North Dakota


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....


Road Machinery & Supplies Company Expands Astec Coverage Into Dakotas

Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has announced an expansion of coverage area for its Astec-owned equipment lines into North Dakota and South Dakota. In North Dakota, RMS will represent mobile, portable and stationary Astec lines including KPI/JCI, Astec Mobile Screens (AMS) and Telsmith....


AGC of North Dakota Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors

The Associated General Contractors of North Dakota has scholarships available for high school seniors pursuing a career in construction. These scholarships are for the 2021-2022 school year. The deadline is April 27, 2021....


R.D. Offutt Company Moves to New Downtown Fargo Office Building

R.D. Offutt Company moved into a new downtown Field Support Office (FSO) on Feb. 1. The company will occupy floors one through five of the recently completed mixed-use RDO Building on the corner of Broadway and 3rd Ave N....


Minnkota Power Cooperative Looks to Felling Trailers for Transformer Transportation Solution

Minnkota Power Cooperative is an electric generation and transmission company headquartered in Grand Forks, N.D. It was formed in 1940 and now covers 34,500 sq. mil providing wholesale electric energy to 11 member-owned distribution cooperatives located in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota....


NDDOT Wraps Up 193 Projects as 2020 Construction Season Comes to End

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) wraps up work on 193 road and bridge projects during the 2020 construction season, which is coming to a close around the state. "2020 was a tremendous year for the NDDOT and the state of North Dakota," said NDDOT Director Bill Panos....


Mike Swanston Officially Retires From Swanston Equipment

William Michael Swanston III (aka Mike/Swanny) has retired after more than 40 years at Swanston Equipment Company in Fargo, N.D. Swanston has been running the company as the third-generation owner and has decided to hand the reigns over to the fourth generation — his daughter, Molly Swanston, and the leadership team — effective Sept....


$80M Memorial Union Center on Rise at UND

At the University of North Dakota (UND), crews are making significant progress on a new Memorial Union building. The $80 million, 158,000 sq.-ft. student union center will offer upgraded services and the latest in technology when it opens in 2021....


Court Reverses Its Decision on Dakota Access Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) A federal appeals court on Aug. 5 reversed a judge's order that shut down the Dakota Access pipeline pending a full environmental review. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with pipeline owner Energy Transfer to keep the oil flowing, saying a lower-court judge "did not make the findings necessary for injunctive relief." But the appellate court declined to grant Energy Transfer's motion to block the review, saying the company had "failed to make a strong showing of likely success." The appeals court said it expects the parties to "clarify their positions" in the lower court....


Butler Machinery Wins North Dakota Safety Council Award

The North Dakota Safety Council's Safety & Health Awards program is designed to promote incident prevention by honoring companies with outstanding safety programs, employees with superior safety records and North Dakota citizens who have gone above and beyond to improve the safety and health environments in their communities....






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