Business

Bid to Win

Bid to Win

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If you’re looking to add to your equipment fleet in 2013, auctions offer contractors a great way to buy the machines they need.

Chairman’s Message

Chairman’s Message

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With each edition of Utility Contractor magazine, I am given the opportunity to communicate to all NUCA members (and non-members) about the accomplishments of the association.

Law & Order

Law & Order

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Unfortunately, to catch a good crime drama you sometimes don’t have to turn on the TV. Just check out a jobsite packed with valuable equipment tucked away for the night. These investments = can lure thieves out of hiding and into trouble.

CNH Parts & Service Introduces New Smartphone Applications

CNH Parts & Service Introduces New Smartphone Applications

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CNH Parts & Service, the product support arm of agricultural and construction equipment maker CNH, recently announced new smartphone applications that make it easy for farm and construction equipment customers throughout North America to find and order the CNH original parts they need, anywhere or any time.

The Perfect Pairing

The Perfect Pairing

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Underground utility installations and repairs call for a lot of muscle, so it’s no wonder why an excavator fits the bill. These machines are large and in charge when the time comes to dig deep and pick and place materials around the jobsite. However, they can’t do it alone, so that’s where attachments come into play.

Productivity’s in the Air

Productivity’s in the Air

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Contractors need an arsenal of equipment to get their work done. And although the idea of these fleets include big machines such as excavators and backhoes, the supporting cast of equipment warrants attention too. Portable air compressors allow contractors to channel pressurized gases to drive their tools and crews into ever new applications (hammers, vacuums, nail guns, pumps and other new jobs).

Government Relations Is about Relationships

Government Relations Is about Relationships

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. As the new government prepares to tackle a number of issues challenging our country this year, more than 90 new members of the House of Representatives and Senate come to Congress. Our country faces a number of issues unique to this point in history.