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Michael Keville named publisher of; Python Mfg. acquires Sweeprite line and more.

Cygnus Business Media names publisher

Cygnus Business Media named Michael Keville publisher of, a leading web portal site for the construction industry. Keville will oversee the site's ongoing development as a primary source of news, business management and product information targeted specifically for construction professionals.

Also, Greg Greene joined Cygnus Business Media as internet sales manager,, and Georgia Rose Krause has been named the editor in chief of the web portal. provides visitors with the latest editions of the company's market-leading construction publications, including Pavement, Asphalt Contractor, Equipment Today, Concrete Concepts, and Rental Product News, as well as daily updates on news, product information and tips to improve productivity and business acumen.

Python Mfg. acquires Sweeprite line

Python Manufacturing Inc., Saskatchewan, Canada, has acquired Sweeprite Mfg. Inc., according to Les Hulicsko, president of Python.

Hulicsko, who founded Sweeprite, returns to the industry after selling the company in 2003.

Python will begin marketing the Sweeprite 4400 as the Python S4400, the Husky as the Python S2000, and the Husky 2 as the Python S3000. Python will also market the Patchrite Pothole Patcher.

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At Billy Goat Industries, Lee's Summit, MO, Bob Thompson is director of sales...At Blastrac Global, Atlanta, Richard Jenman is global market manager of highways and airports.

Daniel L. Miller is vice president, manufacturing operations, at Gehl Co., West Bend, WI...Federal Signal Environmental Products Group, Elgin, IL, names Ron Schmidt to vice president of technology development.

At Bomag Americas, Kewanee, IL, Bob Sanderson is northeast territory manager, HYPAC products.

At Stone Construction Equipment, Honeoye, NY, Joseph Cunningham is vice president, marketing and sales, and Tim Roberts is district manager for Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and parts of Indiana.

EDCO opens Tennessee center

EDCO recently opened its Southeast Distribution Center in Tennessee.

The center will maintain EDCO inventory, enabling customers to receive product more quickly.

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