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Allison Bass Joins Topcon
As of May 4, 2015, Allison Bass joined the Topcon Precision Agriculture business unit as Channel Marketing Manager - Agriculture.
May 22, 2015 – AgriMarketing

U.S. Farmland Prices Fall For 18th Consecutive Month
A longstanding survey of US farmland prices highlighted the large variability in the market, even as it clocked values falling for an 18th successive month, hurt in part by the dent from the strong dollar to US export prospects.
May 22, 2015 – AgriMarketing

1st Half: Deere's Sales Down 17%, Net Income Down 35%
Net income attributable to Deere & Company was $690.5 million, or $2.03 per share, for the second quarter ended April 30, compared with $980.7 million, or $2.65 per share, for the same period last year
May 22, 2015 – AgriMarketing

What will China gain from Brazil infra investment? (Login Required)
One of the goals of the world's most populous nation is to help Brazil cut its freight transportation costs by supporting the development of railway projects - and it's not an altruistic move.
May 21, 2015 – BNamericas

April Farm Machinery Sales Show Market Contrast
April retail sales of tractors and combines in the U.S. reflect the contrast between the livestock and crop production markets, with smaller tractors showing year-over-year increases and larger tractors and combines continuing to decline.
May 21, 2015 – AEM

Jobs, Safety Depend on Highway Trust Fund Fix
In April, my employer, Towmaster, Inc. based in Litchfield, Minnesota, sent me to Washington, D.C., to join my counterparts on the I Make America Advisory Committee.
May 21, 2015 – AEM

China's Gansu province and Lanzhou city expand road networks
In China's Gansu province, the city of Lanzhou has earmarked US$10.92 billion in the next six years.
May 20, 2015 – World Highways

JCB's 2014 results hit by weaker BRIC trading
UK construction equipment manufacturer JCB reports lower sales than in the previous financial year.
May 20, 2015 – World Highways

Art's Way Honored for ISU Transgenic Swine Facility
Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. announcef that Art's-Way Scientific was awarded a 2015 Award of Distinction by the Modular Building Institute (MBI), at the annual MBI World of Modular Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.
May 20, 2015 – USAgnet

Ag Equipment Manufacturers See Better Days Ahead
The latest Agritech Business Climate Index rose a surprising 7 points as global agricultural equipment manufacturers said they anticipate better business in the next six months.
May 20, 2015 – AEM

Construction drives first quarter gains in Eurozone
Construction across the 19 countries that share the euro rose in March and in the first quarter as a whole, an indication that businesses and households are becoming more willing to invest after years of caution.
May 20, 2015 – On-Site

Briggs & Stratton reports 1.5% sales decrease for third quarter fiscal 2015
Briggs & Stratton Corporation has announced financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended March 29, 2015.
May 20, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Comer Industries reports 6% turnover improvement for 2014 financial year
The Shareholders' Meeting approved 2014 consolidated financial statements of Comer Industries.
May 20, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Rik Kiddle joins Terex Finlay
Rik Kiddle has been appointed to the post of global business development and sales director at Terex Finlay.
May 20, 2015 – Demolition & Recycling International

Kobelco Releases Annual Fiscal 2014 Results
Kobelco Construction Machinery announced their annual results for fiscal year 2014.
May 20, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Atlas Copco Adds Dealers in Southern California
Atlas Copco announced that Clairemont Equipment, San Diego and Scott Equipment, Fontana, California, now carry Atlas Copco Road Construction equipment.
May 20, 2015 –

Peak JCB Joins JCB's North American Dealer Network
Peak JCB, a new JCB dealer headquartered in West Valley City, Utah, will offer a wide variety of equipment including the renowned backhoe, track, and wheel loaders, rough terrain forklifts, innovative compactors, hydraulic excavators and the world's safest skid steers.
May 20, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

Briggs & Stratton acquires Billy Goat Industries
Briggs & Stratton Corporation has announced that it has acquired U.S. based Billy Goat Industries, Inc.
May 20, 2015 – Canadian Rental Service

Japan's economy grows faster than expected
Japan's economy grew faster than expected between January and March, boosting hopes that the economy is recovering from last year's recession.
May 20, 2015 – BBC News

China, Brazil ink preliminary agreement for US$10bn railway (login required)
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff have signed a preliminary agreement for a 30bn-real (US$9.94bn) transcontinental railway that would run between Brazil and Peru's Pacific coast.
May 20, 2015 – BNamericas

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