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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


New Indian road projects under construction
The authorities in India have revealed that a series of major road projects are commencing.
September 15, 2014 – World Highways

Infrastructure spending in Croatia to boost transportation
The Croatian Government is prioritising infrastructure spending in a bid to improve transport connections throughout the whole country.
September 15, 2014 – World Highways

Hertz Reaches Agreement with Icahn to Name Three Directors to Board
Hertz Global Holdings avoided a potential proxy battle with Carl Icahn by reaching an agreement-in-principle to allow the activist investor to choose three board members as independent directors.
September 14, 2014 – RER

Wheco Authorized for Structural Repair of Tadano Cranes
Tadano America Corporation has signed an agreement that makes WHECO Corporation an authorized structural repair and restoration service provider for all Tadano crane products.
September 12, 2014 – Lift & Access

DICA Cuts Ribbon on New HQ
DICA Outrigger Pads recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate its move a year ago to new a headquarters, manufacturing, and distribution facility in Guthrie Center, Iowa.
September 12, 2014 – Lift & Access

Venerable Liebherr dealer expands territory
The longest-standing Liebherr Construction Equipment dealer in the U.S. Liebherr now has an expanded sales territory.
September 12, 2014 – Site Prep

Maine Forest Products Industry Puts $8 Billion Into State's Economy
At quick glance, the aerial view of the Maine forest products industry looks pretty much the same now as it did 20 years ago.
September 12, 2014 – Timber Harvesting

Swanson Industries To Carry Atlas Copco Powercrusher Line
Atlas Copco has announced that Swanson Industries, Morgantown, WV, is now carrying the Powercrusher crushing and screening line of equipment.
September 12, 2014 – Underground Construction

Ontario power plant converts from coal to biomass power
The Atikokan Generating Station in Ontario, Canada conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity from biomass and helping meet local power needs in northwestern Ontario.
September 12, 2014 – Utility Products

Plans in hand for Kerch Strait bridge crossing
Russian contractors are working on plans to build the new Kerch Strait bridge crossing. The project to build the bridge and the necessary access roads looks likely to cost some US$6.85 billion, political considerations aside.
September 12, 2014 – World Highways

Brazil grants permit to expand Paraná airport
Brazil's civil aviation authority SAC has granted an environmental license to expand Paraná state's Umuarama airport, the federal government said in a release.
September 12, 2014 – BNamericas

Brazil approves Vale's US$4.7bn railway project
Brazil's transport ministry has approved a plan from Vale to carry out 10.7bn reais (US$4.68bn) in railway infrastructure works.
September 12, 2014 – BNamericas

HPH begins US$193mn phase of Lázaro Cárdenas port upgrade
Hong-Kong based Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has begun the second phase of the container terminal upgrade at Mexico's Lázaro Cárdenas port in Michoacán state.
September 12, 2014 – BNamericas

ARTBA Elects Nick Ivanoff as Chairman
Nick Ivanoff, president & CEO of Ammann & Whitney, has been elected 2014-2015 chairman by the members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
September 11, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Volvo Group named as one of world's most sustainable companies
The Volvo Group once again qualifies for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). The Volvo Group receives a particularly good rating for its work with environmental issues.
September 11, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Poll: 79 percent supports tolling to pay for highways
Seventy-nine percent of U.S. residents would support increasing the use of tolls on the nation's roads to help for new transportation projects, according to a poll Thursday by an infrastructure group.
September 11, 2014 – The Hill

Tractor Sales Bounce Back during August
According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. for August 2014, were up 2% compared to the same month last year.
September 11, 2014 – USAgNet

Liugong named a WEF Global Growth company
The World Economic Forum announced its selection of Global Growth Companies (GGCs) in Tianjin, China. LiuGong, along with 12 of the region's most dynamic and high-growth companies, was the only one in China's construction machinery industry on the list. Yu Chuanfen, President of LiuGong, was invited to attend the event.
September 11, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Brazil approves US$1.4bn in transportation, waterworks loans
Brazil's senate approved US$1.44bn in financing from international banks for transportation and waterworks projects, according to the official gazette.
September 11, 2014 – BNamericas

Brazil to expand Santa Catarina airport
The Navegantes international airport in Brazil's Santa Catarina state will be expanded under the federal government's regional plan
September 11, 2014 – BNamericas

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