Road Machinery LLC

Road Machinery is joining the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation's community laptop drive, a community effort to collect laptops that are no longer needed and can be refurbished and provided to students who do not have devices at home. The laptop drive is being held in collaboration with Data Doctors to provide a safe and simple way for computers to be donated.

Misha Ogawa, executive vice president, is pleased to announce the hiring of Joel G. Cook as the new Road Machinery LLC President & CEO. Cook was formerly the executive vice president of Komatsu Equipment in Salt Lake City. He was also an executive with The CIT Group in Phoenix for many years.

Road Machinery has been ranked by SATISFYD as one of the Top 26 dealers in the equipment manufacturing industry, winning the prestigious 2020 SATISFYD Top Dealer Award. This annual honor is awarded to an exclusive group of premier dealers, as selected by their own customers, that have demonstrated consistent excellence in putting customers first.

Sloan Brooks, president and COO of Road Machinery LLC, announced the hiring of David Dean as vice president of California operations. Dean comes to Road Machinery with 40 years of experience in the equipment distribution business and brings a wealth of knowledge to further the growth of the California market.

Supporting the heavy equipment needs of the only gold and silver mine in California can be challenging, especially when the mine is located in a remote part of the Mojave Desert. (L-R): Golden Queen Mine's maintenance crew, Shawn Folkes; Eli Blades, maintenance superintendent; Steve Baker; John Horton; and Dusty Basham, take a well-deserved break.

Sloan Brooks, president & CEO of Road Machinery LLC, announces a new branch location opening in the Mojave community on June 12, 2019. The branch will support a large mine in California. The Golden Queen Mining Co. produces gold and silver from the Soledad Mountain project, located just outside the town of Mojave.

Dynapac North America LLC has announced the addition of Road Machinery to its growing dealer network. Road Machinery rents, sells and supports the complete Dynapac portfolio of pavers, soil compactors and asphalt rollers in the Arizona and Southern California markets.

Komatsu America Corp. has announced the purchase of four branches of Road Machinery, LLC. that will become company-owned facilities under the Komatsu Southwest banner. The four locations, El Paso, TX; Carlsbad, NM; Albuquerque, NM; and Farmington, NM; will support Komatsu's long-term strategic plans to grow and strengthen the distribution channel.

The Beeline Highway (AZ 87) south of Payson, Ariz., winds its way through the scenic Mazatzal Mountains northeast of the Phoenix metro area. Over the years, however, the road has been the location of multiple fatalities, and it had become paramount to ADOT to straighten an especially dangerous section of this highway known as Slate Creek Curve.

Road Machinery LLC has named Brad Bjerke Regional Sales Manager of the Central Region. Bjerke brings with him more than 25 years of experience in heavy equipment sales and marketing. He returns to Road Machinery, the exclusive Komatsu dealer of Arizona, New Mexico and most of California, after more than seven years in the heavy equipment auction business, four years with Iron Planet and three years with Cat Auction Services.

The Wild West may soon find itself in another gold rush frenzy: Golden Queen is building the first fully-permitted gold mine to open in California in 50 years. Golden Queen Mining Company Ltd., a Canadian publically-held company, is developing the Soledad Mountain Project, a fully permitted, open pit, heap leach gold and silver project located just outside the town of Mojave in Kern County, Calif., about 90 mi.