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Recent Articles


Construction Unemployment Falls to Lowest September Mark in 15 Years
The number of unemployed workers with construction experience dropped to the lowest total for September since 2000, as hiring continued to slow despite robust demand for construction, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.
October 7, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

Jesco Expands With New Location in Deer Park, N.Y.
Jesco Incorporated, a John Deere Construction Equipment Dealer in four states throughout the northeast region, continues its expansion with the opening of its newest location in Deer Park, N.Y.
October 7, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

Consortiums bid for Colombia airport master plan contract
Colombia's civil aviation authority Aerocivil received three offers for a contract to update the master plan for José María Córdova international airport - Colombia's second busiest.
October 7, 2015 – BNamericas

Tom Lynn Joins Krone as VP/Parts & Service
Krone North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Lynn as Vice President, Parts and Service reporting to Tommy Jones, Krone North America President and CEO.
October 6, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Vandalia Rental to Expand into Franklin, Ohio
Vandalia Rental is investing $3 million into building a new location in Franklin, Ohio, to expand its business into the south Dayton and north Cincinnati markets, the Dayton Business Journal reports.
October 6, 2015 – RER

Vandalia Rental to Expand into Franklin, Ohio
Vandalia Rental is investing $3 million into building a new location in Franklin, Ohio, to expand its business into the south Dayton and north Cincinnati markets, the Dayton Business Journal reports.
October 6, 2015 – RER

JCB Global Government Defense Division Relocates to U.S.
JCB relocated its Global Government and Defense Division from its worldwide headquarters in the United Kingdom to its North American headquarters in Savannah, Ga.
October 6, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Bobcat Compay Kicks Off Fourth Create & Conserve Habitat Event Contest
Bobcat Company has joined with partners Rick and Julie Kreuter - hosts of the hit television show "Beyond the Hunt," on The Outdoor Channel - for a fourth time to transform a Create & Conserve Habitat Event contest winner's land into a natural wildlife habitat where native plants and animals will thrive.
October 6, 2015 – Compact Equipment

Lineup of Peer-to-Peer Roundtables Set for Precision Farming Dealer Summit
Conquering compatibility problems and putting on a successful precision farming field day are among the diverse discussion topics that will be featured during 10 concurrent roundtables at the 2016 Precision Farming Dealer Summit, Jan. 5-6 in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 6, 2015 – Farm Equipment

Germany's road repair funding shortfall
Germany has a massive backlog of works required on its high speed road network.
October 6, 2015 – World Highways

Lots of Reaction to TPP
Seems like everyone has something to say about the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement reached by negotiators meeting in Atlanta for more than five days, even though few details have been released.
October 6, 2015 – AgWired

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 –

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

Mexico mulls US$6.8bn southern states growth plan (login required)
Mexico's government is planning to invest 3.1bn pesos (US$186mn) next year to establish three so-called special economic zones.
October 6, 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

Union Workers Vote to Ratify Contract with John Deere
United Auto Workers voted Sunday to ratify a six-year contract with Deere & Co., deciding that a modest pay bump and increased job security outweighed increases in their medical costs.
October 5, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Senate Banking Committee Votes Down Anti-Ethanol Amendment
The Senate Banking Committee has defeated an amendment that would have eliminate corn-ethanol blending targets under the renewable fuel standard (RFS).
October 5, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Kubota Commemorates 2 Million Tractors Sold in U.S.
Kubota Tractor Corporation today announced it has sold its two millionth retail unit in the United States.
October 5, 2015 – AgriMarketing

UK construction product manufacturers' sales up
UK construction product manufacturers' sales have increased for a tenth consecutive quarter, however growth was held back by a weakness in exports, according to The Construction Product Association's State of Trade Survey for the third quarter of 2015.
October 5, 2015 – Construction Europe

HERC Names Rental Industry Veteran Chuck Miller VP of Operations
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. has hired rental industry veteran Charles "Chuck" Miller as vice president of operations, reporting to Bruce Dressel, chief operating officer.
October 5, 2015 – RER

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