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National Trench Safety Announces Seattle Branch Opening

National Trench Safety Announces Seattle Branch Opening

National Trench Safety LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, trench and traffic safety engineering…

National Trench Safety Relocates a California Loctaion

National Trench Safety Relocates a California Loctaion

Highway frontage, visibility from Interstate 680 and more space are among the features of the newly-relocated National Trench Safety LLC (NTS) location in Fremont, California….

Ohio Worker’s Death Highlights Grim 2016 National Stat: Trench Collapse Fatalities Have More than Doubled

Ohio Worker’s Death Highlights Grim 2016 National Stat: Trench Collapse Fatalities Have More than Doubled

OSHA cited an Ohio company after a 33-year-old employee was crushed to death in June 2016 as he was digging soil out of the 12-foot…

HammerHead Trenchless Releases First of Next-Generation Winches

HammerHead Trenchless Releases First of Next-Generation Winches

HammerHead Trenchless Equipment, a Charles Machine Works company, has introduced the powerful, new HammerHead HydroGuide HG1200 winch optimally designed to be more efficient and easy to…

Picking the Ideal Trench Box  to Work Safely in Trenches

Picking the Ideal Trench Box to Work Safely in Trenches

When protective systems are not used in excavations, bad things happen. Contractor employees are killed or injured every year when trenches collapse on them. How…

Oregon State looks to be a leader in construction safety research

Oregon State looks to be a leader in construction safety research

The College of Engineering at Oregon State University is developing one of the leading facilities in the world to improve safety for construction workers and…

Making Safety A Shore Thing

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires a protective system such as sloping, shielding or shoring for any trench or excavation deeper than 5 ft.

Trencher Safety

Trencher equipment manufacturers are always striving to improve their machines and utilize advances in technology to improve safety.

Compact Excavator Safety Manual Updated by AEM

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has significantly updated its compact excavator safety manual and now offers a new Spanish/English version of the material. The…

Common Ground Alliance Announces National Partnership with United Rentals

For once, putting a label on something is actually a good thing. The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the leading organization focused on protecting underground utility…

Tractor Safety Is Crucial During Harvest Months

For many, harvest season means bountiful crops and the joy of harvesting the fruits of the year’s labor. For tractor operators, however, harvest can be…

Hydraulic Toolbox: Learn How to Use Hand Tools Off Your Skid Steer or Track Loader

Hydraulic Toolbox: Learn How to Use Hand Tools Off Your Skid Steer or Track Loader

Envision the scene: A worker is sent to an area of a jobsite to reface jaggedly broken edges of old pavement and to chip away…

Covering ICUEE: Compact Equipment Heads to the  Ultimate Biennial Utility Construction Show

Covering ICUEE: Compact Equipment Heads to the Ultimate Biennial Utility Construction Show

ICUEE is dubbed the Demo Expo. Why, you ask? Well because the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., is maybe the best convention center in…

Work Photography Requires Caution; Construction Photos Can Show Violations

Work Photography Requires Caution; Construction Photos Can Show Violations

Contractors are proud of the work they do and the things they build, so they often take pictures of their jobsites to document the progress…

The Ultimate 2016 Compact Excavator Market Watch

The Ultimate 2016 Compact Excavator Market Watch

Excavation is only the beginning. Small diggers like compact excavators have an entire playbook of operations. Demolition. Brush cutting. Augering. Compaction. Picking and placing with…

Visionary Implements: Our Annual Attachment Awards Honor the Best Implements of 2015

Visionary Implements: Our Annual Attachment Awards Honor the Best Implements of 2015

Wielding hydraulic tools like a breaker, backhoe, bucket or broom, a tool carrier can be the ultimate do-everything machine on a project site, but a…

Utility Contractors Raise ICUEE: The Ultimate Utility Construction Trade Show Returns to Louisville Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Utility Contractors Raise ICUEE: The Ultimate Utility Construction Trade Show Returns to Louisville Sept. 29-Oct. 1

ICUEE is dubbed the Demo Expo. Why? Because the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., is maybe the best convention center in the United States…

GIE+EXPO = Greener Opportunities

GIE+EXPO = Greener Opportunities

The grass can always be a little greener, the flower beds more attractive, the water pond more striking and the overall design built just a…

Innovative Attachments Showcase

Innovative Attachments Showcase

Compact Equipment Magazine’s 2014 Attachment Buyers Guide – Innovative Attachments

The Collosal CONEXPO-CON/AGG

The Collosal CONEXPO-CON/AGG

It only happens every three years and on March 4-8, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE will be the global industry gathering place for construction in 2014. An expected 2,000-plus exhibitors taking up 2.3 million net sq ft of exh