Interior Issues New Drilling Rule on Public Land
WASHINGTON (AP) - Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said last week.
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Air Force Reserve Submits Construction Plans to Senate
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The top leaders from the Air Force''s active and reserve components went to Capitol Hill May 15 to provide statements and answer questions about their plans for new construction projects in fiscal 2014.
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Jim McKeever Appointed Midlantic Machinery Territory Sales Manager
Midlantic Machinery appointed Jim McKeever territory sales manager in the counties of Chester, Pa., Delaware, Pa., New Castle, Del., and Cecil, Md. McKeever is the primary sales and rental equipment contact for new and used machines in this area.
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Ransome CAT Holds ‘1 Day Sales Event’ in Bensalem, Pa.
Ransome CAT held a “1 Day Sales Event” May 9 in Bensalem, Pa.
The event, which ran from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., allowed long-time and new customers to take advantage of deals on new, used and rental fleet rollout equipment.
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Landmark Bridge Razed Near Rochester
Charlotte, N.Y., where the Genesee River spills into Lake Ontario, is missing one iconic landmark. Constructed in 1905, the rim-bearing, subdivided Warren Truss horizontal swing bridge with central pivot was built for the New York Central Railroad.
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Milton CAT’s Product Preview Showcase Holds Successful Massachusetts Event
A two-day equipment, technology and product support solutions event was held by Milton CAT at its Milford, Mass., location on May 8 and 9. The same event will be held in Batavia, N.Y., on June 5 and 6 and in Clifton Park, N.
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Sales Auction Company Holds Sale in Windsor Locks
Sales Auction Company held a public equipment auction May 4 in Windsor Locks, Conn. Approximately 685 lots were sold during the sale. About 650 people were on site and 263 registered bidders participated online.
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Woods CRW Holds Grand Opening in North Oxford, Mass.
On April 12, Woods CRW Corp. held a grand opening celebration for its new sales and service facility in North Oxford, Mass. The new facility, which will service Woods CRW crane customers in southern New England, is centrally located just outside of Worcester, Mass.
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Foley Promotes Vorreas to Govt. Account Representative
George Vorreas has accepted the position of governmental account representative of Foley Incorporated.
Vorreas began his career at Foley in 1997 as a customer support representative (CSR) in the Foley lift division.
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Working the Allegheny Forest
Dyne Excavating works in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest in Kane, Pa. Kane is where owner Steve Dyne grew up, graduated from high school, and went to work doing construction work in the surrounding forest.
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Peterson Awards Barry Equipment Dealer of the Year
Peterson Pacific, a Eugene, Ore., based manufacturer of horizontal grinders, drum and disc chippers, blower trucks and screens announced Barry Equipment Co. Inc. of Webster, Mass., as its 2012 dealer of the year.
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Rayco Hosts Successful Dealer Meeting in Wooster, Ohio
Rayco Mfg. hosted its 2013 dealer meeting at its facility in Wooster, Ohio April 10 to 11.
"The dealer meeting was a great success," said Matt August, national sales manager of Rayco. "We had strong attendance from both our North American and international dealers.
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Construction Industry, Unions Urge Support for House Keystone XL Approval Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Seventeen national construction associations and unions joined Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Monday, May 20, calling on the House of Representatives to support the Northern Route Approval Act, legislation that would eliminate the need for presidential approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project.
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Tishman Celebrates Historic Hoisting of One World Trade Center Spire
On May 10, Tishman Construction, an AECOM company, worked with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to install the final two sections of One World Trade Center’s 408-ft. (124 m) spire. Now bolted in place, the spire brings One World Trade Center’s height to a symbolic 1,776 ft.
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Precision Drilling Completes Hard Jobs Others Outsource
Precision Drilling Inc., a northeastern, subsurface construction company, has found that experience has paid off, in an uncommon way.
“We’ve become an established resource for tougher drilling conditions,” said Jon Errickson, the company’s owner.
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Toro Expands Availability of Underground Product Line Through New Dealers
The Toro Company has announced the addition of five underground equipment dealers to its comprehensive distribution network. The following equipment dealerships will now carry the full line of Toro underground equipment, including directional drills, compact utility loaders, trenchers, vibratory plows, and stump grinders:
• Redhead Equipment in Regina, Saskatchewan
• Yukon Equipment Inc.
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Kobelco Ramps Up Parts Inventory at Distribution Center
Kobelco Construction Machinery USA has made a significant amount of progress in the relaunch of its brand across North America since announcing the company would end its joint venture agreement with CNH at the end of 2012.
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Iconic Jet Star Razed
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) When Superstorm Sandy hit this past October, it was the Jet Star roller coaster itself that plunged into the waves off the amusement pier where it had been anchored for decades.
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Admar Supply Hires Cumby, Allen in Binghamton, N.Y.
