Contractor's Machinery has announced the addition of Blake Wilson as vice president/general manager in Knoxville, Tenn. He will be responsible for heavy equipment, as well as new and used machine sales. Wilson gained extensive sales and management experience by working for several different equipment dealerships over the past 30 years.

Case Construction Equipment offers a preview of the new 850N dozer — the first in the upcoming all-new N Series dozer line. Packed with advanced features, the 850N represents the next phase in electro-hydraulic controls in small- to medium-sized dozers.

Case Construction Equipment's Tier IV Final PT240D pneumatic tire roller has an operating weight of 21,380 lbs. (52,910 lbs. at full ballast), a turbocharged 100-hp Deutz engine and a compaction width of 78.2 in. (198.6 cm). It is built for sub-base and asphalt compaction on large-scale road and highway projects, airport runways and other large commercial developments.

Founded in 1842, the Case story began with the practical innovations of Jerome Increase Case. Initially known for the development of automated threshing machines, Case soon introduced the first portable steam engine, fondly called "Old Number One," which is still on display at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

CNH Industrial N.V. has named Leandro Lecheta as the new head of construction equipment of North America, overseeing both the Case Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction Equipment businesses, as well as the CNH Industrial Aftermarket Solutions business — the company's parts and service organization.

Case Construction Equipment has launched its next generation of compact track loaders (CTLs) and skid steers with the introduction of the B Series — five CTLs and eight skid steers spanning radial and vertical lift patterns, as well as numerous horsepower and size classes to provide contractors with the equipment choices best suited to their operation.

Beaver Excavating Company is scheduled to deliver the Ohio Department of Transportation's (ODOT) $114 million Interstate 75 Widening and Reconstruction project in Hancock County through the city of Findlay this year. The project is rebuilding 5.5 mi.

Case Construction Equipment has made numerous updates to its N Series backhoe loaders, including new PowerBoost functionality, a new PowerDrive transmission upgrade with direct drive and a factory-installed thumb that makes backhoe operation even more versatile.

As part of one of the largest public works projects in California history, the new Intermodal Transportation Facility-West (ITF-West) will play a key role in LAX's $5.5 billion Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP). When it opens in 2021, ITF-West will offer short and long-term parking options and direct connection to the Automated People Mover (APM) system.

For Diamond Equipment's customers, including contractors, municipal maintenance employees, farmers and landscape contractors, the dealership's annual Thanksgiving Open House Event has become a welcomed annual tradition. This year however, the celebration also marked Diamond Equipment's 50th Anniversary.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 3 continues to work to remedy the challenges created by above average precipitation in north central Pennsylvania. This has occurred since 2016 and has resulted in flooding in many areas.