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Thousands of John Deere Workers Strike After Union Rejects Contract

Thousands of Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. workers went on strike in the early hours of Oct. 14 after their union, the United Auto Workers (UAW) rejected the agricultural and construction equipment maker's latest contract proposal....


AgJunction Enters into Arrangement Agreement to be Acquired by Kubota Corporation

AgJunction Inc. , a global provider of advanced guidance, autosteering and autonomy solutions for precision agriculture applications, announced that it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement to be acquired by Kubota Corporation in an all-cash transaction with a total equity value, on a fully diluted basis, of approximately CAD $91 million....


ALL Names Kasey Stephens New GM of Geismar, La., Branch

"Some kids played with Malibu Barbie. I played on a crane parked in my backyard."That's how Kasey Stephens explains her introduction to "living the crane life," a lifetime love of the crane business, which has culminated in her being named the new general manager of ALL Crane Rental of Louisiana, a member of the ALL Family of Companies....


Mauldin Adds Southeastern Equipment as Michigan Dealer

Mauldin Paving Products announced that Southeastern Equipment will be the authorized sales and support dealer for southeastern Michigan. Southeastern Equipment has two locations and will be covering the Detroit, Lancing and Jackson markets....


ECA's Mike Elliott to Retire

After 49 years in the foundation construction industry, Mike Elliott has announced his decision to retire. Elliott started his construction career with Mississippi Valley Equipment in 1972. In 1987, he team up with partners Mark Rutland and Dick Nelson to buy out MVE's Florida operations and established Pile Equipment Inc....


VIDEO: Volvo Group Launches Vehicle Using Fossil-Free Steel

Volvo Group has revealed the world-first vehicle made of fossil-free steel from SSAB. During the green steel collaboration event, it was announced that more vehicles will follow in 2022 in what will be a series of concept vehicles and components using fossil-free steel from SSAB....


Monroe Tractor Promotes Mike Uricchio as Parts Manager for Connecticut Location

Mike Uricchio has been promoted to parts manager of Monroe Tractor's South Windsor, Conn. Uricchio has previous experience as a service technician at a local equipment dealership. Shortly after, in 2018, he accepted a parts counter position at Monroe Tractor's Connecticut store and recently was promoted to parts manager....


Iron Valley Equipment's Full-Service St. Cloud Facility Opens

Iron Valley Equipment & Mfg. LLC recently opened its newly-remodeled facility at 601 Franklin Ave. NE in St. Cloud, Minn. Iron Valley Equipment also has a second facility in West Fargo, N.D. The 9,000-sq.-ft....


Case IH Announces Senior Management Changes

Case IH announced Scott Harris, current vice president of North America, will lead the brand as Case IH global president. Harris replaces Brad Crews, who will serve as president of North America for CNH Industrial....


Sally Johnson Appointed as Vice President of New Holland Agriculture North America

CNH Industrial announced the immediate appointment of Sally Johnson to the role of vice president of New Holland Agriculture North America. "Sally has brought strong leadership to each role she has held with CNH Industrial and in her most recent role as sales director for New Holland," said Brad Crews, president of CNH Industrial North America....