Edward Ehrbar

Ferry Point Park, located in the Bronx, is in the midst of an $11 million, 18-month project to transform an old landfill into a pedestrian walkway, which is also inclusive of a salt-water marsh and parking lot. Key to the transformation is the collaboration of Pioneer Landscaping & Asphalt Paving Inc.

To better support customers and leverage the power of its wholly-owned network, Komatsu has created a new structure in North America to strengthen the growth of company-owned distributor branches. A new corporate unit within Komatsu has been created and effective immediately, all company-owned distributor locations will be branded simply "Komatsu" to reflect their inclusion in the company's global footprint.

H.O. Penn announced the hiring of Matthew Ahern as machine sales operations manager at its' Newington, Conn., facility. As a former owner of Edward Ehrbar Inc. , Ahern brings a wealth of industry experience with him to his new position. In addition to his role as an owner, he previously held many other positions at Ehrbar including executive vice president.

Carlson Paving Products announced its 2018 Dealer of the Year Award and Top 5 Dealer Awards at World of Asphalt 2019 in Indianapolis. Receiving the company's annual Dealer of the Year Award was Alta Equipment Company. "Alta consistently proves to be one of our strongest partners," said Chris Colwell, president of Carlson Paving Products, as he introduced this year's winners.

Bomag Americas Inc. and Komatsu America Corp. announced that Komatsu's six company-owned dealerships (Edward Ehrbar, Komatsu Equipment Company, Komatsu Northeast, Komatsu Southwest, Midlantic Machinery and Pine Bush Equipment) have entered into an arrangement for the sale and support of Bomag compaction, milling, paving and reclaiming/stabilizing equipment for roadbuilding and other construction markets.

Beacon Residential LLC, President Tim Owen considers himself a self-taught businessman. After earning a bachelor's degree in building construction in 1981, he thought he had developed a solid base of knowledge about the industry. It wasn't until he began working as a project manager for prominent contractors throughout New York that he completed his education.

It's a good thing that brothers Dan and Rich DeCostole seem to get along so well. If they don't, they sure have a funny way of showing it. The duo has paired for more than 50 years, most of which they've spent operating DeCostole Recycling & Transfer Station.

There's a well-known adage that timing is everything. That maxim certainly applies to the first three whirlwind years of business for Richmond Ready Mix, located in Staten Island, N.Y. Co-owners Joe Garofalo and Scott D'Arco explained that the opportunity and timing were right for starting a new business in 2015.

Growing up in Salerno, Italy, Alfredo Lamanna always wanted to have his own trucking company. It was a dream that took him three continents and eight years of tossing pizzas to attain, but once he did, he never looked back. “Our father was determined to get his own truck and make a go of it,” recalled Dino Lamanna, Alfredo's son and a Member of Divine Management.

Eddie Damasceno grew up playing on equipment at his family's farm in Minas Geras, Brazil. It created a passion that he brought with him to the United States and channeled into a thriving business. “I loved being able to mess around and use equipment when I was growing up,” recalled Eddie.

Driving around Tilcon's Clinton Point quarry in New York, you will find the typical equipment expected at a facility that processes crushed limestone at a high capacity. Multiple excavators, loaders, rigid haul trucks and crushing circuits dot the landscape of the 1,200 acre property to load, move and crush 3.1 million tons (2.8 million t) of dolomitic limestone.