May 2013 News
Field work to Begin for Multibillion-Dollar Alaska LNG Pipeline
Project could cost between $45 billion and $65 billion.
Carlson Systems Acquires Western Tool Supply
Western Tool's 14 stores expand Carlson's presence in the Pacific Northwest.
U.S. Construction Spending Climbs 4.5 Percent in April
Private construction drives year over year improvement.
Topcon Appoints Hilbig Regional Manager, Construction Sales
David Hilbig will cover western United States.
IDEAL Names Giblin CFO
Carmelle Giblin joins IDEAL from ITW Kester.
April Existing-Home Sales Up but Constrained
Limited inventory and tight credit keep lid on market.
Home Depot Foundation Creates $1 Million Fund for Spring Storm Relief and Recovery
Supports efforts in Moore, OK and other areas throughout the Southwest recently struck by tornadoes.
MovinCool Issues Guide to Using Portable Spot Air Conditioners in Industrial Applications
Guide covers portable cooling options for people, products and equipment.
NetPlus Alliance Hires Marketing Coordinator
Zach Brado is a 2013 graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Management.
Q.E.P. Introduces Master Tool and Harris Wood Catalogs
Includes all Q.E.P. brands: Q.E.P., Roberts, Vitrex, Porta-Nails and Suspend-It Tools.
Wagner Meters Rapid RH Kit Survives Devastating Fire in Michigan
Structure is a complete loss, but owner's RapidRH Concrete Inspection Meter Starter Kit survives unscathed.
Evergreen Names Sheatz Award Winners
Relton and Stabila earn Excellence in Education Awards.
Acme Launches Equipment Division
New business and facility opens in Grand Forks, N.D.
New Residential Construction Permits Rise 14.3 percent in April
Privately owned housing permits run 35.8 percent ahead of April 2012: single family permits rise 3 percent.
Quest Specialty Chemicals Names Shymske President, Construction Products
Joins Quest from Victor Oolitic Stone Company.
Home Depot Releases Q1 Earnings
Sales come in at $19.1 billion, up 7.4 percent from Q1 2012.
Izaguirre moves up from VP of international sales.