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Terex will enter into a joint venture in compact track and skid steer loaders as it sells 51 percent of ASV to Manitex.

CNH Industrial N.V. reported consolidated 3Q revenue of $7.7 billion, down from $8.2 billion in 2013. Net income fell from $275 million to $162 million.

Oshkosh Corp. reported fiscal 2014 fourth quarter net sales from continuing operations of $1.67 billion, down 3.4 percent from 2013.

Komatsu Ltd. reported net sales for the six months ended September 30, 2014, increased 1.9 percent. Net income was down 1 percent.

Terex reported net sales of $1.8 billion for 3Q 2014, up 3 percent from 2013. Income from continuing operations fell 30 percent to $58.7 million, down from $84.5 million.

Bomag Americas will begin moving its Cedarapids asphalt paving and CMI reclamation/stabilization equipment production from the current Oklahoma City, Okla. facility to its new North American headquarters in Ridgeway, S.C., in August 2015.

Ten construction industry organizations have launched the Coalition for Crane Operator Safety (CCOS)

Employees of C & G Refrigeration Inc. were twice exposed to trench collapses, according to OSHA investigations.

Construction Equipment has announced its 40 Under 40 in Construction Equipment winners for 2014.

Construction employment expanded in 236 metro areas, declined in 53 and was stagnant in 50 between September 2013 and September 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). 

Terex Construction announced the appointment of Gary Dennis as vice president and general manager of Terex Construction Americas and Global Aftermarket.

The Toro Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the BOSS professional snow and ice management business of privately held Northern Star Industries Inc.

DigiGone, a communication solution provider specializing in secure video transmission, introduced new remote telemedicine kits for marine, aviation and land-based applications.

D-A Lubricant Co. will purchase the Brad Penn Lubricants brand from American Refining Group (ARG).

Doosan Telematics will be standard on all Doosan heavy equipment, except the DX63-3 and DX85R-3 excavators.

Astec Industries reported third-quarter 2014 sales rose 3 percent over 2013, and earnings declined 71 percent.

The National Demolition Association (NDA) announced that Cheryl Caulfield, IOM, CAE has joined the association as executive director.

In response to a skilled worker shortage, a new website—www.buildohio.org—is providing detailed information about construction careers, specifically those in Ohio, for students and other individuals, according to The Columbus Dispatch.

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a report on heavy equipment thefts in 2013.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) safety manual for Cold Planers (Milling Machines) and Soil Stabilizers (Recyclers/Reclaimers) has been updated

Cummins reported a 15-percent increase in revenue in the third quarter compared to the same period last year.

Komatsu Ltd. will introduce the PC210LCi-10 intelligent Machine Control excavator to the United States in November.

Cummins has released an iPhone app that provides users instant access to information related to a specific engine.

Angus W. Mercer and Allen L. Morehead will be formally inducted into the Rental Hall of Fame during the keynote session next February at The Rental Show in New Orleans.

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced that Jonathan Egge, a technical sales specialist at Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens), won the I Make America custom-painted Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

LoJack Corporation, a provider of vehicle theft recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, announced a strategic alliance with international telematics provider Trackunit A/S.

Volvo Construction equipment reported third-quarter 2014 results, which indicated a 9 percent improvement in the North American market. 

Manitou released its third-quarter 2014 results, indicating a 5 percent increase in sales from the same period in 2013. 

A Kenworth T880 will transport the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to more than 30 community celebrations before a final stop for setup, decoration and the tree-lighting ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Half of fleets with off-road equipment who are in the market for maintenance-management software currently use manual methods

OSHA issued a directive for enforcing requirements of the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard.

JCB will cut up to 150 jobs at its sites in Staffordshire, Derbyshire, and Wrexham sites in the U.K., according to the Stoke Sentinel.

Most construction firms report they are having trouble finding qualified craft workers to fill key spots as the industry recovers from its years-long downturn, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). 

Caterpillar Inc. announced third-quarter 2014 sales and revenues of $13.549 billion, up from $13.423 billion in the third quarter of 2013.

CNH Industrial N.V. has been awarded a position on The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014.

OSHA has cited Stafford Transport Inc., a solid waste removal trucking company, for five safety and health violations following an inspection at the company's Mableton, Ga., facility. 

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for September was $9.4 billion, up 21 percent from new business volume in September 2013. 

Construction firms added jobs in 39 states between September 2013 and September 2014 while construction employment increased in 34 states and the District of Columbia between August and September, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). 

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Globe Awards program.

The Caterpillar Foundation will provide an additional $1 million to the $7.5 million investment made to The ONE Campaign for its advocacy work in the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease in Africa, particularly to boost the organization’s response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. 

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