Category Archives: People on the Move

Training grant awarded to the Ironworker Skills Institute

Training grant awarded to the Ironworker Skills Institute

The Steel Erectors Association of America announces that the Ironworker Skills Institute, Pell City, AL., which educates future generations of ironworkers, will receive this year’s SEAA Craft Training Grant. Designated for member companies who are newly implementing SEAA/NCCER Ironworker Training and Assessment programs, the grant covers initial setup, training for administrators, instructors and coordinators, and […]

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints south-central territory manager

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints south-central territory manager

RICHFIELD, WI  – Hy-Brid Lifts welcomes Chad Diacek as regional territory manager of the south-central region. Diacek will cover Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Northern Texas. He will provide customer support as well as continue the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts’ line of low-level scissor lifts. “My expertise is selling state-of-the-art, innovative construction […]

Doosan recognizes top-performing dealers of 2019

Doosan recognizes top-performing dealers of 2019

  Doosan Infracore North America, LLC announces its top- performing dealers of 2019. Doosan annually recognizes its dealers that have demonstrated high quality customer service by providing exceptional sales, parts and service to their customers.  Annual dealer performance reviews are also a factor in the dealer’s score. The top 2019 Doosan dealers include the following […]

Robert Hall selected as new department head of Mining Engineering and Management at South Dakota Mines

Robert Hall selected as new department head of Mining Engineering and Management at South Dakota Mines

RAPID CITY, SD  — Robert Hall, Ph.D., P.E., is the new head of the Department of  Mining Engineering and Management (MEM) at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Hall completed his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, and followed up with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at […]

Talbert Manufacturing recognized for 70 years of industry support and dedication

Talbert Manufacturing recognized for 70 years of industry support and dedication

RENSSELAER, IN – Talbert Manufacturing, specializing in heavy-haul solutions, received a Longevity Award from the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association. The SC&RA is an international organization representing members from more than 46 countries. Every year, it presents Longevity Awards to member companies for their longtime support and dedication to the association and its mission of […]

ABC names construction workforce award winners

ABC names construction workforce award winners

WASHINGTON, DC — Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the 2020 Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professional of the Year and Young Professional of the Year award winners. All award recipients will be honored during the Careers in Construction Awards event at ABC Convention 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee, on Aug. 19. Ron Cayton, a general […]

LL’s Steve Freckmann receives SC&RA Pinnacle Award

LL’s Steve Freckmann receives SC&RA Pinnacle Award

Dawes GM recognized for decade and a half of service Steve Freckmann, general manager of Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has received the Pinnacle Award from the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA). The Pinnacle Award signals the end of Freckmann’s three-year term on the association’s board […]

Volvo CE’s zero waste facility

Volvo CE’s zero waste facility

In 2017, according to the EPA, the construction and demolition industry in the U.S. created almost 570 million tons of waste. It’s easy to think of waste as being worthless – but it has a huge cost – social, environmental and economic. Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way. As one of the […]

GSSI appoints new South America Regional Sales Manager

GSSI appoints new South America Regional Sales Manager

GSSI recently announced  Amber Onufer is expanding her role at the company. In addition to supporting GSSI’s Geophysical and Environmental markets, she will also manage business operations in Central and South America. “Throughout Central and South America, private and government sectors are realizing the potential of GSSI GPR systems in a variety of industries, including […]

Davis Company leads Potain innovation once again with the first Hup M 28-22 self-erecting tower crane in North America

Davis Company leads Potain innovation once again with the first Hup M 28-22 self-erecting tower crane in North America

Davis Company, a general contractor in fast-growing Reno, NV, has purchased the first Potain Hup M 28-22 self-erecting tower crane in North America, once again leading the country in the adoption of new technology and innovation in self-erecting tower cranes. The company first invested in a Potain in 2005, when it purchased the first Igo […]

Holmes joins IROCK as director of product support and customer service

Holmes joins IROCK as director of product support and customer service

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO — IROCK Crushers recently announced its recent hire of Matt Holmes who joins as director of product support and customer service. “We are very excited to have Matt join the IROCK Leadership Team; with his years of expert understanding of related industry markets, players and customers, plus his proven experience delivering strategic […]

Russell promoted to director of sales and business development

Russell promoted to director of sales and business development

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers recently announced the promotion of Nate Russell to director of sales and business development. “I am looking forward to working hand-in-hand with IROCK’s sales team and distribution network to promote the brand and the quality of the IROCK product line. I have a talented team to support me on […]

Liz Bothwell tapped as Content Director for Waste360

Liz Bothwell tapped as Content Director for Waste360

NEW YORK, NY — Waste360, the leading information, event, and education provider to the solid waste, recycling and organics communities, today announces that Liz Bothwell has been tapped as Content Director for Waste360. Bothwell will oversee content and editorial operations covering all aspects of the waste industry. Bothwell, who has been with Waste360 since 2012, […]

