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Indiana Plans Slide-In Bridge Construction and Demolition on I-170

The Accelerated Bridge Construction method using detailed plans for Slide-In Bridge Construction has been announced as the method contractors plan to use to replace the twin three-span bridges carrying eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 traffic over State Road 121 / New Paris Pike in Wayne County....


AAP Hosts Annual Aggregate Miner Safety Conference

The IAAP held its 49th annual convention combined with the Aggregate Miner Safety Conference on Feb. 23. Below is a list of the Rock Solid Safety Award winners. Rock Solid Excellence in Safety Award:• Allendale Gravel• Bluff City Materials• Buckley Powder• Carri Scharf Materials• Central Stone• GZA GeoEnvironmental• Hanson Material Service• Knox County Stone• LafargeHolcim• LeClaire Investments• Nokomis Quarry Company• Pekin Sand & Gravel• R.A....


CAWGC Names Stipanovich of Illinois Truck & Equipment Member of the Year

Nick Stipanovich of Illinois Truck & Equipment was chosen as the Contractor Association of Will & Grundy Counties (CAWGC) Member of the Year. Stipanovich, who has been with Illinois Truck for more than five years, has consistently volunteered at many CAWGC events, including the Expo and Steak Fry as well as passing out goodies at the organization's golf outings....


OAIMA Holds 19th Annual Legislative Reception in Columbus

The Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA), held its 19th Annual Legislative Reception on Feb. 15 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. The reception was attended by nearly 150 legislators and legislative aides who were on hand to discuss industry related issues with OAIMA members and their guests....


IAAP Hosts 49th Annual Convention in Springfield, Ill.

IAAP held its 49th Annual Convention in Springfield, Ill., on Feb. 23, which was combined with the Aggregate Miner Safety Conference. More than 400 IAAP members and guests attended the event, which included a presentation from IDOT Secretary Randy Blankenhorn, educational seminars and much more....


Detroit's Adamo Demolition Company

Detroit's Adamo Demolition Company, which has demolished more than 2,600 homes and 100 apartment buildings and schools in Detroit since 2014, has depended upon its two equipment dealers — Michigan CAT and Alta Equipment — to look after the complete maintenance of its fleet since 2006....


Fabick Cat Works Around the Clock to Prepare for Visit

Vice President Mike Pence visited the St. Louis headquarters of Fabick Cat on Feb. 22. He was joined by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens as he participated in a round table discussion hosted by the company's CEO, Doug Fabick....


Detroit Demolitions to Reignite Growth in City

The municipal authority of Detroit has been engaged in a program to demolish nearly 40,000 structures across the city as part of its plan to rebuild and renew the city and spark reinvestment. Thus far, more than 10,700 homes, apartment buildings, schools and other buildings have been demolished by approximately 20 demolition contractors since 2014 and the program is expected to be completed between 2020 and 2022....


Mauldin Announces New Dealer in Ohio — Southeastern Equipment

Southeastern Equipment has been appointed a dealer of Mauldin Paving Products in Ohio. With 12 branches throughout the state, Southeastern Equipment is well suited to provide sales and service support for customers in all 88 counties of Ohio....


Firm Opens Branch in Huxley, Iowa

Ditch Witch of Minnesota & Iowa announced opening its new branch in Huxley, Iowa, after finishing work to the facility in November 2016. The new facility is approximately 15,000 sq. ft. (1,393 sq m) with easy access and visibility from Interstate 35....







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