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Columbia Names Blake and Parady as Vice President | General Superintendent

NORTH READING, MA — Columbia, a North Reading, Massachusetts-based construction management firm, appoints Josh Blake and Russ Parady to the newly-established Vice President | General Superintendent position. Blake and Parady are each long-time members of Columbia’s Field Operations team.

“The promotions of Josh and Russ are a strong demonstration …

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Gilbane, Inc. Announces Leadership Succession Plan with Broderick Named CEO

PROVIDENCE, RI — Gilbane, Inc., the parent organization to Gilbane Building Company and Gilbane Development Company, announces that the board of directors has appointed Edward T. Broderick — a fifth-generation member of the Gilbane family and a 42-year company veteran with expertise in building, development, and industry innovation …

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VHB Appoints Burkholder as National Structures Service Leader

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB promotes Andrew Burkholder to the role of National Structures Service Leader. As a new leader of this team, Burkholder will integrate and advance the structures service line across VHB’s footprint, actively engaging regional and local teams while continuing to enhance the company’s talent base.

Burkholder joined …

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Equipment Sales Representative, Nekludoff, Transfers to Monroe Tractor's Westborough Store

WESTBOROUGH, MA — Monroe Tractor announces that James Nekludoff, Equipment Sales Representative, has transferred to Westborough from the company's store in South Windsor, Connecticut, where he also worked as an Equipment Sales Representative.

With 20 years of experience in construction equipment, Nekludoff brings a wealth of industry knowledge to …

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Reflecting on a Century: AGC MA CEO Ferrante Discusses Milestones, Membership, and the Road Ahead

The Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts Inc. (AGC MA) has been representing commercial builders for a full century, serving as a convener and consensus builder for industry stakeholders from across the Commonwealth.

AGC MA is the only construction trade group that has membership from every area of the industry: general …

Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Beauregard Equipment
Monroe Tractor
VHB Promotes Sardilli to Director of Transit & Rail in Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT — VHB announces that Tony Sardilli, PE, has been promoted to Director of Transit & Rail, Connecticut. Sardilli's promotion is part of an ongoing strategy to advance VHB’s Connecticut prominence in the New England region by pursuing and delivering complex Transit & Rail projects. In his new …

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Suffolk Hires Gasparini as Executive Vice President of National Operations

BOSTON, MA — Suffolk announces the addition of Peter Gasparini to its national executive leadership team. Gasparini joins Suffolk as Executive Vice President, National Operations. The strategic hire enhances the executive team with additional expertise and will help ensure that operational excellence and functional expertise are in alignment across all …

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WSP Announces the Appointment of Sczurko to President

PORTLAND, ME — WSP Global Inc. (WSP) announces the nomination of Joseph Sczurko as President, USA. Sczurko is based in Portland, Maine.

“We are delighted to appoint Joe to the role of President in the United States and welcome him to our Global Leadership Team," said Alexandre L’Heureux, President …

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Gouveia to Lead HDR’s US Northeast Transit Practice

BOSTON, MA — HDR’s Tony Gouveia, PE, has been promoted to serve in a dual role as the firm’s Northeast Transit Leader in addition to continuing to serve as New England Transportation Manager.

“Tony’s proven leadership will benefit both roles and the overall management of transit and transportation …

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Monroe Tractor Hires Donis as Parts Manager for the Connecticut Location

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Monroe Tractor announces Susan Donis as Parts Manager for the South Windsor, Connecticut, location.

Donis brings several years of experience managing the parts department at a local manufacturing company, where she handled hundreds of dealers internationally, nationwide, and directly to the consumer.

“Susan comes to us …

Bobcat
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Bobcat of Boston
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Equipment Depot Appoints Schwarz as Regional Vice President of Northeast Region

BOSTON, MA — Equipment Depot, an independently operated material handling and equipment rental source, announces the appointment of Ed Schwarz to Regional Vice President (RVP) of the Northeast Region. Schwarz was hired to lead the Northeast Region as the company continues to focus on its 2025 Vision to reach …

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Shawmut Doubles Down on Growth with Addition of Strategic Development Leaders in New England

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces the hire of two Business Development Directors to its New England region. Michael Christopher, a former leader at the Boston Planning & Development Agency, and Caren Jenkins, a longtime client strategist in the …

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VHB Welcomes Faust as Strategic Advisor within Transportation Business

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB welcomes Daniel Faust, PE, as a Strategic Advisor within its Transportation Business. Faust brings more than three decades of public and private sector experience in the engineering and architecture industry, most recently serving as AECOM’s Regional Chief Executive in the Eastern U.S.

“Dan’s results-oriented …

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Monroe Tractor Welcomes Caron as Equipment Sales Representative in Westborough, Massachusetts

WESTBOROUGH, MA — Monroe Tractor announces Keri Caron as the Equipment Sales Representative of its Westborough, Massachusetts, location.

Caron brings a wealth of knowledge with her experience in real estate, trade contracting, and her philanthropic work. She will be responsible for selling and supporting Monroe's full line of CASE construction …

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ABC Names Asselin the 2024 Craft Instructor of the Year

WOBURN, MA — Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announces that Woburn, Massachusetts-based Paul Asselin, Gould Construction Institute Instructor, ABC Massachusetts chapter, is the 2024 Craft Instructor of the Year. Asselin was honored at ABC Convention 2024 in Orlando, Florida.

ABC presents the annual Craft Instructor of the Year Award …

Develon
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Equipment East
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Belfonti Appoints Levy as Director of Construction

HAMDEN, CT — Belfonti Companies announces that Harrison Levy has been appointed as the company's new Director of Construction. Levy will be responsible for the new development component of the company's portfolio, providing construction management oversight in all phases (including budgeting, competitive bidding, negotiating contracts, developing project schedules, etc).

One …

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Lyons Joins Suffolk's Newly Opened Portland, Maine, Office as Vice President and Project Executive

PORTLAND, ME — Suffolk announces Justin Lyons will join the company’s newly opened Portland office as Vice President and Project Executive. Lyons will leverage his local relationships and 20 years of industry expertise to drive strategic growth for Suffolk in northern New England.

“Suffolk is thrilled to add Justin to …

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Gilbane Promotes Busam and Cushman to Business Leaders in Rhode Island and Connecticut

PROVIDENCE, RI — Gilbane Building Company announces that Michael Busam has been named Business Leader of its Rhode Island office. In this new role, Busam will oversee a team of more than 60 construction professionals and work to expand Gilbane’s portfolio of projects within key markets throughout the state.

A …

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Gilbane Promotes O'Brien to New England Division Leader, MacEachern Returns to Lead Massachusetts Office

BOSTON, MA — Gilbane Building Company announces that Michael O'Brien has been named Senior Vice President and New England Division Leader overseeing Gilbane's Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Northern New England offices. A 30-year construction industry veteran, O'Brien most recently served as Senior Vice President overseeing the company's Massachusetts and …

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HNTB Names Bua Northeast Division President

BOSTON, MA — HNTB Corporation, an infrastructure solutions firm, names Gary Bua, PE President of the firm’s Northeast Division. With more than 30 years of experience, Bua will oversee industry-leading projects and offices in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Bua has …

Case  - CE
Your local Case Construction Equipment Inc dealer
Beauregard Equipment
Monroe Tractor
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Suffolk Announces Launch of Sustainability Group

BOSTON, MA — Suffolk, one of the largest construction enterprises in the country, announces the establishment of its Suffolk Sustainability Group and hiring of sustainability thought leaders to meet its goal to lead the nation in sustainable planning throughout the entire building lifecycle. Steven Burke will serve as Senior …

Connecticut DOT Commissioner Eucalitto Named Vice President of AASHTO

HARTFORD, CT — The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) board of directors selected Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto as its 2023-2024 Vice President. The board also selected Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson as its 2023-2024 President.

“One of my top priorities is …

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Massachusetts Governor Appoints Tibbits-Nutt as Secretary of Transportation

BOSTON, MA — Governor Maura T. Healey announces that she is appointing Monica Tibbits-Nutt, AICP, LEED AP BD+C as Secretary of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Tibbits-Nutt has been serving as Acting Secretary since mid-September and was previously Undersecretary for Transportation.

“Monica Tibbits-Nutt is a proven leader who has …

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Brake Named HNTB Design Build President

CHELMSFORD, MA — Phil Brake, PE, has been promoted to HNTB Corporation’s Design Build President. Based in the firm’s Chelmsford, Massachusetts, office, Brake directs HNTB’s firmwide efforts in the design-build and alternative delivery markets. Brake succeeds Keith Hinkebein, who earlier this year announced his intention to retire …

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Monroe Tractor Hires Peebles as Parts Manager for Connecticut Location

HARTFORD, CT — Monroe Tractor announces Noah Peebles as Parts Manager for the Connecticut location. Peebles will be responsible for managing the parts operations with oversight of the parts counter technicians. Peebles brings a wealth of knowledge managing an automotive business, years of mechanical experience, and a passion for everything …

Esco Corporation
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Genalco
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Conley Recognized with 2023 VTrans Highway Safety Award

MONTPELIER, VT — Jenn Conley, PE, PTOE, VHB’s Vermont Director of Transportation Systems, took home a 2023 Highway Safety Award presented by the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance (VHSA). VHSA, the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans), and the State Highway Safety Office saluted Conley and other highway safety professionals …

RS&H's Tiedeman to Lead Infrastructure Business Unit's East Region

BALTIMORE, MD — RS&H announces that Janie Tiedeman, PE, has been appointed as the new East Region Leader for Infrastructure. With more than three decades of experience, she has spent the last 2.5 years as Maryland State Leader for RS&H, where she has been responsible for growing the firm’s …

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PROCON Names Stebbins Chief Executive Officer

HOOKSETT, NH — PROCON, a design-build firm, announces the appointment of John Stebbins as PROCON's Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In his new position, Stebbins will be at the helm of PROCON's fully integrated design-build team, bringing with him a wealth of experience and a vision to drive innovation and …

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WSP’s McNamara Assumes Northeast District Leader Position

NEW YORK, NY — WSP announces that Ian McNamara, who most recently spearheaded East region strategy and development across all sectors, was promoted to Northeast District Leader.

McNamara is a Senior Vice President who joined WSP as Director of Strategic Initiatives in 2020 and most recently served as the …

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SAKAI Welcomes Hopkins as New Regional Sales Manager for Northeast Dealer Network

ADAIRSVILLE, GA — SAKAI America, Inc. announces recent changes to the Sales and Marketing team. TJ Hopkins joins the organization as the Regional Sales Manager for the northeast U.S. and Canada from Ontario eastward. He will be based out of this territory, which covers the U.S. states of New York, …

Wirtgen America Inc
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United Construction & Forestry
WI Clark
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Gagnier to Lead Health, Safety, Environment and Quality at WSP in the U.S.

MADISON, WI — Jennifer Gagnier joins WSP, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy, as Senior Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality (HSEQ) for the U.S.

In her new executive leadership role, Gagnier is accountable for the strategic direction, development, and management of all HSEQ frameworks, metrics, …

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Bryant to Lead VHB’s Maine Offices as Managing Director

AUGUSTA, ME — VHB announces that Tim Bryant, PE, has been named Managing Director of Maine. A VHB Principal who has been with the company for more than three decades, Bryant brings knowledge and experience to the team to position the region for continued growth and advance VHB’s visibility …

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Skurka Promoted to Operations Manager in Massachusetts for Gilbane Building Company

BOSTON, MA — As part of its New England growth strategy and vision, Gilbane Building Company announces that Craig Skurka has been promoted to Operations Manager in Massachusetts.

Beginning his career with Gilbane as an intern in 2005, Skurka joined the firm full time in 2006 in the accounting department, …

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Pabis Assumes Command of USACE New England District During Ceremony at Faneuil Hall

BOSTON, MA — Col. Justin Pabis recently assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District from Col. John Atilano II during a change of command ceremony at Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston.

Pabis has served in a variety of military assignments during a career that has …

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Scarpone Joins Schimenti as Director, Business Development to Support Strategic Growth Plan over the Next Five Years

NEW YORK, NY — With over 35 years of experience, Jim Scarpone has developed long-term collaborative partnerships across the construction industry in the retail, commercial, and hospitality sectors. Playing an integral role in supporting Schimenti's future growth plans, Scarpone will focus on fostering client relationships and new strategic business …

SITECH
Your local Trimble Construction Division dealer
SITECH Northeast
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Columbia Appointments Blair Chief Financial Officer

READING, MA — Columbia announces the appointment of Gregg Blair as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Blair, who previously served as Director of Financial Operations, will be the first person to hold the CFO title since Columbia’s founding 98 years ago. Blair was hired at Columbia in 2022.

