Minnesota


Hayden-Murphy Prepares to Open Proctor, Minn., Facility

On June 24, the Hayden-Murphy team will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Twin Ports facility — 329 2nd St. Industrial Building 145, Proctor, Minn. The new location will include service, parts, rental and sales under one roof, with a staff that will be ready to service all the company's product lines, which include Manitowoc, Grove, Tadano, Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleeman, Allied Construction Products, Link-Belt Excavators, GOMACO, Ecoverse, Fuchs, Manitou, Rammer and Shuttlelift....


John Beasley Joins Hayden-Murphy

Hayden-Murphy has announced it has hired John Beasley for the newly-created position of general manager of sales and operations. Beasley brings 21 years of construction equipment industry experience to his new role, including working in varying positions at Ritchie Bros....


Mattracks Partners With Kick'n Up Kountry for Biggest Year Yet

Mattracks has joined forces once again with Kick'n Up Kountry (KUK) in preparation for its largest anticipated music festival turnout to date. Kick'n Up Kountry, which takes place annually at its permanent home at Wagon Wheel Ridge in Karlstad, Minn., was forced to cancel last year due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic....


Goodmanson Beats Minneapolis Winter, Delivers Parking Area

The goal: to free up street parking in a nearby neighborhood. The challenge: build a 6,000 sq. ft. retaining wall; replace two acres of asphalt parking; create a new, more efficient concrete pedestrian entrance and a motorcycle pad in Minneapolis — before winter sets in....


MAPA Hosts Inaugural Paving, Compaction Training Event

The Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) held its inaugural Paving and Compaction Training Event April 20 to 22 at the Medina Entertainment Center in Medina, Minn. More than 65 trainees attended, including companies who do MNDOT work, small-scale driveway pavers and county maintenance crews....


Crowd Comes Out for Farm-Rite Open House in Dassel, Minn.

Farm-Rite Equipment concluded its spring 2021 circuit of open houses on April 24, at its Dassel, Minn., branch. Farm-Rite's other locations in Willmar, Long Prairie and St. Cloud held similar events earlier this spring....


Bomag Launches BOMAP Connect at MAPA's Quality Paving, Training Event

At the Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) Quality Paving Training at the Medina Entertainment Center in Medina this April, Bomag debuted its new BOMAP Connect software. The event served as a North American launch for the program....


USACE's Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Moves Forward

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $67 million contract to Industrial Builders Incorporated of West Fargo, N.D., to complete the Interstate 29 grade raise portion of the Fargo, N.D....


Minnesota DOT Announces More Than 200 State Construction Projects for 2021

More than 200 construction projects that will help maintain Minnesota's roads and bridges, improve safety and support thousands of construction jobs across the state will be worked on this year, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced....


Farm-Rite Hosts Customers for Its Spring Open House in St. Cloud, Minn.

The crowd was out in force as Farm-Rite hosted an open house on April 16 at its facility in St. Cloud, Minn., 810 Mayhew Lake Rd. NE., where the latest equipment was on display for customers to see up close....






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