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Sany taps Dallas-Forth Worth’s Landmark Equipment as first Texas excavator dealer

Sany taps Dallas-Forth Worth’s Landmark Equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2013

Sany has named its first Texas excavator dealer. Landmark Equipment has been selected as the Sany America excavator dealer for ...

Undocumented workers make up half of Texas’ construction workforce

Undocumented workers make up half of Texas’...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 26, 2013

A report released Thursday alleges that half of the construction workers in Texas are undocumented, aka illegal aliens. Why is nobody ...

H & V Equipment Services distributes Doosan parts and equipment in San Antonio

H & V Equipment Services distributes Doosan parts...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 21, 2013

H & V Equipment Services has been named a distributor of Doosan heavy excavators, wheel loaders, wheel excavators and parts ...

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2013

The video below just goes to show you how much of a problem equipment theft is becoming. In Houston recently, a ...

AGC forecast promises mixed outlook for 2013 U.S. construction

AGC forecast promises mixed outlook for 2013 U.S....

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 14, 2013

2013 should be a better year than 2012 for construction firms, but not necessarily a great one, said Ken Simonson, ...

Dallas transforms with $2.3 billion in development since 2002

Dallas transforms with $2.3 billion in development...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2012

Residents of Dallas, Texas have seen their city literally transform around them in the past decade thanks to $2.3 billion ...

Manitou Americas adds Kirby-Smith as telehandler dealer

Manitou Americas adds Kirby-Smith as telehandler dealer

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 04, 2012

Manitou has added Kirby-Smith as an authorized dealer for Manitou MT Series Construction Telescopic Handlers throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Kirby-Smith provides ...

LiuGong adds Noble Iron as authorized dealer in Houston

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 18, 2012

LiuGong North America has added Noble Iron to the company’s dealer network. Noble Iron is located in Houston, Texas, and will ...

Hertz expands in Oklahoma

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 28, 2012

Hertz Equipment Rental has acquired Pioneer Equipment Rental & Sales in Oklahoma.  The Ponca City-based company, which has 10 branches ...

Equipment theft means easy money

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 24, 2012

Skid steers, tractors and backhoes make up 68 percent of all reported construction equipment thefts, according to Corporal Daniel Pearson, ...

Tadano announces new hires

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 22, 2012

Tadano has filled two positions at the Tadano America headquarters in Houston, Texas. Tadano promoted Tony Trosclair to general manager of ...

Volvo Rents expands in Texas

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 04, 2012

Volvo Rents has acquired Camrus Development, a single-location construction equipment rental company based in Bryan, Texas, and previously owned by ...

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