Category Archives: Industry News

Eric Drooff named president of Keller North America

Keller is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Drooff as president of Keller, North America. Drooff is succeeding former president James Hind following his retirement. After earning his BS in Civil Engineering from Bucknell University, Drooff spent several years working for general contractors in the New York Metro area…

Canadian Pile Driving Equipment Inc. to be Junttan Canada Inc.

Well and widely known company in the Canadian foundation industry, Canadian Pile Driving Equipment, Inc. (CPDE), will become Junttan Canada, Inc. on the 1st of January 2022. Junttan Oy acquired Canadian Pile Driving Equipment in spring 2020. Before that CPDE was Junttan’s authorized distributor since 2007. The legacy of Canadian…

Keller acquires Subterranean

Acquisition of Subterranean (Manitoba) further expands Keller’s geographic footprint and customer base. Keller North America (Keller) announces the acquisition of Subterranean (Manitoba) Ltd., a highly respected geotechnical contractor based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and the region’s leading caisson service provider. Subterranean will now operate as Keller. Combining their local expertise with…

Junttan brings new line of XCMG Rotary Drilling Rigs to U.S.

Junttan USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Junttan Oy, has signed a dealer agreement to represent XCMG foundation drilling rigs in the United States. These rigs, custom-built by XCMG for Junttan, will be backed by a full line of drilling tools, temporary casings, shoes, drive adapters, and teeth.  “Junttan and XCMG will work…