Giants 2007 Listings

By Larry Stewart, Executive Editor | September 28, 2010

Equipment Replacement Value ($ in millions)
1 United Rentals Greenwich CT $4,000 Sold to private equity group, Cerberus, for $6.6 billion
2 U.S. Army Engineers Ft. Leonard Wood MO $3,267 Worldwide fleet of construction and support equipment
3 Martin Marietta Aggregates Raleigh NC $2,861 Named to the InformationWeek 500 list of largest and most innovative users of information technology
4 Lehigh Heidelberg Cement Group Allentown PA 2850* German parent, HeidelbergCement, bought Hanson
5 Lafarge North America Reston VA 2638.3* Three Chicagoland acquisitions raise area aggregate sales to 11 million tons
6 Rio Tinto America Salt Lake City UT 2467.4* Austral-Anglo owner of Kennecott is offering $38.1billion for bauxite/aluminum producer Alcan
7 Vulcan Materials Co. Birmingham AL 2397* Acquired Florida Rock Industries for $4.6 billion
8 Sunbelt Rentals Charlotte NC $2,200 Assimilating NationsRent and its goal to integrate new equipment sales with rental
9 Kiewit Corp. Omaha NE $2,100 2006 construction revenues grew 22 percent
10 CVRD Inco Toronto ON 2092.8* Inco is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD)
11 Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. (HERC) Park Ridge NJ 2075* Opened or reopened 24 new or refurbished retail locations in 2006 and 14 so far in 2007
12 Oldcastle Materials Washington DC 2005* Bought APAC and raised $215 million selling non-quarry operations in GA, NC, SC, TX and VA
13 RSC Equipment Rental Houston TX 1696.2* Atlas Copco sold RSC to private equity firms Ripplewood Holdings and Oak Hill Capital for $3.8 billion. Disappointing IPO raised $458.3 million
14 Cemex North America Monterrey NL 1675* Took over The Rinker Group, 2nd-quarter debt was $4.1 billion
15 FCX Phoenix AZ 1430* Freeport McMoran bought Phelps Dodge, creating the world's largest publicly held copper producer, and renamed itself FCX
16 Arch Coal St. Louis MO $1,300 Sold Hobet Mining, Apogee Coal and Catenary Coal to Magnum Coal
17 BNSF Railway Fort Worth TX $1,250 Conversations with 200 local residents may have shaped the railway's Southern California International Gateway into "the greenest rail facility in the United States"
18 MDU Resources Bismarck ND $1,200 Sold independent power-production unit to purchase Cascade Natural Gas
19 Drummond Co. Jasper AL $1,100 Ranks in the top 25 percent of U.S.-owned coal companies
20 BHP Billiton San Francisco CA 1085.4* Spending $3.74 billion developing oil and gas fields in Gulf of Mexico
21 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. Oak Brook IL 1065* Invested $65 million in a large hydraulic dredge and a hopper dredge
22 NES Rentals Chicago IL 1000* Sold Shaughnessy Crane to AmQuip in July 2007
23 North American Coal Dallas TX 980* Top 10 U.S. coal producer mines about 35 million tons per year
24 Newmont Mining Corp. Denver CO 900* Expects to spend $560 and $630 million in Nevada this year
25 Granite Construction Watsonville CA $875 $43.8 million net income in the 2nd quarter was 32% greater than Q2 2006
26 Holcim US Dundee MI 874* Aggregate Industries subsidiary bought Nazcon's ready mixed concrete operation and Hardaway Concrete
27 Maxim Crane Works Pittsburgh PA $770 Strategic review recommended neither merger nor sale, but focus on operating fundamentals
28 Peabody Energy Corp. St. Louis MO 737* Purchased Excel Coal, a large independent Australian coal company
29 Texas Department of Transportation Austin TX $720 State road maintenance
30 Irving Materials (IMI) Greenfield IN $700 Ready-mix firm fields 850 trucks and 130 plants in IN, KY, and TN
