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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.

Bobcat Breaks Ground on $20 Million Bismark Acceleration Center

Bobcat Breaks Ground on $20 Million Bismark Acceleration Center

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Bobcat Co. has officially broken ground on its $20 million renovation and expansion to create the Acceleration Center in Bismarck, N.D. When complete, the Acceleration Center will be a modern complex for advancing innovation where professionals utilize technology and modern design to ensure the position of Bobcat as a leader in the compact equipment industry.

Thompson Pump Hosts Its 2013 Pumpology School

Thompson Pump Hosts Its 2013 Pumpology School

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The three-day workshop included training sessions for sales and service-oriented professionals on pumping fundamentals, dewatering and bypass applications, selecting the correct pumping equipment, designing, installing and maintaining pumping systems, troubleshooting, pump maintenance and more.

When Accidents Happen

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No matter how hard managers and safety directors try to instill a safety-first mentality in employees, accidents do happen to new and experienced workers alike. When these unplanned, unwanted events occur, the actions taken immediately following an accident can make the difference between life and death.

Backhoe Loader Showcase

Backhoe Loader Showcase

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The Case 580N, 580 Super N, 580 Super N Wide Track and 590 Super N backhoe loaders feature 3.4-liter, turbocharged engines, ranging from 78 hp in the 580N to 108 hp in the 590SN. The Tier 4i-certified engine — with EGR technology…

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.