Business

CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE

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The last thing on my mind when I attended my first NUCA convention was becoming NUCA Chairman and writing this column. But here I am, and I’m glad to be here.

No Room for Error

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When working with heavy equipment, the margin for error is small and mistakes can result in serious injuries and sometimes fatalities and/or equipment damage.

Obama and the Middle Class: Friend or Foe?

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President Obama’s Feb. 12 State of the Union Address painted a very broad picture of his priorities for his second term in office. The speech, which lasted just less than an hour, received the predicted post-address partisan commentary.

Ready for Rental?

Ready for Rental?

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Excavation projects by definition are dangerous operations that require caution and planning, especially when the excavation is intended to create a work space for personnel such as for underground installation repair or installation. Creating a safe working area for every excavation project presents unique challenges for the contractor or municipality’s safety personnel and the work crew.