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Terex, Manitex finalize skid steer/compact track loader joint venture

Terex, Manitex finalize skid steer/compact track loader...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 23, 2014

The joint venture between Terex and Manitex International has been completed, making Manitex the majority owner of ASV. Terex is selling 51 ...

Contractors, construction equipment manufacturers have much to gain from restoration of trade with Cuba

Contractors, construction equipment manufacturers have...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 22, 2014

Though the restoration of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba has a long way to go, construction is firmly ...

IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services announce merger

IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services announce merger

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 22, 2014

Online equipment marketplace IronPlanet and the Caterpillar dealer channel for used equipment sales, Cat Auction Services, have announced a merger. The ...

Interchange projects in Norman amount to Oklahoma DOT’s largest awarded contract ever

Interchange projects in Norman amount to Oklahoma...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

The reconstruction of two interchanges on Interstate 35 in Norman has generated the single largest construction contract ever awarded by ...

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence slips

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

The rate of construction on new single family homes fell in November and with it went the rate of all ...

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill; cuts $5 billion from federal construction accounts

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill; cuts $5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2014

Two days after the legislation was passed by a tight vote in the House, the Senate passed a $1.1 trillion ...

Arson suspected in gigantic fire that destroyed apartment complex under construction in downtown Los Angeles (VIDEO)

Arson suspected in gigantic fire that destroyed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 10, 2014

Police and fire officials in Los Angeles have opened a criminal investigation into a massive fire that broke out early ...

Construction adds 20,000 workers in November, but unemployment rises

Construction adds 20,000 workers in November, but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2014

With an addition of 20,000 workers during November, the U.S. construction industry added employees to its workforce for an 11th ...

Ritchie Bros. 3Q auction proceeds up, revenues down; announces management, structure changes

Ritchie Bros. 3Q auction proceeds up, revenues down;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 03, 2014

Ritchie Bros. says it saw a record third quarter in gross auction proceeds, posting $886.9 million for the period, up ...

New financed construction equipment sales rise 16% in October, up 13 % year-over-year

New financed construction equipment sales rise 16% in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 01, 2014

The number of financed new units of construction equipment sold or leased in October increased by 16 percent compared with ...

John Deere makes huge gains in construction equipment sales during 2014, but ag slowdown brings full-year profit down 11%

John Deere makes huge gains in construction equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 01, 2014

After smashing earnings records in 2013, three straight down quarters due to a global farming slowdown resulted in an unfavorable ...

Obama unveils immigration reform shielding 5 million from deportation; challenges Congress to “pass a bill”

Obama unveils immigration reform shielding 5 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2014

During a defiant speech from the East Room of the White House Thursday night, President Barack Obama unveiled sweeping immigration ...

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