Asia

With a population of less than 9,000 people, Batuah is one of the smallest villages in the East Kalimantan province of Indonesia. It is best known for producing livestock – primarily, chickens. However, it is increasingly becoming one of the province's most lucrative areas for coal mining.

As demand for John Deere construction equipment increases around the globe, the Moline-based manufacturer is entering into a strategic supplier agreement with Wacker Neuson to initially provide compact excavators in China, Southeast Asia and Oceania. The models will range from 1.7-7.5 tons (1700-7500 kg) and are specifically designed and manufactured for customers in the growing Asia-Pacific marketplace.

A selection of ALLU D-Series transformers are proving their worth in Asia and the Middle East, helping to process a variety of materials in four very different countries. The ALLU equipment have been provided and supported by ALLU's dealers in the countries, backed by ALLU's renowned global support team.

Euro Auctions, worldwide auctioneers of industrial plant, construction equipment and agricultural machinery, has just announced its first ever 'Timed Auction' to be coordinated via its new Hong Kong operation, with the hammer day, to conclude all transactions, set for Thursday, Dec.

Driven by improvements in most major markets, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) reported that net sales in the second quarter of 2017 increased by more than a third, rising 36 percent compared to the same period in the year before. Good cost control as volumes return also resulted in a significant improvement in profitability.