Vermeer Texas-Louisiana, the authorized dealer of Vermeer construction equipment in Texas and Compact Construction Equipment LLC, the authorized Bobcat dealer in south, central and west Texas have opened a new, co-branded facility in Victoria, Texas. The branch officially opened for business in late October.
Vermeer Texas-Louisiana, the authorized dealer of Vermeer construction equipment in Texas and Compact Construction Equipment LLC, the authorized Bobcat dealer in south, central and west Texas have announced plans to open a new, co-branded facility in Victoria later this fall.
Some folks count the days until they're able to retire, while others retire and then count the days until they can go back to work again. Mark Hettinger, co-owner of M&G Contractors of New Braunfels, Texas, fits firmly into the second category.
When the discovery of flint rock threatened a gas pipeline project outside of San Antonio, Texas, M&G Contractors turned to Vermeer's D40x55DR S3 Navigator horizontal directional drill (HDD) to complete the job.
"We were running a month past due," recalled Mark Hettinger, M&G president.
Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Bobcat of Waco celebrated the grand re-opening of its new facility in Waco, Texas, on April 12.
Located on just over 5.5 acres on Interstate 35 Highway north of Waco, the new 12,000 sq. ft. facility recently underwent an extensive remodel.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is predicting U.S. crude oil production will average 11.7 billion barrels per day in 2019, putting it on track to surpass the previous record of 9.6 million b/d in 1970. More than half of that is expected to be produced in the Permian Basin in western Texas and eastern New Mexico.
When cutting trenches for new pipelines in the Permian Basin, caliche rock combined with daunting oil company deadlines pose challenges to even the most seasoned trenching companies — so how would a relative newcomer to trenching work tackle the job?
"We are out there cutting through caliche rock at a rate of 2,000 feet per day … faster than a lot of competitors," said Stephen Elliott, superintendent and part owner of Hugo Construction.
The Vermeer D40x55DR S3 Navigator horizontal directional drill (HDD) has made new fans as it toured four cities in the heart of rock drilling country. The first stop for the “Rock the Iron Road Show” was San Antonio, Texas, where a crowd of 60-plus people learned more about the drill and saw it in action.
Vermeer Texas- Louisiana, an underground construction, tree care and landscaping equipment dealer with 12 locations across Texas and south Louisiana, celebrated the grand opening of its relocated Baton Rouge branch on May 17.
Located on just over four acres on Airline Highway, the new 14,000 sq.
Compact Construction Equipment, Inc., (CCE, Inc.) an authorized distributor of Bobcat equipment has acquired the distribution rights to sell Bobcat products in West Texas from ASCO Equipment.
CCE has assumed the immediate distribution and support for Bobcat equipment in Amarillo, Lubbock and Midland-Odessa.
Employee-Owned Companies, Inc. (E-O-C, Inc.) the holding company that owns and operates Vermeer Texas-Louisiana and Compact Construction Equipment, Inc. has announced the promotion of Brian Harris and Jason Rush to Chief Operating Officer roles. Harris has been with the company since 2000 and previously served as vice president of the Southern Region.