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Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Jul 25, 2014

Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Despite a dip in sales and continued soft demand for mining equipment, Caterpillar today announced a 4-percent increase in profit during the second quarter. The company today announced profits of $999 million, or $1.57 per share, for the second quarter ending ...

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Fluid workforce continued in 2013

Jan 02, 2014

Fluid workforce continued in 2013

While many workers in the United States aggregates industry have worked for only one or two companies, the market continued to experience a fair amount of volatility throughout 2013. According to the 2013-14 Aggregates Manager Forecast Survey, fewer than one in ...

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Report highlights European construction materials market

Feb 08, 2013

Report highlights European construction materials market

A new report from Research and Markets, "Construction Materials in Europe" profiles the leading players in the market, covers recent market size, and provides a market forecast through 2016. In 2011, the European construction market had total revenues of $86.1 ...

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New equipment plans for the new year

Jan 01, 2013

New equipment plans for the new year

Each year, through our Aggregates Manager Forecast Survey, we ask operators to share information about current business results, as well as predictions for the coming year. We ask a series of questions about production trends, business ratings, and capital expenditure plans. In ...

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The Trickle Effect

Jan 01, 2010

Stimulus funds were intended to jumpstart public construction, but their impact appears to be over-promised and under-delivered. An Aggregates Manager survey shows widespread production decreases and layoffs despite federal initiatives. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief A snapshot of the aggregates industry during 2009 ...

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