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Gaffney Named Northern California Office Leader for HNTB

OAKLAND, CA — HNTB Corporation names Shannon Gaffney Northern California and Nevada Office Leader and Vice President, overseeing offices in Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, and Las Vegas. She succeeds former Office Leader Jeff Watson, PE, PMP, who was appointed to HNTB West Division President and Senior Vice President. …

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Sisneros Appointed to New Mexico DOT State Transportation Commission

SANTA FE, NM — Chandelle Sisneros was sworn-in as the new District One Commissioner for the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) State Transportation Commission.

Sisneros has deep roots in NMDOT as well as the community of Las Cruces. Her father, grandfather, and great grandfather all worked for the Department …

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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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Sundt Welcomes Dickey as New Project Executive in Tucson

TUCSON, AZ — Sundt Construction adds Project Executive Bob Dickey to its Industrial Group to support Sundt’s mining projects.

“Bob brings over 30 years of invaluable experience and expertise to Sundt,” said Senior Vice President and District Manager Clint Sundt. “With his knowledge of the mining industry, he will …

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The Weitz Company Welcomes Carraway to Southwest Business Development Team

PHOENIX, AZ — The Weitz Company welcomes Krystal Carraway to her new role as Business Development Manager of its Southwest office based in Phoenix, Arizona. As an Arizona native with five years of experience in the construction industry, Carraway has a track record in building client relationships, developing strategic partnerships, …

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Total-Western Plans to Expand Energy Services with Addition of Cascia

PHOENIX, AZ — Total-Western announces that it is expanding the depth and reach of their Energy services with the addition of Joseph Cascia, National Business Development Manager.

"I'm thrilled to reunite with old friends and align with new colleagues who were once fierce competitors. I have known Total-Western from …

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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 …

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Sundt Construction Promotes Infantino and Tackett

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction announces the promotion of Sal Infantino to Vice President and Preconstruction Manager and Brad Tackett to Vice President and Business Development Manager for its Industrial Group.

“Sal and Brad bring extensive experience to their roles and have contributed greatly to Sundt’s success over the years,” …

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Ungemah Joins HDR as Managed Lanes and Alternative Revenue Practice Lead

DENVER, CO — A recognized national thought leader on road pricing systems, including managed lanes, road user charging and tolling, David Ungemah joins HDR as its Managed Lanes and Alternative Revenue Practice Lead.

Ungemah, based in HDR’s Denver office, will build on the company’s growing practice as a preferred global …

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Building Enclosure Performance Expert Kosis Joins Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

DENVER, CO — Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) welcomes Alex Kosis back to the firm as an Associate Principal, bolstering the company's expertise in building enclosure engineering consulting and sustainable building practices. He joins SGH’s Building Technology group from Denver, Colorado, partnering closely with SGH colleagues in the San Francisco …

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Byrd to Lead Advisory National Business Line for WSP USA

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Christi Byrd has been named National Business Line Leader for Advisory at WSP USA, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy.

In her new role, Byrd will lead the continued expansion and success of the Advisory practice, which has more than 300 team members nationwide, with …

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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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Mason Joins DLR Group as Climate Action Strategist

DENVER, CO — DLR Group Chief Climate Officer Premnath Sundharam, AIA, CEM, announces Patti Mason, LEED AP, has joined the firm in the new role of Climate Action Strategist. She will work with DLR Group studios and clients to develop and implement specific climate strategies throughout the full …

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MYCON General Contractors, Inc. Promotes Dubec to Senior Vice President

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) promotes Rick Dubec, Partner and Vice President, to Senior Vice President. As Senior Vice President, Dubec is responsible for leading the continued growth of MYCON’s Central Texas and Arizona offices, as well as the firm’s special projects and distribution …

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Stantec Expands Health Design Services Team in Denver

DENVER, CO — Global integrated design firm Stantec has expanded its health sector presence in Denver with the addition of five strategic hires.

“I am elated to support these talented experts. Together, they have tremendous power to innovate in the region for health care systems with the full support of …

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Clint Sundt Promoted to Senior Vice President and District Manager at Sundt Construction

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction announces the promotion of Clint Sundt to Senior Vice President and District Manager overseeing mining and special projects.

“Clint has been serving Sundt’s mining clients for over 30 years and has built a reputation of being a trusted partner to deliver some of the most …

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HNTB Announces Watson as West Division President and Senior Vice President

SACRAMENTO, CA — Responding to ongoing growth and a robust U.S. transportation market, HNTB Corporation announces Jeff Watson, PE, as West Division President and Senior Vice President.

“Under the leadership of ... Jeff, HNTB will further strengthen partnerships with clients and communities in the ... West Division," said Rob …

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Wyoming Governor Appoints Westby Director of Wyoming DOT

CHEYENNE, WY — Governor Mark Gordon appoints Darin Westby Director of the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT). Westby has served as Interim Director of the agency since March. He was one of three finalist candidates for the position that the Wyoming Transportation Commission submitted to the Governor.

Prior to joining …

AED Announces Stoltz as New Senior Regional Manager

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) announces the addition of Nichole Stoltz as Senior Regional Manager. Stoltz is replacing Jonathan Porter, who has been promoted to Manager of Government Affairs and is now joining the AED government affairs team headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Stoltz is a graduate of …

AZ Water Association Names Ledbetter Construction Professional of the Year

PHOENIX, AZ — Archer Western Project Executive Kyle Ledbetter has been named the 2023 Construction Professional of the Year by the AZ Water Association. Ledbetter has 18 years of experience building water and wastewater projects with Archer Western across the state of Arizona, having completed water projects throughout metro …

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CFC Construction Promotes Smith as Firm’s President

GOLDEN, CO — CFC Construction, a member of the Big-D Family of Companies, announces that Sean Smith, an industry executive with more than two decades of experience, has been elevated to the role of President.

Smith, who joined CFC Construction in 2018, was previously in charge of business …

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

SANTE FE, NM — 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 …

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Jefferies Joins HNTB as Project Director in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Randy Jefferies joins HNTB as an Engineering Project Director and Associate Vice President in Salt Lake City. In this role, Jefferies will be responsible for leading complex transportation projects spanning a variety of transportation modes, including highways, transit, and active transportation.

“Randy’s combination of leadership …

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BOMAG Americas Expands its National, Regional Rental Sales Force

DENVER, CO — BOMAG Americas announces a new National Accounts Manager plus recent additions to its regional rental sales manager (RSM) team. Having a sales manager dedicated to national and larger regional rental chains plus RSMs serving smaller territories allows BOMAG to enhance the level of sales support it offers …

Eldridge Named Chief Operations Officer at Stanley Consultants

BROOMFIELD, CO — Stanley Consultants, a global engineering firm, hires Greg Eldridge as Chief Operations Officer. Eldridge was most recently Global Vice President of Growth and M&A Strategies for a large publicly traded AEC firm. He served in the US Army Corps of Engineers and has over 25 years …

Michael Baker International Names Cabrera Office Executive in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ — Michael Baker International announces that Tony Cabrera, P.E., has been promoted to Office Executive for the firm's Phoenix, Arizona, office. In this role, Cabrera will lead a multi-disciplinary team in executing client projects and continuing to expand the business with new clients, markets, and capabilities.

"Michael …

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Sundt Transportation Group Adds Denker as New Project Manager

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt’s Transportation Group hires Matthew Denker as a new Project Manager in Arizona. He will provide project management assistance and estimation for the Transportation Group’s upcoming pursuits.

Denker has experience in the administration and construction of major highway and street projects in the public and private …

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Washington to Strengthen HDR’s Transportation Equity and Environmental Justice Team

DENVER, CO — HDR announces Mike Washington will head the U.S. Central region equity and environmental justice activities for its transportation equity and environmental justice team.

Washington is an equity and government affairs expert who brings knowledge in equity public policy, transit planning, government relations, environmental justice, public engagement, and …

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Wassef Leads Weitz Southwest Office as General Manager

PHOENIX, AZ — The Weitz Company announces Mina Wassef as the General Manager of its Southwest office based in Phoenix, Arizona. Wassef has been with the company for 10 years, starting with Weitz’s parent company, Orascom Construction PLC, as a Corporate Business Development Manager. As the newly appointed General …

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Wienberg Joins Perkins&Will as Firm Expands its Transportation Planning and Design Practice

DENVER, CO — Global architecture and design firm Perkins&Will welcomes Julie Wienberg, a national leader in aviation architecture. Wienberg will oversee Perkins&Will’s airport planning and design services, strengthening the firm’s leadership position in the market. With domestic air traffic expected to swell this year beyond pre-pandemic levels — and …

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Cohen Joins HDR as Senior Transit Bus Specialist

DENVER, CO — Expert transit maintenance professional Tony Cohen joins HDR as a Senior Transit Bus Specialist, bringing more than 30 years of transit fleet and facility maintenance and zero emissions experience to the firm.

In this role, Cohen will serve as an expert in all aspects of bus fleets, …

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Kerby Promoted to COO Role in Big-D Family of Companies

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Michael Kerby, who has been serving as President of Big-D Signature Group and sits on Big-D’s Executive Board, has been promoted to a Chief Operating Officer (COO) role within the Signature Group and the Big-D Family of Companies.

Kerby has significantly grown the …

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Stantec Adds Whitlock as New Buildings Practice Leader

DENVER, CO — Global integrated design firm Stantec welcomes Jason Whitlock as the Buildings Practice Leader for the Denver market. Whitlock brings more than 25 years of urban design, architecture, and placemaking expertise to the role. He will be responsible for top-line strategy and performance, design and project delivery excellence, …

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Sundt Construction Welcomes McDonald as New Sustainability Director

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction hires Richard McDonald as its Sustainability Director to implement and maintain sustainability initiatives and serve as a sustainable construction expert for Sundt employee-owners.

“Sundt has long been an advocate of sustainable business practices and a trusted partner for our clients as they pursue their own …

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Utah DOT Announces Huot as Next Deputy Director of Planning and Investment

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Ben Huot will serve as the new Deputy Director of Planning and Investment for the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), starting July 15. Huot will succeed Teri Newell, who is retiring after 35 years of service in the transportation field.

In this role, Huot …

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Las Vegas-Based Snyder of Brightline West to Serve as President of the Associated General Contractors of America

LAS VEGAS, NV — The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) announces that Lester C. Snyder, Executive Vice President of Las Vegas-based Brightline West, will serve as its new national President for the coming 12 months.

