Category Archives: People on the Move

Brantley Rucker Named Polishing Sales Representative / Demo Sales Specialist

Brantley Rucker Named Polishing Sales Representative / Demo Sales Specialist

PARAGOULD, AR — Allen Engineering has announced the promotion of Brantley Rucker.  Rucker has accepted the role as Polishing Sales Representative for North America and Demo Sales Specialist for Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Texas & Oklahoma. Rucker began his career with Allen Engineering in January of 2013 as a material handler […]

Asia-Pacific’s first Grove GMK3050-2 heads to Porter Cranes

Asia-Pacific’s first Grove GMK3050-2 heads to Porter Cranes

Rental company Porter Cranes has received the first Grove GMK3050-2 in Asia-Pacific, and the new model was delivered to the company’s yard in Hamilton, New Zealand by Manitowoc’s local dealer, TRT, which weighed and tested the unit ahead of putting it to work. Peter Li Calsi, haulage and crane manager for Porter Cranes (pictured right), […]

NUCA Announces 2020 Scholarship Winners

NUCA Announces 2020 Scholarship Winners

D.A. Foster Memorial Scholarship: Emily Lyssenko is the 2020 recipient of the NUCA Scholarship Foundation’s DA Foster Memorial Scholarship. Emily graduated from J.P. Taravella High School at the top of her class, earning numerous academic awards including various class achievement awards and the Princeton Book Award. Through high school she was heavily involved with the […]

Fecon announces executive promotion

Fecon announces executive promotion

Fecon recently announced the promotion of Jeff Stanley to Senior VP of  Product Development, a new position within the company.  In his new role, Stanley is responsible for all phases of product design and development.  He joined the company in 2005 as a product development engineer before becoming Director of Engineering in 2008.  He was […]

Women of Asphalt reaches membership milestone

Women of Asphalt reaches membership milestone

ORANGE PARK, FL —Women of Asphalt® (WofA) is excited to welcome its 1,000th member. On September 16, Marsha Johnson clicked the “join now” button and earned this noteworthy distinction. Since its launch in 2017, WofA has actively grown from its five founding members to the 1,000 plus it has today. By clicking that button, Marsha […]

Michael Crain Joins DroneView Technologies as Director of Geospatial Services

Michael Crain Joins DroneView Technologies as Director of Geospatial Services

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – DroneView Technologies announced today that Michael Crain, a Certified Photogrammetrist, has joined the company as Director of Geospatial Services, a newly created position. Michael has spent the past 32 years in aerial mapping and geospatial  services. He started his professional career at the aerial mapping firm Western Air Maps in Kansas […]

Zane Clay joins Curry Supply to serve South Central region

Zane Clay joins Curry Supply to serve South Central region

Curry Supply Co. is pleased to welcome Dallas resident Zane Clay as a regional sales manager. In his new position, Clay will be the dedicated contact for Curry Supply clients based in northern Texas and Oklahoma. “The addition of Zane [Clay] to our sales team emphasizes our strategic growth across the country. We’re excited to […]

The Manitowoc Company leadership transition


The Manitowoc Company leadership transition


The Manitowoc Company recently announced that Aaron H. Ravenscroft, currently the Company’s Executive Vice President of Cranes, has been appointed President and CEO, and a member of the Board of Directors, effective August 5, 2020. Mr. Ravenscroft succeeds Barry L. Pennypacker, who is stepping down from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer and […]

McCaffrey joins IROCK as director of product development & applications

McCaffrey joins IROCK as director of product development & applications

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers, a leading manufacturer of mobile and portable crushing plants, screening plants and conveying equipment, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Paul McCaffrey as Director of Product Development & Applications. “Paul brings IROCK a wealth of experience in application, design and operational practices within materials processing equipment. With […]

Tennessee DOT selects Woolpert for statewide photogrammetry and mapping services contract

The firm will provide on-call geospatial services for the design and construction of state roadways NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2020) — Woolpert has been selected by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to provide on-call photogrammetric and mapping services to support the design and construction of roadways throughout the state. The three-year contract has a […]

Fecon announces new personnel

Fecon announces new personnel

LEBANON, OH — Fecon announces the hiring of new personnel including Robert Soehner as VP of Operations, and Mike Kucharski as VP of Dealer Development, both new positions within the company. Soehner has served in a variety of continuous improvement and leadership roles including positions of increasing responsibility at GE, Henny Penny, Harmon, and most […]

Makita U.S.A. meets continued growth and demand with massive new facility in Reno, NV

Makita U.S.A. meets continued growth and demand with massive new facility in Reno, NV

Makita U.S.A., Inc. continues to set a fast pace with more products, more infrastructure and more jobs. And in a year that marks 50 years in the U.S.A., Makita has expanded its distribution, training and service capabilities with a new 600,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Reno, NV. It increases Makita’s operational ability to meet […]

B.J. Kerstiens promoted to regional VP for Vortex Companies Quadex Lining System® Division