“Over the past …

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Hyundai Launches Dedicated Compact Equipment Sales and Support Team in North America

AUGUSTA, ME — Following the introduction of skid steer and compact track loaders, along with updates across its compact excavator lineup earlier this year at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, HD Hyundai Construction Equipment North America announces the formation of a new team dedicated to Hyundai compact equipment sales and support.

Hyundai has hired …

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Changes Announced to Skanska USA Building’s Senior Executive Teams

NEW YORK, NY — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces leadership shifts within its USA Building senior executive team. Kerim Evin and Anita Nelson will apply their extensive industry expertise to new Regional Executive Officer (REO) leadership roles. Skanska also announces Bryant Farland has stepped down from …

Reilly Joins HNTB as National Tunnel Practice Consultant

BOSTON, MA — HNTB announces that John Reilly, PE, has joined as National Tunnel Practice Consultant. In this role, Reilly will serve as a technical resource to clients and on various projects. He is based in HNTB’s Boston, Massachusetts, office.

Reilly brings four decades of leadership experience and technical …

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Fenstermacher Named Managing Director of VHB New Hampshire

BEDFORD, NH — VHB announces that Dave Fenstermacher, PE, will lead the Bedford, New Hampshire, office as Managing Director. In this role, Fenstermacher will oversee strategic growth and will continue to develop and sustain relationships with client partners across all markets.

Throughout his 26-year career at VHB, Fenstermacher has …

Develon
Your local Doosan Infracore Construction Equip dealer
Equipment East
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PROCON Promotes Yeatman and Grant to Corporate Leadership Team

HOOKSETT, NH — PROCON LLC names Michael Yeatman and James Grant as new members of the company’s leadership team, joining Managing Directors John Stebbins and Jennifer Stebbins Thomas and Co-Presidents James Loft, AIA, and Lance Bennett and the rest of the corporate team. Yeatman and Grant have a combined …

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Gilbane Building Company Names 18-Year Company Veteran Jelen as Next Chief Executive Officer

PROVIDENCE, RI — Gilbane Building Company, the global, family-owned construction management firm, names Adam R. Jelen as the firm’s next Chief Executive Officer, following a multi-year succession process. On January 1, 2024, Jelen will succeed Thomas M. Laird Jr., who will become Chairman of Gilbane Building Company.

Thomas …

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Lauring Construction Celebrates 75th Anniversary, Names New Owners

WORCESTER, MA — Celebrating its 75th anniversary, Lauring Construction, a third-generation general contracting and construction management firm, announces it has named three new owners of the company. Actively involved with the day-to-day operations of the company since 2010, the third generation — Dan, Mike, and Chris Lauring — will …

McGarrah Appointed New General Counsel for Massachusetts DOT and MBTA

BOSTON, MA — Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Gina Fiandaca announces the appointment of Douglas M. McGarrah to the position of General Counsel for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). As General Counsel, McGarrah will be responsible for overseeing litigation, real estate, procurement, …

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Windover Construction Appoints Raafat to Chief Innovation Officer

BEVERLY, MA — Windover Construction, a construction management firm, promotes Amr Raafat to Chief Innovation Officer (CIO). For over 20 years, Raafat has been optimizing technology and providing solutions for the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry and beyond.

Raafat joined Windover in 2017 as Director of Virtual Design …

Wirtgen America Inc
Your local Wirtgen America dealer
United Construction & Forestry
WI Clark
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Massachusetts Governor Appoints Lavin as Massachusetts DOT Chief Safety Officer

BOSTON, MA — Governor Maura Healey and Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Gina Fiandaca announce the appointment of Patrick J. Lavin to the position of Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Chief Safety Officer. Lavin has 40 years of experience in transportation safety and operations.

The MassDOT Chief Safety Officer is …

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Bousa to Lead VHB’s Connecticut Office as Managing Director

WETHERSFIELD, CT — As VHB continues to focus on growing its prominence throughout the state of Connecticut, Robin Bousa has been named Managing Director of the Wethersfield office. In this role, Bousa will lead the development and implementation of the office’s growth strategy, overseeing complex projects, and managing the growing …

AECOM Appoints McMahan as Campus Planning Leader within its Buildings + Places Business in the U.S. East Region

BOSTON, MA — AECOM announces the appointment of Christopher "Kip" McMahan, AIA, AUA, NCARB, LEED AP, as Campus Planning Leader within the firm’s higher education group within its Buildings + Places (B+P) business in the U.S. East region. In this position, McMahan will bring his experience as both a …

Connecticut Transportation Commissioner Announces Deputy Commissioner Appointments

NEWINGTON, CT — Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto announces the appointment of two Deputy Commissioners that will complete the agency’s senior leadership team, many of whom have started recently. Karen Kitsis and Laoise King are joining the agency.

Kitsis currently serves as the Deputy Executive Director for …

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Maine Drilling & Blasting's Riley Elected President of New Hampshire Good Roads Association

CONCORD, NH — Jason Riley, Northeast Division Manager for Maine Drilling & Blasting, Auburn, New Hampshire, has been elected President of the New Hampshire Good Roads Association. He was elected at the New Hampshire Good Roads Association’s Annual Meeting at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, New …

Bobcat
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Bobcat of Boston
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VHB Welcomes McInerney as Director of Transportation Systems

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB welcomes back Carrie McInerney, PE, to its Watertown office as Director of Transportation Systems. McInerney will provide leadership and insight into data-enabled solutions for increasing safety and efficiency in transportation systems. In this role, she will oversee the integration of VHB’s Transportation Technology and Traffic …

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NEI General Contracting Promotes Somers to Project Executive

BOSTON, MA — NEI General Contracting, a general contracting firm, announces that Marisa Somers has been promoted to Project Executive (PX). Somers will leverage her 18 years of experience to organize and execute projects and trades to achieve maximum construction and cost efficiency. She will be involved with the …

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HNTB Welcomes Tetreault as Senior Transportation Manager

CONCORD, NH — Richard Tetreault, PE, joins HNTB as Senior Transportation Manager. Based out of the firm’s Concord office, Tetreault will support Northern New England and Northeast Division clients in strategically planning and delivering their most significant programs.

“Richard is a highly driven, proven leader who is recognized and …

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Gilbane, Inc. Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Gilbane, Jr. to Receive National Academy of Construction’s Highest Honor

PROVIDENCE, RI — The National Academy of Construction (NAC) has selected Thomas F. Gilbane, Jr., as the 2023 recipient of NAC’s Ted C. Kennedy Award, the Academy’s highest honor. He will receive the award and the accompanying medal at the NAC Annual Meeting on October 12 in Boston, Massachusetts. …

Fickett Joins HDR as Boston Managing Principal

BOSTON, MA — Matthew Fickett, AIA, CPHC, LEED, joins HDR as Managing Principal in the Boston architecture studio. In this position, Fickett will lead the operation and growth of the Boston architecture studio by developing relationships with existing and target clients to pursue new work in Boston and beyond …

Volvo CE
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Tyler Equipment
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Wyrsch Joins HGA as Healthcare Practice Group Leader in Boston

BOSTON, MA — HGA welcomes Kevin Wyrsch, AIA, NCARB, as Principal and Healthcare Practice Group Leader in the Boston office. Wyrsch will work with firm-wide leadership, design teams, and business development to provide strategic direction for the group and work collaboratively with local partners to bring innovative solutions to …

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PROCON Promotes Cochran, Lizotte, and Pelton to Corporate Leadership Team

HOOKSETT, NH — PROCON LLC names Kimberly Cochran, Christopher Lizotte, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, and Tracey Pelton as new members of the company’s leadership team, joining Managing Directors John Stebbins and Jennifer Stebbins Thomas and Co-Presidents James Loft, AIA, and Lance Bennett and the rest of the …

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Many Paths, One Mission

WIC Week, or Women in Construction Week, celebrates and promotes the role of women in the construction industry. Officially, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) held the first WIC Week in 1998 and it has grown and expanded each year since. Many NAWIC local chapters hold WIC Week …

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Windover Construction Promotes Robitaille to Project Executive

BEVERLY, MA — Windover Construction, a construction management firm, promotes Jennifer Robitaille to Project Executive. Robitaille joined Windover in 2013 and as a Senior Project Manager has led many of the firm's largest and most complex projects, primarily in the academic sector.

With over 20 years in the industry, …

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DeGiorgi Joins HNTB as Program Manager for Bus and Rail Transit

BOSTON, MA — Amanda DeGiorgi joins HNTB as a Program Manager in the firm’s Boston office where she brings more than seven years of experience in the transit industry, primarily working with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

DeGiorgi will serve as HNTB’s Deputy Program Manager for the MBTA’s Mattapan High-Speed …

Volvo CE
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Tyler Equipment
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Shawmut Design and Construction Welcomes Woodson as Director of Diversity and Compliance

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces Brooke Woodson as Director of Diversity and Compliance for its New England Region, reinforcing the firm’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through its strategic supplier diversity practices.

In this new role, Woodson will partner …

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Brown and Caldwell Promote Muir to Lead its Growing Eastern Region

HARTFORD, CT — Environmental engineering and construction services firm Brown and Caldwell announces Senior Vice President Eric Muir has been promoted to Leader of its growing Eastern business.

The largest of the company’s regions with over 40 offices east of the Mississippi River, the Eastern business consists of clients in …

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Monroe Tractor Names Bennett Director of Service for New York and New England Locations

HENRIETTA, NY — Monroe Tractor announces Mike Bennett as Service Director. Bennett will be responsible for managing and communicating expectations in all areas of Monroe Tractor’s construction equipment (CE) service departments in New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

Bennett brings many years of industry experience and knowledge of construction equipment. Previously, …

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DEW Construction Announces Several Promotions and a New Hire

WILLISTON, VT — Sara Bosworth, Karl Bahrenburg, and Jim Kimball have been promoted to Senior Project Manager, while Michael Deshais has been promoted to Assistant Superintendent at DEW Construction.

In their new roles, Bosworth, Bahrenburg, and Kimball will oversee the planning and implementation of DEW's more complex …

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AIA President Grandstaff-Rice Joins Perkins&Will

BOSTON, MA — The President of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the largest professional organization of architects in the U.S., has joined Perkins&Will. Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, will use her national platform to advance equity, decarbonization, research, and evidence-based design across the industry. She said she was drawn …

SITECH
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SITECH Northeast
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Connecticut Governor Announces Plans to Appoint Eucalitto as Commissioner of the Department of Transportation

HARTFORD, CT — Governor Ned Lamont announces that he is planning to appoint Garrett Eucalitto as commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) when he begins his second term in office in early 2023. Eucalitto will succeed Joseph Giulietti, who intends to leave state service at the conclusion …

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Strunkin Joins VHB as Massachusetts State & Local Government Market Leader

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB welcomes Jessica Strunkin as Massachusetts State & Local Government Market Leader. In this role, Strunkin will work to expand VHB’s services and strengthen client relationships. Her economic development experience includes public sector, private sector, and nonprofit. Strunkin advocates for infrastructure investments with local, regional, and state-wide …

Cass Confirmed as New Hampshire DOT Commissioner

CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces that New Hampshire Governor Christopher T. Sununu and the Executive Council has approved the nomination of William J. Cass to be the next NHDOT Commissioner. Cass will complete the term of former Commissioner Victoria Sheehan, who has accepted …

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Suffolk Promotes O'Neil to Chief Marketing Officer, Lewis to Chief People Officer

BOSTON, MA — As part of its branding and growth strategy, Suffolk announces it has strengthened its executive leadership team by promoting Katy O’Neil to Chief Marketing Officer and Jackie Lewis to Chief People Officer. These strategic promotions will help expand Suffolk’s national brand presence, strengthen its commitment to the …

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Chapman Construction Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2030, Promotes Hyde to Senior Sustainability Manager

BOSTON, MA — Chapman Construction/Design, a construction management firm specializing in high-performance building, announces it has launched a new sustainability initiative, committing to achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030 and promoting John Hyde to Senior Sustainability Manager. Chapman is the first construction manager to commit to Carbon Neutrality in New …

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Bobcat of Boston
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Kinchen Named National Construction Director for Water Projects at Burns & McDonnell

KANSAS CITY, MO — Dave Kinchen has been named National Director of Construction for Burns & McDonnell water projects. He will have overall responsibility for strategic positioning and growth of water construction projects throughout all 50 U.S. states.

