Category Archives: People on the Move

Exciting changes underway at Grote Industries

Exciting changes underway at Grote Industries

Consolidated ownership and internal transitions are underway as the business focuses on leading safety-related innovation into the next generation   MADISON, IN – As Grote Industries enters its 121st year of operation, the family continues in its leadership and embraces change in preparation for the future. Recently, fourth-generation family members, Dominic, John and Mike Grote […]

Brokk welcomes Western Canada sales manager

Brokk welcomes Western Canada Sales Manager

MONROE, WA — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, is growing in Canada and recently named Troy Steele regional sales manager for the western region of the country. Steele has 16 years of experience in equipment sales and will serve Brokk customers across all industries, including demolition, construction, mining, cement, metal processing and tunneling. He […]

ACI hires industry expert to assist Centers of Excellence

ACI hires industry expert to assist Centers of Excellence

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI  – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has hired Dean A. Frank to develop programs to assist in supporting the use of nonmetallic reinforcement and reducing carbon emissions in the concrete construction industry. Frank will initially be working primarily with NEU: An ACI Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete, assisting in the development […]

Wolff named Felling Trailers’ Inside Sales – National Accounts Coordinator

Wolff named Felling Trailers’ Inside Sales – National Accounts Coordinator

Felling Trailers Inc., a national leader in industrial and commercial trailers, recently appointed Mike Wolff to Inside Sales – National Accounts Coordinator. Wolff will manage the day-to-day account activity for the company’s top national rental partners and inside sales calls. He will be responsible for sales development, activity, and account support.

Women of Asphalt appoints new leadership to Board of Directors

Women of Asphalt appoints new leadership to Board of Directors

ORANGE PARK, Florida — Women of Asphalt (WofA) is excited to announce the appointment of Sheila Barkevich, Northeast Division Performance Manager at CRH Americas Materials, as its new President and  Ashley Batson, J.D., Manager of Government Relations, Road Construction, at Ingevity as Treasurer. Both Barkevich and Batson have been involved with the development of WofA […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara names Certified Sales Manager for the Western United States

Haver & Boecker Niagara names Certified Sales Manager for the Western United States

ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO  — Haver & Boecker Niagara announces Darren Bulow as its certified sales manager for Western regions of the United States, including Southern Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. He brings nine years of industry experience to his new position.

Road Widener LLC expands sales coverage with three new managers

Road Widener LLC expands sales coverage with three new managers

DELAFIELD, WI  — Road Widener LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative road and utility construction equipment, recently promoted Todd Dohnal to business development manager and appointed Jack Guebard and Rick Cuozzi as regional sales managers. Dohnal will focus on global sales while Guebard will serve the central United States and Cuozzi will cover the eastern […]

Monroe Tractor hires Bryan Chatterton as Rental Manager for New York locations

Monroe Tractor hires Bryan Chatterton as Rental Manager for New York locations

At Monroe Tractor our promise to our customers is “we are here to keep you doing your job.” We strive to bring the best products and the best in customer service, which is why we are excited to announce Bryan Chatterton as Rental Manager. Bryan will be responsible for managing the equipment inventory, work hand […]

Aquajet hires service & application specialist

Aquajet hires service & application specialist

MONROE, Wash. (January 13, 2022) — Aquajet, a global leader in Hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, hires James Brown as its service and application specialist for North America. Brown provides service and support for Aquajet customers throughout the United States and Canada. His role includes commissioning new equipment and providing operational and maintenance training. He also provides […]

CMP Pumping promotes Chris Dover to Regional Operations Manager

CMP Pumping promotes Chris Dover to Regional Operations Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC — Concrete & Materials Placement (“CMP” or “CMP Pumping”), a concrete pumping company serving areas across the Southeast, is proud to announce the promotion of Chris Dover to a Regional Operations Manager in Western and Central Carolinas and Louisiana markets. Dover has been with CMP since 2008, starting as a high-rise boom operator […]

John Somers named AEM Vice President, Construction & Utility Sector

MILWAUKEE  – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced it has named John Somers as its vice president, Construction & Utility Sector, effective immediately. Somers replaces Megan Tanel, who will succeed Dennis Slater as AEM President effective January 1, 2022. Somers will be responsible for the strategic direction of construction and utility programs and services […]

Cooper Engineering President, WSP USA Vice President, T3 Design Corp., and Colorado DOT intern honored with ARTBA’s Women Leaders Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C.— A company founder and CEO, a vice president at WSP USA, a women-led engineering firm and a Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) intern are 2021 honorees of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s “Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction” awards. The awards were presented in three categories Sept. 27 at […]

Martin Marietta CEO Ward Nye elected ARTBA Chair

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of North Carolina-based Martin Marietta, has been elected 2021-2022 chair of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The announcement was made during the association’s national convention, held Sept. 26-29 in Pinehurst, NC.

