Hard wood, soft mud, tough grind

Go Green (2)Persistent rains, saturated soils and dense woods hamper efforts to clear a 90-foot wide pipeline path through the Big Thicket region in East Texas.

by Randy Happel, features writer —Two Rivers Marketing, Des Moines, Iowa on behalf of Vermeer – Pella, Iowa

Because of Texas’s immense size and topography, climate changes dramatically from one side of the state to the other. While far west Texas is arid receiving little rainfall, Southeast Texas is warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. On average, that area is the wettest part of the state. [Read more…]

Sandvik’s new distribution center offers added customer support

Sandvik Distribution Center 016 - Copyby Jon M. Casey

For the dealers and customers of Sandvik Construction Mobile Crushers and Screens in North America, the recent opening of the company’s distribution center in Bensalem, PA has been a “feather in the cap” of Sandvik Mobile when it comes to product sales support. According to Stu Gamble, Business Line manager for Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens in the Eastern U.S., Sandvik dealers and customers have Charles Hillmann and John Walsh, Sandvik executives for North America, to thank for this move, which took place in mid-2013. Since its opening, the centralization of parts and equipment in one location has given Sandvik customers the assurance that Sandvik is a company that they can count on for the parts and service after the sale, one of the most important parts of large equipment sales of any kind. [Read more…]