Mississippi


U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Tours Taylor Machine Works

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and The Taylor Group of Companies hosted United States Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) for a special I Make America event at Taylor Machine Works in Louisville, Miss....


Thompson Machinery Expands Product Line with Metso

Thompson Machinery has announced a new dealer agreement with Metso for its mobile and stationary crushing and screening products. As the exclusive Cat dealer in middle and west Tennessee, and north Mississippi, the Metso product line fits seamlessly within Thompson's equipment offering to support its construction, recycling and roadbuilding customers, the company said....


Astec Announces Roadtec Distribution Agreement With Cowin Equipment Company

Astec announced that heavy equipment dealer Cowin Equipment Company now offers Roadtec machinery in Alabama and select counties in Florida and Mississippi. Cowin specializes in the distribution of construction equipment for general contracting, mining, quarrying, utility, industrial, forestry and other industries and applications....


Three Road Projects Near Jackson, Miss., Could Get Under Way in Early 2022

Mississippi's Madison County Board of Supervisors were told by engineers in April that construction could begin early in 2022 on the Reunion Parkway Phase II and Phase III projects, along with upgrades to Bozeman Road....


Mississippi's Reunion Crossing Project Could Be Bid Out This Year

Before the end of 2021, bids could be completed on the Reunion Crossing road project in Madison County, Miss., followed by construction getting under way early next year. The enterprise is designed to provide residents of the small community of Gluckstadt with another way to access Interstate 55....


Jeff Martin Auctioneers Holds Two-Day Brooklyn, Miss., Sale; Embraces Its Strong Online Purchasing Presence

Less than a month after its successful 4-day auction in Kissimmee, Fla., Jeff Martin Auctioneers was back at its Brooklyn, Miss., auction sale site on March 5 and 6. A tremendous crowd turned out for back-to-back picture-perfect southern Mississippi days with some fast-paced bidding action, including a strong online presence....


Homestead Dirt Works and Mulching Transforms Properties With Earthmoving Equipment

Homestead Dirt Works and Mulching focuses on doing mid-sized earthmoving projects, including tree clearing, stump removal, excavating, grading, dirt removal, concrete work and mulching. Gabriel (Gabe) Shemper started his company in 2016 in Hattiesburg, Miss....


Equipment Incorporated Adds Three New Locations, Expands Service in South

Heavy equipment companies in the south now have greater access to Doosan machines, parts and service. Equipment Incorporated has expanded with three new dealer locations. The new Equipment Incorporated dealerships add to the company's existing locations that serve customers across Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas....


Atlas Copco Power Technique Signs Mid-America Engine as Dealer

Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC), a provider of air, flow and power solutions, has introduced Mid-America Engine as a dealer, effective immediately. Located in Warrior, Ala., the dealer will provide sales, service and distribution to customers throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle (from Tallahassee to the west)....


Mississippi College Breaks Ground on New 246-Bed Residence Hall

Itawamba Community College (ICC) didn't let bad weather, or the COVID-19 pandemic stop the groundbreaking ceremony for a new 246-bed residence hall in late October at the Fulton, Miss., campus. Forced inside by rain resulting from the approaching Hurricane Zeta, administrators, board members and local officials donned face masks and gathered beneath a large tent in the parking lot near Sheffield Hall to scoop ceremonial shovels of dirt....






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