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McGuckin Joins HNTB as Toll Technology Senior Consultant

ARLINGTON, VA — Tim McGuckin joins HNTB Corporation as a Toll Technology Senior Consultant based in Arlington. With an extensive career spanning more than 25 years in the transportation technology and policy sectors, McGuckin brings expertise in tolling, road usage charging, and mobility-as-a-service.

“Given Tim’s contributions to the tolling industry, …

Michael Baker International Promotes Kramer and Parkins to Office Executive

WASHINGTON, DC — Michael Baker International announces a pair of promotions in the firm's Mid-Atlantic Region. Kyle Kramer, AIA, LEED AP, has been named Office Executive for Greater D.C. and Maryland operations, and Lorna Parkins, FAICP, has been elevated to Office Executive for Virginia Beach and Richmond. In …

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

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

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Vega Joins HNTB as a Senior Transit Project Manager

CHARLESTON, SC — Mila Vega joins HNTB Corporation as a Senior Transit Project Manager based in the firm’s Charleston office. Vega is a leader in the transit industry with 17 years of experience advancing all aspects of transportation and strategic initiatives to enhance and optimize regional transit services.

“Mila brings …

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Virginia DOT Names Cuttler Northern Virginia District Engineer

FAIRFAX, VA — Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Chief Deputy Commissioner Cathy McGhee, P.E. announces that Bill Cuttler, P.E. has been selected as the agency’s new Northern Virginia District Engineer.

“Bill's 36 years of experience in transportation, public works, and parks demonstrates his commitment to infrastructure that improves the quality …

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Powell Named Chief Operating Officer for South Carolina DOT

COLUMBIA, SC — Secretary Christy A. Hall, P.E. announces that Justin Powell, previously the Chief of Staff for the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), will become the Chief Operating Officer for the agency, effective immediately.

As the COO, Powell will be responsible for managing the day to day …

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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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Governor Cooper Names Hopkins as New Secretary for North Carolina DOT

RALEIGH, NC — Governor Roy Cooper announces that North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Secretary Eric Boyette is retiring from state government after 27 years of service. Cooper appoints Joseph R. “Joey” Hopkins, current NCDOT Chief Operating Officer, to succeed him.

"Secretary Boyette has served North Carolina with distinction …

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HNTB Names Voinis as Capital Region Office Leader

ARLINGTON, VA — Mike Voinis, PE, has been named Capital Region Office Leader for HNTB Corporation. Voinis will lead more than 250 multi-disciplinary professionals as they serve a wide range of clients on their most challenging and complex infrastructure improvement and expansion projects across Virginia, Maryland, the District …

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McCrary Joins HNTB’s Southeast Division as Deputy Program Manager for Freight and Logistics

JACKSONVILLE, FL — T. Parker McCrary joins HNTB as Deputy Program Manager for freight and logistics in the Southeast Division. In this role, he will support clients in the Southeast and across the country with maximizing and advancing their freight and logistics infrastructure programs. McCrary’s expertise includes transportation technology, intermodal …

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McIntyre Added to Garver Water Team in North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC — Garver announces the addition of Rob McIntyre as Infrastructure Team Leader for North Carolina. McIntyre brings a comprehensive background in civil engineering, project management, and an understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the Carolinas.

McIntyre, a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of …

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

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

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Carolinas AGC Honors Construction Leaders

CHARLOTTE, NC — Carolinas AGC announces the CAGC 2023 Hall of Fame and Hall of Fame Legacy winners. The awards honor individuals, including those who have passed, who are making or made extraordinary contributions over their careers to Carolinas AGC, the construction industry, and the community they serve.

CAGC Hall …
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Gilbane Building Company Welcomes Kerr as Business Development Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC — Gilbane Building Company announces the addition of Jessica Kerr as Business Development Manager in the Charlotte, North Carolina, office. In her new role, Kerr will lead business development efforts and expand Gilbane’s presence in key markets locally while building partnerships with Gilbane’s future and existing clients.

“We …

New Leadership Named at State Highway Administration and Maryland Transportation Authority

HANOVER, MD — The Maryland Department of Transportation announces new transportation leadership for the State Highway Administration and the Maryland Transportation Authority. Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld announces William Pines PE, PMP, CCM, will serve as the Administrator for the State Highway Administration after serving 11 years at the …

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Secretary Buttigieg Names HNTB’s Mendes to USDOT’s Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity

ARLINGTON, VA — HNTB’s Diana Mendes, AICP, has been appointed by Secretary Pete Buttigieg to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity (ACTE) under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Buttigieg re-established the ACTE to provide independent advice and recommendations about issues of civil …

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Skanska Promotes Balling to Executive Vice President and General Manager Leading Building Operations in North Carolina/Virginia

RALEIGH, NC — Skanska, a global construction and development firm, announces Mark Balling has been promoted to Executive Vice President and General Manager overseeing its building operations in North Carolina/Virginia. He succeeds Greg Peele, who was recently promoted to Regional Executive Officer for the Southeast and Central regions. …

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

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

Hyundai has hired …

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TRINITY Group Construction Appoints Barron as Chief Operating Officer

HERNDON, VA — TRINITY Group Construction, Inc announces that it has appointed John P. Barron as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Barron will join TRINITY Principals Flip Wallen and Reg Arnold in managing TRINITY’s daily operations and continuing the strategic growth initiatives established by the company.

“Flip and I began …

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AISI Announces Snyder as Vice President, Construction Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announces the selection of Dan Snyder as its new Vice President, Construction Program. He is responsible for leadership of AISI’s construction programs, including commercial buildings, codes and standards, and transportation/infrastructure. Snyder was formerly Senior Director of Business Development at AISI. …

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BOMAG Americas Expands its National, Regional Rental Sales Force

RIDGEWAY, SC — 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 …

Gilbane Building Company Names Swartzwelder Washington, DC Business Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gilbane Building Company announces the promotion of Tyler Swartzwelder to Vice President, Washington, D.C. Business Leader. Swartzwelder is an 18-year industry veteran who spent the last two years driving operational excellence on projects throughout the D.C. metro area while developing Gilbane's next generation of construction management professionals. …

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Burns & McDonnell Names Pansing as New Charlotte Area Leader, Positioning Company for Significant Growth

CHARLOTTE, NC — Burns & McDonnell promotes Paul Pansing to lead its Charlotte office in North Carolina as it works to support significant growth in the region's utility, renewable energy, and advanced manufacturing markets. Pansing, who previously served as the office’s Manager of Electric and Gas Transmission and Distribution, has …

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HOK Names Hoisington and Klumpp Williams as Co-CEOs

ST. LOUIS, MO — HOK appoints Eli Hoisington, AIA, LEED AP, and Susan Klumpp Williams, AIA, LEED AP, as its new Co-Chief Executive Officers, succeeding Bill Hellmuth, FAIA, LEED AP, who passed away on April 6, shortly after his scheduled retirement.

Hoisington and Klumpp Williams, who have …

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Moseley Architects Announces Hyder as New President/CEO, Roberson to Continue as Board Chair

RICHMOND, VA — Moseley Architects announces that effective August 1, 2023, Jeffrey M. Hyder, AIA, will become the fourth President and CEO in the firm's history. Stewart D. Roberson, President, CEO, and Chair of the Board of Directors since 2011, will continue in his role as Chair.

Hyder …

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Riccardo Joins HNTB as National Practice Consultant in Advisory Practice

WASHINGTON, D.C. — George Riccardo joins HNTB’s Advisory practice as National Practice Consultant and Vice President, where he will advise on how to deliver the country’s biggest and most complex infrastructure projects. Based in Washington, D.C., Riccardo has extensive public and private experience and will leverage his understanding of …

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DPR Construction Grows Mid-Atlantic Leadership with Appointment of Hoffman to Co-Business Unit Leader

COLUMBIA, MD — DPR Construction announces it has appointed Chris Hoffman, P.E. as Co-Business Unit Leader supporting the organization's offices in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. With more than 15 years of experience in both preconstruction and the field, Hoffman will now support DPR teams and project delivery focused on self-perform …

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Branch Group Announces New Organizational Leadership

ROANOKE, VA — Branch Group (Branch) announces a corporate restructuring. Branch is aligning corporate business development with their business units to centralize operations, to better support the company’s growth obtained over the last two years, and to serve their clients more effectively.

Catherine Underwood is transitioning to the role of …

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Transit and Rail Expert Ford Joins HNTB as Capital Region’s Director of Rail Operations

ARLINGTON, VA — Zandra Ford joins HNTB as Director of Rail Operations for the Capital Region where she will support HNTB’s transit and rail clients across the firm. Ford’s extensive experience in rail operations, project management, strategic planning, finance, capital budgeting, as well as the federal and state funding process …

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Ven Named WSP USA Southeast Region Energy Lead

ATLANTA, GA — WSP USA, an engineering, environment, and professional services consultancy, hires Kung Ven as the firm's Energy Business Line Leader for its Southeast region.

In this role, Ven will manage the growth and performance of energy sector projects with a focus on generation, transmission and distribution, decarbonization, …

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Cox Named Chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission

COLUMBIA, SC — Tony K. Cox, of Horry County, was named Chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission at the commission's recent meeting in Columbia, South Carolina.

“I’m honored to serve again as the Chairman of the Commission,” Cox said. “We’re making tremendous progress on our Strategic …

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Gogus Joins HGA as Performance-Based Seismic Design Specialist in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Aysegul Gogus, Ph.D., PE, SE, joins HGA as an Associate Vice President and Associate Principal in Structural Engineering in the Washington, D.C., office. She will work with engineering teams and business development firmwide to expand the office’s in-house seismic services.

Gogus has more than 10 years …

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HNTB Names Jones President of the Mid-Atlantic Division

ARLINGTON, VA — HNTB Corporation names Bryan Jones President of the firm’s Mid-Atlantic Division. Jones will oversee complex infrastructure programs, business operations, and lead more than 580 multi-disciplinary HNTB professionals serving Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

“Bryan is a people-focused …

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Maryland Governor Announces Appointment of Wiedefeld as Secretary of Transportation

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Wes Moore announces the appointment of Paul J. Wiedefeld as the Maryland Department of Transportation's next Secretary of Transportation.

