Lobbying Powerhouses Duke It Out Over Ex-Im Reauthorization
Representatives of more than 600 manufacturers and businesses from 41 states descended on Capitol Hill Wednesday to encourage lawmakers to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
The Daily Caller – 2/27/2015
Iowa State Gas Increase Signed into Law This Week
A 10 cents-per-gallon state gas tax increase signed into law Feb. 25 by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) is the latest in a series of initiatives recently put forward by state governments to boost infrastructure funding, according to a new report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
Construction Equipment Guide – 2/27/2015
State DOTs Plan Ways to Cope With Uncertain Federal Funds
With federal highway authorizations due to expire in three months, and no replacement bill even introduced yet in Congress, some state agencies are postponing highway contract bid lettings and others are drawing up contingency plans that could delay project starts, officials say.
ENR – 2/27/2015
New Chairman for Deutz
Deutz AG has announced that Lars-Göran Moberg, chairman of the Cologne, Germany engine manufacturer's supervisory board, has resigned for personal reasons.
Diesel Progress – 2/27/2015
Cummins Opens New Generator Manufacturing Facility
Cummins Generator Technologies has announced the opening of a new purpose-built production facility dedicated to the manufacture and assembly of its Stamford P80 alternator range.
Diesel Progress – 2/26/2015
Senate to hold highway bill hearing
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is scheduled to hearing about the possibility of passing a new bill to boost U.S. infrastructure funding on Wednesday.
The Hill – 2/25/2015
The top 10 transportation challenges facing New Mexico
New Mexico's roads, highways, and bridges are plagued by needed improvements to critical routes including inadequate capacity, deficient bridges, pavement deterioration, and inadequate safety features, according to a new report from The Road Improvement Program.
Better Roads – 2/25/2015
Businesses to descend on DC for Ex-Im push
Nearly 700 businesses of all sizes will flood Congress this week to tell Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
The Hill – 2/24/2015
House lawmakers: End the uncertainty for highway funding
With a May 31 deadline approaching to extend the life of the Highway Trust Fund, a large group of U.S. representatives believes it's time to pass a lasting highway bill and end the short-term extensions.
Land Line – 2/24/2015
Caterpillar Reaffirms its Commitment to Illinois and Peoria
After a multiyear study focused on modernizing its global headquarters, Caterpillar Inc. has reaffirmed it will remain in Peoria, Illinois, and revealed a design that will eventually span 31 acres on the city's riverfront.
Construction Equipment Guide – 2/20/2015