31 H & E Equipment Services Baton Rouge LA $678 New and used sales/service bring half of integrated rental firm's gross profit
32 Waste Management Inc. Houston TX $650 Operates 24,000 collection and transfer vehicles, 500 run on natural gas
33 All Erection & Crane Rental Cleveland OH 596.1* Bought 250 JLG aerial work platforms with intent to grow access-rental business
34 Cleveland-Cliffs Cleveland MI 561* Acquired PinnOak Resources, three-mine producer of coking coal
35 Sunstate Equipment Phoenix AZ $550 Fleet value has more than doubled since 2005
36 Neff Rental Miami FL $530 Acquired in June 2007 by New York-based Lightyear Capital
37 Finning International Edmonton AB 521.5* Cat dealer sold Hewden Tool Hire in the UK for $235 million
38 Syar Industries Napa CA $520 Materials producer operates seven quarries in California
39 Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Abington VA 505.1* Bought Arch Coal's Ben Creek Complex in WV for $40 million
40 FirstEnergy Co. Akron OH $500 Diverse energy firm owns 7 electric utilities serving OH, PA and NJ
41 Grupo Mexico Colonia Roma Sur DF 500* World's third largest copper producer, owns ASARCO
42 Qwest Englewood CO $500 Macro Capacity fiber optic network spans more than 190,000 miles globally
43 Tube City IMS Horsham PA $500 Recovers byproducts generated in steel and iron production and reprocesses them into valuable materials
44 Virginia Department of Transportation Suffolk VA $500 Highway department maintains 10,000 pieces of rolling stock
45 Weyerhaeuser Co. Federal Way WA 500* Sold its plywood mill in Springfield, Ore. to Pacific States Industries
46 Syncrude Canada Ltd. Ft. McMurray AB $489 Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. acquired Canada Southern Petroleum in June 2006
47 Pittsburg & Midway Coal Englewood CO $485 Founded in 1885, this Chevron subsidiary is one of the oldest continuously operating mining companies in the US
48 AmQuip Bensalem PA 484.2* Acquired for $320 million by private equity firm Bard Capital
49 Elmo Greer & Sons Inc. London KY $475 Uses DTSystems dispatching system
50 Ahern Rentals Inc. Las Vegas NV $474 34% larger fleet increased 2006 revenues 31%
51 Aggreko North America New Iberia LA 473.6* Purchased GE Energy Rentals for $230 million in October 2006
52 Buzzi Unicem USA Indianapolis IN 468.6* Italian materials producer operates 11 cement plants capable of 10 million tons per year, and 56 ready mix plants in the US
53 Southern Company Atlanta GA 466* In 2007 raised dividend rate for sixth straight year
54 Exelon Corp. Chicago IL 461.5* Distributes electricity to 5.2 million customers in northern IL and PA and gas to 460,000 around Philadelphia
55 Ring Power Corp. Jacksonville FL 455.8* Cat dealer operates 14 Cat Rental Store branches in Florida
56 Verizon Communications New York NY 450* One of the 10 largest commercial fleets in the U.S., but Giants value excludes autos
57 Georgia Pacific Atlanta GA 430.5* Bought Insulair, maker of paper cups and lids, for $170 million
58 Essex Crane Rental Corp. Buffalo Grove IL $425 Operates rental fleet of over 420 lattice-boom crawler cranes, up to 300 tons
59 Las Vegas Paving Las Vegas NV $420 JV with CH2MHILL will design/build $242 million improvements to I-15
60 AMECO (American Equipment Co.) Greenvillle SC 414* Celebrating its 60th anniversary of providing integrated equipment and tool solutions to government and industry
61 Bechtel Corp. Louisville KY $400 Finished Washington state's new Narrows Bridge and Virginia’s Springfield Interchange in July
62 Clark Construction Group Bethesda MD $400 In JV with Balfour Beatty, took the $334 million first phase of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency's complex.
