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New York

Contractors Sales is one of New York state's oldest dealerships (founded in 1923) and has expanded its operations with a new facility in Middletown, N.Y. Contractors Sales has long been known for its reputation for supplying some of the largest, most demanding heavy highway and aggregate producing contractors in New York state with quality construction equipment manufacturers including: Link-Belt; Hitachi wheel loaders; Terex trucks; Dynapac; Allied Construction Products; Midland Mfg.; Rammer Hammers; and much more.

White's Farm Supply Inc. , a dealer of Cub Cadet outdoor power equipment located in Canastota, Franklin, Lowville and Waterville, N.Y., recently earned distinction as one of the top 65 Cub Cadet independent retailers in America for 2019. To celebrate this achievement, White's Farm Supply Inc.

ABLE Equipment Rental Inc. of NY, a supplier of construction equipment rentals, sales, service and parts, is now part of the Magni America LLC dealer network, offering Magni's line of telehandlers in parts of Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania and all of New Jersey and Delaware.

Tracey Road Equipment packed the Center of Progress Building at the New York State Fairgrounds on Feb. 5, 2020, with paving professionals from across the state who gathered for an informational workshop presented by representatives from some of the most recognized names in road building equipment.

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Jan. 31 that New York City will be increasing truck enforcement and performing urgent, structural repairs on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The mayor signed an Executive Order to create the new NYPD BQE Truck Enforcement Task Force.

Callahan Construction Managers announced that it has officially opened a new office in White Plains, N.Y., expanding its presence throughout the northeast. Callahan is a full-service construction management company with more than 65 years of experience serving local, regional, and national clients.

On Jan. 23, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined the FY 2021 Executive Budget, advancing a clear vision and bold, nation-leading and historic actions to make progress happen in the State of New York. The budget plan features a $33 billion five-year plan to combat climate change, including a new plan to streamline government bureaucracy to deliver renewable energy projects faster; a $25 billion expansion of New York's largest-in-the-nation building program, bringing it to $275 billion; an historic $28.5 billion investment in education while reforming funding formulas to prioritize support for poor schools; and an expanded Excelsior free college tuition program to include families making up to $150,000 per year.

NEW YORK (AP) Two years after a lack of funds halted construction of a marble-clad Greek Orthodox church at New York's World Trade Center site, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Greek Orthodox officials announced plans to resume construction with the goal of finishing the rebuilding by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept.

Mack Trucks demonstrated the Mack LR Electric, a fully electric version of the Mack LR refuse model, to officials from the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) at the Allentown, Pa.-based Mack Customer Center. Unveiled in May 2019, the Mack LR Electric will begin real-world testing in Q2 2020 in DSNY's demanding operations.

Since 2006 the Town of German Flatts, N.Y., has seen what used to be referred to as "100-year floods" at least three times, the worst of these occurring in 2006 and 2013. Most of the flood damage was caused by the Fulmer Creek, which flows into the Mohawk River, as well as flooding from the Mohawk River itself.

Managing the flow of fuel in compressed, urban environments is a challenge many contractors in the country's largest cities face on a daily basis. On many metropolitan job sites, fueling becomes a juggling act of servicing core heavy equipment, but also generators, lighting structures and other onsite assets that require around-the-clock energy.