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Bobcat Company recently announced its 2019 Dealer Leadership Group. These 16 authorized Bobcat dealerships were the highest-performing dealers according to the Dealer Performance Review, a tool Bobcat uses to measure dealership performance across the North American Bobcat dealer network, which includes the United States and Canada, and is comprised of more than 325 dealership enterprises.
Total investment in building construction rebounded in January, up 6.7% from December to $14.8 billion.
With tariffs continuing to take a toll on U.S. businesses, farmers, communities, and families across the country, a new report by IHS Markit outlines the impact of tariffs on the equipment manufacturing industry and the broader U.S. economy.
Massive e-commerce increases, hundreds of billions of investments in transportation infrastructure and stringent emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles are propelling up to a 22% CAGR from 2019-2024 for China’s commercial vehicle telematics market per ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies.  
Industry and markets will have greater certainty for making decisions by having production limit information two months in advance.
Link Manufacturing, Ltd., the leader in specialty engineered suspensions, announced it has hired Anthony Ermitage as OEM account manager.
Effective March 1, 2019, Screen Machine Industries, LLC of Etna, Ohio has become the parent company of Diamond Z of Caldwell, Idaho. This will create a strong partnership of two material processing pros – Screen Machine in crushing and screening, Diamond Z in chipping and grinding. Together, both companies will be able to service the growing need for mobile equipment across a number of industries.
Ritchie Bros. conducted its first Edmonton auction of the year this week, selling more than 5,000 equipment items and trucks over three days for over $69 million, up 15 per cent year over year.
Terex Corporation has announced that it has agreed to sell its Demag Mobile Cranes business to Tadano Ltd. for an enterprise value of approximately $215 million. 
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Statistics released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales in January 2019 were up from the previous month but remained below levels recorded one year ago.
Manitoba Infrastructure (MI) has agreed to establish with the heavy construction industry a joint MHCA/MI specification steering committee.
The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) strongly opposes the Petitions for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on certain fabricated structural steel from Canada, filed by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) on Feb. 4, 2019.
As storage levels draw down and the value of Alberta’s oil increases, the province is increasing the limit on oil production.
It’s steady – but not necessarily smooth – sailing for Canada’s roadbuilding and aggregate sectors in 2019.

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