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Peru pushing to complete hospital, school investments (login required)
Peru's government said it plans to invest 900mn soles (US$265mn) this year in hospitals and other healthcare facilities in provinces as President Ollanta Humala accelerates infrastructure spending in his last six months in office.
November 21, 2016 – BNamericas

Mexico border airport to open soon to boost tourism (required login)
The government of the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua will soon inaugurate a new airport to boost tourism in the region.
November 14, 2016 – BNamericas

Panama receives record IDB assistance in 2015 (login required)
This assistance is part of the US$2bn credit line the multilateral development bank has earmarked for the country for 2015-19, and comes on the heels of a "record" US$600mn disbursed to Panama in 2015, IDB representative for Central America Fídel Jaramillo was quoted as saying by online news agency ANPanamá.
February 11, 2016 – BNamericas

Italy seeing growth in construction machine sales
The Italian manufacturers of construction machines are seeing positive developments in market demand for off highway equipment.
February 10, 2016 – World Highways

Bolivia progressing with Cochabamba highway (login required)
Bolivia's government will begin work this year on a highway in Cochabamba department, part of President Evo Morales' drive to upgrade the landlocked Andean country's infrastructure.
February 10, 2016 – BNamericas

With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to raise gas tax
Gas prices are continuing to drop to historic lows, and there's really no sign the trend will reverse any time soon. With that in mind, President Barack Obama thinks now is as good a time as any to raise the gas tax.
February 9, 2016 – Equipment World

European operator licence plans move forward
Plans to create a European Crane Operator Licence (ECOL) are on schedule and making good progress following a successful meeting of the scheme's expert working group at Mammoet's Training Centre in the Netherlands, in the first week of February.
February 9, 2016 – International Cranes

FAA Bill Includes Increase for Airport Construction
On Feb. 3, House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) introduced his long-awaited Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill, the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act (AIRR Act, H.R. 4441).
February 9, 2016 – AED News

Palfinger up nearly 16%
Revenue at Palfinger was up 15.7 % to new record high of ?1,230 million (US$ 1,374 million) in 2015.
February 9, 2016 – International Cranes

Dryburgh steps down at Strongco
Strongco Corporation has announced that Strongco and Mr. Robert Dryburgh have reached an agreement whereby Mr. Dryburgh will step down from the position of President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
February 9, 2016 – Canadian Rental Service

Spanish firm keen to develop Chilean projects
Spanish infrastructure firm Abertis is keen to develop a series of projects in Chile. In all the projects are worth over US$900 million.
February 9, 2016 – World Highways

Kolberg-Pioneer wins Astec Founder's Award
Kolberg-Pioneer has received the Astec Industries Founder's Award for outstanding performance during 2015.
February 9, 2016 – Demolition & Recycling International

Sunbelt acquires Okotoks Rentals
Sunbelt Rentals has continued its expansion into Canada with the recent purchase Okotoks Rentals of Okotoks, Alta., on Dec. 31.
February 9, 2016 – Canadian Rental Service

Four Pieces of Telematics Data that Generate Quick Profit
Now that virtually all new earthmoving machines come with telematics systems that automatically, wirelessly communicate data from their on-board computers to you, the most-productive, lowest-cost contractors are applying that intel to gain competitive advantages.
February 9, 2016 –

Tadano revenue rises again
Sales at Tadano for the first nine months of the 2015 financial year to the end of December 2015 were up 3.2 % on the same period of the previous year compared with a 15.4 % increase for same period a year before that.
February 9, 2016 – International Cranes

Manitou welcomes new dealer
Manitou has welcomed Western Pacific Crane & Equipment to its dealer network.
February 9, 2016 – Access, Lift & Handlers

Manitou welcomes new dealer
Manitou has welcomed Western Pacific Crane & Equipment to its dealer network.
February 9, 2016 – Access, Lift & Handlers

Hilti wins TCA 2015 Innovation Award
Hilti has been awarded the 2015 "Best of the Best" Innovation Award by the Toronto Construction Association (TCA). This award is in recognition of the innovative Hilti X-Change Module (X-CM) core bit.
February 9, 2016 – Canadian Rental Service

AGCO Corp. Wins Six 2016 AE50 Awards
Innovative new technologies from AGCO Corporation garnered six 2016 AE50 Awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).
February 9, 2016 – OEM Off-Highway

Terramac Appoints Enviro Services as Authorized Dealer
Terramac expands its representation in the North American market by including Enviro Services as part of its dealer network. Enviro Services will represent the Terramac product line in northern Louisiana.
February 9, 2016 – Construction Equipment Guide

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