“Paul is an experienced leader whom I'm proud to have join my team," Moore said. “Maryland deserves transportation options that will make us more competitive and …

Balfour Beatty Announces Novack as New President in the Mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Balfour Beatty announces the appointment of Dan Novack to President of the company’s building operations in the Mid-Atlantic. Novack succeeds former Mid-Atlantic president, Mike Phillips, in providing strategic oversight for construction operations in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, and sustaining market growth in the health …

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HOK's CEO and Chairman, Hellmuth, to Retire in April 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a 32-year career at HOK and 44 years as an architect, Bill Hellmuth, FAIA, LEED AP, announces that he will retire in April 2023, just ahead of the firm’s annual shareholder meeting.

Hellmuth is currently on medical leave. HOK executive committee members Eli Hoisington, AIA, …

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Syvertsen Named Vice President at Mueller Associates

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates, a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering firm, announces that Tom Syvertsen, PE, LEED AP, joins the firm’s executive team as a Vice President. Syvertsen, who joined the Baltimore-based firm in 2002, has overseen many of the firm’s largest and most complex projects in …

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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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Schwabacher Named Design Principal in HOK’s Washington, D.C., Tampa, and Miami Studios

WASHINGTON, D.C. — HOK promotes Roger Schwabacher, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, to Design Principal in its Washington, D.C., Tampa, and Miami studios. He takes over in Washington, D.C., for Bill Hellmuth, FAIA, LEED AP, who recently announced that he will retire in April 2023. In addition to his …

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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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DAVIS Construction Announces Leadership Transition and Expansion

ROCKVILLE, MD — DAVIS Construction, a general contractor in the Mid-Atlantic region, announces that Dominic Argentieri has been named President and Benjamin Cohen, Ronald Juban, Michael Pittsman, and Meghan Ulrich have joined the firm’s leadership team as Principals, a transition effective January 1, 2023. In addition …

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Dewberry Welcomes Le as New Senior Associate

FAIRFAX, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Stacey Le, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Associate and Regional Market Segment Leader in its Richmond office. She joins the firm to support water and wastewater projects in central Virginia.

Le has more …

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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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Dewberry Welcomes Vice President and Regional Water Market Segment Leader Mahan to Virginia Beach Office

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that it has hired Ali Mahan, PE, as a Vice President and Regional Water Market Segment Leader. Mahan will be based in the firm’s Virginia Beach office and support the water practice across the Hampton Roads …

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Powell Named Chief of Staff for South Carolina DOT

COLUMBIA, SC — Secretary of Transportation Christy A. Hall, P.E. announces that Justin Powell, previously the Deputy Secretary for Finance and Administration, will become the Chief of Staff for the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), effective immediately. In this role, Powell will be charged with the oversight and …

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Wiedefeld Joins HDR as Northeast Region Transportation Director

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

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

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

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In the Director of Marketing role, Gray will provide leadership in effective and focused marketing strategies. …
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Hendrickson Joins DLR Group as Business Development Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. — DLR Group welcomes Rick Hendrickson as Business Development Leader for the K-12 Independent Schools practice. Hendrickson is responsible for growing the firm’s footprint in private and independent school design along the east coast and nationally.

Hendrickson is an education professional who brings a unique perspective to the …

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VHB Welcomes Mysorewala as Metro DC Director of Transit and Rail Engineering

WASHINGTON, D.C. — VHB welcomes Adeel Mysorewala as Director of Transit and Rail (T&R) Engineering for the company’s Metro D.C. offices. In this role, Mysorewala will lead delivery of all T&R engineering services for Metro DC and will guide VHB’s technical teams on key assignments.

As former Project Manager of …

Baltimore City DPW Director Announces Luna as New Deputy Director

BALTIMORE, MD — Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell announces the selection of Richard J. Luna as DPW’s new Deputy Director. As Deputy Director, Luna will manage DPW’s administrative operations.

Luna began his municipal government career in 2013 and brings nearly a decade of municipal …

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Berger Joins HDR as Senior Health Strategist

CHARLOTTE, NC — Lara Berger, MBA, FACHE, joins HDR as a Senior Health Strategist based in the Charlotte, North Carolina, architecture studio. Berger’s more than 30 years of experience working in the health care strategy space for hospital providers and as a consultant allowed her to cultivate a specialized …

Buchanan Joins Dewberry’s Charlotte Office

CHARLOTTE, NC — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Steve Buchanan, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager for the water practice, based in the firm’s Charlotte, North Carolina, office.

Buchanan has 22 years of experience, having worked in the public water/wastewater …

Burns & McDonnell Announces Director of Operations for Mid-Atlantic to Support Regional Growth

CHESAPEAKE, VA — Burns & McDonnell announces its selection of John Bothof to serve as Director of Operations for the Mid-Atlantic region.

“We now have more than 350 architects, engineers, and construction professionals serving clients from our seven locations in the region,” said Jeffrey Ganthner, Vice President and General …

Cantwell Selected to Head the NCCCO Foundation

FAIRFAX, VA — Thomas (T.J.) Cantwell has been named Executive Director of the NCCCO Foundation. He will take over from current Chief Executive, Graham Brent.

Cantwell is currently Administrator (Executive Director) of the Physical Therapy Compact Commission headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. He brings to the foundation more than …

GOMACO Appoints Harper as District Manager for the Southeast United States

ATLANTA, GA — Rodney Harper has been named District Manager for the Southeast United States. The appointment was made by Kent Godbersen, GOMACO’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. He replaces Vinnie Miller, who had managed the territory since 1975 and will be retiring from GOMACO. …

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HOK Names Stephens as Aviation Leader in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joshua Stephens, AIA, NCARB, DBIA, ACI-NA, an architect with more than 35 years of experience, joins HOK as a Regional Leader of A+T in Washington, D.C. An expert in aviation design, he has helped deliver and shape more than $4.7 billion in airport projects to date. …

Quinn Evans Promotes Pryor, Wray, and Siple to Principal

RICHMOND, VA — Quinn Evans, a national planning and design firm, announces the promotion of three professionals to principal. Susan Pryor and Shannon Wray, based in the Richmond, Virginia, office, and Julia Siple, based in Washington, D.C., have joined the firm’s team of principals.

Susan Pryor, AIA, …

USGBC National Capital Region Celebrates Project and Leader Awards

WASHINGTON D.C. — After two years online, USGBC National Capital Region recently returned for an in-person A Midsummer Night’s Green celebration at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. Industry leaders and sustainability advocates from across the region gathered to honor the recipients of the 2022 Community Leader Awards, which recognize …

VHB Names Powell Director of Transit and Rail for Mid-Atlantic Region

WASHINGTON, D.C. — VHB welcomes Meghan Powell as Director of Transit and Rail for the Mid-Atlantic region. In this role, Powell will carve a path forward for VHB’s Transit and Rail service line by strategically leading the development and implementation of its growth strategy.

Prior to joining VHB, Powell was …

Balfour Beatty Promotes Johnnie to Senior Vice President

WILMINGTON, NC — Balfour Beatty announces the promotion of Mark Johnnie to Senior Vice President and Region Manager of the company’s Southeast Civils operations. In his role, Johnnie oversees operations in the delivery of highway, bridge, and water projects throughout Balfour Beatty’s southeastern geographies in the U.S. and supports the …

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New Division 11 Engineer Returns to North Carolina DOT Roots

NORTH WILKESBORO, NC — An engineer who began his career in Division 11, and Caldwell County native, is returning to lead the eight-county region for the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

Michael Poe, P.E., recently accepted a promotion to Division 11 Engineer following the retirement of Mike Pettyjohn …

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 …

Transportation and Civic Strategy Expert Roos Joins HDR as Strategic Consultant

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kathryn Roos joins HDR as a Strategic Consultant, advising transportation and government clients on navigating organizational challenges to deliver major infrastructure initiatives. Based in Washington, D.C., Roos will share her experience with complex programmatic efforts to help municipal, regional, and private transportation clients develop and implement new …

VHB Welcomes Westra to Growing Land Development Practice in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC — Kevin Westra joins VHB as Land Development Team Leader in Charlotte, North Carolina, a role that will be instrumental in helping VHB expand its growing land development services across the state. Westra will lead a team of professionals in developing community-centered, accessible, safe, and engaging designs for …

Williams Joins Garver as North Carolina Water Team Leader

CHARLOTTE, NC — With the recent addition of North Carolina Water Team Leader Jonathan Williams, PE, Garver has established a presence in the South Atlantic region.

Williams, a life-long North Carolinian, has dedicated his career to providing water and wastewater solutions to communities across his home state. For Garver, …

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Benes Named President and Deputy CEO of LEO A DALY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — LEO A DALY announces a change in executive leadership. Edward Benes, PE, has assumed the role of President and Deputy Chief Executive Officer for the Leo A. Daly Company. In the new role, Benes will assist CEO and Chairman Leo A. Daly III, FAIA, RIBA, FRAIA …

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 …

Burch Joins HNTB as Senior Project Manager in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Brian Burch, PE, joins HNTB as a Senior Project Manager in the Southeast Division where he will focus on project delivery throughout the multi-state region, which includes North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Tennessee. Working out of the Atlanta office, Burch brings nearly three …

Dewberry’s Desai Appointed as National Director of ASHE

BALTIMORE, MD — Dewberry announces that Nimish Desai, PE, has been named National Director of the American Society for Highway Engineers (ASHE). He represents the Mid-Atlantic region. Desai’s three-year (2022-2025) term began with his installation at the 2022 ASHE National Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Desai is based in Dewberry’s …

DLR Group Hires Davis as National Renewable Energy Leader

CHARLOTTE, NC — Wesley Davis has been hired as the National Renewable Energy Leader for DLR Group. Davis is responsible for managing the engineering teams across the firm, delivering renewable energy solutions through a variety of services including energy analysis and modeling, optimizing photovoltaic plant design, site assessment and …

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Vacuworx Appoints Tipton Executive Vice President, COO

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

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Gilbane Building Company Announces Reed to Lead Richmond Business

RICHMOND, VA — Gilbane Building Company announces that Maggie Reed has been promoted to Business Unit Leader for the Richmond office. In her new role, she will work closely with operations to enhance and expand client relationships, ensure excellence in project delivery, and drive growth in diverse markets in both …

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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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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 Announces Howard as Chair, Gwyn as Managing Director

CHARLOTTE, NC — Architecture and design firm Perkins&Will announces two new leadership transitions in the Charlotte and Durham studios, in support of future growth and changing market demands.

