Don’t neglect maintenance of grinders

Vermeer-New-Jersey-Event-1241By Gregg Hennigan

Routine equipment maintenance is something many contractors do reluctantly, and sometimes that aversion transforms into neglect.

It’s kicking some of the daily maintenance needs over to tomorrow. Or using wear parts for too long. Or forgetting about components that cannot be seen or easily inspected. [Read more…]

Hathaway Tree Service makes colored mulch from trees and brush cuttings

1431by Mary Weaver

photos by William Weaver

Hathaway Tree Service’s colored and natural mulch sales are booming, so much so that Rick Cordie, president of the family-owned Minnesota business said, “I need more trees than I’m getting.” The tree service, land clearing, and mulch-producing business employs 18, twelve full-time employees and the rest part- time college students. [Read more…]