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Mexico airport traffic growth: GAP leads pack (login required)
Mexican airport operator GAP posted a 22.5% rise in total passenger traffic in September compared with the same month last year.
October 9, 2015 – BNamericas

Mexico airport traffic growth: GAP leads pack (login required)
Mexican airport operator GAP posted a 22.5% rise in total passenger traffic in September compared with the same month last year.
October 9, 2015 – BNamericas

Paraná seeks port expansion contractor (login required)
Paranaguá and Antonina port authority (Appa) in Brazil's Paraná state launched an 183mn-real (US$46.5mn) tender for a 20-month modernization and expansion project at the Paranaguá bulk cargo and container port.
October 6, 2015 – BNamericas

Cultivate the "I trust you" style of management
"Don't make me think about it!" That was some advice an executive I know shared with one of his direct reports. The executive was not being flippant, he was letting his more junior colleague know that he wanted him to come with well-thought out plans of action.
October 6, 2015 – Smart Blog on Leadership

The Importance Of Promoting Employment Through Manufacturing Career Pathways
America's manufacturers are seeking skilled talent across the country as the industry embraces reshoring and experiences a resurgence.
October 6, 2015 –

Some Bright Spots in Last Week's Economic Data
Despite two disappointing reports about the current health of the manufacturing sector, there were some bright spots to note in the economic data out last week.
October 5, 2015 – National Association of Manufacturers

Paraguay launches US$425mn highway tender (login required)
Paraguay's public works and communications ministry (MOPC) launched a tender for the rehabilitation and widening of around 500km of highway.
October 5, 2015 – BNamericas

Industry Veteran Mike Schultz Joins Superior Industries as Crushing Product Manager
Superior Industries, Inc., a major American-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, recently named Mike Schultz its product manager for the company's new crushing equipment product solutions.
October 2, 2015 – Mining World

Sandvik intends to divest Mining Systems operations
Mining Systems is a separate product area within Sandvik Mining and a supplier of design and engineering of material handling systems for the mining industry.
October 2, 2015 – Mining World

Forward Thinking for Equipment Manufacturers: An Interview with AEM President Dennis Slater
Exposing members to new opportunities so they can improve themselves and their businesses is a big part of what AEM does, says AEM President Dennis Slater.
October 1, 2015 – AEM

Metalworking Group Announces Funding To Help Address Skills Gap
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills this week announced new funding to improve training and resolve workforce needs in precision manufacturing.
October 1, 2015 –

Mines in Latin America likely to spend more than any other region
A recent global survey of over 630 mine managers by Timetric's Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) finds that more mines in Latin America are expecting significant increases in their spending over the next 12 months, in comparison to any other mining region.
September 22, 2015 – Mining World

Six-month transition extension, other changes accepted for proposed Stage V regulation
The ENVI committee of the European Parliament reached an agreement on September 15 regarding the dossier ENVI/8/01933 on emissions requirements for non-road mobile machinery (Stage V).
September 22, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

How Millennials Can Help Manufacturers Adapt To Change
If you think the manufacturing skills gap is all just hype, think again.
September 22, 2015 –

Caterpillar Global Mining VP Retiring
Caterpillar Inc. has announced the retirement of Chris Curfman, vice president with responsibility for the Mining Sales & Support Division of Caterpillar's Global Mining business.
September 22, 2015 – Diesel Progress

Panic as job cuts hit Zambia mining sector
Anxiety has heightened in the Zambian mining sector over possible mass job losses.
September 17, 2015 – Mining World

EU limits on non-road machinery emissions gain support
Draft EU rules aimed at reducing air pollution from off-road engines such as lawn mowers, bulldozers, tractors and inland waterway vessels have been backed by members of the European Parliament's Environment Committee.
September 17, 2015 – Air Quality News

Department Of Energy Launches Smart Manufacturing Grants
The Department of Energy is putting up to $70 million in funding into smart manufacturing with its next Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute grant.
September 16, 2015 –

Interest Rate Increase Likely Shifted to December
There had been some expectations that the Fed might begin to increase short-term interest rates at its September meeting, but given recent financial market volatility, conventional wisdom has now shifted for normalization of federal funds rates to start at the December 15-16 meeting.
September 16, 2015 – National Association of Manufacturers

W.Va. Coal Value On the Decline
The assessed value of West Virginia's coal reserves and coal mining equipment dropped a combined $1.1 billion between the 2013 and 2015 tax years, costing the state about $26 million in property tax revenue over that span.
September 15, 2015 – The Intelligencer

GE: 500 Jobs Could Move Overseas Amid Export-Import Bank Impasse
General Electric could move 500 U.S. manufacturing jobs to France, Hungary and China after the expiration of the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter earlier this summer.
September 15, 2015 –

3 ways big data is changing the future of manufacturing
Everyone is talking about big data nowadays - and yes, our databases are immense. A gigabyte used to sound like a lot. Today, we talk about terabytes without blinking.
September 3, 2015 – Global Manufacturing

Spotlight on Megan Tanel, CEM & 2015 Chairperson of the IAEE Board of Directors
IAEE sat down with Megan Tanel, CEM and 2015 Chairperson of the IAEE Board of Directors for a chat about her involvement with the organization and her journey in the exhibitions industry. Megan is the Vice President of Exhibitions and Events for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and is in charge of CONEXPO-CON/AGG, ICUEE, World of Asphalt, IFPE, CONEXPO Latin America, Bauma CONEXPO Africa, Bauma CONEXPO India shows.
September 2, 2015 – IAEE

Aggregate production up 5 percent in first half
According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), an estimated 607 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2015.
August 28, 2015 – Pit & Quarry

MAPI Report Tempers Expectations For U.S. Manufacturing Sector
The latest quarterly forecast from the MAPI Foundation is slightly more pessimistic about the nation's manufacturing sector than three months ago.
August 28, 2015 –

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