63 Freeport Indonesia New Orleans LA $400 Precious-metals miner (mostly copper) operates mine in Irian Jaya, Indonesia
64 New York Department of Transport Albany NY $400 State fleet value grew $125 million in a year
65 The Walsh Group Chicago IL $400 Hometown contractor picked build Chicago's 2,000-foot Fordham Spire
66 Weeks Marine Cranford NJ $400 Will finish moving 5.7 million cubic yards from Baltimore's Seagirt Channel in January 2008
67 Teck Cominco Vancouver BC 376.1* Acquisition of Aur Resources boosts copper production 43%, or 200 million pounds
68 Barrick Gold Toronto ON 355* Acquired Placer Dome to become the world's leading gold company with 27 mines
69 T.J. Lambrecht Construction Joliet IL $348 Heavy earthmover operates over 800 pieces of heavy equipment
70 Allied Waste Industries Scottsdale AZ $340 Operates 163 transfer stations, 169 landfills and 57 recycling facilities in 37 states
71 Safety-Kleen Corp. Columbia SC $340 Acquired Jacobus Environmental, bringing a major collector of used oil, oil filters and antifreeze from the upper Midwest into its network
72 United Contractors Midwest Springfield IL 340* Reworking 10.9 miles of Route 50 in Moniteau Co., MO, for $30 million
73 Consolidated Edison Co. New York NY 330* Provides electricity to 3.2 million customers and gas service to 1.1 million in New York City and Westchester County.
74 International Coal Group Inc. Ashland KY 325* Purchased reserves, a coal prep plant and a rail load-out assets of Northern Appalachia producer, Buffalo Coal, for $5 million
75 Clyde Companies Orem UT $324 WW Clyde, Sunroc, Geneva Rock, Gorge Rock are subsidiaries
76 North Carolina Department of Transport. Raleigh NC $320 State road maintenance
77 RJM Construction Las Vegas NV $315 Mining contractor
78 Los Angeles Department of Water & Power Los Angeles CA $305 Nation's largest municipal utility
79 Falconbridge Toronto ON 304.3* Xstrata working to buy Falconbridge in the wake of Inco's failed attempt
80 A&A Ready Mixed Concrete Newport Beach CA $300 26 locations serve CA; specialize in portable batch plants
81 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Harrisburg PA $300 State highway maintenance
82 Teichert Sacramento CA $300 250 Class 8 trucks, in addition to a highway-and-heavy-construction fleet
83 Willbros Group Inc. Houston TX $300 Will build 257 miles of 42-inch pipeline in TX and OK for the Midcontinent Express
84 Suncor Energy Inc. Calgary AB 286* Plans to use mobile ore preparation equipment instead of a truck and shovel in Voyageur South expansion near Fort McMurray
85 The Lane Construction Corp. Meriden CT $282 Landed Maryland DOT I-495 design/build interchange worth $26.5 million
86 Balfour Beatty Novi MI 277.6* Purchased the Centex commercial construction unit
87 Kokosing Construction Fredericktown OH $275 Won AGC's award for best overall construction safety program
88 Dominion Resources Services Richmond VA $270 Power and gas utility
89 Skanska USA Greenwich CT 268.8* Construction manager for the United Nations' Capital Master Plan renovation, with value of work expected to be $1 billion
90 Carmeuse North America Pittsburgh PA 250* Stopped producing lime in Hanover, PA, but lime will be processed there
91 CONSOL Energy Pittsburgh PA $250 Mines more high-btu bituminous coal than any other U.S. producer
92 Dycom Industries Palm Beach Gardens FL $250 Acquisition of Prince Telecom Holdings brings family of subsidiaries to 28
93 Florida Power & Light Miami FL $250 Utility plans new transmission lines for Miami-Dade and Manatee-Sarasota Counties
94 McAninch Des Moines IA $250 Iowa's largest earthmover/utility contractor pioneered GPS grade controls in production on its fleet of 400 Cat machines
95 Tennessee Department of Transportation Nashville TN $250 State road maintenance
96 Canada Building Mateirals Co. Toronto ON $249 Over 450 ready-mix trucks operate out of 40 plants
97 Edward Kraemer & Sons Plain WI 248.7* Spun off Kraemer Materials in July; sold E80 Plus Constructors in May
98 Pike Electric Inc. Mt Airy NC 247.9* Power distrubtion outsourcing in 19 states from PA to FL to TX
99 Prairie Group Bridgeview IL $240 Materials producer to Chicagoland
100 Herzog Contracting St. Joseph MO 235* Heavy constructor specializes in building railroads
