Archives for December 2013

RJ Ahmann Company merges with David Martin Agency

RJ Ahmann Company has announced a merger with David Martin Agency effective January 1, 2014.  The combined companies will go forward together under the name Ahmann-Martin.  The merger allows both companies to grow while remaining independent and employee owned.

RJ Ahmann, now Ahmann-Martin, is the insurance company for Dulas Excavating Inc. and leads the construction industry in Minnesota for coverage for high risk construction projects.  On behalf of the Heavy Highway Construction Industry, we congratulate Ahmann-Martin on their exciting news and look forward to your continuing service with the construction industry.

Dulas Excavating awarded Thorne Crest Assisted Living Project

Dulas Excavating has been awarded site grading and demolition for the renovation and addition of the Thorne Crest Assisted Living Facility in Albert Lea.  The project consists of construction and renovation of the existing Thorne Crest facility including adding a new Wellness Center.  The project will demolish the old garages and former office building to make room for a new, more space efficient garage structure, along with new parking lot across the whole site.

The project is slated to begin in the early months of 2014.

Dulas Excavating Inc. congratulates I&S Group for their new acquisition of Paulsen Architects

Congratulations goes out to I&S Group of Mankato, MN, for the newly acquired Paulsen Architects. Dulas Excavating Inc. has worked closely with both I&S Group and Paulsen Architects on previous projects and look forward to working with the newly formed group in the near future on projects throughout Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.

I& Group is a full-service architecture, engineering and planning firm established in 1973 and is headquartered out of Mankato, MN.  More information can be found at

Congratulations again to the I&S Group.