Association of Equipment Manufacturers

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Name: Association of Equipment Manufacturers
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 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 - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Senate clears highways, transit patch

The nation’s highway and mass transit programs can breathe easy for another 10 months after Senate Democrats relented Thursday and cleared a GOP-crafted $11 billion extension they had overwhelmingly rejected two days ago.But as happy as transportation ... [Published Politico - 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 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Advocates gear up for Senate highway vote

Transportation advocates are gearing up for a final vote in the Senate on Tuesday on extending federal infrastructure funding until next spring and prevent a construction slow down while lawmakers are on recess next month.The Senate is scheduled to vote on ... [Published The Hill - Jul 29 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]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

CONEXPO Latin America Holds Successful Exhibitor-information Meeting in Santiago

-CONEXPO Latin America conducted a well-attended exhibitor-information meeting in Santiago, Chile; construction equipment manufacturers and related industry companies learned details directly from show organizers about exhibiting at this event that is ... [Published ThomasNet - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Mervel Wood, last of Woods Equipment founders, dies

Mervel E. Wood, the last surviving founding member of the Wood Brothers Manufacturing Co. of Oregon, died Wednesday at age 94. Wood was one of three brothers who started the heavy equipment manufacturing business in 1946. Woods Equipment, as it is called ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

AEM Elects Three New Directors

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected three new directors to fill unexpired terms.Joining the AEM Board of Directors is Jerry Johnson, president of the Farm, Ranch & Agriculture Division of Blount International, Oregon, Ill. Brian ... [Published Diesel Progress - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tax Benefit May Not Return This Year

In May the full U.S. Senate began consideration of its tax extenders package passed by the Senate Finance Committee in April, but the bipartisan bill turned partisan when amendments were limited during floor debate.On January 1, 2014, expensing levels ... [Published Farm Futures - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Key bill still stuck in gridlock

Congress is closer to a deal to ensure construction on federal highways and bridges doesn’t grind to a halt. But while lawmakers continue to hash out their differences, infrastructure projects across the country are already being delayed as the expiring ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 11 2014]

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"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 . . . )
...of our industry," said Dennis Slater, president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the trade group that founded I Make America. "At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 we expanded our growing list of influential manufacturing and construction industry representatives from across the country who are focused on the urgent need to pass a highway bill and invest in comprehensive, national infrastructure improvements to grow American jobs and to keep our country competitive globally."

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Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing... [Published Equipment World - 15 hours ago]
Welcome to jobs day! — The stock market decline... [Published Politico - 18 hours ago]
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]
IFPE 2017 Show Co-chairs Named: Caterpillar & H... [Published ThomasNet - Jul 24 2014]
Equipment Manufacturers Organize to Save GPS fr... [Published For Construction Pros - Jul 24 2014]
I Make America Gains 3,000 Supporters at CONEXP... [Published For Construction Pros - Jul 24 2014]
CONEXPO Latin America Holds Successful Exhibito... [Published ThomasNet - Jul 23 2014]
Caterpillar, HUSCO International execs to co-ch... [Published Elp.com - Jul 22 2014]
IFPE 2017 Names Co-Chairs [Published Diesel Progress - Jul 21 2014]
Obituary: Mervel Wood, last of Woods Equipment ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Jul 21 2014]
AEM Elects Three New Directors [Published Diesel Progress - Jul 18 2014]
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Level Playi... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Advocates debate the meaning of House highway vote [Published The Hill - Jul 16 2014]
Cummins Inc. Announces Steve Charlton’s Retirement [Published Construction Equipment Guide - Jul 16 2014]
Grounded and Bonded [Published Modern Contractor Solution - Jul 16 2014]
Bobcat Rolls Out One-Millionth Bobcat Loader at... [Published Total Landscape Care - Jul 15 2014]
White House backs House road funding bill; cons... [Published Trucker - Jul 15 2014]
Here's How Conservatives Want To Fundamentally ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 15 2014]
Bobcat Formally Marks Production of 1 Million L... [Published For Construction Pros - Jul 15 2014]
Heritage Action scoring against House highway b... [Published The Hill - Jul 14 2014]
Tax Benefit May Not Return This Year [Published Farm Futures - Jul 13 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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