101 Jones Brothers Construction Mt. Juliet TN 232* Largest heavy highway construction company in Tennessee
102 Morrow Equipment Salem OR $225 High rise boom created 6-month backlog to rent company’s 500 tower cranes
103 Layne Christensen Co. Mission Woods KS $223 Bought American Water Co.'s Underground Infrastructure Group for $28.6 million last November
104 Ameren Corp. St. Louis MO $220 AmerenUE invested $2.5 billion in infrastructure since 2002
105 Ames Construction Burnsville MN 220* Widening five miles of SR-189 in Utah's sensitive Provo Canyon
106 Barnhart Memphis TN $220 Crane comnpany bought Scott Crane Services in Lubbock, TX
107 Minnesota Department of Transportation Duluth MN $220 State highway maintenance
108 South Carolina Department of Transportation Columbia SC $220 State road maintenance
109 PCL Construction Resources Edmonton AB $218 Working on the $79.6 million Orlando International Airport baggage screening system
110 Manson Construction Co. Seattle WA 217.3* 100-year old, family-lead marine contractor works throughout the coastal US
111 Kinross Gold Toronto ON 217* Nine gold mines located in the US, Canada, Brazil, Chile and Russia
112 URS Corp. San Francisco CA 216.7* Acquired Washington Group, combined 2006 revenue would have been $7.6 billion
113 KBR Houston TX 215* Global engineer/constructor supporting energy, petrochemical, government and infrastructure sectors, now separate from Halliburton
114 Mid American Energy Holding Des Moines IA 215* Acquired OR-based PacifiCorp for $5.1 billion in cash
115 New Enterprise Stone & Lime New Enterprise PA $210 Subsidiaries include Martin Limestone and Buffalo Crushed Stone
116 Barnhill Contracting Tarboro NC $205 Acquired grading/paving contractor, Mac Construction in Shallotte, NC
117 Quanta Services Houston TX 205* Designs, installs and maintains power, telecom, cable and gas networks
118 The Hubbard Group Orlando FL $205 Part of French constructor, Vinci, and a holding company comprised of Hubbard Construction and Blythe Construction.
119 Flatiron Construction Longmont CO 204.4* Won $389-million contract to design/build northeast part of Calgary Ring Road
120 City of Los Angeles, Public Works Los Angeles CA $200 City government
121 F&M Mafco Harrison OH $200 Rental and sales organization targets rigging and fabrication contractors
122 James River Coal Richmond VA 200* Exiting underground mining at the BL-4 Mine and Cabin Hollow Mine; accelerating development at two surface mines
123 New Mexico Highway & Transportation Dept. Santa Fe NM $200 GRIP $1.6 billion initiative finances 40 highway projects in Rio Grande corridor
124 Tennessee Valley Authority Knoxville TN $200 29,469 megawatts generating capacity serving 8 million users in seven states
125 Titan America Norfolk VA $200 Acquired Powhatan Ready Mix, Cumberland Quarry, and S&W Ready Mix this year
126 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Washington DC 200* Fiscal 2007 construction budget of $1.6 billion funds 63 projects nationwide
127 AT&T San Antonio TX $190 Consolidated Cingular, Bell South, Ameritech, Pacific Bell, others
128 Lunda Construction Co. Black River Falls WI 188.3* Bridge division includes pile driving, railroad bridges and various concrete work
129 Briggs Equipment Dallas TX 188.2* Case distributor with 18 locations in NC, SC, GA, and FL
130 Rockford Blacktop Construction Loves Park IL $188 Includes Rockford Sand & Gravel, Rockford Electric, and Rockford Environmental
131 Haines & Kibblehouse Skippack PA $187 Highway-and-heavy firm focuses on quarrying operations
132 McDermott International Inc. New Orleans LA 185.2* Salvaged Babcock & Wilcox subsidiary from Chapter 11
133 Alaska Department of Transportation Anchorage AK $181 State highway department
134 C.W. Matthews Contracting Marrietta GA $180 More than 800 major construction machines; average age less than four years; 25,000 square feet of maintenance facilities
135 Rogers Group Nashville TN $180 Twelve RGI plants received NSSGA beautification awards in 2007
136 Traylor Brothers Evansville IN $180 Bridge, tunnel, elevated highway constructor has one of the nation's largest fleets of tunnel-construction specialty equipment
137 Zachry Construction Corp. San Antonio TX $180 Acquired Universal Utility to add cooling-tower and high-voltage-substation capabilities
