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AEM survey: Construction firms plan to grow staff and fleet size, but most have no plans to use telematics

AEM survey: Construction firms plan to grow staff and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

According to a survey released this morning by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, U.S. construction companies are fairly optimistic about ...

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing House’s $10.8 billion highway funding patch

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing...

Posted by James Jaillet on Aug 01, 2014

The Senate on Thursday passed a 10-month funding bill that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke until ...

Need to know more about telematics? Learn from the best at AEMP’s 2014 Asset Management Symposium

Need to know more about telematics? Learn from the best...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 31, 2014

Telematics is reshaping the way we do construction, but the learning curve is steep and many contractors struggle to master ...

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

House panel’s proposed $10.5 billion stopgap for...

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)

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service,...

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 ...

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