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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

 

Timber harvests climbing
Timber harvests in North America were up for the fourth consecutive year in 2013, reaching 510 million m3, based on analysis by WRI.
October 1, 2014 – Wood Business

Albania borrows $150 million to improve power grid
The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states.
October 1, 2014 – Utility Products

Advocates mark last gas tax hike anniversary
Transportation advocates marked the 21st anniversary of the last increase in the federal gas tax on Wednesday as they lamented the lack of movement in the levy that is used to pay for infrastructure improvements in recent years.
October 1, 2014 – The Hill

KHL and Conexpo Latin America partner on road building conference
KHL Group and its magazine Construction Latin America (CLA) are partnering with the Conexpo Latin America exhibition to organise the Latin American Road Building conference in Santiago, Chile, on Tuesday 20 October, 2015, the day before the start of Conexpo Latin America.
October 1, 2014 – Construction Europe

M&M farm division sells 27,321 units in domestic market in Sept
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd's Farm Equipment Sector (FES) sold 27,321 units in September in the domestic market, recording a 1 per cent rise from 25,922 units sold during the same month a year ago.
October 1, 2014 – Hindu Business Line

M&M farm division sells 27,321 units in domestic market in Sept
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd's Farm Equipment Sector (FES) sold 27,321 units in September in the domestic market, recording a 1 per cent rise from 25,922 units sold during the same month a year ago.
October 1, 2014 – Hindu Business Line

Crane Operator Testing Will Continue, Examiners Say
Representatives of standardized testing companies say that crane-operator exams will continue to be administered, though possibly at a slower pace, as the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration re-examines contentious certification language in its cranes-and-derricks regulation.
October 1, 2014 – ENR

Deere Announces Global Leadership Changes
Deere & Company announced Oct.1 changes to its senior leadership team that will take place after the retirement of James A. Israel, president of John Deere Financial-the company's global financial services division headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.
October 1, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Case Construction Equipment has appointed Cowan Bros as its full-line dealer for Northern Ireland
From its new site in Mallusk, near Belfast, Cowan Bros will offer a full range of Case machines, together with parts and service support.
October 1, 2014 – The Construction Index

Construction spending dips 0.8% in August due to fall in nonresidential
U.S. construction spending saw its second dip of the year in August, falling 0.8 percent.
October 1, 2014 – Equipment World

Manufacturing in U.S. Cools as Factories Settle Into More Sustainable Expansion
American factories capped their strongest quarter in more than three years, even with the rate of growth easing in September, as manufacturing helps the U.S. economy withstand slower global markets.
October 1, 2014 – Bloomberg

Western Equipment Dealers Assn Announces New VP
The Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA), an international trade association representing equipment dealers since 1889, has announced the selection of Andrew P. Phillips as its new Vice President, SouthWestern Region.
October 1, 2014 – AgriMarketing

JCB Adds New Chicago Area Parts Center
JCB has officially opened its newest North American parts distribution center in Aurora, Ill.
October 1, 2014 – AED News

Minister: Mexico City needs over a year to fix metro
Mexico City's No. 12 metro line is not due to fully reopen until November 2015, some 18 months after it was shut down amid safety fears.
October 1, 2014 – BNamericas

Brazil planning US$980mn waterway PPP
Brazil's federal government is planning a public-private partnership (PPP) for phase one of a 2.4bn-real (US$979mn) waterway project.
October 1, 2014 – Bnamericas

Brazil postpones Rio port works bid deadline
Brazil's special ports department SEP extended its bid submission deadline for a tender to carry out channel works at Rio de Janeiro port, according to a federal government release.
October 1, 2014 – BNamericas

New Malaysian highway projects planned for 2015
Malaysia is planning a series of new hew highway construction projects that will commence in 2015.
September 30, 2014 – World Highways

Belarus boosting transport budget
Belarus is boosting its transportation budget in a bid to develop its road and highway links.
September 30, 2014 – World Highways

Vactor Mfg. Expands Manufacturing Facility
Vactor Manufacturing, producers of sewer and catch basin cleaners, industrial vacuum loaders and vacuum excavators featuring innovative technology and custom configurable designs, announced the expansion and improvements of the company's primary manufacturing facility.
September 30, 2014 – Underground Construction

Case Construction recognizes "Diamond Dealer" award winners
As a part of its North American Construction Equipment Partnership Program, Case Construction Equipment announced its 2014 "Diamond Dealer" award winners.
September 30, 2014 – Pit & Quarry

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