Category Archives: People on the Move

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 […]

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 […]