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Are You Prepared for Safety Week 2015?
May 3 through May 9 marks the second U.S. Industry Safety Week. This year over 40 national and global construction firms - known as The Construction Industry Safety Initiative (CISI) - and the Incident and Injury Free CEO (IFF) Forum have joined forces to raise awareness and inspire everyone in the construction industry to be leaders in safety.
forconstructionpros.com – 4/30/2015

Foxx willing to accept 'purposeful' highway funding extension
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said he can accept a temporary infrastructure funding extension, but only if lawmakers use the extra time to come up with a long-term solution later this summer.
Roads & Bridges – 4/29/2015

Construction steady for Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco Construction Technique's revenues for the first quarter of the year were up +10% compared to the same period last year to SEK 3.7 billion (US$ 438 million).
International Construction – 4/29/2015

JCB Announces $1 Million Backhoe Donation to Quake Zone in Nepal
JCB is supporting the relief effort in earthquake-hit Nepal by donating backhoe loaders and electrical power generators worth around $1 million.
Construction Equipment Guide – 4/29/2015

IronPlanet taps former Army Lt. Col. to head GovPlanet military, government equipment auctions
IronPlanet has gained quite a bit of momentum in the last year with a few big deals and two new site launches. The online equipment marketplace continued its march forward today with the announcement of its third hire in the last two months.
Equipment World – 4/29/2015

Exclusive Interview Reveals AEM's Benefits for Contractors
The question is elemental: What direct resources does the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) offer the construction contractor? In other words, why should a contractor working in Utah, Texas, Florida, New Hampshire or anywhere else give a hoot about a trade association created specifically for equipment makers?
Construction Equipment Guide – 4/29/2015

Atlas Copco appoints new road construction management team
Atlas Copco Construction Equipment recently appointed five managers to lead its expanding road construction division.
Canadian Rental Service – 4/29/2015

Toro Adds Two New Dealers to Underground Distribution Network
The Toro Co. recently announced the addition of two underground equipment dealers to their expanding distribution network. They include Georgia-based Border Equipment, and North Dakota-based Titan Machinery.
Compact Equipment – 4/28/2015

House panel releases $55B transit, housing bill
The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday released a $55.3 billion bill funding the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development departments, as well as related agencies, for fiscal 2016.
The Hill – 4/28/2015

Coastline takes on Shuttlelift
Coastline Equipment crane division, of Sacramento, California has been appointed as a Shuttlelift carry deck crane distributor.
Vertikal – 4/28/2015