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Utah-Based Wagstaff Crane Acquires Potain Self-Erecting Tower Crane Dealership Bronson Crane

With the acquisition of Utah-native Potain self-erecting tower crane dealer Bronson Crane, lifting specialist Wagstaff Crane is poised to offer an expanded range of services to customers in Utah. The purchase of the self-erecting tower crane specialist sees Wagstaff take over all its assets and business functions, although Bronson Crane will continue to trade under its existing name, and operate from the Wagstaff building in Murray, Utah....


Firm to Submit Application for $595M Hydrogen Hub in Delta

Mitsubishi Power Americas and Magnum Development recently announced that its jointly developed Advanced Clean Energy Storage Project has been invited by the U.S. Department of Energy's [DOE] Loan Programs Office to submit a Part II Application for up to $595 million under the Title 17 Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program to develop a proposed green hydrogen hub in Delta, Utah....


Bangerter Highway Closes for New Construction

Drivers in southwestern Salt Lake County are advised to plan ahead for a six-month closure of 10400 South in South Jordan. The road will be closed to east-west traffic at Bangerter Highway through November while crews construct a new freeway-style interchange....


Rio Tinto to Build Tellurium Plant at Kennecott Mine Site

Rio Tinto will begin construction on a new plant that will recover tellurium, a critical mineral used in solar panels, from copper refining at its Kennecott mine near Salt Lake City, Utah. Rio Tinto is investing $2.9 million to set up the plant, which will recover tellurium as a by-product of copper smelting, extracting a valuable mineral from waste streams....


AGC Members Discuss 'Focus Four' at Safety Conference

Utah contractors, safety suppliers and other safety-minded professionals came together in March at AGC of Utah's 23rd Annual Safety Conference & MSHA Spring Thaw at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City....


Accelerated Bridge Construction Will Be Used On I-80, I-215

Sterling Construction Company Inc. recently announced its subsidiary, Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company LLC, has been selected by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) to renew portions of I-80 and I-215, two major highways in the Salt Lake Valley, to provide improved transportation for both local and interstate travel....


Officials Unveil $3.45B Construction Plan for 2021

With construction ramping up in the Beehive State, the Utah Department of Transportation recently announced the top projects that will have the most impact in 2021. UDOT will be working on 185 projects across the state this year, with a value of $3.45 billion, many of which span multiple years....


UDOT Engineer John Leonard Earns National Safety Award

The American Traffic Safety Services Association recently announced the winners of the Industry Achievement Award, the Mark of Excellence Award and the National Safety Award. The awards were given as part of the 51st Annual Convention & Traffic Expo, held online from Feb....


Tandem Crews Take Home 2020 Project of Year Honor

The joint venture of Ames Construction and Wadsworth Brothers Construction were recently honored by the Associated General Contractors of Utah with the 2020 Project of the Year, Overall Highway/Transportation, for its work on the I-15 Technology Corridor from Lehi Main Street to SR 92....


State Officials Postpone $40M Project in Davis County

The Utah state transportation department is postponing $40 million worth of construction work on Interstate 15 in Davis County in order to pay for a project just down the road that will cost more than three times that amount....






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