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Leading Crane Distributor Kirby-Smith honored by SC&RA

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. Recognized by SC&RA for Industry Support and Dedication

April 08, 2021 / Company Updates
Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. received a Longevity Award from the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association. SC&RA is an international organization comprised of more than 1,400 members from 46 nations. SC&RA’s Longevity Awards are presented to member companies for their longtime support and dedication to the Association and its mission. Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. was recognized with the 20 Years Award. Continue reading...
Southland Holds uses Komatsu equipment to expand into one of the nation’s largest full-service contracting companies

Customer in Focus: Southland Holdings

April 01, 2021 / Customer in Focus
If you want to get technical, Southland Holdings’ origins trace back to 1900. That’s when the firm’s recent acquisition, Pennsylvania-based American Bridge Co., was founded as part of U.S. Steel by J.P. Morgan. Continue reading...
Betran Fonsa is a dynamic KSMI employee

Employee Spotlight: Betrand Fonsa

March 24, 2021 / Company Updates
Betrand’s story is marked by his devout faith and perseverance in the midst of tragedy while growing up in Mutengene, Cameroon. The oldest of 7 children, Betrand’s family lived in a shack throughout his childhood. Some of the marks of Betrand’s story are quite literal; he still bears the scars of a housefire that cost the lives of 2 siblings and put himself and another into the ER for months. Continue reading...
New Komatsu PC88MR-11 has faster boom and arm speeds, ideal for confined spaces

Komatsu's new PC88MR-11 excavator delivers higher productivity

Contractors looking for a machine with performance and versatility in an easy-to-transport package, will want to take a look at the Komatsu PC88MR-11 excavator. The reduced tail swing radius on the PC88MR-11 makes it ideal for work on roadways, bridges, urban areas, or anywhere space is limited. Continue reading...
Takeuchi TL8R2 Track Loader is versatile performance machine

Takeuchi TL8R2 Track Loader delivers impressive results, features new automotive-style cab

For contractors looking to add a do-it-all track loader that can deliver impressive results on any jobsite, the new Takeuchi TL8R2 compact track loader checks that box and then some. The newly revamped 9,185-pound TL8R-2 provides superior power, strength and maneuverability in addition to a radial lift design that delivers a tipping load of 6,041 pounds. Continue reading...