On a redevelopment site in Perth Amboy, N.J., crews are repurposing a piece of history. The job: break down pieces of the old Tappan Zee Bridge to build up a 35-acre site situated on the banks of Arthur Kill, which flows into the Raritan Bay. The site is located on a flood plain, and before it can be repurposed, it needs to be built up between four and eight feet, said Jason Burke, owner of Burke Construction of Ocean, N.J., who has been contracted to spread imported fill across the property.
AMEC Construction, headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., is a dynamic, fast growing firm. From its beginnings in the recycling business, it has grown into a major player in the New York City Metropolitan area and Connecticut, with divisions that include excavation, C&D recycling centers, containers and roll-off services, demolition, on site recycling and aggregate production.
Morgan Asphalt of Salt Lake City, Utah, has expanded far beyond its namesake and into a full service infrastructure company that reports that its quality of customer service is rivaled only by the quality product it delivers. Founded in 1996 by Thomas Morgan, Morgan Asphalt is known throughout the industry for its ability to install complicated underground utilities and lay a smooth surface, all while maintaining a tight and efficient schedule.
All of Scott Guimond’s life he has been around construction equipment. For parts of the 1970s he worked as a carpenter for a major construction firm in Maine called Cianbro. In the early 1980s he had started his own landscaping and grounds maintenance company.
The Homrich family has been doing business with National Attachments for nearly 15 years, utilizing some of the most unique and specialized equipment in the industry. So when their Nye concrete pulverizer was due to be replaced, there was only one company to turn to.
National Attachments has named Bob Hale of Concord, Mass., as its vice president of material processors. In his role with National Attachments, Hale will be developing new customers and servicing existing customers in the northeastern United States who use any of National Attachments’ many products involved in aggregate production, soil processing, crushing, screening, and the recycling industry.
The memory is still fresh enough to make Nick Wylie cringe. J. Pettiecord Inc. crews were hard at work clearing 30 acres of trees along a new rail line when the shear they were using to process stumps broke. In an instant, work came to a standstill and it stayed that way for three weeks while crews waited for the shear to be re-welded and repaired.
Since its conception in 1989, National Attachments’ sole focus has been providing severe-duty, heavy equipment attachments for the demolition, construction, forestry, recycling and scrap industries. The company represents several manufacturers, including Nye, manufacturer of severe-duty grapples, pulverizers, processors, wood shears and stump harvesters.
Parents often share a common dream: to be able to prepare their children for the future. Scott and Kathy Guimond have taken steps towards ensuring their sons’ success: they’ve given them shares of their company. National Attachments was founded 23 years ago in 1989 as a specialty company amongst a myriad of firms that service the construction, demolition, recycling, heavy highway, forestry, municipal and pipeline industries.
National Attachments Incorporated has a new solution for “on-site” material handling, scalping, mixing and crushing operations. The Finnish manufactured REMU processing bucket is now available to the United States. Designed to reduce operating cost and maximize operation productivity, the REMU bucket eliminates multiple handling costs when processing endless types of material, including soil, loam, clay, sand, salt, gravel and C&D, according to the manufacturer.
National Attachments Inc.’s extreme service digital concrete pulverizer crushes pre-cut cast or cast-in-place concrete, asphalt, rock, pipe, decking, and airport tarmac and is ideal for in-place demolition or implosion clean-up. The four-positioned ripper provides maneuverability, operating much like a human index finger, yet has the power to rip, pry, manipulate, sort and position any material.