Takeuchi-US, a leader in compact equipment, has announced RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply as a new dealer. Located in Springfield, Mo., the company also has a location in Kansas City, Kan., where it is headquartered, and four locations throughout Nebraska.

Takeuchi-US, a leader in compact equipment, has introduced Luby Equipment Services as the exclusive St. Louis dealer. The company has three locations in the St. Louis metro area. Luby Equipment will carry the full lineup of Takeuchi equipment, including excavators, track loaders, skid steer loaders and wheel loaders.

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) With flood concerns already high in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is warning that many levees on the Missouri and Kansas rivers that were damaged during devastating floods last spring remain vulnerable to high water.

Foley Equipment, Kansas' and Western Missouri's Caterpillar dealer for more than 80 years, announced on March 23 that Steven Liggett is joining the company as chief financial officer. He will be responsible for leading Foley's finance functions and operations including accounting, tax, credit and FP&A.

After massive flooding hit Missouri in 2017, the hillsides along several stretches of Highway 5 sloughed down onto the road. When FEMA sought to shore up one such slope outside Camdenton, a city of 4,000 in the central part of the state, the steep task fell to Geromini Concrete Paving LLC, (GC Paving) in the nearby town of Montreal.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announces the expansion of its North American authorized dealer network with the addition of Hayden Machinery LLC. Headquartered in Springfield, Mo., Hayden Machinery was founded in 2008 by Justin and Sarah Hayden and has since grown to become a recognized player in the heavy earth moving equipment business.

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded KCI Construction Company a $33 million contract for the rehabilitation of the eastbound Interstate 70 Blanchette Missouri River Bridge between St. Charles and St. Louis counties. The commission awarded the contract at its monthly meeting in Jefferson City, Mo., on Jan.

Heavy equipment users looking for quality Doosan machines, parts and service in the Ozarks can now visit the Springfield, Mo., location of Central Power Systems and Services LLC, the latest authorized dealer of Doosan Infracore North America LLC. Central Power Systems and Services offers a range of Doosan equipment at its new location, including crawler excavators, wheel excavators, log loaders, material handlers, articulated dump trucks and wheel loaders.

Linemen have one of the most dangerous jobs out there, and now apprentices from the Missouri Valley region will have one of the best places in the country to learn their trade. The Missouri Valley Line Constructors and Apprenticeship and Training Program is building a $13.5 million facility to train apprentice linemen, traffic signal technicians and substation technicians from seven states — Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin — in Indianola, Iowa.

Trail King Industries Inc. , a North American trailer manufacturer of open deck and materials hauling trailers serving a wide variety of markets, announced the recent hire of Mark Hartman, who joins the Trail King Sales department as a district sales manager.

For Greg Bair and his team, the recent demolition of two exit ramps connected to MoDOT's I-435/ I-70 interchange project was business as usual. Bair's chosen profession, however, is anything but routine. "A kid dreams of tearing stuff up," said Bair, president of Greg Bair Track Hoe Service Inc.