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Construction is an important part of Boston's economy and the city employs thousands of people on large, medium and small projects year-round. Back on May 5, the city had announced its plan to loosen the COVID-19 restrictions — a plan that would lead to the gradual re-opening of construction and on May 18 it followed through on that decision.

Topcon Positioning Systems announced its longtime distribution partner, The Brandt Group of Companies, has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings Inc. to acquire the Canadian assets of GeoShack Inc. and Inteq Distributors, subject to due diligence, effective June 1.

Infotech, a leader in infrastructure construction software solutions, recently entered a partnership with the University of Florida's M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Construction Management in Gainesville to advance the transportation construction industry.

CRW Corp announced the promotion of Scott Mohn to vice president of product support. Mohn is an equipment industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience with distribution and manufacturing. He has held the position of director of product support for the past three years while overseeing two of CRW's three branch locations.

A new study released June 2 finds that composite retirement plans would have fared better during the coronavirus pandemic and related market declines than traditional defined-benefit multi-employer plans, allowing participants to receive higher benefits and attracting more employer participants.

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA has appointed Jordan Sonnier as southwest district business manager. Sonnier will be responsible for providing support and assistance to Kobelco dealers located in the wouthwest region of the United States. He will ensure dealers are supported with the necessary tools to market Kobelco excavators and train dealer personnel on the unique features and benefits of Kobelco products.

Requiring the federal government to impose a single, emergency standard for coping with COVID-19 is misguided because workers are better protected from the virus by construction industry best practices rather than a rigid "one-size-fits-all" regulation.

The Board of Directors of Takeuchi Mfg. Ltd. has announced several changes to the worldwide management structure of Takeuchi and membership of its board of directors, approved during the annual shareholder meeting held May 28, 2020. Clay Eubanks, current president of Takeuchi US, will be relocating to the company's headquarters offices in Japan to assume the role of director of global sales and will have responsibility for overseeing global machine and parts sales.

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement on May 28 in reaction to the passage in the House of Representatives of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020: "Members of the House appreciate that one of the best ways to protect the economy from further harm is to make needed improvements to the federal Paycheck Protection Program.

The address 4240 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta, Ga., may sound very familiar to many in metro Atlanta and north Georgia. Over the years, it has housed many corporate facilities including operating as Case Power and as a dealership for companies, including Southern Power & Equipment, Equipment Support Services and Briggs Equipment.

The address 4240 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta, Ga., may sound very familiar to many in metro Atlanta and north Georgia. Over the years, it has housed many corporate facilities including operating as Case Power and as a dealership for companies, including Southern Power & Equipment, Equipment Support Services and Briggs Equipment.