North Carolina


North State Takes On U.S. Ecosystem Restoration With Linder, Terramac

In 1994, Darrell Westmoreland and his wife, Stephanie, founded North State Environmental as a stream and wetlands mitigation and restoration contractor. The Winston-Salem, N.C., based company has grown to 60-plus employees over the last 27 years and takes on a wide range of environmental projects throughout the United States....


New Tools Help Ideal Landscaping 'Make the Grade'

One thing is certain about Ideal Landscaping's project at Hoover Road Park in Durham, N.C.: The Triangle company employs some of the best tools on the market to perform its grading project at the 50-acre soccer park....


NCDOT Widens Strategic Highway

In an effort to improve traffic, construction crews in North Carolina are working on a stretch of I-40 from Raleigh to the I-40/NC 42 interchange in Clayton. The $360 million project was designed to help ease congestion and delays, make travel safer throughout the area and better accommodate motorists due to future growth....


Kubota Commemorates Three Million Units Sold

Kubota Tractor Corporation has sold its three millionth unit in the United States. The L3901 tractor was sold by Kubota dealership Kenansville Equipment Company in Kenansville, N.C., to customer Mike Trombly, both of whom were recognized recently by Kubota executives in a special ceremony....


VIDEO: Controlled Demolition Blows Center Span of Old Outer Banks Bridge

The last remaining center span of one of North Carolina's most famous bridges went up in smoke and flying debris on May 27 as part of a controlled explosion. Contractors blasted the final remaining horizontal section of the old Herbert C....


Meekins Holds Retirement Auction for Currin Brothers

After 49 years in business, Currin Brothers has decided to retire, and hired Meekins Auction Company, in conjunction with Sound Heavy Machinery Inc. , to sell the equipment at absolute public auction. Since April 1, 1972, Currin Brothers Inc....


New $450M Hospital Care Tower Planned Near Downtown Winston-Salem, N.C.

Patients and visitors to the main campus of Wake Forest Baptist Center will soon notice prep work under way on a new $450 million care tower in Winston-Salem, N.C. The long-time regional hospital announced recently that the project will include an upgraded emergency department, modern operating rooms and enhanced adult intensive care units....


Apple to Invest $1B on East Coast Hub in North Carolina, Expand Second Site

Apple unveiled plans in late April to build a campus and engineering hub near North Carolina's Research Triangle Park, committing more than $1 billion in investments and creating at least 3,000 new jobs for the area....


Doosan Bobcat to Invest $70M to Add Jobs, Expand Manufacturing Operations in Statesville, N.C.

Doosan Bobcat North America, a global leader in the compact equipment industry, announced plans for a $70 million expansion of its Statesville, N.C., manufacturing facility. The company plans to construct an additional 580,000 sq....


Gregory Poole Equipment 70 Years … and Counting

Seventy years of success didn't just happen for Gregory Poole Equipment Company. The eastern North Carolina Caterpillar dealership's success has come from being well-grounded as an organization from its founding in 1951 and from being able to adapt to evolving — sometimes abruptly changing — circumstances....






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