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Atlas Copco Posts Record Q3 Revenues
Sweden-based construction and industrial equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco posted SEK 23.6 billion (about U.S. $3.24 billion) in the third quarter, a 14.8-percent increase compared to the same period a year ago.
October 22, 2014 – RER

IPAF's North American Meeting Updates Industry
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), a non-profit organization that promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide, held its annual North American Convention in Toronto, Ontario, at the beginning of October.
October 22, 2014 – Lift & Access

Projected Corn Gross Revenues Down in 2014 and 2015
Per acre gross revenue for corn in 2014 is projected to be $808 per acre in northern Illinois, $292 lower than the 2011 through 2013 average of $1,100 per acre.
October 22, 2014 – Farm Equipment

Jesco Breaks Ground on New Long Island Facility
Jesco Incorporated, a John Deere construction equipment dealer in four states throughout the Northeast, has broken ground on its newest facility in Babylon, N.Y.
October 22, 2014 – Construction Equipment Guide

Woburn, Mass.'s Woodco Machinery Joins SDLG's Growing Network
Following the addition of four new dealer locations in Canada, the United States also is adding a further location offering SDLG wheel loaders. Woodco Machinery, based in Woburn, Mass., joined the SDLG dealer network in September.
October 22, 2014 – Construction Equipment Guide

Caterpillar global sales down 10% in September
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), the world's largest maker of mining and construction equipment, said Wednesday that its worldwide dealer machinery sales dropped 10% for the three months ended in September.
October 22, 2014 –

EPA Launches Voluntary Drift Reduction Technology Program
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of verified, safer pesticide spray products to reduce exposure and pesticide movement while saving farmers money in pesticide loss.
October 22, 2014 – AgriMarketing

Paraguay receives 13 bids for Chaco roadworks (login required)
Paraguay's public works and communications ministry MOPC closed bidding on a 1,625km roadworks contract in the Chaco region.
October 22, 2014 – BNamericas

Gov. Quinn backs Illinois Jobs Now! project with road funding
News out of Springfield announced that Ill. Governor Pat Quinn (D) has authorized a $2.2 million resurfacing project in Will County that will see the resurfacing of 2nd Street to U.S. 45 in Manhattan and Wilton Townships. Gallagher Asphalt Corp. of Thornton, Ill. won the job.
October 21, 2014 – Roads & Bridges

Titan International CEO provides outlook for future of industry
Titan International CEO Maurice Taylor has released an outlook for the future of the tire industry.
October 21, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Caterpillar Foundation Invests $1 Million in Ebola Advocacy
The Caterpillar Foundation will provide an additional $1 million to the $7.5 million investment made to The ONE Campaign for its advocacy work in the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease in Africa, particularly to boost the organization's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
October 21, 2014 – Construction Equipment

JCB to lose 150 staff amid 'uncertainty' over world markets
Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has announced it is to cut 150 jobs across its UK operation.
October 21, 2014 – BBC News

Hyundai Construction Equipment Appoints J. Gross Equipment as Authorized Dealer in South Dakota
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. announces the appointment of J. Gross Equipment to its rapidly growing dealer network.
October 21, 2014 –

Ammann Canada welcomes new B.C. distributor
Ammann Canada is proud to announce the appointment of Westerra Equipment, a division of Wesgroup Equipment, as the regional distributor for Ammann compaction and paving equipment in British Columbia.
October 21, 2014 – Canadian Rental Service

CNH Earns Climate Change Recognition
CNH Industrial N.V. has been awarded with a position on The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. The company's inclusion within the A-band ranking is the result of its being identified as demonstrating a superior approach to climate change mitigation.
October 21, 2014 – AED News

US business borrowing for equipment rises in September: ELFA
U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment rose in September, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said.
October 21, 2014 – Reuters

World Economic Forum names Husco a global growth company
Husco International, a Waukesha manufacturer of hydraulic and electro-hydraulic components used in the automotive industry and other industries, said Tuesday it's been named one of 12 Global Growth Companies by the World Economic Forum.
October 21, 2014 – JSOnline

Peruvian highway has highest tunnel
A new tunnel connection is helping boost connectivity in Peru, improving access to remote areas
October 21, 2014 – World Highways

Mexico roundup: Metro trust fund, Coahuila bypass launch and 2015 highway budget (login required)
The Mexico City government established a 2bn-peso (US$148mn) trust fund for improvements to the capital's metro system.
October 21, 2014 – BNamericas

U.S. to Feel China's Economic Trickle
When China does well, the U.S. does well. And new data coming Tuesday could show that the world's second-largest economy grew at the slowest pace in more than five years, so the American economy could feel the ripple-down effects from China's struggle towards solid economic footing this time, too.
October 20, 2014 – U.S. News & World Report

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