Carolina Earth Movers – A Minority Business Roundtable Success Story

Carolina Earth Movers – A Minority Business Roundtable Success Story Having faith, gaining resources and networking have been key components to Carolina Earth Movers success. Today, Carolina Earth Movers is highly recognized throughout Eastern NC. They credit much of their success to NC Department of  Transportation, Pitt County Minority Women Business Enterprise program (MWBE) and Greenville’s Minority Business Roundtable. Bruce and Loyce Coward, the President and Vice President of Carolina Earth Movers, share their success story.


Carolina Earth Movers Exhibit at Greenville’s 7th Annual Mix-n-Meet-n-Learn

(Greenville, NC) – Excavation company, Carolina Earth Movers (CEM) of Greenville gathered with other businesses at the 7th Annual “Mix-n-Meet-n-Learn” conference sponsored by the City of Greenville, Greenville Utilities and East Carolina University.

Chief Foreman and Project Manager, Jerone Coward (picture) and Kristel Coward manned the CEM exhibit table, greeting and talking about the many services the company performs as an estimated crowd of 100 was in attendance.

“Building Hope theme gives local businesses an opportunity to meet and network with each other from the local/regional area,” says CEM’s VP of Administration, Loyce Coward. “This event is a great idea by the sponsors so we can learn who’s-who in business and the variety of businesses in our marketplace.”

CEM is a private family-owned company that operates as a General Contractor and Subcontractor in North Carolina and the southeastern United States.

From planning to job site management to complete implementation, the company has consistently operated with an impressive safety record and a high on-time completion record.



Carolina Earth Movers Appointed to Greenville Minority Business Roundtable

Carolina Earth Movers, Inc. (CEM) has been named a member of the City of Greenville Minority Business Roundtable, reports company Vice President, Loyce Coward.

Coward says the Roundtable provides an opportunity for small businesses to meet and share experiences and each company’s vision regarding work opportunities.

The Roundtable is associated with Greenville’s Minority and/Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Program. “The M/WBE program provides technical assistance to minority/women businesses in facilitating their participation in construction projects, purchasing, and professional and personal service contracts with the two organizations.”

Carolina Earth Movers was selected by North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) for their Project Legacy Program.

The company specializes in excavation, land development, heavy highway, demolition, clearing and grubbing.

For further information regarding the Minority Business Roundtable and M/WBE  Program, Contact Denisha Harris, Department of Financial Services, City of Greenville, NC,  252- 329-4862

Carolina Earth Movers Receive Certificate of Appreciation

Greenville, NC – Standing in the office of Carolina Earth Movers (CEM), proprietors Bruce and Loyce Coward proudly display their Certificate of Appreciation they received “in honor of your outstanding achievements and many  contributions.”

The award was part of the annual Minority Economic Development luncheon held in September, 2010.

Sponsors of the luncheon include: NC Institute of Minority Economic Development; Minority/Women Business Enterprise, City of Greenville Utilities Commission; and PITT County Development Commission.

CEM is a private, family-owned company that has been in business since 1993. They are a General Contractor and Subcontractor specializing in engineering construction projects with large and small companies, municipalities and the state of North Carolina.

Carolina Earth Movers, Inc.
2252 Allpine-Taylor Road
Greenville, NC 27834
252-757-3042 Office
252-353-4230 Fax

Carolina Earth Movers named BOWD Success Story

CEM was honored as the 2011 Minority Business Enterprise of the year during the NCDOT’s Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Diamond Awards ceremony at the annual transportation conference in February.  The NCDOT offers a variety of programs and services to assist small businesses in competing successfully for contracts with NCDOT.

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