“Our firm is nimble and adaptable, evolving with and for our clients and communities. Leadership succession is a natural part of that …

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Stantec Promotes Anderson to Lead Civic Sector

ARLINGTON, VA — Stantec, a global integrated design firm, announces the promotion of Ken Anderson to Vice President and Global Civic Sector Leader. He is based in Arlington, Virginia.

Anderson previously led the firm’s Transit sector and helped establish his team as a premier transit and public architecture group. …

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U.S. Green Building Council Announces Revitte as New Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that Lisa Revitte has joined as Chief Operating Officer, supporting both USGBC and Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI). In this newly created role, Revitte will support business leaders in a variety of areas including facilities, finance, human resources, legal, and …

APWA Board Selects Pugh as New President-Elect

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

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Brown Promoted to Civic Principal at HDR

ARLINGTON, VA — James Brown, LEED AP has been promoted to Civic Principal. In his new role, Brown will be working to lead the growth of the civic architecture practice in the Arlington, Virginia, office and throughout the east region with a focus on expanding HDR’s practice with state …

Dewberry Announces Promotion of 11 Employees Across North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces the promotion of more than 70 employees nationwide, including 11 in the firm’s Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina, offices.

These promotions include:

Peter Andersen, PE, and Don Burroughs, PE, have been promoted to Vice President in …

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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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Jester Named Chief Operating Officer at Quinn Evans

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tom Jester, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP, a Principal with Quinn Evans, has been named Chief Operating Officer for the firm. As COO, he will oversee the operations of the 200-person firm, which provides architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture, and historic preservation services from six …

Jimenez Joins Gilbane Building Company to Expand Life Sciences Portfolio Across the Mid-Atlantic

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Gilbane Building Company announces that Jose Jimenez has joined the company as Vice President and Director of Life Sciences in Gilbane’s Mid-Atlantic division, based in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office. In this role, Jimenez will support Gilbane’s life sciences clients across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, D.C., and …

Modjeski and Masters Selected as Design Engineer of Record for Parkersburg Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation

PARKERSBURG, WV — Modjeski and Masters has been selected by Parkersburg Bridge Partners (PBP) as the Engineer of Record for the Parkersburg Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation. As part of the PBP team, Modjeski and Masters will provide all of the design engineering services for the steel truss and girder bridge that …

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Pryor Named Co-Director of Quinn Evans’ Richmond Office

RICHMOND, VA — Quinn Evans, a national practice providing architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture, and historic preservation, announces that Susan Pryor, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has been named Co-Director of the firm’s Richmond, Virginia, office. Pryor will work with Co-Director Charles Piper, AIA, to oversee operations …

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Reed Recognized with AIA’s 2022 Young Architects Award

BALTIMORE, MD — Nakita Reed, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP BD+C, NOMA, an Associate with Quinn Evans, has been selected by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to receive a 2022 Young Architects Award. The national award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant …

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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Steele Elected President and CEO of Quinn Evans

ARLINGTON, VA — Alyson Steele, FAIA, LEED AP, has been elected President and Chief Executive Officer of Quinn Evans. Steele has been with the firm since 1997 and previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Design Officer. She succeeds Larry Barr, FAIA, who will continue to …

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Sundt Construction Hires Driscoll as Next CFO

CHARLOTTE, NC — Keenan Driscoll has been selected to serve as the next Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Sundt Construction. In his new role, he will support executive leadership in driving business performance with short-term and long-term business decisions regarding asset and liability management, risk management, and effective internal …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Names Top Dealers of 2021

NORCROSS, GA — At an event held in conjunction with this year’s Associated Equipment Distributors meeting, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc., recognized NED (National Equipment Dealers) as its top dealer of 2021.

NED, through the recent merger of Four Seasons Equipment, May Heavy Equipment, Rob’s Hydraulics Inc. …

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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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Opportunity for Change

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

Riley Joins HDR to Lead Transportation Practice in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Joe Riley, P.E., joins HDR as the Area Transportation Manager for Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Based in the Philadelphia office, Riley will partner with the transportation teams throughout each state to provide clients with solutions. He will coordinate appropriate staff and resources, oversee key projects, …

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VHB Welcomes Quina as Mid-Atlantic Manager of Engineering for Energy

RICHMOND, VA — VHB announces Stephen Quina as Mid-Atlantic Manager of Engineering for the Energy Market. In this role, Quina will be part of the leadership team to help with development and implementation of the Mid-Atlantic’s energy growth strategy, overseeing complex projects, and providing staff development and mentoring to the …

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ACT Construction Equipment Expands its Doosan Presence in Raleigh and Asheville Markets

RALEIGH, NC — Doosan Infracore North America is partnering with ACT Construction Equipment to add new locations in the Raleigh and Asheville, North Carolina, markets. With these additions, ACT Construction Equipment now has five locations to serve all of North Carolina and a sixth location in Roanoke, Virginia.

The two …

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BILCO Hires New Sales Representative for Virginia Territories

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The BILCO Company announces it has hired APEM, Inc. as its manufacturer representative for selling specialty access commercial building products in central and southern Virginia, as well as West Virginia.

APEM is a manufacturers’ representative company focused on providing support throughout every stage of the building process, …

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Clancy & Theys Names Glasgow as New President

RALEIGH, NC — Clancy & Theys Construction Company (Clancy & Theys) announces the promotion of Baker Glasgow to President. Baker will define and lead corporate strategy and vision, oversee the company’s operations, and strengthen and enhance the organization’s infrastructure, systems, and processes.

“I mean, it's exciting and there's entrepreneurial spirit …

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Mueller Associates Promotes Fry to Vice President and Group Manager, Cardenas to Chief Electrical Engineer

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates announces the promotion of two senior engineers. Adam Fry, PE, joins the firm’s executive team and will serve as Vice President and Group Manager. Pathros Cardenas, PE, has been promoted to Chief Electrical Engineer.

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Van Liew, Chief of East Campus Integrated Program Office, Awarded Engineer of the Year

BALTIMORE, MD — Daria Van Liew, Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, East Campus Integrated Program Office is the recipient of the 2021 Headquarters Lt. Gen. Elvin “Vald” Heiberg, the third, Engineer of the Year Award.

Prior to managing multi-billion-dollar complex design and construction …

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Crowder Named New District Engineer for Virginia DOT's Bristol District

RICHMOND, VA — Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Chief Deputy Commissioner Robert Cary, P.E., L.S., announces that Tabitha Crowder, P.E., has been selected as the agency’s new Bristol District Engineer.

“Tabitha’s expansive range in engineering and government experience, paired with her strong ties to the Bristol District, will …

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Garing Named President of Mueller Associates

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates, a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering (MEP) firm, announces that Todd Garing, PE, LEED AP BD+C, has been named President effective January 1, 2022. Garing joined the firm in 1993 and has served as Vice President and Group Manager since 2007.

In the …

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Harkins Vice President Nichols Promoted to President

COLUMBIA, MD — Harkins announces the promotion of Ben Nichols to President. This change in leadership is the first step of a succession planning process that began 10 years ago in anticipation of Harkins' current CEO Gary Garofalo and current COO Larry Kraemer’s upcoming retirements. Over the next two …

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Harkins Welcomes Williams to its Board of Directors

COLUMBIA, MD — Harkins announces the newest addition to its board of directors, Jayson Williams. Williams is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mayson-Dixon Companies, a minority-owned family of companies that was founded in 2015 as MD Strategic Consulting, a public affairs firm that utilizes campaign-tactics …

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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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Burns & McDonnell Expands Water Services Team in the Mid-Atlantic

NORFOLK-HAMPTON ROADS, VA — With more than 30 years of experience in the water, wastewater, and stormwater industry, Paul Delphos, PE, joins Burns & McDonnell as Water Group Manager for the Mid-Atlantic region based in Norfolk-Hampton Roads. Delphos joins the firm’s growing water practice, specializing in design-build and other …

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Dynapac North America Continues to Strengthen Dealer Network

FORT MILL, SC — Dynapac North America LLC, an equipment manufacturer for compaction and paving applications, announces that National Equipment Dealers, LLC (NED) will be expanding their current footprint for Dynapac products into North and South Carolina. This will add to their already existing footprint in Florida. For customers …

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HDR's Hanley Relocates to Charlotte, Bolstering Region's Academic Experience

CHARLOTTE, NC — June Hanley, LEED AP BD+C, is returning to her home state of North Carolina, relocating from HDR’s Princeton, New Jersey, office to its Charlotte, North Carolina, office, where she will continue to serve academic and corporate clients in her role as Principal Planner.

