Business

Donation of Brutus HDPTO Utility Vehicles Saves CAN/AM Hockey More Than $10,000

Donation of Brutus HDPTO Utility Vehicles Saves CAN/AM Hockey More Than $10,000

by

Donation of Brutus HDPTO Utility Vehicles Saves CAN/AM Hockey More Than $10,000Polaris Industries Inc. and its Newport, N.Y., dealer Moody’s Polaris donated four Brutus HDPTO commercial utility vehicles for the 10th-annual Lake Placid, N.Y., CAN/AM Adult Pond Hockey Tournament held Jan. 24-26. The donation saved the organization more than $10,000 in rental costs.

Trenchless Technology

Trenchless Technology

by

Over the past decade, much attention has been given to the current state of our aging underground utility infrastructure network. The estimated overall cost to reinvest in these systems is astronomical. In a recent study, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) concluded that the United States will need to invest nearly $1 trillion over the next 25 years to simply replace deteriorated water pipes.

Staying Strong

Staying Strong

by

Since its introduction to North America more than 30 years ago, pipe bursting is still making a tremendous impact on the way sewer, water, gas and storm drain pipe replacement is done. Pneumatic pipe bursting was developed from the concepts found in pneumatic piercing tools and still makes up the largest portion of high production bursting that is done in the United States.

For Rent

For Rent

by

As 2014 continues to roll on, so does recovery in the utility construction market. And with the hopes of new work, comes the need for equipment. Luckily, contractors have the option to turn to rental if their fleet is lacking a necessary piece of machinery to get the task at hand done.

Pump Primer

Pump Primer

by

Construction jobsite pumps haven’t changed much in the last few decades. Their designs subtly evolve, of course, but the fundamental pump mechanism in all its variety is pretty well established. This stability is reassuring to pump purchasers, who know they are not investing in a beta product.

When Best Practices Hurt

When Best Practices Hurt

by

Many companies have created initiatives to emplace best practices as a solution to the change around them. As the recession subsides and new work becomes apparent, hiring and growth create a demand for more structure in how we execute.

Taking It to the Trench

Taking It to the Trench

by

Here, two NUCA members give helpful advice on trench shoring techniques and training, as well as a look into products ideal for utility construction and excavation work.

Viva Las Vegas!

Viva Las Vegas!

by

NUCA welcomes you to its 2014 Convention in Las Vegas! Since 1964, the association has been helping CEOs, owners, presidents, senior executives, safety directors, estimators and managers run their businesses better. This year’s convention, held March 1-3, is designed to enhance your company with fantastic training and educational sessions, as well as plenty of networking opportunities.

Conquering COEXPO

Conquering COEXPO

by

After attending the NUCA 2014 Convention, head on over to the Las Vegas Convention Center for CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 4-8. Every three years, the massive trade show ascends upon Sin City to highlight the latest and greatest products and technologies the construction industry has to offer.