UNITED STATES

                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

       Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) September 27, 2005

                                TEREX CORPORATION
               (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

            Delaware                     1-10702                34-1531521
  (State or Other Jurisdiction         (Commission             (IRS Employer
        of Incorporation)             File Number)          Identification No.)

           500 Post Road East, Suite 320, Westport, Connecticut     06880
               (Address of Principal Executive Offices)           (Zip Code)

        Registrant's telephone number, including area code (203) 222-7170

                                 NOT APPLICABLE
          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 8.01.  Other Events.

     Terex Corporation issued a press release on September 27, 2005, announcing
that it will participate in the Credit Suisse First Boston Global Mining
Equipment Conference at the CSFB Conference Center Auditorium located at One
Madison Avenue in New York, New York on Thursday, September 29, 2005. A live
webcast of this presentation can be accessed on Thursday, September 29, 2005 at
1:15 PM (EDT) on the Terex Corporation website, www.terex.com, under the
Investors section. Additionally, a slide presentation from the conference will
be available beginning on September 29, 2005 at the Terex website under the
Investors section.

     A copy of this press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

     (c)  Exhibits

     99.1 Press release of Terex Corporation issued on September 27, 2005.


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:  September 27, 2005

                                          TEREX CORPORATION

                                          By:  /s/ Jeffrey A. Gershowitz
                                               Jeffrey A. Gershowitz
                                               Vice President