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Machinery Construction and Farm Machinery

  • LONDON, July 11- European shares made modest gains for a second session on Tuesday as strength among miners and banks lent a helping hand. Basic resources stocks supported the index, up 1 percent, with Anglo American the top FTSE gainer. Construction equipment company Travis Perkins was lifted by a positive update from peer Galliford Try, which said it saw...

  • **Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday it agreed to pay $9 billion to buy the parent of Texas power transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery Co, stepping up its pursuit of steady profits from utilities and infrastructure deals. **Elliott Management Corp, the largest creditor of the bankrupt parent of Texas power transmission company...

  • **Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday it agreed to pay $9 billion to buy the parent of Texas power transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery Co, stepping up its pursuit of steady profits from utilities and infrastructure deals. **Elliott Management Corp, the largest creditor of the bankrupt parent of Texas power transmission company...

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.2 pct. LONDON, July 7- Falls in energy and bank stocks dampened an otherwise positive week for Britain's top share index, while changes in broker recommendations prompted moves in easyJet, WPP and Royal Mail. "Regardless of what OPEC try and do, it seems the supply overhang is preventing any kind of sustainable rally," Ian Williams, strategist at Peel Hunt,...

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.2 pct. LONDON, July 7- Falls in energy and bank stocks dampened an otherwise positive week for Britain's top share index, while changes in broker recommendations prompted moves in easyJet, WPP and Royal Mail. "Regardless of what OPEC try and do, it seems the supply overhang is preventing any kind of sustainable rally," Ian Williams, strategist at Peel Hunt,...

  • CropX agriculture tech

    An experimental farm showcasing Israeli agriculture technology is in the planning stages outside Wagga Wagga in Australia.

  • TOKYO, June 30- Japan's industrial output fell 3.3 percent in May from the previous month due to lower production of cars and construction equipment, preliminary government data showed on Friday, in a sign of a temporary lull in manufacturing activity. The result compared with the median estimate of a 3.2 percent decline in a Reuters poll of economists.

  • Fourth-generation farmer Derek Sawyer surveys the wheat crop on his 2500-acre farm.

    A White House proposal that would slash agriculture subsidies has many U.S. farmers worried.

  • A John Deere excavator on display at the CONEXPO show in Las Vegas.

    Deere on Thursday announced plans to acquire privately held construction-equipment maker Wirtgen Group.

  • *Macron wants to spend 15 billion euros on training. SARCELLES, France, May 30- France, troubled for years by high unemployment, is now grappling with a lack of qualified workers. Many company bosses are pinning their hopes on newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron, and specifically his labour reform plans, to help find willing and able workers.

  • *Macron wants to spend 15 billion euros on training. SARCELLES, France, May 30- France, troubled for years by high unemployment, is now grappling with a lack of qualified workers. Many company bosses are pinning their hopes on newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron, and specifically his labour reform plans, to help find willing and able workers.

  • Deere CEO on infrastructure, Trump & CAT

    At CONEXPO 2017, CNBC's Jane Wells speaks with Deere CEO Sam Allen about the corporate benefits from the Trump administration's infrastructure plans as well as how they are competing with Caterpillar.

  • Three things to watch beyond Deere's earnings

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy provides a look at Street expectations when Deere reports quarterly results before the opening bell.

  • Here's what the future of farming looks like

    Dorn Cox, a farmer in Lee, N.H., says that the future of farming won't be filled with glossy automated robots and tractors, but instead with do-it-yourself sensors and drones that feed data into an open source network of farmers.

  • Alabama tractor maker aims for Cuban market

    Horace Clemmons, Cleber LLC Founder, discusses the challenges of getting his company's farm equipment and a factory into Cuba.

  • Where everything is imported, but not the frogs

    In Singapore, 90 percent of food is imported, but the city-state's one and only frog farm is thriving.

  • Farming for the future

    CNBC's Aditi Roy reports from Salinas, California on the intersection of cutting-edge technology and agriculture.

  • The problems facing French producers

    Michel Portier, head of Agritel, talks about problems with wheat prices that are affecting French farmers and food producers.

  • CAT CEO: Vehemently in favor of trade

    Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar CEO, says the company would like to see an increase in infrastructure around the world and shares his thoughts on whether political rhetoric will impact trade.

  • CAT will get 'leaner and meaner': CEO

    Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar CEO, breaks down the company's second quarter results which beat expectations while navigating a difficult market environment.