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Roundup: News You Can Use for the Week of October 17

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 17, 2016 3:11:00 PM

Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman will Retire in 2017
Caterpillar Inc.'s CEO Doug Oberhelman will retire in 2017 from the Peoria, IL-based company. Jim Umpleby, a long-time insider, will take the helm.

Permian Basin International Oil and Gas Show kicks off Tuesday
Since the 1940's, this exhibit has been a showplace of the latest oil and gas industry technology. A working cable tool rig will operate during the show along with trucks and oilfield equipment. 

Heavy equipment company buys La Vergne lot for $3M
The Daily News Journal
MURFREESBORO —  Heavyl equipment sales and rental company Bramco Properies, Inc. purchased a lot on Waldron Road in La Vergne, TN 

The construction industry's top workforce challenge - and three potential solutions
Construction Dive
A loss of workers who aren't returning after the Great Recession and an aging workforce are two factors that have contributed to the increasing need for skilled labor. This article looks at the numbers and offers ways to fill the labor gap.


The 2017 Ford VelociRaptor: 600 HP, six wheels, six figures
Equipment World
This truck is sure to land on a lot of holiday wish lists.


HumveeTake a look at the GovPlanet auction on October 19 featuring telehandlers, crawler tractors, and of course Humvees; and the online auction October 20 featuring this 2015 Astro Thermal-Tec Frac water heater, this 2015 Komatsu PC290LC-10 Track Excavator, and this 2014 International 3000 hybrid bus.



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