His responsibilities will include overseeing Abilene’s sales team, building and growing customer relationships, and supporting the rental, parts, and service departments for the branch. Ashlock had previously served as a …

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Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
WPI
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Cole to Executive Vice President, Sales

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotion of Gavin Cole to Executive Vice President, Sales. Cole will now lead KSM’s commercial efforts across all segments of the business. He had previously served as Vice President of Sales, where he supported the sales efforts of Komatsu construction …

KOBELCO Appoints Houston Heavy Machinery as Exclusive Excavator Dealership for Southeast Texas

KATY, TX — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a crawler excavator and crawler crane manufacturer, announces Houston Heavy Machinery (HHM) as the official KOBELCO excavator dealer for Southeast Texas. HHM started in 2012 and provides sales, service, and rental expertise to their customer base.

KOBELCO seeks to partner with dealers …

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Terex Equipment Services Names its Top Technician in Nationwide Competition

BURLESON, TX — After a summer of regional competitions, Terex Equipment Services announces the champion of its national technician competition. First place winner Jorge Rocha, from the Terex Service Center in Burleson, Texas, said that being open minded and ready to learn new things is essential to a successful …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Announces Regional Leadership Structure for Product Support Sales and Parts Teams

AMARILLO, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the promotions of Nick Crossley and Cody Christopher as Regional Product Support Sales Managers for the heavy equipment distributor. The promotions occurred earlier this year ahead of the transition of David Kellerstrass to Vice President of Product Support, who previously was responsible …

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ROMCO Equipment Co. and its Parent Company, SMT, Acquire Sierra Machinery

EL PASO, TX — ROMCO Equipment Co., a division of SMT, is expanding its footprint in the Southwest with the acquisition of Sierra Machinery. The closing of the sale represents the transfer of ownership of Sierra Machinery Inc., and its two locations in El Paso, Texas, and …

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South Star JCB Enlarges Its Texas Footprint

JCB’s newest full line service dealership, South Star JCB, celebrated the formal opening of their north Texas corporate headquarters and flagship store, to serve the some of the nation’s fastest growing communities in greater north Dallas. This new full-service facility features an extensive parts warehouse and an eight-bay …

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Bobcat of Temple Celebrates Grand Opening of New Location

TEMPLE, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas, recently celebrated the Grand Opening of their new Bobcat of Temple branch.

Attendees at the grand opening were invited to tour the facility, check out the newest Bobcat equipment, and enjoy …

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Bobcat of Temple Opens New Location in Central Texas

Bobcat owners and renters in the growing Temple-Belton-Killeen area now have a more convenient store for sales, rentals, parts, and service.

CCE (Compact Construction Equipment, LLC) the authorized sales, rental, service, and parts dealer for Bobcat compact construction equipment for south, central and west Texas celebrated the opening …

Crushing Equipment Solutions Combines Forces with Bayne Mineral Systems

PARADISE, TX — Crushing Equipment Solutions (CES) of Paradise, Texas, expands its coverage in Texas and Oklahoma through the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Bayne Mineral Systems headquartered out of Plano, Texas. Bayne Mineral Systems was founded by Dudley Bayne and has been serving the needs of the …

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Delivering Around the Clock

Two in the morning comes at you fast. That’s the time of day when San Antonio-based Titan Fuels, LLC rolls out its fleet of Thunder Creek trucks and trailers to begin serving its clients in the construction and mining industries.

In addition to the region’s continued growth in population and …

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Sennebogen LLC
Your local Sennebogen LLC dealer
WPI
ASCO Equipment
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Hyundai Launches Dedicated Compact Equipment Sales and Support Team in North America

AUSTIN, TX — 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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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Phillips to General Manager, Pipeline Group

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Kris Phillips as its new General Manager, Pipeline Group. He will lead KSM’s efforts to fully support the equipment needs of pipeline contractors operating in the mainline, regional, and local pipeline construction industries. Phillips previously served KSM as a Major Account …

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Prinoth Announces Beasley as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

MCKINNEY, TX — Prinoth announces the appointment of Jody Beasley to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Crawler Carrier business unit, effective immediately.

Beasley comes to Prinoth with a wealth of experience in the field of sales as well as a background in the construction …

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BOMAG Americas Expands its National, Regional Rental Sales Force

AUSTIN, TX — BOMAG Americas announces a new National Accounts Manager plus a recent addition 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 …

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H&E Opens New Houston South Branch

HOUSTON, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Houston South branch, its 22nd rental location in the state of Texas. It includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and is capable of handling a variety of construction and general industrial …

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Sany Excavators
Your local SANY America dealer
Texas State Equipment
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RDO Equipment Co. Celebrates Grand Opening of New Buda Store

RDO Equipment Co. opened their newest Texas facility at 17301 N. IH 35 in Buda with a ribbon cutting and open house celebration on June 1. RDO Equipment Co. is an authorized full-line John Deere Construction dealer providing equipment sales, rentals, parts, and service. RDOE is also a dealer for …

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Rokbak Expands US Dealer Network through Partnership with Alpha & Omega

LUBBOCK, TX — Rokbak further expands its U.S. dealer network by partnering with Alpha & Omega Equipment Sales and Rental — a provider of construction equipment in Texas. This new partnership supports Rokbak’s expansion plans, reinforces its commitment to customers, and strengthens its presence in this market. Alpha & Omega …

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Compact Construction Equipment, LLC Adds New Bobcat Location in Temple

TEMPLE, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas opened the doors of their 15th authorized dealership operating as Bobcat of Temple in Temple, Texas.

The new location offers customers equipment sales and rentals, parts, and service. The full-service dealership …

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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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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Kellerstrass to Vice President, Product Support

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes David Kellerstrass to Vice President of Product Support. Kellerstrass, who joined KSM in 2019, had previously served as General Manager of Product Support Sales. With the retirement of former Vice President Brad Campbell, he now takes over the leadership of …

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ASV
Your local ASV dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes White to General Manager, Road & Mineral Products

DALLAS, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Matt White to General Manager of Road and Mineral Products. White brings over 13 years combined OEM and distributor experience to the role for road construction and crushing/screening equipment. He will be responsible for managing the Wirtgen Group family of products (Wirtgen, …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Restructures Marketing Department

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces several changes to its marketing department. Cody Ward, Director of Strategy, Marketing, and M&A for KSM said that expanding the breadth and capabilities of the marketing team is essential to supporting the heavy equipment distributor’s current and future growth.

“This …

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RDO Equipment Co. Becomes the Exclusive Topcon Intelligent Paving Dealer in Texas

DALLAS, TX — RDO Equipment Co. has been awarded a Topcon Intelligent Paving Solutions contract and will be a direct dealer of Topcon’s Intelligent Paving Suite of products in all eight Texas stores.