“The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) serves as the single forum …

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McCarthy Hires Everhart as Vice President of Finance, Southwest Region

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. hires Jane Everhart as Vice President of Finance for the firm’s Southwest region. In this role, Everhart will oversee the financial and operational results for the Southwest region, serving as a strategic business partner to the Regional President, Vice Presidents of Operations, and …

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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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Gilbane Building Company Names Le Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for the US West Region

LOS ANGELES, CA — Gilbane Building Company announces that Tuyet Le has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for its Western Division which includes business operations in California, Arizona, and Nevada. In her role, Le will help drive strategic growth in the region’s health care, …

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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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HNTB’s Denver Office Continues Growth with New Project Wins and Hires

DENVER, CO — HNTB Corporation continues to experience significant growth in its Denver office after winning several new projects with the Colorado Department of Transportation, Denver International Airport, the City and County of Denver, and other clients in the West Region.

To support these and future projects, the Denver …

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Olsson Names Erramouspe Colorado Office Leader

DENVER, CO — Olsson appoints Josh Erramouspe as Colorado Office Leader. Erramouspe will oversee operations for all Olsson Colorado offices, including locations in Denver, Loveland, and Colorado Springs. He will also develop and execute strategies that grow Olsson’s brand, reputation, and clients in the state.

Erramouspe has nearly two decades …

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Sundt Industrial Group Adds Patterson as New Business Development Representative

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt’s Industrial Group hires Jessica Patterson to serve as a Business Development Representative in its Tempe office.

“We are excited to welcome Jessica, who comes in with a passion to drive results,” said Brad Tackett, Sundt Industrial Group’s Business Development Manager. “We look forward to …

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Fatseas Joins Thornton Tomasetti as Vice President in Denver

DENVER, CO — Façade access engineering specialist John Fatseas joins Thornton Tomasetti’s Denver office as Vice President. As head of the firm’s façade access team, the new Vice President will be working with clients and project partners on the development of façade access and maintenance strategies for new and …

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Sibul Named WSP USA Southwest Mountain Transportation Lead

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — WSP USA, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy, hires Matthew Sibul as Transportation District Business Line Lead for the firm's Southwest Mountain district. In this role, Sibul leads operations, project delivery, and client success to help grow WSP's transportation business in a five-state …

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SmithGroup Hires Perrone to Lead Phoenix Higher Education Studio

PHOENIX, AZ — SmithGroup hires Carrie Perrone as Higher Education Studio Leader in its Phoenix office. The move marks Perrone’s return to SmithGroup, where she previously served as a Principal and Education Strategist with a focus on planning and designing learning environments. In her new role, Perrone will lead a …

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Takeuchi Hires Wells as Southwest Regional Business Manager

KATY, TX — Takeuchi-US names Austin Wells as its new Southwest Regional Business Manager.

Wells will manage all sales activity in the Southwest region, which includes Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado. His duties will include dealer development and recruitment, inventory control, forecasting, promotions, sales planning, and goal setting within that …

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Wilford W. Clyde Retires from Clyde Companies

OREM, UT — Wilford W. Clyde announces his retirement from Clyde Companies (CCI). However, Clyde will retain his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

The announcement comes on the heels of Jeremy Hafen being named as CEO last month, a position previously held by Clyde.

"It's been an …

Encore Electric Announces Planned Succession Leadership Changes

LAKEWOOD, CO — As part of the planned succession of the organization, Encore Electric announces a new structure for the organization’s leadership team. Andy Gordon, current Chief Operating Officer, has stepped into the role of President and Willis Wiedel has been named Chief Executive Officer. Wade Stencel, the …

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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Samaniego Promoted to Senior Vice President and Shareholder of Bohannan Huston, Inc.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — The Bohannan Huston, Inc., (BHI) Board of Directors announces a new leadership promotion. Juan Samaniego, PE was promoted to Senior Vice President of BHI’s Construction Engineering division.

Samaniego's civil engineering experience ranges from planning and design through construction, and he has broad design experience from his …

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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 …

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Transportation Board Approves Larkin-Thomason as Director of NDOT

CARSON CITY, NV — The Transportation Board of Directors unanimously approves the appointment of Tracy Larkin-Thomason as the Director of the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT).

Larkin-Thomason most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Program Development for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA) in Washington, D.C., a …

Wilson & Company Acquires Phoenix-Based HELM, Inc. Employees

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects announces the acquisition of the employees of Holistic Engineering and Land Management, Inc. (HELM) based in Phoenix, Arizona. HELM is a civil engineering consulting company whose work includes drainage, flood hazard mitigation, stormwater management, and water conservation services.

The HELM …

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Hafen Named CEO of Clyde Companies

OREM, UT — The Clyde Companies (CCI) Board of Directors unanimously approves promoting Jeremy Hafen to CEO, effective immediately. Hafen will still serve as President of Clyde Companies.

Wilford W. Clyde, who previously served as CEO, will retain his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

"As a …

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Sundt Hires Lang as Assistant Project Manager, Browne as Business Development Representative in Tempe, Arizona

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction hires Samuel Lang as an Assistant Project Manager in its Building Group and Jenny Browne as a Business Development Representative in its Industrial Group. Both are based in the Tempe, Arizona, office.

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“Samuel brings great experience to Sundt,” said James Pullen, Project …
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Wilson & Company Names Branfort as Chief Information Officer

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects announces that Senior Vice President Ryan Branfort, RLS, GISP, will serve as the company’s first-ever Chief Information Officer (CIO). Branfort will lead the organization’s information technology team, serve on the executive leadership team, and support the board of directors …

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Brinkmann Constructors Promotes Satterthwaite to CEO, Oberle to President

ST. LOUIS, MO — Brinkmann Constructors has completed a leadership succession plan that promotes Brian Satterthwaite to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Tom Oberle to President. Founder Bob Brinkmann, formerly CEO, remains engaged as Chairman of the Board for the company he launched in 1984.

Since 2010, Brinkmann had …

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Byers Elevated to Vice President of Preconstruction for McCarthy’s Renewable Energy & Storage Group

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces the promotion of Brenda Byers to Vice President of Preconstruction for the firm’s Renewable Energy and Storage Group. During her six years at McCarthy, Byer’s passion for sustainability and providing a client-focused approach to renewable energy solutions has been instrumental in the …

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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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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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McKissack & McKissack Appoints Jenkins Vice President of Operations for the Midwest and West

CHICAGO, IL — McKissack & McKissack, a Black- and woman-owned architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) company, announces that Girard Jenkins has been promoted to Vice President of Operations for the Midwest and West. The Chicago-based project executive, who has more than 35 years of experience leading public and private …

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Ostermiller Joins HNTB as Senior Project Director in West Region

DENVER, CO — Robert Ostermiller, PE, joins HNTB as Senior Project Director and Vice President in Denver. In this role, Ostermiller will provide leadership and solutions to transportation clients on big programs. Ostermiller will work closely with clients throughout Colorado, California, and the Western states.

“Rob brings an impressive …

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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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DLR Group's Tribbett to Lead Business Development Efforts for K-12 Education Studio

DENVER, CO — Pamela Tribbett joins DLR Group's K-12 Education studio in Denver. She will lead business development efforts to expand and diversify the firm’s K-12 Education design offerings for school districts and communities in Colorado and Wyoming.

Tribbett builds trust with her clients by aligning design expertise with …

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Lucas Joins HNTB as Design-Build Project Director

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Scott Lucas, PE, joins HNTB Corporation as Design-Build Project Director and Vice President, bringing more than 25 years of experience in lead design roles on complex infrastructure projects. Lucas, who is based in the Salt Lake City office, will focus on HNTB’s growing portfolio …

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Acosta Returns to HDR as Architecture Managing Principal in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ — Michelle Acosta, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, rejoins HDR as Managing Principal of the architecture practice in Phoenix. In her new role, Acosta will lead the strategy and success of the Phoenix office, working to provide quality and service to clients, cultivate relationships, and strengthen connections throughout the …

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McCarthy Promotes Ferguson and Moon to Vice President Project Executive

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. promotes Ryan Ferguson to Vice President Project Executive of the Mission Critical project group based in Phoenix, Arizona, and promotes Brandon Moon to Vice President Project Executive of the firm’s aviation group in the Southwest region.

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Ferguson joined McCarthy two years …
Burns & McDonnell Promotes Toporowski to Lead Program Management Projects Across Southwest

PHOENIX, AZ — With a history of project success, Laura Toporowski has been promoted to Department Manager for the regional Construction Group at Burns & McDonnell in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, she and her team will focus on driving growth and leading successful program management projects across the Southwest. …

Macias Joins HDR as Zero Emissions Mobility Senior Program Manager

DENVER, CO — Carly Macias, LEED GA, ENV SP, joins HDR as a Zero Emissions Mobility Senior Program Manager. Based in Denver, Macias will provide transit agencies and fleet owners with strategic leadership as they move toward the vision of zero emissions mobility. She will support projects across North …

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McCarthy Names Williams Business Unit Leader of its Education Group in the Southwest Region

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces that Antonya Williams has been promoted to Business Unit Leader of the firm’s Education group in the Southwest region. She will continue to serve as a member of the national firm’s Executive Leadership Team (ELT), which guides national business strategy, company culture, …

Parametrix Selects Cummings as Director of Transit

RENO, NV — Amy Cummings, AICP, LEED AP has been selected to lead Parametrix’s transit practice companywide.

Cummings is based in Reno, Nevada, and joined Parametrix in 2021 as a Senior Consultant with the firm’s Nevada Transportation Division. Prior to joining Parametrix, she was the Deputy Executive Director/Director of …

Walker Joins HNTB as Senior Program Manager in West Region

DENVER, CO — Del Walker, PE, joins HNTB as Senior Program Manager and Vice President in Denver. In this role, Walker will provide leadership and solutions to transportation clients facing critical infrastructure improvement needs. Walker will work closely with clients throughout Colorado, California, and the Western states to develop …

Anvik Named Business Unit Leader of McCarthy’s National Water Group

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies announces Chris Anvik has been promoted to Business Unit Leader for the firm’s national Water Group, based in Phoenix, Arizona. Anvik has been leading water and wastewater construction teams for McCarthy for nearly 20 years, building major water infrastructure projects and related technical upgrades …

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 Transportation Promotes James to Vice President and Preconstruction Manager

PHOENIX, AZ — Sundt Construction promotes Mike James in its Transportation Group. He will serve as the Vice President and Preconstruction Manager.

