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AEM's Industry News brings you the latest news stories from across the Web on the companies, issues, trends and technologies that affect your business.

Recent Articles


Alcoa plans $60M 3D manufacturing expansion in Pennsylvania
Alcoa is spending $60 million to expand its three-dimensional manufacturing capabilities at a technical center in the Pittsburgh suburbs.
September 4, 2015 – AP

Mexico investing US$1.7bn in rail infrastructure in 2015
The Mexican government will this year invest some 29.7bn pesos (US$1.7bn) to expand rail infrastructure in the country.
September 4, 2015 – BNamericas

Brazil approves 41 companies to prepare highways concession (login required)
Brazil's transport ministry has approved 41 companies to conduct technical studies aimed at preparing a 1.9bn-real (US$514mn) concession for federal highways BR-262 and BR-381 in Minas Gerais state.
September 3, 2015 – BNamericas

3 ways big data is changing the future of manufacturing
Everyone is talking about big data nowadays - and yes, our databases are immense. A gigabyte used to sound like a lot. Today, we talk about terabytes without blinking.
September 3, 2015 – Global Manufacturing

H&E Opens San Jose Branch
H&E Equipment Services has opened a new branch in San Jose, Calif., joining seven other full-service H&E operations in California and 72 stores nationwide.
September 2, 2015 – RER

Sunbelt Rentals Revenue Jumps 29 Percent in Fiscal First Quarter
Sunbelt Rentals posted $820.8 million in revenue in its first fiscal quarter of 2015 ended July 31, compared to $638.4 million in the same period a year ago, a 28.6-percent hike.
September 2, 2015 – RER

Spotlight on Megan Tanel, CEM & 2015 Chairperson of the IAEE Board of Directors
IAEE sat down with Megan Tanel, CEM and 2015 Chairperson of the IAEE Board of Directors for a chat about her involvement with the organization and her journey in the exhibitions industry. Megan is the Vice President of Exhibitions and Events for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and is in charge of CONEXPO-CON/AGG, ICUEE, World of Asphalt, IFPE, CONEXPO Latin America, Bauma CONEXPO Africa, Bauma CONEXPO India shows.
September 2, 2015 – IAEE

Tennessee Considers Investing in Transportation Jobs
Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's need to spend more on transportation projects.
September 2, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

AT&T to provide telematics services for Sany America
AT&T is now providing Sany America telematics services that enable the company to monitor and manage its heavy equipment machinery in North America.
September 1, 2015 – AED News

JCB Names Minnesota Company to Dealer Network
JCB has named Jungclaus Implement, Glencoe, Minn., to its dealership network.
September 1, 2015 – RER

Doosan Adds Heavy Equipment Dealer in Elk City, Okla.
Doosan has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Bobcat of Elk City (Oklahoma) as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan heavy equipment.
September 1, 2015 – RER

Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group holds cooperation seminar
Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group Co. (XCMG) recently held the Cooperation Seminar on Infrastructure Project as part of the "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR) initiative.
September 1, 2015 – AED News

Administration asked to suspend WOTUS enforcement nationwide
Some producer groups are asking the Obama administration to suspend enforcement of its new Clean Water Act rule until a court case is resolved.
September 1, 2015 – AgriPulse

Vilsack, Wyden rally to bolster support for 'fire borrowing' legislation
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., held a teleconference Friday afternoon from Oregon, where wildfires are raging, to stress the necessity of reforming the wildfire suppression budget.
September 1, 2015 – AgriPulse

Chinese funding for Senegal road project
Chinese funding will help deliver the construction of a major new road project in Senegal.
September 1, 2015 – World Highways

New road and tunnel project planned for Sweden
Swiss firm Implenia has won the contract to construct the first section of Stockholm's new bypass in a deal worth ?216.7 million.
September 1, 2015 – World Highways

Colombia: Increased infrastructure investment still not enough (login required)
Colombia's turnaround has been nothing short of a modern-day success story, resting largely in efforts to strengthen security within the country and benefitted by the commodity boom which took off in the mid-2000s.
September 1, 2015 – BNamericas

Great Plains Announces Management Changes
Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., is pleased to announce the following personnel updates.
August 31, 2015 – Farm Equipment

Wyoming Ethanol Plant To Suspend Operations
The only ethanol plant in Wyoming will shut down because it can't compete with lower gasoline prices, an official says.
August 31, 2015 –

Delmarva Power seeks approval in Virginia for proposed 138-kV line
Delmarva Power & Light on Aug. 24 filed with Virginia state regulators an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to build the Virginia portion of a new 30.9-mile, 138-kV transmission line from Delmarva Power's Piney Grove substation in Wicomico County, Md., to its Wattsville substation in Accomack County, Va.
August 31, 2015 – Utility Products

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