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HNTB Expands its Connecticut Office to Support Firm’s Growth in the State

ROCKY HILL, CT — HNTB, an infrastructure solutions firm, has expanded its Connecticut office to support its growth. The firm expanded its presence to accommodate the 50 percent growth in the number of transportation professionals in the past year. The expansion is in response to the increased demand for …

WSP Acquires AKF, Expanding its Property and Buildings Practice Across the US Northeast

NEW YORK, NY — WSP Global Inc. (WSP) announces the acquisition of AKF Group LLC (AKF). Headquartered in New York City, AKF is a specialized mechanical, electrical, and plumbing firm that designs complex health care, science and technology, and mission-critical facilities.

AKF's 365 professionals operate throughout the eastern U.S., with …

Sweeney Excavation Expands Construction Capabilities by Joining Forces with Gargiulo Construction

HAMDEN, CT — Sweeney Excavation, an excavation, sitework, and concrete foundation construction company, announces its acquisition of Gargiulo Construction, a concrete foundation contracting company with over 35 years of experience. This strategic move will double Sweeney’s current capabilities in its foundation construction division and aims to enhance Sweeney's …

HDR Acquires City Point Partners

BOSTON, MA — HDR is deepening its construction services and related expertise by acquiring Boston-based City Point Partners. Going forward, the firm will do business as HDR | City Point Partners.

The two firms have worked together on projects for several years. Most notably, they have collaborated on many …

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Dynapac Welcomes Monroe Tractor, Dealer Partner in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island

BOSTON, MA — Dynapac North America announces the addition of their newest dealer partner, Monroe Tractor. With immediate effect, Monroe Tractor will provide sales, rental, parts, and service for soil rollers, small tandem rollers, and light compaction equipment in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island from their three branches in …

Your local Doosan Infracore Construction Equip dealer
Equipment East
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Boston Freightliner / New England Road Equipment Joins Hyundai North American Dealer Network

BOSTON, MA — HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces the addition to its North America dealer network of Boston Freightliner / New England Road Equipment.

The dealership will represent the full line of Hyundai construction equipment products throughout most of the Boston metropolitan area, including all of Suffolk …

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SAKAI America Expands New England Dealer Network with Barry Equipment

BOSTON, MA — SAKAI America, Inc. announces a new partnership with Barry Equipment as the authorized asphalt roller and soil compactor dealer for Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Rhode Island. Through Barry, access to SAKAI compaction equipment sales and service has increased dramatically for New England area contractors …

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U.S. economic outlook: Recession on the horizon

Our baseline forecast for the American economy next year calls for a mild recession by the second half of the year as the impact of higher interest rates sets in.
For some time, our forecast has included a 65% probability of recession over the next 12 months. Next year, we …

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Trimble Changes Headquarters to Westminster, Colorado

WESTMINSTER, Colo. —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced that the company has changed its headquarters from Sunnyvale, California to Westminster, Colorado.

Westminster is Trimble’s largest employment center in the U.S. and serves as a central business hub for several of Trimble’s core market segments including agriculture, construction and geospatial. In addition, …

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Taxes and the Inflation Reduction Act: What Middle Market Businesses Should Know

Tax increases and IRS funding commitments in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 are intended to affect larger corporations and high-income individuals. However, middle market businesses and their owners who understand how they might be affected can position themselves to take advantage of new credits and incentives, avoid unpleasant income …

Esco Corporation
Your local Esco Corporation dealer
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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates 13th Annual Safety Week

BOSTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, recently hosted its 13th annual Safety Week, focusing on physical and mental health, safety, and well-being. The week consisted of 602 events and training sessions held across 112 locations, including Shawmut’s jobsites and 11 offices around …

Stantec Plans New Unified Office in Downtown Boston

BOSTON, MA — Stantec announces that it will merge its two Boston locations into one unified space in downtown Boston. The move, anticipated for summer 2022, will unite nearly 250 employees — including architects, interior designers, engineers, urban planners, landscape architects, project managers, and graphic designers — in a modern …

Hill International Selected to Provide Owner’s Project Management Services for Hadley Elementary School

SWAMPSCOTT, MA — Hill International announces it was selected by the Town of Swampscott, Massachusetts, to provide owner’s project management (OPM) services for the Hadley Elementary School project. Once complete, this new school will house 900 students from Kindergarten through fourth grade, and includes a media center, cafetorium, and administrative …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates 40th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, CA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2022.

Founded in 1982 as a small carpentry contractor with a handful of employees, Shawmut built its reputation on a willingness to take on the most complex and challenging projects. …

Safer Practices for Working Around Concrete

Many of the most famous structures of ancient times were constructed from a material we often think of us as modern. The workers who built them needed a material that could be shaped into blocks and other forms more easily than carving from stone. Finally, someone concocted a mixture of …

Your local Bobcat dealer
Bobcat of Boston
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K-Tec, Ashland Earthmoving Equipment Manufacturers Acquired by Kinperium Industries

ASHLAND, WI — Kinperium Industries (Kinperium) announces it has acquired K.A. Group, consisting of K-Tec Earthmovers (K-Tec) and Ashland Industries (Ashland). Kinperium partnered with the owners and management of K-Tec and Ashland to acquire a majority stake of the company. K-Tec & Ashland are manufacturers of pull-pan earthmoving scrapers …

Proven Ways to Increase Worker Awareness of Safety Issues

Companies develop safety programs for reasons that may seem obvious: they want to prevent injuries of all kinds, so workers don’t suffer the physical effects and both workers and companies don’t endure negative financial or operational impacts. In addition, safety programs can also minimize the potential for damage to facilities …

KCI Acquires Geomatics Practice of Weston & Sampson

SPARKS, MD — KCI Technologies Inc., a multi-disciplined engineering firm with offices throughout the United States, announces the acquisition of the Geomatics practice of Weston & Sampson, a consulting firm with offices along the East Coast. The addition of the Geomatics team to KCI will further the firm’s …

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Automated, Connected, and Intelligent

The future is looking bright for the construction industry, with project pipelines full and the promise of infrastructure spending infusing the industry with confidence and optimism. But as we face another year of supply chain issues and crippling workforce shortages, it’s possible that our industry’s biggest challenge could be too …