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Powerscreen of California, Nevada, and Hawaii Joins Hyundai Construction Equipment Dealer Network

DIXON, CA — A Powerscreen dealership of the UK-based Molson Group announces the addition of Hyundai construction equipment to its growing portfolio of brands. Through its locations in Dixon, California, and Reno, Nevada, Powerscreen of California, Nevada, and Hawaii will sell and service the full HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North …

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PacWest Machinery Acquires Miller Machinery, Combines Resources, Products, and Service Territory

SEATTLE, WA — PacWest Machinery LLC based in Kent, Washington, announces the purchase of Miller Machinery of Longview, Washington. Since its formation in 2007, Miller Machinery has served customers in Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii who operate rock crushing and screening equipment primarily in quarry and sand and gravel environments.

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USGBC California, an Independent Nonprofit, Launches to Unify the California Green Building Movement

LOS ANGELES, CA — USGBC California has launched as an independent nonprofit unifying six regional communities across the state that were originally founded in collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). USGBC California's vision is to help transform communities across California to become more sustainable, resilient, and equitable for …

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Prinoth Announces Coastline Equipment and Papé Machinery as New Dealers

SACRAMENTO, CA — Prinoth Crawler Carriers announces new dealer partnerships in the western part of the U.S. Coastline Equipment is now a dealer for Prinoth equipment in Southern California and Nevada. Papé Machinery joins the Prinoth Crawler Carrier group in Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii.

Coastline Equipment
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Balfour Beatty Opens Office in El Centro, California

EL CENTRO, CA — Balfour Beatty announces the opening of its El Centro office and expansion of its general contracting, at-risk construction management, lease-leaseback, and design-build operations in California. Specializing in the delivery of educational, justice, federal, and civic buildings throughout the state, the company will leverage its local talent, …

Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Southwest
Degenkolb Engineers and Ruby+Associates Combine Firms, Expanding Geographic and Service Offerings

BINGHAM FARMS, MI — San Francisco-based structural engineering firm Degenkolb Engineers (Degenkolb) and Michigan-based structural engineering firm Ruby+Associates (Ruby) recently signed a Purchase Agreement and closed on an acquisition. Ruby’s 55 employees will join Degenkolb, which will now have more than 330 employees in 10 offices.

The Michigan-based team will …

Gee Heavy Machinery is now Komatsu’s Construction Distributor in Northern California

SACRAMENTO, CA — Komatsu and Gee Heavy Machinery LLC announce that Gee is now the authorized distributor of Komatsu construction products in Northern California.

Gee has assumed the operations of the previous distributor, Core Machinery (formerly known as Road Machinery, LLC), in four locations: West Sacramento, Fresno, Redding, and Santa …

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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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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates 13th Annual Safety Week

BOSTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, recently hosted its 13th annual Safety Week, focusing on physical and mental health, safety, and well-being. The week consisted of 602 events and training sessions held across 112 locations, including Shawmut’s jobsites and 11 offices around …

Your local Gomaco dealer
Terry Equipment
Webcor, Reaume Richardson Form Strategic Alliance to Expand General Contracting Services in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, CA — Webcor and Reaume Richardson announce a strategic alliance to provide general contracting and construction management services for a variety of projects across the Southern California area.

The strategic alliance combines Reaume Richardson's long-standing history and client relationships in the Los Angeles adaptive reuse market with the …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates 40th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, CA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2022.

Founded in 1982 as a small carpentry contractor with a handful of employees, Shawmut built its reputation on a willingness to take on the most complex and challenging projects. …

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Yanmar Compact Equipment Honors Meridian Utility Equipment Sales as 2021 Dealer of the Year

SACRAMENTO, CA — Yanmar Compact Equipment recognizes Meridian Utility Equipment Sales as the 2021 Single-Location Dealer of the Year.

“Meridian Utility took it to a new level this year. Their dedication to representing the Yanmar CE brand and sharing its value with their customers really sets them apart,” said Jeff …

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 …

Your local Gomaco dealer
Terry Equipment
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 …

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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 …