Today’s Green Industry News

BrightView acquires California Bay Area company

January 10, 2019By

BrightView kicked off 2019 by announcing the acquisition of Emerald Landscape Company, Inc., a commercial landscaping firm located in California’s Bay Area. read more

Getting to know the new man in charge of LM

January 9, 2019By
Photo: Seth Jones

Hello Landscape Management readers! Our digital editor, Kelly Limpert, suggested I introduce myself to you all … I have a more formal introduction (formal might be the wrong word … very little of what I do is formal) in my first column in the January issue of LM. This is more of a get-to-know your new LM editor-in-chief, Seth …... read more

Road trip! Real Green Systems’ Solutions 2019

January 9, 2019By
Real Green Systems’ Solutions 2019 Photo: LM staff

I’m back from a few days in Saint Pete Beach, Fla., where I attended the Solutions 2019 event. It was a useful trip for sure — beyond some interesting panels and a packed trade show, I also met a whole lot of interesting people (you know who you are!) and hopefully even came home with a story or two for... read more

Dept. of Labor relaunches H-2B online portal after Jan. 1 crash

January 9, 2019By

The Department of Labor (DOL)’s online portal for H-2B seasonal work visa applications is now fully operational. The online portal, called iCERT, crashed in the early hours of New Year’s Day due to overwhelming demand. The system came back online on Monday, Jan. 7. U.S. lawmakers cap the number of H-2B visas available every year at 66,000, divided evenly between... read more

People on the Move: Rotolo Consultants makes changes to leadership team; Cool Planet adds to its board of directors

January 9, 2019By

Rotolo Consultants, Inc. (RCI) made several changes to its leadership structure. Jodi Corey, who first joined RCI in 1979, will now take on the position of vice president of operations — construction. Prior to this promotion, Corey oversaw RCI’s landscape construction division. Brandt Martin has been promoted from vice president — maintenance to senior vice president of operations — maintenance.... read more

Arizona-based distributor joins SiteOne

January 9, 2019By

SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired Cutting Edge Curbing Sand & Rock, a distributor of hardscapes and landscape supplies in Phoenix. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Cutting Edge is a great fit with SiteOne as it expands our geographical presence across the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area,” said Doug Black, chairman and CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply. “This marks our first... read more