Jobs, Safety Depend on Highway Trust Fund Fix
In April, my employer, Towmaster, Inc. based in Litchfield, Minnesota, sent me to Washington, D.C., to join my counterparts on the I Make America Advisory Committee.
AEM – 5/21/2015
Peak JCB Joins JCB's North American Dealer Network
Peak JCB, a new JCB dealer headquartered in West Valley City, Utah, will offer a wide variety of equipment including the renowned backhoe, track, and wheel loaders, rough terrain forklifts, innovative compactors, hydraulic excavators and the world's safest skid steers.
Construction Equipment Guide – 5/20/2015
Atlas Copco Adds Dealers in Southern California
Atlas Copco announced that Clairemont Equipment, San Diego and Scott Equipment, Fontana, California, now carry Atlas Copco Road Construction equipment.
forconstructionpros.com – 5/20/2015
Kobelco Releases Annual Fiscal 2014 Results
Kobelco Construction Machinery announced their annual results for fiscal year 2014.
Construction Equipment – 5/20/2015
Construction drives first quarter gains in Eurozone
Construction across the 19 countries that share the euro rose in March and in the first quarter as a whole, an indication that businesses and households are becoming more willing to invest after years of caution.
On-Site – 5/20/2015
JCB's 2014 results hit by weaker BRIC trading
UK construction equipment manufacturer JCB reports lower sales than in the previous financial year.
World Highways – 5/20/2015
Canada economy headed to normal by late 2016: bank chief
Canada's economy is expected to return to full capacity "around the end of 2016," after being dealt a setback by the plunge in oil prices, the central bank chief said Tuesday
AFP – 5/19/2015
Housing starts surge 20% in April
In a show of housing-market vitality, the pace of construction started on new U.S. homes in April jumped to the strongest level since the onset of the Great Recession, the government reported Tuesday.
MarketWatch – 5/19/2015
Nebraska legislature overrides governor's veto of gas tax increase
Almost immediately after the Nebraska Legislature passed a bill to raise the state's gas tax, it appeared the newly-approved road funding was at risk as Gov. Pete Ricketts shot down the bill with a veto.
Better Roads – 5/19/2015
Volvo Construction President Talks Multi-Brand Strategy and 30-day Delivery
During a corporate briefing to construction journalists during the Newport, RI, stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race, Göran Lindgren, president of Region America, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), outlined the company's approach to premium vs. value branding of specific product segments.
forconstructionpros.com – 5/18/2015