Bid to Win

Bid to Win

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If you’re looking to add to your equipment fleet in 2013, auctions offer contractors a great way to buy the machines they need.

Chapter News

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Members and staff of NUCA of Colorado recently volunteered their Saturday to work on the Ronald McDonald House in Aurora, Colo. The highly motivated crew hit the day early performing various tasks to help the limited staff at the institution that provides families of critically-ill children with an inexpensive home away from home.

Chairman’s Message

Chairman’s Message

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With each edition of Utility Contractor magazine, I am given the opportunity to communicate to all NUCA members (and non-members) about the accomplishments of the association.

Climbing Out of Recession Canyon?

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NUCA welcomes you to its 2013 Convention in beautiful Phoenix! Since 1964, the association has helped CEOs, owners, presidents, senior executives, safety directors, estimators and managers run their businesses better. This year’s Convention, held Feb. 10-14, is designed to help the industry tackle its challenges as we climb out of “Recession Canyon.”

Government Relations Is about Relationships

Government Relations Is about Relationships

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. As the new government prepares to tackle a number of issues challenging our country this year, more than 90 new members of the House of Representatives and Senate come to Congress. Our country faces a number of issues unique to this point in history.

Ladders Are  Inherently Dangerous

Ladders Are Inherently Dangerous

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Climb up, climb down. It seems simple enough. Then why are so many construction workers injured or killed while using ladders? It always amazes me how many construction workers do not know how to safely use a ladder. Anyone can climb a ladder, including my three-year-old grandson.