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Total U.S. construction machinery exports for first quarter 2014 totaled $4.292 billion compared to $5.287 billion in the first quarter of 2013 – a drop of 18.8 percent, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), citing U.S. Department of Commerce data.

Three speakers including Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine will share their knowledge and expertise with attendees of The Pipeline & Energy Expo, a three-day oil, gas and pipeline energy conference and trade show with industry networking and professional development opportunities, August 25-27, at the Cox Center in Tulsa.

America’s interstate natural gas transmission industry has made great strides in recent years in reducing the amount of natural gas released from pipeline systems, thanks in part to pipeline safety efforts and modernization and expansion projects to ensure system reliability and resiliency.

The AECOM Technology Corporation announced that it has been awarded a $91-million contract by Miami-Dade County commissioners in Florida to oversee $1.6 billion in federally mandated repairs to the county’s sewer system.

Launched on the eve of UN World Environment Day, Volvo Construction Equipment is hosting a new initiative working with partners to drive sustainability across the construction industry.

Energy Transfer Partners, a Houston, TX-based company, says a subsidiary—ET Rover Pipeline Company LLC —intends to build an interstate pipeline to move natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale gas formations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio to a terminal in Ontario, Canada.

Seattle Tunnel Partners (STP), the design-build contractor for the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel in Seattle, announced on April 21 it will replace the bearing on the State Route 99 tunneling boring machine (TBM) and expects the machine to start tunneling again in March 2015.

For the latest trends, use and research in plastic pipe networks, attend the Plastic Pipes XVII (PPXVII) event at Chicago’s Swissôtel, Sept. 22-24.

According to Carmine Rositano, GlobalData’s managing analyst covering downstream oil and gas, Canada is developing infrastructure projects, including the proposed East Energy Access Pipeline Projects, on both of its west and east coasts.

KEMTRON Technologies founder Hemu Mehta, 65, passed away on May 12. Mehta was born on Sept. 1, 1948 in Ahemadabad, India.

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