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Lima pushing for monorail (Login Required)
Lima municipal government aims to drum up private financing for a monorail project in the Peruvian capital, said mayor Luis Castañeda.
January 23, 2015 – BNamericas

Brazil green lights airport concession for Florianópolis (login required)
Brazil's civil aviation minister Eliseu Padilha has given the thumbs up to include the international airport of southern Santa Catarina state capital Florianópolis in the next round of airport concessions, following lobby efforts by mayor César Souza Júnior last year.
January 22, 2015 – BNamericas

3D Printing: A 13-year-old's perspective
Ben Vrakas, 13, is an early adopter of 3D printing. From creating replacement parts to building entire products from scratch, he says if you haven't tried 3D printing yet you should.
January 22, 2015 – AEM

Nortrax Names New General Managers at Fla., Tenn. Stores
Nortrax announced the following general managers at its Miami, West Palm Beach, and Pompano Beach, Fla., and its Knoxville and Kingsport, Tenn., stores.
January 22, 2015 – Construction Equipment Guide

CEMA Business Barometer - a ray of hope after months of decline
After a strong decline since the beginning of 2014, the business climate index of the European agricultural machinery industry showed a positive swing in December and January.
January 21, 2015 – CEMA

Advocates cheer SOTU infrastructure focus
Transportation advocates cheered President Obama's focus on increasing U.S. infrastructure during his sixth State of the Union address on Tuesday night.
January 21, 2015 – The Hill

Manitowoc partners with Sennebogen to introduce Grove GHC telescoping crawler cranes
New from Manitowoc is a trio of compact telescoping crawler cranes that are designed to handle the most unforgiving terrain.
January 21, 2015 – OEM Off-Highway

Chris Watts is the New CEO of Sunstate Equipment
Chris Watts has taken over as president and CEO of Sunstate Equipment following the retirement of long-time CEO Benno Jurgemeyer.
January 21, 2015 –

Tsurumi Forms French Rental Company
Tsurumi Europe GmbH (Germany) has established a wholly owned French rental company in France, to focus on the country's untapped rental potential and grow its presence in the market.
January 21, 2015 –

Komatsu to Launch Drone Program in Japan
Komatsu will integrate San Francisco-based Skycatch's autonomous aerial data capture solution into its new Smart Construction business
January 21, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Private investment in LatAm infrastructure on the rise - S&P (login required)
Private investment in infrastructure projects has grown significantly over the past decade in Latin America's six largest economies, with the exception of Mexico and Argentina, according to a Standard & Poor's report.
January 21, 2015 – BNamericas

Kubota Tractor Announces Management Team Changes
Kubota Tractor Corp. recently made some strategic staffing changes to the management team for its northern division
January 21, 2015 – AgriMarketing

Amazon to power cloud with wind farm in Indiana
Following Amazon's quiet commitment to use 100 percent clean energy for its AWS cloud, on Tuesday Amazon announced that it will support the construction and operation of a wind farm in Benton County, Indiana, which will provide power for its data centers.
January 20, 2015 – GIGAOM

Vilsack: Biofuel production unfazed by federal delays
The next generation of biofuel production didn't take the hit industry leaders predicted with the delay of a federal mandate requiring ethanol and biodiesel to be blended into the nation's fuel supply, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told The Des Moines Register's editorial board Monday.
January 20, 2015 – Des Moines Register

Ohio Cat Opens New Canton Facility
Ohio Cat, Caterpillar equipment and engine dealer for Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana, opened its doors for a new branch in Jackson Township, Ohio, in the greater Canton area.
January 20, 2015 – RER

Port of Montreal set for $132 million infrastructure upgrade
The Port of Montreal is receiving a $132-million makeover to handle the expected increase in exports to the European market.
January 20, 2015 – On-Site

Bridgeport Equipment & Tool to Open Ninth Location in Spring 2015
Bridgeport Equipment & Tool is opening a John Deere dealership, retail outlet and service center in a former grocery store building on Davis Creek. The company has eight stores in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.
January 20, 2015 – Farm Equipment

Queensland facility for Gleason Cranes
Crane distributor Gleason Cranes Australia has opened a new factory at Loganvillage, Brisbane.
January 20, 2015 – Cranes Today

Cummins Distribution Business President to Retire
Cummins' Distribution Business President Pamela Carter, the first woman to lead one of the company's four main business units, is retiring effective April 1, 2015.
January 20, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Toro Adds Two Dealers
The Toro Company has added two additional equipment dealers to its distribution network.
January 20, 2015 – Construction Equipment

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