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Maine Drilling & Blasting and Florex Explosives Merge to Better Service the Local Florida Market

BROOKSVILLE, FL — Maine Drilling & Blasting (MD&B) announces its acquisition of Florex Explosives, Inc. of Brooksville, Florida. In pursuit of common goals and facing industry challenges, Florex Explosives and MD&B felt their shared initiatives were best served by building one team.

By joining operations, the intent is to focus …

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Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Advances Expansion with New Regional Headquarters

NEWNAN, GA — To bolster support for dealers and customers, Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas announces the opening of its sustainable new headquarters facility in Newnan, Georgia. This adaptive-use facility will help propel the company’s growth in the Americas. It will facilitate the development and production of new machinery and elevate …

Linder Expands its Kubota Dealer Network with the Purchase of Southern Tractor & Outdoors

LEESBURG, GA — Linder Industrial Machinery Company has acquired Southern Tractor & Outdoors. The three branches in southwest Georgia (Leesburg, Moultrie, and Valdosta) will be re-branded as Linder Turf & Tractor branches, joining the growing network of Kubota dealerships across the southeast.

“We are fortunate to have developed a …

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ProStack Strengthens North American Presence with Powerscreen Crushing and Screening

LOUISVILLE, KY — ProStack, a bulk material handling solutions company, announces the addition of Powerscreen Crushing and Screening to its global distributor network. This strategic relationship will help ProStack expand its footprint in North America and provide customers with innovative material processing solutions.

As part of the ProStack distributor …

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Modjeski and Masters Expands Footprint to Miami, Florida

MIAMI, FL — Modjeski and Masters (M&M) announces the firm's expansion into Miami following the hiring of Regional Director Sybille Bayard, PE.

Bayard brings her extensive experience in the structural design of bridges, underground structures, and miscellaneous highway structures to M&M’s operations in Miami and the surrounding region. Throughout …

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Mecalac Adds RJV Equipment to Expanding Dealer Network

NASHVILLE, TN — Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, welcomes RJV Equipment to its growing network. With this appointment, Mecalac’s dealer network now covers over 30 states across the continental United States and seven Canadian provinces to offer increased access and …

CASE Construction Equipment Dealer Lee Tractor Grows CASE Business Along the U.S. Gulf Coast

PENSACOLA, FL — Energized by the momentum of the CASE Construction Equipment brand and new product offering, technologies, and services, Lee Tractor is expanding their business along the Gulf Coast to the Pensacola area, effective immediately, with future plans for a permanent full-service facility. The expansion marks a new period …

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H&E Relocates Branch in Atlanta, Georgia

ATLANTA, GA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the relocation of its Atlanta, Georgia, branch. The facility is now located at 3160 Ellenwood Industrial Drive, Ellenwood, Georgia. The newly renovated property includes a fully fenced yard area, offices, and a separate repair shop and carries a variety of construction …

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H&E Opens New Branch in Daytona Beach, Relocates Pompano Beach Branch in Florida

DAYTONA BEACH, FL — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of its Daytona Beach branch, its 13th rental location in the state of Florida. Since the beginning of the second quarter of 2023, H&E has opened 12 new branches across the country, and this is the fifth new …

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U.S. economic outlook: Recession on the horizon

Our baseline forecast for the American economy next year calls for a mild recession by the second half of the year as the impact of higher interest rates sets in.
For some time, our forecast has included a 65% probability of recession over the next 12 months. Next year, we …

Bomag - Roller
Your local Bomag Americas dealer
Linder Industrial Machinery
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Trimble Changes Headquarters to Westminster, Colorado

WESTMINSTER, Colo. —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced that the company has changed its headquarters from Sunnyvale, California to Westminster, Colorado.

Westminster is Trimble’s largest employment center in the U.S. and serves as a central business hub for several of Trimble’s core market segments including agriculture, construction and geospatial. In addition, …

Lehigh Hanson Acquires Meriwether Ready Mix Assets

IRVING, TX — Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announces that it has acquired all assets of Meriwether Ready Mix. These assets include four ready mixed concrete plants and a fleet of mixer trucks. Formed in 2005, Meriwether Ready Mix is a producer of ready mixed concrete with a well-established residential and …

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Superior Rigging & Erecting Celebrates 70 Years of Business

ATLANTA, GA — Superior Rigging & Erecting, a crane, rigging, and erecting company with locations in Atlanta, Georgia, and Orlando, Florida, looked back on 70 years of business in their recent anniversary conference. Nick Saban, Head Coach of the University of Alabama football team, spoke at the event in …

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BOMAG, Linder Machinery Pact Paves Way for New Roadbuilding and Construction Opportunities Across Florida, North & South Carolina

RIDGEWAY, SC — BOMAG Americas, Inc. and Linder Industrial Machinery announce their cooperation for the sale and support of BOMAG compaction, milling, paving, and reclaiming/stabilizing equipment for roadbuilding and other construction market segments throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and most of Florida.

The collaboration will bring together two companies with …

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Power Equipment Announces Promotion of Andy Moon to President

KNOXVILLE, TN — Power Equipment, a member of the Bramco family of companies, announces the promotion of Andy Moon to President following the retirement of Chris Gaylor at the end of February 2022. This promotion is effective, March 1, 2022. In his new role, Moon will continue to lead …

Epiroc
Your local Atlas Copco CMT USA dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Hyundai Construction Equipment Names Top Dealers of 2021

NORCROSS, GA — At an event held in conjunction with this year’s Associated Equipment Distributors meeting, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc., recognized NED (National Equipment Dealers) as its top dealer of 2021.

NED, through the recent merger of Four Seasons Equipment, May Heavy Equipment, Rob’s Hydraulics Inc. …

Safer Practices for Working Around Concrete

Many of the most famous structures of ancient times were constructed from a material we often think of us as modern. The workers who built them needed a material that could be shaped into blocks and other forms more easily than carving from stone. Finally, someone concocted a mixture of …

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K-Tec, Ashland Earthmoving Equipment Manufacturers Acquired by Kinperium Industries

ASHLAND, WI — Kinperium Industries (Kinperium) announces it has acquired K.A. Group, consisting of K-Tec Earthmovers (K-Tec) and Ashland Industries (Ashland). Kinperium partnered with the owners and management of K-Tec and Ashland to acquire a majority stake of the company. K-Tec & Ashland are manufacturers of pull-pan earthmoving scrapers …

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Rocket Land Development Takes Flight in South Florida Market, Fueled by Thunder Creek

From his early working years, George Rembos has had a passion to build his business from the ground up in the tropics of South Florida. Being in an environment he’s passionate about assisted in the creation of Rocket Land Development, which started in 2011.

Rocket Land Development is a …

Proven Ways to Increase Worker Awareness of Safety Issues

Companies develop safety programs for reasons that may seem obvious: they want to prevent injuries of all kinds, so workers don’t suffer the physical effects and both workers and companies don’t endure negative financial or operational impacts. In addition, safety programs can also minimize the potential for damage to facilities …

Leeboy - Pavers/Asphalt
Your local LeeBoy dealer
Power Equipment Co
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Automated, Connected, and Intelligent

The future is looking bright for the construction industry, with project pipelines full and the promise of infrastructure spending infusing the industry with confidence and optimism. But as we face another year of supply chain issues and crippling workforce shortages, it’s possible that our industry’s biggest challenge could be too …