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  • Solar Universe Hires Mark McKahan-Jones to Level the Competitive Landscape for Independent Contractors

    Solar Universe Network, a top five consumer solar company in California, today announced the hire of Mark McKahan-Jones as its new VP of Channel Development. McKahan-Jones will be focused on recruiting independent solar partners into Solar Universe's network to strengthen business and help them compete against the industry's largest players. "The timing for this opportunity could not be better ...


  • KOBELCO Highlights GWS Environmental Contractors, Inc.

    Residents and patients of the Homestead Rehabilitation and Homecare Center in rural Sussex County, NJ, enjoy 14-acres with magnificent country views, including two tranquil ponds, gardens and several buildings. Long a part of the county’s history, the 102-bed facility was recently in need of some grounds maintenance. One of the projects to be completed was the removal and remediation of an ...

  • Propane Shapes Landscape in Louisville at GIE+EXPO 2011

    The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) will demonstrate the ease of refueling, sustainability, and high performance of ...


  • Safety Stand-Down events aim to improve safety for landscape workers

    Fatalities among workers in the landscaping industry are a growing concern in the Southeast. From 2012 to 2016, 64 people employed in the industry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi died as a result of workplace injuries. In Florida, industry fatalities have nearly tripled since 2012. To stem the tide, the U.S. Department of ...

  • EMLab P&K Sponsors Infection Control Conference by Environmental Contractors Association in New York City

    EMLab P&K announces sponsorship of the educational conference on “Infection Control and the Changing Environmental Remediation Landscape.” The conference is hosted by the Environmental Contractors Association (ECA) and to be held on Thursday, October 20, 2011, at the Sheraton New York in New York City.   EMLab P&K’s strategic alliance partner, The Linders Health ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. Provides Demolition Services for Redevelopment Project

    Dallas Contracting Co., Inc., a nationwide demolition contractor, was contracted to provide demolition services for the redevelopment of a large parcel of property in New Jersey. Prior to any demolition, utility disconnects were conducted, asbestos containing materials were abated and permits were obtained. The demolition scope consisted of the demolition of four (4) wood frame residential ...


  • CLCA Wins Water Conservation Award

    March 26, 2010 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE . . . CLCA Wins Water Conservation Award The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is pleased to announce it was honored to receive a Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award on World Water Day, March 22, for its Water Management Certification Program. The second annual Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award Luncheon and Water Expo was hosted ...

  • Envirobidnet expands services

    Envirobidnet, the leading resource for obtaining government bid opportunities for the environmental industry including contracting, demolition, waste, engineering and analytical projects, continues to grow adding new categories of service. “In the past year, we have added several new categories of service to include RFP notices for Developers, Landscape Architects, Commissioning Services, and ...


    By ENVIROBIDNET.com

  • EPA Pushes Procurement of Materials from Recovered Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is revising the list of items designated in the Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines’ landscaping products category to promote the use of materials recovered from solid waste. EPA is expanding the description of “compost” from yard trimmings and food waste to include compost from biosolids and manure, but does not limit the ...

  • FINN Corporation continues dealer expansion

    FINN Corporation, a world leader in the manufacturing of landscape and erosion control equipment, announces Turf Equipment & Supply Company as its full line dealer for its HydroSeeders®, Bark Blowers, Straw Blowers, and MTS product lines. The dealership arrangement is effective immediately and encompasses Finn equipment sales, rentals, service and parts for eastern Pennsylvania, ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • ETwater Selected to Present at IA Show 2012

    ET Water Systems, Inc., the leader in smart irrigation management with a full range of solutions for new and existing landscapes, continues to demonstrate its thought leadership and technical expertise with a presentation on one of the industry's hottest topics at the industry's most influential trade show. ETwater was selected by the screening committee of the Irrigation Association to develop ...


  • NGWA to testify in support of reauthorizing of federal Brownfields Program

    The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) will testify in support of the federal Brownfields Program in a hearing of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment on Wednesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. The hearing, “Helping Revitalize American Communities Through the Brownfields Program,” can be viewed live at ...

  • ET Water Sponsors Irrigation Association 2011 Water Conference

    ET Water Systems, the leader in smart irrigation control and water management solutions, today announced sponsorship participation at the Water Conference. "Water for the Future: The Role of Efficient Irrigation" is the theme for the third annual Water Conference presented by the Irrigation Association (IA) in conjunction with the American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC). The 2011 ...


  • ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Trucks Plant Seeds for a Greener Future at GIE+Expo

    ROUSH CleanTech announced their latest propane autogas product offering today with the unveiling of the new 2012 Ford F-250 ...


  • California American Water’s Rosemont service area selected for ‘Blue Thumb Neighbors’ project

    California American Water is pleased to announce that its Sacramento Rosemont service area has been selected to participate in “Blue Thumb Neighbors,” a free program sponsored by the Regional Water Authority and River Friendly Landscaping Coalition. The project will teach residents there how to create healthy, beautiful sustainable landscapes that compliment their homes and ...


    By American Water

  • The Revolutionary Retrofit Panel by ETwater for the Rain Bird 50-Pin Controller to Compete in the Irrigation Association Show New Products Contest

    ET Water Systems, Inc., the market leader in smart controller retrofits and leading solutions provider for smart irrigation management, announced the SmartWorks Replacement Panel developed for the Rain Bird ESP-MC and ESP-SAT series controllers will be a finalist in the IA Show New Product Contest this November in Orlando, FL. The revolutionary ETwater SmartWorks panels redefined convenience, ...


  • EPA orders restoration of West Bridger Creek

    (Denver, Colo.) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Bob and Traci Burleson and Wayne Herling to restore a 1,500-foot segment of West Bridger Creek in Sweet Grass County, Mont., after damaging it in violation of the Clean Water Act. The order cites significant damage to West Bridger Creek in violation of the federal CWA which prohibits the discharge of a pollutant unless ...

  • Double Dutch - Two roadsweepers into the Netherlands

    Founded in 1984, Omrin is a waste management company owned by several Municipalities in the Northern part of Holland. They recently purchased another new Scarab Magnum Hydrostatic thereby continuing their long association with Scarab Sweeper Dealer DHM who represent the Northern territories of Holland. Omrin started with the Scarab Magnum in 2004 and have since enjoyed great success. Their 450 ...

  • The UAE set to lead with LED – Get involved

    The Outdoor Lighting Program is a critical pillar of Dubai's Demand Side Management Strategy which aims to reduce the Emirate's energy - electricity and water - consumption by 30% by 2030. The program details plans to retrofit lighting systems across Dubai's roads, streets and public parks. Outdoor Lighting Projects UAE is a dedicated conference ...

  • Government of Gibraltar Appoints Modern Water JV as Preferred Bidder for Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water and wastewater technologies and monitoring of water quality, is pleased to announce that today, H.M Government of Gibraltar has appointed a Joint Venture between Northumbrian Services Limited and Modern Water Services Limited (“MWSL”) as preferred bidder for a new wastewater treatment plant in Gibraltar (the ...

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