AED|EDA Dealer Marketing Report Reveals CE Dealers' Most Effective Tactics
How has the Internet influenced the way construction equipment dealers market their products and services? What marketing tactics have they found to be most effective? Equipment Data Associates (EDA) and Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) joined forces on a comprehensive survey investigating construction equipment dealer marketing practices.
AED – 4/10/2014
Senate has six-year highway bill in the works
Surrounded by what she called "the big four," Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, announced they have come to terms on the next highway bill.
Roads & Bridges – 4/10/2014
Atlas Copco Construction Equipment names distributor
Atlas Copco Construction Equipment named Stewart & Stevenson a distributor for Its generators, portable air compressors, boosters and associated equipment throughout various territories in the United States
Pit & Quarry – 4/10/2014
Odebrecht Transport consortium tipped for key road project in Parana, Brazil
A consortium headed by Odebrecht Transport that has Tucuman Engenharia, Goetze Lobato Engenharia and America Empreendimento is reported to be the favourite to land a project to widen PR-323 motorway in Brazil's Parana state through a public-private partnership.
World Highways – 4/9/2014
Mack Trucks Names Brian Layman Vice President, Business Development
Mack Trucks named Brian Layman its new vice president of Business Development.
forconstructionpros.com – 4/9/2014
Kobelco affirms European presence
Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe BV officially opened its recently established European headquarters in Almere, Netherlands on April 8, 2014, an event that was followed by its first dealer conference since the company returned to Europe.
Demolition & Recycling International – 4/9/2014
Volvo Group opens training university
Volvo Group's own university has officially opened. The Volvo Group University is located in Arendal in Gothenburg and will be the center of further education and competency activities for the group's 110,000 employees for the entire global operation.
OEM Off-Highway – 4/9/2014
Volvo Penta Names Sweet VP Industrial Sales
Volvo Penta has appointed Shawn Sweet as vice president of Industrial Sales. In this role, Sweet oversees the company's engine business for the off-road versatile (VE) and power generation (GE) applications.
Diesel Progress – 4/8/2014
Murray: 'Threat is growing' of Highway Trust Fund bankruptcy
The Senate Democrats' top budget writer said Tuesday that the "threat is growing" of a bankruptcy in the Department of Transportation's Highway Trust Fund.
The Hill – 4/8/2014
Interstate tolling gains new enemy in big-business group
There's no question about the need to find a way to fund repairs to highways and infrastructure across the nation, particularly after an especially harsh winter left potholes and other damage on countless roads.
Better Roads – 4/8/2014