Kinchen has nearly 35 years of experience working for self-perform national and …

O&G Industries Inc.’s Rizy Named Supervisor of the Year by AGCCT

TORRINGTON, CT — O&G Industries, Inc., a privately owned construction company, announces that Chris Rizy has received the Associated General Contractors of Connecticut’s (AGCCT) Industry Recognition Award for Supervisor of the Year. Rizy, Superintendent for O&G’s building group, was nominated for demonstrating exceptional leadership on some of the …

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Wiedefeld Joins HDR as Northeast Region Transportation Director

BALTIMORE, MD — Paul Wiedefeld joins HDR as Director of the firm’s transportation practice in the Northeast U.S. Wiedefeld brings four decades of transportation industry experience with half of those years as the CEO of major aviation and transit agencies. As HDR’s Northeast Transportation Director, he will provide leadership across …

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PROCON Announces Anderson as Executive Vice President

HOOKSETT, NH — Erik Anderson has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Architecture and Engineering at PROCON, a design-build firm in New Hampshire. Anderson is a licensed and LEED-accredited architect and leader with over 32 years of experience. He has worked on various building types, including senior living, …

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Curry Supply Welcomes Gray as Director of Marketing, Herron as Marketing Coordinator

ALTOONA, PA — Curry Supply Co. announces two new additions to the Curry team. The company welcomes Rob Gray as the new Director of Marketing, and Sara Herron as the Marketing Coordinator.

Rob Gray
In the Director of Marketing role, Gray will provide leadership in effective and focused marketing strategies. …
Volvo CE
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Tyler Equipment
Boston Mayor Selects Sasaki Landscape Architect Fernandez Bibeau as Deputy Chief of Urban Design

BOSTON, MA — Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) announce the appointment of Diana Fernandez Bibeau as the new Deputy Chief of Urban Design to craft and execute a human-scale and inclusive vision for the design of the built environment across Boston.

Fernandez Bibeau was …

HNTB Hires Brennan as National Transit and Rail Practice Consultant

BOSTON, MA — Andrew Brennan joins HNTB Corporation as National Transit and Rail Practice Consultant and Vice President, focusing on advancing the growth of HNTB’s profile in the transit industry while providing strategic advice to the firm’s transit team and clients. He is based in Boston and serves as an …

Burns & McDonnell Names New Principals Leadership Class Amid Record-Breaking Growth

HARTFORD, CT — Burns & McDonnell promotes 35 employee-owners across the U.S. to the Principal Group after their contribution to a record year of sales and growth in 2021 for the 100 percent employee-owned engineering, construction, and architecture firm.

Last year, Burns & McDonnell supported 17,000 projects, grew by nearly …

Connecticut DOT Commissioner Giulietti Receives the Distinguished Service Award from APTA

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announces that Commissioner Joseph Giulietti received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for his 50-plus years of service in the transportation industry. Giulietti received the Distinguished Service Award for his vision, leadership, and commitment to …

Burns & McDonnell Announces Patel to Strengthen, Grow Commissioning Services Throughout the Northeast

BOSTON, MA — Strengthening its commissioning offerings to help clients meet key facility performance objectives, Burns & McDonnell hires Krunal Patel to lead the company’s Northeast commissioning team. Patel will be based out of the firm’s Boston office and will serve all industries in the region.

“Krunal has more than …

Case  - CE
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Beauregard Equipment
Monroe Tractor
PALFINGER Announces Daneluz as New Vice President Sales & Service NAM Region

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA — Ismael Daneluz joins PALFINGER’s North American Region in the executive capacity of Vice President of Sales and Service. Daneluz will be responsible for developing strategic sales plans, based on the company’s goals, that will promote sales growth and customer satisfaction for the organization as well …

SLAM Names Finucane as East Coast Chairman

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) announces that Terri Finucane, IIDA, Principal, has been named Chairman of the Board and is located at the headquarters in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Both outgoing President Robert Pulito, AIA, and Chairman Richard Connell, FAIA, will remain on the board and active …

HNTB Names Scerbo as Northeast Division Sales Officer

NEW YORK, NY — HNTB Corporation names Tom Scerbo, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, as Northeast Division Sales Officer and Senior Vice President. In this role, he will oversee client infrastructure needs throughout the firm’s eight-state Northeast Division. Scerbo will be based in HNTB’s New York office in the Empire …

BOMAG Americas Remembers Industry Leader, Long-Time Team Member Bert DeJong After his Passing

RIDGEWAY, SC — It is with deep sadness that BOMAG Americas announces the passing of Bert DeJong, a company leader and industry veteran for more than 30 years. DeJong is well remembered for being smart, honest, and fair and an industry pioneer, who helped drive success for both rental …

VHB Welcomes Symonds as Senior Structural Engineer

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT — VHB announces that Wayne Symonds, PE, has joined its South Burlington office as Senior Structural Engineer. Recently retired from a career with the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans), Symonds brings nearly 30 years of experience in serving the traveling public to his new role.

“VHB …

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Monroe Tractor Adds Falcone to Connecticut’s South Windsor Product Support team

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Monroe Tractor announces Jason Falcone as Product Support Representative to cover Connecticut’s Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, and New London counties.

Falcone's career began as a Fabricator/Welder then as a Service Technician, where he worked his way to Lead Technician for a local construction company. Understanding and …

Vacuworx Appoints Tipton Executive Vice President, COO

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces that Robert Tipton has joined the company as Executive Vice President and has been appointed as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Tipton joins the team with decades of knowledge in production and supply chain management, including executive leadership credentials and more than 20 years of …

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Drake Appointed Chair of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Landscape Architects

BOSTON, MA — CDM Smith announces that Senior Landscape Architect Kimberly Drake, RLA was appointed Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Landscape Architects. She was originally appointed to the board by Governor Deval Patrick in 2013 after serving on the national Council of Landscape Architectural Licensing Boards for …

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Suffolk Hires Stroud as National Chief Operating Officer

BOSTON, MA — Suffolk announces the hiring of Tim Stroud as National Chief Operating Officer. The appointment of Stroud will bolster the Suffolk leadership team while integrating and standardizing construction management operations throughout the organization. Stroud will serve as a resource for regional leadership teams and will closely coordinate opportunity …

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Michael C. Liptak, Co-Founder of ALL, Dies at 91

CLEVELAND, OH — The principal architect of the heavy lift equipment rental category and driving force behind The ALL Family of Companies has passed away. Michael C. Liptak was 91. Together with his wife, Marvine, and brothers Lawrence and Jake, Michael founded ALL Erection & Crane Rental in Cleveland, Ohio, …

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Monroe Tractor Hires Wigglesworth as Product Support Representative for Connecticut Location

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Monroe Tractor announces that Mark Wigglesworth has been hired as Product Support Representative for its location in South Windsor, Connecticut.

Wigglesworth brings many years of seasoned experience in the construction industry. After representing a large parts supplier for the heavy-duty and industrial markets, he effectively managed …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

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Patch Named VHB National Geomatics Service Leader

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB announces that Tim Patch, PLS, has been promoted to National Geomatics Service Leader. In this new role, Patch will partner with leaders across the company to support VHB’s growth in Geomatics and will help public and private clients leverage new technology to implement smart, future-ready …

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Kamal Joins HDR as Director of Education for Architecture

BOSTON, MA — Leila Kamal, AIA, LEED AP, joins HDR as Director of Education for the architecture practice. In this role she will lead the education practice, assuring that HDR’s brand is elevated and maintained through university, college, and K-12 projects. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Kamal will collaborate with …

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Monroe Tractor Hires Bisesto as Branch Manager for Connecticut Location

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Monroe Tractor announces Richard Bisesto as Branch Manager for its location in South Windsor, Connecticut. Bisesto brings over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and leadership roles, with the most recent 13 years spent in the construction equipment and rental industries.

“I look forward to …

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VHB Announces Venzon as New Environmental Leader to Elevate Sustainability on Aviation Projects

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB announces the addition of a new environmental team member who will elevate sustainability across markets for a broad range of clients. Casey Venzon, LEED AP BD+C, joins the Watertown, Massachusetts, office as Senior Environmental Planner. He will lead business development, client care, staff mentorship, and …

APWA Board Selects Pugh as New President-Elect

KANSAS CITY, MO — With just a handful of months to go before a new president heads the American Public Works Association (APWA), the association board has selected a new President-Elect, long-time active member Keith Pugh, PE, PWLF. Previous President-Elect Dan Hartman had to step down from his role, …

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Dewberry Announces Promotion of Schmalz to Associate

BOSTON, MA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces the promotion of more than 70 employees nationwide, including Damian Schmalz, PE, who has been promoted to Associate in the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts, office.

Schmalz has been with Dewberry since 2010 and has 11 years of experience. …

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Fuss & O’Neill Welcomes Morrison as Business Line Manager for Climate Adaptation

MANCHESTER, CT — Sara Morrison, MLA, WEDG joins civil and environmental engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill as a Business Line Manager for Climate Adaptation within the Water and Natural Resources Business Line. In her new position, Morrison's work will focus on the conception and planning of climate adaptation projects, specifically …

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Fuss & O’Neill Welcomes Dechen as Project Manager

MANCHESTER, NH — Justin Dechen, PE joins civil and environmental engineering firm, Fuss & O’Neill, as a Project Manager in the firm’s Water and Natural Resources Business Line. In his new position, Dechen will manage water, wastewater, and stormwater projects. Drawing on his civil engineering experience, he will continue …

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Griffin Electric Providing Installation Work for New Mixed-Use Development Project in Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI — Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric) announces they are currently providing installation services on the new Emblem 125 project on Parcel 28 in Providence, Rhode Island. The 256,000-square-foot mixed-use development is expected to reach completion in fall 2022.

The six-story Emblem 125 will feature 249 residential …

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Barry Named Vermont’s 2022 Young Engineer of the Year

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT — Vermont’s engineering societies presented Kelly Barry, PE, a Project Engineer in VHB’s South Burlington office, the 2022 Vermont Young Engineer of the Year award recently at the Annual Engineers Week celebration. This award honors a licensed Professional Engineer in Vermont who not only has …

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ABC Names Haywood the 2022 Craft Professional of the Year

TEWKSBURY, MA — Associated Builders and Contractors announces that Adam Haywood, Electrical Foreman and Safety Officer at Premier Power LLC of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was named the 2022 Craft Professional of the Year. Haywood was honored at ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio.

ABC presents the annual Craft Professional of …

Consigli Expands Pre-Fabrication Capabilities with Addition of Seery

MILFORD, MA — Consigli Construction Co., Inc., announces it has added Bill Seery as Director of Pre-Fabrication to expand the company’s existing capabilities in modular construction and pre-fabrication.

Seery was a Co-Founder of the first U.S. company to integrate construction and manufacturing processes to produce custom, pre-fabricated bathroom units …

ABC and AFSP Announce Partnership to Address Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Associated Builders and Contractors and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention announce a collaborative partnership to address mental health and suicide prevention throughout the U.S. construction industry.

The goals of the partnership are to improve the mental health of construction workers through effective suicide prevention education, intervention, …

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HDR’s French Named 2022 New Hampshire Engineer of the Year

CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Engineering Societies names HDR’s Thomas French, P.E. as the 2022 New Hampshire Engineer of the Year. The award recognizes French as an engineer who has made outstanding contributions to the engineering professions, the public welfare, and humankind. The honor and its companion Young …

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SLAM’s National Landscape Architecture & Planning Practice Welcomes Reynolds and Withers in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, CT — The Landscape Architecture and Planning practice of SLAM (The S/L/A/M Collaborative) welcomes the addition of Cynthia “Cyndy” Reynolds, ASLA, Landscape Architect, and Henry Withers, ASLA, Senior Landscape Architect, to the firm, supporting national initiatives for the education, health care, corporate, sports, and justice practices. Reynolds …

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Liebherr Appoints Gerhardt as New Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Dr. Tim Gerhardt, a business executive within the Liebherr Group joins Liebherr USA, Co. as one of the new Managing Directors for the U.S. operations. Gerhardt shares Liebherr USA, Co. executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, Managing Director for Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director …

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Opportunity for Change

During the week of March 6-12, 2022, the industry recognizes and celebrates Women in Construction Week (WIC Week). The first WIC Week was proclaimed in honor of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) in September 1960 by Amarillo, Texas, Mayor A.F. Madison. As an international association, NAWIC leadership …

Portland’s Baker Design Joins GEI Consultants in Maine

PORTLAND, ME — GEI Consultants announces that Baker Design Consultants (BDC), a Freeport, Maine-based civil, marine, and structural engineering consulting firm, has joined GEI.

