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Husband and wife’s business savvy spell success for Texas contractor

Husband and wife’s business savvy spell success for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 27, 2013

By the time he graduated from high school, Ken Lester, president of Lester Contracting, Port Lavaca, Texas, could operate just ...

Father and sons team up for growth and diversity at R.L. Caudill Construction

Father and sons team up for growth and diversity at...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 27, 2013

Stuart Caudill, owner of R.L. Caudill Construction,  Owingsville, Kentucky, and his brothers Robert and Shannon learned to operate equipment from ...

Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through tough times

Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

Richard Gordon has been operating equipment since he was a kid, running Bobcats around in the yard, the machine a ...

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to navigate worst recovery in modern history

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 26, 2013

In this era of partisan news both sides will spin any facts any way to make their side look better. ...

NASCAR driver Jeff Burton talks Gen-6 cars, answers contractors’ questions

NASCAR driver Jeff Burton talks Gen-6 cars, answers...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 18, 2013

At Equipment World’s annual Contractor of the Year event this year, we were able to spend an hour of quality ...

Scott Kelly of ETTI named Equipment World’s 2013 Contractor of the Year

Scott Kelly of ETTI named Equipment World’s 2013...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2013

Scott Kelly, President of Enterprise Trenchless Technologies Inc., has been named Equipment World's 2013 Contractor of the Year. ETTI serves the ...

Recession-proof decisions lead North Carolina contractor to the top

Recession-proof decisions lead North Carolina...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 04, 2013

Gene Lowder, owner of Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Charles D. Lowder, Inc., has a remarkable track record of good decision-making. The firm, ...

Nitteberg Construction Co., small South Dakota town share a bond

Nitteberg Construction Co., small South Dakota town...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 01, 2013

Each February, Gale Nitteberg, his wife and their grandchildren pack up and head south for about month to escape the ...

Entrepreneurial spirit serves North Carolina’s Page & Associates well in tough times

Entrepreneurial spirit serves North Carolina’s...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 01, 2013

Editor’s Note: Jane Page was a finalist for 2012 Contractor of the Year. She and her former husband started Page ...

On Record: Quotes from the construction front lines

On Record: Quotes from the construction front lines

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2013

When they’re not dodging snowflakes, our editors relish this season, since it’s the time when we visit our Contractor of ...

Jesse Steger (right) with his son Paul.

Fourth-generation grading firm evolves with industry...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 01, 2013

  The story of Steger Construction, Dyersville, Iowa, is one of generations. The family business, one of our 2013 Contractor of the ...

Robert Brash, Roice Construction, found his career on a whim

Robert Brash, Roice Construction, found his career on a...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 31, 2013

Editor's Note: Robert Brash was a finalist for 2012 Contractor of the Year. He started Roice Construction in 2000 in ...

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