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Tips for properly removing equipment from winter storage

Jun 19, 2012

In Takeuchi's quarterly newsletter for this Summer, the company's National Warranty Manager Gary Bryan offers some helpful steps to take before it comes time to  turn the ignition key after a piece of equipment's winter slumber. "The bottom line is this: ...

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Michelin adds new Earthmover tire plant

Apr 17, 2012

Michelin is breaking ground next week on a new Earthmover tire manufacturing plant in Anderson County, S.C. The company is also expanding its existing Earthmover tire facility in Lexington, S.C. The two projects represent a $750 million investment and will create ...

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Manitou Americas invests in S.D. training facility

Apr 17, 2012

Manitou Americas has invested in a dedicated training facility for its XPRT Training department at its Madison, S.D., location. The facility, consisting of a 8,100-square-foot indoor training space and a 62,000-square-foot outdoor demo area, hosts sales and service training courses for ...

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ProPickup Truck Expo debuts at the 2012 Great American Trucking Show

Feb 08, 2012

The ProPickup Truck Expo, a new one-of-a-kind trade show that showcases pickups and accessories used in construction, trucking, landscaping, and other hard-working industries, will take place Aug. 22-24, 2012, as part of the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) held annually ...

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Case upgrades N Series loader/backhoes to Tier 4 Interim

Feb 01, 2012

Case upgrades N Series loader/backhoes to Tier 4 Interim

        Case Construction rolled out, at World of Concrete 2012 in Las Vegas, upgrades to its Case N Series loader/backhoes that include the application of cooled exhaust gas recirculation (CEGR) emissions-control technology to achieve Tier 4 Interim certification, ...

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Iowa Overlay: Concrete on asphalt overlay upgrades farm-to-market road

Jan 03, 2012

Oak Crest Hill Road South East in Johnson County, Iowa, appears to be just a typical farm-to-market secondary road. But being one of 11 Iowa highway “stimulus” projects worth, in total, $13.7 million, makes it a little less ordinary. ...

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Sneak Peek: How long is recovery in a ‘Humpty Dumpty’ economy?

Dec 02, 2011

The good news is that the U.S. economy is growing — with the exception of the housing market — but the bad news is we’ve encountered the worst recession since the Great Depression, says Eugenio Aleman, director and senior economist ...

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Equipment operators showcase skills, precision at Case Triple Threat Rodeo

Sep 29, 2011

Equipment operators showcase skills, precision at Case Triple Threat Rodeo

At the Case Triple Threat Rodeo held on Sept. 16 at McCann Industries in Bolingbrook, Ill., (attended by editors from Aggregates Manager, Better Roads, and Equipment World), construction equipment operators tested their skills on the equipment by playing games, maneuvering ...

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Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission addresses contractor liability issues

Aug 30, 2011

Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission addresses contractor liability issues

  by Adele L. Abrams, president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C. One of the more frustrating legal issues confronting those in the mining industry has been the application of the Mine Act’s “strict liability” framework to situations involving ...

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CORRECTED NUMBERS Auburn study: Smoother pavements could save 3.3 billion gallons of fuel per year for U.S.

Jul 20, 2011

In a previously reported version of this press release, it was stated that improvements to smoothness of pavements could save 5 billion gallons of fuel. However, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has corrected its previously released press release with ...

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AEM, MSHA align for miner health and safety

Jul 18, 2011

AEM, MSHA align for miner health and safety

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) have reconfirmed their previously established alliance to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces related to miniing operations. AEM and MSHA established the alliance in January ...

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Cat exec alleges company demotion to avoid $2 billion in taxes

Jul 12, 2011

Former Caterpillar executive Daniel J. Schlicksup, a global tax strategy manager for Caterpillar from 2005 to 2008, sued the heavy equipment manufacturer, alleging that he was demoted so the company could avoid $2 billion in taxes from offshore investments. In Schlicksup ...

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