Russia's surprise interest rate rise 'to curb inflation'
Russia's central bank has unexpectedly raised its key bank interest rate over concerns about inflation and "geopolitical tension".
BBC News – 7/29/2014
The state with the best roads in the country is...
According to a report from the Washington Post, the state with the best roads in the country is .Florida!
Better Roads – 7/28/2014
Senate approves Mendez, Rogoff nominations for USDOT posts
The U.S. Senate late last week confirmed the nominations of Victor Mendez as deputy secretary of transportation and Peter Rogoff as under secretary of transportation for policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
Progressive Railroading – 7/28/2014
1st Half: Titan Intl's Sales Down 9%, Net Income Drops 171%
Titan International, Inc. (NYSE: TWI) announces second quarter revenue and performance results. CEO and Chairman, Maurice Taylor comments, "Our second quarter results show that while there are areas of strength, the overall business is impacted by slower demand. Demand for our agriculture, earthmoving and mining products have declined as a result of the uncertainty in the markets.
AgriMarketing – 7/28/2014
Italian market looks up
The Italian construction industry is showing signs of recovering, with sales in construction equipment up 16% during the first half of 2014, according to figures from Italian construction equipment trade association UNACEA.
Construction Europe – 7/28/2014
Planned highway upgrade for Mexico's Sonoro State
Plans are in hand to upgrade a major highway in Mexico's Sonoro state. A budget of US$1.6 billion has been set in place for the necessary work.
World Highways – 7/28/2014
Celebrating 50 Years: C.N. Wood Reaches Milestone by Putting Customers First
Even as Bob Benard looks back on 50 years in business, he continues to look ahead.
Construction Equipment Guide – 7/28/2014
Toromont's Equipment Group Jumps 16 Percent in Second Quarter
Toromont Industries, which owns the Caterpillar dealership for Ontario, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, posted CDN $415.6 (about U.S. $384.8 million) in second quarter revenues, an 11-percent increase compared to a year ago.
RER – 7/28/2014
Bobcat Co. adds authorized dealer in Minnesota
Bobcat Co., West Fargo, N.D., has added Farm-Rite Equipment of St. Cloud as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Bobcat® equipment.
Rental Pulse – 7/27/2014
JCB Mud Run Raises $100,000 for Charity
More than 2,000 runners, riders and spectators participated in JCB's third annual Mud Run and first Dig the Ride cycling event at the company's North American headquarters in Savannah, Ga.
RER – 7/25/2014