Category Archives: People on the Move

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 […]

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 […]

Industry veteran appointed to lead Superior’s international sales

Industry veteran appointed to lead Superior’s international sales

  Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, is excited to announce the appointment of Jeff Gray as its director of international sales. Gray, a 25-year industry veteran, will lead construction aggregate sales efforts outside of the United States and Canada in addition to working closely […]

Hexagon wins Mining Technology Excellence Award for safety

Hexagon wins Mining Technology Excellence Award for safety

Hexagon’s Mining division has been recognized for Excellence in Safety in the 2020 Mining Technology Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate innovation and excellence within the mining sector and aim to “provide a platform to the individuals and companies that are driving change and achieving remarkable feats in a time of crisis and uncertainty”. Judged by […]

IROCK Crushers welcomes new dealer

IROCK Crushers welcomes new dealer

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers has partnered with GT Mid Atlantic to be their exclusive dealer in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. The leadership team at IROCK was keen to strategically partner with GT Mid Atlantic to represent its full line of products in this key region. “In 2020, IROCK’s laser focus was on […]

Western Global appoints Jayna Rodgers central US regional sales manager

Western Global appoints Jayna Rodgers  central US regional sales manager

TROY, MI – Western Global, a leading provider of portable tanks and dispensing equipment for the storage and handling of fuels, lubricants and other fluids, announces the addition of Jayna Rodgers as its Central U.S. Regional Sales Manager. Rodgers will be responsible for building the territory while bringing in new business and maintaining current clientele […]

New product manager increases vibratory experience at Superior

New product manager increases vibratory experience at Superior

Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, is excited to announce the appointment of Ed Sauser as its next product manager for vibratory processing equipment. Next year, Sauser will celebrate 33-years serving the aggregates industry in product management and engineering roles. With Sauser’s new role, Mark […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara Appoints Australian National Sales Manager

Haver & Boecker Niagara Appoints Australian National Sales Manager

CATHARINES, ONT — Haver & Boecker Niagara announces the appointment of Duncan Hooper as its national sales manager in Australia. Hooper will help grow Haver & Boecker Niagara’s presence in Australia, working one-on-one with new and existing customers to provide the equipment and services they need to maximize the profitability of their aggregates and mining […]

YANMAR Compact Equipment North America selects new commercial director

YANMAR Compact Equipment North America selects new commercial director

GRAND RAPIDS, MN – YANMAR Compact Equipment North America, encompassing the YANMAR Compact Equipment and ASV Holdings Inc. brands, announces Tate Johnson as commercial director. Johnson will be responsible for channel development, sales and national accounts for YANMAR and ASV compact equipment in North America. He will focus on expanding the availability of ASV and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

McCloskey International welcomes Berry Tractor & Equipment to global dealer network

McCloskey International welcomes Berry Tractor & Equipment to global dealer network

KEENE, ON –  McCloskey International recently welcomed equipment dealer Berry Tractor to its global network of distributors. The company will serve the Kansas and Western Missouri markets in the United States. Berry Tractor & Equipment was founded in 1957 and is a division of Berry Companies, Inc. Headquartered in Wichita, KS, Berry Tractor has three […]

Haver & Boecker Niagara announces Swormsco Inc. as new dealer

Haver & Boecker Niagara announces Swormsco Inc. as new dealer

Haver & Boecker Niagara recently announced Swormsco Inc. as a new, full-line dealer in North America. The company will service coal mines throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky. Swormsco will work directly with Scott McMaster, Haver & Boecker Niagara certified sales manager, to represent the company’s complete line of innovative Niagara processing equipment […]

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 […]

IROCK Crushers expands dealer territory to Dallas and Houston

IROCK Crushers expands dealer territory to Dallas and Houston

VALLEY VIEW, OHIO – IROCK Crushers has recently expanded the territory of their dealer, IPE Aggregate, into Dallas and Houston, Texas. IPE Aggregate had most recently represented IROCK in parts of Texas and Mexico. IPE Aggregate has been serving the aggregate, construction and mining industry for over 18 years and is headquartered in McAllen, Texas. […]

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 […]

Women of Asphalt 20 to watch in 2020 announced

Women of Asphalt 20 to watch in 2020 announced

ORANGE PARK, FL — Once again Women of Asphalt® (WofA) is shining a spotlight on the ladies of our industry. A call to action was sent out this year for the WofA 20 to Watch in 2020 campaign. An overwhelming number of nominations were received for women who exemplify the values, mission, and goals of […]

Patrick Shannon appointed President of Volvo Financial Services Region North America

Patrick Shannon appointed President of Volvo Financial Services Region North America

Volvo Financial Services (VFS) has announced that Patrick Shannon has been appointed President of the company’s North American region, effective July 1. In this role, he will be responsible for the business operations and financial performance for VFS in Canada, Mexico and the USA. Shannon has over 30 years of experience in business operations and […]

Kimball Equipment becomes full line dealer for Superior Industries

Kimball Equipment becomes full line dealer for Superior Industries

MORRIS, MN — Superior Industries, Inc. recently announced an expanded product partnership with its long-term conveyor dealer, Kimball Equipment Company. The respected dealer, which celebrates 75 years of operation next year, will now sell, service and support Superior’s crushing, screening and washing equipment in addition to the conveying equipment and components lines throughout Utah, Nevada, […]

ECA names new equipment manager and Florida branch manager

ECA names new equipment manager and Florida branch manager

PITTSBURGH, PA — Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has promoted John Hayes to branch manager of ECA Florida and hired Ben Morgan as equipment manager with the BAUER Service Team (BST). Hayes will manage all aspects of ECA’s branch in Green Cove Springs, FL, including sales, rental, parts and service. He has excelled since being […]

Volvo CE names 2019 Dealer of the Year and Uptime Dealer of the Year winners

Volvo CE names 2019 Dealer of the Year and Uptime Dealer of the Year winners

Volvo Construction Equipment has named Tyler Equipment its 2019 Dealer of the Year in North America. The company also awarded Housby Heavy Equipment the title of 2019 Uptime Dealer of the Year. The Dealer of the Year award recognizes the dealership in North America that best promotes the Volvo brand and the company’s core strategies: to provide […]

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 […]