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VIDEO: Mike Rowe’s “I am a Woodshop” supports protesting students whose building trades class was cut

VIDEO: Mike Rowe’s “I am a Woodshop”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2014

Recently, TV star and former host of Dirty Jobs Mike Rowe gave some national attention to a story that likely wouldn't have ...

BOMAG exits Kewanee plant, plans new facility in southern U.S.

BOMAG exits Kewanee plant, plans new facility in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 29, 2013

BOMAG Americas says it will cease manufacturing operations in Kewanee, Illinois, by the end of 2014 and relocate its business ...

Mark your calendar: HCEA’s annual International Convention and Old Equipment Exposition slated for Aug. 16-18

Mark your calendar: HCEA’s annual International...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2013

There's nothing better than vintage equipment and if you love it as much as we do, this event is a ...

Caterpillar names Peoria baseball stadium “Dozer Park”

Caterpillar names Peoria baseball stadium “Dozer...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

In what has to be one of the most unique names for a ballpark to date, Caterpillar has named the ...

Caterpillar to layoff 300 at mining facility in Illinois, close tunneling plant in Toronto

Caterpillar to layoff 300 at mining facility in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2013

In the wake of a first quarter that saw profits tumble 45 percent, mostly due to low demand for mining ...

D.C. airport metro station tops list of biggest U.S. infrastructure projects

D.C. airport metro station tops list of biggest U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2013

According to Same Day Steel Deck these are the five highest-profile transportation infrastructure projects in the United States. 1. Dulles Transit Extension in ...

Explosion at Caterpillar repair site injures one worker

Explosion at Caterpillar repair site injures one worker

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 12, 2013

An explosion at a Caterpillar mining equipment repair site in Carrier Mills, Illinois leveled a building and sent one worker ...

Sany America names G.W. Van Keppel as dealer

Sany America names G.W. Van Keppel as dealer

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 21, 2013

Sany America has named G.W. Van Keppel as the Sany America crane dealer for Arkansas and southern Illinois. Sany America crane ...

Ervin Equipment expands in Illinois

Ervin Equipment expands in Illinois

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 26, 2012

  Ervin Equipment has expanded its facility and staff in Toledo, Illinois. This comes as part of the company’s expansion into ...

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction jobs

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2012

A recently launched $1 billion initiative to upgrade sewer lines, water mains and water treatment plants across Illinois will create ...

Road Report: Cat’s CT660 vocational truck

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 28, 2011

On Sept. 9, Caterpillar's internal verification process was completed, and the company gave the green light to begin CT660 vocational ...

Woods Equipment sees double-digit growth

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Apr 07, 2011

Woods Equipment Company’s construction division advanced its market position in 2010 with double-digit growth. The company attributed these results to ...

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