“Mike’s talent in preconstruction is exemplary. He will continue to provide leadership and oversight for preconstruction across all four of the group’s regions,” said Jeff Williamson, President …

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 …

Sasaki Appoints Brooks and Cawrse as New Principals in Denver Office

DENVER, CO — Sasaki announces Joshua Brooks AICP, ASLA, PLA and Anna Cawrse ASLA, PLA have been promoted to Principal.

“A hallmark of Sasaki’s success over the years has been welcoming new voices to the firm’s leadership, especially those that offer fresh perspectives and lead us towards innovative opportunities,” said …

Sasaki Welcomes Mendenhall as New Director of Strategic Initiatives

DENVER, CO — Allyson Mendenhall, FASLA, joins Sasaki as the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Sasaki’s landscape architecture, civil engineering, and ecology practice. Mendenhall is a landscape architect who has practiced in several landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firms.

Mendenhall has also just been appointed President of Harvard …

Shinall Joins HNTB as Project Manager in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Kristi Shinall joins HNTB as an Engineering Project Manager in Salt Lake City. Shinall brings over two decades of experience to her new role.

“Kristi is a valuable addition to HNTB, and we are excited to add her high level of project and program management …

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 …

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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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Completes Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, and Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals (RRH), a system of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, and America Development & Investments LLC (ADI), a health care real estate developer based in Dallas, completed construction on the custom-built facility.

With …

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HNTB Names Akhavan Office Leader in Denver

DENVER, CO — HNTB Corporation names Reza Akhavan, PE, its new Office Leader in Denver, Colorado. A veteran engineer and transportation expert, Akhavan brings more than 30 years of experience in planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and program management of transportation projects.

Akhavan leads a team of transportation infrastructure …

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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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McCarthy Holdings Inc. Promotes Newman to Chief Financial Officer

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Holdings Inc. promotes Kristine Newman to Chief Financial Officer. Prior to assuming this role, Newman served as Executive Vice President for the company. She replaces retiring CFO Doug Audiffred, and reports directly to McCarthy Holdings Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ray Sedey.

Newman …

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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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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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Perkins&Will Denver Studio Announces Retirement of Barnard

DENVER, CO — Global architecture and design firm Perkins&Will announces that Andy Barnard of the Denver, Colorado, studio is retiring.

The announcement follows previous leadership changes the studio underwent in January and marks a successful career for Barnard, who worked with the practice for 33 years and was an integral …

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Adolfson & Peterson Tops Out Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital in Peoria, Arizona

PEORIA, AZ — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals (RRH), a system of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, and America Development & Investments LLC (ADI), a health care real estate developer based in Dallas, topped out Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Peoria (RRH Peoria). …

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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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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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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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Ryan Expands into Colorado, Names Monroe New Regional President

DENVER, CO — Ryan Companies has officially expanded into Colorado by naming a new Regional President. Kirk Monroe is now Ryan’s Rocky Mountain Regional President. Having served as one of our partners in Colorado across much of the country for more than 25 years, Monroe is very familiar with the …

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Ryan's Capital Markets Team Promotes Field to Vice President

PHOENIX, AZ — 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 Matt Field …

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SmithGroup Elevates Romero to Workplace Studio Leader in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ — SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, elevates Michelle Romero to serve as Workplace Studio Leader in its Phoenix, Arizona, office. In this role, Romero will lead Workplace Interiors efforts and partner with organizations throughout the Southwest to develop environments that support and transform the way they work. …

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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AECOM Appoints Pullen to Lead its North American Aviation Business

DENVER, CO — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces it has appointed Dwight H. Pullen, Jr., an aviation industry veteran, to lead its North American aviation practice. Pullen joined the global transportation design firm as a Senior Vice President in the Denver, Colorado, office.

With more than 25 …

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HDR Earns 2022 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards for Projects in Arizona and Colorado

TUCSON, AZ — Several HDR<> projects in Arizona and Colorado 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 Gala …

HDR Selected to Study Feasibility of New Rail Line in San Juan County, New Mexico

FARMINGTON, NM — San Juan County, New Mexico, has selected HDR to perform a feasibility study for the Four Corners Freight Rail project. The proposed greenfield rail line would connect the Farmington, New Mexico, area to the national freight network via the BNSF line near Gallup, New Mexico, approximately 120 …

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HNTB Names Curtis as Northwest Division Sales Officer

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — HNTB Corporation names Catherine Curtis as Northwest Division Sales Officer and Associate Vice President, overseeing client infrastructure needs in the firm’s Northwest Division, comprising an eight-state region. She is based in HNTB’s Salt Lake City, Utah, office.

“Catherine’s leadership will be instrumental to our clients …

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Kana-Veydovec Joins Dewberry’s Water Practice

DENVER, CO — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Angela Kana-Veydovec, PE, has been hired as a Senior Project Manager and Water and Wastewater Team Lead in the firm’s Denver, Colorado, office.

With nearly 17 years of experience, Kana-Veydovec joins the firm to help grow …

Nevada's Safety Consultation and Training Section Awards Cashman Equipment with Top Safety Honor

WINNEMUCCA, NV — The Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) of the State of Nevada's Division of Industrial Relations recognizes Cashman Equipment's dealership in Winnemucca, Nevada, for the successful renewal of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). This is the third time the dealership has earned this …

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USAFA Returns Long-Entombed Air Garden to Former Glory

Architecture is an experience, one of time and place, purpose, and point of view. At the United States Air Force Academy, just outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado, the architectural experience is one of exceptional order as the fundamental footfall on a path to excellence. Perhaps the finest collection of Mid-Century …

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Big-D Companies Announces Two New Executive Roles

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — As Big-D Family of Companies continues to grow nationwide with 14 offices in eight states and over 1,500 associates, the company’s executive leadership is also expanding.

Big-D announces Michael Sant, former Senior Vice President, has been named Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) and Shaun Orr …

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HDR’s Alvord Promoted to Transportation Project Controls Director

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — With more than 20 years of innovative digital project management experience and recent management of the project controls cross sector, Joanna “Asia” Alvord has been promoted to serve as HDR's Transportation Project Controls Director.

In her new role, Alvord will provide strategic and technical …

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Liebherr Appoints Gerhardt as 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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McCarthy Promotes Diaz to Project Director of Education Services in Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. promotes Carlos Diaz to Project Director for the firm’s Education Services group, where he specializes in higher education and laboratory construction projects. Since joining McCarthy’s Southwest region more than eight years ago, Diaz has been involved with the construction of education projects throughout …

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McKinstry Strengthens Energy & Technical Services Team with Promotion of Vice Presidents in Mountain Region

GOLDEN, CO — McKinstry, a national construction and energy services firm, announces the promotion of two of its leaders in the Mountain Region to Vice President. McKinstry has elevated Bryan Hanson and Phil Saieg as the Energy & Technical Services line of business adds new teams, new offerings, and …

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Snyder Named New Dam Practice Lead at HDR

DENVER, CO — HDR introduces its new Dam Practice Lead, Kevin Snyder, P.E. For the past 12 years, HDR's dam program has grown under the consistent leadership of Keith Ferguson. As Ferguson transitions into a new role at HDR as Senior Technical Advisor, Snyder will continue the program’s success. …

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Sundt Promotes Rowley to President of its Industrial Group - West

TEMPE, AZ — Longtime Sundt employee-owner and construction industry veteran Cade Rowley has been promoted to President of Sundt Construction's Industrial Group - West. In his new role, Rowley will be responsible for all business development, preconstruction, and operations for the general contractor’s industrial construction work throughout the Western U.S. …

Byres Named Incoming State Engineer for Arizona DOT

PHOENIX, AZ — Gregory Byres, P.E., has been named the incoming Deputy Director for Transportation and State Engineer for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). He will succeed Dallas Hammit, who is retiring after 22 years with ADOT.

Byres is a seven-year veteran of the department, having served …

HNTB Adds Trapani as Senior Project Director in Denver Office

DENVER, CO — Ralph Trapani, PE, joins HNTB’s Denver office as a Senior Project Director. Previously based in HNTB’s Seattle office, Trapani brings more than 40 years of experience and in-depth knowledge of the Denver area to this new role. Leveraging his tunnel engineering expertise, Trapani will help …

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Leadership Changes Announced at Clyde Companies, Inc.

OREM, UT — Clyde Companies, Inc. announces the promotion of Scott Okelberry to Executive Vice President/COO of Clyde Companies, and Mark Elder to President of Sunroc Corp..

Okelberry will take on a restructured role of Jim Golding, President of the Construction Materials & Services Group at Clyde Companies, …

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McCarthy Building Companies Promotes Adams to Project Director

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. announces the promotion of Justin Adams to Project Director for the firm’s health care group. During his 13 years at McCarthy, Adams’ experience has spanned across multiple business sectors, including health care, higher education, K-12, municipal, and water.

In his new role as …

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Power Equipment Company Acquires Golden Equipment Company

DENVER, CO — Power Equipment Company announces that it has acquired Golden Equipment Company, a full-service heavy equipment dealership with locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Farmington, New Mexico, and Durango, Colorado. The acquisition bolsters Power Equipment Company’s presence in New Mexico and Southwestern Colorado with additional equipment and support …

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Ryan Promotes Montague to Vice President of Construction in Southwest Region

PHOENIX, AZ — Ryan Companies announces the promotion of Rich Montague from Director of Construction to Vice President of Construction in the company’s Southwest region.

Based out of Ryan’s Phoenix office, Montague will oversee all construction operations in the Southwest region including design-build management, preconstruction, and construction project execution.

“Rich’s …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Southwest Welcomes Cortazzo as Regional President

TEMPE, AZ — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) has welcomed Robert Cortazzo as Southwest Division President. Cortazzo will leverage more than 30 years of construction industry experience in a variety of executive leadership roles to provide operational and fiscal management for AP’s Southwest region, including client relations, growth, safety, quality, …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Welcomes Smith as Southwest Project Executive

TEMPE, AZ — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, has named Michael Smith as Project Executive for its Southwest division. As Project Executive, Smith will lead AP Southwest’s complex, large-scale projects to ensure construction quality and act as a key contact for clients. …

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Fecon Announces Zeller as New Midwestern Regional Sales Manager

LEBANON, OH — Fecon announces the addition of Dallas Zeller as a Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest region. In his new role, Zeller will assist distributors and other sales channel partners in the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Wisconsin in …

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HNTB Announces Spaethling as New Office Leader in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — HNTB Corporation names Dominic Spaethling its new Salt Lake City Office Leader. In this role, Spaethling will lead a team of more than 40 transportation infrastructure and architecture professionals.