Under the direction of Barney Baker, PE, BDC has served public and private sector clients since 1996 on waterfront projects that include pier facilities, boat …

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Lowe Joins Tighe & Bond as a Vice President

SHELTON, CT — Tighe & Bond, Inc., a northeastern engineering, design, and environmental consulting company, announces that Carolyn Lowe, PE has joined the firm as a Vice President. Working throughout New York and Connecticut, Lowe has honed her expertise in environmental engineering for nearly 30 years. She has focused …

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Rizavi Joins ITE Northeastern District Board

NEW YORK, NY — Amir Rizavi, PE, ENV SP, Director of Transportation Systems, has joined the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Northeastern District’s Board of Directors as Secretary/Treasurer, which kicks off a four-year commitment. During this time, Rizavi will work with District Officers to coordinate operations for the various …

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Ricciardi Moves into the Role of CEO at Weston & Sampson

READING, MA — Weston & Sampson, an interdisciplinary firm with nearly 750 employees, announces the transition of the role of Chief Executive Officer from Michael Scipione, PE, to Frank Ricciardi, PE, LSP. Ricciardi has been working continuously with Scipione and the corporate leadership team over the past …

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PC Construction Promotes Cooke to Chief Operating Officer

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT — PC Construction announces the promotion of Matt Cooke to Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of the 100 percent employee-owned company. Cooke has been with PC for 22 years, and previously served in the roles of Vice President and Construction Executive.

“We’re excited to have Matt serve …

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Barry Equipment Expands its Doosan Footprint with a New Facility in Connecticut

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Barry Equipment, a longtime Doosan dealer, is adding a new location in South Windsor, Connecticut. The new 5,000-square-foot facility will serve customers throughout Connecticut, Western Massachusetts, and New York State.

Tom Barry started Barry Equipment in 1985, and the company has been a Doosan dealer …

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Tighe & Bond Announces Promotion of Grabowski, Labrie, Catlow, and Bone

WESTFIELD, MA — Tighe & Bond, Inc., a northeastern company focusing on engineering, design, and environmental consulting, announces several promotions within key positions. Current Water Business Line Leader Peter Grabowski, PE will move into the roles of Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Risk Officer (CRO).

As COO, Grabowski …

Gilbane Building Company Announces CEO Transition

PROVIDENCE, RI — Thomas F. Gilbane, Jr., Chairman & CEO of Gilbane, Inc. & Chairman of Gilbane Building Company announces plans for executive leadership transition as President and CEO Michael McKelvy retires from Gilbane and Thomas M. Laird, Jr. is appointed President and CEO.

McKelvy departs Gilbane after multiple …

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Reilly Tapped to Grow HDR's Civic Practice in New England

BOSTON, MA — Chad Reilly, AIA, is now HDR's Civic Principal in New England. Reilly is responsible for growing a well-balanced and multidisciplinary design team, strengthening collaboration across architecture’s market sectors, and building new, strategic partnerships with clients throughout the region.

Most recently, Reilly, who has more than …

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Commodore Builders Appoints Carlson, Wajda, and Finucci

BOSTON, MA — Commodore Builders announces that Marcia Carlson has been named as a Senior Project Manager for its Institutional Group, Brandt Wajda has been named Project Executive for the company’s Strategic Projects Group, and Rob Finucci has been appointed to the newly-established position of Senior Project Planner.

Marcia Carlson …
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SLAM Education Practice Welcomes Hoagland, Peterson, and Fagan

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) welcomes the addition of James "Jim" Hoagland, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Cole Peterson, RA, NCARB, and Victoria Fagan, Assoc. AIA, LEED Green Associate, to the firm’s education practice, supporting the Pre-K through higher education facilities, with an immediate focus in …

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O’Connor Elected to 2022 AEM Board of Directors, Construction Equipment Sector Board

LIVERMORE, CA — Topcon Positioning Systems President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray O’Connor, has been elected to the 2022 Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). O’Connor has also been elected to the Construction Equipment (CE) Sector Board, where he previously served from 2014 through 2018. …

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Monroe Tractor Names Downing Operations Director for New York and New England Locations

ROCHESTER, NY — Monroe Tractor announces Greg Downing as Operations Director. Downing will be responsible for managing and communicating expectations in all areas of Monroe Tractor’s construction and agriculture locations in New York and New England.

While working for the family business, Downing took an interest in working in the …

Moran Joins Consigli as Project Executive in Boston Office

BOSTON, MA — Consigli Construction Co., Inc. announces the hiring of Vin Moran as the company’s newest Project Executive in Boston, Massachusetts. Moran is an industry veteran and joins Consigli’s team with 27 years of experience. In his new role at Consigli, Moran will focus on several markets including commercial, …

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Skanska USA Commercial Development Announces Westley as Senior Vice President of Strategic Services

BOSTON, MA — Skanska announces the appointment of Christopher Westley to Senior Vice President (SVP) of Strategic Services. In this new role, Westley will lead Skanska USA Commercial Development's innovative strategic services team in addition to continuing to lead the company’s communications and marketing across U.S. markets.

As head of …

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Lowder Joins VHB as Director of Signal Engineering

BOSTON, MA — VHB welcomes Mike Lowder, PE, to its Boston office as the Director of Signal Engineering. In this new role, Lowder will be instrumental in positioning the Transit and Rail team for continued success. Lowder will identify new business opportunities and will help expand Transit and Rail …

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Borkowski Selected as WEF’s 2021 Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional

HARTFORD, CT — Stantec Senior Civil Engineer Vanessa Borkowski has been named by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) as the Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional for 2021.

The award is given to young professionals who have “demonstrated contributions to enhancing the activities of the Water Environment Federation, contributions to WEF …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Park as President

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA), announces the appointment of Stan Park as President of the company. A 27-year veteran of Hyundai, Park previously held various field and executive-level leadership roles, most recently as the Vice President of Marketing and Dealer Development.

“Stan is a pillar of …

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Monroe Tractor Promotes Uricchio as Parts Manager for Connecticut Location

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Monroe Tractor announces Mike Uricchio has been promoted to Parts Manager for the company's location in South Windsor, Connecticut.

Uricchio graduated from Porter and Chester Technical College and was employed as a Service Technician at a local equipment dealership. Shortly after in 2018, Uricchio accepted a …

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Shepley Bulfinch Announces Promotion of Voiland to Executive Vice President

BOSTON, MA — Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm, announces the promotion of Luke Voiland, AIA, to Executive Vice President, Practice Strategy in Boston, Massachusetts. The appointment marks the next phase of leadership changes at Shepley Bulfinch following the recent announcement of Angela Watson, FAIA to President and …

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Stantec’s Jackson Selected as 2021 LEED Fellow

BOSTON, MA — Stantec sustainability expert, Blake Jackson, has been named a 2021 LEED Fellow by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) — the organization responsible for driving the implementation of the LEED green building program. Jackson is among 21 professionals who represent leadership within the green building community and …

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Dynapac North America Names Roush President/General Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC — Dynapac announces the appointment of Jamie Roush to President/General Manager of Dynapac North America.

Roush is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in the equipment industry. Roush has been with Dynapac North America since the transition in 2017 and held various management positions at …

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SLAM Expands Master Planning Services, Hires New Director

GLASTONBURY, CT — Michael Zuba, an AICP certified professional planner, will serve as the Director of Public Education Master Planning for The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM). Zuba will lead and expand SLAM’s public education master planning practice with an immediate focus on Connecticut and New England, including in the new …

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VHB Welcomes Back Smedberg as Institutions Market Leader

PROVIDENCE, RI — VHB welcomes Robert Smedberg, PE, back to the team as the companywide Institutions Market Leader. Based in the Providence, Rhode Island, office, Smedberg brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role, including 17 years at VHB from 2002 to 2019.

Smedberg's experience includes …

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Baumbach Awarded 2021 Young Professional Engineer Award

WATERTOWN, MA — Jill Baumbach, PE, was awarded the Young Professional Engineer Award for 2021 from the American Council of Engineering Companies. The Young Professional Award recognizes the accomplishments of young professionals who contribute to the engineering profession, with a resulting impact on society.

Baumbach joined VHB upon …

Governor Baker Appoints Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Board of Directors

BOSTON, MA — Governor Charlie Baker appoints the seven-member Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Board of Directors and designated Betsy Taylor as Chair. In July, Governor Baker signed legislation that established a new, permanent board of directors for the MBTA.

“I am pleased to appoint this distinguished group that together …

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Electrical Consultants Inc. Adds Pierce as Substation Manager - New England

CUMBERLAND, ME — Steve Pierce comes to Electrical Consultants Inc. (ECI) with over 35 years of experience in the electric utilities and generation industry. Most recently employed at TRC, Pierce served as the Director of Substation Engineering, leading six power sector offices containing over 150 staff members. Pierce and his …

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Terex Trucks Becomes Rokbak

Articulated hauler specialist Terex Trucks rebrands as Rokbak and announces its vision for an exciting new future. The Scottish manufacturer unveiled the new brand at a digital launch event on September 1, attended by dealers, customers, media, and Volvo Group colleagues from around the world.

Rokbak is the new name …

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Shepley Bulfinch Appoints Watson to President and CEO

BOSTON, MA — Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm, announces the appointment of Angela Watson, FAIA, to President and CEO, effective immediately. Watson is a long-time Principal and Design Leader at the firm, as well as Chair of the board.

“This is an exciting day, not just for …

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SLAM Announces New Leadership Team Model for National Sports Studio

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) announces a new leadership team model for the firm’s sports studio. Marc Clear has been named Sports Practice Leader, Dane Hawthorne has been named Sports Design Leader, Emily Burton will serve as Director of Business Development for Sports + Recreation, and Bobby Carter …

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Tkacz to Lead HDR’s Eastern US Health Practice

RICHMOND, VA — Sandy Tkacz, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, NCARB, has been named U.S. East Region Health Director for HDR’s architecture practice. In this role, she will serve as the Health Practice Leader for the Boston, New York, Princeton, Arlington, Richmond, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Atlanta, and Tampa architecture studios to …

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Williams Chosen to Lead Construction Business at Burns & McDonnell

WALLINGFORD, CT — Brett Williams will take over the Construction/Design-Build (CDB) Group at Burns & McDonnell in 2022. He is a 22-year employee of the firm and has held many construction-related roles over the course of his career. Williams will replace President Randy Griffin, who is retiring at the end …

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VHB Welcomes White as Corporate Sustainability Director

WATERTOWN, MA — Andrew White joins VHB as Corporate Sustainability Director, a new position created to integrate sustainability throughout VHB’s internal operations and business practices.

White's focus will be on developing an internal sustainability program that will allow VHB to measure, report, and take action across its offices and operations …

Fuss & O’Neill Welcomes Lowery as Senior Project Manager

KENNEBUNK, ME — James Lowery, PE joins civil and environmental engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill as a Senior Project Manager in the firm’s Community Development Business Line. In his new position, Lowery will manage site and civil engineering projects, while drawing from his recent experience working on environmental compliance projects …

Chadwick-BaRoss Announces Acquisition of J.F. McDermott

WESTBROOK, ME — Chadwick-BaRoss Inc. (CBR), announces that it has completed the acquisition of J.F. McDermott Corp. (McDermott), a Whitman, Massachusetts-based distributor (since 1942) of equipment to the water and wastewater industries.

