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BOMAG Americas Announces Nittinger as Director of North American Sales for the Western Region and Canada

BATON ROUGE, LA — BOMAG Americas announces that Bill Nittinger has joined the sales team as the Director of Dealer Channel Sales for the western region and Canada. The western region covers the following states: Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, …

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Jacobsmeyer Joins Takeuchi as Central Midwest Regional Business Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US names Jeffrey Jacobsmeyer as its new Central Midwest Regional Business Manager. Jacobsmeyer’s duties will include dealer development and recruitment, inventory control, forecasting, promotions, sales planning, and goal setting in the Central Midwest region, which encompasses Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South …

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HNTB Welcomes Collins as West Region Business Development Leader for Sports Architecture

LOS ANGELES, CA — HNTB Corporation announces Keith Collins, Assoc. AIA, has joined the firm as West Region Business Development Leader for sports architecture. Collins has more than two decades of experience in sports design and management. In his new role, Collins will spearhead growth and strategic direction for …

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Braun Intertec Corporation Announces Transition of Executive Leadership

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Jon Carlson, Chief Executive Officer and President of Braun Intertec, announces he is stepping down after a 35-year career in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. Carlson's career started as an Environmental Technician at Braun Intertec in 1988, being steadily promoted to President in …

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Sundt Promotes Kubacki to Vice President and Regional Manager

PORTLAND, OR — Ken Kubacki has been promoted to Vice President and Regional Manager of Sundt’s Transportation Group in the Northwest region.

“We are thrilled to announce Ken’s promotion to Vice President and Regional Manager in the Northwest,” said Jeff Williamson, President of Sundt’s Transportation Group. “He has …

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Howard Joins RS&H to Spearhead Resilience Initiatives

PORTLAND, OR — RS&H announces that Alex Howard has joined the national engineering, architecture, and consulting firm as Principal Consultant to lead resilience and sustainability projects in the northwest region of the country. In this role, Howard will build client relationships across markets and sectors, including ports, airports, local government, …

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De Kalb Announced as AGC Oregon Leadership Committee Chair

PORTLAND, OR — Sundt Construction Senior Project Engineer Briana De Kalb was recently appointed as Chair of the steering committee for the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Oregon Columbia Chapter.

“It’s exciting to be able to work together with the other committee members to plan events that can be meaningful …

Idaho Transportation Department Names Johnson New Division Administrator of Engineering Services

BOISE, ID — Michael Johnson has been appointed as the Idaho Transportation Department's (ITD) new Division Administrator of Engineering Services by Director Scott Stokes. Johnson has been part of the ITD management team as an Engineering Manager for the bridge delivery program since 2018. As Division Administrator, Johnson …

Governor Gianforte Announces Director Transition at the Montana Department of Transportation

HELENA, MT — Governor Greg Gianforte announces Mack Long, who led the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), has retired. MDT Deputy Director Larry Flynn will serve as MDT's Interim Director. "I'm grateful to Mack for his leadership at MDT and his service to the people of Montana," Gianforte said. …

Kinley Expands Industrial and Commercial Building Construction Services, Adds New Seattle Office

SEATTLE, WA — Kinley Construction announces the expansion of its industrial and commercial building construction services by opening a Seattle, Washington, office and hiring two long-time construction industry veterans.

"This expansion makes complete sense for our growth strategy," said Jimmy Kinley, CEO of Kinley. "The Seattle office will increase …

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HNTB Names Knobbe President of Northwest Division

DENVER, CO — HNTB’s Stephen Knobbe, PE, has been named President of the firm’s Northwest Division. From the firm’s Denver office, he will oversee vital and complex infrastructure programs in growth markets, including highways, rail/transit, tolling, and aviation.

“Steve is a client-focused leader, so I am confident he …

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Sundt Welcomes Becker as New Intermountain Area Manager

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Sundt Construction brings on Benjamin Becker as Area Manager for its Transportation Group. Becker will lead the pursuit, acquisition, administration, and execution of projects in the Intermountain Region.

“As our Intermountain Region grows, Ben will be an invaluable asset to our team,” said Jasen Bennie …

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Boomer Joins HDR as Seattle Managing Principal

SEATTLE, WA — Marnie Boomer joins HDR as Managing Principal of the Seattle architecture studio. Most recently serving as Executive Director of Operational Excellence for Providence St. Joseph Health and Services Real Estate Strategy Operations, Boomer succeeds Duncan Griffin, who was promoted to serve as HDR’s Director of Sustainability …

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Gibson Appointed to Lead Division of Facilities Services for Alaska DOT&PF

FAIRBANKS, AK — State of Alaska facilities will be led by Daniel “Danny” Gibson, who recently accepted the position of Director, Division of Facility Services (DFS) for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF). Gibson most recently served as DFS Division Operations Manager. Gibson attended the University …

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Quam Joins Brokk as Parts Manager

MONROE, WA — Brokk, a manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, hires Dan Quam as Parts Manager for the company’s Monroe, Washington, parts warehouse. His responsibilities include managing the parts department and overseeing, receiving, and purchasing spare parts for both Brokk and Aquajet products in North America. Quam will work …

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Sundt Adds Sargent as Project HSE Manager

PORTLAND, OR — Sundt Construction adds Mads Sargent as a Project Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Manager for its Industrial Group in Oregon.

As HSE Manager, Sargent facilitates and supports the Sundt HSE management systems for the administrative team, craft workers, and subcontractors on the Willamette Water Supply System Water …

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Sundt Adds Two Engineers at Willamette Water Supply Treatment Plant

PORTLAND, OR — Sundt Construction’s Industrial Group hired two Engineers, Chase Purtzer and Nick Cacciola, to support the Willamette Water Supply System Water Treatment Plant for the Tualatin Valley Water District.

“We’re happy to welcome Chase and Nick on board with us,” said Michael Neher, Project Manager. …

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Mandadi Joins HNTB as Project Director in Seattle

BELLEVUE, WA — Asvin Mandadi, PE, joins HNTB as an Engineering Project Director and Associate Vice President in Seattle. Mandadi brings nearly three decades of experience delivering transportation infrastructure projects and programs — both domestically and abroad — to his new role.

“Asvin’s vast experience, leadership skills, and track …

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Griffin Promoted to Director of Sustainability for HDR’s Health Design Practice

SEATTLE, WA — Duncan Griffin, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has been promoted to Director of Sustainability, Health for HDR’s global architecture practice.

Most recently Managing Principal of HDR’s Seattle architecture studio, Griffin’s priorities for his new role include connecting with clients to support sustainable and regenerative design, reducing embodied …

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Sundt Adds Metcalf as Senior Proposal Manager in the Northwest

VANCOUVER, WA — Sundt Construction adds Senior Proposal Manager Kelley Metcalf to its Transportation Group. She will oversee proposal efforts for Sundt’s Northwest, Southwest, and Intermountain regions.

Metcalf joins Sundt with nine years of industry experience. She previously worked in proposal strategy management for a large general contractor, overseeing the …

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Equipment Depot Names Executive and Sales Appointments Nationally and in Pacific Northwest Region

PORTLAND, OR — Equipment Depot, America's largest independently operated material handling and equipment rental source, continues to grow its core leadership team by announcing key executive and sales appointments, including Michael Norelli to Vice President of Sales and Bryan Leslie to Regional Vice President of the Pacific Northwest Region. …

Swinerton Announces New Leadership Team to Drive Growth in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA — Swinerton unveils its newly appointed leadership team within the Seattle Division. Nick Vovakes will lead the new leadership team as Vice President and Division Manager. The team includes Thomas Stearns, Operations Manager and Mass Timber Lead; Kelly Chalmers, Senior Project Manager and Healthcare Market Lead; …

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Sundt Adds Hemm and Fredrickson in the Intermountain Region

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Sundt Construction recently added two new employee-owners, Stuart Hemm and Sid Fredrickson, in the Intermountain region.

“Stuart and Sid are great additions to our team in the Intermountain Region,” said Area Manager Jasen Bennie. “Their experience and skills will help us as we …

Alaska DOT&PF Announces Holland as New Central Region Director

ANCHORAGE, AK — Sean Holland, P.E. has accepted the Central Region position at the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF). Holland steps into his new role November 7, replacing Acting Director and Deputy Commissioner John Binder.