With over two decades of experience in transportation, Spaethling is an industry expert in multimodal solutions …

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New EquipmentShare Location in Las Vegas Area Joins Takeuchi's Dealer Network

LAS VEGAS, NV — Takeuchi-US has added an EquipmentShare location in the Las Vegas, Nevada, metropolitan area to its growing North American dealer network.

The EquipmentShare location in North Las Vegas will now carry Takeuchi’s full line of compact excavators, wheel loaders, and track loaders for sale and rental. The …

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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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Adolfson & Peterson Welcomes Former Tempe, Arizona, Mayor Mitchell as Director of Business Development

TEMPE, AZ — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, has named former Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell as Director of Business Development for its Southwest division.

With over 21 years of construction materials experience and more than 20 years of service as an elected …

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Brazeau Joins the CDM Smith Digital Solutions Team

DENVER, CO — CDM Smith welcomes Gregory Brazeau, PE as a Principal and Senior Manager of Digital Sales Solutions. Brazeau joins the firm's Denver office, where he will work with fellow experts to drive the strategic growth of CDM Smith’s products and services in the marketplace, specifically to advance the …

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Hartfelder Named Prestigious Fellow from the Water Environment Federation

DENVER, CO — Stantec's Jennifer Hartfelder has been named one of 15 outstanding professionals by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) in this year’s 2021 cohort of WEF Fellows. Hartfelder was formally recognized while attending WEFTEC 2021 in Chicago.

The WEF Fellows Recognition Program underscores WEF’s role as a leading …

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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 …

Sakata Joins HNTB’s Denver Office as Environmental Practice Lead

DENVER, CO — HNTB hires Lisa Sakata as Environmental Practice Lead and Associate Vice President. A skilled project manager with more than 20 years of experience in environmental planning and analysis within the transportation, energy, and recreation sectors, Sakata will help build and grow the environmental practice at HNTB’s Denver …

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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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Workplace Strategist Clark Joins SmithGroup’s Denver Office

DENVER, CO — SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, hires Amy Clark to serve as a Workplace Strategist based at the company’s Denver, Colorado, office. Possessing more than 18 years of experience in design and workplace strategy, Clark has delivered solutions for leading organizations such as GoFundMe, Gold’s Gym, Sound …

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CRB Hires McConaughy as Global Lean Director

DENVER, CO — CRB announces Tammy McConaughy as the Director of Lean Delivery. McConaughy has 18 years of experience in the construction industry and 15 years of experience applying lean principles to capital projects. She joins CRB most recently from JE Dunn, where she was a Senior Lean Specialist, focused …

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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 …

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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Shepley Bulfinch Announces Promotion of Herzog Executive Vice President

PHOENIX, AZ — Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm, announces the promotion of Joe Herzog, AIA, to Executive Vice President, Market Strategy in Phoenix, Arizona. The appointment marks the next phase of leadership changes at Shepley Bulfinch following the recent announcement of Angela Watson, FAIA to President and CEO. …

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Sundt’s Meaker Reappointed FDCC Chairman

TEMPE, AZ — The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) has named Sundt Construction’s Associate General Counsel Matthew Meaker Chair of their construction section for a second year. In addition, Meaker will serve as the Vice-Chair of the corporate counsel committee and member of the communications committee.

Meaker …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Promotes Salyer to Vice President of Operations for Southwest Region

TEMPE, AZ — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, promotes Scott Salyer to Vice President of Operations.

In his new role, Salyer will serve as a strategic leader for the company’s Southwest region, charged with managing its internal operations and developing new opportunities …

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ALLU Announces Bejac Corporation as its Newest Dealer

LOS ANGELES, CA — Bejac, based in Los Angeles/Placentia, California, will be selling the heavy range of ALLU D Series Transformer and ALLU Crusher material processing attachments. The partnership with Bejac as its Western distributor reinforces ALLU’s growth strategy and commitment in the region.

Bejac has eight locations in …

Big-D Construction Announces Wilbanks as New National Accounts Manager

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Big-D Construction’s executive leadership team announces the appointment of Holin Wilbanks as the new National Accounts Manager. Wilbanks’ role will encompass business development and account management, working with national accounts throughout the United States to promote the Big-D family of Companies.

“Big-D gives you …

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BOMAG Americas & Road Machinery Expands Coverage in Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ — BOMAG Americas announces its ever-expanding partnership with Road Machinery LLC in Arizona. Road Machinery will help pave the way for growth in Arizona’s roadbuilding and construction markets.

“Road Machinery is a well-respected equipment dealer serving their customers since 1955 through industry-leading equipment, products, and aftermarket support," said …

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Leadership Changes Announced for Dewberry’s Central Colorado Offices

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO — Dewberry announces the promotion of four employees in its Greenwood Village and Louisville, Colorado, offices. Ken Cecil, PE, CFM, has been promoted to Business Unit Manager; Danny Elsner, PE, CFM, has been promoted to Water Resources Department Manager; Jason Margraf, PE, has been …

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McCarthy Building Companies Promotes Rempkowski to Director of Integrated Design

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies announces the promotion of Michaela Rempkowski to Director of Integrated Design for the firm’s national water group. In her new role, Rempkowski is leading the water group’s design services team, which focuses on providing design strategies management and implementation. Her team serves clients with …

Sundt Promotes Favia to Assistand Project Manager in Tempe

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction, Inc., promotes Nick Favia to Assistant Project Manager in its Tempe, Arizona, office.

“Nick has shown he can rise to any occasion,” said Stew Grauer, Vice President and Phoenix Regional Leader for Sundt’s Building Group. “We’re looking forward to seeing him excel in …

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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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Theron Joins Stantec as Senior Principal for Mining Tailings Group

DENVER, CO — Michelle Theron joins Stantec — a global engineering, architecture, and consulting firm — as a Senior Principal Geotechnical Engineer in the Mining Services team. Theron will be designing and assessing tailings facilities for clients across the U.S. and internationally.

Based in the Denver, Colorado office, Theron brings …

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CASE, Sonsray Machinery Provide Equipment for Team Rubicon Wildfire Cleanup Efforts in Arizona

DUDLEYVILLE, AZ — CASE Construction Equipment and its dealer Sonsray Machinery provided equipment and support to Team Rubicon for land clearing and demolition work in Pinal County, Arizona, as part of recovery efforts from the Margo Fire, which hit in April 2021. The effort helped clear more than 286 tons …

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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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Koester Honored with AzAA Corporate Member of the Year Award

PHOENIX, AZ — The Arizona Airports Association (AzAA) held its 2021 Dutch Bertholf Spring Conference recently and awarded their Corporate Member of the Year award to Mark Koester, a Senior Principal and Airport Engineer with Stantec, at their virtual awards event. This Corporate Member of the Year award …

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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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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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Rokbak Revealed: The New Name for Terex Trucks

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

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Weitz Promotes Klem and Evanson to Senior Project Manager in the Arizona Office

PHOENIX, AZ — The Weitz Company announces the promotion of Andrew Klem and Boe Evanson to Senior Project Manager. This promotion solidifies their leadership roles within the Arizona office, allowing them to provide direction to project teams. Both are more than 15-year Weitz employees whose leadership on large, complex projects …

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Doosan Bobcat’s Days of Community Service Brings Together Employees to Volunteer, Give Back

WEST FARGO, ND — Hundreds of Doosan Bobcat employees across several North America locations recently volunteered cumulatively more than 1,500 hours, utilizing Bobcat equipment and their talents to different projects and organizations to complete Doosan Days of Community Service. This companywide volunteer effort celebrates ongoing partnerships within communities where Doosan …

Ramos Joins HNTB as Nevada Practice Builder/Group Director

LAS VEGAS, NV — Eugene “Gene” Ramos, PE, has been named HNTB Corporation’s Nevada Practice Builder/Group Director and Associate Vice President, based in the firm’s Las Vegas office. Ramos brings more than 20 years of infrastructure experience in Nevada and leads HNTB’s strategy to continue growing in the …

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SmithGroup Hires Riedl to Lead Business Development in Denver

DENVER, CO — SmithGroup has hired Jennifer Riedl as a Director of Business Development in the firm's Denver office. Riedl will work to enhance the firm's presence in the Rocky Mountain region by connecting clients requiring design strategy and solutions with SmithGroup's health care and higher education experts.

“Jen is …

Dice Set to Lead HDR’s Health Practice in Denver

DENVER, CO — Cherie Dice, LEED AP, ID+C, WELL AP, NCIDQ, has been named Health Principal for HDR’s architecture practice in Denver, Colorado.

In this position, Dice will lead HDR’s health practice in the Colorado area, employing over two decades of experience in the architecture and design industry …

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Dwire Earthmoving, LLC Gains Greater Opportunities With Move Out West

In recent years, Colorado has become home to many “transplants” – that is, people who are not native to the state moving there and establishing roots. While it’s one thing to move your life, it’s another to move an entire business. With some determination and hard work, that’s exactly what …

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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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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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McCarthy Preconstruction Team Promotes Foster to Director

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies announces that Brett Foster has been promoted to Preconstruction Director. In this new role, Foster will add value during preconstruction to maximize the project team’s vision while also managing cost. Foster has served as a member of McCarthy’s preconstruction team for the last seven …

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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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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 …

Braam Joins HDR as Denver Design Principal

DENVER, CO — James Braam, AIA, LEED AP, joins HDR as Design Principal for the firm’s Denver, Colorado, architecture practice. In this new role, he is charged with championing design excellence for both the local office and region, and to develop innovative, creative, integrated design solutions that are effective …

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HDR’s McGlashan Promoted to Transportation Program Delivery Services Director

DENVER, CO — HDR’s Jason McGlashan, PE, has been promoted to Transportation Program Delivery Services Director. With nearly 30 years of experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams and delivering multimodal solutions, McGlashan will develop and grow the consulting services and program delivery services across all transportation markets. His responsibilities …

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 …

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 …

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Kraft Joins Stantec as Firm Grows its Water Team in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV — Aaron Kraft joins Stantec — a global engineering, architecture, and consulting firm — as Senior Principal in the firm’s water practice based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has experience in water/wastewater operations and maintenance (O&M), strategic capital and master planning, and asset management.

