DigitalGlobe Inc. says China's first attempt at an aircraft carrier, bought from the Ukraine in 1998, is now undergoing testing at sea.
Farm profits are expected to spike by 28 percent this year to $100.9 billion, despite the economy, on higher prices for many crops and livestock.
The Moline, Ill. company said equipment sales were up 20 percent in the quarter and that business will be even better in 2012.
Two daughters and son of the late Adm. Elmo "Bud" Zumwalt helped Bath Iron Works celebrate the "laying of the keel" on a 600-foot ship.
CAT said its offer to buy a Chinese maker of mine safety machinery will help it expand in the world's biggest coal-producing country as it modernizes its mines.
An index of builder sentiment this month rose from 14 to 18, while any reading below 50 indicates negative sentiment about the housing market.
The disagreement seems to center on non-monetary issues such as the hiring of temporary workers.
More than 200 heavily armed communist rebels stormed three mining companies as a "show of force" in the 42-year-old rebellion.
Caterpillar Inc. has recalled many of the 400 workers it laid off from a central Indiana engine plant and is starting to hire more people.
One deal allows GE to manufacture and sell natural gas turbines in the country, while the other covers high-tech medical diagnostic equipment.
A worker at a steel mill in Magnolia is dead after an accident that occurred while changing a cable on an overhead crane.
A business owner has created sandbox for adults who pay up to $750 each to push around dirt, rock and huge tires with the earth-moving construction equipment.
Officials with Hyundai Heavy Industries, which is preparing to open a plant in Montgomery, say they've received about 14,000 applications for the jobs.
Officials of Blue Island, Ill.-based Modern Forge cited a "positive business environment" for choosing to move its foundries across state lines.
Caterpillar says global sales of its heavy equipment grew 35 percent in July even though last year's numbers were strong.
In the decade since the Sept. 11 attacks, the annual defense budget has more than doubled to $700 billion, but massive cuts are right around the corner.
The $50 million expansion project is expected to create about 250 new jobs, nearly doubling the current workforce at the plant.
Orders for durable goods fell 2.1 percent, with the weakness led by a big drop in orders for commercial aircraft, the Commerce Department said.
Caterpillar says its profit grew 44 percent and with strong demand for its heavy equipment, it is bumping up its outlook for the entire year.
Baldor is now responsible for selling and supporting the complete line of ABB low and medium voltage industrial electric motors and generators.
Caterpillar Inc. said it completed the deal to buy the South Milwaukee, Wis.-based company after getting regulatory approval from China.
Primus, an aerospace component supplier for the likes of Boeing, has about 1,500 employees across seven manufacturing locations, including three in the Seattle area.
Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries was awarded the $6.3 billion project to fabricate the steel girders and tower meant to improve the bridge's earthquake resistance.
CAT avoided paying more than $2 billion in federal income taxes from 2000 to 2009 by accounting fraudulently for billions of profits, lawsuit says.