As the Central Region Director, Holland will be responsible for leading …

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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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Sundt Industrial Group Adds Holder, Hutzler, and Bochsler in Oregon

PORTLAND, OR — Sundt Construction brought on three new team members to assist with work on the Willamette Water Supply System (WWSS) Water Treatment Plant (WTP) for the Tualatin Valley Water District.

Bart Holder joins as a Virtual Construction Engineer with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Holder …

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Swinerton Adds Porath as Senior Project Manager, Strengthening Position in the Inland Northwest

SPOKANE, WA — Swinerton, a nationwide construction manager and general contractor, announces the newest addition to its Inland Northwest team. Lori Porath will leverage over 30 years of experience in the industry to bolster Swinerton’s position in the region’s commercial construction market and enhance its trade partner relations.

Joining …

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USACE Alaska District Welcomes Sauceda as New Chief of Engineering Division

ANCHORAGE, AK — James Sauceda assumes duties as the Chief of the Engineering, Construction, and Operations Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District.

In his new position, Sauceda leads a team of more than 200 personnel responsible for the execution of engineering, construction, and operations …

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HDR's Osier Promoted to Idaho Area Manager

BOISE, ID — HDR selects Jon Osier, P.E., to lead the firm's operations for the Idaho area. He will lead cross-functional teams engaged in engineering consulting services focused on transportation, water/wastewater, and power/industrial/waste practices.

Osier brings over 20 years of experience managing teams and complex engineering design projects. For …

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

OLYMPIA, WA — 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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Sundt Hires Johnson, Schulz, and Knox as Managers in Oregon

PORTLAND, OR — Sundt Construction’s Industrial Group hires Startup Manager Sean Johnson and Project Managers Tyler Schulz and Ryan Knox to support the construction of the Willamette Water Supply Program Water Treatment Plant.

“We’re thrilled to bring such a talented group on board,” said Project Manager Michael Neher. …

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Swinerton Announces Vovakes as New Seattle Vice President and Division Manager

SEATTLE, WA — Swinerton, a national commercial construction and construction management services firm, names Nick Vovakes Vice President and Division Manager of its Seattle office. With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Vovakes is well-equipped to lead Seattle's growing operations. His predecessor, Dave Worley, is …

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Kapur Joins HNTB as Bridge and Structures Department Manager

BELLEVUE, WA — Jugesh Kapur, PE, SE, joins HNTB Corporation in Bellevue as a Bridge and Structures Department Manager, bringing nearly four decades of experience driving strategic direction and leadership in project management, bridge design, and construction. He holds licenses as a Professional and Structural Engineer in multiple states, …

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McAlvain, Jr. and Resnick Named President, Vice President of McAlvain Companies

BOISE, ID — McAlvain Companies announces two recent promotions at the top of the construction firm’s leadership. Torry McAlvain, Jr. has been promoted to President of the Boise-based firm with Tyler Resnick named as Vice President.

McAlvain, Jr. represents the third generation of McAlvain builders in his family to assume …

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Sundt Transportation Group Welcomes Vaughan as New Project Director in the Northwest

PORTLAND, OR — Sundt’s Transportation Group hires Jill L. Vaughan to join its team as a Project Director to support the company’s Northwest expansion, including pursuing new project opportunities.

“Jill has tremendous experience working on some great projects and an innovative lens on how construction in the future would …

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Parker Joins RS&H as Oregon State Leader

PORTLAND, OR — RS&H announces that Jeff Parker, PE, has joined the national engineering, architecture, and consulting firm to lead its Oregon infrastructure services.

Parker has 33 years of transportation consulting design experience focused primarily in the Pacific Northwest. He has served as a Lead Roadway, Traffic, and Bridge …

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Feenaughty Machinery Co. and Territory Sales Manager Earn Takeuchi Honors

PORTLAND, OR — Takeuchi-US has recognized Feenaughty Machinery Company, with locations along the I-5 corridor in Portland and Eugene, Oregon, and Woodinville, Washington, as Takeuchi’s North American Dealer of the Year for 2022. Dealers of the Year are chosen based on factors including sales volume, market share performance, training …

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USACE - Alaska District Welcomes Longan as New Chief of Regulatory Division

ANCHORAGE, AK — Sara Longan assumes duties as the chief of the Regulatory Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Alaska District.

In her new position, she is responsible for administering and enforcing the USACE regional regulatory program within the Alaska and Honolulu District’s areas of responsibilities. …

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Suntec Names Archibald Director of Business Development and Construction

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Suntec Concrete adds to its leadership depth with the naming of industry veteran Doug Archibald as Director of Business Development and Construction. Based in Salt Lake City, Archibald will be a critical part of Suntec’s growing presence in Utah and Idaho.

In this role, Archibald …

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Parametrix Announces New Hires in Washington and Oregon

SEATTLE, WA — Parametrix announces the hiring of Tait Elder, RPA as a Senior Consultant; Michael Dang, PE as a Senior Engineer; Peter Geiger, ENV SP as a Senior Planner; and Kirk Paulsen, PE as a Senior Engineer.

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Skanska Hires Lewis as First Director of Mass Timber & Prefabrication

SEATTLE, WA — Skanska USA, a global construction and development firm, hires Dean Lewis as its first Director of Mass Timber & Prefabrication. Lewis, who will be based in his native Seattle, comes to Skanska with 13 years of experience in mass timber and engineering roles in Washington and …

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Idaho’s Transportation Department Aims to Enhance Resident’s Lives with Efficient Transportation Solutions

Quickly delivering quality transportation projects to enhance the lives of Idaho residents and to facilitate the efficient movement of freight, remains a top priority for Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) Director Scott Stokes.

“We’ve coined the term ‘invest with purpose’,” Stokes says. “We are oriented to make the citizens and …

Goins Appointed as Alaska DOT&PF Southcoast Regional Director

JUNEAU, AK — Christopher Goins, P.E., C.M. has accepted the Southcoast Regional Director position for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF).

“Mr. Goins will do a great job leading our transportation programs in Southeast and Southwest Alaska,” said Commissioner Ryan Anderson. “He has a proven record …

Hamilton Construction's Firth Elected Chair of AGC's Highway and Transportation Division

SPRINGFIELD, OR — At the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Highway and Transportation Division by acclamation elected Jeff Firth as Chairman for 2023-2024. Firth is the Vice President of Hamilton Construction, in charge of company operations and contract management.

With over 27 years …

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Agers Named Office Leader for HNTB’s Seattle Office

BELLEVUE, WA — Kristine Agers has been named HNTB Corporation’s Office Leader for the firm’s Seattle/Bellevue office. A Vice President, Agers brings three decades of technical expertise and leadership experience in transportation infrastructure. Since joining the firm in 2018, she has served HNTB’s clients as Group Director, Office Sales …

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Hadsell Named HDR’s Education & Science Director for the U.S. West Region

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Greg Hadsell has been named HDR’s Education and Science Director for the U.S. West Region.

HDR currently has active education and science practices in the West with offices in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Phoenix. In this role, Hadsell will connect HDR …

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Architecture and Design Firm NBBJ Announces McConnell as Board Chair

SEATTLE, WA — Architecture and design firm NBBJ announces Steve McConnell, FAIA, will be elevated to Chair of the firm's board and carry on as a Managing Partner focused on strategic planning and firm governance.

Based in Seattle, McConnell is focused on the future of architectural practice. During his …

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Schofield Joins the Washington Asphalt Pavement Association as Technical Director

RENTON, WA — Kim Schofield, PE, joins the Washington Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) as its Technical Director. Schofield brings her wealth of experience and knowledge of pavements to WAPA after 28 years with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). She will lead the training and education functions and …

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Horner Named Oregon DOT Assistant Director of Operations

SALEM, OR — Leah Horner, who has worked in several high-profile transportation roles and has a long track record of public service, will join the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) as the next Assistant Director of Operations.

“Leah brings an incredible breadth of experience,” said ODOT Director Kris Strickler …

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Parametrix Appoints Peacock as Chair of the Board

SEATTLE, WA — Jeff Peacock, PE, has been appointed as Chair of Parametrix’s Board of Directors. He recently transitioned from Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a position he held for 15 years, to Executive Advisor, supporting strategic growth and mergers and acquisitions. Parametrix announced the selection of John Willis …

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Heimbigner Appointed as Chief Operating Officer at Coffman Engineers

SPOKANE, WA — Coffman Engineers, Inc. (Coffman) appoints Spokane Principal and Civil Engineer Chad Heimbigner, PE, as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Heimbigner will provide executive guidance to Coffman’s business groups, including human resources, marketing, information technology, and business systems.

