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HNTB Expands Chicago Footprint and Earns Industry Recognition for its Focus on Workforce Diversity

CHICAGO, IL — HNTB, an infrastructure solutions firm, has expanded its Chicago office to support its growth and accommodate the addition of new team members. This expansion is in response to the increased demand for HNTB’s services and aligns with the firm’s commitment to meeting the evolving transportation needs …

MacAllister Joins Magni's Dealer Network to Deliver Telehandlers Across Indiana and Michigan

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces its strategic alliance with MacAllister, a Caterpillar dealer and provider of heavy construction equipment in Indiana and Michigan.

This partnership signifies a significant expansion in access to Magni's telehandlers throughout both states. Effective immediately, MacAllister becomes an authorized dealer for Magni's complete …

HNTB Expands Presence in Indiana with Opening of Westfield Office

WESTFIELD, IN — HNTB, an infrastructure solutions firm, has expanded its presence in Indiana with a new office in Westfield to support the increasing amount of transportation- and infrastructure-related programs in the state.

This expansion marks another significant step in HNTB’s growth in Indiana, complementing the company’s existing office …

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Finlay Welcomes Columbus Equipment as Authorized Distributor for Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY — Finlay, a crushing, screening, and conveying company, announces Columbus Equipment (Columbus) as the authorized distributor for the state of Kentucky. This collaboration is a significant milestone in the rapidly expanding Finlay U.S. distribution network and reinforces their commitment to providing tracked crushing and screening equipment in …

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ProStack Strengthens North American Presence with Powerscreen Crushing and Screening

LOUISVILLE, KY — ProStack, a bulk material handling solutions company, announces the addition of Powerscreen Crushing and Screening to its global distributor network. This strategic relationship will help ProStack expand its footprint in North America and provide customers with innovative material processing solutions.

As part of the ProStack distributor …

Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Brandeis Machinery
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Midwest Crushing and Screening Joins ProStack’s Distributor Network

SPRINGFIELD, IL — ProStack, a bulk material handling solutions company, announces the addition of Midwest Crushing and Screening to its global distributor network. This collaboration further expands ProStack’s coverage within North America and empowers Midwest Crushing and Screening to provide comprehensive service and support throughout their region, covering Illinois …

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West Side Tractor Receives National Women's Business Enterprise Certification

LISLE, IL — West Side Tractor, a John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealership, has secured certification as a National Women’s Business Enterprise by the Midwest Women’s Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

West Side Tractor President Diane Benck (second generation) …

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Montabert USA Showcases New Rebuild and Repair Facility

NASHVILLE, IL — Montabert USA celebrates the launch of its new in-house repair and remanufacturing capabilities at the company’s North American Operations facility in Nashville, Illinois, about 50 miles east of St. Louis. Attendees included all Montabert USA sales and service personnel, as well as representatives from Montabert’s home office …

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U.S. economic outlook: Recession on the horizon

Our baseline forecast for the American economy next year calls for a mild recession by the second half of the year as the impact of higher interest rates sets in.
For some time, our forecast has included a 65% probability of recession over the next 12 months. Next year, we …

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Trimble Changes Headquarters to Westminster, Colorado

WESTMINSTER, Colo. —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced that the company has changed its headquarters from Sunnyvale, California to Westminster, Colorado.

Westminster is Trimble’s largest employment center in the U.S. and serves as a central business hub for several of Trimble’s core market segments including agriculture, construction and geospatial. In addition, …

Your local Gomaco dealer
Fabick CAT/MO
Transportation Advocates Hail Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Transportation Lockbox

CHICAGO, IL — A diverse coalition of industry groups praised the recent ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court that Cook County and other home-rule units of government must comply with the Safe Roads Amendment to the Illinois Constitution.

The Supreme Court heard this appeal arising from a case brought against …

Terracon Acquires Wang Engineering Inc. of Illinois

LOMBARD, IL — Terracon, an employee-owned firm with a history of providing engineering consulting services, announces it has acquired Wang Engineering Inc. (Wang) of Lombard, Illinois, which specializes in geotechnical engineering, construction inspection, and materials testing services.

Over the past 39 years, Wang has provided geotechnical services to a …

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Yanmar Compact Equipment Honors Vermeer Midwest as 2021 Dealer of the Year

CHESTERFIELD, MO — Yanmar Compact Equipmentrecognizes Vermeer Midwest as its 2021 Multi-Location Dealer of the Year.

“Vermeer Midwest took it to a new level this year. Their dedication to representing the Yanmar CE brand and sharing its value with their customers really sets them apart,” said Jeff Pate Director …

Safer Practices for Working Around Concrete

Many of the most famous structures of ancient times were constructed from a material we often think of us as modern. The workers who built them needed a material that could be shaped into blocks and other forms more easily than carving from stone. Finally, someone concocted a mixture of …

From Home Business to National Success

With 50 years under its belt, Raimonde Drilling Corporation (RDC) has been providing drilling and subsurface sampling services since 1971. RDC’s services include vertical and angle drilling into soil and bedrock formations for a variety of purposes, from mineral exploration and environmental investigations to geotechnical engineering and offshore drilling. The …

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K-Tec, Ashland Earthmoving Equipment Manufacturers Acquired by Kinperium Industries

ASHLAND, WI — Kinperium Industries (Kinperium) announces it has acquired K.A. Group, consisting of K-Tec Earthmovers (K-Tec) and Ashland Industries (Ashland). Kinperium partnered with the owners and management of K-Tec and Ashland to acquire a majority stake of the company. K-Tec & Ashland are manufacturers of pull-pan earthmoving scrapers …

Proven Ways to Increase Worker Awareness of Safety Issues

Companies develop safety programs for reasons that may seem obvious: they want to prevent injuries of all kinds, so workers don’t suffer the physical effects and both workers and companies don’t endure negative financial or operational impacts. In addition, safety programs can also minimize the potential for damage to facilities …

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Automated, Connected, and Intelligent

The future is looking bright for the construction industry, with project pipelines full and the promise of infrastructure spending infusing the industry with confidence and optimism. But as we face another year of supply chain issues and crippling workforce shortages, it’s possible that our industry’s biggest challenge could be too …