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JCB Adds New Chicago Area Parts Center
JCB has officially opened its newest North American parts distribution center in Aurora, Ill.
AED News – 10/1/2014

Manufacturing in U.S. Cools as Factories Settle Into More Sustainable Expansion
American factories capped their strongest quarter in more than three years, even with the rate of growth easing in September, as manufacturing helps the U.S. economy withstand slower global markets.
Bloomberg – 10/1/2014

Construction spending dips 0.8% in August due to fall in nonresidential
U.S. construction spending saw its second dip of the year in August, falling 0.8 percent.
Equipment World – 10/1/2014

Case Construction Equipment has appointed Cowan Bros as its full-line dealer for Northern Ireland
From its new site in Mallusk, near Belfast, Cowan Bros will offer a full range of Case machines, together with parts and service support.
The Construction Index – 10/1/2014

Deere Announces Global Leadership Changes
Deere & Company announced Oct.1 changes to its senior leadership team that will take place after the retirement of James A. Israel, president of John Deere Financial-the company's global financial services division headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.
Construction Equipment – 10/1/2014

Crane Operator Testing Will Continue, Examiners Say
Representatives of standardized testing companies say that crane-operator exams will continue to be administered, though possibly at a slower pace, as the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration re-examines contentious certification language in its cranes-and-derricks regulation.
ENR – 10/1/2014

KHL and Conexpo Latin America partner on road building conference
KHL Group and its magazine Construction Latin America (CLA) are partnering with the Conexpo Latin America exhibition to organise the Latin American Road Building conference in Santiago, Chile, on Tuesday 20 October, 2015, the day before the start of Conexpo Latin America.
Construction Europe – 10/1/2014

Advocates mark last gas tax hike anniversary
Transportation advocates marked the 21st anniversary of the last increase in the federal gas tax on Wednesday as they lamented the lack of movement in the levy that is used to pay for infrastructure improvements in recent years.
The Hill – 10/1/2014

Vactor Mfg. Expands Manufacturing Facility
Vactor Manufacturing, producers of sewer and catch basin cleaners, industrial vacuum loaders and vacuum excavators featuring innovative technology and custom configurable designs, announced the expansion and improvements of the company's primary manufacturing facility.
Underground Construction – 9/30/2014

Belarus boosting transport budget
Belarus is boosting its transportation budget in a bid to develop its road and highway links.
World Highways – 9/30/2014