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Topcon Launches Podcast Series for Construction Industry

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 6:16pm

Topcon Positioning Group announces the launch of the Topcon Talks Construction podcast series.

Key Points: 
  • Topcon Positioning Group announces the launch of the Topcon Talks Construction podcast series.
  • The programming is designed to bring together a variety of guests offering unique perspectives on a wide range of topics impacting the industry.
  • The construction-focused podcasts are the second phase of the Topcon Talks Podcasts programming, with Topcon Talks Agriculture launched mid-2020, and going into its third season and twentieth episode on January 21.
  • Topcon Positioning Group is an industry leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of precision measurement and workflow solutions for the global construction, geospatial and agriculture markets.

Construction Starts End 2020 on a Sour Note

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 1:35pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210119005303/en/
    For the full year, total construction starts fell 10% to $766.3 billion.
  • Residential construction starts ended 2020 up 4% thanks to strong single-family activity.
  • Environmental public works starts dropped 5% in 2020, while the highway and bridge category saw an 8% increase in starts.
  • Commercial starts tumbled 26% over the year, with warehouse construction eking out a 1% gain in 2020.

AECOM announces leadership appointments for its global Transportation and Program Management businesses

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 11:55am

AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the worlds premier infrastructure consulting firm, today announced the appointments of Jennifer Aument as chief executive of its global Transportation business and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its global Program Management business.

Key Points: 
  • AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the worlds premier infrastructure consulting firm, today announced the appointments of Jennifer Aument as chief executive of its global Transportation business and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its global Program Management business.
  • She serves on boards for several major universities, the Eno Center for Transportation, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), the Highway Users Alliance and more.
  • AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is the worlds premier infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management.
  • AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.2 billion in fiscal year 2020.

Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on February 5, 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 11:30am

To access the live audio conference call, U.S. participants may call 877-604-7329 and international participants may call 602-563-8688.

Key Points: 
  • To access the live audio conference call, U.S. participants may call 877-604-7329 and international participants may call 602-563-8688.
  • A live webcast and related presentation slides will be available by visiting the Event Calendar page in the Investor Relations section of Spectrum Brands website at www.spectrumbrands.com .
  • To access this replay, all participants may call 855-859-2056 and use the conference call ID number provided above.
  • Spectrum Brands A Home Essentials Company
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210119005013/en/

Hydrobuilder Holdings Acquires Hydrobuilder.com and GreenCoast Hydroponics to Form a Leading Omni-channel Seller of Specialty Agriculture and Hydroponics Equipment and Supplies

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

Hydrobuilder Holdings LLC (Hydrobuilder Holdings) today announced its formation through the acquisitions of Hydrobuilder.com, a leading online retailer of hydroponics and horticultural supplies, and GreenCoast Hydroponics, the second largest hydroponics retailer in the United States, to create a leading omni-channel retailer of specialty agriculture and hydroponics equipment and supplies.

Key Points: 
  • Hydrobuilder Holdings LLC (Hydrobuilder Holdings) today announced its formation through the acquisitions of Hydrobuilder.com, a leading online retailer of hydroponics and horticultural supplies, and GreenCoast Hydroponics, the second largest hydroponics retailer in the United States, to create a leading omni-channel retailer of specialty agriculture and hydroponics equipment and supplies.
  • Hydrobuilder Holdings secured over $70 million in financing from a broad group of investors, led by Broadband Capital Investments.
  • As part of the transaction, the sellers of both Hydrobuilder.com and GreenCoast Hydroponics retained a meaningful equity stake in Hydrobuilder Holdings.
  • Hydrobuilder.com and GreenCoast will continue to be operated by their existing management teams under the newly-formed Hydrobuilder Holdings platform and substantially all team members from Hydrobuilder.com and GreenCoast will remain with Hydrobuilder Holdings.

Christina Refinances West Hollywood Property

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:00am

Christina Development Corporation (Christina) announced today the refinancing of a 19-unit multi-family property in West Hollywood, California.