Under the announced deal, all of McDermott’s employees will be joining CBR, under the leadership of CBR President …

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Commodore Builders Appoints Three New Directors

BOSTON, MA — Commodore Builders announces that Andy Timofeev has been named Director of Business Development for the Life Sciences Group, Tima Maclaurin has been named Director of Business Development for the Institutional and Public Groups, and Carol Roby has been named as the company's first-ever Director of Learning and …

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VHB CEO Carragher Receives WTS-Boston Honorable Ray LaHood Award

BOSTON, MA — VHB’s Chief Executive Officer, Mike Carragher, has been named the winner of the 2021 Honorable Ray LaHood Award presented by the Boston chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS). This award recognizes a male in a leadership role with an outstanding commitment to the WTS’ …

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Manhattan Construction Company Announces the Promotion of Cuddihee to Senior Vice President of Field Operations

DALLAS, TX — Manhattan Construction Company, a national construction services firm, announces the promotion of Jim Cuddihee to Senior Vice President of Field Operations. Cuddihee will provide executive oversight of the company's safety and quality programs, project team performance, project management, and craft education programs. Cuddihee previously served as …

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Curry Supply Co. Hires Rearick as Regional Sales Manager

MARTINSBURG, PA — Curry Supply Company announces that it has welcomed Christopher Rearick on board as a Sales Manager in the Northeast region. Rearick is a sales veteran who will be responsible for the distribution and sales of Curry Supply’s products and services throughout the Northeast.

Within his day-to-day operations, …

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Liebherr USA, Co. Announces Friedrich as New Managing Director

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr welcomes Kai Friedrich as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director of Construction Equipment.

In his role as Managing Director, he will provide leadership and guidance necessary to oversee and implement the corporate and strategic plans for the nine product segments under Liebherr …

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Rokbak Revealed: The New Name for Terex Trucks

Rokbak is the new name for Terex Trucks, with the new brand representing the continuation of its strong hauling heritage with a future-focused vision. Throughout the last four decades, the company has never wavered in its promise to customers to deliver powerful and reliable articulated haulers — and that …

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Massachusetts Governor Announces Appointment of Tesler as Transportation Secretary

BOSTON, MA — Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announce the appointment of Jamey L. Tesler as Secretary of Transportation and CEO of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Tesler has served as Acting Secretary since January, when he was appointed to replace former Secretary Stephanie Pollack after …

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SLAM Healthcare Welcomes Lam to the Boston Team

BOSTON, MA — Thomas “Tom” Lam, AIA, LEED AP, joins The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) as an Associate Principal and Healthcare Practice Leader for the firm’s Boston office, overseeing the firm’s healthcare practice from planning and design through construction for clients throughout the Northeast, with a focus on greater Boston. …

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Wilmington Project Signals Back to Normal for McCarty Companies

A 16-acre tract in Wilmington, Massachusetts, is rapidly changing shape as general contractor McCarty Companies develops the entire site and prepares to erect a one-acre pre-engineered metal building on one of its parcels.

The Wilmington project is a clear signal that for McCarty the construction downturn sparked by COVID-19 was …

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Beauvais Joins HDR as Multidisciplinary Community Planning Resiliency Lead

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Nathalie Beauvais, APA, AIA International Associate, LEED AP, joins HDR as a Community Planning Resiliency Lead. Beauvais will provide climate change planning and resiliency leadership across markets to help clients develop more resilient projects.

As a technical expert and climate lead, Beauvais will assist HDR teams …

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Terramac Expands Dealer Network with Alta Equipment Company Partnership

NEW YORK, NY — Terramac, a manufacturer of rubber track crawler carriers, continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding Alta Equipment Company to its growing dealer network. Alta Equipment Company in the Northeast, is a heavy equipment provider with over 50 years of experience serving …

SITECH
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Making the Right Choice with Terex Trucks

Terex Trucks comes from a strong hauling heritage: with over 70 years of experience in building robust, reliable and tough articulated haulers, the Motherwell, Scotland-based manufacturer knows how to design machines that are trusted by customers to deliver a powerful performance in all conditions. Its two models, the 30.9-ton payload …

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Thunder Creek Fueling Efficiency in the Big Woods for H2Dig LLC

Tucked away amongst wide swaths of agricultural fields and small, rural communities the Big Woods private waterfowl preserve is being developed by H2Dig LLC. The company specializes in premium outdoor recreational development and oftentimes is working in remote areas without great access to service stations, fuel, or equipment maintenance …

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IEDA Welcomes Phelan as New Marketing Director

WESTCHESTER, IL — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) hires Kim Phelan as its new Marketing Director. An association publishing professional, Phelan has a history in the construction equipment industry and the rental business. For 15 years, she has created or curated written and live content on business subjects ranging …

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R.S. Audley Partners with H.B. Fleming to Construct Massive I-89 Span

A massive work trestle is being built to ease reconstruction of the I-89 Bridge over the Connecticut River between New Hampshire and Vermont.

Bow, New Hampshire, contractor R.S. Audley has a $43.8 million contract to reconstruct the bridge, which is actually two identical parallel structures built in 1966 to span …

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Meridian Associates Bolsters Engineering Team with the Appointment of Clarke as Senior Project Manager

BOSTON, MA — Meridian Associates, Inc., a regional civil engineering, land surveying, and landscape architecture firm specializing in land planning, site and infrastructure design, Laser/LiDAR scanning, and renewable energy development, announces the appointment of Andrew Clarke as Senior Project Manager for the company’s real estate development and community bike …

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SLAM Promotes Three in Construction Services Division

GLASTONBURY, CT — S/L/A/M Construction Services (SLAM CS) announces the promotions of Nate Bernier, LEED AP to Chief Estimator, Chris Candee to Project Manager, and Ryan Gothers to Assistant Superintendent.

Bernier joined SLAM CS as a Senior Estimator in 2016. He is currently a Senior Associate of the firm. He …

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Im Named One of the American Water Works Association’s 5 Under 35

MANCHESTER, NH — CDM Smith congratulates Jihyon (Ji) Im, PE on being named one of the inaugural 5 Under 35 - Outstanding Young Professional Awards by the American Water Works Association (AWWA). This award recognizes and honors young professional (YP) AWWA members who have demonstrated outstanding service through leadership and …

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VHB’s Avery Joins MACC Board of Directors

WATERTOWN, MA — Meredith Avery, Director of Natural Sciences in VHB’s Watertown, Massachusetts, office, was recently appointed to the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) Board of Directors. MACC is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to protecting wetlands, open space, and biological diversity through education and advocacy.

Avery …

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Goff Joins VHB as Senior Active Transportation Planner

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB welcomes Phil Goff, Senior Active Transportation Planner, to its Massachusetts Transportation practice and the New England markets.

Goff has more than 20 years of experience in transportation planning, and a passion for making communities more sustainable, accessible, and lively — using his design, planning, and …

Komatsu Introduces Expanded Range of Hydraulic Breakers

CHICAGO, IL — Looking for a hydraulic breaker attachment that is simple to use, powerful, and compatible with your Komatsu excavator? Take a look at the high-performance efficiency and unique variable energy technology incorporated into Komatsu’s expanded line of JTHB-G and JMHB-H hydraulic breakers.

Designed and tested for compatibility with …

Volvo CE
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Iowa Mold Tooling Celebrates 60 Years

GARNER, IA — Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company, is commemorating its 60th anniversary by celebrating its team members and the local community.

IMT products have now been a part of the building supply, construction, tire service, public works, mining, railroad, rental, and propane markets for …

PC Construction Elects Usifer to Board of Directors

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT — The employee owners of PC Construction announce that Maureen Usifer of Colchester, Vermont, has been elected to the company’s six-member Board of Directors. Usifer is the first woman to join the board. Usifer joins a growing number of women in leadership at the South Burlington-based construction …

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Terex Trucks Articulated Haulers Are Strong Performance for Recycling Centers

As the circular economy ramps up, waste management facilities are gaining in importance. To optimize their operations, these sites need productive, cost-efficient machinery. Delivering high performance, fuel efficiency and excellent productivity, Terex Trucks articulated haulers are well-suited to meet the demands of recycling and resource management facilities.

Every year, Terex …

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Harris Joins VHB as Senior Project Manager/Senior Geologist

HARTFORD, CT — VHB welcomes Andrew Harris, PG, LEP, as Senior Project Manager/Senior Geologist for the Connecticut Site Investigation & Remediation (SI&R) practice and the Southern New England markets.

Harris brings experience working with industrial and commercial clients to assess and remediate brownfield and legacy properties across the Upper …

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Monroe Tractor Celebrates 70 Years of Business

HENRIETTA, NY — It all started in May of 1951 in a 30 by 40-foot cinder block building in Henrietta, New York. When Monroe Tractor’s Founder, Henry Hansen and wife Dorothy Hansen opened the doors to their family’s Case agriculture dealership they had a mission: “Where courtesy dwells, service …

Volvo CE
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Tyler Equipment
National Trench Safety to Merge with Trench Plate Rental Company

HOUSTON, TX — National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company (TPRC), two pure-play providers of trench safety solutions in the U.S., announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The combined company will be majority-owned by Tailwind Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. …

Equipment Manufacturers Report Positive Outlook for 2021

MILWAUKEE, WI — As the industry emerges from a full year under the COVID-19 cloud, a clear majority (88 percent) of equipment manufacturers report a positive outlook for 2021, according to a new survey released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. More than half (55 percent) of the respondents …

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SmithGroup Promotes Brumbach to Lead Boston Health Studio

BOSTON, MA — SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, has elevated experienced Health Care Architect Andrew Brumbach to lead the health care studio in its Boston office. In this role, he will lead an expert team in the delivery of integrated strategic, planning, and design solutions for health systems throughout …

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Digital Solutions Leader Ray Joins CDM Smith

PROVIDENCE, RI — CDM Smith welcomes Rajan (Raj) Ray to the firm as Global Strategy Lead for Digital Solutions. Ray has two decades of experience in the development and implementation of advanced digital solutions in the water industry, and will use his expertise to drive the strategic growth of CDM …

Maine Drilling & Blasting Celebrates 55th Anniversary

GARDINER, ME — Maine Drilling & Blasting celebrates its 55th anniversary this year on the heels of a challenging 2020. “The pandemic certainly tested us, but the collective efforts of our people, who re-dedicated themselves to maintaining our very high operational and safety standards, enabled us to persevere,” said Dan …

Esco Corporation
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SLAM Promotes Ellithorpe to Principal

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) announces the promotion of Catherine J. Ellithorpe, AIA to Principal. Ellithorpe, based in the firm’s Glastonbury, Connecticut office, joined SLAM in 1994 and has developed an expertise in the public education and corporate sectors.

In her role as Project Manager she guides architects, …

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Jewett Construction Co. Revamps 10-Acre Warehouse Inside and Out

Jewett Construction Co. is managing the challenging transformation of an outdated but spacious Wilmington, Massachusetts, warehouse into a modern storage facility. The Raymond, New Hampshire, general contractor has been working closely with subcontractor J Masterson Construction of Danvers, Massachusetts, to renovate the 411,733-square-foot, single-story masonry building plus mezzanine and the …

Massachusetts Governor Appoints Tesler Acting DOT Secretary Following Pollack’s Appointment to the FHWA

BOSTON, MA — Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announce the departure of Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and appoint Jamey L. Tesler as Acting Secretary of Transportation. Pollack was announced as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration for the Biden-Harris …

SLAM Promotes Four to Associate Principal in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) announces the following team members have been promoted to Associate Principal: Tracy Caisse, AIA, NCARB, Amy Samuelson, AIA, LEEP AP, Todd Schaefer, and Robert Zygmunt, PE, SECB, LEED AP.

Tracy Caisse
Caisse, a resident of Glastonbury, Connecticut, joined SLAM …
Fuss & O’Neill’s Lloyd Named 2021 NEWEA President

MANCHESTER, CT — Fuss & O’Neill Senior Vice President Virgil Lloyd, PE has been named the 2021 President of the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA). Lloyd has more than four decades in wastewater systems engineering and has been with Fuss & O’Neill for 20 years.

He has served as …

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Monroe Tractor Names Padoleski CE Director of Sales for New York and New England Locations

ALBANY, NY — Monroe Tractor announces Mark Padoleski as CE Director of Sales. Padoleski will be responsible for managing and communicating expectations in all areas of Monroe Tractor’s CE sales locations in New York and New England.

Padoleski brings over 20 years of industry experience with CASE equipment. His construction …

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Kamal Joins HGA as Science & Technology Principal in Boston

BOSTON, MA — HGA welcomes Leila Kamal, AIA, LEED AP, as Associate Vice President and Principal in the Science & Technology practice group in Boston. She will focus on the Northeast region while collaborating across firm-wide offices and practice groups in higher education, health care, public, and corporate.