“The Charlotte …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Welcomes Park as President

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

“Stan is a pillar of …

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National Equipment Dealers, LLC Expands to Georgia with Acquisition of Savannah-Based Grove River Machinery

SAVANNAH, GA — Grove River Machinery, located in Richmond Hill, Georgia, just outside of Savannah, is now a National Equipment Dealers, LLC (NED) company. NED, LLC recently finalized the acquisition of Grove River Machinery, which will expand the NED organization into the state of Georgia, where the company hopes …

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Seipp Receives CWEA Golden Raindrop Award

BALTIMORE, MD — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Jessica Seipp, PMP, has received the Chesapeake Water Environment Association (CWEA) Golden Raindrop Award. The award recognizes a member of CWEA who has shown personal service to the organization while working to promote stormwater management understanding, …

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Shurling Joins VHB as Federal Environmental Practice Leader

WILLIAMSBURG, VA — VHB announces the addition of Cindy Shurling to the firm as Federal Environmental Practice Leader. In this role, Shurling will be dedicated to advancing VHB’s environmental prominence in the federal market throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

Shurling will develop relationships across the federal market through environmental …

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Cuomo Joins Burns & McDonnell to Lead Environmental Services in Mid-Atlantic

RALEIGH, NC — With more than 25 years of environmental consulting experience, Chris Cuomo, PE, joins Burns & McDonnell as the new Environmental Services Regional Manager in Raleigh, North Carolina. Cuomo will lead the Environmental Services Group in the Mid-Atlantic region, while building a team of multidisciplinary environmental services …

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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 …

Martin Marietta CEO Nye Elected ARTBA Chair

RALEIGH, NC — Ward Nye, Chairman and CEO of North Carolina-based Martin Marietta, has been elected 2021-2022 Chair of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The announcement was made during ARTBA’s national convention held in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Nye has been Chairman of Martin Marietta since …

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Mueller Associates Announces the Passing of Richard Mueller

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates announces that Richard Mueller, PE, former Company Chairman, President, and Director of Design and Administration, passed away on September 17 in Florida at the age of 92. Mueller joined the firm shortly after its establishment in 1966 and served as President from 1968 until …

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North Carolina Governor Appoints MacDonald to North Carolina Building Code Council

RALEIGH, NC — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Natalie MacDonald, PE, has been appointed by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to the North Carolina Building Code Council. She was appointed alongside four other individuals in the building industry.

MacDonald, who has four years of …

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The Branch Group Appoints Quinlan as President, Evans as Senior Vice President of Operations for Branch Civil

ROANOKE, VA — The Branch Group, an end-to-end construction delivery organization, announces the promotion of Brian Quinlan to President of Branch Civil, Inc., reporting to Donald D. Graul, CEO. Quinlan has served as Executive Vice President of the Civil business unit since April of this year.

Quinlan …

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Brandeis Machinery Expands Reach into West Virginia

LOUISVILLE, KY — Brandeis Machinery, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has been named the authorized Komatsu distributor in eight counties in the western region of West Virginia. The counties of Wayne, Lincoln, Mingo, Logan, Boone, Wyoming, Mcdowell, and Mercer will now be serviced by Brandeis Machinery out of the Stanville, …

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HDR Promotes Tugman to East Region Program Management Leader, Vasiljevic to Principal Program Manager

NORFOLK, VA — HDR has promoted Mike Tugman, P.E. to East Region Program Management Leader to help lead its holistic program management services.

“Mike’s deep connections throughout the industry will allow [him] to assist DOTs and private concessionaires in developing innovative, holistic solutions and providing overall support — from planning, …

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HNTB Promotes Lester to Office Leader in Arlington, Virginia

ARLINGTON, VA — Chris Lester, PE, an industry veteran with nearly 30 years of public and private sector experience, has been promoted to Office Leader for HNTB Corporation’s Arlington, Virginia, office.

Lester most recently served as Deputy Office Leader overseeing more than 250 professionals and the expansion from …

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JE Dunn Promotes Lowe to Regional Safety Director

ATLANTA, GA — JE Dunn Construction announces the promotion of Marques Lowe to the role of Regional Safety Director for the company’s East Region that includes offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, Nashville, Raleigh, Savannah, and Tampa.

Lowe joined JE Dunn in 2020, serving as Safety Manager for its Carolinas division, …

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Skanska USA Commercial Development Announces Rabagliati as New Chief Financial Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Skanska announces the appointment of Pablo Rabagliati to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As a member of the senior leadership team, Rabagliati will oversee the administration, financial, and auditing operations of USA Commercial Development to ensure the company's balance sheet is maintained and well-positioned for market-readiness.

This will …

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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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Tkacz to Lead HDR’s Eastern US Health Practice

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

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VHB Welcomes Thomas as Director of Transit and Rail Engineering in Metro DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — VHB announces the addition of John Thomas to its Metro D.C. office as Director of Transit and Rail Engineering. In this role, Thomas will be dedicated to supporting major transit projects in the D.C. metro region and beyond while contributing to mentorship and professional development of the …

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Archer United JV Increases Capacity on I-26 with Midlands Connection Project

Aiming to increase capacity and improve safety on Interstate 26 between Little Mountain and Irmo, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has embarked on the $421 million Midlands Connection project.

“The interesting thing for the SCDOT is that this is the third largest contract that we have ever had,” …

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Dewberry’s Desai Appointed to ACEC/MD Executive Committee

BALTIMORE, MD — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Department Manager Nimish Desai, PE, ENV SP, has been appointed to the American Council of Engineering Companies - Maryland (ACEC/MD) executive committee as a Director. He will serve a three-year term.

Desai has more than 20 …

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HNTB Hires Buchanan as National Transit Practice Consultant

ARLINGTON, VA — Henrika Buchanan joins HNTB Corporation as National Transit Practice Consultant and Vice President, focusing on advancing the growth of the firm’s profile in the transit industry while providing strategic advice to HNTB’s transit team and clients. She is a senior policy and expert technical resource for the …

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JE Dunn Announces Hiring of Sawyer as East Region’s Senior Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ATLANTA, GA — JE Dunn Construction announces the hiring of Mishaune Sawyer as its new Senior Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the company’s east region. JE Dunn’s East Region encompasses offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, Nashville, Raleigh, Savannah, and Tampa.

Sawyer brings more than 19 years of professional …

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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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Mueller Associates Promotes Swope to Chief Mechanical Engineer

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates announces the promotion of Charles Swope, PE, CPD, LEED AP, to Chief Mechanical Engineer. Swope will direct the firm’s plumbing and fire protection services in his new role and provide quality assurance/quality control for HVAC design projects.

Swope has 18 years of mechanical engineering …

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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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ABC Welcomes Domally as New Chief Financial Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Associated Builders and Contractors announces P. Bianca Domally has joined the association as Chief Financial Officer.

“ABC is thrilled to welcome Bianca to the team,” said Michael Bellaman, ABC President and CEO. “In addition to her nearly 35 years of financial experience, Bianca brings with her …

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Crowson Named Leader of Water and Wastewater Practice in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Virginia

DULUTH, MN — SEH shares that Kathy Crowson, PE now leads the water and wastewater practice in the company's central region.

"Kathy is known for creating a strong team environment and empowering those around her," said Benita Crow, Central Region Leader. "She is a technical expert and a natural …

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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 …

Power Equipment Expands Footprint in Virginia

JONESVILLE, VA — Power Equipment Company, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been named the authorized Komatsu distributor in eight counties in southwest Virginia. In addition to Washington County and Bristol City, where Power is currently the authorized Komatsu dealer, the counties of Lee, Wise, Scott, Dickenson, Buchanan, Russell, Tazewell, …

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ABC Announces Director of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announces that Tia Perry, formerly ABC’s Director of Business Development and Partnerships, will now serve as its Director of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in support of ABC’s 69 chapters and 21,000 members. Perry is based in Washington, D.C.

Bringing with her …

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Bilotto, Bridges Promoted to Southern States District Leadership Roles

ATLANTA, GA — Claudia Bilotto and Daniel Bridges have been appointed to key southeast regional leadership positions in the Southern States District of WSP USA, an engineering and professional services consultancy.

Bilotto, who most recently led the Georgia Transportation business for WSP, will lead the entire Southern States District …

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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 …

Michael Baker International Promotes Two Leaders in Mid-Atlantic Region

COLUMBIA, SC — Michael Baker International announces that John Walsh, P.E., has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Regional Director for the Mid-Atlantic Region, and Reneé Tison, P.E., has been named Vice President and Office Executive for Columbia, Greenville, and Charleston, South Carolina. Walsh and Tison will …

PRINOTH Presents McClung-Logan as New Dealer for Maryland and Virginia

BALTIMORE, MD — PRINOTH, a manufacturer of tracked vehicles, introduces McClung-Logan of Maryland, who represents PRINOTH for the PANTHER line-up for the states of Maryland and Virginia.

After 80 years in business, McClung-Logan aims to develop and support partnerships with their clients. The company's fleet of heavy construction equipment …

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Rosendin Promotes Jachimski to Division Manager

HANOVER, MD — Rosendin, an employee-owned electrical contracting company, announces Brandon Jachimski as the new Division Manager in Maryland. Jachimski will lead Rosendin’s Maryland office, which is known for its work on Exelon’s corporate headquarters at the Inner Harbor, Kaiser Permanente’s capital program, National Institutes of Health building modernization, …

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Thunder Creek Fueling Efficiency in the Big Woods for H2Dig LLC

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

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H&E's Norfolk, Virginia, Branch Relocated and Renamed to Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, VA — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces both the renaming of its Norfolk rental equipment branch to Chesapeake and its relocation to a nearby facility in Chesapeake, Virginia.

The 10,000-square-foot facility sits on two acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop …

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HNTB Promotes Dippel to President, Mid-Atlantic Division

ARLINGTON, VA — HNTB Corporation names Michelle Dippel President of the firm’s Mid-Atlantic Division. As Division President, Dippel oversees complex infrastructure programs, business operations, and more than 600 HNTB professionals from Pennsylvania to South Carolina who deliver them. She is based in HNTB’s Arlington, Virginia, office.

