Utility Contractor

MAR-APR 2018

As the official magazine of NUCA, Utility Contractor presents the latest information affecting every aspect of the utility construction industry, including technological advancements, safety issues, legislative developments and instructional advice.

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4 Utility Contractor | March/April 2018 CONTENTS DEPAR TMENTS 8 Groundbreaking News 40 Products 42 The Pipeline 42 Advertisers' Index FEATURES MARCH/APRIL 2018 • VOLUME 42 • NUMBER 2 NUCA DEPAR TMENTS 6 Chairman's Message 32 Inside Washington 34 Safety Management 36 Committee Report 38 NUCA News 14 Taking the Reins By Jim Rush Mark Fuglevand Set to Guide NUCA as 2018-19 Chairman. (Cover photo by Christiana Childers) 20 Excavator Undercarriage Maintenance By Allison McNeal Follow these 6 tips to keep your equipment in running efficiently. 24 Maintaining a Well-Conditioned Fleet Contributed by Bobcat Company Six tips to improve compact excavator uptime. 25 What's in a Warranty? Compiled by UC Staff LBX's Adam Woods discusses what to look for when buying an excavator. 26 HDD in Utility Construction Contributed by Ditch Witch A look at the evolution of horizontal drilling with a market pioneer. 28 Technology in Construction Compiled by UC Staff Utility Contractor talks tech with the experts from HCSS. 29 Blueprint for Efficiency Contributed by Samsara Companies turning to digital solutions. 14 30 Top Jobs Compiled by UC Staff Ryan Inc. Southern's Plantation Pointe project.

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