NUCA News

Ride-On Trenchers Offer Diverse Attachment Options

Ride-On Trenchers Offer Diverse Attachment Options

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Ride-on trenchers are specialty tools for installing utilities in the ground when installations are too long, wide or deep for walk-behind trenchers. Their different attachments allow them to cut trenches, remove dirt, push a product into the ground and replace the dirt.

All Eyes on Safety

All Eyes on Safety

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Safety on the job seems like an obvious must-have, like the right piece of equipment or a well-trained crew member. However, safe practices can often be overlooked in the name of getting a task done quickly or simply ignorance to proper standards or equipment operation. Forgetting safety is not an option. Adhering to proper safety procedures during a project helps to ensure that everyone gets home unharmed after the day is done.

Industry’s Finest

Industry’s Finest

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Utility and excavation contractors don’t do what they do for the accolades. However, NUCA recognizes hard-working contractors through its awards program, with the Ditchdigger of the Year being one of the association’s highest honors it awards every year.

Construction Industry Pledges to Hire More Than 100,000 Veterans

Construction Industry Pledges to Hire More Than 100,000 Veterans

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During the Feb. 10 “A National Symposium: Veterans’ Employment in Construction,” hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor and Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez celebrated a broad coalition of construction employers and associations that have collectively pledged to hire 100,000 veterans over the next five years.

SUCA Announces New Executive Director

SUCA Announces New Executive Director

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The Suncoast Utility Contractors Association (SUCA) would like to welcome Theresa Mannix as its new Executive Director. Mannix is extremely excited to dive into the industry and find new ways to help the organization grow.