Columbus McKinnon's third-quarter loss narrowed as the Amherst-based material handling equipment maker's sales rose by 4 percent. Columbus McKinnon lost $800,000, or 3 cents per share, during the quarter that ended in December, compared with a loss of $10.6 million, or 46 cents per share, last year. In both years, the losses were caused by write-downs in the value of businesses that Columbus McKinnon wants to sell. Excluding one-time items, Columbus McKinnon's adjusted profits rose by 39 percent to $14.5 million, or 61 cents per share, from $10.4 million, or 44 cents per share, a year ago. The earnings topped analyst estimates by 3 cents, according to Zacks Equity Research. Sales rose to $73.4 million from $68.7 million, mostly from rising revenue in the U.S. … [Read more...] about Columbus McKinnon’s earnings top analyst forecasts
1 of 3 View 3 Items John Hollenhorst, Deseret News A Criollo cow is pictured at Dugout Ranch in San Juan County on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Criollo cattle, which trace at least some of their ancestry all the way back to Christopher Columbus' second voyage to the Americas, are now on duty in southeastern Utah, grazing their way across one of the most beautiful ranches in the West. It's an experiment to see if Criollo cattle can be the savior of ranchers who are facing a very tough future. Related Link Ranchers, wildfire and the quest to keep cows and sheep from burning MONTICELLO — When he's out on the range herding cows, Matt Redd looks every inch a traditional cowboy. In fact, he's so iconic-looking that National Geographic recently put Redd on the magazine's cover astride his horse. But lately he's been riding herd on a bunch of cows that look distinctly nontraditional. The animals appear shorter, leaner — and maybe a little … [Read more...] about Are cows that were good enough for Columbus good for Utah?
Viet Nam News CHICAGO — The University of Notre Dame, one of the oldest and most prestigious US centres of higher learning, will cover murals depicting Christopher Columbus out of concern that the art works depict a skewed history of colonial America. Painted on the walls of the Catholic institution’s main building – a grand structure with a golden dome built in 1879 in the Midwestern state of Indiana – the 12 murals display various moments in the life and exploration of Columbus. Critics say the images celebrate outdated stereotypes of Native Americans while ignoring the devastating consequences of colonialism. The university’s president Rev John Jenkins said in an open letter that the works, painted by Luigi Gregori in the 1880s, were intended to portray Catholic immigrants in a positive light at a time when they faced discrimination in America. However, he acknowledged that in recent years the murals have come to be perceived as "at best blind to … [Read more...] about US university to cover Christopher Columbus murals
Updated 2:41 pm CST, Monday, January 21, 2019 In this Nov. 29, 2017, photo Kristin Fabian walks by a mural of Christopher Columbus at Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP) less In this Nov. 29, 2017, photo Kristin Fabian walks by a mural of Christopher Columbus at Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher ... more Photo: Robert Franklin, AP Photo: Robert Franklin, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 … [Read more...] about Notre Dame to cover up murals of Columbus in the New World
Columbus McKinnon's tire-shredding business in Florida has been acquired by Bengal Machine, a Buffalo size-reduction equipment business, in a deal that will expand the local company's market presence. Columbus McKinnon in July said it planned to sell its CM Recycling Equipment Solutions business as part of a plan to divest three of its smaller business units. Schutte-Buffalo, which is located at 61 Depot St., has about 30 employees. Its size-reduction equipment focuses on hammer mills, crushers and lump breaking products. Adding the CM Shredders business will expand its market into tire shredders and industrial shredders. "Our company has moved into an ideal position to become the size-reduction equipment supplier for nearly every market need," said Martin Berardi, the former Moog Inc. executive who acquired Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill four years ago and now operates the business under the Bengal Machine banner. … [Read more...] about Schutte-Buffalo owner acquires Columbus McKinnon’s shredding business