Kraft brings 25 …

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 …

Sakai America Names Talley New Midwest Regional Sales Manager

CHICAGO, IL — Sakai America has added Linden Talley as a Regional Sales Manager to their heavy equipment sales team, focusing on soil and asphalt rollers. He will work with new and current Sakai dealers in the Midwest United States. Talley will cover the following states: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, …

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SmithGroup Awards Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Scholarship in Phoenix Office

PHOENIX, AZ — SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, has named the recipients of the 2021 SmithGroup Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Scholarships. Now in its fourth year, this program was established to support and mentor students from historically underrepresented demographics in architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture, and engineering. …

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Trench Shoring University Now Offers Bilingual English/Spanish Classes to Expand Safety Training

COMPTON, CA — Trench Shoring Company has expanded the strength and experience of its Trench Shoring University (TSU) with the addition of new Trainer, Fred Estrada, and now provides bilingual classes in its training program. Under the management of veteran NAXSA-certified Trainer, Greg Shreenan, Trench Shoring University can …

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Wozniak Named Chief Communications Officer of Stanley Consultants

DENVER, CO — Jennifer Wozniak joins Stanley Consultants, a worldwide provider of engineering, environmental, and construction oversight services, as Chief Communications Officer.

Wozniak will be responsible for elevating the company’s brand awareness, customer engagement practice, and its digital platforms. A Vice President, she will work with the firm’s executive …

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Clint Sundt Tapped for Leadership Role for Sundt Renewables

PHOENIX, AZ — Clint Sundt will serve as the Operations Manager for Sundt Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sundt Construction that was launched last year to focus on utility-scale solar and energy storage projects across the United States. He will oversee construction operations for the subsidiary’s growing portfolio of …

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 …

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 …

Gray Joins HDR as Arizona/New Mexico Right of Way Services Lead

TUCSON, AZ — Joe Gray joins HDR as Arizona/New Mexico Right of Way Services Lead.

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Gray will lead the firm’s right of way business development activities in the Arizona and New Mexico markets and provide support as needed throughout the Southwest.

“I look forward to enhancing …

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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 …

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. …

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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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Williams Earns Promotion and National Appointment to McCarthy’s Executive Leadership Team

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces Antonya Williams was promoted to Executive Vice President and was also appointed to serve on the firm’s Executive Leadership Team (ELT). As Executive Vice President, Williams will continue to lead the Southwest region’s marketing and business development teams in Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, …

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Hensel Phelps Announces Retirement of Miller, Promotion of Douglass to President

DENVER, CO — After 35 successful years with Hensel Phelps, Glen Miller, President of Hensel Phelps Services Group, said his retirement farewells to the company. Miller played an integral part in creating the manage arm of Hensel Phelps, building what is now formally known as Hensel Phelps Services …

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McCarthy Adds Brown as Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan and Vegetation Senior Manager

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. welcomes Virginia Brown as Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and Vegetation Senior Manager for the Renewable Energy & Storage Group. Brown is an environmental soil scientist with a background in the construction industry. She is supporting McCarthy’s Renewable Energy & Storage Group …

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SmithGroup Adds Haehl to Business Development Team in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ — SmithGroup hires Mackenzie Haehl as a Director of Business Development in the Phoenix office. Haehl will support the firm’s presence in the Rocky Mountain region by connecting clients needing design strategy and solutions with SmithGroup’s workplace and health care experts.

“Mackenzie is focused on understanding each client’s …

CASE Dealer Sonsray Machinery Expands into Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ — CASE Construction Equipment dealer Sonsray Machinery is expanding into Arizona with new full-line CASE sales, rental, and service operations in Phoenix and Tucson. The expansion further establishes Sonsray as the largest CASE dealer on the West Coast with 15 locations in five states: California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, …

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EquipmentShare's North Salt Lake Location Joins Takeuchi's Dealer Network

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, has added EquipmentShare of North Salt Lake, Utah, to its growing North American dealer network. The location in North Salt Lake will carry Takeuchi’s full line of excavators, compact track loaders, and wheel loaders for sale and rental. …

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McCarthy Welcomes Three New Partners to its Arizona Team

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. announces three additions to the firm’s Arizona team. The new partners, who are based in the Phoenix office, include Russ Sanders, Charlie Crews, and Frances Inestroza. Together, the new members bring nearly 50 years of experience and will play a …

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Rogers Construction Co. Carves Out a Place for Their Family Business in Southern Utah

Through the desert air and rolling rocky terrain lies the town of St. George, Utah. The area, nicknamed Utah’s Dixie, offers a stunning view of Zion National Park and the Pine Valley Mountains in the distance.

Located between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, locals joke that St. George is …

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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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Arizona Construction Industry Recognizes Three Young Leaders at Rosendin

TEMPE, AZ — Arizona’s construction industry met recently to recognize emerging leaders and the companies that support and encourage professional growth. At the top of that list is Rosendin, an employee-owned electrical contracting company.

In 2020, Rosendin expanded training at its Tempe office and sponsored three emerging leaders to …

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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 …

Curry Supply Company Celebrates One Year of Operation of its Greater Phoenix Location

GILBERT, AZ — Curry Supply recently celebrated an important milestone — a one-year anniversary of the acquisition of a facility located in the greater Phoenix area, Gilbert, Arizona, and the company’s westward expansion.

The Arizona location is ideally located to cater to the clients in the southwest, including Arizona and …

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Governor-Elect Cox Reappoints Braceras as Utah DOT Executive Director

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Utah Governor-Elect Spencer R. Cox reappoints Carlos Braceras as the Executive Director of the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT).

For the past seven years, Braceras has been responsible for UDOT’s more than 1,700 employees and the design, construction, and maintenance of Utah’s 6,000-mile system of …

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Utah DOT Names Wilson as New Deputy Director

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) Executive Director Carlos Braceras appoints Lisa Wilson as the new Deputy Director of Engineering and Operations.

In this role, Wilson will oversee the department’s project development and operations divisions, as well as UDOT’s four statewide regional offices.

For the first …

ABC Elects 2021 National Chair, Executive Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Steve Klessig, Keller Inc., to serve as the 2021 ABC National Chair during a meeting at the association’s annual Leadership Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Stephanie Schmidt, Poole Anderson Construction, was elected Chair-Elect, and Milton …

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Adolfson & Peterson Expands Southwest Presence with New Regional Leadership Team in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, recently made a series of key appointments in its Phoenix office. The new leadership team will oversee the completion of the company’s ongoing projects in Phoenix and continue to grow the firm’s portfolio of …

ARA Announces Industry Contributor Award Recipients in Colorado and Arizona

ARVADA, CO — Each year, the American Rental Association (ARA) honors individuals for service to the association and the equipment and event rental industry. The following are recipients of this year’s industry contributor awards, which will be presented at The ARA Show 2021 in Las Vegas.

Rising Star Award: Andrew …
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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 …

Equipment Leasing & Finance 2021 US Economic Outlook

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

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Erramouspe Named Leader of Olsson’s Northern Colorado Office

LOVELAND, CO — Olsson, a nationally recognized engineering and design firm, names Josh Erramouspe Leader of its Northern Colorado office. Erramouspe had been Leader of Olsson’s civil engineering team in Colorado.

Erramouspe joined Olsson as an Assistant Engineer in 2006 to work on the Denver Land Development team. He …

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Kenworth Sales Company Celebrates 75 Years as Kenworth Dealer

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Kenworth Sales Company recently celebrated its 75th anniversary as a Kenworth dealer, the longest tenure in the Kenworth dealer network.

Founded by W. Jay Treadway, his wife Veda Treadway, and son J.E. “Gene” Treadway in 1945, Kenworth Sales Company began as a single-office …

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Lauer Returns to McCarthy as Vice President to Lead Aviation, Mission Critical, and Health Care Market Growth

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces that Jim Lauer has returned to the firm’s Southwest regional office as Vice President to lead the region’s aviation, mission critical, and health care market expansion initiatives.

An industry veteran, Lauer has more than 35 years of construction experience, beginning his career …

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McCarthy Water Group Promotions Further Strengthen Clean Water in Communities

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies announces the promotion of key personnel within the firm’s Water Group, including Pat Payne and Sagrado Sparks. These promotions further enhance McCarthy’s Water Group abilities to provide clean water to communities throughout the Western United States.

McCarthy has a history of success in …

MVE + Partners Appoints Flierl as New Principal, Director of Business Development

DENVER, CO — MVE + Partners (MVE) announces the addition of Richard Flierl, Principal and Director of Business Development in Colorado, to its executive leadership team. An industry veteran with a range of experience collaborating with architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and business development experts, Flierl will help establish …

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Sundt Promotes Love to Project Controls Manager in Tempe

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction, Inc. promotes Melissa Love to Project Controls Manager in its Tempe, Arizona, office.

“Melissa continues to be an incredible asset to our team,” said Rich Gohl, Southwest District Preconstruction Manager. “I look forward to watching her continue to progress in her career here at …

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Sundt's Hedlund Named DBIA Fellow

TEMPE, AZ — The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has named Sundt Construction’s Marty Hedlund as one of the four industry leaders chosen for the 2020 Class of DBIA Fellows. Designated Design-Build Professional Fellow status is the highest DBIA certification level and acknowledges the nation’s most accomplished design-build professionals’ …

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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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McCarthy Expands Firm’s Mission Critical Projects Group with the Addition of Four New Team Members

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces four additions to the firm’s Mission Critical projects group. The new team members, who are based in the firm’s Phoenix office, include Ryan Ferguson, Mike Clements, Pep Arballo, and David Mazzarelli. Together, the new members bring nearly a …

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McCarthy’s Gonzalez Awarded 2020 Design Build Institute of America Distinguished Leadership Award

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. announces that Mike Gonzalez, Vice President with McCarthy Southwest region’s education building group, has been awarded a 2020 Distinguished Leadership Award by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).

