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Announcements, September 2010


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  • Granite Construction's Vice President and General Counsel Michael Futch retired. Terry K. Eller replaces him and serves as corporate secretary and compliance officer.

  • Tracy Lagona is now national sales director for the Racine Flow Meter Group.

  • EPA awarded Volvo a Tier 4 interim emissions certification for its D11 engine. And Volvo dealer McClung Logan acquired certain assets from the Volvo Construction Equipment & Services' Elkridge, Md., location.

  • Dave Zinke was named president of Knife River's Montana and Wyoming operations. He replaces Rich Allison who retired. Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. James Oberstar (D-Minn.), toured a Knife River Materials asphalt paving project on Minnesota Trunk Highway 71.

  • EPA issued a Tier 4 certification for Cat's C9.3 Acert engine. CatUsed.cat.com and regional Cat dealers will hold a used equipment sale during a NASCAR race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Oct. 14-16.

  • Bridgestone received a Volvo Premium Supplier award in June. And, Bridgestone Americas Off Road Tire will increase list prices by 2% to 7%.

  • Eriez opened a mobile training and education center called Orange University.

  • Garner Industries, manufacturer of the Bin Master level controls, received ISO 9001:2008 certification of its quality-management system.

  • Steve Sims was named Staco Energy Products' eastern regional sales manager.

  • Len Walton is now Mico's director of sales and marketing.

  • The Association of Equipment Manufacturers formed the AEM Geospatial Industry Group.

  • Correction: The article Grabbing a Rebound (August 2010) should have said that the screens employ a variety of Polydeck rubber and polyurethane media ranging from 5Ω inch to 1 inch.