“The …

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Empire Crane Company Becomes Authorized Tadano Distributor

SYRACUSE, NY — Tadano America Corporation announces that Empire Crane Company, headquartered in Syracuse, New York, has been added as an authorized distributor for Tadano cranes in the northeastern United States. Since opening in 2002, Empire Crane has been a partner in the lifting industry and is an authorized …

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Biden Nominates Pete Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT). The former two-term South Bend, Indiana, mayor (2012 to January 2020) was a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination earlier this year. He withdrew from the race and endorsed Biden …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Adds Whited Equipment Company to North American Distribution Network

AUBURN, ME — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas (HCEA) announces the expansion of its North American authorized dealer network with the addition of Whited Equipment Company. Whited Equipment is a full service dealership supplying the construction, forestry, aggregate, and municipal markets with heavy duty trucks in Maine for over 30 …

Bobcat
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Walsh Brothers Hires Greenip as Chief Strategy Officer

BOSTON, MA — Walsh Brothers, Incorporated, a construction management company, announces that John Greenip will be joining as the Chief Strategy Officer. Greenip will be responsible for the firm’s strategic approach to and growth within a changing marketplace. Greenip will also expand the focus on alternate delivery methods and …

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Collaborative Aggregates Marketing Director Returns to Private Practice

LOWELL, MA — Collaborative Aggregates LLC (CollAgg) Director of Marketing, F. Peter Montenegro, is returning to private consulting practice as of January 2, 2021.

In a joint announcement with the Lowell, Massachusetts, company, Montenegro said he is headed for semi-retirement status, in which he will serve as an independent …

Equipment Leasing & Finance 2021 US Economic Outlook

Equipment and software investment growth fared better than overall GDP growth in 2020 as businesses invested to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and growth should remain well into positive territory in the beginning of 2021. Annual equipment and software investment growth of 7.8 percent is forecast for 2021. Annual U.S. …

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Charter Contracting Company Names Joyce as Director of Business Development

BOSTON, MA — Charter Contracting Company, an environmental and civil construction firm specializing in complex projects where land and water meet, announces that Mark Joyce of Marshfield has re-joined Charter in the role of Director of Business Development.

In this capacity, he will leverage and collaborate with the proper …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Kim as President

NORCROSS, GA — Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. (HCEA), welcomes J.Y. Kim as President. 28-year Hyundai veteran Kim began his career as part of an overseas sales team to support North American Operations, and later worked at HCEA’s Chicago office from 2004 to 2008.

He was instrumental in establishing a …

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Monroe Tractor Hires Stanley and Letizio as District Sales Managers for its Connecticut Location

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Monroe Tractor announces Wayne Stanley and Tony Letizio as District Sales Managers for its location in South Windsor, Connecticut.

Wayne Stanley - District Sales Manager
Stanley grew up in the construction industry working for the family business his father started. After getting his degree from Eastern …
HNTB Group Director, O’Meara, Honored with ARTBA Lifetime Achievement Award

BOSTON, MA — The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) honored HNTB Group Director Mary Jane O’Meara with the Ethel S. Birchland Lifetime Achievement Award for her 40-plus year commitment to the transportation industry, including the advancement of female leadership. The presentation took place during the virtual ARTBA 2020 …

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McCullough Joins Consigli as Project Executive

BOSTON, MA — Consigli Construction Co., Inc. announces the hiring of Matt McCullough as the company’s newest Project Executive. With 27 years of pre-construction and construction experience, McCullough will focus within the life sciences and developer sectors, helping to strengthen Consigli’s business development and project growth across the company.

In …

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Dixon and Tresham Join Gilbane, Inc. Board of Directors

PROVIDENCE, RI — Gilbane, Inc., a family-owned construction and real estate development firm, announces the election of Robert L. Dixon, Jr. and William R.C. Tresham to Gilbane, Inc.’s board of directors.

“We welcome the tremendous knowledge and experience that these two transformational leaders bring to Gilbane,” said Thomas F. …

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Trimble and Boston Dynamics Announce Strategic Alliance to Extend the Use of Autonomous Robots in Construction

WALTHAM, MA — Trimble and Boston Dynamics announce a strategic alliance to integrate a variety of construction data collection technologies with Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot platform. The jointly-developed solution will combine the Spot robot’s autonomous mobility with Trimble’s data collection sensors and field control software to enable automation of repetitive …

Esco Corporation
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Manitou Group Names Nartish as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Manitou North America

WEST BEND, WI — Manitou Group announces the appointment of Ilmars Nartish to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Manitou North America, effective immediately.

“We are excited to welcome Ilmars to Manitou North America. With more than 13 years working with Manitou Group, his knowledge …

Caterpillar Signs Agreement to Acquire Weir Oil & Gas

DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the Oil & Gas Division (Weir Oil & Gas) of the Weir Group PLC, a Scotland-based global engineering business. Headquartered near Fort Worth, Texas, Weir Oil & Gas produces a full line of pumps, flow iron, consumable parts, …

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John Deere Power Systems Announces Leadership Changes

WATERLOO, IA — John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) announces a change to its leadership team in response to the planned retirement of David Hoffman, who acted as Director of Worldwide Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support.

After more than 41 years of service at John Deere, Hoffman has announced his …

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Haley & Aldrich Announces Craig as New Chief Financial Officer

BURLINGTON, MA — Haley & Aldrich, an engineering and environmental consulting company, announces that Don Craig has joined the firm’s corporate leadership team in their Burlington, Massachusetts, office as Chief Financial Officer. Craig brings over 25 years of financial leadership at engineering and architecture, telecommunications, and technology companies across …

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Curry Supply Adds Hendricks as National Account Manager

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — Curry Supply welcomes Forest Hendricks to the sales team as National Account Manager. Hendricks joins Curry Supply’s national account, bringing a focus on heavy machinery and the railroad industry. With his experience in rail, he will work toward further developing Curry Supply’s presence in the top …

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Belin Joins VHB as Massachusetts Energy Market Leader

WATERTOWN, MA — VHB welcomes Daniel Belin, AICP, as Massachusetts Energy Market Leader and national Power Delivery Practice Leader. Throughout his career, Belin has led business development and project delivery nationwide within the energy sector, including power delivery and electric transmission; distributed generation and microgrids; large-scale offshore and onshore …

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VHB Welcomes Lewis as Director of Energy Engineering in New England

WRENTHAM, MA — VHB welcomes Richard Lewis as Director of Energy Engineering in New England. For nearly 30 years, Lewis has helped clients throughout New England and the Northeast move important commercial developments, utility infrastructure improvements, electrical substation, and transmission projects forward. With his deep understanding of the energy market …

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Hilti Exoskeleton Improves Performance and Safety

In construction there’s always a couple of major concerns on the jobsite – performance and safety. Strangely, as performance slips so does the on-the-job safety factor.

Any job function that requires a construction worker to keep their arms raised up and over their head is where this risk is a …

Shawmut Design and Construction Strengthens Leadership Team with Addition of Schumacher

BOSTON, MA — In response to increased client demand, Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces a newly created senior executive role for the New England region. The new leadership position will add to Shawmut’s bench of industry veterans and enable the firm to continue to …

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Grove Honored as Fellow by ASLA

BOSTON, MA — Sasaki announces that Michael Grove, Principal and Chair of Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Ecology, will be elevated to Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Grove joins a total of just 1,289 Fellows elected since the founding of the ASLA in 1899. He …

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Vacuworx Welcomes Cunningham as Senior Director of Sales

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx welcomes Charlie Cunningham to the North America sales and leadership teams as Senior Director of Sales.

Cunningham brings more than two decades of experience with sales, marketing, and business development activities. He recently spent 15 years with Astec Industries, Inc. As Vice President of Sales with …

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Komatsu Commits to Supporting Feeding America as National Partner in COVID-19 Response Efforts

CHICAGO, IL — More than 37 million Americans face hunger each year and as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes an additional 17 million Americans into food insecurity, Komatsu’s North American business units are partnering with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to donate up to $250,000 to support …

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Volvo CE Names 2019 Dealer of the Year and Uptime Dealer of the Year Winners

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA — Volvo Construction Equipment has named Tyler Equipment its 2019 Dealer of the Year in North America. The company also awarded Housby Heavy Equipment the title of 2019 Uptime Dealer of the Year.

Dealer of the Year
The Dealer of the Year award recognizes the dealership in …
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Deere Board Elects Stone as President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems

MOLINE, IL — Deere & Company (DE) announces that its Board of Directors elected John Stone to the position of President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems. He will be responsible for the overall management and performance of the company's construction and forestry operations throughout the world and for …

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PALFINGER Appoints Cavaggioni as New Vice President Sales and Service for North America Region

TIFFIN, OH — PALFINGER announces the official appointment of Alberto Cavaggioni as the company’s new Vice President of Sales and Service for the North America Region.

Cavaggioni has been appointed Vice President Sales and Service for the North America Region as of March 23, 2020. He will be a member …

Bobcat
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Monroe Tractor Expands Customer Support at Worcester, Massachusetts Location

WORCESTER, MA — Monroe Tractor recently promoted two employees from within and hired a Service Manager and District Sales Manager to its team of professionals. Dan Duhn was promoted to Branch Manager, Bud Loubier was promoted to Parts Manager, Michael Bardon was hired as the Service Manager, and Ernie Boudreau …

Hilti Among Industry Leaders to Launch 2020 Construction Startup Competition

PLANO, TX — “You are the missing piece.” With this slogan five global players of the construction industry invite all entrepreneurs worldwide with innovative construction solutions to participate in this year’s edition of the Construction Startup Competition. Startups willing to play a crucial role in the transformation of the construction …

CSDA Elects 2020 Officers and Board of Directors

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announces new Officers and Board Members. The election took place via email and mail-in ballots and results were announced at a recent board meeting, which took place through Zoom, as the association’s planned 48th Annual Convention was cancelled due …

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CDM Smith Presents 2019 Awards in Technical Excellence, Mentorship, and Innovation

BOSTON, MA — CDM Smith, based in Boston, Massachusetts, recently held its Annual Meeting remotely, virtually welcoming direct shareholders of the privately-owned firm to an online meeting as the company continues to practice physical distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to celebrating a strong performance in 2019, Chairman …

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ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire Awards Oyster River Student an Allen D. Berg CMiC Memorial Scholarship

DURHAM, NH — The ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire along with ACE National recently held a Zoom meeting to surprise Oyster River Student, Caleb Chinburg, with an Allen D. Berg CMiC Memorial Scholarship. Chinburg received a $20,000 scholarship over four years toward his post-secondary education and training in civil …

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Walker Joins Empire Crane's Sales Team

HOLBROOK, MA — Michael Walker has been added to Empire Crane New England’s sales team. As the newest Salesman, he will be responsible for supporting customers and representing the crane manufacturers that Empire has to offer. He will be serving customers in the New England area (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New …

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Construction Industry Veteran Lumpkins to Retire from KOBELCO USA

KATY, TX — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA announces that George Lumpkins, General Manager of Marketing, General Service Manager, and Product Developer Manager retired at the end of May 2020. Lumpkins is a professional with a 45-year career in the construction equipment business, with over 26 years with KOBELCO.

“George …

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Gilbane Building Company Names Stevens as Director of Economic Inclusion and Community Affairs

PROVIDENCE, RI — Gilbane Building Company announces the promotion of Yvette Stevens to Director of Economic Inclusion and Community Affairs. Stevens succeeds longtime Director Linda Graves who has transitioned to a role supporting special projects for Gilbane, until her full retirement in 2021.

In this national leadership role, Stevens is …

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Monroe Tractor Names New Branch Manager and Product Support Rep for Connecticut Location

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Monroe Tractor announces Chris Reseska as Branch Manager and Tom Crose as a Product Support Representative for the South Windsor, Connecticut, location.

Reseska brings 35 years of industry experience within several verticals including heavy equipment sales, equipment finance, and global auction. With many Connecticut customer relationships …

Consigli Construction’s Burke Becomes One of the First in World to Earn Top Three Design Credentials

MILFORD, MA —  Consigli Construction Co., Inc. announces that Sustainability Manager Steven Burke earned his Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) certification. Coupled with his LEED and WELL Faculty designations, Burke is now one of two employees in the world to have all three certifications. There are only two other commercial …

SITECH
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SITECH Northeast
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BL Companies' President & CEO Receives Champions of Change Award

AMHERST, MA — Carolyn Stanworth, President and CEO of BL Companies was presented the Champions of Change Award at the Annual Construction Institute Women Who Build Summit. Stanworth was honored in recognition of her continued support, contributions, encouragement, and mentorship of women in the construction industry.