“During the last three years, asphalt and paving jobs have significantly increased,” said Senior Vice President of …

Irion Named Chief Executive Officer of TNT Crane & Rigging

HOUSTON, TX — TNT Crane & Rigging LLC (TNT), an open-shop crane services platform, announces that its Board of Directors has appointed Mark Irion as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Irion succeeds Mike Appling, who has served as TNT's CEO since 2007.

Irion, an executive with nearly …

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Niece Equipment Hosts Open House for New Fort Worth Facility

On March 30, Niece Equipment hosted an open house for their new Fort Worth facility, which is located on a 5-acre tree lined property at 1101 NE Loop 820. This area of Fort Worth is considered a part of “equipment alley”. The building is 12,000 square feet and includes 2,600 …

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Astec
Your local Astec dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
Ritchie Bros. Auction in Houston Hits Over $61M

HOUSTON, TX — With its first Houston, Texas, site auction of the year, Ritchie Bros. attracted more than 14,500 bidders to compete for 6,500-plus items, generating over $61 million in gross transaction value.

Approximately 87 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to U.S. buyers, including 48 percent …

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ASCO Acquires Oklahoma-Based OCT Equipment, Inc.

LUBBOCK, TX — Lubbock-based Associated Supply Company, Inc. (ASCO), a CASE Construction Equipment dealer, has acquired Oklahoma City-based OCT Equipment, Inc. (OCT) with locations in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Clinton, Oklahoma, expanding ASCO’s CASE territory.

The newly acquired locations continue to grow their footprint to a total of 27 locations, …

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Compact Construction Equipment Celebrates Grand Opening of Wichita Falls Location

This past November, Compact Construction Equipment (CCE) hosted a grand opening for their new location in Wichita Falls, Texas. The new location, at 7304 Seymour Highway, is near Highways 82 and 277. The building sits on two acres and contains an 11,000-square-foot office, shop, and service facility.

Guests of the …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Becomes Magni Telescopic Handlers' Dealer in Oklahoma and West Texas

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces that Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has become the Magni authorized dealer for Oklahoma and West Texas.

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. is a distributor of heavy equipment, industrial equipment, and cranes in the central United States, offering parts, rentals, sales, service, financing, product support, and …

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Takeuchi Hires Wells as Southwest Regional Business Manager

KATY, TX — Takeuchi-US names Austin Wells as its new Southwest Regional Business Manager.

Wells will manage all sales activity in the Southwest region, which includes Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado. His duties will include dealer development and recruitment, inventory control, forecasting, promotions, sales planning, and goal setting within that …

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Stewart-Amos
Your local Stewart-Amos dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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Trophy Tractor Adds to Burleston Growth with New Facility

Trophy Tractor recently moved into a new state-of-the-art facility south of Fort Worth. The Burleston location, at 6945 Highridge Drive, is part of the growing area along Highway 35W.

Trophy Tractor’s new facility is on 12 and a half acres and consists of a 5,000-square-foot office and 14,000 square feet …

Waukesha Pearce Industries Purchases Komatsu Earthmoving Distributorship

HOUSTON, TX — Houston-based Waukesha Pearce Industries, LLC (WPI) has closed on its acquisition of H&E Equipment ServicesKomatsu earthmoving distribution business, which covers the state of Louisiana and five counties in southwest Arkansas. The acquisition includes H&E’s Kenner distribution facility and the assignment of H&E’s lease of the …

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Caterpillar Names Balmer-Millar as New Chief Sustainability Officer

IRVING, TX — Caterpillar Inc. announces that Lou Balmer-Millar, Ph.D. will assume responsibility for the Chief Sustainability Officer role in addition to her current responsibility as Senior Vice President of the Large Power Systems Division within the Energy and Transportation segment. Balmer-Millar succeeds Julie Lagacy, who was Caterpillar's first …

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 …

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Schiedeck, Ferris Emerge as Cat Global Operator Challenge Regional Champions

CLAYTON, NC — Thirty-five dealer event winners from across North America gathered in Clayton, North Carolina, to prove their mastery of both equipment and efficiency-boosting technology. Only two emerged victorious and earned the right to advance to the final round of the Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge (GOC) held in Las …

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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 …

Thompson Pump Launches Partnership with Kirby-Smith Machinery in Central United States

TULSA, OK — Thompson Pump expands its distribution in the central United States with a new partnership. Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of heavy-duty, diesel-powered bypass and dewatering pumps, announces its distributor’s agreement with Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.

With this new partnership, Kirby-Smith, a distributor of heavy construction equipment …

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Vermeer Northwest and Vermeer Mountain West Merge

CHANDLER, AZ — Vermeer Northwest and Vermeer Mountain West are joining forces. Vermeer Northwest merged with and took the name of Vermeer Mountain West. Combining these two adjacent Vermeer dealership groups creates a contiguous network of 13 locations spanning much of the western United States. By joining forces, both dealership …

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Griffin Dewatering Acquires the Pump & Integrity Rental Segment of Cross Country Infrastructure Services

HOUSTON, TX — Griffin Dewatering (Griffin), a portfolio company of Crossplane Capital (Crossplane), a Dallas-based private equity firm, acquires the Pump & Integrity Rental segment (Pump & Integrity) of Cross Country Infrastructure Services.

Originally founded in 1978, Pump & Integrity is a specialty pump and equipment rental and solutions …

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 …

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Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
Texas First Rentals, a Division of HOLT, Acquires Rental One, a Construction Equipment Rental Company

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Texas First Rentals, a division of HOLT, announces that it has acquired Rental One, a full-service equipment and storage container rental company offering a complete line of construction equipment and supplies in 15 locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Central Texas regions. …

ASCO to Represent Hitachi Mining and Construction Products in Texas and Oklahoma

LUBBOCK, TX — Associated Supply Company, INC (ASCO), a provider of construction, agriculture, and material handling equipment, announces that it has been awarded the Texas and Oklahoma sales and service territory for construction and mining equipment by Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. (HCMA).

With over 60 years of experience, ASCO …

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HOLT CAT Customer and Heavy Equipment Operator Schiedeck Wins North American Regional Global Operator Challenge

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A local machine operator John Schiedeck won the North American Regional Finals of the Global Operator Challenge. The North American Regionals were the third round of the Caterpillar 2022/2023 Global Operator Challenge. He will go on to represent HOLT CAT in the Global Operator Challenge Finals …

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Holt Cat Round Up 2022 Showcases Waco Manufacturing and Rebuild Center

HOLT sponsored a Texas-sized Round-Up and customer appreciation in October to showcase their newest Caterpillar equipment rebuild and manufacturing facilities, as well as the entire Holt family of companies.

