U.S. construction spending hits 4-1/2 year-high
U.S. construction spending rose to its highest level in nearly 4-1/2 years in October as a rebound in public construction projects offset in drop in private outlays.
Reuters – 12/2/2013
Doosan Portable Power adds dealer in Minnesota
Doosan Portable Power, Statesville, N.C., has named Allied Generators, Shoreview, Minn., as an authorized dealer for Doosan Portable Power mobile generators and light towers.
Rental Pulse – 11/17/2013
FirstEnergy to spend $2.8 billion to improve infrastructure
FirstEnergy Corp. announced this week it will spend $2.8 billion dollars to improve its transmission infrastructure, a project that will mean fewer power blackouts for customers and quicker response times when the electricity does go out.
Springfield News-Sun – 11/13/2013
Intelligent Response Website Launched at National Truck Body Solutions
National Truck Body Solutions, a distributor of work trucks for professional trades, announced the launch of a new website and customer portal, nationaltruckbody.com. The company is led by construction equipment veterans, Craig Paylor (retired President of JLG Industries) and Brent Yohn (former vice president and general manager for Jerr-Dan and vice president of Field Sales for JLG Industries).
AED – 11/4/2013
10 Questions to Ask When Preparing for a Trade Show
For any small business, trade shows can provide an effective means of spreading brand awareness, getting your product out in front of a target audience and meeting with current or potential clients. But there's much more to it than reserving your space and signing on the dotted line.
Entrepreneur – 10/28/2013
Manitou 3Q Sales Decrease
Manitou Group's third-quarter 2013 sales totaled ?282 million, a 2 percent decrease from the same period in 2012. Cumulative nine-month sales totaled ?873 million, a 9 percent decrease from September 2012.
Construction Equipment – 10/25/2013
Christie helps break ground on $845M natural gas plant in Woodbridge
Competitive Power Ventures broke ground today on an $845 million, natural gas-fueled power plant in Woodbridge, a project touted for its promise to reduce the state's reliance on imported energy - and for redeveloping a brownfield site that once housed a chemical plant.
NJ BIZ – 10/23/2013
Bemis Manufacturing CEO, Peter Bemis, 66, dies
Longtime Bemis Manufacturing CEO Peter Bemis died Thursday night after an extended illness, a company spokesman said Friday. He was 66.
postcrescent.com – 10/21/2013
VIDEO: ICUEE is basically a big sandbox for adults full of excavators, drills, cranes and loaders
Two weeks ago we and thousands of others made the trip to Louisville, Kentucky for the 2013 edition of the International Construction and Utility Equipment Expo, lovingly known as ICUEE. If you've never been, or you just haven't been in a while, you should get a kick out of thei video.
Equipment World – 10/15/2013
Construction Begins On Eastern Ohio Pipeline
Work on an underground pipeline to transport liquid petroleum products across Ohio has begun in the eastern part of the state.
Construction Equipment Guide – 10/12/2013