TAG: ice

ICE arrests 100-plus at Ohio greenhouse, landscape company

June 6, 2018By

More than 100 workers were arrested June 5 when about 200 federal officers raided two Corso’s Flower & Garden Center locations in Sandusky and Castalia, Ohio, The Associated Press reports. It was one of the largest workplace immigration raids in recent years. Corso’s is a family-owned company founded in 1941 with a greenhouse, flower shop, garden center, landscape department and... read more

SIMA to expand salt application standards

February 23, 2017By

A new collaboration led by the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) aims to expand the Sustainable Salt Initiative (SSI) by setting recommended industry standards for salt application in winter snow and ice events. As part of the alliance, Viaesys Inc. will provide salt tracking research and the University of Waterloo will perform data analysis. The expanded initiative was sparked from... read more

Government Affairs: The next move on immigration reform

December 2, 2014By

On Nov. 20, President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions that would defer deportation for an estimated 4.5 million undocumented immigrants currently residing in the U.S. The executive actions had been anticipated since last spring, but the Obama administration postponed taking action to give Congress the opportunity to act on comprehensive immigration reform legislation. The Senate passed a... read more

PELADOW Calcium Chloride Pellets

September 15, 2014By

PELADOW Calcium Chloride Pellets are the premier snow and ice melter, ideal for clearing sidewalks, driveways and parking lots. PELADOW melts ice up to three times faster than competing materials and outperforms other products across all temperatures. The round shape of PELADOW helps it penetrate ice to break the bond with pavement more quickly than flat or crystal-shaped ice melters,... read more