Dippel, who is relocating …

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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SmithGroup Awards Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Scholarships

WASHINGTON, D.C. — 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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Cryer Joins HGA as Principal in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — HGA welcomes Scott Cryer, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, as Associate Vice President and Principal in the Washington, D.C. office. He will direct new business opportunities, client relations, and team processes for the Arts, Community, and Higher Education practice group throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

Cryer has 20 …

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DLR Group Announces Chadwick to Lead K-12 Operations in the Northeast

WASHINGTON, D.C. — John Chadwick joins DLR Group as a Principal to lead the firm’s K-12 Education practice, serving school district clients in the northeast. Working from the firm’s Washington, D.C. studio, Chadwick is responsible for growing the practice by establishing new relationships with potential clients and collaborating with school …

Equipment Manufacturers Report Positive Outlook for 2021

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

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H&E Opens New Facility in North Charlotte Area

CHARLOTTE, NC — H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announces the opening of a new branch in the North Charlotte area, bringing the number of H&E North Carolina branches to eight.

The 8,000-square-foot facility sits on 2.5 acres with a fully fenced yard area, offices, parts warehouse, and a repair shop …

Hills Machinery Launches New CASE ReNew Used Equipment Center

CHARLOTTE, NC — CASE Construction Equipment and Hills Machinery have launched two of the first CASE ReNew Centers in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina. The CASE ReNew Center will thoroughly inspect, service, and recondition CASE lease returns and/or other used CASE equipment, which will then be sold through …

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HNTB Names Mendes as Corporate President of Infrastructure and Mobility Equity

ARLINGTON, VA — Diana Mendes, AICP, has been named HNTB’s Corporate President of Infrastructure and Mobility Equity, a new position responsible for shaping transportation and mobility equity policy through collaboration with federal, state, and local agency leaders.

“As many of HNTB’s clients are being challenged to address inequities …

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 …

Bull to Lead SmithGroup's Washington, DC Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. — SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, promotes Robert Bull to lead the firm's Washington, D.C. office. He is responsible for strategic, operational, and financial leadership and vision for the office.

Bull has been employed at SmithGroup for over 25 years, specializing in the design of higher education …

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Bizzack Construction Partners with Virginia DOT for Multiphase Corridor Q Program

When the economy is going through a downturn, politicians often look to infrastructure projects to stimulate it. The goal is to get people working and money flowing through the system – while striving to improve the country’s poorly rated infrastructure. Beyond the near immediate economic impact infrastructure has, there are …

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Curry Supply Welcomes Nelson as Regional Sales Manager in the Southeast

ATLANTA, GA — Curry Supply Co. announces its investment in the Southeast territory with the introduction of Georgia resident, Steve Nelson, as Regional Sales Manager. In this role, Nelson will utilize his industry knowledge and experience to serve as the dedicated Curry Supply representative for clients located in North …

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Dewberry Announces Promotions in Raleigh, North Carolina, Office

RALEIGH, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces the promotion of nearly 50 employees nationwide, including seven in its Raleigh, North Carolina, office. These promotions include:

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Freese and Nichols Names Hatley as New Executive Vice President

RALEIGH, NC — Freese and Nichols, Inc., promotes Tricia Hatley, PE, a longtime manager with nationally recognized leadership experience, to Executive Vice President as the company prepares for succession changes. As a new member of the Executive Team, Hatley oversees the firm’s operations in North Carolina, Oklahoma, Georgia, …

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Gore Joins Takeuchi as Mid-Atlantic Regional Business Manager

FORT MILL, SC — Luschen "Lou" Gore joins Takeuchi-US, a manufacturer of compact equipment, as its new Regional Business Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region, which includes South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio. Gore will be responsible for all sales development and activity in that multi-state region, …

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New General Manager Appointed for Terex Cranes Americas

WILMINGTON, NC — Terex Cranes announces the appointment of Andreas Ernst to the position of General Manager Cranes, Americas.

“I am very pleased that Andreas Ernst has joined Terex Cranes as General Manager for Americas, bringing his experience in leading successful teams with a strong customer focus," said Marco Gentilini …

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Schnabel Engineering Promotes Yeatts to Senior Associate

GLEN ALLEN, VA — Chadd W. Yeatts, PE was recently promoted to Senior Associate/Senior Vice President at Schnabel Engineering. Yeatts will continue leading Schnabel’s Power and Energy pursuit team, helping expand the firm’s presence within the industry.

Yeatts has over 23 years of industry experience but has worked with …

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Atlas Copco Appoints Andersson as President of Power and Flow Division

ROCK HILL, SC — Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC) appoints Mikael Andersson as President of the Power and Flow division.

In his new position, Andersson will be responsible for the global operations of the Power and Flow division within the Business Area of Power Technique. The Power and Flow division …

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Biden Nominates Pete Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

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

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Curry Supply Company Promotes Buddin to Director of Sales

RALEIGH, NC — Curry Supply Company, a manufacturer of specialized industrial trucks, announces the promotion of Will Buddin to Director of Sales. Based in North Carolina, he will primarily work with and oversee Curry Supply’s Regional Sales Managers across the country.

Buddin joined Curry Supply last September as a …

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Empire Crane Company Becomes Authorized Tadano Distributor

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

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McMaster and Stusrud Join HNTB in New National Advisory Practice

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sean McMaster and Katherine Stusrud join HNTB Corporation as National Practice Consultants in the firm’s new national Advisory practice. Based in HNTB’s Washington, D.C. office, they serve clients nationwide as infrastructure strategic consulting executives, focusing on the transportation sector.

McMaster is the point of contact for the …

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Orton Joins Skanska's Greater Washington, DC Region as Vice President and Account Manager

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Skanska, a construction and development firm, announces that Gary Orton has joined the company as Vice President and Account Manager for its building operations in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro regions.

In this leadership role, Orton will be responsible for spearheading the regional building operation’s …

SITECH Technology Distributors Established in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia

COLUMBIA, SC — Trimble announces that SITECH Technology Distributors have been established to serve civil construction contractors in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The territory once served by SITECH Mid-Atlantic has been reorganized into SITECH Chesapeake, SITECH Horizon, SITECH Palmetto, and SITECH Precision. These …

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 …

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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Hills Machinery Helps Bring New Levels of Success to Terex Trucks in the US

RALEIGH, NC — Every year, Terex Trucks ships a significant proportion of its articulated haulers — the TA300 and TA400 — from its Motherwell facility in Scotland to customers across North America. This year, Hills Machinery — the company’s dealer in North and South Carolina — has taken a considerable …

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HNTB’s Gagné Receives the Design-Build Industry’s Highest Distinction

CHARLOTTE, NC — Jeff Gagné, PE, FDBIA, Vice President and Delivery Officer for HNTB Corporation’s Southeast Division, was selected by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) as one of five industry leaders for the 2020 Class of DBIA Fellows. Designated Design-Build Professional Fellow status is the highest level …

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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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Quinn Evans Promotes Four Professionals in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD — Quinn Evans announces the promotions of four architects and designers in the firm’s offices in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. The professionals possess expertise in a range of the firm’s key markets, including the design of museums and cultural facilities, schools and higher educational facilities, commercial buildings, …

Vasquez Joins NUCA to Lead National Safety Program

FAIRFAX, VA — The National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) announces that Carl Vasquez, ASP has been hired to lead the association’s safety and education programs.

“Safety for our industry’s employees is a core value at NUCA,” said NUCA CEO Doug Carlson. “Carl is an experienced construction safety professional who …

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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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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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Quinn Evans Promotes Six to Associate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Quinn Evans, a design, historic preservation, and sustainability firm, announces the promotion of six professionals in the firm’s Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Richmond offices.

In the Washington, D.C. office, four professionals have been promoted to associate: Lucy Moore, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C; Charles Sparkman, AIA, …

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S&ME Welcomes Scarbrough as Chief Human Resources Officer

RALEIGH, NC — S&ME announces that Mary Scarbrough has joined the company as Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Scarbrough and her team are responsible for creating employee-focused strategies that align with the company’s overall strategic plan to enhance the culture and people focus areas. She will also play …

Whitworth and Christopher Join the South Carolina DOT Commission

COLUMBIA, SC — Nancy Whitworth, of Greenville, has been sworn in as the new South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commissioner as a Governor's At-Large Appointee. She replaces Kristen Blanchard who resigned from the commission in February 2020.

Whitworth was the Deputy City Manager and Director of Economic Development …

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Abrams Joins Stantec’s Water Practice in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, SC — Global design firm Stantec welcomes Scott Abrams to the Water practice as the South Carolina Water/Wastewater Market Lead. Joining the firm’s Charleston office, he will be responsible for leading pursuits for water and wastewater conveyance and treatment projects, with both new and existing clients. He will also …

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Curry Supply Adds Buddin as North Carolina-Based Regional Sales Manager

FUQUAY VARINA, NC — Curry Supply Co. announces the addition of Will Buddin to the team as a Regional Sales Manager. Buddin will oversee customers positioned in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida.

With more than 19 years in the pump, OEM, and heavy equipment rental industries, Buddin …

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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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Krauss Joins HNTB as Vice President in New National Advisory Practice

ARLINGTON, VA — Kurt Krauss, PE, joins HNTB Corporation as Vice President, National Strategic Initiatives, in the firm’s new national Advisory practice. He specializes in national initiatives centered on program management, rapid mobilization, and expert delivery. He is based in HNTB’s Arlington office and serves clients nationwide.

With 25 …

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Quinn Evans Promotes Fink and Schwenk to Senior Associate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Quinn Evans, a firm that specializes in design, historic preservation, and sustainability, announces the promotion of Robert Fink, AIA and Steve Schwenk, AIA, LEED AP to Senior Associate.

Fink has been promoted to Senior Associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Fink has 25 years of …

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The American Society of Landscape Architects Announces Carter-Conneen as New Chief Executive Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announces the selection of Torey Carter-Conneen as its new Chief Executive Officer.

“On behalf of the Executive Committee of the American Society of Landscape Architects, we are thrilled to have Torey join us," said ASLA President Wendy Miller, FASLA. …

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Wing and Harper Join Dewberry in North Carolina and Virginia

RALEIGH, NC — Dewberry announces that Jeffrey J. Wing, PE, LEED AP and Jay Harper have joined the firm. Wing is the new Water/Wastewater Market Segment Leader for the Raleigh, North Carolina, office, and Harper is a Vice President and Business Development Director in the federal group located in Fairfax, …

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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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Dewberry's Mahoney Appointed to CIRT Board of Directors

FAIRFAX, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Dave Mahoney, PE, has been appointed to the Construction Industry Round Table’s (CIRT) board of directors.

