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
More Essentials of Marketing
In my last dispatch to you all, I provided the first set of what I think are the essentials of marketing. The main idea was that, while you can always try new experiments that break through the noise of the marketplace, you need to ensure that your bases are totally covered.
ClickZ – 4/5/2013
IronPlanet Celebrates 13-Year Anniversary
Pleasanton, Calif.-based IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for used heavy equipment, last week celebrated the 13th anniversary of its first auction.
Rental Equipment Register – 4/5/2013
Chinese Machinery Production to Enjoy 11% Recovery in 2013
Machinery Production in China is forecast this year to rebound 11% to $426 billion after suffering from overcapacity in 2012 that limited industry growth.
OEM Off-Highway – 4/4/2013
Minnesota Transportation Projects to Total $1.1 Billion
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced plans to complete $1.1 billion worth of road construction in 2013, according to finance-commerce.com.
Construction Equipment – 3/28/2013
Colombia motorway projects worth US$4.45bn up for tender
A series of four motorway projects in Colombia, known as the Autopistas de la Prosperidad, covering 844km and costing US$4.45 billion (COP 8tn), will be put out to tender from 11 April 2013.
World Highways – 3/28/2013
US economy ekes out 0.4% growth in fourth quarter
The US economy grew at a faster than expected 0.4% in the fourth quarter of 2012, the Department of Commerce has said.
BBC News – 3/28/2013
Analytics Is Like Driving
One of the wonderful things about going to conferences is the ability to sit back and listen instead of leaning forward and solving problems - or equations - all day. When one is sitting back, listening, the mind gets to wander. Not far, but wide enough to hit some aha moments along the way.
ClickZ – 3/28/2013
Caterpillar Announces Grand Opening of New Facility in China
Focusing on the long-term opportunities related to economic development and infrastructure investment planned for China, Caterpillar Inc. executives today announced the opening of a new facility and the completed expansion of another facility in Wuxi, China.
Construction Equipment Guide – 3/27/2013
Manufacturers Outline Goals for Successful EU Trade Agreement Negotiations
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons sent a letter today to President Obama outlining goals for negotiations of the trade agreement with the European Union (EU) to make manufacturers in the United States more globally competitive and create jobs.
NAM – 3/27/2013