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Vacuworx Honored with Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting
Vacuworx, a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of vacuum-lifting technology and material-handling equipment, has received the 2014 Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting.
April 13, 2014 – AED News

Construction Underway on New Holland Pavilions
The first shovels of dirt were turned today in a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of construction on the New Holland Pavilions at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.
April 11, 2014 – Farm Equipment

Engine firm Deutz is celebrating 150th anniversary
Engine manufacturer Deutz is celebrating its 150th anniversary.
April 11, 2014 – World Highways

Volvo Penta to help power 2014 FIFA World Cup
Stemac has announced that it will use Volvo Penta-equipped gensets to deliver electricity at several of this summer's 2014 FIFA World Cup games in Brazil.
April 11, 2014 –

Caterpillar is developing its Chinese operations further
Caterpillar has carried out an official renaming ceremony for the Chinese operation formerly titled Shandong Shangong Engineering Mechanics Co.
April 10, 2014 – World Highways

Volvo Group opens training university
Volvo Group's own university has officially opened. The Volvo Group University is located in Arendal in Gothenburg and will be the center of further education and competency activities for the group's 110,000 employees for the entire global operation.
April 9, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Metso opens mining service centres in Peru and Mexico
Metso continues to expand its industry-leading global service center network by opening mining service centers in Peru and Mexico.
April 9, 2014 – Mining World

Kobelco affirms European presence
Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe BV officially opened its recently established European headquarters in Almere, Netherlands on April 8, 2014, an event that was followed by its first dealer conference since the company returned to Europe.
April 9, 2014 – Demolition & Recycling International

Mack Trucks Names Brian Layman Vice President, Business Development
Mack Trucks named Brian Layman its new vice president of Business Development.
April 9, 2014 –

Volvo Suspends Russian Tank Project
Volvo has reconsidered a February 2013 agreement it made with Russia's state-owned Uralvagonzavod to build an armored infantry fighting vehicle.
April 8, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Volvo Penta Names Sweet VP Industrial Sales
Volvo Penta has appointed Shawn Sweet as vice president of Industrial Sales. In this role, Sweet oversees the company's engine business for the off-road versatile (VE) and power generation (GE) applications.
April 8, 2014 – Diesel Progress

Cat Lays Off 60 At South Milwaukee Mining Plant
Reflecting the current state of the mining equipment industry, Caterpillar Inc. has laid off about 60 more employees at its South Milwaukee, Wis. plant, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
April 7, 2014 – Diesel Progress

Atlas Copco Consolidating Mining Ops
Atlas Copco said it plans to move the operations of two of its mining equipment production facilities in Sweden to a center in Írebro, Sweden.
April 7, 2014 – Diesel Progress

Wacker Neuson Remains on Expansion Path in 2014
In spite of difficult market conditions, Munich-based light and compact construction equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson managed to further increase group revenue and profitability in 2013. Having reached its targets for 2013, Wacker Neuson now aims to remain on this growth path through 2014.
April 6, 2014 – AED

IronPlanet is Apparent High Bidder for U.S. Department of Defense Rolling Stock Surplus Contract
IronPlanet, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment, announced April 4, it is the apparent high bidder pending final confirmation and award for a contract with the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to manage and sell rolling stock surplus assets of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) (Surplus Contract).
April 6, 2014 – AED

Komatsu Files for Termination of its Reporting Obligations Under The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Tetsuji Ohashi) hereby announces that the company filed for termination of its reporting obligations April 1, under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), as below.
April 6, 2014 – AED

Manitowoc showing first crane built in Latin America at Expomin 2014
Expomin 2014 will feature a special crane from Manitowoc - the first Grove rough-terrain crane model to be fully produced at its factory in Passo Fundo, Brazil.
April 5, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Volvo goes dark for Earth Hour
Volvo Construction Equipment in Shippensburg went dark for an hour to observe Earth Hour on March 29. Turning the lights off at the Shippensburg facility is just a part of Volvo Group's worldwide effort that started at Volvo's Asian facilities and made its way across all time zones through the day.
April 4, 2014 – Chambersburg Public Opinion

Alamo Group Acquires Kellands Agricultural Ltd
Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE: ALG) announced today that its European subsidiary Alamo Group Europe Ltd. has acquired Kellands Agricultural Ltd. and its subsidiary Multidrive Tractors Ltd., based near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in England.
April 4, 2014 – AgriMarketing

Atlas Copco earns recognition for ethics
For the second consecutive year, equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.
April 3, 2014 – Site Prep

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