Brazilian machinery industry is hoping for a better fate
The machinery and equipment industry is one of the greatest sectors in the Brazilian economy. Made up of 4,000 companies, the sector generates over 200,000 jobs, has revenues of US$ 23 billion a year and exports around US$ 9.3 billion - it is in the second place in the rank of main exporters and manufacturers in the country.
Russia: machinery analysis
In spite of general recession in mechanical engineering in Russian Federation, production volume of excavators continues to grow.
The future of Russian farming machinery will be determined on February 22th
Yesterday, Russian Indusrty and Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko had a meeting with representatives of agricultural machinery manufacturers. The meeting was held within the framework of preparation of the issue “On actions necessary for development of Russian farming machinery building” scheduled to be considered during the Government meeting on 22th of February, 2005.
While there"s no doubt the equipment needs in the central Gulf Coast will be massive in the coming months, it still remains to be seen if this demand will create a vacuum that makes meeting needs in other areas of the country problematic.
"We were in the middle of the peak construction season, so there already was a vibrant demand for new and used equipment," says Gerry Plescia, president, Hertz Equipment Rental, which bought between $10 to $20 million in equipment to meet the company"s Continue Reading »
Mix-Up. Looking like a giant chain saw, machine achieves full-depth soil-mix through all strata.
In its North American debut, a Japanese-made deep-soil mixing machine is being used to construct a test cut-off wall to stop saltwater intrusion into a Long Beach, Calif., aquifer. If successful, the technique could replace an expensive water-injection system.
Two test cells, 25 ft long and 25 ft wide, were cut into the aquitard. One is about 65 ft deep, the other 80ft. They Continue Reading »
Strategic missile submarine destination "Yury Dolgoruky"
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PSA Peugeot Citroen offers herself to GM. Americans think. Being of sound mind, all the money spent before death. Always yours PSA Peugeot Citroen. Continue Reading »