“Mike has a very entrepreneurial leadership style, blended with a strong technical background,” said …

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O&G and Industrial Water Business Developer, Germenis, Joins McKim & Creed

HOUSTON, TX — McKim & Creed, an engineering, surveying, and design-build company, announces that Duane Germenis has joined the company as Regional Business Development Director. In this role, he will build client relationships and expand McKim & Creed’s client base within the oil & gas and industrial water/wastewater industries …

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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Chowdhury to Chair AWWA's Aesthetic Quality and Perceptions Committee

PHOENIX, AZ — As one of Garver’s leading water quality process design and research experts, Water Practice Leader Zaid Chowdhury, PE, Ph.D., BCEE, promotes the development of safe and sustainable water supplies for communities across the country. Chowdhury’s expertise with regard to advanced methods and innovative solutions for water …

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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 …

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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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Olsson Names Witt Business Development Leader for Western Region

DENVER, CO — Olsson, an engineering and design firm, announces Riley Witt has joined the firm as Western Region Business Development Leader. The region comprises Olsson’s projects in Colorado and Arizona.

Witt has experience developing client relationships in the water industry and is an expert in real estate development, …

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John Deere Power Systems Announces Leadership Changes

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

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

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McCarthy’s Renewable Energy and Storage Group Announces Leadership Promotions

PHOENIX, AZ — With growth in the Renewable Energy and Storage sector, McCarthy Building Companies announces several promotions, which will allow the group to continue to expand its presence in growing markets from coast to coast. The group brings technical expertise that provides clients with innovative and value-driven solutions in …

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National Trench Safety Announces Relocation of Denver, Colorado Operation

DENVER, CO — 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 Denver, Colorado, operation.

NTS recently completed the relocation of its existing …

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SmithGroup Names Ray Workplace Studio Leader in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ — SmithGroup has named Principal and mixed-use specialist Michelle Ray, AIA, to serve as Workplace Studio Leader at its Phoenix, Arizona, office. In her new position, Ray will continue to work with Phoenix leadership to expand the firm’s workplace and mixed-use expertise and create environments that support …

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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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McCarthy’s Water Group Announces Team Member Promotions as Group Expands into Key Regional Markets

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies announces several promotions within the firm’s Water Group, which allows the team to bring their experience in large and small water/wastewater treatment plants and related technical upgrades on aging infrastructure to key regional markets. The group’s technical expertise and design-build experience allows them to …

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Pollack Joins Atwell’s Lakewood Office

LAKEWOOD, CO — Atwell announces that Tony Pollack has joined the firm as Director for the Power and Energy, Land, and ROW Solutions group. Based in Atwell’s Lakewood, Colorado, office, Pollack will focus on providing clients with Atwell’s full suite of right of way services. He will be responsible for …

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Terramac Designates Power Motive Corporation as Colorado Dealer

DENVER, CO — Terramac, a manufacturer of rubber track crawler carriers, expands its representation in the North American market to include Power Motive Corporation (PMC) as part of its dealer network. PMC will represent the Terramac product line in Colorado.

“At Power Motive Corporation, we are always looking for …

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction Welcomes Sepanek as Director of Scheduling Operations for Texas, Arizona, and Minnesota

RICHARDSON, TEXAS — Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP), a national construction management firm and general contractor, announces that Rob Sepanek has joined the AP office in Texas as the new Director of Scheduling Operation. Sepanek brings 28 years of professional experience in construction management and coordination and will further streamline …

Baker Joins HDR as Senior Technical Advisor for Dam and Levee Safety

DENVER, CO — Mark Baker joins HDR as a Senior Technical Advisor on dam and levee safety. Baker brings extensive experience in developing and applying risk-informed practices for dam and levee safety programs and projects. For the past 12 years, he has been a national leader in learning from and …

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Horrocks Engineers Expands Aviation Services

PLEASANT GROVE, UT — Horrocks Engineers announces an expansion of the company’s aviation services and the appointment of Lee Underwood, PE as Aviation Manager.

Horrocks has supported local, state, and federal entities on a variety of airport projects. These projects include land and airside civil engineering for the Salt Lake …

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LiuGong North America Adds Easton as Dealer in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Easton Sales and Rentals, an earth-moving and heavy equipment rental firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was recently appointed as the LiuGong and Dressta equipment dealer for their market area.

Easton Sales and Rental is a third generation equipment dealer, with experience buying and selling all over …

LiuGong North America Continues to Expand Dealer Network in U.S.

KATY, TX — LiuGong North America has appointed five new construction equipment dealers in the U.S. recently, expanding their growing dealer network. These dealerships provide the LiuGong and Dressta brands to areas of the country that previously did not have the opportunity to put them to the test.

Malvese Equipment …

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Spadaro Joins SmithGroup Business Development Team in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ — SmithGroup hires Samantha Spadaro, as a Director of Business Development in the firm’s Phoenix, Arizona, office. In her new position, Spadaro will work to enhance the firm’s presence in the Rocky Mountain region focusing on the health care and science and technology sectors.

“Samantha is passionate …

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Sundt Adds Sorley to Company Board of Directors

TEMPE, AZ — The Sundt Companies, parent company of Tempe-based general contractor Sundt Construction, adds Tom Sorley to its Board of Directors. Sorley retired as Chief Executive Officer from Rosendin Electric in December 2019 and currently serves as the company’s Executive Chairman.

“We are pleased to welcome Tom …

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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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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 …

Wyoming Governor Appoints Venable as New Transportation Commissioner

WORLAND, WY — Governor Mark Gordon appoints Greg Venable to the Wyoming Transportation Commission to replace retiring Commissioner Louie Pfrangle. Venable, of Worland, will represent Commission District 5, which includes Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park, and Washakie counties.

“We’re pleased to have Greg on the board representing the residents …

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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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Doosan Welcomes Two EquipmentShare Locations as New Dealerships

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, is partnering with EquipmentShare to expand its dealer network with two new locations. The new dealerships are located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Commerce City, Colorado.

EquipmentShare is located at 295 South Redwood Road in North Salt Lake, …

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Gillett Named Wyoming DOT’s New Chief Engineer

CHEYENNE, WY — Mark Gillett has taken the reins as the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s (WYDOT) new Chief Engineer. Gillett, who most recently served as Assistant Chief Engineer for Operations, replaces Shelby Carlson. Carlson served as Chief Engineer from November 2018 to June 2020. After 29 years of …

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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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Jacobsen Construction Names Ellis as New Company President

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Jacobsen Construction Company’s Board of Directors unanimously elected Gary Ellis to succeed Douglas Welling as company President in their recent bi-annual meeting. Welling, who began his tenure as President of Jacobsen in 2006 and as Chief Executive Officer in 2012, will continue serving as …

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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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Myers Joins Stantec’s Buildings Group to Expand Commissioning and Energy Services

CHANDLER, AZ — Marcus Myers joins Stantec, a global engineering, architecture, and consulting firm, as Director of Commissioning and Energy Services for the Western U.S. Myers is based in Stantec’s Chandler, Arizona, office where he will lead the project management, business development, and integration of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing …

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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 …

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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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Ray Assumes National Construction Workforce Development Leadership Role

TEMPE, AZ — Sean Ray, Director of Craft Workforce Development for Sundt Construction, has been named Vice-Chairman of the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) National Workforce Development Committee (WFD). He has been an active member of the WFD committee for eight years.

Ray is an …

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Vacuworx Gulf Coast Region Grows with Addition of Castilla and Young

HOUSTON, TX — Vacuworx announces the addition of two new Area Sales Representatives serving customers in the Gulf Coast Region.

Sebastian Castilla joins Vacuworx with 12 years of domestic and global pipeline sales experience, including prior procurement, sales support, and business development roles at Welspun Corp. and Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars, as …

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Bejac Corporation is Now a Tigercat Dealer in California and Nevada

LOS ANGELES, CA — Bejac Corporation announces that they are now an authorized Tigercat dealer for California and Nevada. Tigercat specializes in equipment for forestry applications and machines designed specifically for severe duty off road logging and harvesting jobs like tracked loggers, material handlers and wheel harvesters. Bejac now offers …

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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, …

Governor Appoints Two New Members to Arizona State Transportation Board

PHOENIX, AZ — Governor Doug Ducey has appointed Jenn Daniels, the Mayor of Gilbert, and Richard Searle, a longtime Cochise County leader from the community of Pearce, to serve on the Arizona State Transportation Board. Upon confirmation by the state Senate, Daniels will represent the Maricopa County …

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Martinovich Joins HNTB as Transportation Practice Consultant

LAS VEGAS, NV — Susan Martinovich, PE, joins HNTB Corporation as Transportation Practice Consultant for the West Region and Vice President. She is based in HNTB’s new Las Vegas office. Martinovich’s career in transportation spans more than 35 years, including serving six years as Director for the Nevada Department …

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Pitzer Hands Over Responsibility of Liebherr US Market to Bilgeri

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

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Sundt’s McDowell and Ollanik Tapped for Community Leadership Roles

TUCSON, AZ — Sundt’s Vice President and Tucson Regional Director Ian McDowell and Project Director Dave Ollanik have been selected to head two different Tucson organizations. McDowell will serve as the Vice Chairman for the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2020, moving to the position …

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Tavelli Promoted to Marketing Director for McCarthy Building Companies’ Southwest Region

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. announces that Larissa Tavelli was promoted to Marketing Director for the Southwest region.

Tavelli previously served as Senior Marketing Manager, leading marketing efforts across the Southwest region. As Marketing Director, she is responsible for overseeing the region’s branding and marketing strategy while supporting …

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Burns & McDonnell Promotes Schieferecke to Vice President

DENVER, CO — Burns & McDonnell has promoted Employee-Owner Ray Schieferecke to Vice President. These individuals contributed to another record year of growth for the 100 percent employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm that produced $4.3 billion in sales, resulted in the support of more than 15,000 projects and the …

CRB Welcomes Danielson as Director of Business Development

KANSAS CITY, MO — CRB announces that Eric Danielson has joined the company as Director of Business Development.

Based in the Kansas City office, Danielson will be helping lead the business development efforts for CRB’s Midwest Division. He will work with the Kansas City, Dallas and Denver offices to help …

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Lamp Rynearson Hires Velazquez as Water/Wastewater Leader

DENVER, CO — Lamp Rynearson has selected José Velazquez, PE, BCEE, as the new Colorado Region Water/Wastewater Leader. Velazquez has 40 years of experience in water- and wastewater-related engineering. He said he was first attracted to the world of water engineering through his understanding of how important water is …

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McCarthy Building Companies Promotes Gonzalez to Vice President

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. announces that Mike Gonzalez, LEED AP, has been promoted to Vice President, where he will play a role in guiding and expanding McCarthy’s Southwest Region in higher-education, advanced manufacturing and science and technology.