Key Points: 
  • Christina Development Corporation (Christina) announced today the refinancing of a 19-unit multi-family property in West Hollywood, California.
  • This transaction represents one of many by Christina, who has been an active player in the Westside region of Los Angeles since 1977.
  • Christina is a vertically integrated real estate sponsor and manager founded in 1977 and headquartered in Malibu, California.
  • Any offering by Christina will be made only in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the Private Placement Memorandum.

Introducing Terra Vera: Technology for Pesticide-Free, Clean Crops

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:00pm

Using patented technologies compliant with EPA regulations, Terra Vera offers producers a safe, effective, and sustainable approach to rid crops of contaminants while preserving the quality and yield of their products.

Key Points: 
  • Using patented technologies compliant with EPA regulations, Terra Vera offers producers a safe, effective, and sustainable approach to rid crops of contaminants while preserving the quality and yield of their products.
  • Safe and sustainable practices like Terra Vera also help business leaders create consumer confidence and build brand value.
  • For more information about Terra Vera, its technology and services, please visit terravera.com .
  • Learn more about Terra Vera at terravera.com and connect on LinkedIn , Twitter , Instagram , and Facebook .

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. Announces Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 4:02pm

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. (the Company), a leading privately held, vertically integrated construction materials supplier, announced today that the Company will conduct a conference call on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 9:00 am ET to review its fiscal 2021 third quarter financial results.

Key Points: 
  • New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. (the Company), a leading privately held, vertically integrated construction materials supplier, announced today that the Company will conduct a conference call on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 9:00 am ET to review its fiscal 2021 third quarter financial results.
  • For those who wish to join the conference call please contact Joe Hassett ( joeh@gregoryfca.com ) at least one day prior to the call to receive dial-in details or webcast information.
  • About New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.
    New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. is a leading privately held, vertically integrated construction materials supplier and heavy/highway construction contractor in Pennsylvania and western New York.
  • Our core businesses include: (i) construction materials (aggregate production (crushed stone, sand and gravel), hot mix asphalt production and ready mixed concrete production) and (ii) heavy/highway construction (heavy construction, HMA paving and other site preparation services).

Build Greensboro Together Announces Fund Raising Drive to Complete Important Parks Projects

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

Build Greensboro Together is a recently created foundation dedicated to partnering with Greensboro to fund rebuilding and revitalizing some of the citys most important communal and outdoor spaces.

Key Points: 
  • Build Greensboro Together is a recently created foundation dedicated to partnering with Greensboro to fund rebuilding and revitalizing some of the citys most important communal and outdoor spaces.
  • I have visited all 100 counties in North Carolina and I can say that Greensboro is unique in a state filled with wonderful places, says Peter Reichard, Co-Chair of Build Greensboro Together.
  • In difficult times, its important to step up and ensure we can keep Greensboro a fabulous place to live.
  • To fulfill its mission, Build Greensboro Together joins forces with the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Inc. and the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department to guide, prioritize, and facilitate investment.

Climate Adaptive Infrastructure Funds Hydroelectric Projects at 22 Existing Non-Powered Dams

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC (CAI) an infrastructure investment firm specializing in low-carbon real assets in the energy, water and transport sectors, today announced that it is funding the construction of 22 hydroelectric projects (Rye Hydro) at existing non-powered dams (NPDs) in the Eastern United States, alongside Rye Development, LLC a leading U.S. hydropower developer.

Key Points: 
  • Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC (CAI) an infrastructure investment firm specializing in low-carbon real assets in the energy, water and transport sectors, today announced that it is funding the construction of 22 hydroelectric projects (Rye Hydro) at existing non-powered dams (NPDs) in the Eastern United States, alongside Rye Development, LLC a leading U.S. hydropower developer.
  • We are pleased to partner with Paul Jacob and the strong management team at Rye Development as they install hydroelectric turbines at existing, non-powered dams across the Eastern United States, said Bill Green, Founder and Managing Partner of Climate Adaptive Infrastructure.
  • Lex Wolf Mr. Wolf contributed to the investment and monetization of over $1 billion climate adaptive infrastructure projects at Macquarie Renewable Energy Holdings.
  • Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC (CAI) is an infrastructure investment firm specializing in low-carbon real assets in the energy, water and transport sectors.