As a leader …

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BL Companies Hires Stavrakas as Principal Strategic Industry Advisor

NORWOOD, MA — John Stavrakas, PE recently joined BL Companies in Norwood, Massachusetts as a Principal Strategic Industry Advisor. Stavrakas has over 37 years of experience in the gas distribution business, including in engineering and operations having recently retired from a major northeast utility company as Vice President of Asset …

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Sasaki Hires Rock as New Director of Business Development

BOSTON, MA — Sasaki, a global design firm, announces the hiring of its new Director of Business Development, Tristan Rock. Rock brings with him 17 years of experience in business development, where he increased brand awareness and bottom line growth. He has served as Head of Global Sales …

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Gresock Joins Haley & Aldrich as Principal Consultant

BURLINGTON, MA — Haley & Aldrich, an engineering and environmental consulting company, announces that Lynn Gresock has joined the firm’s Energy team as a Principal Consultant. In this role, Gresock will develop and implement Haley & Aldrich’s energy infrastructure market strategy and vision for areas including electric transmission, natural …

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Dynapac Names Hyland Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts

FORT MILL, SC — Tim Hyland returned to Dynapac recently as the Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts, working with those customers on sales of the entire Dynapac lineup that includes pavers, feeders, and compaction equipment. He is be based at Dynapac’s North American headquarters in Fort Mill, …

Esco Corporation
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Robitaille Joins South Coast Improvement Company as Director of Production

MARION, MA — South Coast Improvement Company (SCI), a design-build general contractor serving New England and the Mid-Atlantic states, recently hired Jacob Robitaille as its Director of Production. Robitaille comes to the Marion, Massachusetts-based contractor after working in a project management role at Delbrook/JKS in Quincy, Massachusetts.

In his role …

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Pitzer Hands Over Responsibility of Liebherr US Market to Bilgeri

Newport News, VA — On April 1, 2020, Daniel Pitzer changed position and moved to the Liebherr headquarters for mobile and crawler cranes in Ehingen, Germany, becoming Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the mobile and crawler crane division. His successor in charge of the U.S. market for the mobile and …

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Frisbie Invited to Join AGC America's Business Development Forum & Steering Committee

WELLESLEY, MA — Lisa Frisbie, Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) Director of Business Development and Marketing, has recently been invited to join the AGC of America Business Development Forum & Steering Committee.

The mission of the AGC Business Development Forum is to be a resource for AGC …

Woodcraft Designers & Builders Names Iaccarino Vice President, Project Management

CANTON, MA — Woodcraft Designers & Builders announces the appointment of Francis Iaccarino of Boston to the position of Vice President, Project Management. The Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, native brings experience and industry name recognition to his new role at Woodcraft.

Iaccarino graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Clark University. After graduating, …

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BR+A Welcomes McGillicuddy as Director of Business Development

BOSTON, MA — BR+A Consulting Engineers announces that Sarah McGillicuddy has joined the firm as Director of Business Development. With over 15 years of business development experience in the AEC industry developing strategies, tools and tactics to expand businesses, she will be responsible for developing new business, fostering client relationships …

Wirtgen America Inc
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Broderson Announces Empire Crane Northeast Dealer

BOSTON, MA — Empire Crane Company has been announced as a dealership for Broderson Manufacturing Corporation’s full line of carry deck industrial cranes. They will be stocking new units for customers in upstate New York, Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

“Empire Crane has the facilities, support infrastructure and a …

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Suffolk Hires Klee as Executive Vice President

BOSTON, MA — Suffolk, a builder and real estate enterprise, announces it has hired former General Electric Company (GE) Vice President Ann Klee as its new Executive Vice President. In her new role, Klee will be responsible for leading Suffolk’s national business development function and external and government affairs, …

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Yoder Joins Haley & Aldrich’s Manufacturing Team as Strategic Environmental Consultant

BURLINGTON, MA — Haley & Aldrich, an engineering and environmental consulting company, announces that Jarrod Yoder has joined the company’s manufacturing team as a Strategic Environmental Consultant in its Boston, Massachusetts, office. In this role, Yoder will provide Licensed Site Professional services to clients in Massachusetts while developing strategies …

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Hard Rock Mining Expert, Boyce, Joins Haley & Aldrich

BURLINGTON, MA — Haley & Aldrich, an engineering and environmental consulting company, announces that Steven Boyce, PE, has joined the firm as the Mining Leader in Nevada. Boyce brings over 25 years of engineering, permitting and environmental management experience in the mining industry to assist the Nevada clients …

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Spiegel Appointed Chair of the Connecticut Green Building Council

GLASTONBURY, CT — Ross Spiegel, FAIA, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, LEED AP, BD+C, a resident of Milford, Connecticut, is a Specifications Coordinator for S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) and was recently elected Chair of the Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) Board of Directors for 2020. He will serve a one-year term.

Long …

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Lloyd, Senior VP at Fuss & O'Neill, Wins Alfred E. Peloquin Award

MANCHESTER, CT — Virgil Lloyd, PE, a Senior Vice President at Fuss & O’Neill, is the recipient of the Alfred E. Peloquin Award. The Alfred E. Peloquin Award is an annual award given by the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) to honor individuals who have demonstrated a …

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Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy Launch Announced

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Connecticut) in coordination with Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA), Hartford County Bar Association, CFA Society Hartford, Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals and Connecticut Bar Association announces the launch of a Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy.

The …

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Metro Walls Adds Stupalski to the South Shore Team as Estimator

WESTPORT, MA — Metro Walls announces that Jeff Stupalski has taken on the role of Estimator for their new South Shore office. Stupalski will be working with General Manager Jay Rocha and will take on jobs anywhere from the South Shore to Rhode Island. Stupalski started his career in the …

Minority Architects Working Toward Forming a NOMA Chapter in Connecticut

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Connecticut) is assisting architects and allied professionals in forming a National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) chapter in Connecticut.

José A Hernández, a Firm Principal at Newman Architects in New Haven, and a member of …

CTBUH Announces Safdie as Winner of Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award

SOMERVILLE, MA — The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announces the recipient of its Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award for 2020. This year, the CTBUH Board of Trustees gave the award to Moshe Safdie, Founder of Safdie Architects in Somerville, Massachusetts.

The Lynn S. Beedle …

Develon
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Equipment East
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DMS Design Hires Regal as Architectural Associate

BEVERLY, MA — DMS design, llc, a full-service architecture and interior design firm, announces that Steven Regal, AIA, NCARB, has joined the firm as an Architectural Associate. At DMS design, he will primarily be responsible for the design and production of complex multi-family housing projects.

“At DMS design, …

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Erland Construction Recognized for Excellence in Construction by ABC MA

BURLINGTON, MA — Erland Construction is among the recipients of the 27th annual Excellence in Construction Awards given by the Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC MA). Erland was recognized with an Eagle Award, representing the pinnacle of achievements, for its outstanding work on the Antiquarian Hall Addition …

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Doosan Infracore North America Adds New Vermont Dealer in G. Stone Commercial

SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with the addition of G. Stone Commercial as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan equipment.

The company now offers its customers a range of Doosan equipment: crawler excavators, log loaders, wheel excavators, …

Gilbane’s Conti Named Project Manager of the Year in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, CT — Gilbane Building Company announces that Nick Conti has been named Project Manager of the Year by the Associated General Contractors of Connecticut (AGC/CT). This industry award recognizes individuals with demonstrable achievements in leadership and professionalism, as well as working practices that reflect skill, integrity and responsibility.

As …

The Connecticut Architecture Foundation Announces the 2020 Board of Directors

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Architecture Foundation announces the appointment of new officers and members of its Board of Directors for 2020. Taking the helm as the 2020 Officers:

Stephanie Degen-Monroe, AIA, President of David Thompson Architects in New Haven

Degen-Monroe has practiced as an Architect in Connecticut, …

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The Connecticut American Institute of Architects Announces the 2020 Board of Directors

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Connecticut) announces the appointment of four new members of its Board of Directors, as well as the newly elected Officers for 2020. The 2020 Officers elected for a one-year term are:

George McGoldrick, AIA, President …

NNECA Announces 2019 Excellence in Concrete Construction Award Winners

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME — The members of Northern New England Concrete Association (NNECA) gathered at Church Landing in Meredith, New Hampshire, to celebrate the award winners of the 2019 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards.

Coleman Concrete, based in Conway, New Hampshire, won the infrastructure category for providing the ready-mix …

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Gies Joins HNTB Corporation in Boston as Transit Senior Project Manager

BOSTON, MA — Debbie Gies joins HNTB Corporation as a Senior Project Manager for program management. Based in the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts, office, Gies works with transit agencies in the areas of project management, operations coordination, construction staging logistics and public outreach.

“Debbie brings an impressive background in transit system …

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Daniel Joins JACA Architects as Designer

BOSTON, MA — JACA Architects, a healthcare-exclusive architectural firm, announces that Neil San Diego Daniel has been named a Designer.

Daniel joins JACA Architects in this full-time position after having interned with the firm from January to May of 2016 and April through December of 2017. During his internships …

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Trimble, Hilti and Boston Dynamics Partner to Explore the Use of Autonomous Robots in Construction

SUNNYVALE, CA — California-based Trimble, Liechtenstein-based Hilti and Massachusetts-based Boston Dynamics announce a collaboration to explore the integration of Trimble’s and Hilti’s construction management software solutions, GNSS technology and reality capture devices with Boston Dynamics’ Spot Robot platform.

Autonomous robots can play a significant role in construction, specifically in …

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Equipment East
Griffin Electric Celebrates Fifth Annual National Apprenticeship Week

HOLLISTON, MA — For the fifth straight year, Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric), an electrical subcontractor throughout New England and the Southeast for over four decades, participated in the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week. The annual federal initiative is an opportunity for businesses, communities and educators …

BrandSafway Acquires Bowline Construction LLC

NORWELL, MA — In a move toward continued growth and expansion of its commercial motorized access offerings, BrandSafway is announcing the acquisition of Bowline Construction LLC.

“Bowline brings over 15 years of elevator and motorized access expertise to BrandSafway, along with an outstanding reputation,” said Art Eunson, President …

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Hicks Joins Stantec’s Education Practice as Senior Project Manager

BOSTON, MA — Bob Hicks has joined global design firm Stantec as a Senior Project Manager in the education practice. Located in the firm’s Boston office, he will be responsible for growing the higher education portfolio in the U.S. Northeast.

Hicks brings more than 30 years of professional experience, helping …

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Skanska Announces MullenLowe, Mediahub Will Occupy Two Drydock in July 2020

BOSTON, MA — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, announces that it has signed a 114,620-square-foot lease with Interpublic Group subsidiaries MullenLowe and Mediahub at Two Drydock, the firm’s sixth commercial development in Boston. MullenLowe and Mediahub are a full-service creative, media and PR agency with approximately 550 …

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Erland Construction Receives Build New England Award from AGC MA

BURLINGTON, MA — Erland Construction has received the Build New England Performance Award from the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA). The AGC MA recognized Erland and Phillips Academy Andover team at its annual Build New England Awards Gala for its work on the Snyder Center, a 100,000-square-foot athletic …

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Dynapac North America Announces New Vice President of Operations

FORT MILL, SC — Dynapac North America LLC, a manufacturer of high-tech rollers for asphalt and soil applications, pavers and feeders, welcomes Jason Ammon back to the Dynapac team as Vice President of Product Support & Operations.

Ammon is based in the Fort Mill, South Carolina, office reporting to …

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Columbia Names Bill Carpenter Director of Preconstruction and Estimating

NORTH READING, MA — Columbia, a construction management firm, announces the promotion of Bill Carpenter to the role of Director of Preconstruction and Estimating. Carpenter, who first joined the North Reading-based firm in 2005, assumes his duties immediately.

“I am excited to announce the promotion of Bill Carpenter to …

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Gilbane Building Company Names Medeiros as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

PROVIDENCE, RI — As part of its global growth strategy, Gilbane Building Company announces the appointment of Karen Medeiros as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this newly created role, Medeiros joins the executive management team and will lead the company’s global marketing, brand and communication strategies.

