Illinois


Alta Equipment Company Hosts Its 2nd Annual Golf Outing

Alta Equipment Company welcomed 152 representatives of manufacturers, local construction companies and its own team members for its second annual golf outing on June 10 at the Prairie Landing Golf Club in West Chicago....


McCann Industries Hosts Demo Day for Bucher Municipal

Current and prospective customers of McCann Industries were invited to a demonstration of Bucher Municipal vacuum street sweepers at the company's Bolingbrook, Ill., facility on June 9. Following the introduction and training sessions for compact and vacuum sweepers, guests had the chance to see the CityCat 5006 and the V65t models in action....


Fluor JV Breaks Ground On CTA Red Line Stations, Tracks

Fluor Corporation announced June 2 that its joint venture with Walsh Construction Company broke ground on station house and track structure reconstruction for the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Lawrence to Bryn Mawr Modernization Project, part of the $2.1 billion Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM), the largest capital project in CTA's history....


Crews Start Lowering Equipment for DUNE Excavation

The Fermilab-hosted Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is an enormous international scientific effort. More than a thousand researchers aim to shed light on elusive subatomic particles known as neutrinos — and possibly the nature of matter itself....


H&R Agri-Power Announces Acquisition of FB McAfoos

H&R Agri-Power announced the acquisition of FB McAfoos in Benton, Ill. This is H&R Agri-Power's 18th location and third location in Illinois. The dealership will continue to operate as FB McAFoos, and offer the same customer service and product lines that have been provided in the past to the southern Illinois region....


Altorfer Cat Opens Four New Locations in Chicago Area

Altorfer Cat is pleased to announce the culmination of its relocation efforts across the Chicago metropolitan area, moving the operations of three divisions from its former Elmhurst campus to new strategic locations in Addison, East Dundee, Mokena, and Naperville....


Mayor Lightfoot Launches Chicago Works Infrastructure Plan

With the 2021 paving season under way, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined Aldermen and city officials on April 26 to launch the Chicago Works jobs and infrastructure plan. The event kicked off the first year of the five-year multi-billion-dollar Chicago Works Capital Plan....


Deutz Power Centers Hire Mike Winkler, Loewen Payne as Engine Sales Managers

Mike Winkler and Loewen Payne have joined Deutz Power Centers as new engine sales managers. Winkler will be working from the new Deutz Power Center Mid-America location in Mansfield, Texas, and Payne will be stationed at Deutz Power Center Great Lakes in Elgin, Ill....


Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties Hosts Annual Meet & Greet Expo, Raises Money for Charity

The Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties (CAWGC) hosted its annual Contractors Meet & Greet Expo on May 6 at the Grundy County Fairgrounds in Morris, Ill. More than 300 tickets were sold for this popular event, which continues to grow each year....


Illinois Governor Announces $20.7B Construction Plan

Gov. JB Pritzker joined the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and labor, legislative and local leaders on May 19 to announce the release of a $20.7 billion multi-year plan to improve Illinois' roads and bridges over the next six years....






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