Prior to establishing the COO role, Chief Executive Officer and …

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Parametrix Names Willis as Chief Executive Officer, Fisher as Puget Sound Vice President

PORTLAND, OR — Parametrix President, John Willis, has assumed the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) role. Willis was selected as President in June 2022, with the intent to transition into the CEO role.

He succeeds Jeff Peacock, who led the firm as CEO for nearly 15 years. Peacock …

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McKinstry Names Allen Chief Client Officer to Emphasize Client Experience and Success

SEATTLE, WA — McKinstry announces a new leadership role dedicated to the client experience. Matt Allen is now Chief Client Officer at McKinstry, where he will work alongside the company’s partners and project teams to foster innovation and project excellence.

“Matt’s operational acumen and experience working across the organization on …

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Terex Utilities Promotes Cammisa to Senior Director of Services

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Utilities announces that Nick Cammisa has been promoted to Senior Director of Services, and will now lead the Terex Services team.

“Nick brings well-rounded experience to his role as Senior Director of Services from branch management, sales, and strategic account management, and is positioned to lead …

POWER Engineers Names New Technology Team

BOISE, ID — POWER Engineers Inc. has formed a new Technology Group, which will focus on applying advances in technology to build success for clients and for internal teams.

Nathan Bingham will take the group’s helm as Vice President of Technology.

“I’m honored and excited to have been selected for …

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Keith Named Deputy Commissioner for Alaska DOT&PF

JUNEAU, AK — Katherine Keith was named Deputy Commissioner for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), replacing Rob Carpenter, who left in December.

Keith will oversee a wide variety of multimodal transportation programs focusing on safety, economic vitality, resiliency, and sustainability. She will lead the department’s …

Michael Baker International Names Lim as Vice President and Western Regional Director

SAN DIEGO, CA — Michael Baker International, an engineering, planning, and consulting services company, announces that Trudi Lim, P.E., LEED AP, has been named Vice President and Western Regional Director. In this role, Lim will lead more than 800 employees and oversee all growth efforts, as well as …

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Genie Team Members Celebrate Legacy of Company Founder, Bushnell Recognized for Industry Contributions

BOTHELL, WA — Genie announces that its founder, Sherman Ward “Bud” Bushnell, has been inducted into the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame. The AEM Hall of Fame recognizes the pioneers whose inventions, ideas, leadership, and courage have contributed to the industry and our community’s quality of …

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MDU Resources Names Gray President of Knife River Corporation, Barney Remains CEO

PORTLAND, OR — The Board of Directors of MDU Resources Group, Inc. announce that Brian R. Gray has been named President of the company’s wholly owned construction materials subsidiary, Knife River Corporation. David C. Barney will remain Knife River’s Chief Executive Officer.

On August 4, MDU Resources announced its …

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Timpson Joins HNTB as Senior Project Manager of Rail Transit

SEATTLE, WA — Diana Timpson, PE, PMP, joins HNTB as a Senior Project Manager in the firm’s Seattle office. Timpson brings more than 20 years of industry experience to her new role as Design Manager for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions. Currently in preliminary engineering, the Sound …

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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 …

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HNTB Names Dippel President of Western Region

LOS ANGELES, CA — HNTB’s Michelle Dippel has been named President of the firm’s Western Region, overseeing vital and complex infrastructure programs in growth markets in 13 states. She will be based in the firm’s downtown Los Angeles office.

“The Western Region, with its enormous market opportunities, is a …

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Skanska Names Guerrette as New Executive Vice President and General Manager Leading Building Operations in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA — Skanska names Lew Guerrette, a 26-year company veteran, as Executive Vice President and General Manager overseeing its building and construction operations in Seattle. Guerrette will join the Skanska USA Building leadership team.

“Lew has been instrumental in growing and developing our teams and business in Seattle …

Sundt Hires Five in its Industrial Group in Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, OR — Sundt Construction adds five to its Industrial Group in Oregon. James Castaneda, Kelly Johnson, Steven Gundersen, Cherie Breault, and Arafat Ara will all work on the Willamette Water Supply System Water Treatment Plant in Sherwood, Oregon.

“As we expand our project teams, we …

Bullinga Joins HNTB as Senior Project Manager in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA — Heidi Bullinga, AIA, joins HNTB’s Seattle office as Senior Project Manager and Lead Architect for the West Seattle and Ballard light rail program. In this position, Bullinga will play an integral role in the expansion of the Link Light Rail to West Seattle and to …

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Burns & McDonnell Announces Herrington as Director of Operations for Denver and Pacific Northwest

DENVER, CO — Burns & McDonnell announces its selection of Zach Herrington, PE, to serve as Director of Operations for the firm’s offices in Denver and the Pacific Northwest. The firm's presence in the region is growing, creating new opportunities to support clients with innovative and cost-effective architecture, engineering, …

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Sundt Hires Jimenez as Field Engineer in Portland

PORTLAND, OR — Sundt Construction’s Transportation Group adds Johana Jimenez to its Willamette Water Supply Program’s water treatment plant project.

“We are thrilled to have Johana join our team,” said Ken Kubacki, Northwest Area Manager for Sundt’s Transportation Group. “We look forward to seeing her succeed and further …

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Parametrix Employee-Owners Receive APWA Excellence Awards

SEATTLE, WA — The American Public Works Association (APWA) Washington Chapter recently held its annual Night of Excellence award ceremony in Spokane, Washington. Individual awards are given to “long-time service leaders quietly making change in our communities.” Parametrix’s Brenna Harrington, PE and Dan McReynolds, PE, PMP were recognized for …

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Skanska USA Commercial Development Names Dealy Vice President of Development

SEATTLE, WA — Skanska announces that Dayna Dealy has been promoted to Vice President of Development for the company’s commercial development operations in the Seattle region.

In her new role, Dealy will lead Skanska’s upcoming construction of The Kaye, a 30-story multi-family tower with ground-level retail in Belltown. Additionally, Dealy …

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DLR Group Selects McKay as Next CEO

SEATTLE, WA — The DLR Group Board of Directors announces it has selected Steven McKay, RIBA, as Chief Executive Officer for the firm, corresponding with the firm’s 2023 Fiscal Year. He succeeds Griff Davenport, FAIA, who remains a Managing Principal and Chairman of the board of directors. McKay …

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J-U-B Engineers Announces Leadership Transitions

MERIDIAN, ID — J-U-B Engineers announces that J-U-B’s Board of Directors have executed several leadership transitions at a recent Board of Directors meeting.

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Chairman Troy Green announces his retirement after 34 years with J-U-B. Before he was appointed Chairman, Green was involved in many …
Skanska Names McCullough Head of Commercial Development Operations in the U.S.

SEATTLE, WA — Skanska names Murphy McCullough as President and CEO for Skanska USA Commercial Development, overseeing its commercial and multi-family development operations in the United States.

Murphy will join the Global Skanska Commercial Development Management Team and Skanska USA senior leadership team. He will report to Skanska AB Executive …

Coffman Engineers' Zeigler Receives National ASHRAE Award

ANCHORAGE, AK — Nathan Zeigler, PE, a Senior Project Manager in Coffman’s Anchorage office, was presented the William J. Collins, Jr. Research Promotion (RP) Award at ASHRAE’s 2022 annual conference in Toronto. This award recognizes one chapter RP Chair from 190 chapters worldwide who excels in supporting …

Henderson Named Facilities Division Manager at Power Engineers

BOISE, ID — POWER Engineers, Incorporated (POWER) names Derek Henderson the head of its Facilities division, succeeding retiring Division Manager John Gunst.

“Derek is an excellent engineer, a strong leader, and a consummate team player,” said Holger Peller, POWER’s Chief Operating Officer. “We’re looking forward to continuing to …

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 …

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Sundt Adds Pittson and Kiener to Idaho Transportation Department Project

POCATELLO, ID — Sundt Construction recently hired Ryan Pittson and Blake Kiener in its Transportation Group. Both will be working on the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) Interstate 86 and Interstate 15 System Interchange project.

“We are excited to welcome Ryan and Blake to our team,” said Thiago Bezerra, Sundt’s …

Schwager Joins Parametrix as Senior Scientist

SEATTLE, WA — Tad Schwager joins Parametrix as a Senior Scientist based in Seattle, Washington. He has over 15 years of experience working in the marine, estuarine, and freshwater ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest and across North America.

