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ABLE Equipment Rental Announces Appointment of Vice President of Sales Operations

ABLE Equipment Rental Inc. of NY (ABLE) a supplier of construction equipment rentals, sales, service and parts, announced the appointment of Stacy Irons as vice president of sales operations. Irons joins ABLE with more than 27 years of experience in both sales and management....


Industry Urges Workers to Get COVID Vaccine

Right now, the construction industry is tackling critical coronavirus vaccine issues: Should employees have the vaccine or not, and does it matter? Can an employer mandate employees be vaccinated before entering a job site? How can an employer successfully overcome vaccine hesitancy? Deemed essential by the federal government, construction workers have been among priority groups for the coronavirus vaccine....


NACV Postpones 2021 Show

Organizers of the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show announced that they are postponing their 2021 event, originally scheduled for Sept. 28 to 30 at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center. Registered exhibitors were informed of the postponement earlier through a letter from the joint owners of the biennial event, Newcom Media and Hannover Fairs USA....


Apple to Invest $1B on East Coast Hub in North Carolina, Expand Second Site

Apple unveiled plans in late April to build a campus and engineering hub near North Carolina's Research Triangle Park, committing more than $1 billion in investments and creating at least 3,000 new jobs for the area....


Atlas Copco Power Technique Welcomes PacWest Machinery to Dealer Network

Atlas Copco Power Technique has welcomed PacWest Machinery LLC to the Atlas Copco dealer network, effective immediately. PacWest Machinery will provide rental, sales, service, distribution and aftermarket support of Atlas Copco equipment to the Pacific Northwest....


Volvo Construction Equipment Names 2020 Dealer of the Year, Uptime Dealer of the Year

Volvo Construction Equipment has named Alta Equipment Company its 2020 Dealer of the Year in North America. It also recognized Ascendum Machinery as its 2020 Uptime Dealer of the Year. The Dealer of the Year award recognizes the North American dealership that best promotes the Volvo brand and the company's core strategies: to provide the highest uptime in the industry, offer unique customer solutions and ensure the best value at any stage in a machine's lifecycle....


VIDEO: ConExpo-Con/AGG Unveils New Logo, Brand Identity

ConExpo-Con/AGG unveiled a new brand identity and tag line, Taking Construction to the Next Level. The updated branding reflects the growth and momentum of the construction industry and the role the exhibition plays in connecting innovators, equipment manufactures and construction professionals....


Kobelco USA Adds Marshall Machinery to Growing Dealer Network

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding Marshall Machinery to its nationwide dealer network. Marshall Machinery will represent the full line of Kobelco excavators in Pennsylvania....


Doosan Bobcat to Invest $70M to Add Jobs, Expand Manufacturing Operations in Statesville, N.C.

Doosan Bobcat North America, a global leader in the compact equipment industry, announced plans for a $70 million expansion of its Statesville, N.C., manufacturing facility. The company plans to construct an additional 580,000 sq....


Executives Discuss Digital Construction Trends for 2021

Over the last decade or so, the construction industry has been transformed by the growing adoption of new technologies and increased digitization. The onset of a global pandemic in 2020 only accelerated the pace of this change, fueled by remote work, greater demand for remote collaboration tools, continued migration to cloud-based programs and more....







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