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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap- News in the Construction Equipment Industry

Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every week we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   Just in time for winter, Doosan Portable Power introduces a package designed specifically for mobile generators operating in extreme cold. The Tundra Package includes […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   ShineRooms.com completed research regarding the growth rate of two companies, Deere & Co. and Terex Corp. With this […]

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News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   The construction industry in the Carolinas can raise their hats for the passage of the transportation bill. The […]

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Workers needed at Spokane Caterpillar warehouse

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Caterpillar will hold job fairs May 22 and May 23 at Spokane Community College to fill up to 150 jobs at its new warehouse at Medical Lake. KXLY reports the warehouse will distribute Caterpillar parts for heavy equipment in the Northwest, Canada and Alaska. The state provided $235,000 to help recruit […]

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Good news, bad news on construction employment front

The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but still added 63,000 jobs over the past year as the industry unemployment rate shrank to 14.5 percent—the lowest April level in four years, according to an analysis of new federal employment data released today by […]

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New Komatsu plant at Wacol

KOMATSU Australia has opened a new, state-of-the-art regional headquarters at Wacol, south-west of Brisbane. Completed for a cost of more than $55 million, the project employed up to 400 workers in the construction phase and will create the opportunity for about 150 permanent employees. Managing director of Komatsu Australia Sean Taylor said the Wacol facility […]

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Holt Cat Announces Metroplex Job Fair

Holt Cat, the Caterpillar Equipment and Engine dealer for South, Central, North and North East Texas has recently announced an upcoming job fair to be held in Irving, Texas. The job fair will be held Saturday May 19, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Holt’s facility at 2000 E. Airport Freeway in Irving. […]

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