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Chile's Chacao bridge secures financing (login required)
The consortium in charge of building Chile's 360bn-peso (US$610mn) Chacao bridge has secured financing for the project.
October 20, 2014 – BNamericas

FCC ruling may pave way for better cell coverage in rural America
A decision by the Federal Communications Commission may further efforts to bridge the gap between urban and rural America.
October 20, 2014 – AgriPulse

Dimitrov Krishnan to Head Volvo CE India
Dimitrov Krishnan has been appointed new head of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) in India wef October 15, 2014.
October 19, 2014 – Rush Lane

United Rentals reports 15.6 percent increase in third quarter rental revenue
United Rentals, Stamford, Conn., reported a 15.6 percent increase in rental revenue to $1.315 billion in the third quarter compared to the same period last year.
October 19, 2014 – Rental Pulse

JLG Ramps up Training Offerings at New Proving Grounds
JLG is now offering classes at its expanded customer training center and all-new proving grounds for lift and access equipment at its headquarters in McConnellsburg, Pa.
October 18, 2014 – RER

Dairy expansion should continue in 2015
The monthly Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook from USDA on Friday projecting that farm milk prices should peak-out this month and then start declining. But cheap feed should keep the milk-to-feed ratio at a level conducive to herd expansion.
October 17, 2014 – Brownfield

Fecon Hosts Governor John Kasich and Lt. Governor Mary Taylor
Governor John Kasich and Lt. Governor Mary Taylor John Kasich stopped by Fecon Inc., a Lebanon, Ohio, based manufacturer of equipment as part of Agriculture Day to discuss agriculture in Ohio as well as manufacturing jobs in Southwest Ohio.
October 17, 2014 – Compact Equipment

Komatsu Honored for Climate Performance Leadership
Komatsu Ltd. was chosen as a leading company of the CDP Japan 500 Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) and Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) by CDP, respectively, for its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and mitigate climate change risks.
October 17, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Overturns and Falls Lead Aerial-Work-Platform Deaths
Overturns and falls from height were the two leading causes of aerial-work-platform fatalities globally in the first half of the year, according to new data from the International Powered Access Federation.
October 17, 2014 – ENR

Still waiting for Tier 4 Final to begin
Responses by Scott Woodruff, Director of Industrial Engine Sales, MTU America Inc.
October 17, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Takeuchi U.S. Adds Bennett Equipment as South Carolina Dealer
Compact equipment manufacturer Takeuchi U.S. named Bennett Equipment & Supply Co. as a dealer in South Carolina.
October 17, 2014 – RER

US Transpo. Secretary sees lame duck session as opportunity
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently commented to American University Radio (WAMU 88.5) that the imminent lame duck session of the U.S. Congress is an ample opportunity for a dynamic funding bill to be passed, effectively precluding the Highway Trust Fund from insolvency.
October 17, 2014 – Roads & Bridges

US Transpo. Secretary sees lame duck session as opportunity
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently commented to American University Radio (WAMU 88.5) that the imminent lame duck session of the U.S. Congress is an ample opportunity for a dynamic funding bill to be passed, effectively precluding the Highway Trust Fund from insolvency.
October 17, 2014 – Roads & Bridges

NSSGA Fall Board Meeting Advances Strategic Plan
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) recent Fall Board Meeting advanced the association's Rocks Build America strategic plan with noted association consultant Glenn Tecker who led a two-day, leadership workshop.
October 17, 2014 – Rock Products

Progress Being Made with Japan on Pacific Trade Pact
Progress in U.S. talks with Japan towards a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact is encouraging, but difficult issues remain, the acting deputy U.S. trade representative said on Wednesday.
October 17, 2014 – USAgnet

Indiana Michigan Power plans power grid improvements
Indiana Michigan Power plans to enhance its infrastructure system that serves over 458,000 customers in Indiana and help grow the economies of the communities its serves with a comprehensive, seven-year power infrastructure project.
October 17, 2014 – Utility Products

Over 20 companies competing for US$765mn São Paulo tunnel project (login required)
Over 20 companies are competing for a 1.89bn-real (US$765mn) tender in Brazil's São Paulo state to build an underwater tunnel between the coastal cities of Santos and Guarujá, state highway company Dersa said in a release.
October 17, 2014 – BNamericas

Gov. Scott Walker considers replacing Wisconsin's gas tax
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is considering replacing the state's gasoline tax with a sales tax on gas and alternative vehicle fuel sources to stabilize long-term transportation funding.
October 16, 2014 – Better Roads

IMT Names New Director of Sales
Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that Tim Gerbus has joined IMT as director of sales.
October 16, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Cervus Equipment Corp. Completes Acquisition of Evergreen Equipment Ltd.
Cervus Equipment Corp. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Evergreen Equipment Ltd.
October 16, 2014 – Farm Equipment

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