Emerald in the News

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Nurturing a Cash Cow (by Annie Fischer)

American Builders Quarterly - May, 2012
While we are not too thrilled with the title of this article, we are extremely proud to have been featured in 2012 second quarter issue of American Builders Quarterly. Annie focuses her attentions on our history in the Pinehills and what has made our tenure there a success.

Sysco project hits halfway point (by Brittany Burrows)

Wicked Local Plympton - January 20, 2012
Brittany provides readers with a brief status report on the Sysco distribution facility project in Plympton. As Brittany hints in the article, the project has gone extremely well for us and we are very proud of our progress thus far!

Emerald Excavating - Best in the Business (by Discovery Channel)

Discovery Channel - December 27, 2011
If you tuned in to watch the newest show on the Discovery Channel you know that our equipment was a prominent feature in the first episode of Best in the Business. Watch the video to the right or follow the link below to see clips from Best in the Business!

Emerald Excavating Flourishes Over Decades With Hard Work, Irish Luck (by Jay Adams)

Construction Equipment Guide - August 17, 2011
Read about the roots of Emerald Excavating in this feature story by Jay Adams, found in the August publication of the New England Edition of Construction Equipment Guide.

Discovery banks on circus, swamp in new TV lineup (by Paul Thomasch)

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apr 14, 2011
Watch for us on Best In The Business, an upcoming new series on the Discovery Channel for the 2011-2012 season!

Aggregate Industries Utilizing GPS Technologies for Fine Grading (by Mark Peach)

Aggregate Industries Corporate News Letter - January 13, 2011
Mark Peach documents his experiences as Aggregate Industries adds GPS grading to their repertoire. Mark graciously credits Sheamus Kelleher of Emerald Excavating for his role in taming the bean-pole beast as Aggregate attempts to go stakeless.

Plymouth’s new Ops Center under way in Cedarville (by Rich Harbert)

Wicked Local Plymouth & Old Colony Memorial - November 25, 2010
Emerald receives a nod from Rich Harbert in his coverage of the construction progress of the new Plymouth Emergency Operations Center in Cedarville.

A place to learn and play (by Rich Harbert)

Wicked Local Plymouth & GateHouse News Service - September 23, 2010
Rich Harbert details the new playing fields and outdoor classroom at Indian Brook Elementary School. Emerald Excavating is proud to have donated our services to this project that directly benefits the youth in our community.

Manomet Youth Center gets a facelift (by David Wolcott)

Wicked Local Plymouth & GateHouse News Service - September 4, 2010
David provides an overview of the Manomet Youth Center upgrades and gives Emerald Excavating an honorable mention for our contributions to this community project in Manomet.

Family fun at Great Island (by GateHouse News Service)

Wicked Local Plymouth & GateHouse News Service - August 19, 2010
Emerald's donations to the Great Island Family Fun Day are highlighted in this short article by GateHouse News Services.

Emerald's Army of Hope Marches Again! (by N/A)

The American Cancer Society - June 26, 2010
Emerald's Army of Hope marched for the second year in the Relay for Life of Greater Plymouth. Emerald Excavating would like to thank the entire Emerald Army, and extend a special thanks to Stacie Liberatore for her leadership in fundraising and organization. We are proud to say that the Emerald Army raised nearly $5,000 and the event raised $177,000 for the fight against cancer!

CULTEC Recharger 330XL Case Study (by CULTEC, Inc.)

CULTEC.com Case Studies - April 28, 2010
Read up on an inovative drainage solution manufactured by CULTEC and installed by Emerald Excavating. An 18,000 S.F. Recharger installation by Emerald Excavating is featured in this case study by CULTEC. This case study can also be found in Erosion Control Magazine.

Let there be lights (by GateHouse News Service)

Wicked Local Plymouth & GateHouse News Service - March 24, 2010
Plymouth Pop Warner President Chris Parker graciously thanks Emerald Excavating for the help we gave Pop Warner in their field lighting project at Forges Field in Plymouth.

