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JCB appoints Mirdha CEO of North American operations as veteran Patterson retires

JCB appoints Mirdha CEO of North American operations as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2014

JCB has named Arjun Mirdha as the new President and CEO of the company's North American operations. Mirdha replaces industry veteran ...

Sany America names Mike Rhoda its new CEO

Sany America names Mike Rhoda its new CEO

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 10, 2013

Mike Rhoda has been named chief executive officer of Sany America, replacing Tim Frank, who resigned in October. Rhoda has a ...

The latest in a string of closings, Caterpillar to shutter Virginia mining equipment plant, lay off 240 workers

The latest in a string of closings, Caterpillar to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

The decrease in demand for mining equipment is still hurting Caterpillar as the company has announced plans to close another ...

JCB donates $500k worth of backhoes, generators to Philippines typhoon recovery efforts

JCB donates $500k worth of backhoes, generators to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2013

JCB has announced that it will send more than $500,000 worth of heavy equipment and generators to aid in the ...

Forbes: Sany, fellow Chinese equipment makers’ move into foreign markets “isn’t working”

Forbes: Sany, fellow Chinese equipment makers’...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2013

It's been a rough year for Sany. Back in January, despite the fact that a decade-long infrastructure boom in China had ...

Komatsu sees slight decline in sales in first half of year, cuts profit forecast by 26%

Komatsu sees slight decline in sales in first half of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 29, 2013

Citing a decrease in demand for mining equipment, Komatsu announced decreases in both sales and operating income for the first ...

Volvo CE maintains outlook as 3Q operating income falls 17%

Volvo CE maintains outlook as 3Q operating income falls...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2013

Citing weak demand and "no clear sign of a global recovery in the sector in sight," Volvo Construction Equipment saw ...

Caterpillar 3Q profits down 44%, cuts outlook for 2013 once more

Caterpillar 3Q profits down 44%, cuts outlook for 2013...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

Caterpillar is reporting another down quarter due to decreased mining demand with third quarter sales and revenues down 22.5 percent ...

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket across America to demonstrate the sorry state of infrastructure

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 20, 2013

What do a 1949 Hudson Commodore and America's infrastructure have in common? They're both old, neglected and in need of refurbishment. Inspired ...

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