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Integration projects to spur LatAm port sector (Login Required)
Some of Latin America's most exciting port development projects do not actually consider port infrastructure, but rather integration works connecting South America's Atlantic and Pacific coasts.
August 27, 2015 – BNamericas

Five-year outlook for US construction industry looks brighter
According to a new report by Timetric's Construction Intelligence Center (CIC), the US construction industry is set to pick up over the next five years.
August 27, 2015 – World Highways

New road development planned for Siberia
The authorities have set out plans for significant investment in Siberia's roads.
August 27, 2015 – World Highways

Indonesian equipment market heading for recovery
The Indonesian construction equipment market is on a path to sustained recovery, following three years of sharp declines, according to specialist market intelligence company Off-Highway Research
August 26, 2015 – International Construction

Strongco to Represent SDLG Wheel Loaders in Atlantic Provinces
Less than one year after expanding its range of construction equipment to include SDLG wheel loaders, Canadian distributor Strongco is rolling out the brand to additional locations in the Maritimes.
August 26, 2015 – RER

Total to pull out of coal
The world's fifth-largest energy company Total will no longer produce coal after selling off its last mining affiliate, Total Coal South Africa.
August 26, 2015 – Mining World

The Toro Company Names President and Chief Operating Officer
The Toro Company announced that Richard M. Olson has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer effective September 1, 2015.
August 26, 2015 –

Finning and IronPlanet Join Forces to Expand Cat Auction Services in Canada
IronPlanet and Finning International Inc., the largest Cat dealer in the world, today announced that Finning has agreed to jointly market used heavy equipment through Cat Auction Services, IronPlanet's unreserved auction marketplace.
August 26, 2015 –

CNH Announces Layoffs at Grand Island, Neb., Plant
CNH Industrial announced Monday that it will reduce the manufacturing workforce at its Grand Island, Neb., plant in response to market conditions, reports The Grand Island Independent.
August 26, 2015 – Farm Equipment

New bridge connection from Nigeria to Cameroon
A new bridge is being built linking Cameroon and Nigeria and spanning the Cross River where it forms the border between the two countries.
August 26, 2015 – World Highways

U.S. slashes forecast for 2015 farm incomes
U.S. farm incomes will drop by more than half from their peak two years ago, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates issued on Tuesday that signal deeper pain for sellers of agricultural equipment and land.
August 26, 2015 – Drovers Cattlenetwork

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Up Two Percent In July
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in July, and demand in a key category that tracks business investment plans jumped by the largest amount in 13 months.
August 26, 2015 –

The Rental Show to celebrate 60 years of the American Rental Association
In March 1955, a group of 21 rental business owners from throughout the Midwest met in Moline, Ill., to establish what is today the American Rental Association (ARA).
August 26, 2015 – Compact Equipment

The Rental Show to celebrate 60 years of the American Rental Association
In March 1955, a group of 21 rental business owners from throughout the Midwest met in Moline, Ill., to establish what is today the American Rental Association (ARA).
August 26, 2015 – Compact Equipment

Driverless truck to aid construction work-zone safety
The first driverless vehicle to hit U.S. highways is going to be a truck, not a car, and it is expected to hit construction sites in Florida later this year.
August 26, 2015 – Roads & Bridges

TCC launches radio campaign for highway funding
The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) launched a radio advertising campaign aimed at encouraging members of the House of Representatives to pass a multi-year highway and public transit investment bill.
August 26, 2015 – Pit & Quarry

Study says global demand for cement to reach 5.2 billon metric tons in 2019
World Cement, a study conducted by The Freedonia Group, projects world demand for cement to rise 4.5 percent per year to 5.2 billion metrics tons in 2019.
August 26, 2015 – Pit & Quarry

Clinton Backs Corn-Based Fuel in Rural Economic Plan
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is emphasizing investment in small towns to help strengthen rural America as part of a plan released after she was endorsed by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
August 26, 2015 – AgWeb

Peru to invest US$200mn in free trade zone infrastructure
Peru is on track to invest a total US$200mn in free trade zone infrastructure along its Pacific coast, a senior government official said.
August 26, 2015 – BNamericas

Oshkosh Wins Humvee Replacement Contract
Representing one of the largest and most competitive land-based military contracts awarded in at least the last decade, the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has awarded Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corp. company, a $6.7 billion firm fixed price production contract to manufacture the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV).
August 25, 2015 – Diesel Progrress

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