Schwager joins Parametrix from Tetra Tech where he served as a Senior …

Tolman Named ITD's New Chief Administrative Officer

BOISE, ID — Longtime Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) financial Controller Dave Tolman will become the department’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), replacing retiring CAO Char McArthur. Tolman has worked in state government for 32 years, including the last 20 years with ITD as Controller. He will oversee the department’s …

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 …

Tsurumi America Appoints Hipwell as New Northwest Regional Sales Manager

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Tsurumi Pump announces Tyrone Hipwell as its new Regional Sales Manager for the Northwest. He will be based in the Salt Lake City, Utah, office. Hipwell has worked in the pump industry for several years and brings a varied technical and sales background to Tsurumi’s …

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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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Leary Joins HNTB as Senior Program Manager of Aviation

BELLEVUE, WA — Richard Leary joins HNTB as a Senior Program Manager of Aviation and Associate Vice President in the firm’s Northwest Division. Leary brings over three decades of experience to this new role, in which he will support project and construction management on aviation programs throughout the Northwest, assisting …

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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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Erickson Joins Parametrix as Senior Planner in Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, OR — Samantha Erickson joins Parametrix as a Senior Planner based in Portland, Oregon. She has 20 years of experience providing transportation planning services to public agencies across the United States.

Erickson comes to Parametrix from Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates where she served as a Senior Planner. Her experience includes …

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Lynde Named New Oregon DOT Delivery and Operations Division Administrator

SALEM, OR — Mac Lynde, the Oregon Department of Transportation's (ODOT) Delivery & Operations Division Deputy Administrator, has been chosen to take the top spot in the division. He has assumed the duties of the position and a recruitment will begin soon to fill the Deputy Administrator role. …

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Michael Baker International Names Dougherty Senior Vice President and Regional Director for Newly Formed Western Region

SANTA ANA, CA — Michael Baker International announces that Malcolm Dougherty, P.E., has been named Senior Vice President and Regional Director for the firm’s newly formed Western Region. As the firm reimagines Michael Baker to better position the company for accelerated growth and to broaden its capabilities, services, and …

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Parametrix Hires Diemer as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

SEATTLE, WA — Brent Diemer joins Parametrix as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has over 25 years of experience in the architecture and engineering industry, specializing in financial management, business growth and expansion strategy, and organizational culture development.

Diemer comes to Parametrix from KLJ Engineering. Prior to …

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Cox Joins HDR as Principal Planner in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA — HDR announces that Jim Cox, AIA, has joined HDR as Principal Planner for the education, science, and advanced technologies sector. While he will support project teams across the globe, Cox is based in Seattle.

In his role, Cox will lead laboratory programming and planning for a …

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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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Ryan's Capital Markets Team Promotes Chambers to Senior Vice President

BELLEVUE, WA — Behind Ryan Companies' acquisitions, dispositions, financings, and joint ventures is the capital markets team. They provide the financial strategy behind the stories the company builds. In 2021 alone, this team of 12 completed nearly $3 billion in transactions. The capital markets team announces that Christa Chambers …

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HDR Employees Across North America Recognized by WTS for Support of Women in Transportation

COLUMBIA, SC — Three HDR employees have been honored with top awards from their local WTS chapters for their support of women in the transportation industry. Raven Gambrell, Michael Book, and Rob Berman have been singled out by their local WTS chapters for the impact they have made …

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Burns & McDonnell Selects Vice President Korinek as General Manager of Denver, Pacific Northwest Offices

DENVER, CO — Burns & McDonnell, a 100% employee-owned engineering, architecture, and construction firm, announces its selection of Vice President Dan Korinek as General Manager for the firm’s offices in Denver, Colorado; Vancouver, Washington; and Portland, Oregon.

Korinek leads a team of nearly 350 multidisciplinary professionals delivering critical infrastructure …

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USACE Alaska District Welcomes Longan as New Deputy Chief of Regulatory Division

JUNEAU, AK — Sara Longan recently assumed duties as the Deputy Chief of the Regulatory Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Alaska District. In her new position, she is responsible for administering and enforcing the USACE regulatory program in Alaska. Longan assists with the development, response, and …

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Selects Stantec for Five-Year Civil Works Contract in Alaska

JUNEAU, AK — Stantec has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity multiple award task order contract with a capacity of $18 million by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Alaska District to provide architecture and engineering design services for civil works projects.

Under the contract, Stantec will provide …

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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Romero Joins Parametrix as Senior Construction Manager

SEATTLE, WA — Michael Romero, LEED AP joins Parametrix as a Senior Construction Manager based in Seattle, Washington. He has over 25 years of industry experience in landscape architecture, project, and construction management. He has spent the last 15 years providing construction and project management services for K-12 schools and …

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Army Engineers Promote STEM Education, Careers During Engineers Week in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, AK — Armed with toothpicks and marshmallows, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Alaska District conducted outreach events at four Anchorage schools to mark National Engineers Week. The annual observance is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and …

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HDR Earns 2022 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards for Projects in Montana and Oregon

GLACIER COUNTY, MT — Several HDR projects in Montana and Oregon received 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The state-winning projects advanced to the national ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards competition, which culminates with the announcement of national award winners at the Engineering Excellence Awards …

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Meta, Formerly the Facebook Company, Awards Hensel Phelps Kuna Data Center

KUNA, ID — As the mission critical sector continues to boom across the nation, so does Hensel Phelps’ footprint in the mission critical space. Meta, formerly known as the Facebook company, has awarded Hensel Phelps an $800-million data center on their Kuna, Idaho, campus.

The project includes preconstruction and construction …

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Shook Brings Client Focus and Expertise as HDR’s New Bus Rapid Transit Leader

PORTLAND, OR — Tom Shook has been appointed HDR’s Bus Rapid Transit Leader. Based in Portland, Oregon, Shook has been with HDR for over six years, during which time he has served as a Project Manager and the Northwest BRT Lead. He is concluding the Mill Plain BRT project …

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PacWest Machinery Hires Peterson as General Manager in Spokane, Washington

SPOKANE, WA — PacWest Machinery announces that Davin Peterson has joined the company as General Manager at its Spokane, Washington, location with responsibility for the company’s Inland Northwest business in eastern Washington, northeast Oregon, and northern Idaho.

“We are very pleased that Davin has become an important member of the …

Audar Rejoins Parametrix as Senior Designer

SEATTLE, WA — Jun Audar rejoins Parametrix as a Senior Designer based in Seattle, Washington. He has over 20 years of engineering experience specializing in CADD support for roadway, rail, bridges, and wastewater treatment projects.

Audar rejoins Parametrix from WSP USA where he served as a Senior Supervising CADD Designer. …

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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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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Tadano Joins Parametrix as Senior Engineer

PUYALLUP, WA — Ty Tadano, PE joins Parametrix as a Senior Engineer based out of Puyallup, Washington. He has 20 years of experience as a civil engineer, specializing in water and wastewater infrastructure.

Tadano comes to Parametrix from Murraysmith. He has served as a Project Manager and Technical Lead for …

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Young Joins Parametrix as Senior Planner

SEATTLE, WA — Fred Young joins Parametrix as a Senior Planner based in Seattle, Washington. He has over 20 years of experience working on public projects that enhance the livability of communities.

Young comes to Parametrix from Alta Planning + Design where he recently served as Managing Director for Southeast …

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Hewitt Brings Intermodal Expertise to HDR as Senior Rail Project Manager

OMAHA, NE — Chad Hewitt, P.E., a nationally recognized expert on intermodal rail terminals, joins HDR as a Senior Rail Project Manager.

Hewitt will be based in Oregon and provide freight rail expertise on HDR’s work throughout the Pacific Northwest. He has managed the design and overseen construction of …

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Otak Welcomes Cavanaugh as Public Sector Architecture Leader

PORTLAND, OR — Otak announces the appointment of a designer of public and community-focused architecture to the team, Brian Cavanaugh, AIA, NCARB, who is the new Public Sector Architecture Leader.

A Portland native, Cavanaugh earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon, where he earned a one-year …

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Parametrix Adds Six New Surveyors in Washington and Oregon

SEATTLE, WA — Parametrix hires six new Surveyors to join the firm’s Seattle, Puyallup, and Bremerton, Washington; and Portland and Bend, Oregon, offices.