In his role as a Board Member, Mahoney is responsible for working alongside other industry professionals as a force …

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Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic Awarded Takeuchi's Mid-Atlantic Dealer of the Year

MECHANICSBURG, PA — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, awards Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic as the 2019 Dealer of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region for their successful sales efforts in 2019.

Groff Tractor Mid Atlantic was named Takeuchi Mid-Atlantic Dealer of the Year after considering their commitment and excellence …

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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 …

Hunt Reappointed to North Carolina Transportation Board

RALEIGH, NC – Robeson County native Grady Hunt has been reappointed by Gov. Roy Cooper as a member of the North Carolina Board of Transportation. Hunt, who joined the board in 2017, will continue to represent Division 6, which comprises Bladen, Columbus, Cumberland, Harnett, and Robeson counties.

Hunt serves with …

Owens Joins HDR’s Industrial Water and Wastewater Practice

RICHMOND, VA — Mark Owens joins HDR as a Water and Wastewater Project Manager focusing on growing our practice in the industrial sectors. Based in Richmond, Virginia, Owens will develop and lead industrial water and wastewater projects, and define and drive strategies for market growth.

Owens has more than 30 …

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Quinn Evans Promotes MacKillop to Principal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Quinn Evans, an architectural, planning, and historic preservation firm, announces that Colin MacKillop, AIA, LEED AP, CDT, has been promoted to Principal. His promotion is among nearly two dozen recently announced throughout the firm’s six offices.

MacKillop has experience in design and project management, and …

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Reed Selected to Serve on HCBU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative Advisory Committee

BALTIMORE, MD — Nakita Reed, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP BD+C, NOMA, an Associate with Quinn Evans, has been selected as a member of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HCBU) Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative Advisory Committee. The new program, led by a partnership of the National Trust for …

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Schnabel Engineering Announces Promotion of Mayers and Rogers

STERLING, VA — Chad Mayers, PE is the Branch Leader of Schnabel Engineering’s Sterling, Virginia, and Rockville, Maryland, offices and is responsible for Schnabel’s northern region geotechnical operations as the Executive Vice President of Geotechnical Services.

Since the start of his more than 16-year career with Schnabel, Mayers has …

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ALL Family of Companies Named a Load King Cranes Authorized Service Center

INDEPENDENCE, OH — Load King, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source, has named the ALL Family of Companies (ALL) an Authorized Service Center for Load King Cranes. The announcement is effective immediately.

With locations throughout North America, ALL will service Load King boom trucks, …

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Dewberry Welcomes Victor as New Head of Mid-Atlantic Operations

FAIRFAX, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Robert Victor, PE, F.ASCE, has joined the firm as an Operating Unit Manager to lead its mid-Atlantic engineering operations, based in Fairfax, Virginia.

Victor joins the firm with more than 25 years of experience, most recently …

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Gratton Named Mechanical Project Engineer at Mueller

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates announces that Bradley Gratton, PE, has been promoted to Mechanical Project Engineer. Gratton joined the firm in 2015 and has contributed engineering expertise to the design and construction administration of numerous complex and high-profile projects in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Projects include the new Duke …

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KIOTI Tractor Donates 10,000 N-95 Masks and K9 UTV to UNC REX Healthcare

WENDELL, NC — Alongside a dedication to its dealers and customers, KIOTI Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., is committed to the health and well-being of the communities in which it serves. To assist health care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company recently donated …

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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.

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Rella Takes New Leadership Role in HDR’s Waste Program

CHARLOTTE, NC — Bob Rella, PE, has been named Diversion, Processing, and Facilities Practice Leader for HDR’s waste program. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, he will lead the team in evolving best practices, designing innovative solutions, and providing technical oversight on key projects.

“This is an area of …

Sunukjian Takes Preconstruction and Estimating Position with JE Dunn Construction

RALEIGH, NC — JE Dunn Construction announces its recent hiring of industry veteran Robert Sunukjian as Senior Construction and Estimating Manager in the company’s Raleigh, North Carolina, office.

Sunukjian’s industry experience spans 25 years, including, most recently, leading the preconstruction division as a Vice President of Preconstruction and Business Development …

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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 …

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Volvo Penta Develops Digital Platforms for Dealer Education and Empowerment

CHESAPEAKE, VA — Volvo Penta announces a number of initiatives aimed at training, informing, and arming dealers with the resources needed to better serve shared customers in the field. The new platforms, which consist of online instructor-led training programs and a series of webinars, are geared toward all facets of …

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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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Dewberry Promotes Holland and Taylor in Lanham and Baltimore, Maryland, Offices

BALTIMORE, MD — Dewberry announces that Associate Vice President Carol Holland, PE, CCM, LEED AP, and Vice President David Taylor Jr., RLA, have been promoted to Managers of more than 85 employees in the Lanham and Baltimore, Maryland, offices.

Holland and Taylor will continue to drive growth initiatives, …

HDR Adds Myers, Vonasek, and Shapard, Promotes Bonner

WILMINGTON, NC — Tom Myers joins HDR as Principal Asset Management Consultant, Dennis Vonasek, AIA, ACHA, CID, joins as a Health Principal, James Shapard joins as a Senior Power Project Manager, and Kent Bonner, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, joins as Managing Principal.

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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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JE Dunn Adds DePenning as Vice President, Green as Senior Diversity and Inclusion Specialist

RALEIGH, NC — Paul DePenning joins JE Dunn Construction as Vice President of Operations, and Chyna Green has assumed duties as Senior Diversity and Inclusion Specialist for the Carolina offices. DePenning and Green are both working out of the Raleigh, North Carolina, office.

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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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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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Parker Elected President of VASITE’s Virginia Section

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Wes Parker was recently named President of the Virginia Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (VASITE). This distinction represents a promotion for Parker within the organization, as he previously served as the Vice President. At its core, VASITE is a professional society for those involved …

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UMA Geotechnical Construction's DeSpain Promoted to President

COLFAX, NC — Brian DeSpain has been promoted to President of UMA Geotechnical Construction. The company stresses that the active, day-to-day involvement of the top officers will not change. Former President Jim DeSpain, now CEO, will continue to focus on finance and contractual relationships with customers. The transition …

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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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National Equipment Dealers, LLC Joins the Manitou Dealer Network in the US

WEST BEND, WI — Manitou North America welcomes National Equipment Dealers, LLC (NED) to the Manitou dealer network. National Equipment Dealers will offer the full Manitou line of skid loaders, track loaders, articulated loaders, and telescopic handlers at 11 locations throughout Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.

“We are …

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Volvo Penta Supplies Personal Protective Equipment to Healthcare Workers

CHESAPEAKE, VA — Volvo Penta, a global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications, is taking action in response to the need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). At two of its North American facilities, the company is producing and distributing this vital protective gear …

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Alternative Delivery Expert Crooks Joins HNTB as Senior Vice President

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ed Crooks joins HNTB Corporation as Senior Vice President in the firm’s strategic infrastructure advisory practice. He provides consulting services to public sector leaders seeking to deliver major infrastructure programs. Crooks is based in HNTB’s Washington, D.C., office and works with clients nationwide.

“Infrastructure needs continue to …

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Bates Joins JE Dunn Construction As Client Solutions Manager

CHARLESTON, SC — Construction industry veteran Janet Bates, current President of the Palmetto Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), joins JE Dunn Construction as Client Solutions Manager responsible for business development in Charleston and the surrounding low country. Bates heads JE Dunn’s efforts to build …

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Doosan Expands Southeast Presence at 10 New Synergy Equipment Locations

SUWANEE, GA — Heavy equipment owners and operators across the Southeast now have greater access to Doosan parts, machines and service, thanks to 10 new dealer locations from Synergy Equipment.

The new locations — in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina — join three already established dealership locations with …

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Dynapac Names Hyland Director of Sales for Key & Governmental Accounts

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

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Finfrock Rejoins HDR as Education/Science/Tech Director for U.S. Southeast

CHARLOTTE, NC — Curt Finfrock, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, rejoins HDR as Education/Science/Tech Director for the U.S. Southeast region. Finfrock will be responsible for strategic planning, client development, and project team leadership for education, science, and tech projects in that region.

He will be based in HDR’s Charlotte, North …

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Godack, Alqasem Promoted at Mueller Associates

LINTHICUM, MD — Mueller Associates announces the promotions of two Electrical Engineers with expertise in educational and cultural projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Erik Godack has been promoted to Senior Electrical Engineer and Sammy Alqasem, PE, to Project Electrical Engineer.

Godack joined Mueller in 2014. He has played a key …

Moore Joins HNTB in Arlington as Transportation Group Director

ARLINGTON, VA — Garrett Moore, PE, joins HNTB Corporation as Transportation Group Director and Vice President. Moore brings to the firm’s Arlington, Virginia, office more than two decades of managing and delivering transportation construction and maintenance projects, including public-private partnerships.

Moore leads multiple engineering departments, directing project priorities, staffing, …

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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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Pregel Joins Stantec as Navy Account Manager at the Firm’s New Office in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Tony Pregel, PE joins Stantec, a global design and engineering firm, as the Navy Account Manager. Based out of the firm’s new office in Virginia Beach, Virginia, his role focuses on growing and managing Stantec’s design and construction portfolio with the U.S. Navy.

Pregel brings …

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Takeuchi Hires Headden as Regional Business Manager

GREENVILLE, SC — Takeuchi-US, a compact equipment manufacturer, announces Dillon Headden will join its staff as Regional Business Manager, effective immediately. Headden will be located in the Mid-Atlantic region.

