Atlas Copco Construction Equipment celebrated a ribbon cutting at its new configuration center in Independence, OH on June 13. The 150-foot-long facility was built across from a current Atlas Copco service center. Staff in the 9,000-square-foot configuration center will assemble hydraulic attachments and WEDA submersible pumps. The existing service center will continue to refurbish and provide other technical services.
The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) Executive Director Tony Radoszewski presented Camille George Rubeiz, P.E. with a 10-year service award during PPI's annual membership meeting in St. Pete Beach, FL.
Kana Pipeline’s new superintendent apprenticeship program will begin special training sessions with pipeline vendor Western Water Works (WWW), comprising two weeks of cooperative training relating to water, sewer and storm drain pipe parts and installation.
The House Appropriations Committee made huge cuts in the fiscal 2014 budgets of the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (CWSRF and DWSRF), the main source of federal aid to cities and counties for the purpose of water infrastructure maintenance and construction.
Among the most important factors that influence decisions to purchase one product over another is cost. Yet all too often, especially in the world of construction equipment, buyers neglect to look past price and dig deeper to uncover the not-so-obvious ongoing intangible expenses. Such is the case for many trenchless contractors as they navigate their way through the process of acquiring a new horizontal directional drill.
R2S Solutions, an Arizona research and development company, has introduced a new fluid recycling system designed specifically for horizontal directional drilling equipment with pullback ratings of 50,000 pounds and less.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker traveled to Vermeer Corporation on Aug. 8 as part of her nationwide listening tour, during which she met with businesses and thought leaders to hear about their priorities, concerns and ideas on how the public and private sectors can work together to strengthen the economy and create American jobs.
As part of an expanded commitment to serve customer demand, Hunting Trenchless has partnered with The Charles Machine Works Inc. to supply Hunting one-piece forged drill pipe to the Ditch Witch organization. This pipe will be marketed as the Power Pipe Forged line of drill pipe and will be available through Ditch Witch dealerships.