Ohio

Rosen & Company, with Buddy Barton of Buddy Barton Auctions, held a construction and industrial equipment auction in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 12. Conducted at Collinwood Iron and Metal Recycling and Salvage's equipment yard and warehouse, the auction featured equipment ranging from dozers, excavators, skid steers and wheel loaders to trucks and a variety of recycling equipment as well other miscellaneous vehicles and equipment.

Construction crews in Ohio are working to complete a $250 million project created to bring an unprecedented fan experience to Cincinnati. Designed by the renowned architecture firm Populous, West End Stadium will serve as the home field of FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer (MLS).

General Motors will build a new plant in Brookville, Ohio, that will produce parts for its 6.6L Duramax diesel V8 engine. The automaker will invest $175 million in the new engine components facility. The plant will allow GM to increase production of its 6.6L L5P Duramax engine.

On May 17, heavy rains washed out a culvert and earth beneath the eastbound lanes of U.S. 30 near Upper Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio. An emergency culvert replacement project began to remove the failed corrugated metal culvert and replace it with a 78-in.

Vandalia Rental announced the grand opening of its Lima, Ohio, branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on June 1. Vandalia Rental is an equipment rental solutions provider offering construction equipment and services to contractors and industrial clients.

The third time was the charm for Yoder & Frey's Marietta Coal Company Owner Liquidation auction held in Saint Marysville, Ohio. After postponing twice due to Coronavirus stay-at-home mandates, the auction went off without a hitch on May 28. According to Trent Shaftner, new business development manager of Yoder & Frey, the sale went extremely well, bringing top dollar for sellers and outstanding equipment bargains for buyers.

Immediately after receiving its new Grove TMS700E truck-mounted crane in October 2019, industrial contractor R.G. Smith put it to work. After being part of several projects over the last six months, the crane is now erecting a 300,000 sq. ft. structural steel building that will house a large cheese production facility in Hiram, Ohio.

Construction of the Guernsey Health Systems (GHS) and Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center (SEORMC)'s $12 million, single-story 12,000 sq.-ft. cancer center began last year with an anticipated delivery date of late fall 2020. Elford Inc. is serving as the construction manager of the project being built on the northwestern side of the Southeastern Med hospital campus in Cambridge, Ohio.

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. announced the closing of a construction financing, tax equity commitment, as well as a seven-year term loan facility for the 200 MW Hillcrest solar photovoltaic project located in Brown County, Ohio. In aggregate, the $191.8 million financing was led by CIT's Power and Energy group and includes MUFG and Mizuho, as well as Wells Fargo as the tax equity investor.

Work is under way on the foundation for a $1.6 billion, 1,850-megawatt, natural gas-fired energy generation facility in southern Guernsey County, Ohio, the heart of the state's Utica and Marcellus Shale gas development area. But first, the crew must finish sealing acres of cavities left behind by the previous property owner.

Tim Cunningham started in the paving business filling potholes in shopping center parking lots with a wheelbarrow, a hand tamper and a pickup truck more than 30 years ago. He went on to launch Cunningham Paving Company, which was incorporated in 1987.