TAG: New York

Project EverGreen completes New Jersey, East Harlem renovations

June 21, 2017By

Project EverGreen cut the ribbon on its most recent projects, Hazlet (N.J.) Youth Athletic League’s (HYAL) William B. Paterson Field and the Neighbors of Vega Baja community garden in East Harlem, New York. “With more than half of the population living in urban areas, it’s critical that neighborhood parks and community gardens are available for the health benefits and social well-being... read more

SiteOne becomes ‘largest supplier in New York City’

August 3, 2016By

SiteOne Landscape Supply has arrived in the Big Apple by acquiring supplier Bissett, a collective consisting of Bissett Nursery and Bissett Equipment. SiteOne would not disclose terms of the deal. “Both Bissett Nursery and Bissett Equipment are clear market leaders, and they complement our existing business in the agronomics, irrigation and outdoor lighting markets,” said Doug Black, CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply. “Joining forces with... read more

Landscaper’s death ‘easily preventable,’ OSHA says

October 30, 2015By

After a four-month investigation, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found a New York landscaper’s death was “easily preventable” with proper equipment maintenance. The organization proposed a penalty of $70,000. “This worker’s death was easily preventable. The attachment and use of the required guard for the discharge chute would have kept this hazard from occurring... read more

Landscape owner arrested for not paying workers

June 26, 2015By

Richard Orvieto, owner and operator of the landscaping company Double “O” Landscaping, was arrested in Suffolk County, N.Y. The owner and company are charged with failing to pay more than $13,000 in wages to three former employees and with defrauding the state unemployment insurance system of almost $12,000 by paying wages in cash off-the-books and thereby failing to pay required... read more

Bellantoni Landscape joins LandOpt network

June 25, 2015By

Bellantoni Landscape, based in White Plains, N.Y., is now “Powered by LandOpt.” Bellantoni Landscape now has exclusive LandOpt license rights within central Westchester County, N.Y. and Greenwich, Conn. “Everyone on our team wears multiple hats, so to speak,” said co-owner Michael Bellantoni Jr. “That’s why we were intrigued by the LandOpt System—we liked the concept of defined roles and HR... read more

Durante Rentals deemed newest New York Takeuchi dealer

April 2, 2014By

Takeuchi-US named Durante Rentals its newest dealer in New York. An Inc. 5,000 company, Durante Rentals will carry the full line of Takeuchi compact earthmoving equipment, including compact track loaders, compact excavators, compact wheel loaders and skid-steer loaders. With four locations throughout the New York City and Westchester area, the company provides construction equipment rentals and sales from locations in... read more