Construction Industry News
U.S. Construction Spending Rose in September for Second Month
By Alex Kowalski
Construction spending in the U.S. rose in September for as second month as gains in private projects outpaced a drop in government outlays. Building outlays increased 0.2 percent after jumping 1.6 percent in August, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington. More
Argentina Sept Construction Activity +11.7% On Year
By Taos Turner
BUENOS AIRES - Argentine construction activity rose 11.7% on the year in September as individuals and companies continued to invest in housing, office space and retail building. More
Agriculture Industry News
Farmers Cry Foul Over Proposed New Rules...
By Cami Reister
Conklin dairy farmer Arden Eadie remembers being in the seat of a tractor when he was 5 years old. "I was pulling the baler and my dad was on the wagon behind the baler," Eadie recalled. "I was going so slow, he could stop and start with me steering the tractor. That's all I did was steer." More.
Deere Plans to Supply Fewer Combines in U.S., Dealers Say
By Shruti Date Singh
Deere & Co., the world's largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment, plans to deliver fewer combines in the U.S. in fiscal 2012 as demand falls amid a glut of used machinery, dealers said. Sloan Implement Co., a Deere dealer with 17 sites in Illinois and Wisconsin, said its combine allocation will be reduced by about 10 percent for the year starting Nov. 1. More.