HOUSTON, TX — Trenchless infrastructure solutions provider, the Vortex Companies, has promoted B.J. Kerstiens to regional vice president of the Quadex Lining System division (QLS). His main responsibilities will be managing the overall business from the QLS perspective, supporting the sales team and estimating to project coordination, scheduling and licensee support. “Anytime we can promote […]

Aquajet offers increased aftersales services for North American customers

Aquajet offers increased aftersales services  for North American customers

MONROE, WA — Aquajet provides increased equipment inventory, enhanced parts availability and high-caliber aftersales service and support in North America. Through the parts warehouse in Monroe, WA, combined with the service and demonstration facilities in St. Joseph, MO, and Stanhope, NJ, Aquajet offers fast, reliable support for customers across North America – increasing productivity and […]

Morbark announces leadership change

Morbark announces leadership change

Bradley Boehler to succeed Dave Herr as VP of Forestry and Tree Care Group and President of Morbark Holdings WINN, MI –  Morbark, manufacturer of equipment used in forestry, recycling, tree care, landscaping, sawmill, and biomass markets, recently announced the appointment of Bradley (Brad) Boehler as the successor to current Vice President of Alamo Group’s […]

Terex Service Centers authorized for service and sale of Fassi articulating cranes

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 US, as well as sell custom-installed Fassi cranes and […]

Volvo CE to divest Blaw-Knox paver business to Gencor Industries

Volvo CE to divest Blaw-Knox paver business to Gencor Industries

The Blaw-Knox business and associated assets will shift to Gencor, including the transfer of the manufacturing production line currently located in Shippensburg, PA. Gencor has announced that they plan to continue the manufacturing of the Blaw-Knox paver line in south-central Pennsylvania and move to a location in Letterkenny Township. The deal, which is expected to […]

LiuGong North America adds Easton as dealer in New Mexico

LiuGong North America adds Easton as dealer in New Mexico

KATY, TEXAS – Easton Sales and Rentals, an earth-moving and heavy equipment rental firm in Albuquerque, NM, was recently appointed as the LiuGong and Dressta equipment dealer for their market area. Easton Sales and Rental is a 3rd-generation equipment dealer, with experience buying and selling all over the world. Steve and Jeff Udelson, as Partners […]

Monroe Tractor welcomes Mark Roberts, district sales rep to cover Northern NY territory

Monroe Tractor welcomes Mark Roberts, district sales rep to cover Northern NY territory

Monroe Tractor strives to bring the best products and the best in customer service. With that in mind, they are excited to announce Mark Roberts as district sales manager for their Syracuse, NY location. Roberts brings 11 years of highway and road building experience along with 10 years of experience selling rugged fiber optic assemblies […]

Woolpert contracted to expand State Route 48 at U.S. 22 in Warren County (OH)

The $10 million engineering project is designed to alleviate congestion and promote safety in a growing region of the state. HOPKINSVILLE, OHIO — The Warren County (Ohio) Transportation Improvement District has contracted with Woolpert to widen a 1.5-mile stretch of State Route 48 (SR 48) at Montgomery Road/U.S. 22 in Hamilton Township. The $10 million […]

Louisiana Transportation Chief, Pennsylvania and Indiana projects & ACS Infrastructure Development executive receive national public-private partnership awards

Louisiana Transportation Chief, Pennsylvania and Indiana projects & ACS Infrastructure Development executive receive national public-private partnership awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, the State Street Redevelopment Project in Indiana, Louisiana Transportation Secretary Dr. Shawn Wilson and ACS Infrastructure Development Vice President of Project Management Noah Jolley have been recognized as models of excellence in innovative transportation finance and leadership, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced July […]

Construction Industry Round Table announces board elections & new chairman

Construction Industry Round Table announces board elections & new chairman

MCLEAN, VA — The Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT), a national business trade association comprised exclusively of approximately 125 chief executives from the leading design and construction companies doing business in the United States and globally, has elected Wassim A. Selman, PhD, PE, president of infrastructure, Arcadis, as Chairman of the organization for a term […]

Brokk welcomes Matt Lyons to North American service team

Brokk welcomes Matt Lyons to North American service team

MONROE, WA – Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, welcomes Matt Lyons to the team as its newest training and application specialist. Over the past year, the company has enhanced training and support services across North America, providing easier access to both in-person and digital educational opportunities for customers through facility upgrades and […]

IROCK Crushers welcomes new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers is excited to announce that Continental Equipment Company will be their exclusive dealer to market, sell and service the IROCK product line in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Arkansas. Continental Equipment has been serving the mineral processing industry for more than 30 years. Headquartered in Missouri, Continental will be distributing […]

Superior celebrates long career of washing expert, Frank Squires

Superior celebrates long career of washing expert, Frank Squires

MORRIS, MN — Superior Industries, Inc. recently announced washing product specialist, Frank Squires, is retiring after a 60-plus year career humbly serving the aggregates industry. Squires was a mentor to dozens of producers and manufacturers during his long, storied career including many colleagues in Superior’s wet processing segment. “Early on, he put me in the […]