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Express Blower Enters Contract for Expanded Sales, Production Capabilities

Tue, 2014-09-09 09:12
Source:  Express Blower Inc. Deck: 

Express Blower can now build more units with shorter production lead times

Express Blower Inc., with locations in Fairfield, Ohio, and Eugene, Ore., announced it has entered into a long-term agreement with Rexius Forest By-Products Inc. and its subsidiary Conveyor Applications Systems LLC (CAS), also of Eugene, Ore., to jointly market, sell and produce Express Blower equipment for the erosion control, green roofs, landscaping and other related industries.

Company Reference:  Express Blower, Inc. Publication Date:  September 09, 2014

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Pure Water Brew Competition Winners Announced

Tue, 2014-09-09 08:39
Source:  Carollo Engineers, Clean Water Services, Oregon Brew Crew Deck: 

Competition challenged home brewers to create beer with water drawn from the Tualatin River

Winners of the Pure Water Brew Competition—the first-ever challenge to home brewers to create the best tasting suds with water drawn from the Tualatin River—were announced. The winning Pure Water Brew was a Vox Max Belgian created by Ted Assur.

The competition was a public/private collaboration of the Oregon Brew Crew, Clean Water Services and Carollo Engineers to get people talking about water.

Image:  Pure Water Brew Competition.jpg Publication Date:  September 09, 2014

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RS Technical Services Founder and CEO Dies at 80

Mon, 2014-09-08 08:01
Source:  RS Technical Services Deck: 

Rod Sutliff guided RS Technical Services for more than 30 years

For more than 30 years, RS Technical Services founder and CEO, Rod Sutliff, guided his company and the closed circuit TV inspection equipment field into a future he could see with surprising clarity. Following a recent history of heart-related issues, Sutliff, 80, died on Thursday, Aug. 28, while taking his daily walk around the RST campus.

Image:  RS Technical Services Founderjpg.jpg Publication Date:  September 08, 2014

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Contech Acquires Assets of Filterra Bioretention Systems

Mon, 2014-09-08 07:43
Source:  Contech Engineered Solutions Deck: 

The purchase includes the Filterra product line and all related intellectual property

West Chester, Ohio-based Contech Engineered Solutions has acquired the assets of Filterra Bioretention Systems from Americast Inc.

Publication Date:  September 08, 2014

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Analysis Finds 38% of World’s Shale Resources Face Water Stress

Fri, 2014-09-05 08:40
Source:  Water Resources Institute Deck: 

Water availability could potentially limit shale resource development on six continents

Governments and businesses using hydraulic fracturing to develop shale gas could face intense water competition in the world’s largest reserves, according to a new report by the World Resources Institute (WRI).

Image:  WRI Shale Resources Water Stress.jpg Publication Date:  September 05, 2014

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Great Lakes Water Conservation Conference Heads to Michigan

Fri, 2014-09-05 08:33
Source:  Great Lakes Water Conservation Deck: 

Conference offers case histories and practical solutions for water and energy efficiency

Craft brewers meet in Grand Rapids, Mich., next month for the sixth Great Lakes Water Conservation Conference, Oct. 21 to 22, with Tuesday evening tours at Founders Brewing Co., presentations Wednesday at Eberhard Center, Grand Valley State University Downtown Campus, and (limited availability) Thursday tours to Bell's Brewery in Galesburg, Mich. Online registration is available through Oct. 1, and prices increase thereafter.

Image:  Great Lakes Water Conservation Conference.jpg Publication Date:  September 05, 2014

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IECA Offers EC 2015 Scholarships

Fri, 2014-09-05 08:18
Source:  IECA Deck: 

Recipients of the scholarships will be given a complimentary full-conference pass

The Intl. Erosion Control Assn. (IECA) has partnered with various sponsors to help provide financial assistance for industry professionals to attend Environmental Connection 2015 in Portland, Ore., Feb. 15 to 18, 2015. Recipients of these scholarships will be given a complimentary full-conference pass.

Applications are open to IECA members only. The deadline for applications is Jan. 9, 2015. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than Jan. 14, 2015.

 

Publication Date:  September 05, 2014

Finn Corp. Presents Dealer of the Year Award

Thu, 2014-09-04 11:35
Source:  Finn Corp. Deck: 

RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply Co. honored at Finn’s annual summer conference

Finn Corp. held its annual Dealer Sales & Executives Conference in the Cincinnati area. Participants were treated to nearly two days of Finn Corp. equipment and consumables sales education, corporate strategies, equipment demonstrations and hydrodeo contest, plus a great amount of Dealer-to-Dealer and Dealer-to-Finn networking. As part of the conference, Finn recognized dealers with awards for excellence in partnership, leadership and growth based on their 2013 performance.

Image:  Shawn Casey, Finn President/CEO; Jason Miller, RoadBuilders Finn Product Specialist; and Bryan McCoy, RoadBuilders VP. Publication Date:  September 04, 2014

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Finn Corp. Announces Dealer of the Year Award

Thu, 2014-09-04 11:35
Source:  Finn Corp. Deck: 

RoadBuilders Machinery & Supply Co. honored at Finn’s annual summer conference

Finn Corp. held its annual Dealer Sales & Executives Conference in the Cincinnati area. Participants were treated to nearly two days of Finn Corp. equipment and consumables sales education, corporate strategies, equipment demonstrations and hydrodeo contest, plus a great amount of Dealer-to-Dealer and Dealer-to-Finn networking. As part of the conference, Finn recognized dealers with awards for excellence in partnership, leadership and growth based on their 2013 performance.

Image:  Shawn Casey, Finn President/CEO; Jason Miller, RoadBuilders Finn Product Specialist; and Bryan McCoy, RoadBuilders VP Publication Date:  September 04, 2014

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Funding to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie

Thu, 2014-09-04 11:20
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to provide almost $12 million to federal and state agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) will provide almost $12 million to federal and state agencies to protect public health by targeting harmful algal blooms (HABs) in western Lake Erie. The funding builds upon the GLRI’s on-going efforts to reduce algal blooms and will be made available to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies and to the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S.

Image:  Lake Erie Algal Bloom funding.jpg Publication Date:  September 04, 2014

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