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NSSGA Fall Board Meeting Advances Strategic Plan
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) recent Fall Board Meeting advanced the association's Rocks Build America strategic plan with noted association consultant Glenn Tecker who led a two-day, leadership workshop.
October 17, 2014 – Rock Products

Canadian Economy Poised for Broad-Based Growth in 2015
The Canadian economy gained momentum through the spring and summer, and is in position to post sturdy growth in the year ahead, according to the Provincial Monitor report released today by BMO Economics.
October 16, 2014 – Yahoo Finance

US growth 'modest to moderate', says Fed Beige Book
The US economy grew at a "modest to moderate" pace, the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book reports.
October 15, 2014 – BBC News

Liebherr to Expand in U.S.
The promise of international growth in emerging energy markets, and the need to upgrade existing mining equipment, has officials at Liebherr's Newport News plant prepping for new growth that could include a third production line.
October 10, 2014 – Mining World

Major Wire partners with W.S. Tyler to extend services
Major Wire Industries has partnered with W.S. Tyler in an effort to offer customers in Alberta and British Columbia its Flex-Mat 3 screen media.
October 9, 2014 – Pit & Quarry

Metso new appointment
Mr. Urs Pennanen (M.Sc., Industrial Management) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Customer and Marketing Operations as of October 1, 2014.
October 8, 2014 – Mining World

Machinery is the Only Industry to Experience Declining Production in September
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the 16th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 64th consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
October 7, 2014 – AED News

Indicators Show Marked Improvements in U.S. Economy
Several recent indicators have shown marked improvements in the U.S. economy and for manufacturing activity, particularly when compared to earlier in the year.
October 6, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens Honors Dealers
KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens recognized 13 North American dealers for outstanding performance during its National Dealer Conference, held Sept. 15-17 in Denver.
October 6, 2014 – Rock Products

Rio Tinto set to push ahead with new mine expansion
Rio Tinto is set to push ahead with a new mine expansion at its flagship Pilbara iron ore division in a show of defiance against sliding iron ore prices and the current supply glut.
October 2, 2014 – Mining World

Case Construction recognizes "Diamond Dealer" award winners
As a part of its North American Construction Equipment Partnership Program, Case Construction Equipment announced its 2014 "Diamond Dealer" award winners.
September 30, 2014 – Pit & Quarry

Coal Prices in China rebound
China's power-station coal prices rebounded from the lowest level in seven years as government-ordered production cutsstart to take effect.
September 29, 2014 – Mining World

Hitachi adopts plan to keep skilled workers
As president of a company that makes giant mining trucks, Hideo Kitawaki has endured his share of economic cycles.
September 28, 2014 – The Globe and Mail

US economic growth revised upwards again
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 4.6% between April and June, faster than the previous estimate of 4.2%, according to revised figures from the US Department of Commerce.
September 26, 2014 – BBC News

Caterpillar continues to be affected by weak mining
Over the past two years, Caterpillar's mining customers have slashed capital spending in the middle of a glut in capacity, drop in prices for coal, iron ore and other metals and slower economic growth in China and other developing countries.
September 24, 2014 – Mining World

Housing Starts Fall in August, but Still Steady Upward Trend Continues
While housing starts fell in August, they continued their slow but steady upward trajectory.
September 22, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers

Why manufacturers are jumping on 3-D printing
Manufacturers can maximize their payback from 3-D printing processes by making sure their design engineers have the tools and knowledge needed to help them make the most of this innovative technology.
September 22, 2014 – AEM

Caterpillar Says Machinery Sales Fell in August
Caterpillar (CAT) said Friday that sales of its heavy machinery fell 10 percent in August on weaker results outside of North America.
September 19, 2014 – Fox Business

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens Honors 
Domestic Dealers for Outstanding Performance
The recipients of the awards are selected from the entire KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens dealer organization.
September 19, 2014 –

Stowers Machinery Acquires Expanded Cat Mining Distribution Business
Stowers Machinery Corporation announced that it has acquired the expanded Cat Mining equipment distribution and support business for its territories from Caterpillar Global Mining LLC. Stowers Machinery is the authorized Cat dealer in East Tennessee.
September 17, 2014 – Construction Equipment Guide

Caterpillar is planning a Big Data lab that will assist in telematics development
Caterpillar has announced an expansion of its efforts in the realm of telematics and how the company analyzes the large amounts of complex data it collects from its customers' machines.
September 15, 2014 – Equipment World

Survey Shows Manufacturers Expect 4.4 Percent Growth in Next 12 Months
The latest NAM/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers found that businesses are generally upbeat about the coming months.
September 15, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers

Manufacturers See Sluggish Sales Growth in International Markets
Net exports have been a drag on the U.S. economy so far through the first half of this year, with manufacturers continuing to experience sluggish sales growth in international markets.
September 12, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers

WesternOne buys Enerbilt
On September 9, 2014, a subsidiary of WesternOne entered into an acquisition agreement to purchase the assets of Enerbuilt, for an aggregate purchase price of $20 million.
September 10, 2014 – Canadian Rental Service

Expected Growth of Manufacturing Sales, Investment and Employment
The U.S. economy added 142,000 nonfarm payroll workers in August, a disappointing figure given signs of a rebound in many other indicators lately.
September 8, 2014 – National Association of Manufacturers

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