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When does concession investment plunge in Chile? (Login Required)
Changes in government in Chile tend to be accompanied by a sharp, temporary slowdown in public investment in infrastructure concessions.
March 26, 2015 – BNamericas

Nepal highway project now moving forward again
The Nepalese Government is now moving forward with its plans for the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track highway project.
March 26, 2015 – World Highways

State DOTs cancel or delay $780M in trans projects, another $1.8B are at risk
Four states have cancelled or delayed $780 million in transportation improvement projects and another nine say more than $1.8 billion are at risk because of continued uncertainty in Congress over what do about the Highway Trust Fund (HTF).
March 25, 2015 – Roads & Bridges

Strong Fourth Quarter Boosts Essex Crane Rental's 2014 Numbers
Essex Crane Rental posted a fourth quarter adjusted EBITDA increase of 13.5 percent to $4.4 million while equipment rental revenue increased by $1.4 million or 12.4 percent for the quarter compared to the fourth quarter of 2013.
March 25, 2015 – RER

Farm equipment group adds directors to board
During the 64th Annual Fall Convention conducted in November 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association added three new directors to its board.
March 25, 2015 – Forest City Summit

Farm equipment group adds directors to board
During the 64th Annual Fall Convention conducted in November 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association added three new directors to its board.
March 25, 2015 – Forest City Summit

"Embrace disruptive technology or go out of business," AEMP telematics, tech seminar warns contractors
The first telematics session at the Association of Equipment Management Professionals 33rd Management Conference and Annual Meeting started out with a dire warning about disruptive technology.
March 25, 2015 – Equipment World

Illinois Governor Cuts Transportation Funding
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner created a short-term budget fix to resolve an immediate $1.6 state deficit.
March 25, 2015 – Construction Equipment

U.S. Home Prices Rose Less Than Expected in January
U.S. home prices increased less than economists estimated in January as traditional buyers took the place of investors, leading to smaller gains.
March 25, 2015 – Bloomberg

Mexico to redraft 2016 budget (Login Required)
The Mexican government will overhaul the country's 2016 draft budget as an austerity drive sparked by the fall in global oil prices continues.
March 25, 2015 – BNamericas

Cleveland Brothers Co-Owner Tom Kirchhoff Jr. Dies
Tom Kirchhoff Jr., co-owner of Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., Caterpillar dealer in western Pennsylvania, died recently after battling ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) for four and a half years.
March 24, 2015 – RER

Luck elected chairman for NSSGA
Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, was elected 2015 Chairman of the Board of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) during the NSSGA Board of Directors' meeting at the association's annual convention March 18.
March 24, 2015 – Pit & Quarry

Deere flags Russia's machinery market challenges
Farm machinery makers John Deere and Einboeck issued cautious assessments of Russia's agricultural equipment market, which industry data confirmed had started 2015 on a weak note.
March 24, 2015 – Agrimoney

MTU Settles With EPA Over Alleged Clean Air Violations
MTU America Inc. (MTU), a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, has signed a consent decree with the U.S. Dept. of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as a parallel settlement agreement with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) over allegations that it violated the Clean Air Act.
March 24, 2015 – Diesel Progress

Great West Equipment Joines SDLG Dealer Network
The newest edition to SDLG's dealer network is Canada's Great West Equipment, based out of Vernon, British Columbia.
March 24, 2015 – Construction Equipment

Caterpillar upbeat about Chinese market: chair
Caterpillar has expressed confidence in its business in China and said it will continue to adhere to its strategy in the market.
March 24, 2015 – Want China Times

Good news on U.S. housing market, for a change
Sales of new homes in February climbed to a seven-year high, the government reported Tuesday, with the increase topping analysts' expectations.
March 24, 2015 – CBS Money Watch

Hirschmann Names Quality Assurance Engineer
Jim Kunkle has joined the Mobile Machine Control Solutions (MCS) division of Hirschmann Automation and Control (PAT) as its senior quality assurance engineer.
March 24, 2015 – Crane & Rigging Hotline

China March flash HSBC PMI contracts to 11-month low, fans policy easing expectations
Activity in China's factory sector dipped to a 11-month low in March as new orders shrank, a private survey showed, signaling persistent weakness in the world's second-largest economy that will likely fuel calls for more policy easing to support growth.
March 24, 2015 – Reuters

IronPlanet Names Susan Stillings Chief Marketing Officer
IronPlanet, an online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment and trucks, announced Susan Stillings as the company's new chief marketing officer (CMO) on Mar. 20.
March 24, 2015 – AED News

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