Martin Acquires Cougar Industries

Neponset, Ill.-based Martin Engineering purchased Cougar Industries, a manufacturer of high-quality industrial vibrators located in Peru, Ill. Martin Engineering CEO Scott Hutter said plans are to retain the Cougar name and continue operations in Peru as a division of Martin Engineering.

Honeywell to Acquire Matrikon

Honeywell recently  announced it has signed a $142 million agreement to acquire Matrikon, a company specializing in software that helps industrial manufacturers operate their plants safely, reliably and efficiently. Matrikon will be integrated into Honeywell Process Solutions, which is part of Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions business group.

URS to Provide Coal Ash Management for TVA

URS Corp. has been selected by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to provide coal ash management services at five TVA coal plants in Tennessee and Alabama—Colbert, Widows Creek, Gallatin, Bull Run, and John Sevier.

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Komatsu Commemorates the 930th Production of its Model 930E Haul Truck

Komatsu America celebrated the production of its 930th unit of its ultra class 930E electric-drive haul truck recently at the company’s Peoria plant. Introduced in 1996, the 930E is one of the best selling ultra class mining trucks.

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ITT Launches New Web Site for Mining Industry

ITT Corp. has launched, a comprehensive new resource for mining industry professionals. In addition to featuring products and services that ITT provides the mining industry, the Web site includes a wide range of informational resources on mining and mineral processing applications, such as case studies and expertise articles of successful mining projects.

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