NUCA of the Carolinas Presents Ditch Digger Award

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NUCA of the Carolinas awarded its most prestigious award during its fall conference held in October in Pinehurst, N.C. Jerry Smith, Executive Vice President with T.A. Loving Co. (TALCO), was the recipient of Ditch Digger of the Year for his long-time leadership in many sectors of the Carolina construction industry as well as his community.

A Record Breaking Year

A Record Breaking Year

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc., the world’s largest auctioneer of industrial equipment, sold approximately $3.9 billion of equipment at 328 unreserved auctions around the world in 2012. This represents

Nuca Chairman’s Message

Nuca Chairman’s Message

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As we embark upon the New Year, we can all ask ourselves if we are going to travel through 2013 the same way we did 2012, or if we are going to try and make this a better year than the last. This doesn’t mean that we are necessarily doing anything wrong.

Half a Million and Counting

Half a Million and Counting

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JCB invented the backhoe loader and on Dec. 12, 2012, the company marked the production of its 500,000th. The first backhoe rolled off the production line in Rocester, Staffordshire, England, in 1953.

Digging for Information

Digging for Information

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The excavator has become a staple in the utility construction industry. From digging and backfilling to moving and placing pipe, it’s the go-to machine to get the job done.

SUCA Celebrates 40 Years and an  Active Membership

SUCA Celebrates 40 Years and an Active Membership

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A successful organization is only as good as the members who support it, and the Suncoast Utility Contractors Association (SUCA) is definite proof of that. Incorporated in May 1975 and located in Tampa, Fla., the association focuses on legislative issues and ordinances locally — and nationally through NUCA — to protect contractors and promote the industry.