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Why Telematics Matter

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 02, 2014

Why Telematics Matter

By Tina Grady Barbaccia, Editor-at-Large tinabarbaccia@gmail.com   Telematics. It’s a buzzword in the construction industry. Although it’s not a brand-new concept, and the penetration of telematics on the construction equipment industry as a whole is still somewhat low, equipment operators are starting to ...

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Could alternate energy sources help solve our funding problem?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 06, 2013

Could alternate energy sources help solve our funding problem?

It’s time to get creative. With less than a year until our latest surface transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), expires on Sept. 30, 2014, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) once again faces insolvency. It’s ...

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AEM elects 2013 officers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 12, 2012

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected its slate of 2013 officers. The new officers are as follows: Chair is Stuart Levenick, Group President of Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill. Vice Chair is Richard Patek, president of Telsmith & group vice president Aggregate ...

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AEM announces 'Statistics Outstanding Merit Award' winners

Staff Report - Jun 12, 2012

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has presented 93 member manufacturers with "Statistics Outstanding Merit Awards" for exemplary performance in AEM's data reporting programs. Their performance enhances the association's ability to provide meaningful market information to member companies for business benchmarking ...

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AEM offers new French Canadian aerial platform, aerial devices safety manuals

Staff Report - May 16, 2012

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) now offers French Canadian versions of its Aerial Platform Safety Manual and Aerial Devices Safety Manual to help equipment manufacturers comply with government language requirements for distributing products in Quebec. The two manuals outline possible ...

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AEM offers 'Introduction to Hydraulics' course March 27

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 11, 2012

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is offering an "Introduction to Hydraulics" course March 27, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that will focus on lubrication fundamentals, hydraulic fluids, and applications. The one-day course is being held in partnership with the Society of ...

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U.S. construction machinery exports gain 43 percent in 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 24, 2012

U.S. construction equipment exports increased 43 percent in 2011 compared to the previous year for a total $23.5 billion of machinery shipped to other nations, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). This follows growth of 28 percent in ...

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Mica’s Move is Made: Now let’s keep moving

John Latta - Feb 01, 2012

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica and Members of the committee unveiled the American Energy an Infrastructure Jobs Act yesterday. I would like to think contractors, subs, agencies,equipment dealerships and OEMs are excited and getting ready to move quickly ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Highway Contractor

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us more of the same. Last year virtually repeating itself, as did the year before that and ...

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AEM supports Senate's action on machinery lighting/marking legislation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 16, 2011

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is applauding a U.S. Senate committee approval of legislation to improve safety on rural roads by providing consistency regarding lighting and marking requirements for agricultural machinery. The legislation was included in a highway safety ...

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AEM recognizes 'Milestone Members'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 16, 2011

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has recognized eight member companies as having achieved "Milestone Member" status with the organization. This status is for member companies who have supported the industry through 25 or more years of continuous participation in AEM ...

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AEM names inaugural Pillar of the Industry award winners

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 11, 2011

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and its I Make America (IMA) campaign have honored four companies with AEM's first annual Pillar of the Industry award. Angus-Palm, Caterpillar Inc., International Construction Equipment and Stone Construction Equipment were recognized "for their outstanding ...

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