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House panel’s proposed $10.5 billion stopgap for highway funding meets disapproval of Senators, AEM

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 10, 2014

The House Ways and Means Committee has proposed a stopgap to fund transportation projects for eight months, but Sens. Barbara ...

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service, tells equipment manufacturers: “You’re only as strong as your weakest dealer” (VIDEO)

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2014

Edgar Butsch, director of equipment operations, M.A. Mortenson Company, Minneapolis, had some kind but blunt words for equipment manufacturers attending ...

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America voice frustrations with telematics: torrents of data, unintuitive software

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 18, 2014

Last week I attended the Association of Equipment Management Professionals annual retreat and strategy session.  As chairman of the AEMP's ...

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment fall 18.8% in 1Q; Africa region accounts for only gains

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment fall 18.8%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2014

Exports of construction equipment made in the U.S. fell 18.8 percent between first quarter 2013 and first quarter 2014, according ...

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics standard

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2014

Just months after two United States based equipment associations announced a new standard to govern fleet telematics, a German-based trade ...

DitchWitch, AEM produce safety video for vacuum excavation

DitchWitch, AEM produce safety video for vacuum...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 28, 2014

Ditch Witch and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have partnered to create a 19-minute DVD sharing tips for safe vacuum ...

AEMP-AEM to release beta of new telematics standard in coming weeks; registration open now to OEMs, providers

AEMP-AEM to release beta of new telematics standard in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2014

This morning, the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers announced that a beta version of ...

U.S.-made construction equipment exports fall 25% in 2013, Canada the top destination

U.S.-made construction equipment exports fall 25% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2014

Following three straight years of growth, exports of construction equipment made in the U.S. fell 25 percent year-over-year in 2013. A ...

AEMP-AEM collaborate on telematics; new data points will revolutionize mixed-fleet equipment management

AEMP-AEM collaborate on telematics; new data points...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 24, 2014

A historic collaboration between the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers announced today will bring ...

The 4 hottest ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 education seminars

The 4 hottest ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 education seminars

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 13, 2013

Pre-registrations are coming in strong ConExpo-Con/Agg education sessions according to to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. The four sessions are ...

U.S. exports of construction equipment drop 21% in first half of year

U.S. exports of construction equipment drop 21% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2013

Exports of construction equipment manufactured in the United States dropped 21 percent during the first half of 2013, according to ...

Why most contractors don’t use telematics and how AEMP and AEM are trying to change that

Why most contractors don’t use telematics and how...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 25, 2013

One of the biggest and most confounding challenges in the heavy equipment industry is how to get more construction companies ...

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