2012 Construction Equipment Outlook May Be Better Than You Think - Business Outlook
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2012 Construction Equipment Outlook May Be Better Than You Think

By Eli Lustgarten

Article Date: 03-01-2012
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Making sense of conflicting indicators, or at least making an educated guess, given U.S. and foreign conditions.

Thirty-eight percent! That's what the preliminary data indicates for the growth of construction equipment sales in North America for 2011 despite minimal gains in underlying construction spending. We had been expecting strong construction equipment demand last year and it appears the industry finished the year with a strong surge.

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