Oregon

For Casey Vanderwiele, a typical Sunday morning includes hopping in one of his Hitachi excavators with a hot cup of coffee. What may seem like work to others is therapy for Casey. "You can deal with the public and customers, but we refer to our Hitachis as therapy because when you're in the excavator, it's just like therapy," Casey said.

Bent LLC is in the midst of replacing the Farmer Creek Bridge on U.S. 101 just north of Hebo, a structure built in 1916, for the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). The existing 27-ft. long, two-lane steel bridge is being replaced with a concrete, 80-ft.

Due to the wildfires on the west coast, specifically in the state of Oregon, Scott Melcher, president of the Oregon Logging Conference, issued the following statement: "The historic wildfires that are burning across our wonderful state have shaken our industry to the core.

IROCK Crushers has announced that Maxim Equipment will be its exclusive dealer to market, sell and service the IROCK product line in California, Oregon and Washington. Maxim Equipment is an authorized dealer of many of the leading manufacturers in the construction and aggregates industry.

Premier Manufacturing's reputation as the gold standard for trailer coupling components has helped the Oregon-based company land its new chief operating officer. Matt Weinmann joins Premier with more than 30 years of experience across numerous manufacturing environments.

The New Youngs Bay Bridge along U.S. 101 linking the cities of Astoria and Warrenton in northwestern Oregon, a crucial link for commuter and commercial traffic, is undergoing a major rehabilitation via a $12.4 million investment to extend its lifespan.

The Federal Highway Administration recently issued two packets of "quick release" Emergency Relief or ER funds to California (and Oregon) agencies to pay for repairs to transportation infrastructure damaged by wildfires raging across several western states.

Plans to modernize a portion of Central Oregon Irrigation District's irrigation infrastructure by piping canals in the Redmond area have been approved by a federal agency to move forward into construction. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a Final Watershed Plan-Environmental Assessment and a Finding of No Significant Impact for the Central Oregon Irrigation District's Smith Rock-King Way Infrastructure Modernization Project.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Federal regulators on July 16 threw a significant curveball at a coalition that has been planning for years to demolish four massive hydroelectric dams on a river along the California-Oregon border. The deal, which would be the largest dam demolition project in U.S.

Takeuchi-US has awarded Feenaughty Machinery Company as the 2020 Dealer of the Year for its successful sales efforts in 2019. Takeuchi's regional business manager Hampton Wideman presented the accolade at this year's ConExpo-Con/AGG show. Feenaughty Machinery ranked number one in total sales for Takeuchi products in 2019.

The 2021 Oregon Logging Conference will take place from February 25 to 27, 2021, at the Lane County Events Center and Fairgrounds in Eugene, Ore. Recently, Oregon Logging Conference President Scott Melcher announced the theme for next year's event, and released the following statement.