Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Type: Organization
Name: Association of Equipment Manufacturers
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Construction Industry Driven to Ramp Up

DetailsA survey of construction industry end-users by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers shows plans to increase construction equipment fleet sizes, staff levels and start adopting telematics technology.The Snapshot Survey provides a generally ... [Published Rock Products - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Congressional Inaction Killing Highway Work

Highway construction work dropped sharply in June, wiping out market gains from the previous seven months amid uncertainty over the federal aid highway program and the Highway Trust Fund, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Assoc ... [Published Rock Products - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

ROAD/BRIDGE EQUIPMENT: AEM members upbeat

The mood was generally upbeat in an end-user survey conducted earlier this year by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) to give its members a snapshot-look at market perceptions. According to the AEM Snapshot Survey, respondents overall plan ... [Published Roads & Bridges - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

More than 40% of Small Contractors Will Expand Equipment Fleets

A survey of construction-industry equipment users by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers shows plans to increase equipment fleet sizes, staff levels and start adopting telematics technology. The Snapshot Survey provides a generally upbeat outlook, ... [Published For Construction Pros - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Construction Machinery Exports Drop In Q1 2014

Total U.S. construction machinery exports for first quarter 2014 totaled $4.292 billion compared to $5.287 billion in the first quarter of 2013 – a drop of 18.8 percent, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), citing U.S. Department ... [Published Underground Construction - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

I make America in West Bend

‘I make America’ in West BendEvent brings to light issues in manufacturing By LINDA MCALPINE - Daily News August 12, 2014 Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson, shares a moment Monday in the parking lot of Manitou Americas, ... [Published Greater Milwaukee Today - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

OUR OPINION: Federal highway funds sustain Mississippi work

The nation’s highway and mass transit programs can breathe easier, at least briefly, after the Senate on a bipartisan vote relented late Thursday and cleared a GOP-crafted $11 billion extension of the Highway Trust Fund’s revenue it had overwhelmingly ... [Published NEMS 360 - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing House’s $10.8 billion highway funding patch

The Senate on Thursday passed a 10-month funding bill that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke until the end of May. The bill was first passed by the House earlier this month, and is now just a presidential signature away from becoming ... [Published Equipment World - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Senators Send Their Highway Fix Back to House

Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - Senators approved a short-term solution to fund the Highway Trust Fund in a 79-18 vote.The bill that is being sent back to the House includes an amendment removing a measure to change the way ... [Published Kansas City Infozine - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Construction Equipment Senior Editor Wins Two AZBEE Awards

Construction Equipment magazine’s Frank Raczon, senior editor, was honored by the American Society of Business Publication Editors with a 2014 Gold AZBEE Regional Award for Editorial Excellence of a Product Section/Department for Construction Equipment ... [Published Construction Equipment - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

New drilling safety manuals

The latest industry best practices for safe directional drilling are available through new and updated manuals.The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has produced a new directional drilling safety manual and updated its directional drilling tracking ... [Published Aggregate Research Industries - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Equipment Manufacturers Organize to Save GPS from Interferance

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently granted a waiver for a new company, LightSquared, to build a new broadband network on a spectrum that industry groups and other federal agencies feel is too close to the GPS spectrum and could cause ... [Published For Construction Pros - Jul 24 2014]

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..."The method chosen depends on the asset and how the asset is being used," he said. "Managers should be aware that calculating an asset's depreciation for economic purposes is different than calculating depreciation for tax purposes."
"We've known about this for two years," Boxer said. "It's so unfair and this sends a message of indecision."
American Road & Transportation Builders Association President and CEO Pete Ruane said, "We appreciate the Senate action today and urge the House and Senate to now take advantage of the opportunity to craft legislation that continues funding to the states and focuses the attention of Congress on resolving this year the underlying revenue problem that is impeding the mobility and safe transportation that American citizens and businesses deserve."
"It will overwhelm the signal from the GPS," Jim Kirkland, general counsel of Trimble Navigation, told USA Today. "If a commercial airliner is coming in on approach and it loses its GPS signal, then they abort the landing. Think what (interference from a wireless transmitter) would do to BWI or LaGuardia (airports)." ( More at AEM.org . . . )

