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MITCHELL, SD – Trail King Industries, a leading North American trailer manufacturer, continues to expand its dealer network across the globe. Recently, the company announced the addition of twelve new dealers to its network. Competition Trailer Sales Inc.- Calgary, Alberta, Canada Querel Trailers – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Young Truck Trailer –...

Volvo CE is set to enter the rigid hauler market with a complete Volvo-branded range. Using the expertise of its Motherwell facility in Scotland, the range consists of four machines, starting at the 45-ton R45D and extending up to the flagship 100-ton R100E. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that it will enter the rigid hauler...

From Kris Kridel, WBBM Newsradio in Chicago: (WBBM Newsradio) – The Chicago area – not downstate Illinois — is now headquarters to the world’s largest construction equipment maker. For the first time, Caterpillar Inc. is officially listing its address in north suburban Deerfield. Caterpillar announced last year that it would move its top executives...

A bill called the Bridge Investment Act was recently introduced in the US Senate. It proposes $75 billion over the next 10 years for a grant program to repair the nation’s structurally deficient or functionally obsolete bridges. Transportation Today says that according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, nearly one quarter...

The DD110C is the latest in a series of recent double drum asphalt compactor introductions from Volvo — offering the latest in advanced technologies that have the potential to drastically improve job quality, productivity and machine uptime. With a 66-inch drum width and 24,350-pound operating weight, the DD110C rounds out the highway-class double...

Industry Employment Reaches Nine-Year High and Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.9 Percent; Association Officials Say Most Construction Firms Predict they Will Continue Adding Jobs in 2018 Amid Strong Demand Construction employment increased by 30,000 jobs in December to the highest level since September 2008, according to an analysis of new government...

CASE Construction Equipment is the first skid steer loader OEM to offer the Michelin X Tweel SSL Airless Radial Tire at time of purchase Racine, Wis., January 4, 2018 – CASE Construction Equipment announces the availability of Michelin® X® Tweel® SSL All-Terrain Airless Radial Tires as a factory-approved/supplied option on all skid steer loader...

Minneapolis and Milwaukee – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced that it has purchased Minneapolis-based Hargrove & Associates, Inc. (HAI) a data processing and business analytics company. At a time when the innovative use of data is transforming the manufacturing industry, the acquisition allows AEM to enhance and build upon...

Seventy-five percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2018 as contractors are optimistic that economic conditions will remain strong as tax rates and regulatory burdens fall, according to survey results released today by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate. Despite the general...

Heavy equipment OEM to provide $25,000 in free equipment use to one selected community to repair and/or build local infrastructure Racine, Wis., January 3, 2018 – CASE Construction Equipment has issued a call for entries for the 2018 Dire States Equipment Grant. Originally launched in 2016, this is the third year that CASE has offered the grant,...