An estimated 800 Holt customers and friends were treated to a full barbecue dinner and entertainment at the HOLT Manufacturing and …

HOLT Industrial Rentals Launches to Support Texas Businesses Ranging from Sports Arenas to Hospitals to Construction Sites

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Seeking to address the growing needs of the $52-billion U.S. equipment rental market, HOLT Industrial Rentals, a HOLT company, launched to provide specialty industrial equipment solutions throughout Texas.

The increased needs associated with expanding facilities, construction, and climate-based challenges have caused industries — including oil …

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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 …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Cox as Director of Smart Construction

DALLAS, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Dennis Cox as its new Director of Smart Construction. Cox will be responsible for KSM’s strategy and growth initiatives related to Komatsu Smart Construction, including both the intelligent Machine Control line and Komatsu’s related suite of products, services, and digital solutions that …

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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. …

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. …

LiuGong North America Adds APEX Equipment to Dealer Network

ATOKA, OK — LiuGong North America welcomes APEX Equipment Inc. to its expanding dealer network. Based in Atoka, Oklahoma, the dealership covers a territory that spans from Oklahoma to Southern Arkansas and Northeast Texas. The APEX Equipment leadership team of Ryan Mitchell (President), Bryan Debban (Executive Vice President), and Rick …

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Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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New Crane Gives Big B Crane the Reach Needed to Construct Fort Bend EpiCenter

Located in the heart of a continuously growing community, the Fort Bend County EpiCenter project will bring a much-needed venue for hosting a variety of events in the City of Rosenberg, Texas. According to the Fort Bend Economic Development Council, Fort Bend County was once a small community with only …

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Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $71M of Equipment in Fort Worth Equipment Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros. sold close to 5,000 equipment items and trucks over three days for over $71 million in gross transaction value, which is up 25 percent from the same auction last year. The unreserved online auction attracted more than 10,800 online bidders from 63 countries.

"We …

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Ritchie Bros. Takes Closer Look at Oil & Gas Support Equipment Sales in September Market Trends Report

FORT WORTH, TX — With its September Market Trends Report, Ritchie Bros. takes a deep dive into sales of oil & gas support equipment over the past 20 months (January 2021 – August 2022), including detailed charts breaking down volume, median asset age, and pricing for boom, vacuum, and bed …

Southwest Material Handling, Inc. Acquires ProCon JCB

COMMERCE CITY, CO — Southwest Material Handling, Inc. has recently acquired ProCon JCB. Southwest JCB and ProCon JCB will operate as Southwest JCB under the parent company Southwest Material Handling, Inc. Kirt Little, CEO/President of Southwest Material Handling, Inc., announces that Southwest JCB will now operate branches in …

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 …

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Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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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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Compact Construction Equipment, LLC Adds New Location in Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas opened the doors of their 14th authorized dealership operating as Bobcat of Wichita Falls in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Located on the southwest side of the city, the new location offers …

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Hilti North America Names McGowan as New Region Head and CEO

PLANO, TX — Martina McIsaac, Region Head and Chief Executive Officer of Hilti North America, has resigned from her position.

Over her nine-year career, McIsaac held various roles of increasing responsibility after starting with the company in 2013 as a senior management candidate. McIsaac was promoted to the …

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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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Sakai America Inc
Your local Sakai America Inc dealer
NED - Texas
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Brewer to Director of Human Resources

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Angela Brewer to Director of Human Resources. Brewer will be responsible for the strategic direction of Kirby-Smith Machinery’s HR operations. She previously served as the company’s Human Resources Manager.

Jeff Weller, Chief Operating Officer for KSM, said he believes Brewer …

Providing Parts, Service, Sales, and Rental of Crushing and Screening Equipment Across Oklahoma and Texas

PARADISE, TX — Crushing Equipment Solutions (CES) may be new to Oklahoma and Texas, but they have 40-plus years of experience in the industry. CES offers the complete line of METSO-OUTOTEC crushing and screening solutions, ranging from mobile conveyors, crushers, and crushing plants to feeders and screens. CES is also …

Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $54M of Equipment in Houston Auction

HOUSTON, TX — In its fourth Houston auction of the year, Ritchie Bros. sold more than 4,980 equipment items for 675 consignors, generating more than $54 million in gross transaction value.

"Another strong Houston auction with a ton of customers visiting the site ahead of the event to inspect and …

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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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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 …

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Liebherr Construction Eq
Your local Liebherr Construction Eq dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
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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 …

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 …

H&E Opens New West San Antonio Branch

BATON ROUGE, LA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its West San Antonio rental branch, its third facility in the metropolitan area and the 21st in the state of Texas.

The branch includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and is …

Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Cage as Fort Worth Sales & Operations Manager, Ross as General Manager, Used Equipment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Nick Cage to serve as Sales & Operations Manager for its Fort Worth location and Bo Ross as its new General Manager of Used Equipment.

Nick Cage
Cage will be responsible for managing branch sales and operations in Fort Worth, including …
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Launches New Website Dedicated to Used Equipment

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) recently launched KirbyUsed.com, a website dedicated to the heavy equipment distributor’s used equipment offerings. The site features friendly navigation, search functionality, and intuitive page design, creating an improved user experience for KSM’s used equipment customer base worldwide.

The homepage of KirbyUsed.com …

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SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Tejas
SITECH Rocky Mountain
SITECH SE Texas
Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes Cole to Vice President of Sales, Hires Gaines as Vice President of Parts

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) promotes Gavin Cole to the role of Vice President of Sales and hires Wade Gaines as its new Vice President of Parts.

Gavin Cole
Cole will be responsible for managing the direction of Kirby-Smith Machinery’s corporate sales strategy to support organizational objectives …
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 …

Ritchie Bros. Sells Over 4,200 Items for More Than $59M in Three-Day Fort Worth Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros.' latest Fort Worth, Texas, auction brought together 11,500-plus bidders from 58 countries to compete for over 4,200 items, generating more than $59 million in gross transaction value.

Approximately 90 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to U.S. buyers, including 42 …

Texas First Rentals, a Division of HOLT, Purchases Class A Equipment Rentals in Fredericksburg, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Texas First Rentals, a division of HOLT, announces that it has acquired Class A Equipment Rentals, a construction equipment rental company, located in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Texas First Rentals is a construction equipment rental company, offering rental solutions through its full line of aerial …

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 …

Caterpillar to Relocate Global Headquarters to Dallas-Fort Worth Area

IRVING, TX — Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) announces it will move its global headquarters to the company's existing office in Irving, Texas, from its current location in Deerfield, Illinois.

