Business Updates for April 2009: GCTA, WSA Trenchless, Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam

April 2009 Vol. 64 No. 4
Jerry Halsey, now of Liebherr

DCM/GeoEngineers provides specialized design experience in microtunneling, earth pressure balance tunneling, pipe bursting, pipe reaming, pipe lining and various forms of pipe jacking. Over the past 15 years, the company has completed more than 100,000 feet of trenchless projects, which have included pipelines from 12-103 inches in diameter installed by microtunneling, EPBM tunneling, pilot-tube guided boring, pipe bursting and pipe reaming.

In addition to their trenchless experience, DCM brings 24 years of geotechnical and geologic experience in the Bay Area, with a strong position in the water and wastewater infrastructure markets.

GeoEngineers has long been known for their horizontal directional drilling (HDD) design and construction oversight for oil, gas and other pipelines. The company has completed HDD projects throughout the U.S. and abroad with lengths in excess 6,000 feet and diameters up to 56 inches. 206.728.2674, www.geoengineers.com


Godwin Pumps

Godwin Pumps, a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming pump, announces the appointments of new employees at its locations throughout the U.S.

William Gower joins Godwin Pumps as a mechanic at the Chesapeake, VA, branch. Gower joins Godwin with 10 years of experience in fleet vehicle and equipment mechanics, including three years as owner and operator of BG Auto Care Inc.

Barbara Hochman joins Godwin’s Bridgeport office as a sales assistant to the local sales team, with over 13 years experience in sales, office administration and consumer market research. Most recently, Hochman coordinated advertising and exhibits. She holds an Associate’s degree in Business from Nassau Community College and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Hofstra University.

Michael Ivory joins the Pittsburgh, PA, branch of Godwin Pumps as an outside sales engineer. Most recently, Ivory served as an outside salesperson, branch manager and business development manager for an equipment rental company. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the Pennsylvania State University.

Thomas Malone joins Godwin Pumps’ Norwich, CT, branch as an inside sales engineer. Malone earned a project management certification from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He has served as an engineering technician and has worked in sales, business development and operations management for a variety of corporations.