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Mecalac hires industry veteran Peter Bigwood to grow North and South American business

Mecalac hires industry veteran Peter Bigwood to grow North and South American business

NORFOLK, MA – Mecalac, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, has hired Peter Bigwood as general manager to expand the company’s reach in North and South America. Mecalac, which was founded in France in 1974, manufactures a full line of excavators, loaders, backhoe loaders, site dumpers and compaction rollers for urban […]

Monthly construction input prices rise slightly in December, says ABC

Monthly construction input prices rise slightly in December, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Construction input prices rose 0.2% in December 2019 and are up 1.0% year over year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices rose 0.3% for the month and are also up 1.0% since December […]

Caterpillar announces officer retirement

Caterpillar announces officer retirement

DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. recently announced E. Jean Savage, currently vice president of the Surface Mining & Technology Division, has elected to retire. Trinity Industries, Inc. announced that Savage, a member of the company’s Board of Directors, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President, effective February 17, 2020. “We thank Jean for her […]

Doosan expands Missouri sales and services with new Springfield location

Doosan expands Missouri sales and services with new Springfield location

Heavy equipment users looking for quality Doosan® machines, parts and service in the Ozarks can now visit the Springfield, Missouri, location of Central Power Systems and Services, LLC, the latest authorized dealer of Doosan Infracore North America, LLC. Central Power Systems and Services offers a range of Doosan equipment at its new location, including crawler […]

A1A Software integrates 3D lift plan and iCraneTrax

A1A Software integrates 3D lift plan and iCraneTrax

A1A Software LLC, will demonstrate new features of its lift planning and fleet management tools, including integrations between the programs, at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 10-14, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV. “3D Lift Plan is so much more than a lift planning tool,” said Tawnia Weiss, president of A1A Software. “Connectivity between it and iCraneTrax gives crane […]