Case offers equipment, training for wildlife refuge
Case Construction Equipment is partnering with the National Wildlife Refuge Association, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Team Rubicon to provide equipment and training for an erosion abatement initiative at a national wildlife refuge in Texas. “Public parks and recreational areas are a critical and often overlooked part of American infrastructure,” Brian Weisbaum said.
Ditch Witch offers free conversion sprockets
Ditch Witch Equipment is offering free conversion sprockets to customers who convert their trenchers using Ditch Witch chain and teeth. The sprockets enable Ditch Witch chain and teeth to fit onto 70 different models of trenchers, including those from major brands like Bobcat, Vermeer and Toro. The sprockets, teeth and chain are made from high-grade steel.
Irish crushing business adds Metso jawcrusher to fleet
Crushing and plant hire service company McCabe Earthworks of Ireland has expanded its fleet of Metso mobile units with a new Lokotrack LT120 mobile jaw crusher. The company already carries a Lokotrack LT1415 mobile impact crushing plant and a Lokotrack LT106 mobile jaw crushing plant. McCabe Earthworks has been a Metso customer for almost 15 years.
Takeuchi unveils new TS80 skid steer loaders
Japanese equipment maker Takeuchi introduced two new models of its TS80 skid steer loaders Monday. The TS80R2 and TS80V2 offer comparable, but slightly different features tuned to different applications. The R2 has rated operating capacity of 2,825 pounds, a bucket breakout force of 5,845 pounds and a lift arm force of 7,080 pounds. The V2 is about 1,000 pounds heavier.
- Case offers equipment, training for wildlife refuge
- Ditch Witch offers free conversion sprockets
- Irish crushing business adds Metso jawcrusher to fleet
- Takeuchi unveils new TS80 skid steer loaders
Two female Cummins executives have won awards for their leadership. The Indianapolis Business Journal recognized Cummins Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Marya Rose as its 2015 Women of Influence. Sharon Barner, Cummins' vice president and general counsel, received the Pamela L. Carter Award for Transformative Leadership. Cummins officials praised the executives.
Cummins Power Generation and Cummins Brazil recently organized a cross-country tour to present its new line of light commercial gas-powered generators in Brazil. Cummins representatives made presentations of the 25-125kVA line in Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Manaus, Recife and São Paulo from Oct. 20-27. The presentations also included training for sales and service employees.
Accruit LLC has hired Dan Green as its new director of technology and operations. Green has 18 years of experience in software development, Agile coaching and change facilitation. He also holds several technical certifications, including Certified Scaled Agile Framework Consultant, GE Six Sigma Green Belt and GE Change Acceleration Process Facilitator.
Associated Equipment Distributors is pushing leaders in Washington to accomplish several legislative priorities. Congress is attempting to reconcile the House and Senate versions of a transportation bill that would fund infrastructure and transit projects. The House's Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act would fund transportation projects up to six years,
The construction-equipment distribution industry has come a long way in the 25 years since the AED Foundation was established -- thanks, in part, to the foundation's numerous initiatives to strengthen and improve the industry through the development of industry-specific professional education and workforce-development programs.
The company was created in 1921, manufacturing pneumatic equipment at its facility in Lyon, France. Montabert manufactured this equipment for other companies in the beginning but, in 1949, the company added an internal design division to develop products under its own name – charting a course that allowed the brand to become the industry juggernaut that it is today.
At 29 years old, Kevin Barlet has been around Bejac Corporation most of his life. As he grew, so grew the company. Today, Bejac has six locations and offers custom demolition, construction, recycling and forestry equipment. But back in 1953, it was founded by Barlet’s grandfather and great-grandfather as an underground pipeline company in Southern California’s Placentia.
Starting a retirement plan for employees can benefit businesses in a number of ways, including reducing a company's tax burden and making it easier for them to attract and retain valuable employees. Several options are available when it comes to designing a defined-contribution plan. Using the following five strategies can help businesses craft and optimize retirement plans.