Category Archives: People on the Move

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SCU Crane and Rigging purchased the Grove GHC140 on display at CONEXPO

SCU Crane and Rigging purchased the Grove GHC140 on display at CONEXPO

SCU Crane and Rigging (SCU) celebrated the purchase of a new Grove GHC140 telescopic crawler crane at CONEXPO 2020. The crane, which is the highest-capacity model in the Grove telescopic crawler range, was launched in 2019 and features best-in-class load charts for its capacity range. The company commemorated the new addition to its fleet with […]

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 […]

Bobcat Company announces 2020 Dealer Leadership Group

Bobcat Company announces 2020 Dealer Leadership Group

Bobcat Company announced this week its 2020 Dealer Leadership Group. These 16 authorized Bobcat dealerships were the highest-performing dealers according to the Dealer Performance Review, a tool Bobcat uses to measure dealership performance across the North American Bobcat dealer network, which includes the United States and Canada and is composed of more than 325 dealership […]

ASI Mining signs subcontract with Epiroc for autonomous haulage conversions

MENDON, UT — ASI Mining has signed a subcontract with Epiroc to supply its autonomous haul truck solution to Roy Hill in Western Australia. This signing follows the recent award by Roy Hill to Epiroc, a global leader in mining equipment and drill automation, as the prime contractor for the project. For its part, ASI […]

Genesis Attachments promotes David Palvere to general manager

Genesis Attachments promotes David Palvere to general manager

Genesis Attachments announces David Palvere has been promoted to General Manager. In this role, David will oversee the operation of Genesis’ Superior, WI, location including the sales, operations, finance, engineering and administrative functions. He will also collaborate with NPK leadership on strategy and direction for Genesis’ continued growth. Most recently director of business development, David […]

Leandro Lecheta appointed to lead North American construction businesses for CNH Industrial

Leandro Lecheta appointed to lead North American construction businesses for CNH Industrial

CNH Industrial N.V.  has named Leandro Lecheta as the new Head of Construction Equipment for North America, overseeing both the CASE Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction Equipment businesses, as well as the CNH Industrial Aftermarket Solutions business — the company’s parts and service organization. Lecheta previously served as the chief financial officer (CFO) for […]

Morbark welcomes George Perez to sales team

Morbark welcomes George Perez to sales team

WINN, MI — While welcoming the New Year, Morbark also welcomed a new member to the team. On January 13, 2020, George Perez joined team Morbark as an International Sales Manager for Mexico, Central America and South America. Perez will be handling sales for Morbark’s industrial division, which includes forestry, recycling and land-clearing equipment under […]

Brian Layman appointed VP Construction Equipment for Volvo Financial Services USA

Brian Layman appointed VP Construction Equipment for Volvo Financial Services USA

GREENSBORO, NC — Brian Layman has been appointed VP Construction Equipment Financial Services for the USA market of Volvo Financial Services (VFS), effective February 1, 2020. Brian has 19 years of experience with the Volvo Group in various roles supporting sales and marketing, dealer development and retail competence development. He has served as VP, Business […]

Metso accessories distribution strengthened with addition of L.S.W. Wear Parts Ltd

Metso accessories distribution strengthened with addition of L.S.W. Wear Parts Ltd

Metso’s North American aggregates distributor community is excited to welcome L.S.W. Wear Parts Ltd. of Eastern Canada. L.S.W. is a second-generation, family-owned and operated business incorporated in 1993. The company has grown over the years to be a major supplier of aftermarket parts to the mining, construction, forestry and energy industries. To support their growing […]

Mecalac hires industry veteran Peter Bigwood to grow North and South American business

Mecalac hires industry veteran Peter Bigwood to grow North and South American business

NORFOLK, MA – Mecalac, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, has hired Peter Bigwood as general manager to expand the company’s reach in North and South America. Mecalac, which was founded in France in 1974, manufactures a full line of excavators, loaders, backhoe loaders, site dumpers and compaction rollers for urban […]

Caterpillar announces officer retirement

Caterpillar announces officer retirement

DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. recently announced E. Jean Savage, currently vice president of the Surface Mining & Technology Division, has elected to retire. Trinity Industries, Inc. announced that Savage, a member of the company’s Board of Directors, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President, effective February 17, 2020. “We thank Jean for her […]

Appointments in Metso’s executive team

Appointments in Metso’s executive team

Giuseppe Campanelli has been appointed president, Minerals Services business area and a member of Metso’s Executive Team from January 2, 2020 onward. Previously he has been a member of the Minerals Services business area management team heading Professional Services. Kalle Sipilä has been appointed president, Pumps business area and a member of Metso’s Executive Team […]

Steve Shivak joins National Asphalt Pavement Association

Steve Shivak joins National Asphalt Pavement Association

GREENBELT, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) welcomes Steven Shivak as director of membership. Shivak brings more than 15 years of experience implementing strategies that have increased member satisfaction, acquisition and retention. In this new position, Shivak will be responsible for increasing member engagement and demonstrating the value of membership in NAPA, a […]

Mark Williams: NSSGA’s Environmental Leadership Award recipient

Mark Williams: NSSGA’s Environmental Leadership Award recipient

Mark Williams, environmental manager with Luck Companies, received the NSSGA’s 2019 Environmental Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has direct day-to-day involvement with his company’s environmental affairs. The Environmental Leadership Award was presented during the 2019 Legislative […]

Ann Fandozzi to become CEO of Ritchie Bros.

Ann Fandozzi to become CEO of Ritchie Bros.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, a leading used equipment seller, announced today that Ann Fandozzi will become Chief Executive Officer and join the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 6th, 2020. Most recently, Fandozzi was CEO of ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, where she engineered a step-change in profitability and […]

Doosan Infracore North America adds new Vermont dealer in G. Stone Commercial

Doosan Infracore North America adds new Vermont dealer in G. Stone Commercial

SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with the addition of G. Stone Commercial as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan® equipment. The company now offers its customers a wide range of Doosan equipment: crawler excavators, log loaders, wheel excavators, material handlers, wheel loaders and […]

ALLU USA announces new VP of Distribution & Marketing for North America

ALLU USA announces new VP of Distribution & Marketing for North America

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – East Brunswick, New Jersey-based ALLU Group Inc. announces the appointment of Edison Rocha as its new vice president of distribution and marketing for the United States and Canada. Rocha is responsible for increasing development of distribution channels, as well as marketing throughout North America. Rocha brings almost 25 years of experience […]

Archibald joins Supreme Manufacturing as VP of sales and marketing

Archibald joins Supreme Manufacturing as VP of sales and marketing

STONEBORO, PA — Supreme Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of clamshell dredges and other specialized equipment, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Elliot Archibald, who joins as vice president of sales and marketing.  Archibald is a third-generation member of the aggregates and mining industry and joins Supreme by way of the company’s relationship with […]

New general manager to lead Maptek in Africa

New general manager to lead Maptek in Africa

Maptek is pleased to announce the appointment of Gideon Slabbert to the role of general manager of Maptek in South Africa. Slabbert replaces Nick Venter who will join Maptek’s North American operations as director of sales and technical sales support. Slabbert joined Maptek in 2017 as BlastLogic product manager and quickly demonstrated strong leadership and […]

ASV Announces Frank Gangi as national accounts manager

ASV Announces Frank Gangi as national accounts manager

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — Frank Gangi has been promoted to national accounts manager for ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers. Gangi will be responsible for supporting and growing ASV’s customer portfolio, including OEM and national rental customers, direct national accounts and strategic attachment partners.  Gangi has […]