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AEM Urges Congress to Finish Work on Highway Bill
AEM is asking members to contact Congress through or by attending a town hall meeting this August to urge House members to finish the important work started by the Senate on a long-term highway bill.
August 3, 2015 – AEM

Russian transport budget established
Russia is setting out its budget plans for transport infrastructure investment. In all a healthy US$43.92 billion is being planned for transport infrastructure development in Russia during the 2016-2018 period.
August 3, 2015 – World Highways

Caterpillar donates gen set for backup power at Monticello
Caterpillar, Peoria, Ill., has donated a 500kW Cat C15 diesel generator set as part of a complete backup power solution for Monticello, the historic residence of Thomas Jefferson located just outside of Charlottesville, Va.
August 1, 2015 – Rental Pulse

Mahindra Tractor sells 14,273 units in July
Mahindra & Mahindra's Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 16.9 billion Mahindra Group, today announced its sales numbers for July 2015.
August 1, 2015 – My Iris

USDA Announces Funding for Farm Bill Broadband Loan Program
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of loans to build broadband in rural areas, along with changes to the program required by the 2014 Farm Bill.
July 31, 2015 – USAgnet

Obama scolds Congress at highway bill signing
President Obama on Friday signed a three-month stopgap bill preventing federal highway funding from drying up, but blasted lawmakers for failing to agree on a long-term measure.
July 31, 2015 – The Hill

Modine announces first quarter fiscal 2016 results
Modine Manufacturing Company has reported first quarter sales of $346.1 million compared to $392.5 million one year ago.
July 31, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

H&E Equipment Services 'positive' at half-year
H&E Equipment Services said its outlook for 2015 'remains positive' after increased fleet investment led to a rise in rental revenues of close to 10% in the second quarter despite some unexpected adverse market conditions.
July 31, 2015 – International Rental

Franklin Equipment Opens First Indiana Location
Franklin Equipment recently announce the opening of their new location in Indianapolis, Indiana. The store is located at 1921 South Kentucky Avenue. Franklin Equipment offers a large inventory of rental equipment along with retail sales of both new and used construction equipment.
July 31, 2015 – Compact Equipment

HammerHead Trenchless Equipment announces alliance with RS Lining Systems
HammerHead Trenchless Equipment, a Charles Machine Works company and a provider of pipe piercing, bursting and ramming products, recently announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with RS Lining Systems, LLC, a provider of RS Technik pipe rehabilitation solutions in the Americas.
July 31, 2015 – WaterWorld

1st Half: Titan International's Sales Down 26%, Net Income Up 61%
CEO and Chairman, Maurice Taylor comments, "This past quarter, like the first, proves that what the management team has done in 2014 and thus far in 2015 is paying off. Titan's agriculture, mining, construction and consumer businesses are all down."
July 31, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Attention Turns to China's Decelerating Growth
Just two weeks ago, the Greek debt drama overshadowed the plunge in the Shanghai stock market, but with Greece receiving a bailout (and staying in the Eurozone, at least for now), more attention is being paid to China's decelerating growth.
July 31, 2015 – National Association of Manufacturers

Export-Import Bank supporters take heart from Senate action
Manufacturers, including those here in northwest Indiana, are hoping recent action by the U.S Senate restores the Export-Import bank, which recently expired due to Congressional inaction.
July 31, 2015 –

Colombia puts US$116mn in roadworks contracts out to tender (Login Required)
Colombia's non-concession road authority Invias has published a series of tender documents for road projects to be carried out under the country's so-called roads for equity program.
July 31, 2015 – BNamericas

Palfinger up 14% in H1 2015
In the first six months of 2015 Palfinger reported a 14.1 % increase in revenue to ?606.2 million (US$ 664 million), a new half-year record, it said. Earnings growth for the Austria-based manufacturer of hydraulic loader cranes was even stronger, at 29.6 %, to ?53.7 million ($58.9 million).
July 30, 2015 – International Cranes

Tough third quarter for JLG
Sales declined 10.3% to US$932.6 million in the third quarter of JLG's 2015 financial year, compared to same period last year.
July 30, 2015 – Access International

JCB dealer network expands into western Canada
Noble JCB, a new JCB dealer headquartered in Olds, Alberta, Canada, will offer a wide variety of both new and used agricultural equipment to customers in western Canada.
July 30, 2015 – Canadian Rental Service

Book Now: Commodity Classic 2016 Close to Sell-Out
Exhibit space for Commodity Classic 2016 in New Orleans is nearly sold out and AEM member companies are encouraged to book space while they still can.
July 30, 2015 – AEM

Plan in hand for new Indonesian toll road
Indonesian road firm Jasa Marga will fund work on a major toll road project using a loan from state lenders, Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), Bank Mandiri, Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) and Bank Sumatera Utara (Bank Sumut).
July 30, 2015 – World Highways

More Than 200,000 Support Fuels America Petition
When we asked America to tell President Obama and the EPA to stand up to the oil industry and support renewable fuel, we expected a big response.
July 29, 2015 – Fuels America

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