Category Archives: People on the Move

Daragh Cullen joins the green team to serve the eastern United States for McCloskey

Daragh Cullen joins the green team to serve the eastern United States for McCloskey

KEENE, ON – McCloskey International is pleased to announce the appointment of Daragh Cullen as Dealer Manager, primarily responsible for dealer relations and recruitment for the Eastern United States and Caribbean. Cullen brings an extensive knowledge of the marketplace and over two decades in the industry to the position, working with major OEMs overseeing the […]

Growing Heil® dealer celebrates grand opening of new facility with open house / public training day

Growing Heil® dealer celebrates grand opening of new facility with open house / public training day

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Heil’s nationwide dealer network is strengthening its presence in the Midwest region with the grand opening of EJ Equipment’s newest service and training facility in Addison, IL. EJ Equipment, Northern Illinois’ premier municipal and contractor distributor has been a Heil® dealer since 2016, offering a full line of Heil® garbage trucks, service and […]

BOMAG appoints Matt Nelson director of dealer sales – West Region and Canada

BOMAG appoints Matt Nelson director of dealer sales – West Region and Canada

RIDGEWAY, SC – BOMAG Americas, Inc. is recently announced and welcomed Matt Nelson as director of dealer sales, west region and Canada.  In Matt’s new position, he will be responsible for the overall sales leadership, support and development of BOMAG’s distribution and field sales team in the Western US and the entire country of Canada.  […]

Cross Country Infrastructure Services acquires Oklahoma’s Five Star Equipment Rental

EDISON, NJ — Cross Country Infrastructure Services, Inc. (“Cross Country”), a leading equipment and supplies provider to the construction industry, recently announced that it has acquired Five Star Equipment Leasing & Rental, L.L.C. (“Five Star”). With the addition of Five Star, Cross Country gains an established equipment rental player in the central U.S. and at […]

Astec Industries appoints new CEO and President

Astec Industries appoints new CEO and President

Astec Industries, Inc.  recently announced the appointment of Mr. Barry Ruffalo as President and CEO to be effective on August 12, 2019. Ruffalo has also been elected to the Board of Directors. He will join the Board of Directors as a Class I director and will stand for re-election at the Company’s 2020 annual meeting. […]

Brokk hires central Canada regional sales manager

Brokk hires central Canada regional sales manager

MONROE, WA — Brokk recently hired John-Paul Duquette as regional sales manager for central Canada. Duquette manages sales for Brokk robotic demolition machines and provides support for new and existing customers throughout Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. “Throughout North America, construction and demolition contractors are realizing the potential of Brokk machines in a variety of industries and applications,” […]

BKT USA, Inc. hires new Manager of Logistics

BKT USA, Inc. hires new Manager of Logistics

AKRON, OHIO – BKT USA, Inc. of Fairlawn, Ohio – the subsidiary of Balkrishna Industries Limited, Mumbai, India – is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Peservich as manager of logistics. Jason will be based in Akron, Ohio and he will be responsible for coordinating shipments, invoicing, inventory management, warranty processing and freight management.

McCann Industries opens new location in Indiana

McCann Industries opens new location in Indiana

ADDISON, IL – McCann Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of their new location in Merrillville, IN, to support construction growth in the region. The new facility offers a wide variety of construction supplies, plus new, used and rentals of construction equipment. The full line of Takeuchi machines is also available for sale […]

HCSS to give away $50,000 in scholarships for the 2019 Construction Intern Awards

HCSS to give away $50,000 in scholarships for the 2019 Construction Intern Awards

SUGAR LAND, TX – Construction industry software developer HCSS is launching its fifth-annual Construction Intern Awards scholarship program for college students in construction-related fields. The company will award $50,000 for 18 total scholarships, including a grand prize winner and three finalists, as well as 14 individual weekly online contest winners. The $10,000 grand prize Intern […]

Quick joins Telsmith as southeast regional part sales representative

Quick joins Telsmith as southeast regional part sales representative

MEQUON, WI – Telsmith Inc. is pleased to announce its recent hire of Lane Quick, who joins as the regional part sales representative for the southeast region covering Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. “As part of our efforts to increase our southeast U.S. parts sales representation, we are excited to have […]

A.F. Mallet Excavating wins special edition CAT® CB24B utility compactor

A.F. Mallet Excavating wins special edition CAT® CB24B utility compactor

Caterpillar Inc. recently celebrated 30 years of small vibratory roller manufacturing and surpassed the 30,000th roller production mark. To commemorate the milestone achievement, Caterpillar held a sweepstakes in the United States to give away a special edition Cat® CB24B roller. Thousands of contractors entered the Feelin’ Lucky sweepstakes held from Feb. 4 through April 15, […]

Austin Powder Company announces new regional structure and leadership

BEECHWOOD, OH — Austin Powder Company (APC), is pleased to announce that their US operations are now structured into two new distinct regions that will be led by Reed Sapp, executive general manager – eastern region and Bob Giovando, executive general manager – western region. Both roles will report into Jason Rawlings, president of Austin […]

