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Quantitative Easing in Europe Could Affect U.S. Manufacturers
The European Central Bank (ECB) finally announced its long-awaited quantitative easing program on Thursday.
January 26, 2015 – National Association of Manufacturers

Executive Profile: Timothy P. Hayes of Cambric Corp., a Tata Technologies Company
Over the years, it's been intriguing to find that many executives interviewed for this piece seem to be living their personal lives in alignment with their company philosophies. The same holds true for Timothy P. Hayes, President, Cambric Corp., a Tata Technologies Company.
January 26, 2015 – AEM

India intends investing in infrastructure in future
The Indian Government has plans for massive investment in road and transport infrastructure.
January 26, 2015 – World Highways

Philippine projects central to Southeast Asia infrastructure plan
Several major road works are among 15 public-private partnership projects in the Philippines tagged by the World Bank as essential for improving transport in Southeast Asia.
January 26, 2015 – World Highways

Bobcat of Houston Announces Fourth Dealership With Full Service in Texas
Bobcat of Houston recently announce its fourth Bobcat dealership, located in Brazos Valley - 3911 Elaine Drive, Bryan, Texas 77808.
January 24, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

Volvo Gives Back to Community
Construction equipment has a reputation for being tough and durable. But at Golden Equipment Company in Albuquerque, N.M., the rental fleet of Volvo construction equipment has a softer side - one that has helped children, the homeless, and wounded warriors through the Colors for Our Community program.
January 24, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

Deere Announces Layoffs, New Jobs
Deere & Company will make workforce adjustments at several factories in Iowa and Illinois.
January 23, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Barlow Marketing opens Colorado office
Barlow Strategic Sales & Marketing, Fort Wayne, Indiana, has opened a second office in Louisville, Colorado, between Denver and Boulder.
January 23, 2015 – Recyling Today

French Economy Struggles Amid Worsening Deflation Pressures
The French economy started the year with a sharper contraction in manufacturing and services that was compounded by companies' deteriorating pricing power.
January 23, 2015 – Bloomberg

German Economy Starts 2015 With Pick-Up Exceeding Forecasts
Germany's economy picked up momentum at the start of 2015, with demand rising for the first time in three months and employment increasing.
January 23, 2015 – Bloomberg

BHP Billiton achieve production records for 8 operations and 5 commodities
BHP Billiton Group production increased by 9% during the second half of 2014 with records achieved for eight operations and five commodities.
January 23, 2015 – Mining World

Liebherr Names Schad as Midwest Rep
Liebherr-Werk Nenzing, which manufactures crawler lift cranes, duty-cycle cranes, and foundation machines, has named crane and lifting industry veteran Ron Schad as its sales representative for all equipment in the midwestern United States.
January 23, 2015 – Lift & Access

Volvo Penta to Supply Engines for Gradall Excavators
Volvo Penta has reached an agreement with Gradall to be the exclusive supplier of Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its XL line of excavators.
January 23, 2015 – RER

$5.7 billion year for United Rentals
United Rentals pulled in $5.685 billion in revenues for its full year in 2014, a 15 percent increase over the previous year's figures.
January 23, 2015 – Access International

Home Builder Confidence Holds Steady in January
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes declined one point to 57, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. This marks the third straight month that the index has hovered in the upper 50s range.
January 23, 2015 – Compact Equipment

Senate highway bill could be unveiled soon
Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) may soon unveil a highway funding bill that would direct money to the struggling Highway Trust Fund from taxes on companies' overseas earnings, according to Politico's Morning Transportation report from Jan. 22.
January 23, 2015 – Better Roads

Chinese manufacturing weak for second consecutive month
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector contracted for the second consecutive month, according to a preliminary survey on Friday.
January 23, 2015 – BBC News

American Soybean Assn Urges EPA's Support Of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatment
ASA reiterated support for pollinator health and the benefits of neonicotinoid seed treatments to soybean farmers in comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week.
January 23, 2015 – AgriMarketing

EPA Registers New Alternative To Neonicotinoids
The EPA is registering a new insecticide, flupyradifurone, that is safer for bees. It is expected to be an alternative to more toxic products including certain pyrethroid, neonicotinoid, organophosphate and avermectin insecticides.
January 23, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Mexico says Pacific free trade deal 'feasible' in mid-March
A deal on a 12-nation Asia-Pacific trade pact could be concluded in mid-March, Mexico's economy minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, said on Thursday.
January 23, 2015 – Ag Professional

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