Latest Articles

Nearly 90 attendees and their guests gathered to hear Mark D. Hall, P.E. director of the Project Engineering and Review Division, in Project Finance and Construction Assistance (PFCA) at the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), Houston, TX, speak at the Aug. 13 Gulf Coast Trenchless Association meeting held at the Houston Engineering and Scientific Society Building.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest auctioneer of industrial equipment, has rolled out an industry-first - a free online wiki for the equipment industry at www.RitchieWiki.com. Using the software provided by Wikipedia, Ritchie Bros. has created a one-stop public resource for equipment information, one that the community at large can research, read, add to and edit.

Mears Group, Inc. recently completed a record setting bore as part of the Hampton Roads Crossing being constructed by Virginia Natural Gas (VGN).

Members of the Michels family and their employees at Michels Pipeline Construction are celebrating 50 years in the construction business.

The Pipe Line Development Company (PLIDCO), a leading designer and builder of standard and custom engineered products for pipeline repair and maintenance, recently promoted Bud Zanders to engineering manager and Reinhard Bauer to quality manager.

Victaulic, a manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining systems, has opened a Great Lakes Branch in Aurora, IL.

Ditch Witch and Equipment Web Services (EWS), a division of Dominion Enterprises, have launched a used equipment website: DitchWitchUsed.com.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the North American-based international trade group representing the off-road equipment manufacturing industry, has elected its 2009 officers and directors.

IronPlanet, a leading online auction company for used construction and agricultural equipment, has announced that its European headquarters will be established in Dublin, Ireland.

Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. and John Deere jointly announce the signing of a long-term sourcing agreement for Deere-branded 950- and 1050-size crawler dozers, and the discontinuation of the existing product supply arrangement for crawler loader machines between Liebherr-Werk Telfs GmBH and John Deere’s Construction & Forestry Division.