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Caterpillar to lay off 240 workers at Illinois mining plants

Caterpillar to lay off 240 workers at...

- Jan 12, 2015

Caterpillar will lay off 240 workers across two of its Illinois plants as the company continues to cope with a ...

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John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the power

John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks...

- Jan 12, 2015

By EPA mandate, almost every new machine introduced today includes a Tier 4 final emissions reduction system. So what really ...

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John Deere’s 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders

John Deere’s 244K and 324K compact wheel...

- Jan 09, 2015

John Deere’s newest compact machines, the 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders, deliver features specifically requested by the company’s customers, ...

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Construction adds 48,000 workers in December, employment up 5 percent YOY

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December,...

- Jan 09, 2015

The construction industry added Americans to its workforce in every month of 2014, an employment streak capped by an addition ...

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Plan and prepare for a safe 2015

Plan and prepare for a safe 2015

- Jan 09, 2015

In 2014, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports that 24 fatalities occurred at metal/non-metal mines; the highest number ...

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Gravel mine in Minnesota to operate 24/7

Gravel mine in Minnesota to operate 24/7

- Jan 08, 2015

  Dakota Aggregates has received permission to run its UMore Park operation in Rosemount, Minnesota, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, due ...

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Sen. Boxer wants GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not Keystone

Sen. Boxer wants GOP to focus on Highway...

- Jan 08, 2015

It's clear that one of Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) top priorities is to fix the Highway Trust Fund before it ...

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Silvi Group donates turkeys during the holidays

Silvi Group donates turkeys during the...

- Jan 08, 2015

  Sahara Sand and Gibraltar Rock, aggregate operations owned by the Silvi Group, donated turkeys to several volunteer firefighters during the holidays. Sahara ...

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Holt Cat president and COO ends 43-year career with company

Holt Cat president and COO ends 43-year...

- Jan 07, 2015

Holt Cat's President and COO Allyn Archer retired from the company on Dec. 31 2014, after spending 43 years with the company. He ...

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Diesel hits lowest point since Nov. 2010

Diesel hits lowest point since Nov. 2010

- Jan 07, 2015

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell in the week ended Jan. 5 to $3.137, according ...

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