Steve McCaskey, PLS joins the firm’s Seattle office as a Surveying Supervisor, leading the Puget Sound survey group. He has 23 years of land surveying experience. McCaskey …

Urbank Elected to Geothermal Rising Board of Directors

BOISE, ID — Geothermal Rising appoints POWER Engineers Senior Project Engineer Jaclyn Urbank to join its Board of Directors as a Consultant Representative.

“We are delighted to see Jaclyn take this influential leadership role in the geothermal sector,” said POWER Executive Vice President Gerry Murray. “Her technical expertise, passion, …

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Alaska DOT&PF’s Schacher Honored with Dr. L.I. Hewes Award

FAIRBANKS, AK — Sarah Schacher, P.E., was presented with the Dr. L.I. Hewes Award at the annual meeting of the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The Hewes Award is presented to one individual each year, selected from nominations of the 18 member states, for outstanding …

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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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Senate Confirms Burke to Oregon Transportation Commission

SALEM, OR — The Oregon Senate recently confirmed Marcilynn A. Burke to the five-member Oregon Transportation Commission. The commission is the state’s transportation governing body, guiding statewide policy and strategic direction to improve and maintain Oregon’s comprehensive multimodal transportation network. Burke will succeed Maurice Henderson, who stepped down …

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Hui Returns to HOK as Regional Leader of Aviation + Transportation in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA — Keith Hui, AIA, returns to HOK as Regional Leader of Aviation + Transportation (A+T) in Seattle. Hui is an architect who brings more than 25 years of experience planning and designing airport terminals and support buildings across the globe. Hui will collaborate with Matt Needham, …

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HNTB Adds Hu as Water Resources Department Manager

BELLEVUE, WA — HNTB hires Henry Hu, PE, Ph.D., PH, CFM, D.WRE, as an Associate Vice President and its new Water Resources Department Manager and Senior Stream Design Engineer. He works in HNTB’s office in Bellevue, Washington.

A seasoned hydrologic and hydraulic engineer, Hu has cultivated relationships with numerous …

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Wongkaew Moves into New Tunnel Leadership Role at HNTB

BELLEVUE, WA — Mike Wongkaew, Ph.D., PE, SE, PMP, is named HNTB Corporation’s National Tunnel Practice Lead - West Region. He is based in Bellevue, Washington, and oversees all tunneling work for the firm’s West and Northwest Divisions.

“This new role reflects the depth of technical excellence toward …

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Waggoner Joins Takeuchi-US as Western Regional Business Manager

FOLSOM, CA — Takeuchi-US names Guy Waggoner as its new Western Region Business Manager (RBM). Waggoner will be responsible for all sales development activity and market share objectives in Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Washington State, Idaho, California, and Hawaii. His duties will include dealer development and recruitment, inventory control, collections, …

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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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Worth Joins Stantec as Mechanical Team Lead in Firm’s Northwest Buildings Practice

PORTLAND, OR — Lance Worth joins Stantec as a Mechanical Team Lead within the firm’s Buildings practice. Worth will be leading mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) teams in projects across the Pacific Northwest, based out of Stantec’s Portland, Oregon, office.

Bringing 14 years of experience to the MEP practice, Worth …

Stanley Consultants Mechanical Engineer, Client Relationship Manager to Focus on Northwest

BOISE, ID — David Compton, Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager, will take on “seller-doer” responsibilities for Stanley Consultants in the Northwest United States for energy clients who are seeking engineering consulting services in both power generation and distribution.

Seller-doer is an industry term for project managers who are also …

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American Equipment Completes Acquisition of Washington Crane & Hoist

PACIFIC, WA — American Equipment Holdings, a Rotunda Capital Partners portfolio company, has acquired Washington Crane & Hoist, a provider of overhead crane maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services and equipment in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Washington Crane is the third acquisition completed by American Equipment since …

Ringer Joins RS&H as Washington West Area Leader

SEATTLE, WA — RS&H welcomes Clayton Ringer, PE to the firm’s Transportation Construction Management Group as Washington West Area Leader. His knowledge and experience in the Pacific Northwest region will be instrumental as RS&H continues to expand its presence and capabilities.

Ringer brings 15 years of experience delivering more than …

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Longtime Chief Deputy Stokes to Take Over as New ITD Director Next Spring

BOISE, ID — The Idaho Transportation Board announces Chief Deputy Scott Stokes will serve as the new Director of the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) beginning in the spring of 2022.

“Scott has been with ITD nearly 30 years, starting as a Staff Engineer designing bridges and rising through the ranks …

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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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Otak Expands Senior Management Team in Oregon and SW Washington

PORTLAND, OR — Otak was founded in Portland 40 years ago to serve both private development and public clients with planning, engineering, and architecture services for urban design and civil infrastructure. Otak recently organized its Portland and Vancouver offices to continue growth in both the private and public client sectors …

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Phillips Receives Stormwater Professional Excellence Award

SEATTLE, WA — The Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA) presented Parametrix’s John Phillips with the Stormwater Professional Excellence Award during the annual conference in Boise, Idaho.x

The award recognizes individuals for outstanding performance, professionalism, and contributions to the stormwater profession. Recipients are recognized for outstanding achievements in stormwater …

POWER Engineers Names Sankaran-Deal Diversity Chair

HAILEY, ID — Human Resources Manager Sumi Sankaran-Deal will lead POWER Engineers’ diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts as the Chair of the company’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, executives recently announced.

“Sumi’s experience at POWER and her proven strategic planning skills make her a natural choice for this role,” said …

H&E Opens New Branch in Ogden, Utah

OGDEN, UT — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of a new rental branch just north of Salt Lake City in Ogden, Utah. It is the company’s third Utah facility. The 8,350-square-foot facility sits on three acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a …

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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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HNTB Names Schnetzer Northwest Division Operations and Delivery Officer

BELLEVUE, WA — HNTB names Tom Schnetzer, PE, the Division Operations and Delivery Officer for its Northwest Division. Schnetzer brings more than 20 years of project management, engineering, and design-build experience to this new combined role. He will be based in HNTB’s office in Bellevue.

In this dual role, …

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Luangrath to Lead CEC Infrastructure Business Unit

BILLINGS, MT — As part of its goal to bring high-speed internet to all corners of the nation, CEC Facilities Group has expanded its infrastructure leadership by hiring Derek Luangrath as its new Infrastructure Business Leader.

Luangrath brings a history of operational, sales, and marketing experience to CEC. Paired with …

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Director Ness to Retire from the Idaho Transportation Department

BOISE, ID — Brian Ness, the longest-serving Director in the history of the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), announces his retirement after 12 years at the helm.

“I have had the honor of serving you as your director, and I am proud of the many accomplishments we have achieved together,” …

Anderson Named Alaska’s New DOT Commissioner

ANCHORAGE, AK — Governor Mike Dunleavy names Ryan Anderson as the new Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. Anderson most recently served as Northern Region Director for the department. He replaces John MacKinnon, who served as Commissioner since December 2018.

“Commissioner Anderson built an …

USACE Alaska District Welcomes Brickner as New Deputy Commander

ANCHORAGE, AK — Maj. Virginia R. Brickner recently assumed duties as Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District. She manages the organization’s resources, manpower, and programs to support the annual execution of military construction, civil works, and environmental cleanup activities throughout the state. She …

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US Army Corps of Engineers Welcomes Wickham as New Contracting Chief

ANCHORAGE, AK — Tracy Wickham recently assumed duties as Chief of the contracting division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Alaska District.

In his new position, he is responsible for the planning and execution of the USACE contracting mission in Alaska. In a typical year, this workload …

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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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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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Meester Named President of Genie

REDMOND, WA — John L. Garrison, Jr., Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Terex Corporation, announces that Simon A. Meester has been appointed President of Genie. Meester will continue to report to Garrison and join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Meester most recently served as Chief …

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Cox Joins HDR as Health Planning Principal

SEATTLE, WA — Cindy Cox, AIA, ACHA, joins HDR as a Health Planning Principal based in the Seattle architecture studio.

In this role, Cox will be responsible for guiding the Seattle health practice while also supporting the growing health practice in Asia. She brings to HDR over 35 years …

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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 …

HNTB Names Sears President of Northwest Division

BELLEVUE, WA — HNTB’s Mel Sears, PE, PMP, has been named President of the firm’s Northwest Division, overseeing vital and complex infrastructure programs in growth markets, including highways, rail/transit, tolling and aviation. He is based in the firm’s Bellevue, Washington, office.

