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Dedicated to Efficiency

Dedicated to Efficiency

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Volvo Construction Equipment North America is backing its dedication to fuel efficiency with a Fuel Efficiency Guarantee program, available with purchase of applicable articulated haulers, wheel loaders and excavators through Dec. 31, 2013.

Groff Tractor & Equipment Buys Assets of Vernon E. Stup Co.

Groff Tractor & Equipment Buys Assets of Vernon E. Stup Co.

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Groff Tractor & Equipment, an authorized full-line dealer of Case Construction Equipment, has purchased the assets of Vernon E. Stup Co. in Frederick, Md. The Frederick location allows the company to better service customers in western Maryland, northern Virginia and eastern West Virginia.

HCSS Unveils Time Card App for Smartphones

HCSS Unveils Time Card App for Smartphones

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Thanks to a new app from HCSS, recording employee time cards just got easier. The construction software developer has added a mobile phone time card to its selection of mobile apps available for smartphones and tablets.

McElroy Reports on Success of Certified McElroy Rental Program

McElroy Reports on Success of Certified McElroy Rental Program

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McElroy, a leading manufacturer of pipe fusion equipment, is celebrating the success of the Certified McElroy Rental Program. Certified McElroy rental machines undergo a rigorous checklist and regimen by participating McElroy distributors in order to provide customers with the most reliable fusion machine rentals in the marketplace.

Taking a Safe Approach

Taking a Safe Approach

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On the jobsite, safety is not a choice — it’s a priority. Adhering to proper safety procedures during a project helps to ensure that everyone gets home unharmed after the day is done. By developing structured safety programs and reinforcing safe practices to employees, companies can be rest assured that their crews are prepared for whatever a job may throw at them.

Navigating Around “No”

Navigating Around “No”

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For many long-established utility contractors who have successfully weathered the economic downturn, surety bonds continue to be difficult to obtain. Surety providers are figuratively licking their wounds after suffering losses during the bad times and have remained cautious even as the construction market recovers.

And the Award Goes to…

And the Award Goes to…

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This past February, the 2012 Ditch Digger of the Year was awarded to Ryan Schmitt, NUCA’s Immediate Past Chairman of the Board and Owner and President of Petticoat-Schmitt Civil Contractors. This is the second time Schmitt has received the award, previously earning the honor in 2010.

Case Announces ProCare Machine Coverage

Case Announces ProCare Machine Coverage

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Case Construction Equipment recently introduced ProCare, its comprehensive factory-provided heavy machinery coverage that will come standard on Case heavy machines built with factory-installed SiteWatch telematics.