138 Arizona Department of Transportation Phoenix AZ $176 Draft five-year plan allots $5.5 billion for state highway projects 2007 to 2011
139 Cardi Corp. Warwick RI $176 Highway and heavy contractor trades on concrete, asphalt and aggregate capabilities
140 Insituform Technologies Chesterfield MO $175 Company has announced plans to exit the tunneling business, and is seekng a buyer for that segment of its operation
141 PPL Corp. Allentown PA $175 Sold its PPL Telcom subsidiary to Zayo Bandwidth for $60 million
142 U.S. Department of Energy Washington DC $175 Federal fleet value on the Savannah River Site
143 Hunt Construction Group Scottsdale AZ 170* Joint venture Hunt-Walton is construction manager for the $250 million renovation of Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City
144 Kirby-Smith Machinery Oklahoma City OK $170 Komatsu dealer operates five branches in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and Missouri
145 The Vecellio Group West Palm Beach FL 164.5* Developed petroleum/fuel services company, Vecenergy, after integrating liquid-asphalt producer South Florida Materials
146 City of Dallas Dallas TX $162 Operates fleet of 4,400 vehicles
147 O&G Industries Torrington CT $162 Operates 9 asphalt plants, 7 concrete plants, 10 sand and gravel operations, and 5 mason-supply stores
148 Alcoa Sandow Mine Rockdale TX $160 Sold soft-alloy extrusion facilities in Warren, OH, and Plant City, FL, to Golden Aluminum
149 City of Vancouver Vancouver BC $157 Municipal fleet
150 Tutor-Saliba Corp. Sylmar CA $157 JV with O&G for $242 million Southside Airfield Improvement contract at LAX
151 The Branch Group Roanoke VA 154.5* Employee-owned highway, airport, site-prep contractor
152 AECON Group Toronto ON $153 Awarded $84.5 million contract for work on the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) in Oakville, south of Toronto
153 Basin Electric Power Cooperative Bismarck ND $150 Plans to complete a new coal-based power plant near Gillette, WY, by 2011
154 Boh Brothers Construction New Orleans LA $150 2,000 pieces of equipment in sizes from welding machines and air compressors to crawler cranes
155 David A. Bramble Inc. Chestertown MD 150* Fleet includes three asphalt plants, 150 construction pieces, and 75 trucks
156 De Silva Gates Construction Dublin CA $150 Over $350 million in annual revenues from a 350-piece heavy-equipment fleet
157 Francis O. Day Co. Rockville MD $150 Highway-and-heavy constructor; materials producer
158 Indiana Department of Transportation Indianapolis IN $150 $3.6 billion lease of toll road will fund 10-year transportation investment plan
159 Kansas Department of Transportation Topeka KS $150 State highway maintenance
160 Milestone Contractors LP Indianapolis IN $150 Awarded ACPA's Excellence in Concrete Pavement Award for I-465 Interchange modifications
161 Northeast Utilities Hartford CT $150 Furnishes electrical service in NH, MA, and CT, as well as natural gas in CT
162 Ready Mix USA Birmingham AL 150* Over 160 ready mix plants in the southeastern US
163 TXU Power Dallas TX $150 Shareholders preparing to vote on TXU's acquisition by investment group, Texas Energy Future Holdings Limited Partnership
164 U.S. Air Force Hickman AFB HI $150 Military construction fleet
165 U.S. Concrete Houston TX 150* Formed Superior Matierals, joint venture with Edw. C. Levy Co. that will be the largest ready mix producer in MI
166 R.E. Monks Construction Fountain Hills AZ $149 Fleet value has grown $35 million in two years
167 S.T. Wooten Corp. Wilson NC $145 Builds roads and bridges, buildings, makes asphalt and ready mix
168 Flint Energy Services Calgary AB 144.7* Flint Transfield signed a 5-year, $1-billion contract to manage Suncor's assets at Fort McMurray oil sands and ON refinery
169 IA Construction Concordville PA $144 Highway-and-heavy-construction division of Colas North America
170 Orion Marine Group Houston TX 144* Holding company for Orion Construction, King Fisher Marine, Misener Marine
171 Laramie Crane & Equipment Detroit MI $141 Rental; heavy hauling. Subsidiary of Laramie Enterprises
172 Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping Denver CO $140 Concrete pumping contractor, pump dealer
