Iowa


Pro Iowa, Krause+ Announce $535M Stadium, Global Plaza

Pro Iowa, the campaign working to bring professional soccer to Iowa, is working in partnership with Krause+, the real estate development arm of Krause Group, and the city of Des Moines, to drive revitalization of areas in downtown Des Moines, including transformation of the Dico Superfund site, into a community space with connectivity to recreation, housing, commerce and entertainment....


Iowa Firm Addresses Workforce, Emerging Technologies

When Jesse Rognes opened his own construction business it needed a name. Synergy Contracting LLC was more than something catchy, it was a clear reflection on how he wanted his company to operate. "Synergy means bringing together multiple pieces to create a greater good," said Rognes....


Phillips Joins Aspen Equipment as New Territory Manager

Aspen Equipment announced that David Phillips will be joining the company as the truck equipment territory manager for Iowa and Nebraska. Phillips brings more than 10 years of experience to the position, selling sign trucks and boom trucks throughout the United States, Canada and Latin/South America....


State DOTs Face Challenges Clearing Roads in Winter

To keep roads free of snow and ice in the wintertime requires the right mix of people, equipment and chemicals, two state departments of transportation explained recently — components that now also must include COVID-19 infection contingencies....


XL Specialized Trailers to Expand Facility, Add Jobs

XL Specialized Trailers is planning a $6 to $7 million expansion to its headquarters in Manchester, Iowa. The expansion will increase production capacity by more than 30 percent. The new development, which will be under way at the end of 2020 or early 2021, will add roughly 55,000 sq....


Mid Country Hosts First Event at Bondurant, Iowa, Facility

Mid Country Machinery held its first open house at its Bondurant, Iowa, location on Oct. 22. More than 250 attendees turned out to view equipment, speak with staff and participate in an auction conducted by Alex Lyon & Son....


Iowa Finds Tools to Control Stormwater Erosion, Sediment

At the Iowa Department of Transportation, the preservation of limited natural resources is one element considered when planning construction projects. When Iowa DOT is constructing or moving a road, it often needs to move earth....


Deep Foundation Drilling Shafts Bridge Mighty Mississippi

Michels met the challenge of the Mighty Mississippi when called upon to install shafts for a new bridge carrying eight lanes of traffic over the river on Interstate 74 between Bettendorf, Iowa, and Moline, Ill....


Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Opens New Branch in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) opened its new facility at 10740 High Life Court Southwest in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The 25,000 sq.-ft. building includes 10 drive-through service bays large enough to accommodate large aggregate, mining and construction equipment; an extensive parts warehouse; and administrative offices....


Road Machinery & Supplies Co. Expands in Des Moines, Iowa

Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) announced the opening of its newly-constructed sales and service facility at 3001 Oxbow Court in Bondurant, Iowa. The 25,000 sq.-ft. building includes 10 drive-through service bays large enough to accommodate large aggregate, mining and construction equipment; an extensive parts warehouse; and administrative offices....






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