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LiuGong, Cummins form strategic alliance

Apr 13, 2012

LiuGong Construction Machinery and Cummins have formed a strategic alliance that provides LiuGong dealers with the opportunity to become certified and authorized Cummins Service Providers. Cummins has been a long-time partner and supplier of engines for LiuGong products. Dan Collins, deputy ...

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Ritchie Bros. conduct massive heavy equipment auction

Apr 13, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers plans to conduct a massive three-day heavy equipment auction in Edmonton, AB on April 24 - 26, 2012. More than 4,300 heavy equipment items and trucks will be sold in the auction, including one of the largest selections ...

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New Holland reaches skid steer milestone

Apr 13, 2012

New Holland reaches skid steer milestone

      New Holland Construction celebrates 40 years of manufacturing skid-steer loaders. The company’s skid-steer loader category began in 1972 with the introduction of the L35. Today, New Holland skid-steer loaders are sold in 120 countries around the world through New Holland Construction ...

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Construction employment rises

Mar 09, 2012

The construction industry was up 21,000 jobs in January, likely due to two months of unseasonably mild winter weather. The Associated General Contractors of America released data attributing the higher temperatures to the two-year high in employment for the industry. However, ...

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Nonresidential construction employment increases

Jan 09, 2012

Nonresidential construction employment increased in December by 17,000 despite a 16-percent decrease in overall construction employment. Associated General Contractors of America officials said unseasonably warm weather likely extended the construction season, benefiting construction employment. “Nonresidential construction is clearly driving last month’s ...

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ARTBA: Salary, wage information benchmarked

Oct 03, 2011

The 2011 U.S. Highway, Street & Bridge Construction Salary & Hourly Wage Guides from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) benchmarks salary and wage information for 112 occupations in the transportation design and construction industry, including management, engineering, ...

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Caterpillar announces new parts distribution center in Spokane, Washington

Jun 24, 2011

Caterpillar Logistics Services on June 24 announced plans to open a new parts distribution center in Spokane, Washington. The new facility will span more than a half million square feet and is part of the North American multi-year expansion and ...

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Yokohama Tire Corp. names new president

May 26, 2011

Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC) announced that Yasushi Tanaka will be the company’s new president and CEO, effective June 29. Tanaka succeeds Takao Oishi, who has been at the helm of YTC since April 2008. Tanaka, 52, comes to YTC from parent ...

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United Rentals to partner with National Hispanic Construction Association

May 26, 2011

United Rentals announced its new partnership as an official sponsor of the National Hispanic Construction Association (NHCA). United Rentals will support the NHCA in its mission to provide educational, professional, and technical resources to members of state and regional Hispanic ...

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SAF-Holland opens Aftermarket Distribution Center in Cincinnati

May 19, 2011

SAF-Holland opens Aftermarket Distribution Center in Cincinnati

SAF-Holland recently opened its new 85,000 square foot Aftermarket Parts Distribution Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The facility will supply replacement parts to SAF-Holland distribution centers and customers throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The location of the new Aftermarket Parts Distribution Center ...

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John Deere updates construction website

May 19, 2011

John Deere Construction & Forestry recently enhanced its North American construction website to better serve its key audiences. The new site’s features include easier-to-navigate functionality and even more interactivity. The update, which is part of a larger JohnDeere.com upgrade, features a more customer-friendly, ...

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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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