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Lots of Activity at ConExpo Latin America

RFTR BLOG022 150Oct. 22, 2015 – The second day at ConExpo Latin America got off to a slow start, but by late morning, visitors were pouring through the gates to look at a wide variety of construction equipment.

 

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ConExpo Latin America Day One

mark conexpo 2015 thOct. 21, 2015 – It has been a momentous day for the folks who put on ConExpo-Con/Agg, as AEM officially launched ConExpo Latin America in Santiago, Chile. I am pleased to be here representing Rock Products and Mining Media International. 

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ConExpo Latin America

CONEXPO 150Oct. 19, 2015 – I will be blogging live this week from ConExpo Latin America, Santiago, Chile, where Mining Media International and Rock Products, as part of an exclusive partnership with AEM, is sponsoring an aggregates seminar for attendees.

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Extraordinary Vulcan Profit Growth Expected

Vulcan 150Oct. 15, 2015 – According to an article on USAToday.com, nine companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index, including Vulcan Materials, are expected to post 70 percent or greater adjusted profit growth in the third quarter.

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Cat Will Restructure; Reduce Workforce

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Sept. 29, 2015 –
It is going to be tough medicine for Big Yellow. Caterpillar has announced significant restructuring and cost reduction actions that are expected to lower operating costs by about $1.5 billion annually once fully implemented, according to the company. These steps will begin in late 2015 and reflect recent, current and expected market conditions. For 2015, the company’s sales and revenues outlook has weakened and are expected to be about $48 billion, or $1 billion lower than the previous outlook of about $49 billion. For 2016, sales and revenues are expected to be about 5 percent below 2015.

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