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Peru pushing to complete hospital, school investments (login required)
Peru's government said it plans to invest 900mn soles (US$265mn) this year in hospitals and other healthcare facilities in provinces as President Ollanta Humala accelerates infrastructure spending in his last six months in office.
November 21, 2016 – BNamericas

Mexico border airport to open soon to boost tourism (required login)
The government of the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua will soon inaugurate a new airport to boost tourism in the region.
November 14, 2016 – BNamericas

Argentina's Macri reveals Jujuy, Salta works (login required)
Argentine President Mauricio Macri unveiled plans to carry out road construction and airport modernization works in the northern provinces of Jujuy and Salta.
February 9, 2016 – BNamericas

Ecuador inks port concession MOU with Turkey (login required)
Turkish terminal operator Yilport Holding appears close to securing a 50-year concession to upgrade and operate the Ecuadoran port of Bolívar.
February 8, 2016 – BNamericas

Gorman Rupp Posts Second Highest Revenues in Company's History in 2015
Pump manufacturer Gorman Rupp posted $98.8 million in net sales during the fourth quarter compared to a record $105 million during the fourth quarter of 2014, a 5.9-percent decrease.
February 7, 2016 – RER

Land Pride Celebrates 30th Anniversary
2016 marks 30 years in business for Land Pride, a division of Great Plains Mfg. Inc.
February 7, 2016 – Farm Equipment

Dollar's Drop Means Good News for Farmers
Skip right past Friday's drop in the grain, soy and livestock markets and look at the bright side this week: the U.S. dollar weakened at last.
February 6, 2016 – AG Web

Dodge Momentum Index shows improvement in January
The January Dodge Momentum Index rose 2.4 percent to 126.4 from its December reading of 123.4, reports Dodge Data & Analytics.
February 5, 2016 – Pit & Quarry

12 Nonresidential Subsectors Experienced Spending Decreases in December
Nonresidential construction spending dipped for a second consecutive month, falling 0.4% on a monthly basis in December, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
February 5, 2016 – forconstructionpros.com

Indonesian toll road projects moving ahead
Indonesia's toll road expansion programme is continuing to grow. Bidding is commencing for three toll road projects; the 83.9km Serang-Panimbang route in Banten, the 58.6km Cileunyi-Sumedang-Dawuan (Cisumdawu) route in West Java, the 29.3km Legundi-Bunder route in East Java.
February 5, 2016 – World Highways

New Mexico TRIP report finds poor road and bridge conditions cost motorists $1.9 billion a year
A quarter of New Mexico's major locally and state-maintained roads are in poor condition and 16 percent of the bridges are either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, conditions that are costing motorists there $1.9 billion in vehicle operation costs, safety-related repairs and costs related to congestion, according to The Road Improvement Program's (TRIP) recent report.
February 5, 2016 – Equipment World

Kobelco Cranes sees sales rise
Japanese crawler crane manufacturer Kobelco Cranes saw a 7.1% rise in its revenues in the first nine months of the 2015 fiscal year.
February 5, 2016 – International Cranes

Xylem revenues drop
Full-year 2015 figures slipped at pump manufacturer Xylem amid mixed market conditions.
February 5, 2016 – International Rental News

Despite Improved Market Share Volvo Construction Equipment Sales Down in Q4 2015
Improved underlying earnings and market share gains in the important larger machine segments were insufficient to offset a declining total market in Volvo Construction Equipment's final quarter 2015 results, which saw sales down 11% in the period.
February 5, 2016 – forconstructionpros.com

Despite Improved Market Share Volvo Construction Equipment Sales Down in Q4 2015
Improved underlying earnings and market share gains in the important larger machine segments were insufficient to offset a declining total market in Volvo Construction Equipment's final quarter 2015 results, which saw sales down 11% in the period.
February 5, 2016 – forconstructionpros.com

Consortium signs Peru road supervision contract (login required)
A consortium led by Spanish engineering firm Prointec signed a 3.8mn-sol (US$1.2mn), six-month contract to supervise construction work on a stretch of Peru's north Panamerican highway.
February 5, 2016 – BNamericas

Indiana Toll Road targeted for $200M in improvements
The private company that operates the Indiana Toll Road will spend $200 million over the next two years to improve a 73-mile stretch of the highway.
February 4, 2016 – South Bend Tribune

Missouri Republicans Push No-Tax Road Funding Plan
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports GOP leaders think recent changes in public assistance to low-income families will allow the state to generate up to $2 billion for road repair programs over the next 10 years.
February 4, 2016 – Construction Equipment

Canadian Wheat Stocks Historically Tight
Year-ending stocks of wheat in Canada plunged nearly 20% below 2014 levels, according to Statistics Canada's Stocks of Principal Field Grains report, released Thursday.
February 4, 2016 – AG Web

Canadian Wheat Stocks Historically Tight
Year-ending stocks of wheat in Canada plunged nearly 20% below 2014 levels, according to Statistics Canada's Stocks of Principal Field Grains report, released Thursday.
February 4, 2016 – AG Web

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