Industrial Production in U.S. Falls by Most in Eight Months
Industrial production declined in April by the most in eight months, reflecting broad-based cutbacks in U.S. manufacturing (IPMGCHNG) that show factories will provide little support for the economy.
Bloomberg – 5/15/2013
German industrial output rises
Germany saw a surprising rise in industrial output in March, reviving hopes about the strength of Europe's biggest economy.
BBC News – 5/8/2013
The data game: Surfacing the dark leads
If you look at the world of lead-capture in the live-event space, very little has changed since the 1990s. Leads are primarily captured through physical interaction between humans - typically either the exchange of paper business cards or the scanning of a badge by a hardware-based scanner.
IAEE Industry News – 4/26/2013
KOBELCO Excavators Arrive in U.S. for First Time in a Decade
Following the termination of a 10-year agreement with CNH in late December and the subsequent opening of their new, independent U.S. headquarters in early April, KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA announced that the first shipment of excavators have arrived at the Ports of Galveston, Texas and Los Angeles.
Site Prep – 4/24/2013
IAEE: Alert - FTC Stops Construct Data/Fair Guide Scam
IAEE is pleased to announce it has been working with the FTC to confirm it has stopped the Construct Data/Fair Guide scam that many IAEE members have received and asks members to forward any solicitations received since February to email@example.com.
IAEE – 4/17/2013
How to Manage the Social Media Overload
I started to write this column about Twitter and the media and then started thinking, wait - aren't people more interested right now in the 99 new Twitter tools and apps? And then my mind went to the fact that in a conversation this week, a client came to me stressed over all the LinkedIn changes, so I was going to write about that. So, what do I have for you? Something I think we all can relate to at this point.
ClickZ – 4/10/2013
Ritchie Bros. Introduces EquipmentOne
Ritchie Bros. launched EquipmentOne, its online marketplace for the private sale of equipment and materials where buyers and sellers can negotiate, complete and settle their transactions all in one safe and transparent environment.
Construction Equipment – 4/8/2013
Highway and bridge rebuilds part of Obama's US$4bn plans for infrastructure works
In his new budget on Wednesday 10 April, 2013, US president Barack Obama is due to reveal details of a proposed US$4 billion loans and grants investment in America's roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
World Highways – 4/8/2013
GE To Buy Lufkin
GE and Lufkin Industries Inc. have announced today a joint agreement whereby GE will acquire Lufkin Industries Inc., a provider of artificial lift technologies for the oil and gas industry and a manufacturer of industrial gears The deal is reportedly worth approximately $3.3 billion with Lufkin shareholders will receive $88.50 per share in cash for each of their Lufkin shares.
Diesel Progress – 4/8/2013
US economy adds just 88,000 jobs in March
The US economy added just 88,000 jobs in March, the lowest increase for nine months, official data has shown.
BBC News – 4/5/2013