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Quarry Academy

QuarryAcademyNovember 11, 2013 – I am blogging live this week in San Antonio as I attend Sandvik's Quarry Academy, an annual event staged with Dyno Nobel.

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Vulcan Looking Up

vulcanNovember 4, 2013 - Vulcan Materials had a very good third quarter. The company is reporting that its net sales increased $88 million, or 13 percent, versus the prior year's third quarter. Gross profit improved $32 million, or 25 percent, from the prior year.

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'I Make America' Expands Identity

IMakeAmericaLogoOctober 28, 2013 – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers(AEM) announced all domestic policy advocacy efforts on behalf of the equipment manufacturing industry will now be integrated under the I Make America banner. I Make America began as a national grassroots campaign and now has nearly 30,000 supporters across the country that advocate to dramatically increase jobs for America's equipment manufacturers.

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Terex Corp. May Hire 1,500 Employees

hir02 terex logo6October 21, 2013 - Hiring is always a good sign. Terex Corp. plans to invest about $40 million to upgrade its Oklahoma City facility after selling several product lines that had been built here. The company will add new machinery and other equipment at its local manufacturing plant, where it could add as many as 1,500 new jobs by 2017.

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Making a Case in Tomahawk

CaseOctober 17, 2013 - Case Construction Equipment, at a special media event in Tomahawk, Wis., introduced a new M Series line of dozers. One of the new machines – the 2050M – is a 214-hp machine targeted to the aggregates market for ripping overburden, working on haul roads, building berms and cleaning up muck piles.

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