As Regional Business Manager, Headden’s main responsibilities include all sales development and activity within a multi-state territory. This includes, but …

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AECOM Names Jensen to Lead its National Governments Practice for the Americas

WASHINGTON, D.C. — AECOM announces that Karl Jensen has joined the company as Executive Vice President of the National Governments practice in the Americas. AECOM leverages its global defense, civilian and commercial expertise to provide comprehensive infrastructure, facilities, energy, environment, disaster resilience and civil works services for projects.

“Karl is …

Clayton and Hunt Appointed to the NCTA Board of Directors

RALEIGH, NC — Governor Roy Cooper appoints two new members to the North Carolina Turnpike Authority (NCTA) Board of Directors, Mary N. Clayton and Sam Hunt IV. The nine-member board consists of the Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), four members appointed by the governor, two …

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Dewberry Announces Nine Promotions in Fairfax, Virginia

FAIRFAX, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces the promotion of nearly 60 employees nationwide, including nine staff members in its Fairfax, Virginia, office. The promotions coincide with Dewberry’s ongoing expansion of engineering, architectural and consulting services in the Mid-Atlantic, where the firm has practiced since …

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Erpestad Named Director of Federal Programs for HDR

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Susana Andrade Erpestad, AIA, ACHA, NCARB, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C, has been named Director of Federal Programs for HDR's architecture practice. Erpestad will transition from her previous role of Health Principal within HDR’s Washington, D.C., practice to lead the firm’s global federal architecture market. She …

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Fischer Promoted to Project Manager at Mueller Associates

BALTIMORE, MD — Mueller Associates announces that Rebecca Fischer, PE, LEED AP BD+C, has been promoted to Project Manager. Fischer, who has been with Mueller since 2004, is a Mechanical Engineer who has played a role in several of the firm’s major projects in government and corporate buildings, museums, …

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McKinney Promoted to Vice President of Technology and Innovation of Clancy & Theys

RALEIGH, NC — Clancy & Theys aims to be at the forefront of using technology to foster a proactive and engaging experience for their clients. They were the first construction company based in the region to implement building information modeling (BIM), a way to visualize and coordinate complex building systems …

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Richey Promoted to Senior Director of Business Development for Skanska’s Georgia and South Carolina Regions

ATLANTA, GA — Skanska USA, a construction and development firm, announces that Barkley Richey has been promoted to Senior Director of Business Development for the Georgia and South Carolina regions. Barkley will be responsible for the firm’s strategic growth and development opportunities, and will be based in the Atlanta, …

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Spurlock Appointed to AIA College of Fellows Jury

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Steven Spurlock, FAIA, LEED AP, a Principal with Quinn Evans, has been appointed to the 2020 American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows jury. The seven-member jury recently reviewed nominations to the College of Fellows and convened for six days at the AIA’s Washington, …

USGBC Virginia, Maryland and National Capital Region Announce 2020 Market Leadership Advisory Boards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) chapters of Virginia, Maryland and National Capital Region announce the members of their 2020 Market Leadership Advisory Boards (MLAB). These groups of green building professionals volunteer time to work with the USGBC community to develop and implement programming that supports USGBC’s …

Cox Named Chairman of South Carolina DOT Commission, Fishburne Named Vice Chairman

COLUMBIA, SC — Tony K. Cox was named Chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commission at the commission's recent meeting in Columbia. J. Barnwell Fishburne, Commissioner representing the 6th Congressional District, was named Vice Chairman of the Commission.

Cox, representing the 7th Congressional District, has been …

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Dewberry’s Anderton Honored with ULI Robert M. O’Donnell Award

ROCKVILLE, MD — Daniel Anderton, RLA, a Senior Associate at Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has received the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Robert M. O’Donnell award for outstanding contributions to the success of ULI’s Advisory Services program.

Anderton has more than 30 years of experience as …

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Liebherr USA, Co. Construction Division Receives AED Foundation Partner Award

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Liebherr USA, Co.’s Construction Equipment division is the 2020 recipient of the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Foundation Partner Award. First presented in 2017, the award recognizes the distinguished service of a manufacturer or service provider that has offered significant contributions to the professional education goals …

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Revercomb Joins Gilbane Building Company as Senior Manager of Business Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gilbane Building Company announces that Ginger Revercomb joined the company as Senior Manager of Business Development in Washington, D.C. Revercomb is a seasoned veteran with nearly 30 years of design and construction experience. In her role, Revercomb will work with operations to enhance client relationships and gain …

Rosendin Names Douglas COO as Part of 2020 Succession Plan

STERLING, VA — Rosendin, an employee-owned firm in the electrical contracting industry, announces it will promote Keith Douglas to Chief Operating Officer as part of the 2020 Executive Leadership Succession Plan. Douglas will become part of the new Executive Committee, along with four other leaders who are replacing retiring …

The BlackStar Companies Accelerates Growth with a New Hire and Territory

WASHINGTON D.C. — Defense contractor, BlackStar Companies (BlackStar) announces the launch of its West Coast division and that Walter Daniel has joined BlackStar as the Director of West Coast Operations.

“Mr. Daniel’s track record, experience and contacts in our industry are second to none, and we are thrilled to have …

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AEM Awards $50,000 in Grants to Nonprofit Organizations

MILWAUKEE, WI — Five nonprofit organizations developing the future of the manufacturing and trades workforces were awarded $10,000 each at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) 2019 Annual Conference as part of their Next Gen Grant Program. The winning organizations — from Missouri, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Kansas …

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ANSI Presents NCCCO with Inaugural Workforce Development Award

FAIRFAX, VA — The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) recently received the newly created American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Workforce Development and Innovation Award at the 2019 ANSI Leadership and Service Awards Banquet and Ceremony in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes an accredited credentialing body that …

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Bank Headquarters Opens in Downtown Raleigh

RALEIGH, NC — FNB Tower, a new 22-story building at 501 Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, recently opened its doors.

Construction lasted for almost two years. The project was developed by Raleigh real estate developer Dominion Realty Developers.

“We would not be here today if it were not for …

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Dewberry’s Mills Named ASFPM Foundation Fellow

RICHMOND, VA — The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) announces that Deborah Mills, CFM, has been named a Foundation Fellow. The ASFPM Foundation began its Fellows Program to provide an opportunity for long-standing supporters to remain engaged and active in supporting the organization’s mission of promoting education and …

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Edwards Presented with ASPE Award of Merit

BALTIMORE, MD — Jeffrey W. Edwards, CPD, GPD, Chief of Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineering with Mueller Associates, recently accepted a National Award of Merit from the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) on behalf of the Baltimore ASPE chapter. Edwards was presented with the award at the …

Griffin Electric Celebrates Fifth Annual National Apprenticeship Week

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

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Hogan Honored with Virginia AIA Emerging Professional Award

RICHMOND, VA — Emily Hogan, AIA, an Architect in the Richmond office of Quinn Evans, has been awarded the Emerging Professional Award from the Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The award recognizes the accomplishments of emerging leaders for their contributions to the profession in …

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NCCCO Presents Brent Inaugural Award for Lifetime Achievement

FAIRFAX, VA — The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), based in Fairfax, Virginia, has awarded its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award to its founding CEO, Graham Brent.

Brent, who recently stepped down from NCCCO to lead the NCCCO Foundation, had served as the organization’s Chief Executive …

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Snyder Receives ACEC Coalitions Distinguished Service Award

ROCKVILLE, MD — Dewberry’s Michael Snyder, PE, recently received the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) Coalitions Distinguished Service Award during its fall conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Snyder has been a leader in ACEC activities for more than a decade, specifically in the Land Development Coalition. He has …

Collette, North Carolina DOT’s First Female Division Engineer, to Retire

WILMINGTON, NC — When Karen Collette retires this month from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), it will mark the end of a milestone career for the agency’s first and, so far, only female Division Engineer.

But Collette said she is prouder of the work to improve North Carolina’s …

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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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Stantec Promotes Whitaker to Principal in Washington, DC and Mid-Atlantic Regions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Global design firm Stantec has promoted Allen Whitaker to Principal in the firm’s health sector practice. In this new position, Whitaker will work closely with regional and global health sector leadership to implement Stantec’s strategic plan focused on growth in the Washington, D.C. region and beyond.

Whitaker …

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Taylor Joins HNTB as Aviation Project Director in Arlington

ARLINGTON, VA — Jordan Taylor, AIA, joined HNTB Corporation’s aviation architecture practice as Project Director and Associate Vice President in the firm’s growing Arlington office. His more than two decades of experience in the aviation planning, design and construction industry offers clients in the region and across the …

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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 …

W.M. Jordan Company Recognized at 2019 ABC-VA Excellence in Construction Awards

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Virginia Chapter (ABC-VA) recognized W.M. Jordan Company at its 2019 Excellence in Construction Awards. Each year, the Excellence in Construction Awards recognizes and celebrates leading projects from ABC-VA members. These awards highlight quality workmanship on projects and overall excellence in …

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Buckingham Joins HNTB as Vice President, Program Delivery, in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Industry veteran Jack Buckingham joins HNTB Corporation’s growing transit and rail practice as Vice President, Program Delivery, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Buckingham oversees delivery of the full suite of transit and rail projects and programs HNTB is implementing in the Washington, D.C., metro …

Doosan Portable Power Adds Rish Equipment Company to Distributor Network

STATESVILLE, NC — Doosan Portable Power has named Rish Equipment Company as an authorized distributor. Rish Equipment Co. will supply Doosan air compressors, generators, light towers and light compaction equipment at 14 locations across portions of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

Rish Equipment Co. traces its beginnings to 1934 and …

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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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Kaufman Lynn Construction Names Mooney as Regional Senior Vice President in North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC — Full-service construction firm, Kaufman Lynn Construction, announces industry veteran David M. Mooney as the new Regional Senior Vice President of the firm’s North Carolina operations.

Mooney, with more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry, will be responsible for the overall management and strategic …

Rosendin Celebrates 100th Anniversary

STERLING, VA — Rosendin, a San Jose-based company that came to Sterling in 2010, celebrated a century of achievement with a party featuring some of the area’s developers and builders. Rosendin Chairman/CEO Tom Sorley and other top executives hosted 300 people at the Sterling, Virginia, office.

