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Vacuworx Global LLC, the manufacturer of vacuum lifting systems for the pipeline, road construction, utility, water and sewer industries, has expanded its global presence with the addition of three strategic hires and a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Vacuworx Global has announced the following appointments:

Jameson LLC has announced its expansion of the company’s lighting product line as a result of acquiring certain assets of CERO Systems.

Tex-Direct Drilling LLC recently announced that James A. Davis has joined the firm as president.

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has acquired Pneumatic Holdings Inc., a leading U.S. provider of pneumatic light construction tools.

For 25 years, Laney Directional Drilling Company has become best known for longer and more difficult drills of larger diameter pipe in the directional drilling field.

Martin Weissburg has been appointed new president of Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo CE.

Advertisers from the print edition of Underground Construction, January 2014, Vol. 69 No. 1.

On Sept. 27, Herrenknecht received the “IPLOCA New Technologies Award” for the newly developed semi-trenchless Pipe Express method in Washington, DC. Near-surface pipelines can be laid economically and in an environmentally-friendly manner with the Pipe Express method.

Advertisers from the print edition of Underground Construction, December 2013, Vol. 68 No. 12.

CASE Construction Equipment has partnered with award-winning author and infrastructure expert Dan McNichol to tour the United States and bring awareness to the challenges facing the nation’s aging infrastructure.

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