Doggett Heavy Machinery Services

Seven months into the Houston Airports System (HAS) $58.9 million rehabilitation of Taxiway WB at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), construction crews from Flatiron are making steady progress on the project that began in early February and has a projected delivery date of early 2022.

Doggett Machinery Services announced that Derek Paternostro has been named vice president of operations as of Jan. 1, 2020. He will have leadership and operational responsibility for all locations throughout Louisiana and East Texas. His management and customer relations skills will be instrumental in continuing the rapid growth of the business, according to the company.

Doggett Industries celebrated the groundbreaking of its new $24 million construction and economic development project, Doggett Ford Dealership and Showroom, along with the Houston community and Mayor Sylvester Turner. Mayor Turner honored the team with a City of Houston Proclamation for Doggett Industries Day during the ceremony for uplifting the City of Houston, providing economic development and continuing to provide great jobs for great people.

Houston-based Leslie Doggett Industries, through its Doggett Truck Group, has acquired privately-held Truck Enterprises Inc. Truck Enterprises was founded in 1980 and is an authorized Western Star, Detroit Diesel and extreme heavy-duty trailer dealer located in El Paso, Texas.

For Habitat for Humanity to continue the important work it has done for decades requires the assistance of many stakeholders, especially those businesses that take community stewardship seriously. One such business, Doggett Machinery Services, recently demonstrated its commitment to the east Texas communities that were devastated by Hurricane Harvey nearly two years ago.

Skeeter Collins, North American Sales Manager Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co., announced the appointment of Doggett Crane Services as the authorized Link-Belt crane distributor for Louisiana. Doggett began primarily as a John Deere Construction and Forestry dealer in Louisiana, growing their operation into what is now one of the largest John Deere dealership groups in North America.