Posts Tagged ‘paving’

Council rejects mayor’s $10M bond issue for streets

by Associated Press Published: February 26,2013

Tags: bond, city council, city government, councilman, councilwoman, mayor, municipal, municipality, paving, roads, streets

JACKSON — The Jackson City Council has overwhelmingly rejected a $10-million bond issue for street repaving, a stinging rebuke of Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr.’s agenda in the waning months of his current term. Council members gave varying reasons for the measure’s defeat, but Budget Committee chairwoman Margaret Barrett-Simon blamed it on an unwillingness among members […] [...]

Johnson wants to use bond issue to fund $10M in street paving

JACKSON — Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. says he will use funds from a bond issue to pay for a $10 million street paving project in the Capital City. Johnson tells The Clarion-Ledger the city council would have to sign off on the proposal. The city has devoted huge sums of money to fixing streets. Jackson […] [...]

Ergon acquires Henkel’s engineering division

by MBJ Staff Published: December 12,2011

Tags: asphalt, construction, engineering, mergers and acquisitions, paving, roadbuilding

JACKSON — Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of Henkel Corporation’s Corrosion Engineering Division located in Lester, Pa. Terms were not disclosed. Effective Dec. 10, the acquired business group became a part of Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions’ ErgonArmor division under the new name Corrosion Engineering. “ErgonArmor is thrilled to […] [...]

Court rules against city in asphalt plant dispute

by Associated Press Published: November 21,2011

Tags: asphalt, courts, lawsuit, manufacturing, municipal government, paving, plant, road building, zoning

NEW ALBANY — The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that the city of New Albany erred when it rezoned land and gave a permit to a company to build an asphalt plant. The Supreme Court on sided with Circuit Judge Henry Lackey, who blocked construction in 2009. A group of landowners had sued the city, […] [...]

Ergon, Mathy roll out new REVIX product

by Wally Northway Published: December 8,2010

Tags: construction, paving, product rollout, road construction

JACKSON — Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions Inc. and Mathy Construction Co. of Onalaska, Wis., announced the award of a patented process that allows for the production and placement of conventional hot mix asphalt (HMA) at reduced temperatures of up to 75⁰ F. This surfactant-enabled patented process, which is compatible with non-modified, polymer modified and PPA […] [...]

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