Faculty Members Prefer Digitized Texts

Faculty members overwhelmingly prefer using online material to printed material, according to the results of a survey released this week by Ebrary, a company that provides electronic content and technology to libraries, publishers, and other businesses. The survey shows that half of faculty members prefer electronic resources, and 18 percent prefer print. Another 32 percent… Read more »

Caterpillar opens new Arkansas factory, hiring 600

By CHUCK BARTELS (AP) NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Caterpillar Inc. dedicated a $140 million road grader factory Wednesday, a facility that will employ 600 people and produce the big machines for markets around the world. The plant produced its first grader in June, and two of the behemoths flanked the stage as plant manager… Read more »

Farm Accident Rescue Training

Unless you live on a farm, there’s agricultural equipment you may never come in contact with. But, for emergency responders in rural areas, knowing how to handle that machinery in an emergency situation is a must. There’s a lot that can go wrong on a farm. "Entrapment in grain bins, a high rescue, entrapment in… Read more »

Employee Receives Green Advantage Certified

Matt Klabacka passed his "Green Advantage" Certification and received this notice from Green Advantage. Congratulations on becoming Green Advantage® Commercial Certified! Your contact information is now listed on the Green Advantage website, and you will soon be receiving a Certificate in the mail. Please verify your contact information on the Green Advantage Website and send… Read more »

Four Construction Groups Sue New York DOT Over Pay Freeze

Four Construction Groups Sue New York DOT Over Pay Freeze 04/21/2010 By Jack Buehrer Text size: A A Four New York State trade associations representing heavy-construction contractors are suing the state over Gov. David Paterson’s announcement in March that the New York Dept. of Transportation would halt payments on all capital construction projects not funded… Read more »