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AEM's Industry News brings you the latest news stories from across the Web on the companies, issues, trends and technologies that affect your business.

Recent Articles

 

Foreign companies interested in Mexico City-Toluca train despite tender restrictions
Several foreign companies, including China Harbour Engineering Company, have registered their interest in participating in the Mexico City-Toluca passenger rail project, despite the first tender's restriction to domestic companies.
April 22, 2014 – BNamericas

Peru authorizes Huancavelica-Lircay pavement works concession
Peru's transport and communication ministry (MTC) authorized a 360mn-sol (US$130mn) concession for paving a 76km stretch of the Huancavelica-Lircay highway in the country's Huancavelica region.
April 22, 2014 – BNamericas

Southern Nevada Launches $700 Million in Fuel Tax Road Jobs
Southern Nevada recently launched $700 million in transportation projects backed by a fuel tax increase approved last year on a trial basis from 2014 to 2016.
April 21, 2014 – ENR

Construction Groups Slam Delay in Keystone Pipeline Decision
Construction industry and union groups are blasting the Obama administration for again postponing a decision on the proposed $5.3-billion Keystone XL oil pipeline.
April 21, 2014 – ENR

Bolivia tenders paving works for Chaco Tarijeņo-Villamontes
Bolivia's Chaco Tarijeņo-Villamontes regional government launched a tender for paving and construction works along the Villa Montes-Isiri road.
April 21, 2014 – BNamericas

Bolivia tenders paving works for Chaco Tarijeņo-Villamontes
Bolivia's Chaco Tarijeņo-Villamontes regional government launched a tender for paving and construction works along the Villa Montes-Isiri road.
April 21, 2014 – BNamericas

Latin America projected to invest US$40bn in metro systems by 2025
Latin American countries are expected to invest some US$40bn in metro projects by 2025, according to a report from the IDB.
April 21, 2014 – BNamericas

Latin America projected to invest US$40bn in metro systems by 2025
Latin American countries are expected to invest some US$40bn in metro projects by 2025, according to a report from the IDB.
April 21, 2014 – BNamericas

Road repair and maintenance programme for Mexico
A budget of US$5 billion has been set for road construction, maintenance and modernisation projects in Mexico during 2014.
April 21, 2014 – World Highways

The big footprint of the ag equipment industry
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released a study on the importance of machinery to the productivity of agriculture.
April 20, 2014 – Brownfield

Holcim-Lafarge Leftovers Enticing for Bidders
Once Holcim Ltd. (HOLN) and Lafarge SA (LG) start shedding assets across the world to complete their $40 billion merger, cement producers from Europe to the U.S. are likely to start lining up with offers.
April 20, 2014 – Bloomberg

Japan's trade deficit quadruples in March
Japan's trade deficit quadrupled in March as export growth slowed and energy imports continued to rise.
April 20, 2014 – BBC News

Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co. Awarded the 2014 Award for Excellence by the Balanced Scorecard Institute
For their strong commitment to leadership, strategic management, performance analysis and continuous improvement, Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co. has been awarded the 2014 Award for Excellence by the Balanced Scorecard Institute (BSI).
April 19, 2014 – AED News

AEM CE Stock Index Up 1.8 Percent For Week Closing April 18
The AEM Construction Equipment Index rose last week – all ten companies in the index had higher stock prices on April 18 compared to closing prices on April 11. The AEM Construction Equipment Stock Index rose 1.8 percent for the week ending April 18. The S&P 500 Average Index rose by 2.7 percent.
April 18, 2014 – AEM

State employment data, Beige Book find widespread increases; starts dip, Reed says
Seasonally adjusted construction employment increased in 38 states between March 2013 and March 2014, decreased in 11 states and the District of Columbia, and remained level in Alaska. The value of nonresidential construction starts in the first quarter of 2014 fell 2.9% compared with the same period in 2013.
April 18, 2014 – AEM

Judge Sides With Forest Service On Oregon Thinning Project
A federal judge has shot down several environmentalist arguments against a 2,000-acre Oregon thinning project in the Mount Hood National Forest.
April 18, 2014 – Timber Harvesting

Ex-Potain boss Cohet brings "vast network" to Arcomet
Philippe Cohet, former head of Manitowoc's crane business in the EMEA, has been appointed vice chairman of Arcomet, one of the world's biggest tower crane rental companies.
April 18, 2014 – Cranes Today

OSA Demolition Equipment to Enter North America
Italian manufacturer OSA Demolition Equipment, working through its exclusive distribution partner, Cadeci International of Wellington, Fla., will enter the North American market in spring 2014.
April 18, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Ditch Witch Dealerships Awarded 2013 Crescent Club Top 10 Membership
The Ditch Witch organization has announced the 2013 Crescent Club Top 10 membership roster. This is the highest dealership honor.
April 18, 2014 – Construction Equipment Guide

Administration extending agency comment period for Keystone pipeline
The State Department announced today that it is extending the comment period for federal agencies to submit views on the controversial Keystone pipeline project.
April 18, 2014 – AgriPulse

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