ECA promotes Ulrich to director of BAUER product sales and service

ECA promotes Ulrich to director of BAUER product sales and service

PITTSBURGH, PA – Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), distributor of foundation construction equipment, recently promoted Gordian Ulrich to the position of director of BAUER Product Sales & Service. Ulrich is a geotechnical engineer with a degree from the University of Karlsruhe in Germany who started his career at BAUER Maschinen in Germany in the method […]

Vermeer Corporation hosts commemoration in honor of year-one tornado recover efforts

Vermeer Corporation hosts commemoration in honor of year-one tornado recover efforts

PELLA, IA – Vermeer Corporation recently hosted the groundbreaking for a monument commemorating the buildings destroyed by an EF3 tornado last July, while celebrating the strength of the Vermeer team and the growth and progress that is happening along the Vermeer Mile. “The tornado was the greatest challenge Vermeer has ever faced. I am incredibly […]

An exciting year for Maine Drilling & Blasting

An exciting year for Maine Drilling & Blasting

GARDINER, ME – 2019 kicked off the incorporation of a new philanthropy program at Maine Drilling & Blasting. Long known as a responsible corporate citizen, Maine Drilling & Blasting set out on a mission to make a more dedicated and organized, positive impact on all of the communities that they service. The committee chose four […]

CASE and Tidewater Equipment Support Team Rubicon Training; demolish structures at Girl Scouts Camp Martha Johnson

CASE and Tidewater Equipment Support Team Rubicon Training; demolish structures at Girl Scouts Camp Martha Johnson

CASE Construction Equipment and Tidewater Equipment supported Team Rubicon in a public service project and equipment training exercise at Camp Martha Johnson, a Girl Scouts camp in Lizella, GA. The training provided Team Rubicon heavy equipment operators/volunteers with valuable stick time, and resulted in the complete demolition and removal of four obsolete structures on the […]

Doosan announces Bobcat of Springfield as a new authorized dealer serving central Illinois

Doosan announces Bobcat of Springfield as a new authorized dealer serving central Illinois

SUWANEE, GA – Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Bobcat of Springfield as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan® equipment. Bobcat of Springfield offers a range of Doosan equipment, including crawler excavators, wheel excavators, material handlers, log loaders and wheel loaders in Springfield and […]

Leading national highway contractors challenge peers to take safety certification exam

Leading national highway contractors challenge peers to take safety certification exam

Home to the Industry’s Only Internationally-Accredited Safety Program: www.puttingsafetyfirst.org WASHINGTON, DC —Three major transportation construction contractors are calling on their industry peers to commit at least 25 employees annually to earn the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) credential before the end of 2019, in 2020, and beyond. American Road & Transportation Builders Association […]

Terex® Bid-Well appoints new regional sales manager to support growth

Terex® Bid-Well appoints new regional sales manager to support growth

CANTON, SD —Terex Bid-Well, manufacture of specialized concrete paving machines for the bridge, flatwork, canal and heavy highway, airport and seaport construction markets, recently announced the appointment of Jorge Cervera as regional sales manager for Latin America, Japan and western U.S. Through this role, Cervera will support Terex Bid-Well products and services, working to meet […]

Doosan announces Kleis Equipment as a new dealer serving upstate New York

Doosan announces Kleis Equipment as a new dealer serving upstate New York

SUWANEE, GA –  Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Kleis Equipment, LLC, as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan® equipment. Kleis Equipment offers a range of Doosan equipment, including crawler excavators, wheel excavators, log loaders, material handlers, articulated dump trucks and wheel loaders. […]

National Public-Private Partnership (P3) award winners announced

National Public-Private Partnership (P3) award winners announced

WASHINGTON, DC — The Central I-70 Project in Denver, the nation’s largest consolidated rental car center at Los Angeles International Airport, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Build America Bureau Executive Director Dr. Morteza Farajian, and Yale University graduate Ali Lauzon have been recognized as models of excellence in innovative transportation finance and leadership by the American […]

Allen Engineering hires Brad Ketcherside as territory sales represenative to Pacific Northwest

Allen Engineering hires Brad Ketcherside as territory sales represenative to Pacific Northwest

PARAGOULD, AR — Allen Engineering Corp. (AEC) recently announced that Brad Ketcherside will be returning to the AEC. Ketcherside will take on the role of Territory Sales Representative for the Pacific Northwest Territory (WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, UT, CO, AK, & Western Canada). Ketcherside is no stranger to the concrete equipment manufacturing industry, he […]

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints national account manager

Hy-Brid Lifts appoints national account manager

RICHFIELD, WI.  – Hy-Brid Lifts has welcomed Nik Fleischfresser as the national account manager. Fleischfresser will also cover Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. He will focus on national account customers, along with regional sales growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts. “I am excited to announce […]

Chris Wakefield appointed site manager at Red Diamond

Chris Wakefield appointed site manager at Red Diamond

CLEVELAND, OH — Austin Powder Company (APC) appoints Mr. Chris R. Wakefield, Site Manager—Red Diamond. “Please join me in congratulating Chris as he steps into the senior management role at our Red Diamond plant,” stated Mr. Dave True, Director.  Wakefield attended Ohio State University and earned a BS in chemical engineering and an MS in […]