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Caterpillar global sales down 10% in September
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), the world's largest maker of mining and construction equipment, said Wednesday that its worldwide dealer machinery sales dropped 10% for the three months ended in September.
mining.com – 10/22/2014

Woburn, Mass.'s Woodco Machinery Joins SDLG's Growing Network
Following the addition of four new dealer locations in Canada, the United States also is adding a further location offering SDLG wheel loaders. Woodco Machinery, based in Woburn, Mass., joined the SDLG dealer network in September.
Construction Equipment Guide – 10/22/2014

Jesco Breaks Ground on New Long Island Facility
Jesco Incorporated, a John Deere construction equipment dealer in four states throughout the Northeast, has broken ground on its newest facility in Babylon, N.Y.
Construction Equipment Guide – 10/22/2014

IPAF's North American Meeting Updates Industry
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), a non-profit organization that promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide, held its annual North American Convention in Toronto, Ontario, at the beginning of October.
Lift & Access – 10/22/2014

Atlas Copco Posts Record Q3 Revenues
Sweden-based construction and industrial equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco posted SEK 23.6 billion (about U.S. $3.24 billion) in the third quarter, a 14.8-percent increase compared to the same period a year ago.
RER – 10/22/2014

Gov. Quinn backs Illinois Jobs Now! project with road funding
News out of Springfield announced that Ill. Governor Pat Quinn (D) has authorized a $2.2 million resurfacing project in Will County that will see the resurfacing of 2nd Street to U.S. 45 in Manhattan and Wilton Townships. Gallagher Asphalt Corp. of Thornton, Ill. won the job.
Roads & Bridges – 10/21/2014

Titan International CEO provides outlook for future of industry
Titan International CEO Maurice Taylor has released an outlook for the future of the tire industry.
OEM Off-Highway – 10/21/2014

Hyundai Construction Equipment Appoints J. Gross Equipment as Authorized Dealer in South Dakota
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. announces the appointment of J. Gross Equipment to its rapidly growing dealer network.
forconstructionpros.com – 10/21/2014

JCB to lose 150 staff amid 'uncertainty' over world markets
Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has announced it is to cut 150 jobs across its UK operation.
BBC News – 10/21/2014

Caterpillar Foundation Invests $1 Million in Ebola Advocacy
The Caterpillar Foundation will provide an additional $1 million to the $7.5 million investment made to The ONE Campaign for its advocacy work in the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease in Africa, particularly to boost the organization's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Construction Equipment – 10/21/2014