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.

Grade-A Technology

Grade-A Technology

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Motor graders remain among the most difficult to train new operators on and, as with many trades, finding skilled operators in the construction industry remains a challenge.

Mighty Movers

Mighty Movers

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Articulated dump trucks, or ADTs as they are often referred to, can play an important role on today’s jobsite. Their versatility and productivity are second to none. If you’re looking to move material — a lot of material — then an ADT may be right for you.