"We believe it's in the best strategic interest of the company to make this move, which supports Caterpillar's strategy for profitable growth …

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 …

Hyundai Enters Articulated Dump Truck Market with Two Models Targeting 30- and 45-Ton Segments

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announces it is entering the articulated dump truck market with two new models – the HA30 and HA45 articulated dump trucks –targeting the popular 30- and 45-ton segments. The first of the new ADTs are now available for order through Hyundai’s North American network of authorized …

Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Brown as Oklahoma City Branch Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Colin Brown to serve as Branch Manager for its Oklahoma City location. The move marks a return to KSM for Brown, having served in roles as a Product Service Manager and Governmental Sales Representative for the Dallas branch during his first …

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 …

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Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
Your local Takeuchi Mfg Ltd dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
Nueces Power Equipment
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 …

Ritchie Bros. Sells 13,000 Items for Over $114M in Houston and Edmonton June Auctions

HOUSTON, TX — Ritchie Bros. conducted 24 online auctions across the globe, selling more than 34,000 equipment items over six days. The two largest of these events took place in Alberta and Texas, where Ritchie Bros. sold a combined $114 million of equipment online for approximately 1,800 consignors.

The Houston, …

Sage Oil Vac Builds Legacy on Innovation and Quality

Sage Oil Vac is a true American success story rooted in innovation and the determination to find a better way. In the early 90s, Gary Sage was a farmer looking for a better way to change oil in his irrigation equipment without spilling oil on himself or the ground. This …

Austin-Based Aggregate Dealer, Crushing Tigers, Secures $20M in Financing

AUSTIN, TX — Crushing Tigers, a southern U.S. authorized distributor of aggregate machinery and equipment, announces securing bank financing from a Denver-based bank and growth capital from Congruent Investment Partners, LLC (Congruent). Central Texas' most active middle market investment bank, Westlake Securities, served as the exclusive financial advisor.

Crushing …

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 …

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Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
Kirby Smith Machinery
Hobas Pipe USA, Inc. Expands Product Offerings and Capacity to Meet Growing Demand

HOUSTON, TX — Hobas Pipe USA, Inc. (Hobas), a North American manufacturer of corrosion-resistant fiberglass pipe products for water and wastewater related infrastructure, announces an increase in the company's product offerings and capacity to meet the growing demand in the municipal potable water market due to the passage of the …

Houston-Based Hobas Pipe USA, Inc. Announces $60M Capital Investment Program

HOUSTON, TX — Hobas Pipe USA, Inc. (Hobas), a North American manufacturer of corrosion-resistant fiberglass pipe products for water and wastewater related infrastructure, announces a $60-million, five-year capital investment program that will support the continued expansion of their Houston-based manufacturing facility.

"This investment marks our continued commitment to the infrastructure …

RDO Equipment Co. in Texas Awarded Topcon Distribution Contract

DALLAS, TX — RDO Equipment Co. has been awarded a Topcon distribution contract and will be a direct dealer of Topcon products in all seven stores Texas. In becoming a Topcon direct dealer, RDO is now able to offer customers a fully integrated, single resource for the purchase and service …

Ritchie Bros. Sells $60M of Equipment and Trucks in Fort Worth Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros. recently conducted its second Fort Worth, Texas, auction of the year, selling over $60 million of equipment and trucks for 700-plus consignors. The three-day online auction saw gross transaction value grow approximately 9 percent year over year.

More than 11,100 bidders from over 60 …

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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Atlas Copco Compressors Inc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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 …

Anna EDC and CDC Sell 82-Acre Anna Business Park to HOLT CAT

ANNA, TX — The Anna Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the Anna Community Development Corporation (CDC) sold its 82-acre Anna Business Park to PC5 Properties, LLC, a property holding company of HOLT CAT (HOLT), an authorized Caterpillar heavy equipment and engine dealer in 118 counties in Texas. HOLT plans to …

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ASCO Celebrates Grand Opening of New Little Elm Location

ASCO Equipment Company (ASCO) – a leading construction, agriculture, and material handling equipment provider – recently celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of their new Little Elm facility at 27500 E University Drive in Aubrey, Texas. The grand opening was attended by ASCO ownership and team members, CASE Construction …

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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 …

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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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Finn
Your local Finn Corporation dealer
Romco Equipment Co
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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 …

Ritchie Bros. Sells Over 4,400 Items for More Than $57M in Houston, Texas

HOUSTON, TX — Ritchie Bros. recently sold more than 4,400 equipment items and trucks for $57 million from its Houston, Texas, auction site. The unreserved auction attracted over 10,750 bidders from 55 countries, with approximately 88 percent of the equipment being purchased by U.S. buyers, including 44 percent purchased by …

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TAS Concrete Construction Taps Dual-Purpose Instrument to Improve Key Facet of Quality Control Effort

In a construction world in which tolerances are getting tighter and deadlines are continually compressing, verification as a part of risk management is becoming standard operating procedure. Those who accept that notion will thrive; those who don’t, risk, at the very least, a serious hit to their bottom line. Houston, …

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Husqvarna Introduces a New Range of Powerful DXR Robots

Husqvarna Construction is strengthening its offer to demolition professionals with the launch of a new range of demolition robots – theHusqvarna Construction DXR 145, DXR 275, DXR 305 and DXR 315.

The new range of demolition robots offer more power and more control, which means users can take their skills …

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Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
ASCO Equipment
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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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Pettibone Highlights the Cary-Lift 204i with Scrap Baler

The Pettibone Cary-Lift 204i rough terrain forklift can be equipped with a scrap baler attachment for handling debris and materials in demolition and recycling applications. The machine is purpose-built to deliver numerous safety and performance benefits over other material handling alternatives.

The Cary-Lift 204i features a unique overhead lift arm …

Ramtech Building Systems Celebrates its 40th Year in the Modular Building Industry

MANSFIELD, TX — Mansfield Texas-based Ramtech Building Systems, a company that focuses on design-build modular construction for relocatable and permanent structures, announces that the company is celebrating its 40th anniversary in the modular building industry. Ramtech is now entering their fifth decade of serving education, health care, commercial, and …

Record Pricing Continues in Texas with Ritchie Bros.' $79M Fort Worth Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros.' record pricing continued in Texas with the company's first Fort Worth auction of the year generating more than $79 million in gross transaction value. The three-day online auction attracted over 14,700 bidders from 68 countries to compete for more than 4,600 items from …

SMT Enters US Market for Construction Equipment with Acquisition of Texas-Based ROMCO Equipment Co.

