The Show Kicks Off

March 4, 2014 – Liebherr kicked off ConExpo-ConAgg 2014 with an early morning press event at its booth in the Gold Lot. Peter Mayr, president of the company’s U.S. division noted the improved construction economy and predicted 2 to 5 percent growth this year. He also talked about Liebherr’s technology advances and improvements in fuel consumption on its construction equipment. The company…

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Carrier Home Builders Inc. Relies on Powerscreen Warrior

Serviceability, performance, flexibility and economy of operation are the primary reasons Carrier Home Builders, Inc. purchased the first Powerscreen Warrior 1400X sold in the United States. The company is working in topsoil and sand/gravel applications for a project in Farmington, Conn., and is also operating a Powerscreen1000 Maxtrak cone crusher to make stone. The distributor is Powerscreen New England. The…

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AASHTO President: States, Construction, Economy at Risk

The impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund poses a threat to state budgets, the construction industry and the overall economy that is real and that is even closer than originally estimated, according to Mike Hancock, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ president and secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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