Woolpert surveyor Cody Schneider promoted to Geospatial Project Manager for Roads and Bridges Market

Woolpert surveyor Cody Schneider promoted to Geospatial Project Manager for Roads and Bridges Market

The former team leader will work with survey and transportation clients across the Midwest. DAYTON, OHIO  — Woolpert’s Cody Schneider has been promoted from survey team lead to geospatial project manager in the firm’s roads and bridges market. The licensed professional surveyor and engineer in training is a senior associate at Woolpert who has been […]

American Concrete Institute announces Director of Innovative Concrete Technology

American Concrete Institute announces Director of Innovative Concrete Technology

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI– The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce that Rex C. Donahey, Ph.D., will serve as the Institute’s inaugural Director of Innovative Concrete Technology.  In this newly created position, Donahey will be responsible for actively providing outreach by the Institute to trade organizations, companies, and individuals to attract emerging technologies for […]

Monroe Tractor names Karen Long new CFO

Monroe Tractor names Karen Long new CFO

At Monroe Tractor, our promise to our customers is “we are here to keep you doing your job.” We strive to bring the best products and the best in customer service, which is why we are pleased to announce Karen Long as chief financial officer of Monroe Tractor.

Daniel “Boone” Larsen set to cast into retirement after 30 years in the trailer industry

Daniel “Boone” Larsen Set to Cast into Retirement After 30 Years in the Trailer Industry

Daniel “Boone” Larsen, Felling Trailers’ Great Lakes Regional Sales Manager has been a part of the equipment industry for 40-years and will retire in early May 2021. Thirty of those years have been spent spec’ing and selling trailers; 19-years with Towmaster, and the last 11-years with Felling Trailers. Daniel “Boone” joined the Felling Trailers’ team […]

Bob Doll joins Durex Products as regional sales manager

Bob Doll joins Durex Products as regional sales manager

LUCK, WI — Durex Products Inc., a leading manufacturer of premium wire and polyurethane screen media technologies, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Bob Doll, who joins as a Regional Sales Manager covering the Eastern United States. “As an effort to increase our Eastern US market presence, we are excited to have Bob […]

Yanmar Compact Equipment celebrates 50th Anniversary of tracked carrier

Yanmar Compact Equipment celebrates 50th Anniversary of tracked carrier

This year, Yanmar Compact Equipment, a subsidiary of Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd., celebrates the 50th anniversary of the YFW500D, the world’s first tracked carrier equipped with a Yanmar diesel engine. The original carrier used the undercarriage of a Yanmar rubber crawler combine harvester and added a cargo box to enable it to transport materials on […]

Design underway for new UMA Geotechnical headquarters

Design underway for new UMA Geotechnical headquarters

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, has announced that construction will soon be underway on its new headquarters in Colfax, NC. The company acquired the 15.5-acre parcel at 8051 National Service Road in December 2020 and is currently engaged in the design process. “UMA is growing rapidly, and we’re expanding our […]

Curry supply strengthens footprint in Great Lakes region

Curry supply strengthens footprint in Great Lakes region

In a strategic move to strengthen Curry Supply’s footprint in its Great Lakes sales territory, the company is pleased to announce and introduce John Brun, West Virginia resident, as a regional sales manager. Brun will personify Curry Supply’s corporate values while applying his vast experience in the heavy equipment industry to better serve the company’s […]

Road Widener LLC expands global sales coverage, appoints two regional sales representatives

Road Widener LLC expands global sales coverage,  appoints two regional sales representatives

 Road Widener LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative road construction equipment, recently appointed Todd Dohnal and Jack Nate as regional sales managers, as the company focuses on expanding its direct sales coverage worldwide to better serve its customers. Dohnal will serve the eastern U.S. and Europe and Nate will manage the central U.S. and Canada. […]

How diverse hiring can help solve the construction labor shortage

How diverse hiring can help solve the construction labor shortage

Source: Caterpillar News March 2021 Jennifer Todd wants to help solve the construction labor shortage while creating opportunities for minorities and women. Here’s how she’s doing it. Meet Jennifer Todd: • Construction business owner • Lawyer • Licensed general engineer • Barrier breaker In many ways, Jennifer’s story is like that of many other successful […]