PERRY, OK — E-Z Drill, a leading manufacturer of concrete drilling and doweling equipment, announces the retirement of Randy Stevens, vice president of sales. Stevens has been with the company for more than 28 years, joining just two years after E-Z Drill was founded.
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WASHINGTON, DC — George R. Nash Jr., director of preconstruction for Branch & Associates in Herndon, VA, began his one-year term as chair of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) on Jan. 1, 2018. He leads the 21,000-plus member association’s executive committee and board of directors, guides its national initiatives and serves as its spokesperson.
J&J Truck Equipment, a division of Somerset Welding & Steel, recently announced that Jim Weir will retire effective Feb. 2, 2018. Weir joined the company 34 years ago and held a variety of positions within the organization prior to serving as its sales manager. Before joining J&J, Jim worked at Solar Fuel and taught welding […]
Somerset Steel today announced the promotion of Donald Walker to Vice President of Operations. In this capacity, Mr. Walker will be responsible for overseeing estimating, project management, engineering, and scheduling. With Walker’s hands-on approach to construction management, he will maintain an active role in all facets of daily operations as well as financial responsibility in […]
In this newly created role, Mike will be responsible for internally managing the recently introduced GHB Hydraulic Breaker and GCG Cyclone Rock and Concrete Grinder product lines. He will also work with demolition, construction, road and bridge, utility, excavation and trenching customers to further develop these product lines to ensure they meet end user needs.
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Plowing ahead: Douglas Dynamics’ Doug Clark receives certified snow professional designation
MILWAUKEE, WI — Douglas Dynamics LLC, parent company of Dejana®, FISHER®, Henderson®, SnowEx®, SweepEx®, TurfEx® and WESTERN®, is pleased to announce that Doug Clark, product manager for Western Products, has earned his Certified Snow Professional (CSP) designation from the Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA).
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Charles Carter appointed Vice President, Construction Equipment Sales, Volvo Financial Services USA
Charles Carter has been appointed Vice President, Construction Equipment Sales for Volvo Financial Services USA, effective January 1, 2018. In his new role, Charles will be responsible for the VFS construction equipment sales channel in the USA, and will work with Volvo Construction Equipment colleagues and the brand’s distribution network to provide finance solutions to […]
PITTSBURGH, PA — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a leading distributor of foundation construction equipment, recently promoted Toby Anderson to the position of Sales Engineer for North and South Carolina. Anderson had served as a service technician, working out of ECA’s Greensboro, NC location since 2015.
MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — Access, Lift & Handler (ALH) magazine recently honored Rick Smith, senior director of global product training at JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, with the ALH Person of the Year award during the group’s annual conference Oct. 12 in […]
MUNCIE, IN — Muncie Power Products, Inc. is pleased to introduce its new Senior Executive Director of People Strategy and General Counsel, Damon Elmore.
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ABC’s Mike Bellaman Appointed to Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion for all Americans
Michael D. Bellaman, president and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), has been appointed by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta to the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion, created by President Trump’s June 15 Executive Order 13801.
David S. Zachry, chief executive officer of San Antonio, Texas-based Zachry Corporation, has been named vice chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) Board of Trustees. The announcement came during a Board of Directors meeting in late September.
WASHINGTON, DC — Matthew (Matt) G. Cummings, a Philadelphia-based executive vice president with global infrastructure company AECOM, has been elected 2017-2018 American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) chairman. The association made the announcement Sept. 19.
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Western Specialty Contractors promotes Nick McAlpin to branch manager of its Orlando, FL branch office
Western Specialty Contractors announces the promotion of Nick McAlpin of Enterprise, FL as branch manager of its Orlando, FL branch office. McAlpin replaces former Orlando Branch Manager Chester Scott, who has been relocated as Branch Manager of Western’s Atlanta, GA branch.
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) honored executives from A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. and Lea & Elliot, Inc., the Indiana Toll Road (ITR) Concession Company, and students from the University of Florida and the University of Colorado with “Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction” awards.
J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers and J&J Truck Equipment, divisions of Somerset Welding & Steel, today announced that Adam Bowers and Quintin Wyandt have joined J&J’s inside sales teams. Both Adam and Quintin will be responsible for handling customer inquiries, providing product information and quotes, ensuring a smooth sales process, and offering after the sale […]
PORT COLBORNE, ON – North America Traffic Inc. (NAT), the industry leader in portable traffic control systems, has announced that its founder, Peter Vieveen, has retired as President of the Company.
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Bridgestone Americas Names New President of Off-the-Road Tire Business
Bridget Neal to lead strategic planning, sales, engineering and global support for key commercial segment Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced Bridget Neal has been named president, off-the-road (OTR), Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), effective Aug. 14. Neal succeeds Taylor Cole, who recently was named president of Firestone Building Products, LLC.
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Western Specialty Contractors Appoints Chester Scott to Branch Manager of its Atlanta, GA Branch
Western Specialty Contractors announces the appointment of Chester Scott as Branch Manager of its Atlanta, GA branch office. Chester was previously the Branch Manager of Western’s Orlando, FL branch, which has been filled by Nick McAlpin.
PITTSBURGH, PA — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a leading distributor of foundation construction equipment, has promoted Jeff Harmston to the position of vice president – Sales and Marketing, effective July 1, 2017.
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Melker Jernberg appointed president of Volvo Construction Equipment
Melker Jernberg was born in 1968 and is currently President and CEO of the Sweden based powder metallurgy company Höganäs AB. Prior to this he held the position of Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area EMEA at swedish based steel manufacturer SSAB. Melker Jernberg will assume his new position on Jan. 1, 2018.
VICTOR, NY — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) welcomes incoming President Kevin Fox, with Dewitt Equipment Co. in Barrie, ON, and new Board Members Luke Brenner with Heavy Equipment Co. in Austin, Texas, Kenneth Tysinger with May Heavy Equipment in Lexington, NC and Chris Lohman with South Mountain Tractor in Tempe, AZ, as well as Treasurer, Kristin Waldie, […]
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Timothy Hansen Named General Manager at Intertractor America Corporation
ELKHORN, Wisc. – Timothy Hansen has joined ITM Group as General Manager of Intertractor America Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of earthmoving crawler undercarriages and track frames. Prior to joining Intertractor America, Hansen was director of aftermarket sales for undercarriage manufacturer Berco of America, Inc.
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Komatsu America CEO Rod Schrader named to AEM board of directors
Schrader to support equipment manufacturer trade group to chart strategic direction for public policy, safety, regulatory, education and training efforts Rolling Meadows, Ill., — January 30, 2017 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced Rod Schrader, CEO of Komatsu America Corp., has been elected to the Board of Directors of […]
Custom Equipment, Inc. welcomes back Dan Schneider as director of sales. Schneider focuses on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low level aerial work platforms.