Alaska


U.S. Officials Approve $47.5M to Build New Alaska Airport

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved funding for approximately $47.5 million in funding to build a new Alaska airport and refurbish two existing state airports. The Newtok Airport, the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and the Kenai Municipal Airport will receive funding for the projects, Alaska's News Source reported....


Granite Construction to Upgrade Inyokern Airport Runway

Granite announced that it has been awarded two airport projects totaling $15 million, one in Inyokern and one in Anchorage, Alaska. The $9 million Inyokern Airport Reconstruct Runway 2-20 project has been awarded by the Indian Wells Valley Airport District....


ASV Signs Dealers in Alaska and Texas, Adds Dealer Locations in Q3 2020

ASV Holdings Inc. has expanded product availability with new dealers and dealer locations across the United States. ASV added Construction Machinery Industrial with four locations in Alaska, as well as Robinson, Texas-based Construction Edge Equipment....


Paving in the Extremes

Across the country, road builders confront tight deadlines for completing their projects. Often construction teams face the end of the paving season knowing that challenging weather lies ahead. This scenario was especially true for projects in two contrasting environments, one completed at the "North Pole" and the second in the California desert....


Army Corps Awards $618M to Expand Alaska Port of Nome Maritime Facility

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a $618 million plan to expand the Port of Nome. Congressional approval is now the final hurdle for a long-sought plan for a deep-water port in Western Alaska, The Alaska Journal of Commerce reported Wednesday....


One-of-a-Kind Workhorse in Alaskan Wilderness

Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, is home to more than 16.7 million acres of Tongass National Forest. Within the millions of acres of raw Alaskan wilderness, works a customized, one-of-a-kind ZX470LC-6 Hitachi machine....


Deutz Corporation Announces Recent Distribution Changes in North American Market

Deutz Corporation announced two recent changes to its North American distributor network. Hamilton Engine of Portland, Ore., has been acquired by Palmer Johnson Power Systems of Sun Prairie, Wisc. The new company, now known as Hamilton Engine, a Palmer Johnson Company, will now cover not just the state of Oregon, but also the western half of Washington and Alaska....


Anchorage Receives $25M Grant for Port Upgrades

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Anchorage has been awarded a $25 million grant to assist with upgrades to the Port of Alaska, officials said. The U.S. Department of Transportation grant will help fund construction of a new $214 million petroleum and cement terminal that is part of a $2 billion modernization project....


JCB Network Expands In Alaska With Equipment Source Inc.

Equipment Source Inc. (ESI) JCB is the newest addition to the growing JCB dealer network in North America. The new JCB dealer sells and services a full range of JCB construction machines — including excavators, skid steer and compact track loaders and telehandlers — from locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks....


Analysis Starts on Seward Highway Rockfall Hazard

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities conducted field investigations for the Highway Safety Project: Seward Highway Rock Fall Mitigation. Work includes analyses of locations between mileposts (MP) 104 and 114 with a history of rock falls....






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