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Chile tenders works for Santiago's No. 6 metro line
Chile's Metro de Santiago has called an international tender for the acquisition of lighting systems and their installation in the city's new No. 6 line.
July 29, 2014 – BNamericas

Colombia's Magdalena river project receives only one bid
A consortium comprised of Brazil's Odebrecht and Colombia's Valorcon has presented the only bid for the US$1.3bn Magdalena navigability project in northern Colombia.
July 29, 2014 – BNamericas

Colombia prepares three upcoming highway tenders
Colombia plans to award three big projects in September as part of the 49tn-peso (US$25bn) highway program dubbed 4G, the head of the country's infrastructure agency Luis Fernando Andrade said.
July 29, 2014 – BNamericas

Chinese firm interested in Paraguayan rail
The China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) is interested in public works contracts in Paraguay, particularly the construction of the 567km Alto Paraná-Ñeembucú rail network.
July 28, 2014 – BNamericas

Costa Rica invests in road maintenance
Costa Rica's government has invested 3.470mn colones (US$6.4mn) in road maintenance in Guanacaste province since July 2013 to date.
July 28, 2014 – BNamericas

Belize City bridge design put out to tender
Belize's works and transport ministry is seeking a consultant to design a replacement for the Haulover bridge in Belize City.
July 28, 2014 – BNamericas

Italian market looks up
The Italian construction industry is showing signs of recovering, with sales in construction equipment up 16% during the first half of 2014, according to figures from Italian construction equipment trade association UNACEA.
July 28, 2014 – Construction Europe

Survey Shows Ag Equipment Dealers Expect 10% Sales Decline
Preliminary results from UBS Investment Research's 34th Ag Dealer Survey suggest negative sentiment for both new and used equipment demand.
July 28, 2014 – AgriMarketing

1st Half: Titan Intl's Sales Down 9%, Net Income Drops 171%
Titan International, Inc. (NYSE: TWI) announces second quarter revenue and performance results. CEO and Chairman, Maurice Taylor comments, "Our second quarter results show that while there are areas of strength, the overall business is impacted by slower demand. Demand for our agriculture, earthmoving and mining products have declined as a result of the uncertainty in the markets.
July 28, 2014 – AgriMarketing

Planned highway upgrade for Mexico's Sonoro State
Plans are in hand to upgrade a major highway in Mexico's Sonoro state. A budget of US$1.6 billion has been set in place for the necessary work.
July 28, 2014 – World Highways

Bobcat Co. adds authorized dealer in Minnesota
Bobcat Co., West Fargo, N.D., has added Farm-Rite Equipment of St. Cloud as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Bobcat® equipment.
July 27, 2014 – Rental Pulse

USDA Keeps U.S. Corn Production Estimate Unchanged
USDA's July World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) report kept the projected 2014 U.S. corn yield unchanged from last month at a record 165.3 BPA. A 500,000 acre reduction in U.S. harvested corn acres puts the projected size of the 2014 U.S. corn crop at 13.860 billion bushels, which is 75 million bushels smaller than last year's record crop.
July 25, 2014 – AgriMarketing

Equipment Leasing Finance Association Releases Reports
It was a good week for the $827 billion equipment financing sector based on a pair of reports from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.
July 25, 2014 – Compact Equipment

Doosan Portable Power Remanufactures 100th Compressor
The Doosan Portable Power Certified Remanufacturing Program recently restored the 100th air compressor to like-new condition.
July 25, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Eaton In China Commercial Vehicle Clutch Venture
Eaton and China's Shaanxi Fast Gear Co. Ltd. (SFGW) announced they have signed a joint venture agreement to support the growing commercial vehicle clutch market in China.
July 25, 2014 – Diesel Progress

7 critical trade show mistakes you're making and don't know it
Each year, it's estimated that more than 1 billion people attend more than 20,000 trade show exhibitions worldwide with the intention of gathering information and purchasing products or services.
July 25, 2014 – IAEE

Donaldson names new Vice President, Latin America
Donaldson Company Inc., announces that it has appointed Guillermo Briseño, Vice President, Latin America effective August 1st.
July 25, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Gorman Rupp Posts Moderate Q2 Increase
Pump manufacturer Gorman Rupp Co. posted $109.7 million in sales for the second quarter, a 3.1-percent increase compared to $106.4 million in the second quarter a year ago.
July 25, 2014 – RER

JCB Mud Run Raises $100,000 for Charity
More than 2,000 runners, riders and spectators participated in JCB's third annual Mud Run and first Dig the Ride cycling event at the company's North American headquarters in Savannah, Ga.
July 25, 2014 – RER

Atlas Copco Rental Names Vice President of Fleet
Atlas Copco Rental has named Edward McHale vice president of fleet, located at the Atlas Copco Rental North America head office in LaPorte, Texas.
July 25, 2014 – RER

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