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Recent Articles


New expressway for Shenzhen city in China
Work is now being carried out on a new expressway around the Chinese city of Shenzhen.
September 18, 2014 – World Highways

Road building expansion in China's Jiangxi Province
A major programme of highway development is being seen in China's Jiangxi Province. The rate of highway construction is being increased and the authorities are aiming to boost the network to a total of 5,000km by the end of 2015 and 6,000km by the end of 2016.
September 18, 2014 – World Highways

EPA puts out draft permit on 225 MW Texas project
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is out for public comment until Oct. 17 on a draft air permit for the Red Gate power plant project of South Texas Electric Cooperative (STEC).
September 17, 2014 – Utility Products

NSSGA, NAPA Call for 'Paving the Way to the Future'
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) and National Asphalt Paving Association (NAPA), along with the support of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), joined forces at a Materials Group Fly-In on Capitol Hill.
September 17, 2014 – Rock Products

Manitou Americas Selects Skid Loader Winner
Out of 35,000 entries, Beth Hodges from Indian Trail, N.C., was selected as Manitou Americas Inc.'s (MAM) Gehl R190 Throwback Skid Loader Sweepstakes winner.
September 17, 2014 – Construction Equipment

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

Volvo to bring all India units under one umbrella
Swedish multinational AB Volvo plans to bring all its independent entities in India under one umbrella.
September 17, 2014 – Hindu BusinessLine

Ag groups push for tax extenders
Bob McCan, a Texas cattleman and president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, says tax exemptions such as the conservation easement tax credit, Section 179 deduction and bonus depreciation are important planning components for cattlemen.
September 17, 2014 – Brownfield

Homebuilder Confidence in U.S. Increases to a Nine-Year High
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rose in September to a nine-year high, showing the industry is gaining ground and will be a source of momentum for the economy.
September 17, 2014 – Bloomberg

Massey-Ferguson, Woods Equipment Announce Agreement
Massey Ferguson, a tractor brand of AGCO, and Woods, an implement and attachment brand of the Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture Division of Blount International, have joined together.
September 17, 2014 – AgriMarketing

Bolivia launches three road tenders
Bolivia's highway authority ABC has launched three road tenders to improve connectivity in Cochabamba and Santa Cruz departments, according to government documents.
September 17, 2014 – BNamericas

2 groups vie for US$720mn Colombian highway
Two groups have submitted bids in a tender for the construction and operation of Colombia's 1.37tn-peso (US$720mn) Río Magdalena 2 highway.
September 17, 2014 – BNamericas

Argos to expand output with US$450mn cement plant
Colombia's largest cement firm Cementos Argos will be expanding production with the construction of a new US$450mn cement plant in the country's Boyacá department.
September 17, 2014 – BNamericas

Hyundai Construction Equipment Appoints Martin Implement Sales as Authorized Dealer in Illinois
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc., a leading earth moving and material handling equipment manufacturer, announces the appointment of Martin Implement Sales to its rapidly growing dealer network.
September 16, 2014 –

ZF To Acquire TRW
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Friedrichshafen, Germany and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., Livonia, Mich., USA. have announced a definitive agreement under which ZF will acquire TRW.
September 16, 2014 – Diesel Progress

Caterpillar Recognized for Sustainability
Caterpillar Inc. has been named to the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), recognizing Caterpillar as a sustainability leader in the Industrial Engineering sector.
September 16, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Liebherr Construction Equipment adds dealer in New York
Liebherr Construction Equipment Co., Newport News, Virginia, has announced the addition of Tracey Road Equipment Inc. to its growing distribution network.
September 16, 2014 – Construction & Demolition Recycling

Coalition For The Advancement Of Precision Agriculture Officially Launched
The Coalition for the Advancement of Precision Agriculture (CAPA) today announces its official launch and upcoming Precision Ag Forum, taking place Sept. 18 in Washington, D.C.
September 16, 2014 – AgriMarketing

USDA chief expects 2014 biofuel use targets to rise
The Obama administration is committed to eventually getting U.S. ethanol production to the 15 billion-gallon level envisioned by Congress, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack said on Tuesday.
September 16, 2014 – AgProfessional

Brazil's urban mobility sector awaits US$1bn in federal funds
Brazil's federal government has yet to disburse some 2.45bn reais (US$1.05bn) in funding for its 2014 urban mobility and traffic budget.
September 16, 2014 – BNamericas

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