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EZ Grout Corporation/Wimag now offers a full line of lifting equipment including, hydraulic concrete pipe layers, pipe laying round grabs and hooks, pipe pulling devices, manhole setting clamps, piling setting clamps, wall panel lifting devices, manhole cover lifters, road barrier and bolder grabs, stone setting clamps, lintel setting clamps, vacuum lifting devices, marble and tile setting devices and more.

Pexco is introducing a line of marker products designed specifically for utilities. Pexco utility marker products include guy markers/guards for durable, high-impact and economical protections for exposed utility pole guy wires, dead end fittings and anchor rods.

Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (SCM), a leading manufacturer of hydraulic crawler excavators headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has acquired full ownership of LBX Company (LBX) headquartered in Lexington, KY, from Case Construction Equipment.

Diversified manufacturer ITT Corp., White Plains, NY, has signed an agreement to purchase privately held Godwin Pumps, Bridgeport, NJ, for $585 million to expand its footprint in the global market for dewatering pumps and the rental market. Godwin is a leading supplier of automatic self-priming portable pumps used for drainage pump rental, services and sales serving the global industrial, construction, mining, municipal, oil and gas segments.

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The M-4500 series hydraulic boring attachments are available in three distinct configurations: M-4500, M-4500SS and M4500MS.

Advertisers from the print edition, August 2010, Vol. 65 No. 8.

Neff reaches Chapter 11 agreement with creditors; United Rentals expands safety training for customers; Finning sells Hewden rental business; RSC launches redesigned website; Maryland heavy equipment rental stores to get property tax relief; United Rentals extends partnership with “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”

When discussing the Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition with past attendees of varied backgrounds, many different reasons and perspectives are brought up as to what everyone likes best about UCT:

The BP Deepwater Horizon spill continues to have ramifications for pipeline safety even though pipelines -- neither gas nor oil -- had nothing to do with that Gulf of Mexico disaster. Nonetheless, "BP" is an entry point for Congress and others to show renewed concern about potential environmental accidents from all sorts of energy activities.