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Uruguay's new president outlines infra plans (Login Required)
Uruguay will create a national infrastructure system to direct public-private investments in the country, President Tabaré Vázquez said in his first address to the nation after taking office on Sunday (Mar. 1).
March 3, 2015 – BNAmericas

ANALYSIS: Bolivia, Uruguay and the Rocha deepwater port (Login Required)
Uruguay and Bolivia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) granting the latter country access to the planned US$1bn deepwater port of Rocha.
March 2, 2015 – BNAmericas

Former Ag Secretaries Urge Congress to Pass TPA
A bipartisan group of former U.S. Agriculture Secretaries, representing all past administrations since President Jimmy Carter, issued an open letter on Friday urging Congress to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).
March 1, 2015 – AgWired

India pledges infrastructure spending to help economy 'fly'
India's finance minister pledged major investment in infrastructure on Saturday, saying it was time for the economy to "fly", as he unveiled the new right-wing government's first full budget.
February 28, 2015 – AFP

Aggregates Production Rose 7 Percent in Fourth Quarter
An estimated 540 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2014, an increase of 7 percent compared with that of the same period of 2013.
February 28, 2015 – Rock Products

Slowdown takes root
Canada's farm-equipment industry is suffering through sagging sales and job losses as low grain prices and dwindling exports take a chunk out of the farming trade.
February 28, 2015 – Winnipag Free Press

Best of Eventtech with Caterpillar's Archie Lyons
In this episode of EM All Access, Caterpillar Creative Director Archie Lyons talks about how-and why-his brand is amplifying its product demos through unconventional viral videos.
February 27, 2015 – Event Marketer

Essex Rental Delays Release of Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Crane rental specialist Essex Crane Rental has delayed the release of its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 operating results, as well as its related management conference call, to a not-yet-determined date.
February 27, 2015 – RER

Hertz Equipment Rental Posts 3-Percent Fourth Quarter Jump
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. posted worldwide revenue of $413 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, a 3-percent increase compared to the previous year.
February 27, 2015 – RER

Major Wire names Burch as new dealer
Major Wire Industries named Burch Materials & Supplies as its newest aggregates and mining screen media dealer.
February 27, 2015 – Pit & Quarry

Global construction outlook is bright, Timetric predicts
The global construction industry has regained growth momentum, with the pace of expansion accelerating from an annual average of 2.7 per cent a year in 2011-2013 to 3.1 per cent in 2014, according to a latest analysis from Timetric's Construction Intelligence Center (CIC).
February 27, 2015 – On-Site

Eaton's Astrid Mozes recognized as one of the top women in manufacturing
Power management company Eaton announces that The Manufacturing Institute awarded Astrid Mozes, Chief Technology Officer, Hydraulics Group, Eaton, the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award for her achievement in the manufacturing industry.
February 27, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Krone Posts 9% Gain in Revenue with 11% Increase in Exports
The Krone Group reported sales of more than ?1.6 billion ($1.8 billion) for the last financial year, which represents an increase of 9% on the previous year's figure of around ?1.5 billion ($1.7 billion).
February 27, 2015 – Farm Equipment

New Chairman for Deutz
Deutz AG has announced that Lars-Göran Moberg, chairman of the Cologne, Germany engine manufacturer's supervisory board, has resigned for personal reasons.
February 27, 2015 – Diesel Progress

State DOTs Plan Ways to Cope With Uncertain Federal Funds
With federal highway authorizations due to expire in three months, and no replacement bill even introduced yet in Congress, some state agencies are postponing highway contract bid lettings and others are drawing up contingency plans that could delay project starts, officials say.
February 27, 2015 – ENR

Iowa State Gas Increase Signed into Law This Week
A 10 cents-per-gallon state gas tax increase signed into law Feb. 25 by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) is the latest in a series of initiatives recently put forward by state governments to boost infrastructure funding, according to a new report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
February 27, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

1st Qtr: Buhler's Revenues Down 12%, Net Earnings Down 68%
Revenue for the quarter was $60.1 million, the fourth best in Company history, down $8.8 million from the prior year. As anticipated, the high inventory levels in North America, low commodity prices as well as the political uncertainty in Eastern Europe have led to a decline in sales.
February 27, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Lobbying Powerhouses Duke It Out Over Ex-Im Reauthorization
Representatives of more than 600 manufacturers and businesses from 41 states descended on Capitol Hill Wednesday to encourage lawmakers to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
February 27, 2015 – The Daily Caller

São Paulo court freezes OAS shares in Brazilian stadium (Login Required)
A court in Brazil's São Paulo state has frozen shares of Brazilian engineering group OAS which link to its business with the Fonte Nova stadium in Bahia state capital Salvador.
February 27, 2015 – BNamericas

Maschio Gaspardo acquires remaining shares of hay equipment manufacturer Feraboli
Maschio Gaspardo Group-Italian manufacturing leader in the production of agricultural equipment such as tillage, seeding, crop protection and landscaping-announces the acquisition of the remaining 40% of shares of Feraboli Spa to hold the entire 100%.
February 26, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

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