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Manitou third quarter revenues up 10 percent

Manitou third quarter revenues up 10 percent

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 01, 2012

Manitou’s third quarter saw slightly more than €286 million ($370 million) of revenue, an increase of 10 percent over the ...

Navistar to close Texas plant, cut 900 jobs

Navistar to close Texas plant, cut 900 jobs

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2012

Truck maker Navistar announced Tuesday that it plans to close its truck assembly plant in Garland, Texas, a move that ...

Gauge Belt Wear inspection app available for Android, iPhone

Gauge Belt Wear inspection app available for Android,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 31, 2012

Gates Corporation has released its Parts Image Capture (PIC) Gauge Belt Wear App in an Android version. Gates released an ...

Crane atop Manhattan building collapses in high winds

Crane atop Manhattan building collapses in high winds

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 31, 2012

A construction crane on top of a $1.5 billion high-rise in Manhattan snapped under the pressure of approximately 95-mph winds ...

“Substantial” revision could come to LEED certification standards

“Substantial” revision could come to LEED...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2012

In June of next year, the U.S. Green Building Council will vote on whether or not to “substantially” revise its ...

Sandy storm damage could exceed $20 billion

Sandy storm damage could exceed $20 billion

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 30, 2012

  Sandy, the largest Atlantic storm in history, hit the Eastern coast of the United States Monday night, leaving damage that ...

FMI predicts 2012 U.S. construction to total between $826 billion and $844 billion

FMI predicts 2012 U.S. construction to total between...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 30, 2012

FMI, a provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, predicts construction-put-in-place (CPIP) will finish ...

Researchers to shake 1920s building to study its earthquake durability

Researchers to shake 1920s building to study its...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 26, 2012

This two-story building in El Centro, California built in the 1920s has withstood four major earthquakes in its storied past. ...

Beetle delays TransCanada pipeline construction

Beetle delays TransCanada pipeline construction

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 26, 2012

Construction on TransCanada's Gulf Coast pipeline has been brought to a halt by a bug. But not just any bug. The ...

New home construction returns to 2006 levels in Washington D.C.

New home construction returns to 2006 levels in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2012

Some extremely welcome news indicative of a growing national trend from the Washington Post which reports that new home construction has ...

Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third quarter, huge dip in operating income

Volvo Construction sales fall 9 percent in third...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 24, 2012

Volvo Construction Equipment reports that it has reduced production and inventory in its facilities along with inventories at its dealers ...

Terex to supply Takeuchi with 8 new skid steer models

Terex to supply Takeuchi with 8 new skid steer models

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 24, 2012

Terex Construction announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Takeuchi Manufacturing, U.S. in which Terex will supply ...

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