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GIE+Expo Returns to Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville for 2021 Show

The Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+Expo) was back in full force this year at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky., from Oct. 20 to 22. The event, sponsored by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Inc....


Link-Belt Hosts 2021 CraneFest at Its Lexington, Ky., HQ

Link-Belt Cranes held CraneFest 2021 at its world headquarters in Lexington, Ky., Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. The event was staged in two-day sessions with representatives from the company's dealer network, rental houses and end users in attendance to learn about Link-Belt's historic beginnings, manufacturing capabilities and lineup of world class cranes....


VIDEO: Industry Professionals Gather in Louisville for 'Largest-Ever' Utility Expo

Utility professionals were in the operator's seat Sept. 26 to Sept. 28, 2021 in Louisville, Ky., as the Utility Expo brought the industry back together. Organizations from across the country, including Duke Energy, CenterPoint Energy, Michels, Intren and Henkels & McCoy Inc., sent representatives ranging from CFO, COO, executive vice president, fleet and asset and equipment purchasing, to view specialized exhibits and product unveilings, participate in hands-on test drives and demonstrations, learn about the latest innovations in the industry and make purchasing decisions....


ATS Construction's 72-Hour Paving Sprint Rehabs Kentucky's Blue Grass Airport

Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky., plays a key role in the economics of the state. Located near the capital, the airport services a city that is home to the state's flagship university and is a center for horse racing and horse breeding....


VA, USACE Announce Contract for New $840M Louisville Medical Center

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Louisville District, will build a new 104 bed, full-service hospital in Louisville, Ky. An $840 million contract was awarded to Walsh-Turner Joint Venture II headquartered in Chicago, Ill., on Aug....


Crews Prep for Painting On Ohio River Bridge, Hold Contest

Preparations for bridge painting are under way as part of the Sherman Minton Renewal project. The painting portion of this major rehabilitation project will not only give the structure an attractive new finish but also will protect the bridge for many years to come....


Mountain Parkway Progress Continues

Progress continues on the Mountain Parkway Expansion this spring, with completion of the 8.2-mi. Morgan County segment in sight. Asphalt plants have reopened for the year and paving is under way on the new westbound lanes of the Mountain Parkway in Morgan County....


O'Rourke Completes Turfway Park Grandstand Demo

The revamp of the Turfway Park horse racing track in Florence, Ky., began on April 23, 2020, when O'Rourke Wrecking Company Inc. crews began the demolition of the race track's grandstand, a multi-million-dollar job that was completed last August....


Facebook Decides Color of New Spottsville Bridge

University of Kentucky sports fans will soon have colorful evidence of their team loyalty when a new bridge sprouts on the landscape sporting the team colors of blue and white. Work began on the $32 million Spottsville Bridge, known officially as the Richard W....


Registration Opens for GIE+EXPO 2021 as October Event Returns in Person

Registration is open, and plans are under way for GIE+EXPO to bring the industry back together in person this October. Both attendees and exhibitors have indicated they are eager to participate in the annual trade show, which is set for Oct....







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