173 City of Houston Houston TX $140 Public works and engineering
174 DuPont Co. Wilmington DE 140* Industrial firm
175 Mann Brothers Elkhorn WI 140* Highway-and-heavy construction
176 Penhall International Anaheim CA $140 Rental firm
177 Westchester County Dept. of Transportation Mount Vernon NY $140 County roads and transit-system maintainer
178 Clarkson Construction Kansas City MO $135 Working on Kansas City Triangle project, scheduled for completion 2008
179 Entergy Corp. New Orleans LA 135* Distributes power to 2.5 million in AR, LA, MS, and TX
180 Sunland Construction Eunice LA $135 32-year-old pipelining firm
181 Hydro One Pickering ON $132 Largest electricity delivery company in Ontario
182 International Paper Co. Stamford CT 131.3* World's largest producer of forest products
183 ECCO Equipment Santa Ana CA $131 Over 700 pieces of heavy earthmoving equipment in the Western U.S.
184 John Carlo Inc. Mt. Clemens MI $130 General contractor derives nearly all of its revenues from highway construction
185 Ryan Inc. Central Janesville WI $130 Specializing in site work and mass excavation
186 The Shaw Group Baton Rouge LA 127.5* Contracted under USAF $6 billion Heavy Engineering Repair program
187 American Infrastructure Worcester PA $125 Pursuing the DE market with 120-acre site-development projects in Magnolia and Christiana
188 ASRC Energy Service Anchorage AK $125 Manages maintenance on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System
189 Mashuda Corp. Cranberry Township PA $125 Highway and heavy contractor
190 Michels Corp. Brownsville WI $125 Relined 3,000 feet of Portland, OR, sewer pipe with cured-in-place pipe
191 Parsons Corp. Pasadena CA $125 JV with Tishman Construction and Arup awarded engineering contract on Phase 1 of the $7 billion Trans-Hudson Express Tunnel
192 New Jersey DOT Trenton NJ $124 2007 transportation program funds $3.2 billion in construction projects
193 Tarco Inc. Arvada CO $121 Fields 34 crews doing earthmoving, utility, and concrete work
194 Fisher Sand & Gravel Co. Dickinson ND $120 Operates 40 aggregate plants and a fleet of 2,000 machines
195 Matrix Service Co. Tulsa OK $120 Industrial contractor projects FY 2007 revenues of $480 to $520 million
196 Republic Services Inc. Fort Lauderdale FL $120 No. 3 waste handler operates 60 landfills, 90 transfer stations, 35 recycling centers
197 Salt River Project Phoenix AZ $120 Utility to construct $600 million, 400-megawatt coal-fired power plant
198 West Virginia Division of Highways Charleston WV $120 Maintains 37,000 miles of highway
199 Battlefield Equipment Rentals Toronto ON $119 Toromont Cat's rental operation runs 33 branches in Eastern Canada
200 American Bridge Coraopolis PA 116.5* Virginia office received AGC safety award for having zero incidents
201 Canter Construction Wilkesboro NC $115 General building contractor
202 Fred Weber Inc. Maryland Heights MO $115 Recently awarded three Missouri DOT projects totaling $18.9 million
203 Wilder Construction Co. Bellingham WA $115 Granite Const. owns a third of this 90-year-old heavy construction firm
204 Perini Construction Framingham MA 112* Total revenue for 2006 of $3 billion was a 76% increase over 2005
205 Peterson Contractors Reinbeck IA $112 Fleet value more than doubled since 2005
206 Rieth-Riley Construction Gary IN 110.4* Won IN DOT's 2006 award for concrete-pavement smoothness on R-26937 in St Joseph County
207 Centerpoint Energy Houston TX 110* Will develop 1,600-mile Mid-Continent gas pipeline with Duke Energy
208 Norfolk Dredging Co. Chesapeake VA $110 Specialist in sub-aqueous trench and tunnel excavation, backfill and hydraulic landfill
209 Sherwood Construction Wichita KS $110 Heavy constructor includes a family of 17 companies
210 Structural Group Hanover MD 110* Acquired Delta Pacific Builders, a concrete restoration, coating and lining company
211 Fordyce Ltd. Victoria TX $108 Sand and gravel producer
212 Cianbro Corp. Pittsfield ME $106 Industrial/petro contractor and highway and heavy contractor
213 Ray Bell Construction Co. Brentwood TN 105.8* Blalock JV netted $104-million SmartFIX 40 contract in Knoxville