Gonzalez has nearly three decades of construction experience managing …

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Odegard-Begay Elected to WateReuse Arizona Board of Trustees

TEMPE, AZ — Garver Arizona Water Team Leader Andrea Odegard-Begay, PE, has dedicated her career to helping communities across the country develop sustainable water supplies. As a newly-elected member to the WateReuse Arizona board of trustees, Odegard-Begay will have a larger platform from which to promote advocacy, education and …

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Parametrix Hires Benford to Lead Salt Lake City Office as Principal Consultant

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Parametrix has hired George Benford as a Principal Consultant to lead the firm’s Salt Lake City, Utah, office. He has over 40 years of experience in the engineering industry, both in the private and public sector.

His expertise is in transportation, traffic, utilities and environmental …

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Skanska Promotes Rabasca to Vice President of Preconstruction in Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ — Skanska announces that Andy Rabasca, an industry veteran with 25 years of experience in commercial construction, has been promoted to Vice President of Preconstruction in Arizona.

Rabasca, who is based in Skanska’s Phoenix office, joined the company in 2012 and was most recently a Senior Preconstruction …

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Stanley Consultants Taps Roling to Lead Power Generation Practice

DENVER, CO — Stanley Consultants hires Mathew Roling to head its power generation consulting practice. A Mechanical Engineer by training and 21-year industry veteran, he will help implement the transition to distributed energy and integrated resource planning and away from carbon producing electric generation, while maintaining the company’s traditional power …

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TDIndustries Hires Garcia to Lead Multifamily Operations

DALLAS, TX — Tara Garcia, a 20-year leader in the multifamily construction market, is joining TDIndustries (TD) as its Vice President of Multifamily. She will oversee TD’s operations in North Texas and Denver.

Garcia’s background includes leadership in sales, marketing, business development and operations. Her career has seen operational …

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TDIndustries Hires Watson to Lead its Controls Group

PHOENIX, AZ — TDIndustries has hired Mark Watson as the Vice President of its controls (building automation) group. Watson will be based in TD’s Phoenix, Arizona, location, but will oversee all aspects of the group throughout the Southwest, including Texas.

Watson’s background includes leadership roles in top controls and fire/life …

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Williams Joins Stantec as Senior Vice President to Lead US Federal Program

DENVER, CO — Chris Williams joins Stantec, a global engineering, architecture and consulting firm, as Senior Vice President leading the firm’s U.S. Federal Program. Williams will work from one of Stantec’s Denver, Colorado, offices to provide leadership and focus in support for the program, while leading federal strategy and …

Cemen Tech Signs Faris Machinery as Exclusive Authorized Dealer in Colorado

COMMERCE CITY, CO — Cemen Tech has signed Faris Machinery as the exclusive dealer for Cemen Tech volumetric concrete mixers in Colorado. Founded in 1953, Faris Machinery has provided equipment and full-service parts, rental and sales support to its Colorado customers for over 65 years.

The company’s three locations (Commerce …

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GE Johnson Hires Construction Executives Burrington and Huber

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — GE Johnson Construction Co. has hired Adam Burrington and Mark Huber as Construction Executives to lead expanding market sectors in the Front Range.

Burrington brings his 16 years of industry experience and expertise managing design and construction teams, growing customer relationships and developing partnerships. He will …

J-U-B ENGINEERS Expands to Nevada with Dyer Engineering Consultants Merger

RENO, NV — J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. (J-U-B) announces a merger with Dyer Engineering Consultants, Inc. (DEC) of Reno, Nevada.

This strategic merger expands J-U-B’s footprint into Nevada and the Reno metropolitan area and enhances opportunities for employees and clients of both firms.

“The merger of J-U-B and DEC is a …

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PCL Construction’s Director of Solar Appointed to SEIA Board of Directors

DENVER, CO — PCL Construction announces that Andrew Moles, Director of Solar, has been appointed to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) board of directors for a two-year term. Moles will serve as Vice Chair of the Utility-Scale Power Division.

“It’s an honor to be selected to serve on …

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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 …

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, …

Rosendin Names Greenawalt CEO as Part of 2020 Succession Plan

PHOENIX, AZ — Rosendin, an employee-owned firm in the electrical contracting industry, announces it will promote Mike Greenawalt to Chief Executive Officer as part of the 2020 Executive Leadership Succession Plan, replacing Tom Sorley, who is retiring after 26 years at the helm. Greenawalt will become part of …

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Ryan Awarded CAHED’s Committee Chair of the Year

DENVER, CO — Industry veteran, Conor Ryan, was recently awarded Committee Chair of the Year by the Colorado Association of Healthcare Engineers and Directors (CAHED). Ryan currently serves as Business Development Manager for Ross & Baruzzini. He has served on various volunteer boards for over five years, primarily …

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Saunders Construction Announces Opening of New Downtown Denver Office

ENGLEWOOD, CO — Saunders Construction, Inc., announces the opening of a new corporate office, located in the lower downtown (LoDo) district of Denver, Colorado. Signifying its commitment to the Denver market, Saunders selected the historic Struby-Estabrook building for its LoDo office location and completed tenant improvement services for the …

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Sulzen Named Energy, Power and Environment Market Leader at Stanley Consultants

DENVER, CO — Stanley Consultants promoted longtime company member Lance Sulzen to lead its energy, power and environmental market. Member-owned Stanley Consultants is a worldwide provider of engineering, environmental and construction services.

Sulzen has 22 years of experience in the energy and environmental industry with a master’s degree in civil …

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TDIndustries Promotes Layton to Arizona Executive Vice President

PHOENIX, AZ — TDIndustries (TD) promotes Jay Layton to Executive Vice President of its Arizona business units. Layton will oversee all Arizona business offerings, including construction and service.

Layton joined TD in September 2017 and has been instrumental in growing TD’s partners (employees), projects, customers and business. Previously a Senior …

CEMEX Materials to Help Ease Traffic Congestion with Innovative Arizona Interchange

PHOENIX, AZ — Drivers in a growing part of northern Phoenix, Arizona, are soon expected to experience reduced traffic congestion after the construction of an innovative diverging diamond interchange created with high-quality aggregates supplied by CEMEX.

More than 100,000 tons of aggregates from CEMEX, including 75,000 tons of Class …

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Hougard Joins CTL|Thompson as Staff Engineer

FORT COLLINS, CO — CTL|Thompson, a full-service geotechnical, structural, environmental and materials engineering firm, announces Devin Hougard will join its Fort Collins, Colorado, team as a Staff Engineer. Hougard joins the expert team that designs structural plans for residential developments throughout Fort Collins.

An Engineer-in-Training, Hougard has already amassed …

Sonsray Machinery Supports Team Rubicon Wildland Fire Cleanup in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV — CASE Construction Equipment dealer Sonsray Machinery donated the use of a CASE TV380 compact track loader for a wildland fire and wind damage response operation in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs is a 2,040-acre park on the north side of Las Vegas. …

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Sundt Foundation Donates to Valley Charities

TEMPE, AZ — The Sundt Foundation awarded over $95,000 in grants to 26 Phoenix, Arizona-area nonprofits during its fourth-quarter disbursements.

“Being able to donate nearly $100,000 to local charities in the Valley in our last quarter is very rewarding,” said Cathie Gabriel, the Sundt Foundation’s Tempe region Board Member. …

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Sundt Promotes Calamaio to Chief Human Resources Officer

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction, Inc. has promoted Nicole Calamaio to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Calamaio will be responsible for talent acquisition, administrative talent development, craft workforce development, human resources and total rewards.

“Nicole’s experience and passion for people make her an ideal …

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Sutley Joins Dewberry as Senior Project Manager in Denver, Colorado

DENVER, CO — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that David Sutley, PE, has been hired as a Senior Project Manager in the firm’s Denver, Colorado, office.

Sutley joins the firm’s resilience solutions group with more than 15 years of experience working for four federal agencies, …

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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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McCarthy Building Companies Hires Melvin as Human Resources Director, Southwest Region

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently hired Jeremy Melvin as Human Resources Director for the Southwest region.

In this role, Melvin will oversee all personnel functions for a geographic area with revenue of more than $1 billion annually, which includes Arizona, Nevada and Colorado. He will also provide …

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Nevada DOT Promotes Gomez to District 1 Engineer in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV — The Nevada Department of Transportation has promoted Mario Gomez, PE, to District 1 Engineer. He replaces Mary Martini, PE, who retired earlier this year. Gomez is a 19-year department veteran, most recently serving as Assistant District Engineer for construction.

The department’s District 1 coverage area …

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Sundt Adds Bojorquez to Tucson Office

TUCSON, AZ — Sundt Construction, Inc. has welcomed Amy Bojorquez back to the company’s Tucson, Arizona, office as a Business Development Representative.

“We are thrilled to have Amy back,” said Ian McDowell, Vice President and Tucson Regional Director for the Building Group. “Her experience with business development, especially at …

Sundt Promotes Williamson, Hires Hannon and Roti in Tempe Office

TEMPE, AZ — Jeff Williamson has been promoted to President of the Transportation Group for Sundt Construction, Inc. Sundt also recently hired both Jessica Hannon and Marissa Roti as Business Development Representatives in its Industrial Group.

Jeff Williamson

Williamson brings over 30 years of experience in the construction industry 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 …

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Century Equipment Provides Team Rubicon With Compact Track Loader and Mini Excavator

LA PLATA COUNTY, CO — CASE Construction Equipment dealer Century Equipment donated use of a CASE TV380 compact track loader and CX26C mini excavator to Team Rubicon for major debris-clearing in La Plata County, Colorado.

The Team Rubicon effort, which saw the CASE equipment move debris, including large rocks, earth …

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Colorado DOT Names Harelson as Chief Engineer

DENVER, CO — Steve Harelson will serve as the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) next Chief Engineer, effective immediately. Harelson has been part of CDOT since 2002 and has served as the West Program Engineer in the Denver metro region since 2013. Harelson is a native of Leadville, Colorado. …

GOMACO Announces Winners of GOMACO Invitational #38 in Ida Grove, Iowa

IDA GROVE, IA — Approximately 300 guests from the United States and Canada were welcomed into the city of Ida Grove last week for the GOMACO Invitational #38. There were 228 participants in the two-person Putting Tournament and 280 in the four-person Scramble Tournament. The two-day GOMACO Invitational is the …

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HDR Foundation Announces 37 More 2019 Grant Recipients

OMAHA, NE — The HDR Foundation announces 37 grants awarded to nonprofit organizations across the country totaling $204,824. These are part of the 2019 small grant and young professionals action grant cycles. The organizations will use the funds for a variety of educational, recreational and community benefit programs.

