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Latest Trends in Trade Show Booth Design
See the latest trends, newest techniques and must-use technology in tradeshow booth design from Jay Burkette, Vice President of ExpoDisplays and 2014 President of The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA).
November 20, 2014 – AEM

Is this the cure for Santiago's subway blues? (login required)
Chile's lower house passed two resolutions designed to improve Santiago's subway system after three of its lines were closed on Friday following a power failure.
November 20, 2014 – BNamericas

IronPlanet acquires Kruse Energy and Equipment Auctioneers
IronPlanet, a US-based on online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment, has acquired Kruse Energy and Equipment Auctioneers for an undisclosed sum.
November 20, 2014 – World Highways

State, National Milk Output Rose in October
Milk production on Wisconsin dairy farms continued to inch upward last month. According to the USDA's monthly milk production report, the Dairy State harvested 2.33 billion pounds of milk in October, up 2.4 percent from October 2013, and higher than September's 2.29 billion pounds (partly because September had less days on the calendar).
November 20, 2014 – Wisconsin Ag Connection

Agriculture Equipment Market Worth $201.03 Billion by 2019
The report "Agriculture Equipment Market by Region & Propulsion (Self-propelled & Implements); Self-propelled Equipment Market, by Type; Implements Market, by Function (Harvesting, Planting & Fertilizing, Haying, and Plowing & Cultivating) - Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the Agriculture Equipment Market in terms of value.
November 20, 2014 – USAgnet

Finning Relocated and Expands Lloydminster, Alberta, Rental Facilities
Finning International's Cat Rental Store recently opened the doors to its new rental facility in Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada.
November 20, 2014 – RER

H&E Equipment Services Open Crane and Heavy Equipment Reman Center
H&E Equipment Services, a Manitowoc EnCORE partner, has opened a new crane remanufacturing complex to service Manitowoc cranes in Belle Chasse, La.
November 20, 2014 – RER

Angola to build highway linking Quilemba and Eywa in Huila province
Angola will build a 26km ring road to connect the cities of Quilemba and Eywa in the southwestern province of Huila.
November 19, 2014 – World Highways

KOBELCO holds first Latin America dealer meeting
KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA recently held the company's first Latin America dealer meeting Nov. 3-5 at the Omni Hotel in Houston.
November 19, 2014 – Rental Pulse

A glimpse into EIMA 2014
EIMA International 2014 took place November 12 to 16 in Bologna, Italy. During the show agricultural OEMs and component manufacturers from Italy, as well as other parts of the world, displayed their newest products.
November 19, 2014 – OEM Off-Highway

Ag Growth International Acquires Westeel
Ag Growth International Inc. (TSX: AFN) ("AGI" or the "Company") announced that AGI (through an acquisition company) will acquire substantially all of the assets of Vicwest's Westeel Division ("Westeel") (AGI's acquisition of the Westeel assets, the "Transaction").
November 19, 2014 – Farm Equipment

AGCO Recognized As Smart Farming Pioneer in Harvard Business Review
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, is proud to announce a recent highlight in the Harvard Business Review for the company's work in developing smart farm equipment and solutions.
November 19, 2014 – MRO

Purchasers Shifting to New Equipment: Report
Purchasers of construction equipment have shifted attention to new machines from used, according to a report from
November 19, 2014 – Construction Equipment

Northeast Cat Dealer Opens Dedicated Learning Center
Officials at Milton CAT, the Northeast and upstate New York Caterpillar Dealer, announced the opening of a complete training center at its Milford, Mass., campus.
November 19, 2014 – Construction Equipment Guide

House Ag Committee Chair Named
U.S. Rep. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) was named the 50th chairman of the House Agricultural Committee. Selected by the House Republican Steering Committee, Conway succeeds Rep. Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), who has held the post since 2011.
November 19, 2014 – AgriMarketing

Peru lines up road, rail concessions for 2015 (login required)
Peru plans to award next year infrastructure concessions including rail and road projects.
November 19, 2014 – BNamericas

Tadano sales up 13% in first half of 2014 financial year
For the first half of the 2014 financial year Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano reported an increase in sales of 13.1 % to JPY 98,121 million (US$ 841 million) at the end of the second quarter (30 September), up from JPY 86,754 million ($ 743 million) in the same period of the 2013 financial year.
November 18, 2014 – International Cranes

Senate Blocks Keystone Pipeline Plan
The Senate has narrowly rejected a proposed extension of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline, falling one vote short of the 60 needed to end debate on a bill that would authorize the project to proceed.
November 18, 2014 – ENR

Big names confirm bC India presence
The bC India 2014 construction equipment exhibition in Delhi, India is expected to take up 120,000 m2 of exhibition space according to the organisers.
November 18, 2014 – International Construction

Ag groups push for Section 179 action in lame duck
Agricultural organizations and business groups are pushing Congress to act on tax extender legislation before the end of the lame duck session, saying retroactive action in 2015 will be too late for many farmers, ranchers and businesses.
November 18, 2014 – AgriPulse

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