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In a move that will improve the company’s penetration in the core earthmoving segment and extend its presence in light mining, Volvo Construction Equipment has agreed to acquire the off-highway hauler manufacturer Terex Equipment Ltd. of the Terex Corporation for a purchase consideration of approximately $160 million on a cash and debt free basis.

The RT80 Quad heavy-duty ride-on trencher and vibratory plow is a machine contractors can rely on to do it all: any type of utility installation, short or long drops, on either tight or wide-open jobsites.

Vermeer Texas-Louisiana, a market leader in environmental and construction equipment with 12 locations across Texas and south Louisiana, celebrated the grand opening of a new branch in Midland, TX, on Nov. 1, 2013.

The WMS-1B wireless monitoring system, also referred to as the Yellow Box, has proven to reduce the costs that accompany unwanted utility hits.

Starting Jan. 1, residents of Colorado are allowed to purchase up to one ounce of marijuana for recreational use, and visitor are limited to a quarter of an ounce.

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA, a global leader in the manufacture of crawler excavators, brings their new and improved SK210LC model to market.

Establishment of new educational programs, creation of a task force to address the growing shortage of labor, successful annual and midyear meetings and membership growth were among highlights of 2013 for the Power & Communication Contractors Association (PCCA).

Backhoe loaders by Case, Caterpillar, John Deere, Volvo and New Holland Construction.

The American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) and its members had a busy and productive 2013, reported Nick Bruno, association president.

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Two separate challenges have been made to the FERC's Order 787 issued last November. It allowed interstate pipelines and electric utilities to share non-public, operational information with each other for the purpose of promoting reliable service or operational planning on either the public utility or pipeline system.