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VUEWorks Inc. and its channel partner Ruekert-Mielke Inc. of Waukesha, WI, announced that the city of Waukesha has selected its VUEWorks software for city-wide, GIS-integrated asset management. Waukesha plans to comprehensively track the condition and minimize failure risk of various assets, optimize expenditures and improve service delivery of its physical infrastructure.

Advertisers from the print edition of Underground Construction, December 2010, Vol. 65 No. 12.

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc., (PPI) announced Dec. 7 that it has an open position and is seeking a qualified professional engineer for its Fuel Gas (FGD) and Building and Construction (BCD) divisions.

Greg Jeter has joined American Augers in the position of International Territory Manager.

Advertisers from the print edition of underground Construction, November 2010, Vol. 65 No. 11.

To enhance services to customers, ISCO Industries, a Louisville, Ky.-based distributor and fabricator of piping products, is building a 40,000 square foot, 10-acre distribution facility in Kingman, Az. with the intent to employ up to 30 people in the area.

Laney Directional Drilling Co., a leading provider of horizontal directional drilling services to the energy, telecommunications and infrastructure sectors, announced the appointment of Kevin R. Fox as chief executive officer.

Organized by the Ontario Regional Common Gound Alliance (ORCGA), this year’s Locate Rodeo in Ontario, Canada on June 25 was open to locate technicians throughout Ontario. Up to 40 technicians were invited to display their skills locating in once category, either gas, power, telecom and water categories. Technicians using Radiodetection locators swept the board in gas and water and took first and second place in telecom and second and third in the power divisions.

CRC-Evans Pipeline International has announced that CRC-Evans has been acquired by Stanley Black & Decker for $445 million in cash.

Caterpillar Inc. has selected the city of Victoria, TX, as the location for the company’s new state-of-the-art hydraulic excavator manufacturing facility. Ground breaking for the 600,000-square-foot manufacturing operation occurred in September. The facility is expected to begin production in mid-2012. Once fully operational, the facility is expected to employ more than 500 people and would triple Caterpillar’s U.S.-based excavator capacity.

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