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AMR to Acquire PEMCO

AMR Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PEMCO Corp., a design, engineering, and manufacturer of electrical and power distribution equipment in Bluefield, Virginia. The company specializes in power centers, substations, dry-type transformers, industrial modular buildings, custom power panels and ground check/ground fault protection devices. The acquisition will combine AMR’s global sales network and electronic monitoring, control and communications product lines with PEMCO’s electrical expertise.

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Articulated Truck Line Marks 50 Years of Haulage

The articulated dump truck (ADT) concept celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016, marking half a century of transporting materials over rough, muddy, slippery, steep or otherwise impassable terrain. Volvo Construction Equipment, the company that commercially launched the concept in 1966, still claims market leadership in this sector, and has continued to innovate with the launch this year of its H-Series range which includes its biggest ever production articulated hauler, the 60-ton-capacity A60H.

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Weir Celebrates 20 Years of Hydrocyclone Excellence

This month marks the 20-year anniversary of the first Weir Minerals’ Cavex hydrocyclone. “When the first Cavex hydrocyclone was introduced, the industry was changed forever,” said Debra Switzer, Weir Minerals global product manager for Cavex hydrocyclones. In 1996, a team of engineers from Warman International in Australia got together to develop the “next big thing” in hydrocyclones. What they came up with was revolutionary.

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Jennmar Consummates DSI Acquisition

On July, 20, Frank Calandra Inc. (FCI) provided an update to its five separate agreements with Dywidag Systems International (DSI) originally communicated on February 2. The acquisition of DSI’s U.S. Mining Division by Jennmar has been fully consummated.

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ALL Expands Facilities in West Virginia

The ALL Crane & Equipment Rental Corp. of Nitro, West Virginia, is an area leader in heavy-haul trucking services and also functions as one of ALL’s major rebuild centers. The Nitro branch also specializes in repairing and maintaining ALL’s large fleet of crawler cranes — the biggest in North America.

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