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  • Takeuchi releases TB250-2 compact excavator

    January 18, 2019By

    Takeuchi-US released a new compact excavator, the TB250-2. Weighing approximately 11,000 pounds, the machine provides Takeuchi with a true 5-ton excavator offering that is well suited for a range of applications including landscape, general contracting and rental, the company reports. The excavator features a long arm with integrated thumb mount and a max dig depth of about 12.5 feet. Takeuchi... read more

    Light the way with path, step lighting

    January 16, 2019By
    Path lighting (Photo: Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting)

    Installation and maintenance tips for path and step lighting. read more

    Vista introduces its Solid Brass landscape lighting collection

    January 9, 2019By

    Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting’s introduced its new Solid Brass landscape lighting collection. Designed to provide the aesthetic appeal of brass with durability, the collection consists of six models — four up and accent lights and two path lights — all of which feature thick-wall, die-cut brass construction finished with a proprietary olde brass process. “Many outdoor lighting manufacturers offer fixtures... read more

    Holm adds new surface-mounted luminaire

    January 8, 2019By

    Holm Architectural & Landscape Lighting, a Hunter Industries company, released its new sDelta-8 surface-mounted luminaire. The fixture features a simple yet elegant cylindrical drum design that complements a range of classic and contemporary applications while providing maximum optical control for downward illumination, according to the company. “The sDelta-8 expands our offering in this luminaire category, so customers have more choices... read more

    Dust off your safety plan

    January 7, 2019By
    Hand holding dust (Photo: iQ Power Tools)

    Landscape contractors who work with hardscape materials are taking note of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Respirable Crystalline Silica standard, which affects the type of equipment and practices they use on the job site. Crystalline silica is a mineral found in materials like stone, concrete, brick, sand and mortar. Respirable particles are created from the crystalline silica when... read more

    New pavers available from Belgard

    January 3, 2019By

    Madria slab pavers, from Belgard, are now available in the Midwestern market. Features of the pavers include: The look of wide, wooden planks; Satura color technology, which provides natural woodgrain variegations and hues resistant to stains and fading; Satura coating adds value and allows homeowners to forgo sealing Madria slab for 10 years; and Easy installation by means of concrete... read more