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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 ...

New bulletin offers explosion warning on ultra low sulfur diesel use

New bulletin offers explosion warning on ultra low...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 14, 2013

A new best practices bulletin, “ULSD...Not Your Same Old Diesel Fuel Anymore,” from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, warns of ...

Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane operator certification requirements

Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

During meetings that ran April 2-3, contractors, industry organizations representatives of several crane manufacturers and more voiced their opinion to ...

Growth slows in U.S. exports of construction equipment

Growth slows in U.S. exports of construction equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2013

After enjoying surges of 43 percent in 2011 and 28 percent in 2010, growth in U.S. exports of construction equipment ...

Associations issue aerial work platform safety document

Associations issue aerial work platform safety document

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 13, 2013

Four associations have joined together to issue a 36-page best practices document on workplace risk assessment and selecting the most ...

AEM inducts Deere, Bataille and Wood brothers to Hall of Fame

AEM inducts Deere, Bataille and Wood brothers to Hall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2012

On Friday November 9, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers added three new inductees into the AEM Hall of Fame, which ...

Truck-mounted safety manual gets update

Truck-mounted safety manual gets update

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 17, 2012

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has published an extensive update to its  Truck-Mounted Forklift Safety Manual. The manual outlines common situations ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

Backhoe Woes   Make sure your machine is blocked or chocked before leaving it on a slope   By Amy Materson       The accident: A backhoe ...

Do you know anyone who should be in the Hall of Fame?

Do you know anyone who should be in the Hall of Fame?

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 07, 2012

A tinkerer's heart is at the soul of construction equipment industry. For several years now, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers ...

American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 21, 2012

Event: 49th Annual Meeting Start Date: 11/26/12 End Date: 11/30/12 Phone: (847) 966-2272 Web: www.pavement.com

Conexpo-Con/AGG 2014

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 21, 2012

Event: Start Date: 03/04/14 End Date: 03/08/14 Phone: (800) 867-6060 Web: www.conexpoconagg.com

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