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Independent Roofing Systems, Inc. recognized

Independent Roofing Systems, Inc., 5090 McRaven Road in Jackson, has earned the 2015 Master Contractor Award from Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive product portfolio for commercial building performance solutions. From a network of more than 3,000 Firestone Building Products Red Shield Licensed Roofing Contractors, the Jackson firm is one of 256 to ...

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Ergon buys N.C. terminal for undisclosed sum

A Jackson-based company has made an acquisition in North Carolina that it says will play a big part in its future growth. Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc. (EA&E) of Jackson has purchased all assets of the Wilson, N.C., asphalt terminal from Black Creek Terminal, LLC. EA&E acquired full ownership of the facility on April 1. Financial terms were not disclosed. ...

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Airport project resumes with new contractor on board

JACKSON — Work has resumed on a runway at Mississippi’s busiest passenger airport after a dispute with the contractor brought construction to a standstill last year. The project to remove bad clay and repave one of two runways at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport stalled over a disagreement about the quality of the asphalt being put down. The Jackson Municipal ...

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Contractor dispute halts runway construction at Jackson-Evers

JACKSON — Mississippi’s busiest airport is down to one usable runway with a $13.3 million construction project at a standstill and eight months behind schedule. Completion of runway surfacing at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport was expected in June 2011, but a dispute with the contractor halted the work. Airport CEO Dirk Vanderleest says the contract with Rifenburg Construction Inc. ...

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Ergon acquires Henkel's engineering division

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 welcome Corrosion Engineering into the ...

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Court rules against city in asphalt plant dispute

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, Riverside Traffic Systems Inc. and ...

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