In the June 2015 Issue
Marijuana Legalization: What Does It Mean for You as an Employer?
Currently, 23 states including the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical use. Colorado Washington, Oregon and Alaska have also legalized the “recreational” use of marijuana. Read more
Construction Expected to Grow at Modest Rate across Key Sectors, According to FMI Corporation’s Q2 Construction Outlook
Construction activities are expected to grow at 5 percent in 2015, levelling off from the previous forecast of 8 percent in Q1 2015 Read more
New Holland’s True Blue Salute Supports North America’s Heroes with Equipment Incentive
New Holland has expanded the True Blue Salute Military and First Responder incentive program Read more
Atlas Copco’s Innovative LT Compaction Tool Successful With Customers
Atlas Copco has doubled sales of its LT rammer series as customers have embraced its ergonomic, user-friendly design. Read more
Terex Utilities Hosts its Annual Service School in Watertown, S.D.
To keep mechanics and service technicians up-to-date on the latest Terex® equipment technologies and advancements, Terex Utilities hosted its annual Service School on June 9-11 in Watertown, S.D Read more
A utility contractor’s equipment fleet typically includes multiple machines to get everyday projects done. However, jobsites don’t always offer the conditions needed for larger equipment to barrel through or even the space for more than one machine. Read more
Backhoe Loader Showcase
Looking for a backhoe loader? Check out the product offerings from five manufacturers. Read more
NUCA brings together a robust and diverse group of utility and excavation contractors as members who leverage their size, strength and expertise to impact federal and state regulation and legislation. Read more
If You Won’t, Who Will?
There’s no shortage of things to complain about when it comes to the federal government. The dysfunction and partisanship are not the least of the concerns. Polls routinely and consistently indicate a deep seeded disapproval and mistrust of the federal government. Read more
Confined Space in Construction
OSHA has been working on a confined space rule for construction since 1994. In 1993, OSHA passed a Permit-Required Confined Space Rule, however, the provisions applied only to general industry work. Read more