DALLAS, TX — SMT, a distributor and after-sales partner for the equipment and transport industry, is expanding their network into the United States with the acquisition of ROMCO Equipment Co. and its operations throughout Texas. The closing of the sale represents the transfer of ownership at ROMCO's 12 offices …

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Gradall Co
Your local Gradall Industries dealer
WPI
Kirby Smith Machinery
ASCO Equipment
Radius HDD and Ditch Witch Announce Partnership

WEATHERFORD, TX — Radius HDD announces its distribution has expanded to Ditch Witch dealerships across North America.

  • Tools and support for all HDD drills available at local Ditch Witch dealers
  • Offering exclusive patented pull back technologies
  • Next day custom subs and adapter solutions offered throughout the dealership network


Radius HDD …
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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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Fecon Announces Seeliger as New Southwestern Regional Sales Manager

PONCA CITY, OK — Fecon announces the addition of Carl Seeliger as a Regional Sales Manager for the southwest region. In his new role, Seeliger will assist distributors and other sales channel partners in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana in the sales of all Fecon products including …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Adds ASAP Equipment to Growing North American Distribution Network

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas (HCEA) announces the expansion of its North American authorized dealer network with the addition of ASAP Equipment, in College Station, Texas.

“ASAP Equipment is a group of individuals who have been dedicated to their customers in the compact construction and turf …

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Kirby-Smith Hires Cook as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Construction Group

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery (KSM) continues to build its executive team with the addition of Joel Cook as its new Executive Vice President and General Manager (EVP-GM), Construction Group. Cook will be responsible for strategic direction, operational management, and overall leadership of the heavy equipment distributor’s construction group, …

Ritchie Bros. Hits $55M in Houston, Texas Auction

HOUSTON, TX — Ritchie Bros. was back in Houston, Texas, to sell over 4,650 equipment items and trucks for 675 consignors, generating more than $55 million in gross transaction value.

The auction attracted over 13,200 bidders from 57 countries. Approximately 88 percent of the equipment was sold to U.S. buyers, …

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Tangram Announces Leach has Joined as Director of Business Development in Dallas Fort-Worth Office

DALLAS, TX — Tangram, a curator of commercial interior environments, announces Jon Leach has joined Tangram’s new regional headquarters in Dallas, Texas, as Director of Business Development.

Leach began working with Tangram as a Business Development Expert, bringing more than 15 years of industry experience with him. He has …

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Bobcat of Marble Falls Celebrates Grand Opening

MARBLE FALLS, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas, recently celebrated the grand opening of their newest branch location in Marble Falls, Texas. The facility, located on the north side of Marble Falls, opened for business in June.

Attendees …

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Easton Sales and Rentals Makes History with First Rokbak Delivery

HUMBLE, TX — U.S. company Easton Sales and Rentals has registered a notable moment in construction equipment history, taking delivery of the first-ever Rokbak articulated hauler. The Rokbak brand launched September 1, 2021 as part of the Volvo Group, with its RA30 and RA40 articulated haulers built at the …

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HOLT CAT San Antonio Hosts Tech Wars State Finals Competition

SAN ANTONIO, TX — The HOLT CAT Tech Wars State Finals competition was held at the HOLT ProTech! training facility, located within the HOLT CAT San Antonio campus.

For the fifth year, HOLT CAT technicians went head-to-head in Tech Wars, a competition to showcase the talent and expertise of technicians …

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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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Kirby-Smith Hires Mull as Manager of Supply Chain

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announces the hiring of Cherish Mull as its new Manager of Supply Chain. Mull will provide process leadership and transformation of the heavy equipment distributor’s supply chain operations and will be responsible for supply chain strategy and oversight of all procurement, pre-contract, …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Olmeda as Remarketing and Used Equipment Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) continues to add talent to its growing used equipment department with the hiring of Jesse Olmeda as Remarketing and Used Equipment Manager. Olmeda will be located in Oklahoma City and report to Director of Remarketing and Used Equipment David Mehrtens.

Olmeda …

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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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CEC Hires Storie to Lead Mechanical Service Team

IRVING, TX — Dwight Storie joins CEC Facilities Group as its new Director of Mechanical Service. Storie will report to Mechanical Business Unit Leader Kurt Hansen, and guide a growing group that serves small-, medium-, and large-sized businesses in various industries.

“Dwight brings considerable knowledge and passion to CEC, …

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Bell Trucks
Your local Bell Trucks dealer
NED - Texas
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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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Kirby-Smith Selects Kunin as Vice President of National Accounts

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Following the promotion of John Arapidis to President and CEO of Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM), the heavy equipment distributor has found a successor for Arapidis’ previous role, recently naming Mike Kunin as Vice President of National Accounts.

Kunin will be responsible for the management and continued …

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Niece Equipment Hosts Groundbreaking for New Fort Worth Facility

FORT WORTH, TX — Niece Equipment recently broke ground on their new Fort Worth facility, which is located on a 5-acre, tree lined property at 1101 NE Loop 820 and considered part of “Equipment Alley”. When complete, the building will be 12,000 square feet and include 2,600 feet of office …

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Pettibone Adds T1056X Telehandler to Traverse Lineup

Pettibone introduces the Traverse T1056X telehandler, the first 10,000-pound-capacity Traverse model it its X-Series lineup. Traverse is the industry’s only new telehandler product line with a traversing boom carriage with the capability to move loads by traveling horizontally. This exclusive feature allows operators to safely place loads at full lift …

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CASE, Progressive Tractor & Implement Provide Equipment for Team Rubicon Operator Training

GARY CITY, TX — CASE Construction Equipment and its dealer Progressive Tractor & Implement provided two compact track loaders and grapple buckets for a recent heavy equipment operator training event at the George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation in Gary City, Texas. The training event elevated five members of Team Rubicon’s …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment
Your local Hyundai Construction Equipment USA dealer
NED - Texas
Nueces Power Equipment
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KDC Welcomes Mims as Senior Vice President to Lead New Leasing Division

DALLAS, TX — KDC, a developer and acquirer of mixed-use projects and corporate build-to-suit campus projects for major companies, has hired Aarica Mims, CCIM, as Senior Vice President and Director of Leasing.

In her new role, Mims will implement and lead KDC’s new leasing platform and build the …

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Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $99M of Equipment in its Largest-Ever Pipeline Construction Auction

HOUSTON, TX — Ritchie Bros. sold over $99 million of pipeline construction equipment in its largest-ever single-owner auction, for Barrilleaux Inc. In less than two days, the company sold more than 3,100 items from three Barrilleaux locations in New Mexico and Texas to thousands of online bidders from around the …

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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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CEC Adds Brown to MEP Business Development Team

IRVING, TX — CEC Facilities Group hires Jeffrey Brown to support its MEP business development efforts. The new MEP Business Development Manager will report to Brad Smith, President of CEC.

