North Carolina


James River Equipment Launches New Location in Raleigh, N.C.

James River Equipment (JRE), a construction and agricultural equipment dealership for Virginia and the Carolinas, announced the opening of its newest location at 4161 Auburn Church Road in Garner, N.C....


Five North Carolina School Districts Receive Millions in Construction Grants

Five North Carolina public school districts in economically distressed areas will be receiving approximately $60 million in grant funds for construction of new school buildings. The news was announced by former N.C....


NCDOT Approves Dozens of Road Improvements Across Central North Carolina

Tarheel State residents need to get ready for road construction in 2021, as the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) gave the green light to dozens of road projects in the central part of the state in early January....


Tolls Optional Once Blythe Construction Wraps Up $346M Project

Crews on a $346 million North Carolina express lane project are on the cusp of a milestone. They're about to shift traffic to the former median, which will allow them to begin work on new outside lanes in each direction....


SITECH Horizon Joins Distribution Network

SITECH Horizon announced it is open and serving western and central North Carolina as part of the global SITECH distribution network. The company offers the complete line of Trimble construction technology systems available, including machine control systems, optical instruments, and survey and civil engineering software....


NCDOT Awards Several Road, Bridge Contracts

In the two days before Christmas, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) played Santa Claus by presenting Tarheel drivers and out-of-state motorists with several upcoming road improvement projects statewide as well as an upgrade to a coastal bridge....


North Carolina County Relies on EDGE, Hills Machinery to Handle Waste

North Carolina's Mecklenburg County is the state's largest in terms of population with just more than 1.1 million residents. Along with its county seat, Charlotte, Mecklenburg is one of the South's major urban centers....


Vendors Assist With Linder North Carolina Open House

An open house event, which had originally been slated for March of 2020, was finally held on Dec. 3 to commemorate the relocation of the Linder Industrial Machinery branch facility in Greenville, N.C. The Greenville location differs from the other 15 Linder branch facilities throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida as it also includes the complete line-up of Kubota machines, in addition to the other lines of heavy equipment carried....


North Carolina Governor Announces Nearly $13M in Rural Infrastructure Grants

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced earlier in December that North Carolina's Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved 30 grant requests to local governments totaling $12,969,015, most of which will require either new construction or building renovations....


Outer Banks Wind Project to Create 200 Jobs in North Carolina, Virginia

A wind farm set for construction off North Carolina's Outer Banks would create nearly 200 full-time jobs in the Tarheel State and Virginia following its completion. An economic study by alternative energy developer Avangrid Renewables calculated the project would add $2 billion to the region's economy over the next 10 years....