Monroe Tractor expands customer sales support

Monroe Tractor expands customer sales support

Monroe Tractor strives to bring the best products available while backing it up with the first-rate customer service and sales support you deserve. Delivering the best support to “Keep you Working” remains a cornerstone of their business model as they continue to grow. To help you with your business solutions they have expanded their field […]

Doosan upright rammer auction winner contributes $2,000 to concrete industry education programs

Doosan upright rammer auction winner contributes $2,000 to concrete industry education programs

STATESVILLE, NC – Programs to educate the next generation of concrete industry management professionals will receive $2,000 thanks to Dean Webb of Frank Webb Construction in Wheatland, CA, and Doosan Portable Power. Webb submitted the $2,000 winning bid for a Doosan® RX-304H upright rammer during the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) auction at World of Concrete […]

McCloskey International dealer gains two new territories

McCloskey International dealer gains two new territories

KEENE, ON — McCloskey International Limited is recently announce the appointment of AULT as the dealer for Ontario and Atlantic Canada, building on its current success as the exclusive dealer serving the Quebec market. AULT, founded in 2009, quickly grew to become one of the premier equipment companies in Quebec and developed a reputation for […]

UMA Geotechnical Construction earns SDVOSB and NC HUB designations

UMA Geotechnical Construction earns SDVOSB and NC HUB designations

COLFAX, NC — UMA, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, recently announced its newly acquired designations of both Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and North Carolina Historically Underutilized Business (HUB). These designations are given only to small businesses with 51 percent or more ownership by a veteran disabled while on active […]

Brad Boehler named to board of Hy-Brid Lifts

Brad Boehler named to board of Hy-Brid Lifts

RICHFIELD, WI – Hy-Brid Lifts recently announced the appointment of Brad Boehler to its Board of Directors. In this role, Boehler will tap into his years of industry experience in both engineering and market development to help guide the strategic direction of Hy-Brid Lifts by Custom Equipment, LLC. Boehler’s career spans nearly 25 years in […]

ALLU Group Inc. announces ECA Canada Company as its new dealer for Ontario

ALLU Group Inc. announces ECA Canada Company as its new dealer for Ontario

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – ALLU Group Inc. is pleased to announce ECA Canada Company, based in Toronto, as its newest dealer for the full line of ALLU Transformer material processing attachments. ECA Canada Company not only provides sales and rental of ALLU’s unique screener crusher buckets and soil stabilizing equipment for its customers in Ontario, […]

Manitowoc awards Ring Power Crane for Grove growth and EnCORE prowess

Manitowoc awards Ring Power Crane for Grove growth and EnCORE prowess

Ring Power Crane and Manitowoc had a lot to celebrate at this year’s CONEXPO. Manitowoc gave the St. Augustine, Florida-based company an award for having the highest volume growth of Grove cranes in North America. It also recognized the company for being the exclusive EnCORE service provider in its territory. Ring Power Corporation President David […]

President, vice president and board members elected to ACI

President, vice president and board members elected to ACI

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces its 2020-2021 president, vice president, and four board members. Jeffrey W. Coleman has been elected to serve as president of the Institute for 2020-2021, Charles K. Nmai has been elected ACI vice president for a two-year term, and Cary S. Kopczynski is now the Institute’s […]

Davis Crane Service celebrates its 10 new Grove cranes at CONEXPO 2020

Davis Crane Service celebrates its 10 new Grove cranes at CONEXPO 2020

Offering one of the most modern crane fleets in Texas, Davis Crane Service is always on the lookout for new technologies that can make work on job sites more efficient. At this year’s CONEXPO, the company’s team visited Manitowoc’s booth and was recognized for boldly expanding its fleet with 10 Grove TMS500-2 truck cranes in […]

Circle 8 Crane Service celebrates 100th Manitowoc crane at CONEXPO 2020

Circle 8 Crane Service celebrates 100th Manitowoc crane at CONEXPO 2020

Eleven years after purchasing its first Manitowoc crane, Circle 8 Crane Services celebrated the 100th addition to its fleet: a Grove GMK5200-1, which is expected to be delivered in the coming weeks. Based in Houston, Texas, the company provides mobile cranes and services to customers from several other locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and New […]

Crane Industry Services adds business development manager

Crane Industry Services adds business development manager

  CARROLLTON, GA — Crane Industry Services (CIS) expanded its team with the addition of Ray Rice, Business Development Manager. Rice brings more than 20 years of experience from the heavy equipment, aerospace and defense industry. “Ray is well versed in how simulation-based training, software tools, and technology can be leveraged to improve proficiency of […]

Tim Smith joins Curb Roller Manufacturing’s outside sales team

Tim Smith joins Curb Roller Manufacturing’s outside sales team

FAIRVIEW, KS — Curb Roller Manufacturing, the world leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, welcomes Tim Smith to its outside sales team. Smith will support the Midwest territories and Colorado, focusing on distributor relationships, product training and end-user support. Smith comes to Curb Roller Manufacturing with more than 20 years of experience in the concrete […]