Hitachi Construction Machinery - North America
Customer Articles
Be Safe. Work Hard. Have Fun.
October 5, 2018
Be Safe. Work Hard. Have Fun.
If you flip over Mike Hammes’ business card, you’ll see three phrases: Be safe. Work hard. Have fun. These phrases describe the heart of Hammes’ company, RAM Construction General Contractors.
Living the American Dream
October 5, 2018
Living the American Dream
One person’s trash is Zahlene Enterprises’ treasure. The Miami-based civil contractor was started by a Cuban immigrant and – under the leadership of his son – has developed a reputation for its innovative approaches to aggregate recycling.
Celebrating 30 Years of an Unbeatable Partnership
July 23, 2018
Celebrating 30 Years of an Unbeatable Partnership
When Deere & Company and Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. created a 50/50 joint venture in 1988 called Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corporation, they established an unbeatable partnership.
From Humble Beginnings to Powerhouse Contractor
July 23, 2018
From Humble Beginnings to Powerhouse Contractor
It was 1979. Mark Pivetta was just a guy with $600 and an idea to start a construction business with his brother. Fast-forward to 2018, and life is looking pretty good with a growing demand for work and Hitachi equipment to get the jobs done.
Office With a View
March 1, 2018
Office With a View
Nestled in the mountains of Virginia, Boxley Materials Company's Rich Patch Quarry has a view that doesn’t disappoint – with the added bonus of a new, bright orange Hitachi on site.
Fly by Day, Dig by Night
March 1, 2018
Fly by Day, Dig by Night
It’s 10 p.m. and flight traffic is settling down for the day at the Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keāhole (KOA) on the Island of Hawaii. As the day comes to an end, Nan, Inc. starts up its Hitachi ZX470LC-6 excavator on the airport’s major project called the Terminal Modernization Program Phase 1, a $75 million investment in airport upgrades and layout reorganization.