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| The trade war between the US and China appears to be ready to escalate. According to USA Today, the President’s chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow is suggesting the administration is soon going to be ready to install new tariffs on Chinese goods. The paper says, “President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser suggested Monday that the ... READ MORE

Where Has the Time Gone?

| I remember clearly the 2008 financial crisis. The broadcast industry was one of the first to react by laying off hundreds of reporters, producers, directors, and engineers, many of whom had decades of experience in the business. I was counted among them and lost my job. At least for me, a lot has changed in ... READ MORE

ASV Celebrates 35 Successful Years of Pushing Limits

| GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (Aug. 16, 2018) — ASV Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ASV), an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, celebrates 35 years of forward-thinking product development this year. The manufacturer commemorated the anniversary with an open house event in August at its Grand Rapids, Minnesota facility. Company CEO Andrew ... READ MORE

Hyundai Construction Equipment Sells 20 Wheel Loaders from Its Snow Ice Management Association (SIMA) Exhibit

| NORCROSS, Ga. (August 2018) – Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas recently sold 20 Wheel Loaders as a result from its participation in the Snow Ice Management Association (SIMA) Symposium that took place in Cleveland, Ohio from June 26th-June 29th. SIMA brings the top snow and ice equipment manufacturers and suppliers together to showcase the best products, technology, ... READ MORE

Volvo Construction Equipment announces 2018-2019 Road Institute® course schedule

| Entering its 53rd season, Road Institute is beneficial to newcomers and industry veterans alike. Registration is now open for Volvo’s 2018-2019 Road Institute, the paving industry’s premier training program. Offering a mix of classroom and hands-on training on a variety of operations and maintenance topics, sessions start in late October 2018 and continue through May ... READ MORE

PASSAGE OF ACT TO BOOST CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION WILL HELP ADDRESS GROWING SHORTAGE OF QUALIFIED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

| Congressional Approval is an Important Step in Addressing Skills Gap by Making It Easier for School Officials to Set up and Support Programs Exposing Students to High-Paying Careers Like Construction The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in reaction to the passage of the ... READ MORE

From the Association of Equipment Manufacturers: What Equipment Manufacturers are Saying about Trump’s Tariffs

| Over the last several months, the Trump Administration has placed harmful tariffs on imports that are making a considerable impact on the equipment manufacturing industry. So far, the Trump Administration has placed, or threatened to place, more than $250 billion in tariffs on many different types of goods from China, including construction and agricultural equipment, ... READ MORE

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