Despite Encouraging Data, Manufacturers Continue to Have Concerns
Despite rising manufacturing activity, manufacturers continue to have a number of concerns.
National Association of Manufacturers – 11/3/2014
Sakai partners with Rexco Equipment in Iowa
Sakai America, Adairsville, Ga., has formed a partnership with Rexco Equipment, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in order to better meet the compaction needs of customers across Iowa.
Rental Pulse – 11/2/2014
Ray LaHood: 'We need a big pot of money' to fix America's roads and bridges
Continuing his "America is one big pothole" theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at a Caterpillar press event Wednesday night to lambast the present direction of U.S. transportation policy.
Better Roads – 10/31/2014
VP Biden urges for increase in infrastructure spending
Vice President Biden wants to see an increase in infrastructure spending, saying it would spur growth and create jobs.
Better Roads – 10/30/2014
BOMAG Makes Additional Investment in Its New Facility
BOMAG Americas Inc. announces plans for product manufacturing transitions to its new North American headquarters in Ridgeway, SC.
forconstructionpros.com – 10/30/2014
Cummins reports strong third quarter financial results
Cummins Inc. has reported its results for the third quarter of 2014.
OEM Off-Highway – 10/28/2014
Morocco's new national road plan
Morocco's Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport is developing a new national road plan.
World Highways – 10/23/2014
New congestion busting plan for Philippines
A new transport plan is being drawn up in the Philippines in a bid to deal with the country's frequent traffic delays.
World Highways – 10/22/2014
Gov. Quinn backs Illinois Jobs Now! project with road funding
News out of Springfield announced that Ill. Governor Pat Quinn (D) has authorized a $2.2 million resurfacing project in Will County that will see the resurfacing of 2nd Street to U.S. 45 in Manhattan and Wilton Townships. Gallagher Asphalt Corp. of Thornton, Ill. won the job.
Roads & Bridges – 10/21/2014
US Transpo. Secretary sees lame duck session as opportunity
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently commented to American University Radio (WAMU 88.5) that the imminent lame duck session of the U.S. Congress is an ample opportunity for a dynamic funding bill to be passed, effectively precluding the Highway Trust Fund from insolvency.
Roads & Bridges – 10/17/2014