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Liebherr Construction, Mining Turnover Drops in 2014
For the 2014 business year, the Liebherr Group is currently anticipating an overall turnover of $10.99 billion. In the area of construction machines and mining, a decline is expected. For the other areas, the 2014 figures are higher than the previous year's.
Construction Equipment – 12/17/2014

JLG reorganizes global AWP marketing group
JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has reorganized its aerial work platform (AWP) product marketing team.
Access International – 12/17/2014

Three Volvo Group facilities earn top positions in Superior Energy Performance Program
Three Volvo Group North America sites occupy the top three positions in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Superior Energy Performance (SEP) program, recording the highest energy performance improvements among Platinum level partners.
OEM Off-Highway – 12/17/2014

Idaho Governor Visits Multiquip Boise Facility
Multiquip Inc. recently welcomed Idaho Governor C. L. "Butch" Otter and his executive team for a tour of its Boise, Idaho facility.
forconstructionpros.com – 12/16/2014

JCB wins historic supply deal
JCB, Savannah, Ga., has secured one of the biggest engine supply deals in its history with an annual contract worth around $7 million.
Rental Pulse – 12/14/2014

Cat announces officer changes
Caterpillar implemented officer changes that will be made effective Jan. 1, 2015.
Pit & Quarry – 12/12/2014

ReachMaster to Distribute Dinolift in U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico
Finnish manufacturer Dinolift has named ReachMaster, Inc., Houston, Texas, as its new exclusive distributor in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. The agreement takes effect Jan. 1, 2015.
Lift & Access – 12/11/2014

Doosan Infracore, PSI Announce Gas Engine JV
Power Solutions International, Inc., Wood Dale, Ill. (PSI), and Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd., Incheon, South Korea, have announced a joint venture, Doosan PSI, LLC. The JV, equally owned by both companies, will design, develop, produce, market and distribute industrial gas power systems for the global markets, the announcement said.
Diesel Progress – 12/10/2014

Volvo and Mack open support center aimed at preventing truck downtime before it happens
Downtime is a killer for fleets with very real bottom line consequences. Customer support specialists for Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America calculate that a commerical vehicle downtime event today can cost a fleet as much as $2,000 a day per event. Obviously, mitigating or even avoiding costly downtime events is a high priority for fleets and the mission statement of Mack and Volvo's new Uptime Center in Greensboro, NC.
Equipment World – 12/10/2014

The Toro Co. posts fiscal 2014 increases
The Toro Co., Bloomington, Minn., has reported net earnings of $173.9 million on a net sales increase of 6.4 percent to $2.173 billion for its fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2014.
Rental Pulse – 12/10/2014