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Pending home sales jump to highest in 9 years
Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April at the fastest pace in nearly nine years, evidence that steady job growth is strengthening the real estate market.
May 28, 2015 – USA Today

China's Manufacturing PMI Is the Lowest in 1 Year
China's HSBC manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers' index) fell to 48.9 in April. This is the lowest level since April 2014.
May 28, 2015 – Yahoo! Finance

Brazil 'considering US$10bn highway concessions' (Login Required)
The Brazilian government is reportedly considering including more than 32bn reais (US$10.1bn) in highway concession tenders in the country's national infrastructure concession program, due to be unveiled next month.
May 28, 2015 – BNamericas

Peru to award Lima airport expansion land in December (Login Required)
The Lima Airport Partners consortium will receive in December land around Lima's Jorge Chávez airport needed for an expansion project, Peru's transport and communications minister, José Gallardo, said.
May 27, 2015 – BNamericas

Agrievolution business climate index rises by 7 points
The latest Agrievolution business climate index points to better conditions for agricultural machinery in the months ahead.
May 27, 2015 – AEM

United Rentals expands specialty network
United Rentals, the world's largest equipment rental company, has expanded its speciality network with 10 new branches across North America.
May 27, 2015 – International Rental News

Atlas Copco Names New Vice President of Sales for Its Rental Channel
Atlas Copco appointed Matt Cadnum as vice president of sales for its rental channel where he will grow its breadth of products and services for rental centers across the U.S.
May 27, 2015 –

CLAAS Invests In Shredlage Technology For Its JAGUAR Forage Harvester
CLAAS, the internationally leading manufacturer of self-propelled forage harvesters, has entered into an agreement with the U.S. company Shredlage, L.L.C. regarding its Shredlage technology.
May 27, 2015 – AgriMarketing

CNH's Saskatoon Plant Receives Region's First Silver Designation In World Class Manufacturing
The CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) plant in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, has been awarded silver status for implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM), one of the highest standards in the world for the integrated management of manufacturing plants and processes.
May 27, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Kubota To Build New Plant, Expand Its Facility In Georgia
Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) and Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation (KMA) today officially announced plans to increase production capacity for Kubota equipment in the U.S. by building a new manufacturing plant and expanding its existing operations in Gainesville, Ga.
May 27, 2015 – AgriMarketing

EU To Revisit Insecticide's Role In Bee Colony Collapse
European authorities have waded back into the hotly contested debate over whether the world's most widely used insecticides are harming bees.
May 27, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Diversified Product Mix Drives Toro's Strong Fiscal Second Quarter
Toro reported net earnings of $93.8 million in its fiscal 2015 second quarter compared to $87.1 million a year ago, on a net sales increase of 10.9 percent to $826.2 million.
May 27, 2015 – RER

Maxim Crane Acquires Florida-based Crane Rental Corp.
Maxim Crane Works has acquired Crane Rental Corp., a provider of heavy hauling, specialized rigging and crane services in the southeastern United States, the company announced today.
May 27, 2015 – RER

Veteran Construction Equipment Executive Larry Silber Takes Over at HERC
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. has named Lawrence (Larry) Silber president and CEO of Hertz Equipment Rental Corp., replacing Brian MacDonald, who has stepped down, effective immediately.
May 27, 2015 – RER

AEF Compatibility Database to Lead Industry to True Plug-and-Play
Developers of the AEF compatibility database feel strongly that their resource's applications will lead the farm equipment field to authentic plug-and-play functionality.
May 27, 2015 – Precision Farming Dealer

Donaldson updates fiscal 2015 guidance, expects 1 to 2% sales increase
Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today updated its guidance for fiscal 2015.
May 26, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Doosan and Bobcat award 2015-2016 scholarships
Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment (DICE), a global alliance that includes Bobcat® compact equipment and Doosan heavy and portable power equipment brands, has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 20 recipients whose parents are full-time DICE employees in North America.
May 24, 2015 – Rental Pulse

Deere earnings beat expectations, raises full year forecast
Deere & Co reported better-than-expected second quarter results on Friday.
May 22, 2015 – Market Business News

Mahindra to Acquire a 33% Share in Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery Co.
The Business Standard of India is reporting tractor maker Mahindra & Mahindra on Thursday said it had signed an agreement to buy 33% stake in agricultural machinery making company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for $25 million.
May 22, 2015 – Farm Equipment

Atlas Copco Names Clairemont and Scott Equipment SoCal Dealers
Atlas Copco has named Clairemont Equipment, San Diego, and Scott Equipment, Fontana, Calif., as dealers, now carrying Atlas Copco Road Construction equipment.
May 22, 2015 – RER

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