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Doosan Portable Power Donates to Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Doosan Portable Power Donates to Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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Doosan Portable Power recently donated $4,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Charlotte Affiliate. Susan G. Komen is the leading breast cancer awareness and research organization in the United States. The donation is part of a broader effort by Doosan Portable Power to support Susan G. Komen and efforts to increase breast cancer awareness.

IMT Announces New Distributor in Pennsylvania

IMT Announces New Distributor in Pennsylvania

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Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (IMT), an Oshkosh Corp. company, is pleased to announce that National Truck Body Solutions, based in Greencastle, Pa., has extended its product offering by becoming a distributor of IMT products. National Truck Body Solutions will serve IMT customers in the western halves of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, as well as eastern West Virginia.

The Big Show

The Big Show

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We came. We saw. We conquered. bauma is the largest construction equipment tradeshow in the world and this year’s event did not disappoint. bauma 2013 welcomed an impressive 530,000 visitors from more than 200 countries to the Messe München exhibition center April 15-21 in Germany.

Ready to Lead

Ready to Lead

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At the NUCA Convention in February, the association swore in a new Chairman of the Board, passing the leadership torch from Ryan Schmitt to Florentino Gregorio. Gregorio, a 30-plus-year industry veteran is ready to serve NUCA and make the association an even more valuable asset to its members.

No Room for Error

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has designated April 15-19, 2013, as this year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW). The annual awareness week is intended to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety in work zones.

Santa Fe City Council Repeals CWA after Intense NUCA of New Mexico Effort

Santa Fe City Council Repeals CWA after Intense NUCA of New Mexico Effort

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After 11 long months of testimony, e-mails, phone calls, letters and meetings, the Santa Fe City Council voted to repeal the Community Workforce Agreement (CWA) Ordinance, which was passed in February 2012.The CWA would have required any company bidding a project more than $500,000 in the city of Santa Fe to sign a collective bargaining agreement and essentially become unionized for the duration of the project.

Operation Underground

Operation Underground

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Before breaking ground on a new project, it’s always important to know what buried utilities are lurking underground. And while your excavator may be ready to start clawing through the soil, it’s essential to identify these utilities prior to digging. Services such as One-Call are a great starting point at identifying a utility’s location, but are not foolproof.

Back to the Basics

Back to the Basics

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Every year construction accidents damage buried utilities resulting in uncounted millions of dollars for repairs to restore essential services, lost time in completing work, causing serious, sometimes fatal injuries, and resulting in seemingly endless litigation.

A Burst of Productivity

A Burst of Productivity

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Since the early 1980s, pipe bursting has grown from a little known pipe rehabilitation technique in North America, into a widely used and, in many cases, preferred pipeline rehabilitation method.