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Poland's Budimex, Lotos create flower-scented asphalt

August 23, 2021

Polish construction firm Budimex (BDXP.WA) and refiner Lotos (LTSP.WA) have created a floral-scented asphalt in a bid to improve working conditions for road builders, Budimex said on Monday.

While vapours emitted by ordinary asphalt are not harmful to humans, the novel material will provide a more comfortable working environment for construction workers paving roads, Budimex said.

Reuters

Storms wreak more havoc on Michigan, expanded hours at Secretary of State, smoke ring in Clinton Township

July 8, 2021

While floods submerged Detroit and Dearborn two weeks ago, it was high winds that wreaked havoc on parts of Southeast Michigan during the latest round of storms.

More than 110,000 people were still without power by Thursday morning, with the bulk of the outages blanketing the western half of Oakland County.

Fox 2 Detroit

9 Tips For Managing Your Lawn During The Rainy Season

June 21, 2021

The changing seasons can be quite stressful without the need to worry about how your lawn is handling rain constantly beating down on it. The rainy season can be particularly tough on grassy areas as water accumulates and starts causing concern.

Knowledge is the best way to counter the stress that comes from weather changes as well as their effects. Unfortunately, many people don’t know how to best take care of their lawns during the rainy season. Fortunately, this article provides 9 effective tips from Discover Ziehler for managing your lawn during the rainy season.

My Greenery Life

12 Flint area ramps closing for summer construction on westbound I-69

June 1, 2021

A dozen ramps are being shut down for the summer as the Michigan Department of Transportation’s $100-million rebuild of the expressway kicks into high gear.

MDOT said in a news release that its contractor on the reconstruction project from Fenton Road to Dort Highway started switching over traffic on Interstate 69 Tuesday, June 1, to have both directions of travel on the eastbound section of the interstate.

mlive.com

Electromobility Is Heading Off Road With Electric Construction Equipment

May 25, 2021

Electric car sales are increasing every year, more and more cities are using electric buses, and the first generation of electric trucks is hitting the highways — when it comes to electromobility, a lot of the early progress has been seen on the roads.

PR Newswire

The 5 Best Lawn Care Resources To Help Keep Your Grass Green and Healthy

April 29, 2021

Some people say the grass is always greener on the other side, but when it comes to your own lawn, you don’t plan on living by those words. You want your yard to flourish with lush, healthy grass from the get-go, and for years to come. But as it turns out, getting that green is not so easy.

realtor.com

JLG Supports OSHA’s National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Efforts

April 30, 2021

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK] and leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, will participate in OSHA’s 8th annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, the week of May 3-7, 2021. This event is held each year to raise fall hazard awareness across the United States, giving companies an opportunity to provide important safety training to help minimize the risks associated with falls from height.

Contractor Mag

“Lazy Lawns” Are Topping the Garden Trends for 2021

April 27, 2021

When we say "lazy lawns" we don't mean replacing your perfectly mowed grass with artificial emerald green turf. Rather, we mean it in the British sense, coming on the heels of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) declaring "lazy lawns" might just be the next big thing in gardening.

Southern Living