The new Cat? 586C Site Prep Tractor is a multi-purpose, heavy-duty machine with enough muscle to run power-hungry mulchers and brushcutters needed for clearing pipeline rights-of-way.
Spectra Energy Corp. placed into service, on time and under budget, two major expansion projects. This brings to six the total number of expansion projects brought into service this year, as part of the company’s $1 billion to $1.5 billion per year ongoing capital expansion plan.
New welding products from Lincoln Electric, CRC-Evans Automatic Welding, Pipeline Machinery-Cat, Vacuworx International, GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies, Geneq Inc., Semaphore, McElroy, Meta Vision Systems, Invensys Operations Management, Polyguard Products, PCC Energy Group and Kobelco.
On Jan. 13, PipeLine Machinery International (PLM), the first Caterpillar dealership without geographic borders, held a grand opening of the company’s new equipment yard and a working demonstration of the DECKHAND Pipe Handling System, exclusively distributed by PLM.
Underground Construction’s Traci Read interviews LaValley Industries president Jason LaValley, Jan.
Watch the PipeLine Machinery-distributed DECKHAND pipe handling system lift, tilt and twirl line pipe. Video from Jan. 13, 2011.
A custom-built welding tractor — the latest pipeline offering from Caterpillar — was unveiled late last year at the company’s Grenoble Echirolles plant in France.
The Board of Managers of PipeLine Machinery International (PLM-Cat) announced Dec. 10 that President Mel Ternan will be retiring effective December 31, 2010. The Board offers their sincere thanks and congratulations to Ternan as he begins the next facet of his life.
PipeLine Machinery International (PLM) announced Nov. 1 that Gordie Tieberg has taken on the new position of Sales Manager – North America. He joins the management team at PLM and will hold responsibility for the sales team and machine business in the US and Canada.