Join ICE® & our partners for Irish Shenanigans and Training at Con-Expo 2023!

Join ICE® & our partners for Irish Shenanigans and Training... at Con Expo from March 14 to 18, 2023 in Las Vegas, NV! ICE® Booth D1356 - Diamond Lot "Install Lagging Wall withTiebacks & Innovative Testing" "Drills, Grout & Testing..." Training with Partners - GRL, PDI, SKYLINE, OCI & MORE Offered March 14 to March 17 10am to 11am and noon to 1pm ICE® in the Tadano Booth F9707 - Festival Lot "Driving on a Batter" Training & Technology to Enhance your Driving ... Read more

Big, Little Bridge at Springbrook Golf Course 

Big, Little Bridge at Springbrook Golf Course Editor: Allison Braswell A 50-year-old golf course in Naperville, IL is undergoing major renovations. One of the several tasks on their list was to replace the concrete bridge that collapsed in a creek on Hole #9 of the course, raising both safety and logistic concerns. Copenhaver Construction was selected to build the foundation for a new, steel golf cart bridge over the creek bed. Now completed, the new 60' (ft)-long bridge has a capacity ... Read more

Enhancing Seniors’ Quality of Life

Enhancing Seniors' Quality of Life Editor: Allison Braswell    By 2030, all baby boomers will be age 65 and older. With life expectancy rates on the rise, the population of seniors in the Washington, D.C. area could grow as much as 24.4% by the same year. Many older adults living in urban areas like D.C. are likely to vacate their homes to dwell in communities where they can spend their leisure years among like-minded peers and away from the commotion in the city. ... Read more

GROUP Bubble Chemistry

GROUP Bubble Chemistry Editor: Allison Braswell Have you ever wondered what causes soap to foam up in your hands when you wash them? You can look to alkoxylation--a chemical process that creates surfactants, or substances that reduce surface tension of liquid in products like shampoos, toothpastes, and detergents. Stepan Company is a global manufacturer of surfactants, and they are working on branching out their alkoxylation capabilities even further in the U.S. Gulf Coast. The company ... Read more

Equipping Hospital to Combat Health Crises

Equipping Hospital to Combat Health Crises  Editor: Allison Braswell    It has never been more important than now to invest in healthcare infrastructure to strengthen efforts against current and future health crisis. Leaders at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC knew a solution was needed to adapt to the growing needs of this community. A new $450 million care tower was approved to be constructed at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Cent ... Read more

ICE® wishes a "Bon Voyage" to Mike Robinson!

ICE® wishes a "Bon Voyage" to Mike Robinson! Editor: Debbie Reaney In late February, early March of 2023, International Construction Equipment, Inc. will be saying goodbye to an outstanding sales leader and mentor, Mike Robinson. As Mr. Robinson retires, we want to share some of his insights and memories. Grandfather of 5 (3 boys/2 girls), Mike says his 13-year-old grandson is interested in tinkering and could be the next big innovator in the industry. The others are younger, so he is st ... Read more

Caught, in an Act of Kindness

Inspiring Act Regional Sales and Service Manager, Rick Sadler, was invited to attend a client's Labor Day cookout. He was so thankful for the invite and further amazed that this team entered him into their employee raffle. To Rick's astonishment, he won the grand prize: a 43" 4K TV.  On his way out, Rick noticed that one of the senior mechanics had not picked up his name badge and had missed the party. Turns out this guy was holding down the fort on the Fenway Center Proje ... Read more

Congratulations Mike Douglas! 20 years with ICE®

ICE® 20-years of Service  ~ Mike Douglas ~ ICE® Engineering: 20-years and counting  Editor: Debbie Reaney After earning his master's degree in mechanical engineering, Michael Douglas was asked to join our team as an apprentice working under the pile driving master, Tony Last. In 2000, over twenty years ago, Douglas was assigned into a full-time staff engineering role.  As quality began to slip at J&M Foundation Equipment, LLC, on the ICE® smal ... Read more

Congratulations Rick Sadler! 20 years with ICE®

ICE® 20-years of Service  ~ Rick Sadler ~ Rick Sadler is a valuable team member, trainer, innovator, and friend to all who know him. ICE® is thankful and proud of his service within the ICE® New Jersey Service, Sales & Rentals Branch for over 20 years.   "Since I was 10 years old and was allowed to ride the crane hook from the bridge to the barge, I knew I would work in the pile driving industry," Sadler explained. "There was never a dull moment shadowing wit ... Read more

Congratulations Tony Graham! 20 years with ICE®

ICE® 20-years of Service  ~Tony Graham~ Tony Graham joined the ICE® team over 20 years ago, transitioning from a sister company after determining that working as a wick installation contractor was not what he really wanted to do. Graham grew up in the pile driving industry. At 17-years old, he had a part-time job working with pile driving equipment. Early in Graham's ICE® professional career, he was recognized as a natural talent when servicing a variety of innovative deep foun ... Read more