Western Construction Group tops list of nation’s safest construction companies

Western Construction Group announced that it has achieved a pair of world-class safety ratings that are the best in the company’s 100-year history. In January, Western received an OSHA Total Recordable Rate of 2.73 — well below the nation’s masonry/concrete restoration industry average of 4.2. Three months prior, Western was awarded an industry-leading .55 Experience Modification Rating (EMR).

Atlas Copco exhibited new Tier 4 Final XAS 185 portable compressor at The Rental Show

Atlas Copco exhibited the XAS 185 Feb. 23-26, 2015, during The Rental Show in New Orleans. The XAS 185 features a fully automatic regulator that constantly varies the engine speed according to air demand, which minimizes fuel consumption. The 20-gallon fuel tank allows contractors to use the portable compressor for a full eight-hour shift without needing to refuel. They also can access all the controls quickly and easily from a single panel for smooth, hassle-free operation.

Atlas Copco launched new version of intelligent compaction system during World of Asphalt

Atlas Copco’s new, easy-to-use intelligent compaction system gives contractors real-time material stiffness readings to ensure superior soil and asphalt compaction. This maximizes operator productivity, which results in saving contractors significant time and money. And, its touch screen capability makes the system user friendly and convenient.

Veto Pro Pac names 2014 Sales Award winners

Veto Pro Pac, the leading manufacturer of professional grade, soft-sided tool storage products, announced Gunder Associates and Midwest Environmental Products as the company’s 2014 Sales Agency Award winners. The Sales Award nominees and winners were chosen based on several criteria including sales volume, sales growth and relative territory size.