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Mack Trucks names VP of national accounts

April 18, 2017By

Rick Hoyle, Mack Trucks’ vice president of national accounts, will be responsible for all of the company’s national accounts activities in North America.

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White House soaking in comments regarding regulations

April 18, 2017By

According to a report, the Trump administration is inclined to accept a number of public comments regarding the regulation of U.S. businesses.


State transportation bill nearing passage in California

April 7, 2017By

The $54 billion plan cleared both the state’s senate and assembly chambers with ease, and the governor is expected to sign it.

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Dodge Momentum Index rises in March 2017

April 7, 2017By

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 0.9 percent in March to 144.4 from a revised February reading of 143.2, reports Dodge Data & Analytics.

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Thunder Creek Equipment adds Altorfer as dealer

April 7, 2017By

Altorfer will sell and service Thunder Creek Equpiment’s full line of fuel, diesel exhaust fluid and service products.


OSHA enforcement of crystalline silica standard pushed back

April 7, 2017By

Originally scheduled to begin June 23, 2017, enforcement will now begin Sept. 23, 2017.

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Details finalized on Komatsu’s acquisition of Joy Global

April 5, 2017By

Joy Global Inc. will be renamed Komatsu Mining Corp. and operate as a subsidiary of Komatsu.


Cat plans to close Illinois plant, lay off 800 workers

April 3, 2017By

Caterpillar plans to close its Aurora, Illinois, plant and lay off about 800 employees as a result of an anticipated decline in demand for its products.