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Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

With construction equipment, sometimes big can be better by bringing more power and more productivity.

President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 has $478 billion in new spending for infrastructure over six years, but little or none of that would go to sewer and drinking water work, not that Congress will approve the tax increases to pay for it anyway.

Brandon Yee has joined The Toro Company as district sales manager for Toro’s underground business.

Professional Service Industries Inc. (PSI) has hired Jill Hoegler as project specialist in its Houston office.

Mammoth Equipment Ltd. of Cambridgeshire, England, now offers its customers throughout the UK and Ireland the full line of HammerHead Trenchless Equipment tools and consumables as the company’s authorized distributor.

Traci Read, Managing Editor

NASTT (North American Society for Trenchless Technology) continues to keep its commitment to grow the trenchless industry by remaining true to the society’s core values of education and training all the while establishing new initiatives to lead the society forward as it prepares for the future.

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $4,996,250, consisting of a $1,820,000 loan and $3,176,250 in loan forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, to the Angelina & Neches River Authority (Angelina County).

ACS Underground Solutions, a privately owned consulting company in Georgetown, CT., has provided utility locating, leak detection and sewer inspection services to utility and construction companies, engineering firms, municipalities and academic institutions for more than 20 years.

On Jan. 9, the Nebraska Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s 2012 ruling that deemed a law granting Gov. Dave Heineman’s authority to approve the Keystone XL pipeline in violation of the Nebraska constitution.

New Mexico changed its Pipeline Safety Excavation Damage Prevention Regulations on Dec. 30, 2014.

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