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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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Recommendations to help protect your property after a fire from the California Landscape Contractors Association

    Fire destroys hundreds of homes each year in California and often burns thousands of acres of land. If your property was damaged by fire, the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is pleased to offer some recommendations to help your landscape recover and to help protect your property. • In general, many plants and trees are exposed to fire in their native environment and many ...

  • 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 ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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

  • Air-Seal Products exhibiting at IOG Saltex 2013

    IOG Saltex 2013 will be held at Windsor Racecourse, Berks on 3rd - 5th September and will embrace fine turf and sports surfaces, turf maintenance equipment, children's outdoor play and safety surfacing, landscaping, contractors, commercial vehicles, outdoor leisure and facilities management, as well as software and security equipment. Air-Seal Products are exhibiting at this years IOG Saltex, we ...


    By Air-Seal Products Ltd

  • CLCA earns watersense label

    The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is pleased to announce it has just received the WaterSense Label from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its Water Management Certification Program.  Previously a WaterSense Program Partner, CLCA's Water Management Certification Program was requested to include an irrigation system auditing component to the certification ...

  • 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

  • New Vermeer S450TX mini skid steer offers customization with engine, track and attachment options

    Vermeer Corporation completes its family of mini skid steers with the addition of the S450TX. The newest member of the Vermeer® mini skid steer family is well suited for rental customers, as well as landscapers and general contractors who need a compact machine that can perform various tasks. With its ability to accommodate a wide range of attachments, the S450TX is one of the most versatile ...


    By Vermeer

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Composting Facility Fights Smells by Boosting Productivity

    Composting facilities often must battle scents associated with their operations, but when a multi-million dollar housing development is built within a mile of a composting facility, the challenge becomes an all-out war with aromas. “We live or die by our grinder because if we can’t get material ground as it comes in, we get complaints,” says Dave Rettell, General Manager of the Onyx Arbor Hills ...


    By Vermeer

  • 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

  • Plan on gardening in honor Of Earth Day? Nicor Gas suggests calling JULIE before digging!

    Today is Earth Day and Nicor Gas recognizes that many people may be doing their part to honor the environment by working outdoors to spruce up gardens. But before putting a shovel in the ground, Nicor Gas urges everyone to play it safe and follow the law by placing a call to JULIE (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators) before they dig. Illinois law requires homeowners and contractors ...

  • Morbark® Unveils New Gas-Powered Track Stump Grinder, Re-Engineered Stump Grinder Line

    Morbark, Inc., unveiled the all-new, powerful and lightweight Morbark MXG50 Track Stump Grinder at the TCI Expo today. The new model is part of Morbark’s re-engineered line of stump grinders. An ideal unit for landscapers, stump grinding contractors and rental stores, the Morbark MXG50 Track Stump Grinder is equipped with a 35-horsepower Kohler gasoline engine. Its compact size and power ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • AWFS Continues Recycling Program, Destroys Responsibly at AWFSFair

    AWFS has once again teamed with WEIMA, the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), Repurpose America and Freeman, the association's show general contractor, to set up a "Destroy Responsibly" recycling program at AWFSFair, Wednesday, July 24 - Saturday, July 27. WEIMA America will provide a shredding system that will be in constant operation during show hours, grinding all of the demonstration wood ...


  • Scotland`s Loch Katrine’s contribution to sustainable development recognized

    The Katrine Water Project’s contribution to the quality of life in Glasgow has been recognized with an award for sustainable development. The project has ensured a high-quality water supply for the city’s 700,000 residents; the Edmund Hambly Medal recognizes the sustainable manner in which these improvements have been achieved. The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) Edmund Hambly Medal, ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • FINN Names Vice President of Operations

    Shawn Casey, President and CEO of DHG Inc., which includes FINN Corporation, Express Blower Inc., and CWS Inc. dba FINN All Seasons has announced that Will Witten joined the company as Vice President of Operations effective July 25th. In this role, he is responsible for engineering, supply chain management, manufacturing operations, and quality assurance. Witten will also lead the company’s ...


    By FINN Corporation

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