Author Archive for Deonta Smith

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Growing Markets: A Look at Trends in the Landscaping Industry

Growing Markets: A Look at Trends in the Landscaping Industry

As originally published in Properties Magazine Landscape enhancement services are considered one of the most effective ways to boost a facility or structure’s value. Though the chief benefits of landscaping services…
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Are Wastewater Treatment Prices On The Rise Following The Election?

Are Wastewater Treatment Prices On The Rise Following The Election?

As originally published in Water Online Over the course of the 2016 presidential election, President-elect Donald Trump has presented to the American public his energy and economic plans, which are…
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Blowback From Flowback: Push For Groundwater Alternatives

Blowback From Flowback: Push For Groundwater Alternatives

As originally published in Water Online About 50 percent of the nation’s residents source their fresh water supply from groundwater wells, which have deteriorated throughout the U.S. over the past…
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Summer Surge: No Dog Days For Construction

Summer Surge: No Dog Days For Construction

Despite a drag in construction activity in recent months, which has primarily been due to prohibitive winter weather and spring storms, not everything is expected to be doom and gloom…
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Avoiding the Red when Going Green

Avoiding the Red when Going Green

Over the past decade, environmentalists have pressured waste collection firms to become more eco-friendly amid increasing concerns about greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. Waste haulers have, in turn, been…
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Growth Postponed: The Fed Rate and Its Impact on the Construction Sector

Growth Postponed: The Fed Rate and Its Impact on the Construction Sector

LOS ANGELES—March 17, 2016—Yesterday, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) chose to delay an increase in the federal funds rate. This decision was based on uncertainties regarding growth in the…
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The Transportation Bill's Looming Deadline

The Transportation Bill’s Looming Deadline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOS ANGELES – October 21, 2015 – After a series of only temporary solutions to funding necessary construction on the nation’s aging transportation infrastructure, Congress now has…
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Renting Vs. Buying: Factors to Consider When Sourcing Equipment and Machinery

Renting Vs. Buying: Factors to Consider When Sourcing Equipment and Machinery

As originally published in Construction Executive’s Managing Your Business As the economy bounces back from the recession, construction activity has picked up again and more construction firms have entered the…
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Hard Bargaining: Equipment Rental as a Cost Reduction Strategy

Hard Bargaining: Equipment Rental as a Cost Reduction Strategy

As seen in Construction Executive’s Managing Your Business As the construction market continues to recoup losses incurred by harsh demand conditions following the recession, contractors have been forced to rethink…
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