Brown brings more than eight years of general contracting and office broker experience. He brings a background focused on …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Announces Arapidis as New President and CEO

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., a distributor of heavy equipment and cranes in the central United States, announces that John Arapidis has been named President and CEO. Ed Kirby, the company’s Co-Founder, President, and CEO of nearly 40 years will step back from his current position …

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Yanmar
Your local Yanmar dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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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 …

Ritchie Bros. Sells over $50M of Equipment in July Fort Worth Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros.' Texas team held a more than $50-million auction at its site in Fort Worth. The two-day online auction attracted more than 11,250 people to bid on 3,750 items. Approximately 90 percent of the assets in the auction were sold to U.S. buyers, including …

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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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CEC Hires Marocco as Corporate Director of Operations

IRVING, TX — CEC Facilities Group adds to its corporate leadership team with the hiring of Pete Marocco. Marocco, who has a background in military and public spaces, will be CEC’s Corporate Director of Operations. Based in CEC’s Irving headquarters, he will support Chief Operating Officer Burt Ingram’s …

KOBELCO Wins the EquipmentWatch Award for Lowest Cost of Ownership

KATY, TX — KOBELCO Construction Machinery is recognized as the winner of the 2021 Lowest Cost of Ownership Award for Medium Crawler Excavators by EquipmentWatch.

“KOBELCO’s commitment to quality and innovation increases jobsite productivity and efficiency so that our customers can be more profitable,” said Dan Collins, Product …

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NPK Construction Eq Inc
Your local NPK Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
WPI
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Ritchie Bros. Holds $56M Equipment Auction in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Ritchie Bros.' Houston, Texas, auction saw a 30 percent increase in both gross transaction value and bidder registrations year over year. The two-day unreserved auction attracted 12,000 bidders and generated over $56 million in GTV.

"Our marketplaces continue to drive record-breaking demand, with online equipment views …

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Trapani Grows Kirby-Smith’s Services for Pipeline, Electrical Transmission, and Renewable Energy Contractors

When the demand for fuel slowed during the COVID-19 pandemic, Joe Trapani led efforts to expand the services of the Pipeline Division at Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc.

He found new opportunities in the renewable energy segment. Trapani now serves as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s new Energy Services, …

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ASV Continues to Grow, Introduces New Dealer in Texas

CARROLLTON, TX — ASV Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, grows its presence in the United States with the introduction of 21 new dealer locations across six dealers. The dealer added in the Texas Contractor area is Carrollton, Texas-based ROMCO Equipment …

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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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Sellers See Strong Returns in Ritchie Bros. $55M Auction in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TX — Buyer demand and equipment pricing continues to trend upwards at Ritchie Bros. auctions around the globe. Most recently the company sold over 4,300 equipment items and trucks for over $55 million at its site in Fort Worth, Texas. The online auction attracted more than 13,500 bidders …

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Terramac Expands Dealer Network with ROMCO Equipment Co. Partnership

DALLAS, TX — Terramac, a manufacturer of rubber track crawler carriers, continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding ROMCO Equipment Co. to its growing dealer network. ROMCO is celebrating 60 years in the industry and serves the equipment market with a range of products and …

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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 …

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Yanmar Compact Equipment Welcomes New Dealer in Texas

CARROLLTON, TX — Yanmar Compact Equipment announces the introduction of five new dealers to its network. The dealer added in the Texas Contractor area is Carrollton, Texas-based ROMCO Equipment Company with eight locations.

“Dealers are absolutely vital to our success,” said Jeff Pate, Yanmar Compact Equipment North America Director …

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 …

Sakai America Names Talley New Midwest Regional Sales Manager

CHICAGO, IL — Sakai America has added Linden Talley as a Regional Sales Manager to their heavy equipment sales team, focusing on soil and asphalt rollers. He will work with new and current Sakai dealers in the Midwest United States. Talley will cover the following states: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, …

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Speed Fab-Crete Awarded for Safety and Quality Production from National Precast Concrete Association

FORT WORTH, TX — Fort Worth, Texas-based Speed Fab-Crete has been honored with two national awards from the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) for excellence in safety and quality production. Speed Fab-Crete was honored during the NPCA’s “The Precast Show 2021”.

Speed Fab-Crete received the NPCA’s highest honor for safety …

ASCO Launches New CASE ReNew Used Equipment Center

DALLAS, TX — CASE Construction Equipment and Associated Supply Company, Inc. (ASCO) have launched one of the first CASE ReNew Centers at the dealer’s Dallas-Fort Worth location (Euless). The CASE ReNew Center will thoroughly inspect, service, and recondition CASE lease returns and/or other used CASE equipment, which will then be …

DEUTZ Corporation to Add New Power Center Location in Dallas

DALLAS, TX — DEUTZ Corporation announces that it will be adding another DEUTZ Power Center location, this time in the DFW Texas area. The new location will be called DEUTZ Power Center Mid-America.

"The midsection of the country has been a booming area for us, with an economy that's spurring …

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Easton Sales and Rentals Wins Terex Trucks Top Dealer Award

HOUSTON, TX — Across the Terex Trucks network of around 40 dealers in the U.S., one of them sold more articulated haulers than any other dealer in North America: Easton Sales and Rentals. That is why Terex Trucks has presented the family-run business with its annual Top Dealer Award. …

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Volvo CE
Your local Volvo Construction Equipment dealer
Sierra Machinery
Romco Equipment Co
ASCO Equipment
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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 …

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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H&E Opens New Branch in Longview, Texas

LONGVIEW, TX — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of a new facility in Longview, Texas, bringing the number of H&E branches in the state to 22. The 8,200-square-foot facility sits on 2.3 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop with …

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MCM Takes Delivery of Demag CC 3800-1 Lattice Boom Crawler Crane

HOUSTON, TX — General Manager Lionel Autaa of Autaa Group — which includes MCM Levage as one of its companies — could barely wait to take delivery of the new Demag CC 3800-1.

“Erecting wind turbines has always been an important business area for MCM, so when the company was …

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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Komatsu Dealer Program
Your local Komatsu America Corp dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
WPI
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Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $95M of Equipment in its Largest Texas Auction Ever

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros. conducted its largest Texas auction ever, attracting 76 percent more bidders year over year and achieving $95 million in gross transaction value — surpassing its previous Texas sales record, set June 2020, by 17 percent.

