State fears agricultural disaster – Heavy Equipment to the rescue

Helicopters, snowmobiles may bring hay to isolated livestock to prevent a reprise of the ’97 disaster. By Carlos Illescas Denver Post Staff WriterState officials worry that the blizzard that hit southeastern Colorado will become an agricultural disaster, rivaling the October 1997 storm that killed 26,000 head of cattle and cost ranchers more than $28 million…. Read more »

Bush Signs $286.5 Billion Measure for Highway, Transit Spending

Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) — President George W. Bush traveled to a Caterpillar Inc. plant outside Chicago to sign a $286.5 billion spending authorization for transportation projects that he said would be an economic boon for businesses and workers. With new federal highway and transit spending “there’s going to be more demand for the machines you… Read more »