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The Charles Machine Works Inc. (CMW), recognized as an industry leader in the manufacture of underground construction equipment, has acquired 100 percent ownership of Radius Professional HDD Tools in Weatherford, TX. The announcement was made by CMW Chief Executive Officer Tiffany Sewell-Howard.

AlturnaMATS Inc. was the first company to manufacture polyethylene ground cover mats made from recycled materials and is the first to place a “Limited Lifetime Warranty” on their products.

The new 259B3 is a high-performance, highly maneuverable addition to the Cat Compact Track Loader (CTL) range.

At the 2011 edition of the annual Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition (UCT) held in January, a different mentality and perspective was apparent among both the attendees and many of the exhibitors.

GSW Contracting has found a niche -- and in doing so, has uncovered what most would consider an unlikely approach for directional drilling through rock.

Ditch Witch has introduced a new compact horizontal directional drilling model for making short trenchless installations of service lines and placing cable and small-diameter conduit under sidewalks, streets and other surface obstructions.

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) has locked horns with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) over the agency's advisory bulletin on pipeline safety.

A sewage spill is a disaster that no city wants to experience, but as America’s wastewater infrastructure ages, these types of accidents will be occurring more frequently. The city of Carlsbad, CA, recently had the opportunity to test their preparedness for such a situation.

The newest inductee for the Rental Hall of Fame is the late Herschel “Hotch” Manning. He will be formally inducted on Feb. 28 at The Rental Show in Las Vegas.

The New Year brought a new look to the American Rental Association Foundation board of trustees. Charlie Neffle, CERP, of All Occasions Event Rental, Cincinnati, who served as chair, and Dennis Von Ruden of General Equipment Co., Owatonna, MN, both completed their terms in office. Each had served on the Foundation board for three years, with Neffle serving in his leadership position for two.