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Purple Heart Homes Receives Partner in Doosan Portable Power

Purple Heart Homes Receives Partner in Doosan Portable Power

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A Marine Corps veteran who served in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom will soon be moving from Spartanburg, S.C., to a new home in Denver, N.C., thanks to the efforts of Purple Heart Homes, volunteering organizations like Doosan Portable Power and community members who have come together to create a community of new homes for service-disabled veterans.

Joe Turner, P.E., Joins National Trench Safety

Joe Turner, P.E., Joins National Trench Safety

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National Trench Safety LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, as well as engineered services and OSHA-compliant training classes, has announced that industry veteran and highly respected engineer and author, Joe Turner, P.E., has joined NTS as its new Director of Engineering, Research and Product Development.

Night Lights

Night Lights

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Sometimes a contractor’s projects don’t follow a typical 9-to-5 schedule. When work spills over into the evening, a crew needs the right equipment to stay productive and meet deadlines.Built with a standard 30-ft mast, these sturdy machines lend a hand in illuminating construction sites, mining locales, disaster and emergency response areas and special events when a little extra light is needed for work to continue.

A Closer Look

A Closer Look

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As our easements and roadways become more congested with utility lines, it’s vital to visually identify the location of these utilities — gas, fiber, water, telecommunications and sewer — to ensure the safety of your workers and reduce third-party utility strikes.

Trailer Time

Trailer Time

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Compared to lugging around a large excavator, towing a skid steer to a jobsite may seem like a piece of cake. However, that compact machine (and its many attachments) needs just as much care and a sturdy trailer to get it to where it needs to be.

Acing Articulating Crane Operation

Acing Articulating Crane Operation

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Truck-mounted articulating cranes are a valuable material handling tool for utility contractors. The ability of truck-crane units to efficiently transport, pick up and place a variety of heavy materials can have a significant impact on a contractor’s productivity and profitability.