“The company does not expect this consolidation to impact employment at this time.”The property north of Rawson, 1100 Milwaukee Ave., is owned by Caterpillar, Inc. That section, over 32 acres, was listed for sale by Colliers International Wisconsin. Initially, there were talks of keeping manufacturing in one building south of Rawson.However, South Milwaukee Mayor Erik Brooks said he wasn’t surprised by the consolidation announcement because the property was marketed as one big whole.

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The property north of Rawson, 1100 Milwaukee Ave., is owned by Caterpillar, Inc. Caterpillar is consolidating all operations to the campus north of Rawson Avenue. is consolidating and closing down all operations on the south side of Rawson Avenue and moving them across the avenue to the Caterpillar-owned campus.

The move was announced recently to the South Milwaukee workforce and is currently underway. media relations said it should be completed by the end of the year.“These actions will enhance Caterpillar’s ability to meet the needs of its customers with world-class electric rope shovels and draglines,” Miller said in a statement.

More than half of the 19 governance subcommittee members came from the institutions themselves, including several presidents; Central New Mexico Community College President Kathie Winograd served as co-chair with Shepard.

Among the others were Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Terri Cole; Department of Workforce Solutions Secretary Celina Bussey; and New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee Director David Abbey.

Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque Journal One of the country’s most decentralized higher education systems will likely stay that way for now.

A committee convened by the state Higher Education Department to study potential changes to university and college governance in New Mexico is recommending no changes to the current model – one that features 21 governing boards overseeing 31 public institutions.

It also dismissed a pair of two-board models; one model featured a board for all four-year institutions and another board for the two-year schools; the other model would create a University of New Mexico-headed system with all the state’s northern schools, and a southern system headed by New Mexico State University.

But Damron said grouping institutions with such different missions made those less attractive.

It could also promote consistency amid changing governors, Shepard said.