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Holcim Shows First-Half Improvements

After a first quarter beset by heavy winter snowfall in the northern hemisphere, the overall economic picture improved slightly

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Caterpillar To Help Clean Up Port-Au-Prince

More than 150,000 people in Haiti's most impoverished slum will benefit from a massive drainage canal clean-up project funded by a donation from the Caterpillar Foundation

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Usgs Reports Q2 Production

In the second quarter of 2010, increases in domestic production for cement, construction sand and gravel, and crushed stone were large compared with those of the first quarter of 2010, but largely seasonal

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Transportation Research And Education To Get $13.8M

The Department of Transportation is giving more than $13.8 million in grants to eight University Transportation Centers to advance research and education programs that address critical transportation challenges. These centers conduct research that directly supports DOT priorities

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Construction Machinery Exports Up 15%

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment increased in the second quarter of 2010, and total construction machinery exports at midyear were $7.4 billion, a 15% gain overall compared to the first six months of 2009, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers

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