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Synthetic Turf Poses Cancer Risk?


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An investigation has raised the possibility that synthetic turf may cause cancer. Amy Griffin, a soccer coach in Seattle, Washington, has seen too many players get sick to think it’s a coincidence   More
 
Monday, October 13, 2014

NDS Acquired


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A German manufacturer, Norma Group, recently acquired National Diversified Sales (NDS), based in Woodland Hills, California. NDS is a supplier of residential and commercial drainage components, as w   More
 
Monday, October 13, 2014

OSHA Investigates Accident


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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the deaths of two landscape employees who died when a 10-foot deep trench collapsed in Boonton Township, New Jersey. OSHA spokeswom   More
 
Friday, October 10, 2014

City Can Jail Water Wasters


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Residents of Shasta Lake, California, can now face jail time if they waste water. The city has made water-use violations a misdemeanor, which can be punishable by up to 30 days in jail. Other penaltie   More
 
Friday, October 10, 2014

Finding New Techs Not Easy


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It’s no secret the irrigation industry is suffering from a severe shortage of techs. It doesn’t seem like anyone wants to be a technician anymore. At this rate, the current generation should   More
 
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Employee Gets Jail Time for Embezzlement


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Samuel L. Snyder, a 45 year-old Michigan resident, was found guilty of pilfering funds from Salzburg Landscape Supply in Williams Township, Michigan. A month into Snyder’s employment, money beg   More
 
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Equity Firm Buys Landscape Company


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Private equity firm SB Capital Partners has acquired Aerations Only Inc., a landscape company based out of San Diego, California. SB Capital wants to expand the contractor’s services and its line    More
 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Contractor Cleans Up for Fraternity


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A landscape contractor found a unique source of revenue by taking on a college fraternity as a client. Over the past year, Clark Landscaping and Lawn Care, Indianapolis, Indiana, was hired by the I   More
 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Company Settles Over Illegal Calls


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TruGreen Inc. has agreed to pay $4.45 million due to allegedly illegal calls made to people’s cellphones. Faustino Chapa, the plaintiff of a class-action lawsuit against the Memphis, Tennessee-bas   More
 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Propane Mower Incentives Double


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You can now save twice the money on propane mowers. The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), a checkoff organization funded by the propane industry, has doubled the amount of money it’   More
 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014