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Peru to invest US$950mn in northern jungle infra (Login Required)
Peru's government said it plans to invest 3bn soles (US$950mn) in infrastructure and other projects in an area of the country's northern jungle once overrun by guerrillas and drug traffickers.
July 2, 2015 – BNamericas

Rousseff courts US investors (Login Required)
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is in the US trying to drum up interest in her country's multibillion-dollar logistics infrastructure plan.
July 1, 2015 – BNamericas

Where America's worst roads are - and how much they're costing us
The shoddy state of the nation's roads cost the average driver $515 in extra operation and maintenance costs on their car, according to the latest analysis from TRIP, a national transportation research group.
July 1, 2015 – Washington Post

U.S. economy nearing full employment, bounced back in second quarter: Fed's Fischer
The U.S. economy probably bounced back to an annual growth rate of around 2.5 percent in the second quarter, and the labor market is approaching full employment, Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer said on Tuesday.
July 1, 2015 – Reuters

John Wall to retire as Cummins Chief Technical Officer
Cummins Inc. announces that Dr. John Wall, Vice President - Chief Technical Officer, will be retiring after nearly 30 years with the company.
July 1, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Mahindra Tractors sells 23,899 units in India during June 2015
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.'s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 16.9 billion Mahindra Group, on Wednesday announced its sales numbers for June 2015.
July 1, 2015 – newKerala.com

Volvo Group Celebrates Inauguration of New Central Distribution Center in Mississippi, USA
With hundreds in attendance, the Volvo Group today celebrated the inauguration of its new one million square-foot Central Distribution Center (CDC) in Byhalia, Mississippi. The $70 million state-of-the-art facility supports the company's Mack and Volvo truck brands, as well as Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Penta.
July 1, 2015 – The Financial

Demand for Construction Machinery to Advance Globally, Decelerate Locally
According to a new study of world construction equipment demand by industry research firm Freedonia Group Inc., global demand for construction machinery is forecast to advance 3.9 percent per year through 2019 to $218 billion, decelerating from the 2009-2014 period.
July 1, 2015 – forconstructionpros.com

Google Didn't Lead The Self-Driving Vehicle, John Deere Did
Google has received tons of gushy press for its bubble-shaped self-driving car, though it's still years from the showroom floor. But for years John Deere has been selling tractors that practically drive themselves for use on farms in America's heartland, where there are few pesky pedestrians or federal rules to get in the way.
July 1, 2015 – AgriMarketing

July 4th Cookout Costs Less This Year
A Fourth of July cookout of Americans' favorite foods including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk will cost slightly less this year and still comes in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation.
June 30, 2015 – USAgnet

Barnhart Crane to Acquire Sicklesteel Cranes
Barnhart Crane has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Sicklesteel Cranes Inc., based in Mount Vernon, Wash., as consolidation continues in the crane rental industry.
June 30, 2015 – RER

Longtime General Manager Acquires AAA Rentals in Redwood City
K&L Rentals Inc., doing business as AAA Rentals, Redwood City, Calif., has been acquired by Ed and Gerald Dobbs, its longstanding management team, Rental Acquisitions LLC announced today.
June 30, 2015 – RER

Donaldson Acquires IFIL USA Dust Collection Business
Donaldson Company Inc. acquired a majority stake in IFIL USA, a manufacturer of pleated bag filters for industrial dust collection.
June 30, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Growers cut corn, wheat, cotton plantings
Farmers seeded less than 89 million acres of corn this spring, the fewest since 2010, and slashed cotton acreage by 18 percent, the Agriculture Department says.
June 30, 2015 – Agri-Pulse

1st Half: Art's Way Manufacturing's Sales Down 3%
Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a diversified, international manufacturer and distributor of equipment serving agricultural, research, water treatment and steel cutting needs, announces its financial results for the three and six months ended May 31, 2015.
June 30, 2015 – AgriMarketing

HUSCO International Inc. #1 Business of the Year
The automotive industry is locked in a constant battle to achieve the best in fuel efficiency - traveling more miles per gallon, while also reducing fuel emissions. Waukesha-based HUSCO International took notice of the trend and expanded its automotive business in response.
June 30, 2015 – BizTimes

HUSCO International Inc. #1 Business of the Year
The automotive industry is locked in a constant battle to achieve the best in fuel efficiency - traveling more miles per gallon, while also reducing fuel emissions. Waukesha-based HUSCO International took notice of the trend and expanded its automotive business in response.
June 30, 2015 – BizTimes

Construction Slated to Grow 5 Percent in 2015
Construction activities are expected to grow at 5 percent in 2015, leveling off from the previous forecast of 8 percent in Q1 2015, according to the Q2 Construction Outlook released by FMI Corp.
June 29, 2015 – Rock Products

Construction Slated to Grow 5 Percent in 2015
Construction activities are expected to grow at 5 percent in 2015, leveling off from the previous forecast of 8 percent in Q1 2015, according to the Q2 Construction Outlook released by FMI Corp.
June 29, 2015 – Rock Products

Architectural Billings Index Returns to Positive Territory
Led by growing demand for new schools, hospitals, cultural facilities and municipal buildings, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) increased in May following its second monthly drop this year.
June 29, 2015 – AED News

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