TAG: MetLife Stadium

1-Minute Mentor: Tom Canete

May 5, 2014By

CEO of Canete Snow Management, Wayne, N.J. Who’s your mentor? I’ve learned a lot through consultants. I’m currently working with Bill Pate. He owns Integrity Management. He really got us on track and doing things a little different. Another consultant I used mainly for snow is John Allin. He snow plowed the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002.  How... read more

Super Bowl, super snow removal plan

January 31, 2014By

In the run-up to Super Bowl Sunday, there has been as much talk about the weather as there has been about who will win, the Denver Broncos or Seattle Seahawks. Why all the fuss? The game, being held at MetLife Stadium at Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, N.J., is the first Super Bowl to be played in an dome-less... read more

Throwback Thursday: April 1988

January 30, 2014By

If Super Bowl turf were a human it’d be the most high-maintenance celebrity in Hollywood—my equivalent of choice would be Kanye West, but that’s based on disdain (no, not because he bashed Taylor Swift onstage at the MTV Video Music Awards). It wasn’t until I discovered the April 1988 issue of Landscape Management that I realized how much depth there... read more

Industry overview: Ahead of the curve

October 10, 2013By

Landscape industry professionals are feeling positive. Despite challenges, the industry is out front of other small businesses when it comes to optimism. Optimism among landscape professionals about the state of the Green Industry is better than expected this year, despite some uncertainty. When asked for last year’s Landscape Management Industry Pulse report, “What’s your 2013 business outlook?”, 69 percent of... read more

Canete tasked with managing Super Bowl snow removal

September 17, 2013By

Canete Snow Management of Wayne, N.J., was awarded a five-year contract to manage the snow removal at MetLife Stadium located in Secaucus, N.J., home to the New York Giants, New York Jets and the 2014 Super Bowl. The contract requires 843 workers to remove all the snow from the inside of the stadium. The snow must be removed, said Tom... read more