214 McKinney Drilling Co. Odenton MD 105* Founder pioneered drilled-shaft processes
215 TIC Holdings Steamboat Springs CO $105 Expertise in building power, mining/minerals process, oil/gas/chemical facilities
216 W.O. Grubb Steel Erection Richmond VA $105 About half of the firm's 200 cranes are Manitowoc-Crane-Group machines
217 Manitoba Hydro Winnipeg MB $104 Utility
218 MacAllister Machinery Indianapolis IN 104.2* Eight Cat Rental Store locations in Indiana
219 H.B. Mellott Estate Warfordsburg PA $102 Material producer offers portable contract crushing on site
220 City of Calgary Calgary AB $102 Exploring hybrid and alternative-fueled vehicles for fleet of over 4,000 units
221 American Asphalt & Grading Las Vegas NV $100 Grading, paving, and mine-reclamation fleet includes two Komatsu D575A dozers
222 Austin Industries Dallas TX $100 Received a $433,000 grant from TX for upgrading to lower-emissions equipment
223 Bauerly Brothers Sauk Rapids MN $100 Supplies aggregate, asphalt and concrete to 29 Minnesota counties
224 City of Chicago Chicago IL $100 Municipal fleet
225 Conoco-Phillips Bartlesville OK $100 Third-largest integrated energy company in the US
226 Edward C. Levy Detroit MI $100 Produces construction materials from steel and construction waste
227 EKPC Winchester KY $100 Eastern Kentucky Power Cooperative
228 Engelhard Iselin NJ $100 Mining company acquired by chemical giant BASF and added to catalysts group
229 Graniterock Watsonville CA $100 A 6th NAPA Diamond Achievement goes to Northern Road Materials facilities
230 Gray BEC Lime Pleasant Gap PA $100 Mining subsidiary of Graymont
231 Henkels & McCoy Blue Bell PA $100 Utility and industrial contractor founded in 1923
232 Hinkle Contracting Corp. Paris KY $100 Highway construction, materials producer, environmental work
233 HRI Inc. State College PA $100 Highway-and-heavy contractor is a division of Colas North America
234 Hunter Industries San Marcos TX $100 Highway constructor owns Colorado Materials
235 Illinois Department of Transportation Springfield IL $100 State highway department
236 Iowa Department of Transportation Ames IA $100 Implementing $374-million FY2007 Highway Program
237 J. Fletcher Creamer & Son Inc. Hackensack NJ $100 Pioneering CleanFast utility-installation equipment that simultaneously creates a mini-trench while removing debris
238 Kinder Morgan Lakewood CO $100 Acquired A&L Trucking and U.S. Development Group for $61.6 million
239 Lehman-Roberts Memphis TN $100 Predominantly highway construction
240 Metropolitan Washington Airport Washington DC $100 Airport-maintenance equipment fleet
241 Modern Group Bristol PA $100 Employee-owned equipment distributor's rental-fleet value
242 Montana Department of Transportation Helena MT $100 56-mile, $150 million Peoples Way project in progress until 2009
243 Nevada Department of Transportation Carson City NV $100 State highway maintenance
244 Scotty's Contracting & Stone Bowling Green KY $100 Chairman Jim Scott founded Scotty's in 1972
245 Sims Crane & Equipment Tampa FL $100 Ranked No. 30 in RER's top 100 Rental Firms
246 Solar Sources Indianapolis IN $100 Coal producer
247 Star Industries Seattle WA $100 Family-owned rental company has 16 locations in Washington and Oregon
248 The Doe Run Co. St. Louis MO $100 Lead-mining subsidiary of the Renco Group
249 Veco Anchorage AK $100 Highway construction, utilities and oil-field service company to the world
250 Xcel Energy Denver CO $100 Part of CapX 2020 alliance to construct $1.3 billion in new transmission lines

* Equipment-replacement values are compiled by Construction Equipment magazine using information provided by the individual companies. When figures were not provided (identified with an asterisk), Construction Equipment estimated fleet value. The Construction Equipment Giants list (a portion of which is published here) represents as closely as possible all firms that own fleets with replacement values of $25 million or more. For past Giants data, please click here. If you feel your firm qualifies as a Giant, please write to Larry Stewart, Construction Equipment, at or phone 314-962-0639.

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