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AGCO’s Martin Richenhagen Selected as One of th... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Aug 22 2014]
AGCO’s Martin Richenhagen Selected as One of th... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 22 2014]
Congressional Inaction Killing Highway Work [Published Rock Products - Aug 19 2014]
Construction Industry Driven to Ramp Up [Published Rock Products - Aug 19 2014]
ROAD/BRIDGE EQUIPMENT: AEM members upbeat [Published Roads & Bridges - Aug 18 2014]
U.S. contractors to grow fleets over next 12 mo... [Published KHL Group - Aug 18 2014]
More than 40% of Small Contractors Will Expand ... [Published For Construction Pros - Aug 18 2014]
AEM survey: Construction firms plan to grow sta... [Published Equipment World - Aug 18 2014]
U.S. Construction Machinery Exports Drop In Q1 ... [Published Underground Construction - Aug 15 2014]
I make America in West Bend [Published Greater Milwaukee Today - Aug 12 2014]
CONEXPO Latin America Names Show Guide partners [Published Construction Equipment - Aug 11 2014]
Association of Equipment Manufacturers - Indust... [Published Financial Services - Aug 11 2014]
I Make America Tour promotes highways [Published Aggregate Research Industries - Aug 08 2014]
Fecon Hosts "I Make America" Nationwide Tour [Published For Construction Pros - Aug 06 2014]
Pennsylvania’s rural roads, bridges have high r... [Published biz570.com - Aug 05 2014]
AEM Expands REACH Training Program [Published Construction Equipment - Aug 04 2014]
Economic Depreciation for Farm Equipment and Ma... [Published Toolshed Ag Information Network - Aug 04 2014]
OUR OPINION: Federal highway funds sustain Miss... [Published NEMS 360 - Aug 03 2014]
Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing... [Published Equipment World - Aug 01 2014]
Welcome to jobs day! — The stock market decline... [Published Politico - Aug 01 2014]
Senate clears highways, transit patch [Published Politico - Aug 01 2014]
Need to know more about telematics? Learn from ... [Published Equipment World - Jul 31 2014]
Senators Send Their Highway Fix Back to House [Published Kansas City Infozine - Jul 30 2014]
Construction Equipment Senior Editor Wins Two A... [Published Construction Equipment - Jul 30 2014]
New drilling safety manuals [Published Aggregate Research Industries - Jul 30 2014]
Senate OKs $8B Trust-Fund Patch, Sending Bill B... [Published Engineering News-Record - Jul 30 2014]
Advocates gear up for Senate highway vote [Published The Hill - Jul 29 2014]
Senate moves to HTF bill – Transpo groups press... [Published Politico - Jul 29 2014]
New, Updated AEM Safety Manuals Outline Directi... [Published Trenchless Technology - Jul 29 2014]
IFPE 2017 Show Co-chairs Named: Caterpillar & H... [Published Design World Online - Jul 28 2014]
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Here's How Conservatives Want To Fundamentally ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 15 2014]
The House of Representatives is set to vote Tuesday on a short-term patch to the federal Highway Trust Fund , an issue that is making for interesting alliances on Wednesday. The White House signaled late Monday night that President Barack Obama ...
AEM applauds Obama for signing bipartisan water... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 10 2014]
CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 Association of Equipment Manufacturers President Dennis Slater welcomed news on Tuesday that President Obama had signed into law a $12.3 billion water resources bill that will improve U.S. infrastructure, contribute to economic ...
Association of Equipment Manufacturers -- Indus... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Jun 10 2014]
CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Month Ending May 31, 2014:MayYTD - MayBeginningInventory20142013%Chg20142013%ChgMay 20142WD Farm Tractors< 40 HP14,90015,163-1.746,15844,0044.962,49640 < 100... ...
Association of Equipment Manufacturers - Indust... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - May 12 2014]
CHICAGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Month Ending April 30, 2014:AprilYTD - AprilBeginningInventory20142013%Chg20142013%ChgApr 20142WD Farm Tractors< 40 HP13,02412,6083.331,25528,8418.464,03340 <... ...
AEM Provides Economic Footprint of Agriculture ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 03 2014]
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The important contribution of U.S. agriculture equipment manufacturing to the health of the nation's economy is demonstrated in a new economic paper produced by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers ...
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Association of Equipment Manufacturers - Indust... [Published Financial Services - Aug 11 2014]
Association of Equipment Manufacturers - Indust... [Published Financial Services - Jul 10 2014]
Association of Equipment Manufacturers -- Indus... [Published Financial Services - Apr 10 2014]
Association of Equipment Manufacturers -- Indus... [Published Financial Services - Mar 11 2014]
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