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Owen MacIntyre, a longtime veteran of the metalworking industry, including the last 16 years as southwest regional manager of PFERD Inc., was recently honored by the company to mark his official retirement effective Feb. 29.

Advertisers from the print edition of Underground Construction, April 2012, Vol. 67 No. 4.

Advertisers from the print edition of Underground Construction, March 2012, Vol. 67 No. 3.

Pe Ben USA recently consolidated its headquarters, maintenance and storage facility to a new 20-acre location in northwest Houston.

Godwin, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump, has changed its legal name to Xylem Dewatering Solutions Inc.

Al Colthorp of Lake St. Louis, MO, died on Oct. 18, 2011 at the age of 77. Colthorp graduated from Michigan State University with a masters in Civil Engineering, and was a registered Professional Engineer.

Advertisers from the print edition of Underground Construction, February 2012, Vol. 67 No. 2.

Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and Georgia Department of Economic Development joined Governor Nathan Deal to announce the relocation of Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. (HCEA) headquarters to Norcross, GA, in Gwinnett County.

The Toro Company announced Feb. 10 that it has acquired Astec Underground’s equipment lines of vibratory plows, trenchers and horizontal directional drills for the underground utilities market at an undisclosed price.

Magnum Tunneling LLC, a portfolio company of Momentum Capital Partners, announced has acquired all of the assets of the Boring and Tunneling Company of America Inc. bases in Houston, TX. Magnum and Bortunco Inc. provide primarily subcontract services on trenchless heavy underground construction projects using horizontal boring and tunneling as well as directional drilling. Terms of the investment were not released.

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