Emerald to the rescue (by Rich Harbert)

GateHouse Media & Old Colony Memorial - April 8, 2009
"The long-awaited playground project at West Elementary School seemed in danger of stalling indefinitely after a contractor backed out of the project on the eve of installation last week. Parents on the school’s Playground Committee put out frantic calls for help and got a big assist from Emerald Excavating of Cedarville." - Be sure to watch the video presentation on the right side of this page!


GateHouse News Service - April 9, 2009
BOSTON-The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women proudly announces its 100 Unsung Heroines of 2009. Emerald's own Ingeborg Kelleher was given the distinction of inclusion on this list of truly remarkable women. We are all proud of Inge and thankful for the many qualities she possesses that led to her selection.

Emerald Excavating Nominated for the Boston Chamber of Commerce 2009 Small Business of the Year! (by N/A)

- April 2, 2009
We're crossing our fingers hoping to be selected, but we are all honored even to have been nominated. Check back in June to find out if we won!


Visit Emerald Landscape Supply on the Web -
The Emerald team would like to extend a welcome to Emerald Landscape Supply. Operating out of our yard at 38 Hedges Pond Rd., in Plymouth we expect Emerald Landscape Supply to become a valuable and much needed addition to our local business community. We are excited about the changes and opportunities that our new tenant will usher in and we are hoping for great success.

Barack Obama’s public works plan triggers optimism boosting construction. (by Jay Fitzgerald)

Boston Herald - December 9, 2008
Jay summarizes the sense of anticipation that surrounds President-elect Obama's plan to infuse hundreds of billions of dollars into the economy through infrastructure work.

Caught in the Crunch: Slowest year in decades for construction trades (by Staff Reports)

Old Colony Memorial - November 11, 2008
Emerald Excavating and several other local construction companies are featured in this "ongoing series that documents local views on the nation's financial crisis".

Plymouth Squirt B Penguins win five, drop one (by GateHouse News Service)

Wicked Local Plymouth & GateHouse News Service - March 6, 2008
GateHouse provides the Emerald sponsored Plymouth Squirt B Penguins with some well deserved media coverage for their hard-fought victories.

Sacred Heart dedicates Early Childhood Center (by GateHouse News Service)

Wicked Local Plymouth & GateHouse News Service - October 10, 2007
Emerald is highlighted in this article as one of the key participants in the construction of a new Early Childhood Center at Sacred Heart in Kingston.

A Woman's Place (by Meg Flanagan)

Cranberry Coast Homes - August 30, 2007
Meg gives Inge Kelleher and Francine Townsend a much deserved "Well done!" in this article for their role in forging a path in the "Man's" world of construction.

Dying wish granted: Company builds driveway, wall to honor Bill Walsh(by Emily Wilcox)

Old Colony Memorial - June 26, 2007
Emily Wilcox authored this beautifully written piece detailing our efforts in building a retaining wall and driveway for Lynne DePaolo in honor of our friend Bill Walsh.  Bill Walsh was a treasured member of the Emerald family and our only regret is that we weren't able to complete the work before he passed away.

Emerald Excavating: A New England Gem(by Mark Scheer)

WHEN Magazine - January 2007
Emerald is the full feature cover story for the January 2007 issue of WHEN (Waste Handling Equipment News) Magazine.

John Deere Signature Customer(by N/A)

N/A - January 2007
In early 2007 Emerald Excavating was one of the 5 customers selected by Schmidt Equipment in the MA and RI territory to be designated a John Deere Signature Customer.

NJ Firm Brings New Jaw Crusher Attachment to the States(by Kate Zanoni)

Construction Equipment Guide - February 2006
This article features the Eco-Crusher excavator bucket attachment. Emerald Excavating was the first company to buy the bucket in the Northeast territory and was, therefore, highlighted in the article.

Emerald Excavating Sponsors Plymouth Youth Hockey(by N/A)

Plymouth Youth Hockey - 2007-2008 Season
Emerald Excavating is proud to sponsor Plymouth Youth Hockey. We are proud to do our part to help these fine young players master a sport that has a long and proud tradition in New England.

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