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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

 

South American Soybean Output Estimate Lowered
Global soybean production will be smaller than forecast last month because of deteriorating crop prospects in South America, Oil World said.
October 29, 2014 – AgWeb

Purdue Experts to Address Changing Ag Market Conditions
Agricultural economists from Purdue University will offer farmers and livestock producers some timely guidance on rapidly changing market conditions and a look ahead to the 2015 season in a free webinar set for 9 a.m. Oct. 31.
October 29, 2014 – USAgnet

AGCO Reports Lower Quarterly Earnings
AGCO reported net sales of approximately $2.2 billion for the third quarter of 2014, a decrease of approximately 13.0% compared to net sales of approximately $2.5 billion for the third quarter of 2013.
October 29, 2014 – USAgnet

Pará readies US$250mn infra plan (login required)
Brazil's Pará state capital Belém is planning to kick off 2015 with US$250mn in water and road works under phase two of its Nova Estrada watershed basin project Promaben, a spokesperson told BNamericas.
October 29, 2014 – BNamericas

New connection linking major Dutch highways
In the Netherlands plans are in hand for a new connection between the A50 and N279 highways.
October 29, 2014 – World Highways

Architecture Billings Index Show Robust Conditions Ahead for Construction Industry
With all geographic regions and building project sectors showing positive conditions, there continues to be a heightened level of demand for design services signaled in the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI).
October 28, 2014 – Compact Equipment

Toro Company Acquiring BOSS Snow and Ice Management Business
The Toro Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the BOSS professional snow and ice management business of privately-held Northern Star Industries, Inc.
October 28, 2014 – forconstructionpros.com

Kubota to Expand Headquarters
Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA), a leading global manufacturer of small tractors, RTVs and lawn mowers, will expand its headquarters in Gainesville, Ga., creating an additional 650 jobs and investing $100 million into the project over the next several years.
October 28, 2014 – Farm Equipment

On the Record: Sales Decline Slows
The Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers reported on October 10th that North American large ag equipment retail sales declines slowed in September.
October 28, 2014 – Farm Equipment

DEUTZ-FAHR begins construction of new production facility
The initial foundations of the DEUTZ-FAHR LAND project were laid on Tuesday, October 14 at Lauingen, Bavaria.
October 28, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Cummins reports strong third quarter financial results
Cummins Inc. has reported its results for the third quarter of 2014.
October 28, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Biden: 'Build, build, build'
Vice President Biden called for an increase in infrastructure spending during a speech Tuesday in Washington, arguing it will spur growth and create jobs.
October 28, 2014 – The Hill

Samsung, Pattern finance, start construction on Ontario wind power project
Construction has begun on the Armow Wind power project in Ontario. Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Pattern Energy Group LP completed a $518 million construction and term loan financing, which was secured with 10 financial institutions.
October 28, 2014 – Utility Products

CNH to Cut 150 Jobs at Mount Pleasant Tractor Plant
For the second time in two and a half years, the CNH Industrial plant in Mount Pleasant will be cutting a large number of workers.
October 28, 2014 – Wisconsin Ag Connection

New venue for China's BICES 2015 exhibition
The BICES 2015 construction equipment exhibition will be held in a new venue located close to Beijing airport and with good links to the city both by road and public transport.
October 28, 2014 – World Highways

Ethiopia awards road construction projects
The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) has awarded US$1107 million of road construction projects to China Hunan Hunda Road & Bridge Construction and Spanish company UTE Elsamex.
October 28, 2014 – World Highways

Mexico roundup: US$2.1bn infra budget, Querétaro train project, SCT appointments (login required)
The infrastructure committee of Mexico's lower house called for a 28.1bn-peso (US$2.1bn) increase in the 2015 budget for transport and communications works.
October 28, 2014 – BNamericas

Liebherr Invests in Spare Parts Logistics Center for Earthmoving Equipment
In July 2013, the Liebherr Group began setup of a new logistics center in Oberopfingen by Kirchdorf an der Iller (Baden-Württemberg), Germany.
October 27, 2014 – forconstructionpros.com

HERC Expands Four-State Presence with Joplin, Mo., Branch
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. has opened a heavy industry equipment rental facility in Joplin, Mo.
October 27, 2014 – RER

Nuclear crowd hoping to see tweaks in EPA Clean Power Plan
While the federal government is proposing a plan to reduce power sector carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030, speakers at a panel discussion by the organization Nuclear Matters said Oct. 24 that the Clean Power Plan doesn't do much for nuclear energy, according to GenerationHub.
October 27, 2014 – Utility Products

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