Member News Archive

  • Oct 25, 2019

    In Memoriam: P.E. MacAllister

    A Tractor Salesman is what he called himself. Roads and the machinery that built them were part of his life growing up in rural Wisconsin.
  • Oct 16, 2019

    Louisville Heats Up With Record-Breaking ICUEE 2019

    Demo Expo Smashes Attendance, Exhibitor and Show Space Records
  • Sep 30, 2019

    Dennis J Smith Joins XCMG North America Corporation

    With almost 50 years of experience in the construction equipment market, progressing from laborer, service, product support, sales, marketing and management of national and international corporations, Smith has joined XCMG North America Corporation.
  • Sep 10, 2019

    Felling Adds Triple Axle FT-30-3 I Drill Series to Pair with New Drill on the Market

    Felling Trailers, Inc. has focused on manufacturing trailers for the underground drill and trencher industry for a long time. A dealer/customer informed a Felling Trailers’ salesperson that a new model drill was going to be released that was heavier and wider than current models. The dealer/customer asked that Felling design a trailer to transport the new drill and its required mud mix system.
  • Sep 04, 2019

    LiuGong North America introduces 388B CTL, its first compact track loader

    LiuGong North America has introduced its first compact track loader, the 388B CTL. Built specifically for the demanding North American market, the new 388B gives its customers their first track machine made with the same build quality and backed by the same industry-leading customer support of all LiuGong product lines.
  • Sep 04, 2019

    Luby Equipment Services Announces Sales Personnel Changes

    Luby Equipment Services, a St. Louis-­‐based CASE Construction Equipment Dealer, has announced the hiring of Mike Adams as Sales Representative. He will be replacing industry veteran Don Castens, who retired at the end of June.
  • Aug 29, 2019

    In Memorium: Bob Olejniczak

    Bob O’s fifteen year battle with ALS came to an end on August 15, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 44 years (Patti), daughters (Jill Scullion, Angie Stephens and Tracy Hudson), son-in-laws (Daniel Scullion, Mike Stephens and Nathan Hudson) and grandchildren (Cape and Callie Stephens), who were by his side until the end.
  • Aug 22, 2019

    Komatsu America appoints Tractor & Equipment Company as forestry equipment distributor for Alabama, Georgia and northwest Florida

    Komatsu America appointed Tractor & Equipment Company (TEC) as the forestry equipment distributor for the states of Alabama, Georgia and the northwest region of Florida. TEC will handle the full-line of Komatsu forestry equipment, which includes track feller bunchers, log loaders, wheeled harvesters, forwarders, and harvesting/processing heads. TEC is already the distributor in these regions for Komatsu construction and mining equipment.
  • Aug 22, 2019

    The Toro Company Announces New Underground Construction Business Strategy

    New strategy will best serve customers, leverage world-class channel partners and position the company for future growth
  • Aug 12, 2019

    Epiroc donates rock drill to Colorado School of Mines

    Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has donated a COP 1238K rock drill to the Excavation Engineering and Earth Mechanics Institute (EMI) at the Colorado School of Mines. The COP 1238K hydraulic rock drill for tunneling and drifting applications updates testing equipment at EMI, the largest independent rock drilling and excavation research facility in the world.
  • Aug 12, 2019

    EquipmentWatch Tools: Free Access to Heavy Equipment Data Attributes

    EquipmentWatch, the world leader in data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has announced a new suite of asset intelligence Tools now available for equipment and dealer professionals seeking to streamline equipment data processing.
  • Aug 12, 2019

    ALLU Transformer M 3-20 Processes Clay for Minerals Company

    Mine-duty Material Processing Attachment Crushes and Loads Material in One Step
  • Aug 12, 2019

    Astec Industries Appoints New CEO and President

    Astec Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASTE) announced today the appointment of Mr. Barry Ruffalo as its President and Chief Executive Officer to be effective on August 12, 2019. Mr. Ruffalo has also been elected to the Board of Directors.
  • Aug 12, 2019

    Connect Work Tools Adds CWP Pulverizer to Product Offering

    Connect Work Tools has expanded their attachments for the demolition and construction industries with the addition of the CWP Pulverizer. “The CWP Pulverizer is a great addition to our line of hydraulic attachments. Durability, reliability, and affordability are all traits we demand of our products, and the CWT Pulverizer falls right in line with the rest of our product offerings,” indicates Dave Cowen, North American Sales Manager.
  • Aug 12, 2019

    McCann Industries Opens New Location in Indiana

    The New Facility Offers Construction Supplies, Tools, and Takeuchi Machines
  • Aug 12, 2019

    Komatsu's new WA900-8 wheel loader: Operators can load more trucks per shift

    Operators can load more trucks per shift, in a more comfortable work environment
  • Aug 12, 2019

    Hyde-Smith Focuses on Infrastructure Needs in Visit to Columbus

    Visiting Local Machinery Company, Miss. Senator Links Road, Bridge Work to Economic Growth
  • Jul 18, 2019

    LiuGong NA names Steven Smith as Regional Director, Mexico

    LiuGong North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of LiuGong Machinery based in Liuzhou, China, and a global leader in the manufacturing of heavy construction equipment, has announced Steven Smith as its new Regional Director, Mexico. Based in Houston, Texas, Smith will work closely with the LiuGong NA dealer network in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, reporting directly to Mani Iyer, President.
  • Jul 18, 2019

    John Deere Announces New Registered Apprenticeship Program

    Program will help address service technician labor shortage across the U.S.
  • Jul 18, 2019

    Manitowoc announces new apprenticeship program to help develop a skilled workforce in Pennsylvania

    Manitowoc is launching a new apprenticeship program to help certify welders in Pennsylvania. This new program follows recent approval from the state of Pennsylvania Department of Labor. The company expects to have the program up and running in August of this year. The move reflects the company’s commitment to further building the U.S. skilled workforce.
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