As …

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Trimble Announces Painter as New President, CEO

SUNNYVALE, CA — Trimble announces that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Robert G. Painter to succeed Steven W. Berglund as President and CEO of Trimble effective January 4, 2020, the first day of Trimble's 2020 fiscal year. Painter will also join the Trimble Board of Directors on January …

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ASV Names 2019 Dealer Award Winners

WEBSTER, MA — ASV Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, announces Barda Equipment as the 2019 Dealer of the Year and Barry Equipment as the 2019 Rookie of the Year. ASV presented the awards at its annual dealer meeting.

ASV named …

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HNTB Marks 65 Years of Shaping Transportation Infrastructure in Massachusetts

BOSTON, MA — HNTB Corporation recently marked its 65th anniversary of service to transportation agencies in Massachusetts. The firm’s presence began with the opening of an office in Boston in 1954. HNTB has operated continuously since then serving numerous local public and private clients, including the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, …

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Barry, Former Connecticut DOT Deputy Commissioner, Joins HNTB in Boston

BOSTON, MA — Anna Barry joins HNTB Corporation as Program Manager and Vice President, based in the firm’s Massachusetts office, located in Boston. She is responsible for leading transportation programs for HNTB’ s clients including the MBTA and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

“Anna is a highly regarded leader with …

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ASV Adds C.N. Wood to Northeast Network

GRAND RAPIDS, MN — ASV Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, has added C.N. Wood Co., Inc. to its dealer network. With six locations across Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Maine, the dealer will offer all ASV Posi-Track compact track loaders, …

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Columbia Promotes Jozokos to Vice President|Healthcare

NORTH READING, MA — Columbia, a construction management firm, announces the promotion of Sharon Jozokos to the newly-created role of Vice President|Healthcare.

“Healthcare facility construction has been a primary focus at Columbia for decades, and we have very high standards in addressing the needs of this important sector,” said …

Maine DOT Chief Engineer Receives National Award

AUGUSTA, ME — Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) Chief Engineer Joyce Taylor is the recipient of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' (AASHTO) 2019 President's Special Award of Merit. AASHTO presents this award to someone "who has made outstanding and exemplary contributions to the work of …

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Griffin Electric Donates School Supplies Through Backpack Drive

HOLLISTON, MA — Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric), an electrical subcontractor, recently donated new school supplies to two local community nonprofits to help students get a successful start to the new school year. As a result of the efforts of Griffin Electric’s employees, over 75 backpacks filled with …

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Vermeer Mid Atlantic Announces Acquisition of Vermeer Northeast

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD — Vermeer Mid Atlantic, an All Roads company, continues its expansion into the industrial equipment industry with the acquisition of Vermeer Northeast, a Pinnacle Award-winning dealer partner of Vermeer Corporation with locations in New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The addition of the three locations makes …

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Aliski Joins Kaplan Construction as Project Manager

BOSTON, MA — Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announces that Heidi Aliski, LEED AP has joined the firm as a Project Manager.

With over 17 years in the design and construction industry, Aliski started her career as …

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Margulies Perruzzi Welcomes Nasser as Director of Business Development

BOSTON, MA — Margulies Perruzzi (MP), an architectural and interior design firm, announces that Julie Nasser has joined the firm as Director of Business Development. In her new role, Nasser will be responsible for facilitating strategic planning processes, identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, promoting awareness of the firm and …

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Acella Construction Welcomes Lloyd as Project Coordinator

NORWELL, MA — Acella Construction Corporation, a construction management company throughout greater Boston, announces that George Lloyd, resident of Norwell, Massachusetts, has joined the firm as Project Coordinator.

In this role, Lloyd will oversee all phases of construction projects, working with architects, engineers, field superintendents and subcontractors and …

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Acrow Bridge Expands with New Connecticut Office, Names Rotondo Regional Sales Manager

PARSIPPANY, NJ — Acrow Bridge, an international bridge engineering and supply company, announces that it has expanded its presence in the northeast U.S. with the opening of its first office in the New England region located in Monroe, Connecticut. The new location will increase Acrow’s consulting sales ability through …

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Acrow Bridge Appoints Needham as Pricing Analyst

PARSIPPANY, NJ — Acrow Bridge, an international bridge engineering and supply company, announces the appointment of Randy Needham, formerly New England Region Sales Manager, to the newly-created position of Pricing Analyst. In this role, Needham will collaborate with sales teams in North America to develop pricing strategies to …

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ACEC/MA Announces Odeh Engineers, Inc. as Bronze Award Winner in Engineering Excellence

PROVIDENCE, RI — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Odeh Engineers, Inc. as a 2019 bronze award winner for engineering excellence for their work on the South Street Landing in Providence, Rhode Island.

South Street Landing consisted of the renovation and adaptive reuse of the …

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Connolly Brothers Recognized by the Family Business Association

BEVERLY, MA — Connolly Brothers Inc., a general contractor and construction management firm, announces that it has been recognized at the Family Business Association’s Annual Awards. The winners were revealed at a dinner and celebration at the Needham Sheraton.

The Family Business Awards program was created as a way …

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Bedoya Joins Dewberry as Senior Associate and Water/Wastewater Market Segment Leader

BOSTON, MA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that David Bedoya, Ph.D., PE, ENV SP, has been hired in its Boston, Massachusetts, office as a Senior Associate and Market Segment Leader for the water/wastewater group.

Bedoya joins the firm with 17 years of experience in …

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Margulies Perruzzi Adds Thomsen as Senior Project Manager, Promotes Fowler to Associate Partner

BOSTON, MA — Margulies Perruzzi (MP), an architectural and interior design firm, announces that Associate Principal John Fowler, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP, has been elevated to the position of Associate Partner of the firm. Fowler is the 12th member of the firm’s partnership and will continue to lead MP’s …

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TRIA Announces Three New Project Managers: Hargrave, Lee and Mancini

BOSTON, MA — TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on designing spaces for science, technology and corporate clients, announces that three new Project Managers have joined the firm. TRIA welcomes Edwin Hargrave, AIA as Senior Project Manager/Senior Lab Planner, Philip Lee, IIDA, NCIDQ as Project …

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Select Crane Sales Adds Northeast Territory Manager

FORT PIERCE, FL — Michael Garniss joins Select Crane Sales as the Territory Manager for the Northeast. Garniss brings a sales background and knowledge of the growing Boston market to Select Crane Sales. Before coming to Select Crane Sales, he worked in sales for United Pipe & Steel.

Select Crane …

Somerset CPAs and Advisors Launches 2019 Construction Industry Survey

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Somerset CPAs and Advisors will be launching their 2019 Construction Industry Financial Performance and Salary & Benefits Survey. This industry-specific survey provides information about the financial standing of the national construction community, outlining salaries and benefits by position, balance sheets, statements of operations and other information as …

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Shawmut Promotes Carvalho to First Safety Position at the Executive Leadership Level

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, announces a new leadership role and unveils new safety innovations in a move to enhance its safety program. The company has promoted Shaun Carvalho to Vice President of Safety, adding safety representation at the executive leadership level. …

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Skanska USA Commercial Development Promotes DeMartino, Desmond in Boston

BOSTON, MA — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, names Russell DeMartino Executive Vice President of Skanska USA Commercial Development in Boston. With this promotion, DeMartino will oversee all development operations for the Greater Boston region, including land acquisitions, development, design, construction management, leasing and divestment. DeMartino joined …

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ACEC/MA Names Wala of Nitsch Engineering a Young Professional Award Winner

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Jessica Wala, PE, ENV, SP, LEED, AP, ND, a Project Engineer at Nitsch Engineering, as a Young Professional Award Winner.
Wala is a Land Development Engineer, working with architects and developers to resolve their …

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Empire Crane Hires Jerszyk as New Sales Representative


BOSTON, MA — Bob Jerszyk is Empire Crane New England’s newest addition to the sales team. As a new Sales Representative, Jerszyk will be responsible for serving crane customers throughout the New England area. He has over 18 years of experience working in the construction industry selling different types of …

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LiuGong NA Appoints Mayer as New Construction Equipment Regional Sales Manager

KATY, TX — LiuGong North America (LGNA) announces Chris Mayer as their new Construction Equipment Regional Sales Manager. In his new position, Mayer’s responsibilities encompass a geographic territory that includes all of Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and eastern Virginia. …

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CSDA Elects 2019 Officers and Board of Directors

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announces new Officers and Board Members, who were elected at the 47th Annual CSDA Convention & Tech Fair in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Newly elected Officers are President Matthew Finnigan, National Concrete Cutting, Milton, Washington; Vice President Mike …

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National Demolition Association Elects Godek as New President

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Demolition Association (NDA) announces that Chris Godek of New England Yankee Construction, LLC, in Milford, Connecticut, has been elected the new President of NDA for the 2019-2021 term. The National Demolition Association is an association for demolition professionals, representing nearly 500 demolition companies throughout …

Ritchie Bros. Appoints Jeter as President of Upstream & Emerging Businesses, Taylor as Chief Sales Officer

VANCOUVER, BC — Ritchie Bros. announces an organizational realignment in North America. Jeff Jeter is appointed President of Upstream & Emerging Businesses, and Kari Taylor is appointed Chief Sales Officer, U.S. Regions.
Jeter’s responsibilities will include driving the Upstream business by rolling out RB Asset Solutions in the U.S., …

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Design-Build Expert Murray Joins HNTB as Senior Project Manager

BOSTON, MA — Alex Murray recently joined HNTB Corporation as a Senior Project Manager in the firm’s Massachusetts transportation practice. Murray leads multidisciplinary teams working on roadway and bridge transportation projects, including design-build and environmental compliance issues for clients in Massachusetts.
“Alex is a respected Project Manager for transportation projects, …

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DPS Group Promotes Grunwald to Senior Vice President, U.S. Business Development

BOSTON, MA — DPS Group, a global engineering, procurement, construction management and validation firm serving high-tech process industries, announces that Jim Grunwald has been promoted to Senior Vice President for U.S. Business Development. Based in the DPS Boston office, Grunwald will be responsible for sales and marketing of DPS …

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DPS Group Welcomes DePriest as Senior Vice President, Boston Project Operations

BOSTON, MA — DPS Group, a global engineering, procurement, construction management and validation firm serving high-tech process industries, announces that Paul DePriest has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Boston Project Operations. In his new role, DePriest will lead the strategic direction and continued growth of the Boston …

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Caterpillar Appoints Younessi as Lead of Construction Industries


DEERFIELD, IL — Ramin Younessi will replace Tom Pellette to lead Caterpillar’s Construction Industries segment. Younessi is currently the Group President of Energy & Transportation, and he has more than 30 years of leadership inside and outside of Caterpillar. He will now be responsible for the company’s earthmoving, excavation, building …

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Octavio Joins Superior Industries in Northeast U.S.

MORRIS, MN — Superior Industries Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, announces that industry veteran Cary Octavio is its new Territory Sales Manager for conveyor components in the Northeast United States. Octavio comes to Superior after almost 30-years of sales and …

Caterpillar Announces Officer Changes of Bluth, Weiss and Hoenes


DEERFIELD, IL — Caterpillar Inc. announces officer changes to further support execution of the enterprise strategy, including an emphasis on the company’s focus on services. All changes became effective on May 1.
Tom Bluth, who was most recently Vice President of the Innovation & Technology Development Division (ITDD), has …

ABC Honors Contractors Leading the Industry in Safety Performance

LONG BEACH, CA — Associated Builders and Contractors announces the winners of the 2018 National Safety Excellence Awards during the 29th annual Excellence in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California. A total of 42 ABC member companies were recognized for their safety performance.
The National Safety …

Columbia Construction Company Promotes 12 Team Members

NORTH READING, MA — Columbia Construction Company, a construction management firm, announces the promotion of 12 employees, whose responsibilities span multiple departments.
Rob Dooley, Bob Doyle and Steve Jeter have each been named Superintendent; Drew Cahill and Connor Drew assume Area Superintendent roles; Patrick Ferrera is now Project …

SITECH
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SITECH Northeast
Vacuworx Adds New Members to North American Sales Team

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces the expansion of its North American sales force with the addition of three new members to their existing team going into 2019. The manufacturer is aligning its sales team to handle key accounts, serve new and existing territories and support a diversified line of vacuum …