Business

The Future Is Here

The Future Is Here

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We definitely had to do a calendar double check and make sure it was 2014 and not 2030 after seeing the latest concept machine — a compact excavator — from Volvo Construction Equipment.

Giving Back

Giving Back

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KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA created five limited edition KOBELCO SK350 crawler excavators to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and displayed one of the machines at CONEXPO-CON/AGG last month.

Making a Masterpiece

Making a Masterpiece

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During the five days of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, more than 1,300 people visited the Terex exhibit in the show’s Gold Lot to contribute to the manufacturer’s I Make America artwork.

The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard

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For the past 50 years, the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) has been the leading trade association working solely for the utility construction and excavation industry.

Pairing with a PEO

Pairing with a PEO

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It’s no secret that utility contractors in today’s world have more demands on their time than any other period in history. In our extremely fast paced and information-overloaded daily routines, it’s no wonder that most business owners feel overwhelmed and “bogged down.” They can sometimes even lose focus on the very reasons they started their companies.

Will ObamaCare Stifle Company Growth?

Will ObamaCare Stifle Company Growth?

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (often just called ObamaCare) was supposed to be in force by now. Instead, the law is being implemented piecemeal, with provisions being arbitrarily waived and other implementing systems (like its site Healthcare.gov) malfunctioning from the start.

First Things First

First Things First

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Manufacturers of construction machines and those who use them are rightly concerned that equipment is operated correctly to complete work in a timely manner without accident or injury. Safety is a key element in written guidelines and training for proper equipment operation.