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Safety Watch: Best practices when driving machines on and off a trailer

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 03, 2013

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Any telescoping service truck crane with lifting capacity within 2,000 to 14,000 pounds falls within the rules of the OSHA 1926 Subpart CC.

You may already be in violation of OSHA’s new...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 21, 2013

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Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane operator certification requirements

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

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Budget for Apple’s new HQ balloons to $5 billion, would be a challenge for any contractor

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2013

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

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Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through tough times

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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 ...

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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. ...

Recession-weary Ala. construction firm auctions $26 million in earthmoving equipment

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2013

Tomorrow, one of the largest auctions of construction equipment in the state of Alabama's history will be held in Tuscaloosa, ...

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