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CASE Construction Equipment has entered into a strategic partnership with Leica Geosystems to provide machine control technologies – both factory installed and aftermarket – throughout its line of construction equipment.

Protecting underground utilities and utility damage prevention is a shared responsibility.

Underground Imaging Technologies (UIT) LLC, A Caterpillar Affiliate, announced that Nicholas Zembillas has joined the UIT Advisory Board as the executive director and chairman.

James Vincent Joyce, 86, died on Feb. 24 in Andover, NY.

In February, an underground pipeline near Alexander, ND, that was struck and damaged leaked about 400 barrels (one barrel equals 42 gallons) of crude oil, authorities said.

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment dropped 25 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year for a total $20 billion shipped to global markets, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), citing U.S. Commerce Department data it uses in trend reports for members. All world regions recorded declines.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued its annual inspection plan under the Site-Specific Targeting 2014 program to direct enforcement resources to workplaces where the highest rates of injuries and illnesses occur.

McElroy announced the addition of a new distributor that will sell and service the company’s fusion machines in Northern Africa.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) May 7-8, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Bob DeRoma, Interplastic Corp.’s senior vice president, announced the launch of the 2014 Scholars Award Program sponsored by Interplastic Corp. in affiliation with the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA).

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