The Fort Worth auction attracted a record 16,000-plus bidders …

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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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Volvo Construction Equipment Adds EC380E Straight Boom Excavator to Purpose-Built Demolition Tool Lineup

Volvo CE is adding to its demolition lineup with the new 38-ton EC380E Straight Boom Excavator, which replaces the traditional boom-and-stick approach with a 23-foot straight boom and purpose-built arm. This custom-built excavator offers a significant height advantage over standard models along with outstanding reach, stability, cab protections and durability, …

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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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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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Takeuchi Promotes Klusmeyer to Divisional Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, promotes Shay Klusmeyer to Divisional Manager. Formerly Takeuchi’s Central Midwest Regional Manager, Klusmeyer will now lead Takeuchi’s regional business managers and regional product managers as they support dealers and customers in the company’s West, Southwest, Central Midwest, and Midwest regions. …

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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 …

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Expert from Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau Joins the NCCCO Telehandler Task Force

HOUSTON, TX — Trent Burns, Instructor and Inspector with Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB), has been selected to join 25 other volunteers to develop a new certification program for telehandler operators.

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) made the decision to develop this new …

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Sennebogen LLC
Your local Sennebogen LLC dealer
WPI
ASCO Equipment
Manitou Group Rationalizes its US Footprint

WACO, TX — Manitou Group, a worldwide reference in handling, access platforms, and earthmoving solutions, announces that it will cease operations in Waco, Texas, at the end of March 2021 and consolidate most of the production in South Dakota.

To further optimize its production capacities within the United States, …

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Ritchie Bros. Fort Worth Registers 64 Percent More Bidders in 2020

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros. held its final auction of the year at one of its largest auction sites in Fort Worth, Texas. The Fort Worth team sold over $69 million of equipment in just two days. The auction was conducted 100 percent online due to COVID-19. Ritchie Bros. …

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Curry Supply Co. Broadens South-Central Presence

HOUSTON, TX — Curry Supply Co. expands its regional sales team with the addition of E. Marshall Hale as a Regional Sales Manager. Hale, who resides in Texas, will offer direct support for Curry Supply’s Houston (Deer Park) location, in addition to operating as the main contact for Curry Supply …

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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Brennan Retires From GeoShack

DALLAS, TX — Tom Brennan, a Partner in GeoShack for more than 25 years, retired with a virtual party and ceremony at GeoShack’s Houston retail store. Brennan was treated to a large screen with various friends, family, co-workers, and associates from many years in the industry all logging in …

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Sany Excavators
Your local SANY America dealer
Texas State Equipment
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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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Kirby-Smith Hires Gavin Cole as Sales Manager for Fort Worth, Abilene and Waco

FORT WORTH, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) has hired Gavin Cole as Sales Manager for its Fort Worth, Abilene, and Waco locations. Cole brings over 24 years of experience in managing sales and dealer operations to the position, most recently serving as General Manager of Briggs Equipment in Houston. …

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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HCSS Launches a New Version of HCSS Aerial

HOUSTON, TX — A new version of HCSS Aerial, a cloud-based solution for continuous monitoring of infrastructure construction projects, has launched. This version adds additional features to make job site mapping and data visualization easier and more effective.

HCSS Aerial users in the heavy civil industry already benefit from the …

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Kirby-Smith Grows Road Construction & Minerals Division, Hires Perkins

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Robert Perkins as a Paving & Compaction Specialist for its Road Construction and Minerals Division. Perkins brings nearly two decades of experience related to both the heavy highway construction and heavy equipment industries to the position.

“Robert has paved everything from …

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ASV
Your local ASV dealer
CLM Equipment Co
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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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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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Kirby-Smith Adds Gunderson as Vice President of Road Construction & Minerals

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Vern Gunderson as Vice President of Road Construction & Minerals. Gunderson is responsible for Kirby-Smith's road construction and minerals division and will lead the heavy equipment distributor’s sales, rental, and customer support efforts related to its Wirtgen Group (Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm …

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Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $57M of Equipment in Houston; Breaks Site Bidder Record

HOUSTON, TX — Ritchie Bros. sold more than 5,300 equipment items and trucks for over $57 million, setting new site records for total gross transactional value for an August auction and total number of registered bidders.

The August 25-26 Houston auction, which was conducted with online-bidding only, attracted over 11,100 …

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ASV Expands Dealer Network in Minnesota, Texas, and Mississippi

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, added new dealers to its dealer network in Q2 of 2020 — three locations each for new dealers CLM Equipment Co. Inc. and TraxPlus LLC, as well as the …

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Astec
Your local Astec dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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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 …

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HOLT CAT Names Pingel New Chief Information Officer After Nationwide Search

SAN ANTONIO, TX — After a nationwide search, HOLT CAT announces the appointment of Joyce Pingel as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Head of Digital. In the role, she will be responsible for leading, managing, and directing IT and digital functions while providing strategic direction for the information …

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Ritchie Bros. Sells $58M of Equipment in Fort Worth Summer Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Bidder registrations at Ritchie Bros. auctions continue to surge, with over 10,800 people from 60 countries registering to bid for its summer Fort Worth, Texas, auction. More than 4,400 equipment items and trucks were sold in the July 28-29, 2020 event for $58 million.

Since mid-March …

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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Stewart-Amos
Your local Stewart-Amos dealer
Closner Equipment Co Inc
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Kirby-Smith Hires Al-Suwaidi as Pipeline Services Account Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) hires Allen Al-Suwaidi as Pipeline Services Account Manager. Al-Suwaidi will be responsible for managing existing customer accounts of KSM’s Pipeline Services division, which operates independent of territory restrictions, as well as developing new customers nationally in the pipeline construction industry. He joins …

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New Kirby-Smith Machinery Facility Expands Capacity and Offerings for Customer Support

LUBBOCK, TX, — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) has opened a new facility in Lubbock, Texas. The new, 22,000-square-foot location features a modern design and includes eight service bays, each equipped with lube banks to ensure the correct amount of fluids for all machines serviced. It will provide new and existing …

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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 …

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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 …

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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KOBELCO USA Expands Dealer Network Sales Team with Addition of Sonnier

KATY, TX — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to provide personal service through its nationwide dealer network with the appointment of Jordan Sonnier as Southwest District Business Manager.

Sonnier will be responsible for providing support and assistance to KOBELCO dealers located in the Southwest region of the United States. He …

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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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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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Hamm
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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New Facility Extends Heavy Equipment Distributor’s Footprint, Provides Additional Coverage for Customers in Central Texas

WACO, TX — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) has opened a new facility to better serve customers in the greater Waco area and surrounding counties for central Texas. The Waco office is the 12th full-service branch for the heavy equipment distributor and seventh location in Texas.

