Komatsu profit up 5.5% in 3Q thanks to strong construction equipment sales in North America
Helped by a weakening of the yen against the U.S. dollar as well as increased equipment sales in the Americas and Europe, Komatsu posted gains in both profit and sales during its fiscal third quarter.
Equipment World – 1/28/2015
JLG Sales Increased in Q1 2015, But Oshkosh Experiences Overall Drop
Oshkosh Corporation reported its fiscal 2015 first quarter net income of $34.7 million compared to $54.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2014.
Lift & Access – 1/28/2015
Fayat reports strong financial performance
The Fayat Group reports a strong financial performance for 2014. Group turnover reached ?3.5 billion, of which 38% came from the road construction sector including the BOMAG and Marini business segments.
World Highways – 1/28/2015
Caterpillar hurt by lower oil prices
Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar said lower oil prices hurt its fourth-quarter sales and profit - and predicted the pressure will continue through 2015.
USA Today – 1/27/2015
JLG Appoints Jeff Ford Director of Global Strategy, Business Development
JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has reorganized its aerial work platform (AWP) product marketing team.
Construction Equipment Guide – 1/27/2015
Deere Announces Layoffs, New Jobs
Deere & Company will make workforce adjustments at several factories in Iowa and Illinois.
Construction Equipment – 1/23/2015
Volvo Penta to Supply Engines for Gradall Excavators
Volvo Penta has reached an agreement with Gradall to be the exclusive supplier of Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its XL line of excavators.
RER – 1/23/2015
Michael R. Henderson named as Grote's new Vice President of Engineering
Michael R. Henderson has been hired as Grote Industries Vice President of Engineering.
OEM Off-Highway – 1/22/2015
Tsurumi Forms French Rental Company
Tsurumi Europe GmbH (Germany) has established a wholly owned French rental company in France, to focus on the country's untapped rental potential and grow its presence in the market.
forconstructionpros.com – 1/21/2015
Manitowoc partners with Sennebogen to introduce Grove GHC telescoping crawler cranes
New from Manitowoc is a trio of compact telescoping crawler cranes that are designed to handle the most unforgiving terrain.
OEM Off-Highway – 1/21/2015