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 »

NY Crane Collapse Defendants Plead Not Guilty

DA Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced multiple manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide counts on Monday in connection with the May 30, 2008, collapse of a tower crane in Manhattan. Defendants James Lomma and Tibor Varganyi entered not guilty pleas today. Mar 09, 2010 Criminal charges were filed Monday against two men and two corporations for… Read more »