Awardees for …

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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 …

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McCarthy Building Companies Hires Russell Hulse as Business Development Manager

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently hired Russell Hulse as Business Development Manager for the firm’s Southwest region Education Services team.

In this role, Hulse is responsible for relationship development with clients in the education community and assists division leaders in identifying new opportunities within the K-12 education …

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Methane Rangers, Dirt Demons Bring Home National Gas Rodeo Championship Trophies

INDEPENDENCE, MO — The 2019 National Gas Rodeo, organized by MEA Energy Association and sponsored in part by CASE Construction Equipment, recently held its annual two- and four-person team championship events in Independence, Missouri.

The 2019 overall Rodeo champions in the two-person category were the Methane Rangers (Jason …

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Thorpe Joins HNTB’s Northwest Division as Rail and Transit Senior Project Manager

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — E. Gregory Thorpe, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as Rail and Transit Senior Project Manager and Associate Vice President. He is based in the firm’s Salt Lake City, Utah, office and serves clients throughout the eight-state Northwest Division. Thorpe brings more than four decades of …

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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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Layton Construction Breaks Ground on Expansion of Cancer Hospital

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Patients, donors, dignitaries and staff of Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the next major expansion on the cancer campus. The Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women's Cancers at HCI will contain eight …

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Stanley Consultants Names Johns Chief Engineer

DENVER, CO — Stanley Consultants named Frank Johns, PE, as Chief Engineer responsible for technical quality, innovation, training and efficiency for all markets and disciplines. Johns will work out of the firm’s Centennial office. Founded in 1913, Stanley Consultants provides engineering, environmental and construction services worldwide.

Johns is a …

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Sundt Foundation Adds Teller and Riccillo as Officers to its Board of Directors

TEMPE, AZ — The Sundt Foundation has selected two new Officers and added two new Members to its board of directors. Stefanie Teller replaces Randy Rusing as President, and Joe Riccillo will assume Teller’s role of Vice President. Rick Buchanan and Jesse De Haro have been added as Members to …

Wheeler Machinery Co. Partners with CHOICE Humanitarian to Build Vocational Center in Ecuador

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — A group of Wheeler Machinery Co. employees recently journeyed to Ecuador to serve the people of the Intag region located in the mist-shrouded Andean mountains. During the week-long expedition, the Wheeler team worked alongside villagers on the construction of a vocational center, Inta Kara. A …

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Brierley Associates’ Denver Office Adds Ewais and Crockford

DENVER, CO — Brierley Associates welcomes Amr Ewais, Ph.D., P.Eng and Anna Crockford, P.Eng to its Denver, Colorado office.

Ewais is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, Canada, and has more than 14 years of experience in geotechnical, geoenvironmental and structural engineering. He joined Brierley from the …

Cummins Names Ondre President of Rocky Mountain Region

DENVER, CO — Cummins Inc. announces Brian Ondre as the new President of the Rocky Mountain Region for Cummins Sales and Service North America. This region, located across the U.S. in New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada and Idaho, serves customers in a variety of applications including, agriculture, …

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HNTB Names Feuerborn President of West Division

LOS ANGELES, CA — HNTB’s Wayne Feuerborn has been named President of the firm’s West Division, overseeing vital and complex infrastructure programs in growth markets, including rail/transit, tolling and aviation. He is based at the firm’s expanding California headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.

“The firm’s West Division has experienced …

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McCarthy Southwest Names Flowers as Project Director

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies recently transferred Lloyd Flowers to the role of Project Director for the firm’s Southwest region. In this position, Flowers is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the design phase services and construction execution, as well as maintaining an open client relationship while …

Six Kitchell Contractors Employee-Owners Complete DBIA Certification

PHOENIX, AZ — Six of Kitchell Contractors’ employee-owners recently completed the requirements to achieve Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) certification:

  • Phil Glenn – Kitchell Contractors Inc. Arizona
  • Ryan Hook – Kitchell Contractors Inc. Arizona
  • Matt Ognar – Kitchell Contractors Inc. Arizona
  • Morgan Sondreal – Kitchell CEM Northern California
  • John …
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 …

Trench Plate Rental Co. Acquires Trench Shoring Services

DOWNEY, CA — Trench Plate Rental Co. (TPRC) has acquired the assets and operations of Trench Shoring Services (TSS), a multi-state provider of trench safety equipment rentals and sales with 13 branch locations across Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Pennsylvania. Formally organized as TSS in 1993 by …

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CTL|Thompson Engineer Lujan Named ACEC of Colorado Young Professional of the Year

DENVER, CO — CTL|Thompson, a full-service geotechnical, structural, environmental and materials engineering firm, announces that its Geotechnical Engineer and Project Manager, Benny Lujan, was named the Young Professional of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC-CO).
Lujan was recognized for his achievements at …

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D’Agosta Joins Stanley Consultants as Chief Legal Officer

DENVER, CO — Jeff D'Agosta joins Stanley Consultants as the firm’s Chief Legal Officer. He is responsible for corporate governance, risk management and compliance and will provide strategic and legal support to Stanley Consultants’ senior leadership team and board of directors. Founded in 1913, Stanley Consultants provides environmental, engineering and …

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Epiroc USA Appoints Torpy as New General Manager

COMMERCE CITY, CO — Epiroc USA LLC, a productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, appoints Jon Torpy as General Manager and President for Epiroc. Torpy brings 15 years of broad leadership experience with Epiroc and predecessor Atlas Copco, and 20 years of overall industry experience. Torpy will …

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Farley Joins HNTB as a Senior Project Manager

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Kevin Farley, PE, joins HNTB’s Salt Lake City office as a Senior Project Manager, bringing more than 30 years of infrastructure experience to the firm.

Farley manages design-bid-build, construction management and general contracting, as well as bus rapid transit projects, further strengthening HNTB’s …

McCarthy Building Companies Promotes Peterson to Project Director

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies recently promoted BJ Peterson to the role of Project Director for the Southwest region. In this position, Peterson is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the design phase services and construction execution on his projects as well as working directly with the …

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. …

Stantec Adds to Transportation Team with Three Senior Hires: Anantuni, Lemke and Tagoe-Guzman

PHOENIX, AZ — Stantec recently added three key managers to its Transportation team in the Southwest. Krishna Anantuni and Rob Lemke are joining the firm’s Phoenix, Arizona, office, while M’balia Tagoe-Guzman joins the Las Vegas, Nevada, office. The three bring more than 80 years of project experience to Stantec’s Transportation …

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 …

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 …

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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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Denver Area Terex Service Center Now on Major Highway Corridor

WATERTOWN, SD — The Terex Service Center serving the Denver, Colorado, market, has relocated to Commerce City, Colorado, providing improved accessibility for both Utilities and AWP customers. The move is just 12 miles from the previous location and provides improved North, South, East and West access from the I-70 and …

Doosan Portable Power Expands Distributor Network with New Coastline Equipment Branch Location

STATESVILLE, NC — Doosan Portable Power has expanded its authorized distributor network with the addition of a Las Vegas, Nevada, branch for Coastline Equipment.
Headquartered in Long Beach, California, Coastline Equipment is an authorized distributor of Doosan Portable Power air compressors, generators, light towers and light compaction equipment. Coastline Equipment …

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Encore Electric Named 2019 National Construction Safety Excellence Awards Grand Award Winner

LAKEWOOD, CO — Encore Electric was recently named the 2019 Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) Grand Award Winner by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. AGC holds the safety awards program every year to recognize the safest contractors in the United States in multiple divisions, including building, specialty, highway …

Gagner and Hettinger Join HNTB’s National Freight Rail Systems Team

DENVER, CO — CJ Gagner and Craig Hettinger, PE, recently joined HNTB Corporation’s freight rail systems team. Gagner, a Rail Systems Engineer is based in the firm’s San Diego, California office. Hettinger, a Positive Train Control Systems Engineer, is located in Denver, Colorado.

Both Gagner and Hettinger provide …

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Gov. Polis Joins Colorado DOT, CDPHE, CSP to Launch New Safety Initiative

DENVER, CO — Gov. Jared Polis recently joined the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) during Work Zone Awareness Week to announce a new statewide safety program.
"Safety is more than just a week; it's every …

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Hensel Phelps Awarded 2018 National Diversity Excellence Award

GREELEY, CO — For the seventh year, Hensel Phelps has been awarded the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) National Diversity Excellence Award in the General Contractor – Over $33 Million category. The award recognizes Hensel Phelps’ dedication to small business outreach and achieving the highest possible level of diverse business …

McCarthy Building Companies Hires Mostaert as Vice President of Finance, Southwest Region

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently hired Christine Mostaert as Vice President of Finance for the Southwest region. In this role, Mostaert will oversee the financial and operational results for a geographic area with revenue of more than $1 billion annually, which includes Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado …

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McCarthy Building Companies’ Kelton Elected Chair of the Support Sky Harbor Coalition

PHOENIX, AZ — Justin Kelton, President of McCarthy Building Companies’ Southwest region, was recently elected Chair of the board of directors for the Support Sky Harbor Coalition, a nonprofit organization that supports the Sky Harbor community and its neighbors through education, advocacy and outreach.
McCarthy has been involved …

NV5 Global Acquires ALTA Surveying Firm

PHOENIX, AZ — NV5 Global, Inc. (NV5) a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, announces that it has acquired J.V. Surveying, LLC, a land survey and mapping firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. The professionals at J.V. Surveying are licensed in both Arizona and California and specialize in …

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PCL Construction’s Vice President of Finance Honored by Local Nonprofit

DENVER, CO — PCL Construction’s Vice President of Finance for U.S. operations, Michael J. Kehoe, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Dr. Kate Waller Barrett Advocate Award from Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado.

Florence Crittenton Services is a Denver nonprofit with a mission to educate, prepare …

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Rosendin Announces Winners of Competitive Electrical Challenge

TEMPE, AZ — Rosendin, an employee-owned electrical contracting firm, announces the winners of the Electrical Problem at the 2019 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Student Competition Regions 6 & 7.

Out of 10 university teams, students from Milwaukee School of Engineering came in first in Rosendin’s electrical challenge to …