IronPlanet acquires Kruse Energy and Equipment Auctioneers
IronPlanet, a US-based on online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment, has acquired Kruse Energy and Equipment Auctioneers for an undisclosed sum.
World Highways – 11/20/2014
Bridgestone plant adds to S.C. dominance in tire manufacturing
Bridgestone Americas opened its first giant off-road radial tire plant in the United States on Tuesday in Aiken County, S.C., where the company will produce heavy-duty tires for its booming earth-mover segment.
charlotteobserver.com – 11/18/2014
Tadano sales up 13% in first half of 2014 financial year
For the first half of the 2014 financial year Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano reported an increase in sales of 13.1 % to JPY 98,121 million (US$ 841 million) at the end of the second quarter (30 September), up from JPY 86,754 million ($ 743 million) in the same period of the 2013 financial year.
International Cranes – 11/18/2014
JCB opens 2 factories in Jaipur
JCB India, India's largest construction equipment manufacturer, which opened two factories in Jaipur with an investment of Rs 500 crore, despite sluggish market for last two-three years, is betting on growth from next year.
mydigitalfc.com – 11/16/2014
Earnings Rise on Flat Sales in Volvo CE's Q3 Results
A solid 9 percent improvement in the North American market was not enough to overcome uncertainty and negative growth elsewhere in Volvo Construction Equipment's (Volvo CE) third quarter results, which saw revenues rise 2 percent in the period.
Construction Equipment Guide – 11/15/2014
Volvo CE is moving production of backhoe loaders and graders
Volvo CE has announced it is moving production of its backhoe loaders and motor graders to its Chinese SDLG operation.
World Highways – 11/14/2014
Donaldson to Close Grinnell Plant
Donaldson Company Inc. announced its intent to close its Grinnell, Iowa, manufacturing facility, which manufactures mufflers and other exhaust products for off-road equipment.
Construction Equipment – 11/13/2014
Oshkosh Plans Mexican Manufacturing Facility
Oshkosh Corp. said it will build a $100 million components manufacturing plant in Mexico that eventually will employ about 1000 people, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper.
Diesel Progress – 11/13/2014
Wacker Neuson Reports 14% Revenue Growth in 2014's Third Quarter
The Wacker Neuson Group revenue for the third quarter of 2014 amounted to EUR 316.2 million, an increase of 14% relative to the previous year (Q3 2013: EUR 276.3 million).
forconstructionpros.com – 11/13/2014
Wacker Neuson to start US compact loader production
Wacker Neuson has announced it is adding a skid steer and compact tracked loader production line at its factory in Menomonee Falls, US. Production of four models is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2015.
International Construction – 11/12/2014