“As our fastest growing division, the Northwest …

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POWER Engineers Names Haynes New CEO

HAILEY, ID — The POWER Engineers Incorporated (POWER) Board of Directors appoints Jim Haynes as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the firm. Haynes has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the past six years and was previously the Division Manager of POWER’s Facilities …

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Minnich Manufacturing Appoints McLaren as West Coast Sales Manager

MANSFIELD, OH — Minnich Manufacturing, a manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators, and vibrator monitoring systems, announces Shawn McLaren as the company’s new West Coast Sales Manager.

Joining the company three years ago, McLaren has had experience in shipping management, inside sales, and the fabrication of hydraulic …

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White Joins HDR as Washington Dams, Levees, and Civil Works Lead

OLYMPIA, WA — Patrick White joins HDR as the Washington Dams, Levees, and Civil Works Lead. White has 12 years of experience primarily focused on dam safety-related projects for earthen and concrete dams, levees, and coal ash ponds across the southeastern United States. His work has ranged from exploration and …

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PacWest Machinery Announces Distribution Agreement with Atlas Copco

SEATTLE, WA — PacWest Machinery announces an agreement with Atlas Copco Power Technique to distribute their portable power equipment.

“We are delighted to partner with Atlas Copco to better serve our customers in the Pacific Northwest," said Jolene Logue, President of PacWest Machinery. "PacWest and Atlas Copco share the …

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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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Nuss Joins Stantec to Grow Water Presence in Washington

BELLEVUE, WA — Stephen Nuss joins Stantec as a Principal and Practice Leader in the company’s Water group. Nuss will work with Stantec’s Washington Water team to win, manage, and deliver projects in the Pacific Northwest.

With more than two decades experience directing and leading civil and environmental engineering projects …

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Coffman Engineers Announces New Shareholders and New Board Director

SEATTLE, WA — Coffman Engineers announces new Shareholders and a new Director on Coffman’s board of directors. New shareholders in the Seattle and Spokane offices include Fred Barker, SE; Matt Hebert, PE; Jeff Mitchell, SE; and Trevor Schultz, PE. Coffman’s shareholders elected Chad Heimbigner, PE, …

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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 …

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 …

Sakai America Announces Appointment of New Dealer

POWELL, WY — Sakai America, Inc. announces Frost Machines as a new authorized dealer with areas of responsibility including Northern and Western Wyoming, Eastern Idaho, and all of Montana.

Frost Machines is based in Powell, Wyoming. The dealership includes sales, parts, and service of the heavy equipment product lines of …

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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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Haulotte North America Welcomes Esteban as New West Coast Sales Representative

PORTLAND, OR — Haulotte North America welcomes Ted Esteban as the new West Coast Sales Representative. Esteban will support existing customers and be responsible for leading sales growth within the region. His region includes the following states: California, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and Nevada.

“We …

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Pietz to Serve as New Administrator for Policy, Data, & Analysis Division at Oregon DOT

SALEM, OR — Amanda Pietz, who currently leads the Oregon Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) Climate Office, will be the new Policy, Data, & Analysis Division Administrator, an area focused on shaping the future of transportation.

“The Policy, Data, & Analysis Division is known for its innovation, so Amanda …

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 …

Dynapac Appoints Cole Dealer Sales Manager - Western Region

SACRAMENTO, CA — Dynapac announces the appointment of Steve Cole as Dealer Sales Manager - Western U.S. Region, reporting to Jamie Roush, Vice President of Sales. Cole is the Dealer Sales Manager for the following states: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, North …

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PacWest Machinery Adds Preston and Oney to Washington Location

SEATTLE, WA — PacWest Machinery announces key management additions at its Kent, Washington, headquarters location. Cameron Preston and Jonathan Oney have joined the company as General Manager - Western Washington and Director of Product Support, respectively.

“We are very pleased that Cameron and Jon have joined the PacWest management team,” …

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DLR Group Principal Loynd Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

SEATTLE, WA — The American Institute of Architects has elevated DLR Group Principal Erica Loynd to the 2021 College of Fellows. The honor was awarded to 102 members who have made significant contributions to the architecture profession.

“Erica is an exceptional leader at every level of the industry — within …

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Goodfellow Bros. Commemorates 100 Years

Whether it’s paving new roads or rebuilding after disaster, constructing next generation energy sources or laying pipelines of opportunity, Goodfellow Bros. (GBI) has been an integral part of the development of the West Coast and Hawaii over the last century.

But it’s not just the scope and scale of capabilities …

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Goodfellow Bros. Commemorates 100 Years

Whether it’s paving new roads or rebuilding after disaster, constructing next generation energy sources or laying pipelines of opportunity, Goodfellow Bros. (GBI) has been an integral part of the development of the West Coast and Hawaii over the last century.

But it’s not just the scope and scale of capabilities …

HNTB’s Taylor Recognized as WTS Puget Sound Woman of the Year

SEATTLE, WA — Wendy Taylor, HNTB Project Director and Senior Vice President, was recognized by WTS Puget Sound as Woman of the Year. This award honors an outstanding woman who is a leader and a role model in the transportation industry.

Taylor received her award during the 2021 Virtual …

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Takeuchi Promotes Klusmeyer to Divisional Manager

ATLANTA, GA — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, promotes Shay Klusmeyer to Divisional Manager. Formerly Takeuchi’s Central Midwest Regional Manager, Klusmeyer will now lead Takeuchi’s regional business managers and regional product managers as they support dealers and customers in the company’s West, Southwest, Central Midwest, and Midwest regions. …

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HNTB’s Treyger Recognized as 2021 Engineer of the Year by ACEC Washington

BELLEVUE, WA — HNTB’s Semyon Treyger was honored as 2021 Engineer of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies - Washington at its 54th annual Engineering Excellence Awards.

Treyger, National Practice Consultant - Bridges, HNTB Fellow, and Vice President for HNTB’s Northwest Division, accepted the award virtually …

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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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Blaine Named President of Goodfellow Bros.

WENATCHEE, WA — Goodfellow Bros. announces the appointment of Scott Blaine to President. Blaine served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for four years prior to the appointment, and a Senior Vice President for six years prior to his CFO role.

“The appointment to President is a true honor,” Blaine said. …

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Washington State DOT Partners with North Olympic Salmon Coalition to Remove Fish Barrier Under SR 116

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and a nonprofit organization dedicated to habitat restoration teamed up to remove a fish barrier created about 80 years ago, allowing salmon to freely swim between Oak Bay and southern Kilisut Harbor under State Route 116 on Marrowstone Island.

“This fish barrier correction …

I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project's Historic Albina Advisory Board Members Selected

ALBINA, OR — The Oregon Department of Transportation's (ODOT) Urban Mobility Office announces the 13 members of the new Historic Albina Advisory Board. The board will advise the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project and its Executive Steering Committee about project design and how the project can support future development …

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Retiring Deputy Secretary Metcalf Sets Off Series of Transitions at Washington State DOT

OLYMPIA, WA — Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar announces the appointments of several key positions in his agency’s executive leadership team. The upcoming retirement of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) second in command, Deputy Secretary Keith Metcalf, set these changes in motion, which include new appointments …

Astec Announces Distribution Agreement with Modern Machinery

SALEM, OR — Astec Industries announces that Modern Machinery will now offer Carlson, Peterson, and Roadtec products in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Modern Machinery is currently a dealer for Astec’s KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens.

“We’ve been fortunate enough to represent Astec Industries’ world-class products for over …

Balfour Beatty Announces Dickson as New President in the Northwest

SEATTLE, WA — Balfour Beatty, who operates in the Northwest as Howard S. Wright, announces the promotion of Portland-based executive, Troy Dickson, to President in the Northwest. Dickson will replace former Northwest President, Dan Peyovich, and will provide strategic oversight for the Oregon and Washington state …

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. …

Dynapac and Modern Machinery Strengthen Their Partnership in the Pacific Northwest

MISSOULA, MT — Dynapac North America LLC, a supplier of equipment for compaction and paving applications, announces that Modern Machinery will be expanding their current footprint for Dynapac products into Northern Wyoming, Oregon, and Washington. This will add to their already existing footprint in Montana and Idaho. This addition …

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HNTB’s Schnetzer Recognized as WTS Puget Sound Man of the Year

SEATTLE, WA — HNTB Northwest Division Delivery Officer Tom Schnetzer was recently recognized by WTS Puget Sound, receiving the Honorable Ray LaHood Award, also known as its annual Man of the Year award. The award recognizes male leaders in transportation who actively lead by example in seeking opportunities to …

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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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Environmental Strategy Expert, Beattie, Joins Cardno's Portland Office

PORTLAND, OR — Cardno, an international professional infrastructure and environmental services firm, announces that Karen Beattie has joined the firm as a Business Unit Manager in the company’s Portland, Oregon, office. Beattie has more than 40 years of experience in environmental management programs, permitting, and project management on significant …

Sheron Joins HDR to Drive Northwest Hydropower Program

PORTLAND, OR — Bree Sheron, PE, PMP, is the new HDR Northwest Hydropower Program Manager. Based in Portland, Oregon, Sheron is driving strategic development of HDR’s hydropower program in the region, leading multi-disciplined teams and collaborating with clients as a program and project manager.

