TAG: ice

Fisher goes pink to support breast cancer awareness month

October 2, 2019By

During October, Fisher Engineering, manufacturer of Fisher snow removal and ice control equipment, and SnowEx are going pink in support of breast cancer research. Fisher Engineering is running a special promotion featuring limited-edition pink Fisher XV2 v-plows and lift arm kits. Fisher Engineering will donate $100 from the sale of each pink XV2 v-plow and $50 from the sale of each pink... read more

Government Affairs: Stay up to date on immigration law

July 1, 2019By

President Trump has made immigration enforcement the centerpiece of his administration. This enforcement thrust has increased the pressure on the landscape contracting industry to be vigilant in following federal rules regarding employee work authorization documentation. The landscape contracting industry has one of the highest proportions of unauthorized foreign workers in its workforce at 21 percent in 2014, according to the... read more

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