The event acknowledged …

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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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Bryant Joins JE Dunn Construction as Senior Project Engineer

CHARLOTTE, NC — Eddie Bryant, a 10-year construction industry veteran, has joined JE Dunn Construction’s Charlotte, North Carolina, office as a Senior Project Engineer. In this position Bryant supports an array of internal processes for construction projects, coordinating with superintendents, project managers, estimators and other team members to …

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Linder Announces Wilkes as Executive Vice President of Sales in North and South Carolina

CONCORD, NC — Linder Industrial Machinery announces that Chris Wilkes, Executive Vice President of Sales – Florida Division will now lead all sales efforts in their North and South Carolina territories as the Executive Vice President of Sales – Carolinas Division. He has been with Linder for 15 years …

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Ungerer Joins HNTB as Project Director in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD — Janet Ungerer, Ph.D., PE, joined HNTB Corporation as Project Director and Associate Vice President in the firm’s growing Baltimore office. Her more than two decades of systems engineering, integration, design and implementation experience for transportation, industrial and other facilities offers clients across the region a resource …

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Vacuworx Hires Williamson as Regional Sales Manager for Southeast US

TULSA, OK — Vacuworx announces that Bruce Williamson has been hired as Regional Sales Manager, Southeast, serving the territory of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Williamson is a problem solver who prioritizes communication and follow-through as keys to building customer relationships. Based in Panama City …

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Vermeer Mid Atlantic Announces Acquisition of Vermeer Northeast

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

ABC VP Sizemore Appointed to OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announces that Greg Sizemore, ABC’s Vice President of Health, Safety, Education and Workforce Development, has been appointed to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH). ACCSH provides the U.S. Department of Labor with guidance …

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ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Center for Landscape Architecture in Washington, D.C. was recently awarded LEED Platinum certification. Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) presented the certification to ASLA President Shawn T. Kelly, FASLA and ASLA CEO and Executive Vice …

ASLA Elevates Delplace, Fox and Hewitt to the Council of Fellows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has elevated 22 members as ASLA Fellows for their contributions to the landscape architecture profession and society at large. Lisa Delplace, ASLA of OEHME, van SWEDEN in Washington D.C.; Andrew Fox, ASLA of North Carolina State University College of …

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Delaware-Based Active Crane Rentals Taking Delivery of LTM 1350-6.1 Mobile Crane

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — For more than 50 years, Active Crane Rentals has grown in the tri-state area, supplying cranes, lifting and rigging services in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The company is about to grow again by adding a Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 mobile crane to its fleet.

The …

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Prillaman’s Crane & Rigging Adds Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 Mobile Crane to Fleet

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — One day after taking delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 mobile crane, Prillaman’s Crane & Rigging put it on a job, supporting inspection work on rides at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

“What the crane does well is reaching the highest in confined spaces,” said Owner Paul Prillaman …

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Shepherd Named Marketing Director for HNTB’s Mid-Atlantic Division

ARLINGTON, VA — Charren Shepherd was appointed Director of Marketing for HNTB Corporation’s Mid-Atlantic Division. She is based in Arlington, Virginia. Shepherd will coordinate with division leaders to develop, execute and monitor overall marketing strategy and lead a department of more than a dozen marketing professionals supporting nine offices …

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Somerset CPAs and Advisors Launches 2019 Construction Industry Survey

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

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Vermeer MV Solutions Adds Place as New Engineering Manager

GREENVILLE, SC — Vermeer MV Solutions announces the addition of John Place as a new Engineering Manager based out of Greenville, South Carolina. In his new role, Place will manage and assist the engineering team throughout the development of new products and provide support for the Greenville and Okahumpka, Florida, …

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All Family of Companies Takes Delivery of 1000th Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 Mobile Crane Produced

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Representatives from Liebherr and the ALL Family of Companies recently celebrated a milestone — the handover of the 1,000th LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane ever produced. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the ALL Family of Companies is the largest privately-owned crane rental and sales organization in North America, …

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Banks to Lead Schnabel Engineering Transportation Pursuits

GLEN ALLEN, VA — Schnabel Engineering announces that Brian K. Banks, PG, Principal, has been appointed to lead the firm’s transportation business. Based out of Wilmington, North Carolina, Banks will dedicate his efforts to expand Schnabel’s transportation practice across the country.

“Schnabel has a large team of very talented …

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Brasfield & Gorrie Receives Safety and Health Recognition in North Carolina

ASHEVILLE, NC — Brasfield & Gorrie recently received accreditation from the Safety and Health Achievement and Recognition Program (SHARP) for its Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine project. North Carolina Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry presented the team with a certificate of completion during a jobsite visit. The project team has …

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Chafin Joins Stanley Consultants as Client Service Manager

CHARLESTON, SC — Kevin Chafin has joined Stanley Consultants as a Client Service Manager in the firm’s Federal Group. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, Chafin will work closely with Department of Defense clients, focusing on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) locations in the Southeast as well as U.S. Navy …

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Dewberry’s Scarce Promoted to Corporate Director of Marketing

DANVILLE, VA — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announces that Elizabeth Scarce has been promoted to Director of Marketing for the firm’s Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, which span from Florida to Maryland. Combined, the two regions serve the marketing needs of more than 1,000 employees.
Scarce has …

Doosan Adds Two New Authorized Dealers Serving Virginia and North Carolina

SUWANEE, GA — Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, has expanded its dealer network with the addition of two branches of ACT Construction Equipment as authorized sales, service, parts and rental providers of Doosan equipment.

The company now offers its customers in Cloverdale, Virginia, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a …

HNTB Opens Downtown Baltimore Office

BALTIMORE, MD — HNTB Corporation recently opened a new permanent office in the heart of downtown Baltimore, Maryland. Aviation, transit and rail, and construction management professionals currently staff the Baltimore office. HNTB anticipates expansion of its personnel in coming years to support full service delivery for all transportation clients in …

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LiuGong NA Appoints Mayer as New Construction Equipment Regional Sales Manager

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

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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., …

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. …

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 …

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AKF Presents Donation to Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

RICHMOND, VA — AKF, an engineering, commissioning, technology, design and consulting firm, recently presented a $3,000 donation to the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University (CHoR at VCU). AKF helped raise funds for the hospital as a sponsor of CHoR’s 25th Annual Bowl-A-Thon. CHoR at VCU, the …

Bishop Promoted to Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety for Skanska

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Skanska USA, a construction and development firm, announces that Nick Bishop has been promoted to Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) for its Southeast civil operations. Bishop will be based in the company’s Virginia Beach office and will report to Brian Stieritz, …

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CALYX Engineers and Consultants, an NV5 Company, Welcomes Hendrix as Survey Group Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC — John Hendrix, PS, has joined CALYX Engineers and Consultants as the Survey Group Manager in their Charlotte office. Hendrix will manage survey projects for departments of transportation, municipalities and other public and private entities throughout the Southeast.

“John brings a wealth of survey expertise and management …

Carolina Tractor and Equipment Named as GOMACO Top 10 Distributor

CHARLOTTE, NC — GOMACO Corporation recently recognized Carolina Tractor and Equipment Company as a Top Ten Distributor for sales in the 2018 fiscal year. The award was presented in recognition for outstanding sales and distribution of GOMACO equipment in the United States.

Carolina Tractor and Equipment Company is headquartered in …

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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Construction TV Personality Headlines SEAA Convention

WINSTON-SALEM, NC — The Steel Erectors Association of America announces that Kayleen McCabe, the winner of DIY Network’s Stud Finder competition and longtime host of TV’s Rescue Renovation, headlined the association’s 2019 convention program.

The 47th Annual Convention and Trade Show was held in Charlotte/Concord, North Carolina. McCabe is …

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Groff Tractor Holdings Combines Locations to Form GT Mid Atlantic

FOLCROFT, PA — Groff Tractor Holdings, LLC has combined their locations in New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Philadelphia to form GT Mid Atlantic LLC. These branches were formerly Trico Equipment, Folcomer Equipment and CC&T and were acquired by Groff Tractor Holdings over the past 36 months. The newly formed …

ISEA Announces the Promotion of Fargo to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services

ARLINGTON, VA — The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), an association for safety equipment and accredited ANSI standards developing organization, announces that Cristine Fargo has been promoted to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services.

"We are proud to announce Cristine's promotion to Vice President of Operations and Technical Services," …

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James River Equipment Becomes Full-Line Epiroc Dealer in Virginia

COMMERCE CITY, CO — Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has added James River Equipment (JRE) as a full-line dealer in Virginia. Previously a dealer of Epiroc hydraulic attachments throughout the state, JRE has added sales and rental of new and used Epiroc …

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Terex Utilities Seeks to Raise Awareness for Beds for Kids

WATERTOWN, SD — In Charlotte, North Carolina, thousands of children sleep without a bed or on the floor every night. Providing beds and essential furniture to families transitioning into permanent housing is the mission of Beds for Kids, a 501(c)3 organization. Terex Utilities team members recently took a break from …

TrueLook, Construction Camera Company, Completes North Carolina Office Expansion

WINSTON-SALEM, NC — TrueLook, a construction camera company, has completed the expansion of its office in downtown Winston-Salem from 3,000 square feet to more than 6,000 square feet. The renovation of the company’s headquarters provides space for the company’s growing staff and additional room for tech operations.
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Waller, Todd & Sadler Project Wins APWA Project of the Year Award

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — The Virginia Beach Housing Resource Center has been awarded the 2019 American Public Works Association (APWA) Mid-Atlantic Chapter Project of the Year Award. The Virginia Beach Department of Public Works facility was honored in the category of structures between $25 million and $75 million. Waller, Todd …

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Weitz Receives ABC Eagle Award for Construction Excellence

JOANNA, SC — Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently recognized national general contractor The Weitz Company with the Eagle Award for construction excellence.

Presented during ABC’s 29th Annual National Excellence in Construction awards banquet in Long Beach, California, Weitz was selected as this year’s Eagle Award recipient in the $15 …