It will provide new and …

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Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $43M of Equipment in Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Ritchie Bros. recently sold more than 4,400 equipment items and trucks for over $43 million.

The auction, which was conducted with online bidding only due to state gathering restrictions, attracted over 8,600 registered bidders from 62 countries. U.S. buyers purchased approximately 93 percent of the equipment, with …

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Kirby-Smith Promotes Brewer to Human Resources Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. promotes Angie Brewer to Human Resources Manager. Brewer joined the heavy equipment distributor in 2016 and most recently served in the role of Human Resources Generalist. Her skillset and leadership have made her an asset to the company, which has over 500 employees …

Ritchie Bros. Sells Over $72M of Equipment at Fort Worth Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros. continues to attract record numbers of bidders in 2020, with its latest auction in Fort Worth, Texas, registering over 9,150 bidders from 65 countries. More than $72 million of equipment, items, and trucks were sold at the auction.

Approximately 61 percent of the equipment …

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Vacuworx Gulf Coast Region Grows with Addition of Castilla and Young

HOUSTON, TX — Vacuworx announces the addition of two new Area Sales Representatives serving customers in the Gulf Coast Region.

Sebastian Castilla joins Vacuworx with 12 years of domestic and global pipeline sales experience, including prior procurement, sales support, and business development roles at Welspun Corp. and Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars, as …

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Bobcat of Austin Celebrates Grand Opening of New Location

ROUND ROCK, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central, and west Texas celebrated the grand opening of their new Bobcat of Austin branch on February 28. The new facility, now located within the city limits of Round Rock, opened for business in …

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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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Kubota Named Official Equipment Partner of the Texas Rangers

GRAPEVINE, TX — Kubota Tractor Corporation is making its Major League Baseball debut this season as the Official On-Field Equipment Partner of the Texas Rangers. As the Rangers move into their new ballpark this season, Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Kubota equipment will be used exclusively to maintain the …

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Warren CAT Announces Promotion of Conoly and Bartholomae in Abilene and Lubbock, Texas

LUBBOCK, TX — Warren CAT announces the promotions of Lee Conoly and Jacob Bartholomae.

Conoly has been promoted to Machine Sales and Rental Representative in Abilene. He said his favorite part about his job is helping people get the right equipment for the job and seeing how happy customers …

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Vermeer and Bobcat Equipment Host Grand Opening in Victoria, Texas

VICTORIA, TX — Vermeer Texas-Louisiana, the authorized dealer for Vermeer Corporation construction equipment in Texas, and Compact Construction Equipment LLC, the authorized Bobcat Company dealer in south, central and west Texas celebrated the grand opening of their new Victoria, Texas, facility.

Attendees were invited to tour the facility, …

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Vogele
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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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 …

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Compact Construction Equipment Acquires Bobcat of Abilene

IRVING, TX — Compact Construction Equipment, LLC (CCE) the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central and west Texas has acquired Bobcat of Abilene.

In business since the early 1960s, Bobcat of Abilene distributes Bobcat equipment in the Abilene, Sweetwater and San Angelo markets and operates a full-service rental …

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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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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 …

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Vermeer and Bobcat Equipment Dealership Opens in Victoria, Texas

VICTORIA, TX — Vermeer Texas-Louisiana, the authorized dealer for Vermeer construction equipment in Texas and Compact Construction Equipment LLC, the authorized Bobcat dealer in south, central and west Texas have opened a new, co-branded facility in Victoria, Texas.

Located on the south side of Victoria at 4404 US …

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Kleemann
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
Kirby Smith Machinery
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Kirby-Smith Machinery Promotes McNatt to Director of Construction Technology

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) has promoted Rebecca McNatt to Director of Construction Technology. In this role, McNatt will be responsible for the growth and development of Komatsu Smart Construction and other equipment manufacturer technology programs offered through KSM. Smart Construction from Komatsu provides customers with equipment …

Bobcat of Midland-Odesssa Opens New Facility in Midland, Texas

Midland, Texas —Bobcat of Midland-Odessa hosted an open house event for the community to celebrate the grand opening of its new facility in Midland, Texas.

Located on East Interstate 20 and on 4½ acres, the new 6,000 square foot facility will provide Bobcat of Midland-Odessa employees the opportunity to …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires Chastain as General Service Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) has named Kevin Chastain as General Service Manager, expanding the company’s leadership team of industry professionals. Chastain will work to implement strategies that further the growth and development of all service operations, which include over 300 departmental employees across the company’s …

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Kirby-Smith Machinery Hires David Kellerstrass as General Manager, Product Support Sales

Oklahoma City, - Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) announced David Kellerstrass as General Manager, Product Support Sales. Kellerstrass will manage product support sales operations, which includes oversight of 16 product support sales representatives for the company. He will focus on growing parts and service opportunities for KSM, partnering with industry …

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NATIONAL EXCAVATOR INITIATIVE LAUNCHES WITH THE HELP OF MIKE ROWE

Austin, Texas – The importance of the pipes, wires, and cables buried underground that support our daily lives is being “unearthed” with the help of Executive Producer, Host, and Author Mike Rowe and his animated alter ego micro Mike Rowe. Known from the hit TV series Dirty Jobs, Deadliest Catch, …

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Sakai America Inc
Your local Sakai America Inc dealer
NED - Texas
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., …

Ritchie Bros. sells US$47+ million of equipment in Houston, TX

HOUSTON – At its second Houston auction of the year, Ritchie Bros. sold more than 4,400 equipment items over two days for US$47+ million. 

More than 6,350 people registered to bid in the auction, including 4,900+ registering to participate online. U.S. buyers purchased approximately 89 percent of the equipment, including …

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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Kirby-Smith Machinery Names Seth McColley as Vice President of Human Resources

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. announced Seth McColley as Vice President of Human Resources. In the new role, McColley will lead people strategy, rewards, talent management, recruiting and leadership development and learning, while also creating an integrated team that will continue to strengthen the culture for the company’s …

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Liebherr Construction Eq
Your local Liebherr Construction Eq dealer
Nueces Power Equipment
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Evoquip Appoints Powerscreen Texas as an Authorized Distributor

LA GRANGE, TX — EvoQuip has appointed Powerscreen Texas as the authorized distributor to cover Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. The longstanding company will sell the full EvoQuip portfolio of compact crushing and screening equipment. Established in 1978, Powerscreen Texas provides quality products, service and parts to their customer base. …

Vacuworx Adds New Members to North American Sales Team

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces the expansion of its North American sales force with the addition of three new members to their existing team going into 2019. The manufacturer is aligning its sales team to handle key accounts, serve new and existing territories and support a diversified line of vacuum …