The Binghamton, N.Y., branch of Admar Supply has recently hired Jay Cumby as branch manager and Paul Allen as a sales representative.
In his role at Admar Supply, Cumby is responsible for all active aspects of branch operations.
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Pa. Turnpike Looks to Foreign Investors for I-95 Connector
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Foreign investors could provide $200 million to help connect the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Interstate 95 in southeastern Pennsylvania in a deal that would provide commissions and fees for the officers of a Philadelphia investment management company and green cards for the investors and their families.
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Best Line Equipment Opens West Chester, Pa., Location
Best Line Equipment held a symbolic ground breaking for its newest location in West Chester, Pa., on May 15. This facility will act as Best Line’s 12th store, the third servicing the Philadelphia area; the location is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA Plans Return To ConExpo in 2014
KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced its plan to exhibit at ConExpo 2014. This will mark the company''s participation as an independent brand for the first time in ten years. KOBELCO will celebrate its return to the show from March 4 – March 8, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada with an expansive 34,650 square foot outdoor exhibit in Silver Lot 2, unveiling their full range of 3,000 lb.
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Jersey Shore Towns Race to Do Boardwalk Repairs
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) The ticking of the clock has been drowned out by the hammering of nails and the pounding of pile drivers in many Jersey shore towns racing to finish boardwalk rebuilding projects before Memorial Day weekend and the hoped-for onslaught of summer tourists.
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ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Names Chairman, Board of Directors
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter named Curt Johnson chairman of the board effective Jan. 1, 2013. Johnson is responsible for all chapter activities to further merit-based construction throughout eastern Pennsylvania.
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Mantoloking Begins Demolishing First of 50 Sandy-Damaged Homes on Land
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) Cranes and bulldozers have joined seagulls and surf as the new sounds of summer in the Jersey shore town that was the hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.
Workers have started demolishing the first of 50 storm-damaged homes in Mantoloking, where all 521 houses were either damaged or destroyed in the Oct.
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Builders Bulldoze Big Mayan Pyramid in Belize
BELIZE CITY (AP) A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize''''s largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project, authorities announced on May 13.
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Arizona DOT Updates Vital Cordes Junction
Interstate 17 is a vital roadway for Arizonans and a major connector along the state highway system, linking I-10 and I-40. In addition to serving as a major interstate route to move people and goods between metro Phoenix and other parts of the country, I-17 also is the primary route to northern Arizona and the only highway serving the growing communities north of Maricopa County.
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Bobcat of Cerritos Showcases New Line at Open House
Bobcat of Cerritos celebrated customers and friends by showing off the new line of Bobcat equipment at its May 1 open house.
The highlight of the open house was the Bobcat operator agility contest.
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912HM Flatbed to Join Hydrema Dump Truck Product Line
Hydrema’s 912HM flatbed truck will join seven other models in the articulated dump truck product line. Based off the 912HM articulated dump truck model, the 912HM flatbed features a 1.6 ft. (.5 m) extended rear half with a built-in tipping frame ideal for the construction, utility and oil and gas industries.
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SnowEx Introduces Tractor-Mounted Drop Spreaders
SnowEx has two new tractor-mounted Drop Pro spreaders for controlled application of bagged ice melters and bulk rock salt. Featuring precise, gate-free operation, the units are practical for use on sidewalks, campus parking lots, parking structures and other off-road applications.
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EESSCO Presents New Facility During Customer Event
EESSCO held a customer appreciation day on May 2 at its headquarters on 131 Phillips St., Hanson, Mass. EESSCO showcased its newest facilities, and provided a refresher course on conveying, crushing and washing equipment.
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West Rock Materials Find Success From Failure
A machine’s failure isn’t good news for anyone. But for West Rock Materials, located in Woodbridge, Conn., the failure of the company’s portable jaw crusher led to an increase in production and a decrease in fuel costs.
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MasterRents Says ‘Yes We Can’
That’s the answer you’ll get when you call MasterRents and ask manager Al Garber whether they can rent you a Cat mini-excavator and a multi terrain loader, or two skid steers or an auger and a bucket or…you get the picture.
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Mississippi State Expands Field After Sold Out Games
Athletes aren’t the only people breaking records on the Mississippi State football field. Bulldog fans have set attendance records in recent years, having sold out 16 consecutive games at the stadium.
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Ditch Witch Acquires Albany, Ga., Location
Ditch Witch of Georgia recently acquired its third location, adding Ditch Witch of Albany to the existing facilities in Savannah and Atlanta (Forest Park). The company, owned by the Ditch Witch factory, is Charles Machine Works Inc.
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Bobcat of Greenville Open House Provides Machine Demos
Bobcat of Greenville, S.C., held an open house at its facility on April 26. The event was held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at its facility on River Road. During the open house all parts were discounted at 10 to 40 percent off.
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