Business

Stretching the Limits

Stretching the Limits

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Things are looking good for utility contractors — better, in fact, than they have in years. As the Great Recession fades in the rearview mirror and the summer months gather steam, more and higher-margin jobs are opening up for bid.

Dexter + Cheney

Dexter + Chaney Announces New Mobile App for Payroll Time Entry

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Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum Construction Software, recently released its new mobile app, Payroll Time Entry. Developed for Android and Apple tablets and smartphones, the Payroll Time Entry app lets supervisors and project managers quickly and easily enter labor and equipment hours directly from the jobsite.

John Deere Historic Site Opens Doors for the Season

John Deere Historic Site Opens Doors for the Season

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The John Deere Historic Site celebrated its season opener in May, marking 50 years as a historic and educational attraction. Located in Grand Detour, Ill., the site is the original Illinois homestead of John Deere and is the location where he built his first “self-scouring” steel plow.

Washington Summit Recap

Washington Summit Recap

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NUCA’s 2014 Washington Summit, which ran May 19-22, was a huge success! Nearly 100 NUCA members and partners attended the four-day event just outside our nation’s capital, for what turned out to be one of the most successful Washington Summits ever.

Articulated Dump Truck Showcase

Articulated Dump Truck Showcase

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The benefits of articulated dump trucks are endless. They’re machines that are easily operable and can help any material moving business make more money. Take the time to research the truck that is right for you and be sure to speak with your local dealer before making the big purchase.

Piecing Together the Content Puzzle

Piecing Together the Content Puzzle

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Big Data. You hear it everywhere, from the news media to discussions with your IT team. The term “Big Data” is often referred to when large sets of data become complex and difficult to process and manage.

Constructive Confrontation in the Workplace

Constructive Confrontation in the Workplace

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To successfully navigate workplace conflict, managers must be able to confront team members in a positive, productive manner. Whatever the situation a manager must be able to step in, take charge and do so in a way that does not contribute to the drama.