Deficit Pushed as Priority at AEM

aemlogoNovember 16, 2012 – It's "damn the deficit, full speed ahead." At the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) 2012 Annual Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., the AEM Board of Directors established federal deficit reduction as its top policy priority headed into the new year. The Board joined the chorus of national business leaders calling for immediate bipartisan action to comprehensively solve our nation’s debt crisis by adopting a balanced approach that addresses entitlement and discretionary spending, as well as revenue while making wise investments in infrastructure and education.

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Transportation Issues Fail on Election Day

nssgaNovember 7, 2012 – Everyone knows that President Obama was re-elected, the Democrats held onto the Senate and the Republicans held onto the House of Representatives yesterday. According to NSSGA, three transportation ballot measures at the local level seeking increased sales or gas taxes went down to defeat.

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Get Out and Vote

imagesNovember 5, 2012 – I'm sure that you are, like me, tired of being bombarded by election information. But it is your responsibility as an American to vote, so please head out to the polls and cast your ballot.

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Our Infrastructure Deficit

eblumenauerOctober 29, 2012 – In an election cycle where very little is being said about infrastructure, it is interesting to note the discussion in the National Journal's Transportation Experts Blog.

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Crushing Up a Storm

Metso MineralsOctober 24, 2012 – I am blogging live this week from Metso's 2012 New Product Expo in Columbia, SC. New Metso products unveiled include the HP3 cone crusher, C120 jaw crusher, Lokotrack ST2.4 mobile screen, CT3.2 mobile conveyor, LT106 jaw plant and the latest vibrating equipment. In addition to showing new products, Metso is also re-introducing its GP cone crusher product line. Other Metso products featured include spare and wear parts, conveyor accessories, pumps and Trellex screening media solutions.

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