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Jean-François Bolduc Named President of LOGISTEC Environmental Services Inc.

Jean-François Bolduc was named president of LOGISTEC Environmental Services Inc. and SANEXEN Environmental Services Inc., part of Montreal-based LOGISTEC Corporation.

National Trench Safety names Van Welch as new chief financial officer

National Trench Safety, a leader in trench safety solutions, and a Tailwind Capital owned business, announced the appointment of Van Welch as chief financial officer on Friday.

United Rentals invests in Ford electric trucks for North American fleet

United Rentals Inc. announced a new agreement with Ford Pro to purchase all-electric vehicles for its North American rental and company fleets. The agreement includes orders for 500 F-150 Lightning trucks and 30 E-Transit vans, with 120 trucks and all 30 vans to be delivered in 2022.

Carson Corporation names Bryce Carson as CEO

Bryce has served as the company’s chief operating officer since 2015 and said he looks forward to continuing to guide the organization into the future in his new role as CEO.

NAPCO Pipe & Fittings rebrands as Westlake Pipe & Fittings

The new name, Westlake Pipe & Fittings, represents the strength of the company's portfolio and marks it as the second-largest pipe & fittings manufacturer in North America.

John Deere unveils 2022 “Own It” low monthly payment program

John Deere announces its 2022 “Own It” Low Monthly Payment program, empowering customers to expand their fleets and become equipment owners.

Gas Technology Institute rebrands as GTI Energy, strengthens focus on low-carbon energy solutions

The Gas Technology Institute has updated its name to GTI Energy to reflect the breadth of its mission and capabilities across energy systems.

SAERTEX multiCom opens production facility in North Carolina

SAERTEX multiCom has opened a new production and warehouse building in North Carolina. The company invested over $20 million into the facility, creating more than 40 new job opportunities in Mecklenburg County.

Construction Industry Round Table announces board elections and new chairman

The Construction Industry Round Table, a national business trade association comprised of 125 chief executives from the leading design and construction companies, has elected Peter Emmons as 2022-2023 Chair of the organization.

PPXXI launches sponsorship program for Lake Buena Vista conference

Organizers of the PPXXI Conference and Exhibition have announced their sponsorship opportunities for their upcoming event in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, on Sep. 25-27, 2023.

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United Rentals announces Confined Space Safety Week digital learning series

The webinars will take place the week of May 9 and will review steps that utilities and contractors can take to create safe environments for workers operating in confined spaces.

DCA launches Government Relations microsite

The new site keeps members abreast of regulatory guidance and proposed legislation with rationale for advocating or opposing those items most relevant to the industry.

Black & Veatch receives awards for wastewater projects

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists awarded two Black & Veatch projects with 2022 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Awards, reflecting the engineering company’s efforts to increase sustainability and water resilience in California.

Michels acquires PCi Dredging and Great Lakes Diving & Salvage

Michels Construction has boosted its marine construction services by acquiring two companies.

Artera Services acquires 1127 Construction

Artera Services acquired the operating assets of 1127 Construction located in northeast Ohio.

Heartland Water Technology hires solid waste industry veteran David Howard

Heartland Water Technology, Inc., a turnkey services provider, hired David Howard as the new executive vice president of customer operations.

Research finds abrasive chainsaws decrease kickback by 50% when cutting pipe in trench

A recent report says abrasive chainsaws generate nearly 50-percent less kickback energy than circular cutoff saws – making them a safer choice in the trench.

AEM elects its 2022 Board officers and directors

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the North America-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers, elected its 2022 Board officers and directors.    Officers of AEM Board of Directors  Chair: Robert Crain, Sr. VP, Customer Experience, ..

Evoqua Water Technologies completes acquisition of Frontier Water Systems

Evoqua Water Technologies, an industry leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, announced the acquisition of Frontier Water Systems.

Emerald spurs next generation of water infrastructure diagnostics with SewerAI investment

Emerald invests in SewerAI, a water infrastructure service provider in an effort to expand water infrastructure modernization.

ML Utilities acquires Utility Equipment Services

ML Utilities, a premier “one-call” solution for fleet maintenance, inspections, repair and management services to the utility sector, acquired Utility Equipment Service, Inc. (UES), based in Spring Hill, Tenn.

Liebherr USA launches new partnership with ATI

Liebherr USA, in Virginia, launched a new partnership with the local Virginia Beach Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) in a new co-op training program for service technicians.

Vortex appoints Dave Fletcher as Chief Commercial Officer

The Vortex Companies names Dave Fletcher as the new Chief Commercial Officer to develop a long-term commercial and expansion strategy for Vortex products.

Road Widener expands sales coverage with three new managers

Road Widener LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative road and utility construction equipment, recently promoted three employees.

Felling Trailers announces 2022 Trailer for a Cause beneficiary event

Felling Trailers will be hosting its tenth annual Trailer for a Cause online auction of an FT-3 Utility trailer to benefit Eagle's Healing Nest non-profit.

Michels acquires two companies

Michels Construction acquires PCi Dredging and Great Lakes Diving & Salvage.

Bowman Consulting Group acquires Triangle Site Design

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. acquired Raleigh, N.C.-based Triangle Site Design, which aligns with Bowman’s strategic initiatives for growth and expansion, specifically throughout the Carolinas.