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Topcon Expands Retail Presence with New Topcon Solutions Store in Spokane, Washington

SPOKANE, WA — Topcon Positioning Systems announces the grand opening of its new Topcon Solutions Store (TSS) in Spokane, Washington. The latest addition to the TSS network brings the total to 14 stores across the U.S. This strategically located store marks a significant expansion of the Topcon retail footprint in …

H&E Equipment Services Completes Acquisition of Lewistown Rental and Affiliated Companies

LEWISTOWN, MT — H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (H&E) announces the completion of its acquisition of Montana-based Lewistown Rental and three of its affiliated companies located in Havre, Glasgow, and Great Falls, Montana. The acquisition adds a comprehensive mix of equipment with an original equipment cost of approximately $28.5 million.

“With …

Kinley Expands Industrial and Commercial Building Construction Services, Adds New Seattle Office

SEATTLE, WA — Kinley Construction announces the expansion of its industrial and commercial building construction services by opening a Seattle, Washington, office and hiring two long-time construction industry veterans.

"This expansion makes complete sense for our growth strategy," said Jimmy Kinley, CEO of Kinley. "The Seattle office will increase …

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Prinoth Announces Western States Equipment Company and Papé Machinery as New Dealers

BOISE, ID — Prinoth Crawler Carriers announces new dealer partnerships in the western part of the U.S. Western States Equipment Company is now a dealer for Prinoth equipment in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Oregon, and Washington. Papé Machinery joins the Prinoth Crawler Carrier group in Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii. …

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SAKAI Expands Distribution in the Rocky Mountains

BOISE, ID — SAKAI America, Inc. announces expanded distribution in the Rocky Mountains with Double Edge Equipment as the official asphalt roller and soil compactor dealer for Idaho and Montana.

“The Idaho market has grown prodigiously in recent years with the popularity of remote working combined with affordable living and …

Volvo CE
Your local Volvo Construction Equipment dealer
PacWest Machinery
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Western Pacific Crane Joins Magni's Dealer Network, Expanding Access to Telehandlers in Oregon and Washington

SALEM, OR — Magni Telescopic Handlers announces its alliance with Western Pacific Crane & Equipment, a provider of crane solutions in the Pacific Northwest. Western Pacific Crane & Equipment is now an authorized dealer of Magni's full line of telehandlers, including the RTH, HTH, and TH models, in both …

Atwell Expands Services in Pacific Northwest with Acquisition of Land Surveyor Mead Gilman & Associates

WOODINVILLE, WA — Atwell acquires the operations of Mead Gilman & Associates, a land surveying firm located in Woodinville, Washington. Mead Gilman & Associates has been serving the Pacific Northwest for more than 60 years and specializes in 3D mapping and modeling, subdivisions/platting, boundary surveys, mapping/topographic surveys, ALTA/NSPS land …

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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 …

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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, …

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HNTB Expands Bellevue Presence With New Office Lease

BELLEVUE, WA — HNTB has signed a lease for three floors of new office space in downtown Bellevue to enable the company’s growth and expansion plans in the Puget Sound region. Previously at 600 108th Avenue NE in Bellevue, HNTB is moving down the street to the Symetra Center building …

Metso Minerals - Recycling Eq
Your local Metso Minerals Industries Inc dealer
PacWest Machinery
Westate Machinery Co
HDR Acquires Water Engineering Firm SPF

BOISE, ID — HDR is expanding its portfolio of expertise by acquiring SPF Water Engineering, an employee-owned water, wastewater, and hydrogeologic consulting firm. Going forward, they will do business as HDR | SPF. As part of the asset acquisition, SPF includes MDS Drafting, which will be doing …

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 …

Engineering Firm Psomas Acquires Seattle-Based Firm KPG

SEATTLE, WA — Engineering consulting firm Psomas announces it has expanded its service capabilities and geographic footprint to serve the Pacific Northwest through the acquisition of Seattle-based KPG. KPG, known for its focus on interdisciplinary design, planning, and surveying, is now KPG-Psomas.

"We've become deeply familiar with KPG's caliber …

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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 …

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 …

Superior Industries
Your local Superior dealer
Westate Machinery 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 …