“Hydropower is the world’s largest …

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Skanska Promotes Wyckoff to Vice President/Account Manager

PORTLAND, OR — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, promotes Trevor Wyckoff, to Vice President/Account Manager for its building operations in Oregon and Southwest Washington. In this leadership role, Wyckoff is responsible for continuing Skanska’s focus on k-12 educational and health care facilities, among other areas.

“With …

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Electric Vehicle Company Executive, Henderson, Appointed to Oregon Transportation Commission

SALEM, OR — The Oregon Senate confirms Governor Kate Brown’s appointment of Bend executive Maurice Henderson to the Oregon Transportation Commission. Henderson will succeed Martin Callery of Coos Bay. Henderson has extensive experience in transportation and mobility issues, serving currently as Senior Director of Government Partnerships at Bird, a …

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MVE + Partners Hires Pigg to Expand Footprint in Salt Lake City and Beyond

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — MVE + Partners announces the addition of industry veteran and architecture and business development professional Charles Pigg to its leadership team.

Pigg joins MVE as Director of Utah as an Independent Consultant, where he will lead the firm’s business development initiatives and support the company …

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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 …

Wallner Joins HNTB’s National Tunnel and Underground Team as Principal Engineer

BELLEVUE, WA — Robert Wallner joins HNTB Corporation’s national tunnel practice as Principal Engineer and Director, Tunnels and Underground Structures. He is based in the firm’s Seattle-area office and serves as a resource to clients and projects across the nation.

With more than 25 years of experience, Wallner’s expertise …

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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Hollomon Joins Quinn Evans as Chief Technology Officer

PORTLAND, OR — Quinn Evans, a planning and design firm with offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, announces that Andrew Hollomon has joined the firm as Chief Technology Officer. Hollomon, who has more than 20 years of experience in technology and telecommunications infrastructure management in the architectural profession, will …

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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 …

National Trench Safety Announces Relocation of Seattle, Washington Area Operation

SEATTLE, WA — National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, along with trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announces the relocation of its Seattle, Washington, area operation.

NTS has completed its third relocation within …

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Feenaughty Machinery Company Awarded Takeuchi Dealer of the Year

PORTLAND, OR — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, recently awarded Feenaughty Machinery Company as the 2020 Dealer of the Year for its successful sales efforts in 2019. Takeuchi’s Regional Business Manager Hampton Wideman presented the accolade at this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show.

Feenaughty Machinery ranked No. 1 in total …

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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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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 …

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Takeuchi Names Kirychuk as Regional Business Manager for Canada and Alaska

ANCHORAGE, AK — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Patrick Kirychuk as Regional Business Manager for Canada and Alaska, effective immediately. Kirychuk’s main responsibilities include supporting dealers and customers across Canada and Alaska.

Kirychuk has almost two decades of experience in heavy equipment sales and management in various roles. …

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HDR’s Dillon Honored with Kenneth J. Miller Founders’ Award

BELLEVUE, WA — Katie Dillon, Assistant Client Development Leader based in HDR’s Bellevue, Washington, office, has been awarded the Pacific Northwest Section Kenneth J. Miller Founders’ Award.

The Miller Award was established in 2001 by the Board of Directors of Water For People (WFP) to honor outstanding volunteer …

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McElhinney Named New Idaho Transportation Department Chief Operations Officer

BOISE, ID — Dan McElhinney has been selected as the Idaho Transportation Department’s new Chief Operations Officer following a thorough national search. He is expected to begin August 10.

At ITD, McElhinney will be responsible for overseeing more than 12,000 lane miles of highways and roads, more than 1,800 …

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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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Terex Service Centers Authorized for Service and Sale of Fassi Articulating Cranes

WATERTOWN, SD — Terex Services and Fascan International have reached an agreement for Terex to become a full-service dealer of Fassi products. As an authorized dealer, Terex Services will provide maintenance, repair, and parts for Fassi products at its 19 branch locations across much of the U.S., as well as …

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Idaho Transportation Department Partners with Concrete Placing Co. on I-84 Expansion

During the past decade, Idaho has experienced rapid growth, so the state’s Transportation Department has embarked on a $300 million upgrade to Interstate 84, the most traveled highway in the state, with 31 million annual trips.

“This section of I-84 has seen a significant increase in traffic and crashes in …

Phillips Rejoins HNTB in Seattle as Aviation Project Director

BELLEVUE, WA — Gordon Phillips, AIA, LEED AP, rejoins HNTB Corporation’s architecture practice as Aviation Project Director. Based in the firm’s Bellevue office, Phillips delivers design projects for major aviation clients, including Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Phillips is an Architect and an Engineer with more than three decades of …

Washington Governor Appoints Spokane’s Fukai to the State Transportation Commission

OLYMPIA, WA — Governor Jay Inslee appoints Kelly Fukai to serve on the Washington State Transportation Commission. A lifelong resident of Spokane, Fukai has worked in the aviation, energy, electrical, and electronic manufacturing fields, and is currently the Manager of Public and External Affairs at Spokane International Airport.

Fukai’s …

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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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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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Oregon DOT and Washington State DOT Appoint Johnson to Head the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program

PORTLAND, OR — The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announce the appointment of Greg Johnson as the Program Administrator to lead the bi-state Interstate Bridge Replacement Program office. In this role, Johnson will jointly represent both ODOT and WSDOT to lead program development …

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DLR Group Principal Quirindongo Named Citizen Architect

SEATTLE, WA — DLR Group Principal Rico Quirindongo, AIA, said he has a bit of “a board-commitment addiction.” Over his two-decade career he has given his time to pro-bono work for numerous nonprofit organizations, led the AIA Seattle board, and has worked with city officials on numerous urban renewal …

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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 …

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 …

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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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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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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, …

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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 …

HDR Adds Composting Expert Hill to Organics Management Team

SEATTLE, WA — Geoff Hill has joined HDR as an Organics Management Specialist. Based in Seattle, Hill will partner with clients on complex composting and anaerobic digestion projects to help them plan, design, permit, and operate facilities to achieve green waste and food waste diversion goals amid increasingly stringent regulations. …

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Criswell Joins Oregon DOT as Division Administrator

SALEM, OR — The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has a new leader for the newly-formed Public Transportation Division. Karyn Criswell recently stepped into the role of Division Administrator.

"We are excited to tap into Karyn’s experience bringing diverse interests together to forge partnerships that improve the public and active …

Shannon Joins HNTB Seattle as Project Director of Highway Transportation

BELLEVUE, WA — Michael Shannon, PE, returned to HNTB Corporation as Project Director in the firm’s Bellevue office. In his new role, Shannon will work with agencies such as the Washington State Department of Transportation, Sound Transit, Port of Seattle and the Seattle Department of Transportation, helping to strategize …

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RDO Equipment Promotes Bonini to Vice President

RIVERSIDE, CA — Duane Bonini has been named Vice President of RDO Equipment Co.’s Vermeer division. Bonini is overseeing all of RDO’s domestic Vermeer operations, which includes California, Hawaii, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon and northern Nevada.

Bonini grew up in the construction industry, working as a Vermeer Equipment Operator …

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Oregon DOT Names Three Leaders to New Office of Urban Mobility and Mega Project Delivery

SALEM, OR — The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is developing a new focus on comprehensive solutions to congestion, access and mobility issues, which affect quality of life and economic health far beyond the Portland metro area. This new focus responds to public and stakeholder feedback and aligns with the …

Six New Owners Join DOWL’s Ranks

ANCHORAGE, AK — DOWL is a company where many of its leaders are shareholders in the firm. This year, DOWL announces six new Owners, each of whom has distinguished themselves as experts in their field and as contributors to the company’s long-term success.

