NUCA News

Remember the Hazard Communication Standard

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The original Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) was passed in 1994 and remained unchanged for almost two decades. During that 20-year period, the Hazard Communication Standard was listed year-after-year as one of the Top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards.

Designed to Deliver

Designed to Deliver

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When constructing a cast of equipment to take out on a job, a loader certainly ranks as a high priority in moving materials from point A to B. And while skid steers have been a popular choice in the past, wheel loaders are becoming a favorite on utility construction jobsites.

Four Decades of Success

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Back in 1973, a group of utility contractors concerned about the lack of unity in the underground utility construction industry in Rhode Island came together to discuss their options. The Utility Contractors Association of Rhode Island was born, and the group was officially named the state chapter of NUCA the following year.

Master Weavers

Master Weavers

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Jason Mushrush is Vice President of Operations at Mushrush Utility Contracting, a leading utility installation contractor headquartered in New Philadelphia, Ohio. The company specializes in underground pipeline replacement and restoration services, primarily for utility service providers, for the benefit of residents in communities located throughout eastern and central Ohio.

Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill To Speak at NUCA Convention

Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill To Speak at NUCA Convention

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Former Navy SEAL Robert J. O’Neill is one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans of our time. He was a team leader with the SEAL Team Six, where he was deployed more than a dozen times and held combat leadership roles in more than 400 combat missions in four different theaters of war. In his line of work, instant, critical decision-making is an absolute necessity for success.

NUCA of Ohio Hosts Annual Golf Outing

NUCA of Ohio Hosts Annual Golf Outing

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NUCA of Ohio held its 3rd annual golf outing on July 26 at Westbrook Country Club in Mansfield. The format was a best-ball scramble between the eight teams that participated. The winning team was Accurate Fab, who shot 15-under 57.

Utility Player

Utility Player

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Some positive trends are impacting the scope of work for today’s utility contractors. With the nation’s aging utility infrastructure, repair and rehabilitation continue to be in demand.