Tag: New York

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New Enterprise Stone & Lime acquires Hempt Bros.

May 3, 2021By

The acquisition includes three aggregate plants, four hot-mix asphalt plants, two ready-mixed concrete plants and more.

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Peckham Industries tabs new CEO

March 29, 2021By

Damian Murphy will take over as Peckham Industries CEO on April 12. He will succeed John Peckham, who will transition to chairman of the company’s board.

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Petrovits: Company rallied around values

March 23, 2021By

Route 82 Sand & Gravel’s Stewart Petrovits says establishing structure ahead of the pandemic is helping to get his company through this challenging stretch.

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Construction starts down overall, but nonbuilding up big

March 17, 2021By

Nonbuilding construction starts posted a solid gain last month after rebounding from a weak January, Dodge Data & Analytics reports. Residential and nonresidential building starts, however, declined.

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Simplicity Engineering named dealer for R.D. Olson

February 19, 2021By

R.D. Olson Manufacturing tapped Simplicity Engineering to represent its line of material processing equipment in New England, New York and New Jersey.

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AGC: Project cancellations, postponements weighing on contractors

January 5, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) provides an overview of construction job gains and losses from November 2019 to November 2020.

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AGC: Construction employment up in some states, down in others

December 18, 2020By

Construction employment still trails pre-pandemic levels in 35 states despite gains in industry jobs from October to November, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports.

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Volvo CE to pursue New York growth with Alta

December 18, 2020By

Alta Equipment Group, a Volvo Construction Equipment dealer, is expanding its territory into New York state through the acquisition of Vantage Equipment assets.

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Dodge Data: Construction starts down significantly in first half of 2020

July 23, 2020By

Construction starts in the commercial and multifamily categories were down 22 percent through the first six months of the year, Dodge Data & Analytics reports, and only two of the top 20 metro areas saw construction starts go up.

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