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An award-winning journalist, Lauren Heartsill Dowdle is the editor-at-large of Total Landscape Care magazine and the production editor of Better Roads magazine. Previously, she was the associate editor for Equipment World magazine. She joined the Randall-Reilly team in 2010 after graduating from the University of Alabama with a communications degree. You can reach Lauren at lheartsill.rrpub@gmail.com.

Construction spending tumbles to 10-year low

Feb 01, 2011

Construction spending fell 2.5 percent in December to a $788 billion seasonally adjusted annual rate, the lowest level in a decade, reports the Associated General Contractors of America in analysis of Census Bureau data. All three major categories – private ...

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View Caterpillar equipment on mobile phone

Jan 31, 2011

Caterpillar is making it easier and quicker for customers to access Cat product information from their mobile phones. New mobile Web sites and applications put rental equipment details, used equipment inventory, and new machine specifications at the fingertips of anyone ...

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Stu Angeli wins Wacker Neuson’s Trowel Challenge

Jan 31, 2011

Stu Angeli wins Wacker Neuson’s Trowel Challenge

Wacker Neuson held its third annual Trowel Challenge at the 2011 World of Concrete in Las Vegas. More than 150 trowel operators took this year’s challenge held in Wacker Neuson’s outdoor exhibit. The challenge tested the participants’ range of skills as ...

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Construction firms plan to hire, not cut, workers

Jan 25, 2011

More construction firms are planning to hire workers this year than are planning to make layoffs, according to a survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Navigant. While 55 percent of firms laid off staff and only 20 ...

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PPI for finished goods rises in December

Jan 20, 2011

The Producer Price Index for finished goods rose 1.1 percent in December, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This advance followed increases of 0.8 percent in November and 0.4 in October. It also marks the sixth straight rise in finished ...

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JCB adds Black JCB to dealer network

Jan 20, 2011

JCB’s North American dealer network expanded with the addition of Black JCB, a new division of Black Equipment Company. Black JCB will provide new and used equipment sales and rentals to the materials handling and construction industries, along with 24-hour ...

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Cat Auction facilitates Erreca’s dispersal

Jan 20, 2011

Cat Auction Services will hold an unreserved public auction featuring the complete dispersal of Erreca’s on Feb. 23. The auction, beginning at 9 a.m. at Erreca’s facility in Lakeside, California, marks the company’s first California-based auction since adding new California-based Cat ...

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Terex AWP manufactures Manitou products

Jan 20, 2011

Terex Aerial Work Platforms, following its agreement with Manitou, will manufacture 7.79-, 9.92- and 11.75-meter electrical slab scissors lifts for sale by Manitou respectively as the 78 SEC, 100 SEC and 120 SE. The agreement between Terex AWP, announced in April ...

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Volvo’s Working Iron Challenge to show reality of industry

Jan 20, 2011

Volvo’s Working Iron Challenge to show reality of industry

The Working Iron Challenge by Volvo Construction Equipment provides an online opportunity for publishing videos of people working hard, smart and safe on jobsites across the United States and Canada. The challenge is intended to portray the reality of construction ...

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Cat announces sweepstakes’ trip to see its vocational trucks

Jan 20, 2011

Caterpillar will unveil the first model in its full line of Cat vocational trucks, the Cat CT660, in Las Vegas at CONEXPO-CON/AG in March. As part of the celebration, Cat is holding an online sweepstakes featuring a trip to Las ...

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Zanetis Power Attachments becomes RoadHog

Jan 20, 2011

Zanetis Power Attachments changed its name to RoadHog to better identify its core product line and to enhance brand awareness, the company says. The company’s website has been redesigned and is now roadhog-inc.com. The company’s ownership remains the same, and nothing ...

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Leica Geosystems, GOMACO enter reseller agreement

Jan 20, 2011

Leica Geosystems, a manufacturer of stringless paving technology, entered into a definitive OEM value added reseller agreement with GOMACO, a manufacturer of concrete construction equipment. Under the terms of the agreement, GOMACO will sell, install and support Leica Geosystems’ Concrete Paving ...

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