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Advertisers from the print edition of Underground Construction,
September 2013, Vol. 68 No. 9.

American Augers has announced the appointment of Richard Levings to the position of director of product management. Levings will represent not only American Augers products but the newly acquired Trencor line.

As part of an expanded commitment to serve customer demand, Hunting Trenchless has partnered with The Charles Machine Works Inc. to supply Hunting one-piece forged drill pipe to the Ditch Witch organization. This pipe will be marketed as the Power Pipe Forged line of drill pipe and will be available through Ditch Witch dealerships.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker traveled to Vermeer Corporation on Aug. 8 as part of her nationwide listening tour, during which she met with businesses and thought leaders to hear about their priorities, concerns and ideas on how the public and private sectors can work together to strengthen the economy and create American jobs.

Dan Sharpe has joined Sharewell HDD Services as vice president, and part owner and president of its new products subsidiary, Sharewell Drilling Products LLC. In his new role, Sharpe will lead the company’s sales, marketing and product development efforts.

Groff Tractor & Equipment has purchased the assets of Vernon E. Stup Company in Frederick, MD.

Construction software developer HCSS has added a mobile phone time card to its selection of mobile apps available for smartphones and tablets.

Kana Pipeline’s new superintendent apprenticeship program will begin special training sessions with pipeline vendor Western Water Works (WWW), comprising two weeks of cooperative training relating to water, sewer and storm drain pipe parts and installation.

Volvo Construction Equipment continues to maximize operator fuel savings with advancements in product development and technology and is reinforcing this dedication with an expansion of its Fuel Efficiency Guarantee program.

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) Executive Director Tony Radoszewski presented Camille George Rubeiz, P.E. with a 10-year service award during PPI's annual membership meeting in St. Pete Beach, FL.

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