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K-Tec & Ashland Acquire Metalcraft Scrapers

2022-05-16T14:23:57-05:00May 16th, 2022|News|

K-Tec Earthmovers and Ashland Industries, market leaders in pull-pan scraper earthmoving products, announced the acquisition of Metalcraft of GA, Inc. today. Metalcraft is a heavy equipment manufacturer that is committed to providing innovative and quality products at a competitive price.

K.A. Group Receives the Lee Brandon Walker Award

2022-05-11T15:36:50-05:00May 11th, 2022|News|

K.A. Group, which manufactures industry leading earthmoving equipment to agriculture, industrial construction, heavy construction, and mining industries, was honored with the Lee Brandon Walker Award. The Lee Brandon Walker Award is presented by Owner Resource Group (ORG), an Austin-based private investment firm.

K-Tec Turns a Scraper into a Home

2022-05-12T14:33:43-05:00May 9th, 2022|News|

A special, new 2022 K-Tec 1228 Scraper will be going up for auction for a good cause on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 with the support of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers in Fort Worth, Texas. This pull-pan, ejector scraper is provided directly from the K-Tec factory with 100% of the auction proceeds dedicated to build a Habitat for Humanity home for a low-income working family of eight.

Kinperium Industries Acquires K-Tec & Ashland Equipment Manufacturers

2022-02-08T10:11:43-06:00February 8th, 2022|News|

Kinperium Industries announced today it has acquired K.A. Group, consisting of K-Tec Earthmovers& Ashland Industries. Kinperium partnered with the owners and management of K-Tec & Ashland to acquire a majority stake of the company. K-Tec & Ashland are the industry leading manufacturers of pull-pan earthmoving scrapers and implements for the construction, mining, and agriculture end-markets.

The Fastest Cycle Times in Texas

2021-11-08T11:49:17-06:00November 8th, 2021|News|

K-Tec is proud to join together with sponsor Romco in celebrating this race victory! The No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, John Hunter Nemechek rallied through the field to take the NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in the Andy’s Frozen Custard 335 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 16, 2021.

K-Tec and Cypher Environmental Agree to Strategic Alliance

2021-09-07T15:56:10-05:00September 7th, 2021|News|

Two Manitoba, Canada headquartered companies, K-Tec Earthmovers & Cypher Environmental have signed a mutually beneficial strategic alliance document to strive toward a similar cause. The strategic alliance sets forth the understanding of the parties related in an effort to promote responsible and efficient mining practices around the world.

K-Tec and Soil Connect Partner to Promote Efficient Earthmoving

2021-05-27T09:50:48-05:00May 13th, 2021|News|

Soil Connect and K-Tec Earthmovers are working together to promote responsible and efficient earthmoving and material transportation practices across the US. In order to bring awareness to the common pitfalls and inefficiencies faced by today’s dirt movers, the companies have agreed to work together to educate the earthmoving industry through multiple cross-promotional channels about new technologies and best practices.

Scrapers Vs. Excavators/ADT’s : Consider the Cut and the Cost

2021-05-11T09:30:21-05:00May 6th, 2021|News|

Complete your earthmoving projects with the right equipment. Scrapers, also called pans, are designed specifically for moving large quantities of earth. Excavators are designed for diverse applications including earthmoving. Which is the best option for earthmoving applications?

Construction Begins On East Valley Freeway Projects

2021-05-11T09:29:41-05:00February 24th, 2021|News|

Initial construction is under way on two Arizona East Valley freeway projects designed to open more travel options for drivers in the east Mesa and south Gilbert areas. Equipment featured onsite include a K-Tec pull pan scraper and Case IH Steiger tractor.

Cleaning up the Cold War

2021-01-27T17:03:13-06:00December 17th, 2020|News|

The former boomtown of Jeffrey City in Freemont County is located on Highway 287 about 90 miles west of Casper, Wyoming. The community experienced rapid population and economic growth in conjunction with the previously profitable and high-demand uranium mining industry during the Cold War era. As the local mining district attempted to meet the ever-growing demand for the radioactive element during the Cold War arms race with the Soviet Union, the focus was solely on political tensions, without a vision for the long-lasting environmental implications.

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