Business

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.

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.

Decisions Decisions

Decisions Decisions

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Imagine for a moment that a NASCAR driver has a healthy lead going into the second half of a race. He pulls into the pit for a quick tire change, and his team switches his racing tires out for off-road tires. How do you think that driver is going to perform in the second half of the race?

Track Talk

Track Talk

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One of the most common mistakes construction companies make is assuming that one track fits all applications. That is not the case, and there is a perfect track for each need.

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.

Start Your Engines

Start Your Engines

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On July 5th, Cat machines participated in the groundbreaking of DAYTONA Rising, a historic $400 million redevelopment project at Daytona International Speedway. The significance for Daytona parent company International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and Caterpillar Inc. is the long-standing 20-year partnership between the two companies.

Miller Announces Its WE BUILD Campaign

Miller Announces Its WE BUILD Campaign

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Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has announced the new WE BUILD campaign, which recognizes the hard-working men and women of welding. As part of the WE BUILD campaign, visitors to www.MillerWelds.com can participate in the BUILD & WIN promotion, whereby they can share their own projects every month for a chance to win monthly prizes and a grand prize trip to New York City.

Thompson Pump Moves Branch Location to Biloxi

Thompson Pump Moves Branch Location to Biloxi

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Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. Inc., headquartered in Port Orange, Fla., has recently moved its southern Mississippi branch from Pass Christian to a larger facility at 9257 W. Oaklawn Rd. in Biloxi.The new facility — with 4,000 sq ft situated on two acres near corridor I-10 — is one of 21 Thompson Pump branches nationwide.