Jim Albin, PE
Albin is a Civil …
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Anvil Welcomes Mahoney as New President and Lewis as New CFO

BELLINGHAM, WA — Anvil announces two key management changes: John Mahoney as Anvil’s President and Dan Lewis as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Mahoney joined Anvil in 2014 as a Project Manager, most recently serving as BP Cherry Point Program Manager. He brings decades of industry experience and a proven record …

RDO Integrated Controls and PRS Partner on Topcon Intelligent Paving Suite

FARGO, ND — RDO Integrated Controls (RDOIC) and Pavement Recycling Systems (PRS) are teaming up to bring Topcon’s Intelligent Paving suite of products to customers in eight states across the companies’ footprints. Effective immediately, RDO Equipment Co. stores will sell Topcon’s Intelligent Paving products across Arizona, California, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, …

GeoEngineers Hires Graham as CFO

REDMOND, WA — GeoEngineers officially welcomes Ty Graham as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. Graham is a veteran CFO and Investment Manager with more than 30 years of experience in the world of technology and venture capital — especially telecommunications.

Early in his career Graham was the Vice President of …

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HNTB Adds Thompson as Senior Transit Planner and Proia as Project Director and VP in Seattle

BELLEVUE, WA — Carol Thompson joins HNTB Corporation as Senior Transit Planner, and Kimberly Proia, PE, joins HNTB as a Project Director and Vice President. They are both based in the firm’s Bellevue, Washington, office.

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Thompson brings nearly 50 years of industry experience in transportation planning within …
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GLY Construction Names Herb as CEO, Announces Three New Shareholders

BELLEVUE, WA — GLY Construction, an employee-owned general contracting firm, announces that it has promoted Ted Herb to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Herb succeeds Jim Karambelas, who is retiring after 25 years with the company.

Herb joined GLY in 1987 as a Project Engineer, rising to …

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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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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 …

Doosan Infracore Adds New Authorized Equipment Dealer Serving Idaho, Washington

HAYDEN, ID — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with an additional location of Cascade Trader Inc. as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan equipment.

The company now offers its customers in Hayden and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Spokane, Washington, …

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Alaska DOT&PF Deputy Commissioner Binder Appointed Chair of NASAO

ANCHORAGE, AK — The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) announces the 2019-2020 board at NASAO’s 88th Annual Convention & Trade Show in St. Paul, Minnesota. The NASAO board, comprised of state aviation directors will be led by Chair John Binder, A.A.E., Alaska Department of Transportation & Public …

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Taylor Named Group Director for HNTB in Seattle

BELLEVUE, WA — Deborah Taylor, CEP, was named Group Director for HNTB Corporation’s Bellevue, Washington, office. A transportation environmental planner with more than 33 years of experience, Taylor manages HNTB’s environmental, structures, urban planning and mechanical, electrical and engineering departments. She also will help meet growth goals for …

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DLR Group Appoints Two Managing Principals: McKay and Fuller

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — DLR Group Managing Principal & CEO Griff Davenport, FAIA, announces that Steve McKay, RIBA, LEED AP from Seattle, Washington, and John Fuller, LEED AP from Overland Park, Kansas, have each been appointed a DLR Group Managing Principal.

McKay is the firm’s Global Design Leader and Fuller …

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K-Tec Announces Dealers of Excellence

SPENCER, OH — K-Tec Earthmovers recently held their first Dealership Network Scraper Symposium event, in Manitoba, Canada. The event hosted 56 professionals representing 22 different organizations, traveling from as far away as Japan, Sweden and Australia to hear the latest advancements in K-Tec’s earthmoving product offerings.

As part of the …

Idaho Transportation Department Wins Two AASHTO President’s Awards

BOISE, ID — The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) won a pair of President’s Awards from the American Association of Transportation and Highway Officials (AASHTO). ITD won in the Environment category for a project on US-12 in north-central Idaho and in the Research category for a project in southwestern Idaho on …

Oregon Transportation Commission, Oregon DOT Announces New Leadership

SALEM, OR — A new month signals a new era for the Oregon Transportation Commission and the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). The commission, which oversees the state’s transportation system and ODOT, has a new Chair.

Robert Van Brocklin, a lawyer with Oregon’s largest law firm, Stoel Rives LLP, …

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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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Pettibone X-Series Service School Offers Hands-On Training for Dealers

BARAGA, MI — Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has launched a new X-Series Service School program to provide live, in-person machine training opportunities for members of its dealer network. Hosted by Pettibone dealers at various regional locations, the service school is specifically focused on Pettibone’s next gen X-Series Extendo and Traverse telehandlers. …

Oregon Transportation Commission Offers Oregon DOT Director Position to Strickler

SALEM, OR — The Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) recently offered the position of Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Director to Kris Strickler, who is currently Oregon’s Highway Division Administrator.

If Strickler accepts the OTC’s offer and is confirmed by the Oregon Senate, he will become ODOT’s 12th Director. The commission …

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Nguyen Honored with Award from American Society of Civil Engineers

BELLEVUE, WA — Don Nguyen, PE, ENV SP, STP2, was recently honored as one of the top young engineers in the nation by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Nguyen was named a recipient of this year’s Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement. The award goes …

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CTL|Thompson Opens Office in Bozeman, Montana

BOZEMAN, MT — CTL|Thompson, Inc. (CTL), a full-service geotechnical, structural, environmental and materials engineering firm based in Denver, Colorado, has opened a satellite office in Bozeman, Montana.

The new office will allow CTL to provide construction observation and materials testing services, engineering investigation and design services to assist development, design …

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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Miller Named Group Director for HNTB in Seattle

BELLEVUE, WA — Bradley Miller has been named HNTB Corporation’s Seattle Group Director, based in the firm’s Bellevue, Washington, office. An Associate Vice President, Miller brings 28 years of transportation industry experience to the position. He recently transferred to the Seattle area from HNTB’s Indianapolis office where he was …

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Marciante Joins HNTB as Emerging Mobility Solutions Engineer

BELLEVUE, WA — Loreana Marciante, PMP, joins HNTB Corporation as Emerging Mobility Solutions Engineer, based in the firm’s Bellevue, Washington, office. Marciante focuses on advanced technologies programs and is a resource for HNTB in the electric vehicle solutions space. Marciante also supports Zero Emission Vehicle programs across the country …

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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 …

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces 2018 Perpetual Pavement Award Winners

ORANGE PARK, FL — Six departments of transportation were named as winners of 2018 Perpetual Pavement Awards by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). The award celebrates long-life asphalt pavements that reflect the characteristics of a Perpetual Pavement design.
The award is presented to state transportation departments and local agency road …

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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Seventeen HDR Projects Receive National Recognition

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council of Engineering Companies has recognized 17 HDR projects with national awards. The projects represent a wide range of disciplines and regions across the United States.
Three HDR projects received Grand Awards at the ceremony of ACEC’s 52nd Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. …

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Stantec Receives Alaska Governor’s Safety Award of Excellence

ANCHORAGE, AK — Stantec, a global architecture, engineering and design firm with three offices in Alaska, recently received the Governor’s Safety Award of Excellence. The award is presented to Alaska organizations — including companies, government entities and nonprofits — that demonstrate distinction in the safety and health of their …

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Collins Named HNTB Office Leader in Seattle

BELLEVUE, WA — Kevin R. Collins, PE, has been named HNTB Corporation’s Seattle Office Leader, based in the firm’s Bellevue office. A Vice President, Collins brings more than two decades of transportation industry experience to the position. He succeeds Jim Thomson, PE, who recently was appointed President …

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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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American Concrete Pumping Association Announces Elections Results

LEWIS CENTER, OH — The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) recently announced the election of its new executive board at the ACPA Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation in Las Vegas. Elected to serve a one-year term, the newly elected Executive Board includes:

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President: Gary Brown - R.L. McCoy, …
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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 …

Manitowoc Appoints Leavitt Cranes as Newest Potain Tower Crane Dealer in Washington and Oregon

SEATTLE, WA — Manitowoc Cranes has appointed a new Potain self-erecting crane dealer, Leavitt Cranes. The company will sell and support the cranes in Washington and Oregon, as well as providing consultation and training. The Washington-based company, a division of Pacific Northwest Company, has an extensive history of …