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Year-end tax planning for contractors

Year-end tax planning for contractors

Getting to the bottom line With Dannible & McKee, LLP by Nicholas L Shires As the end of another year quickly approaches, now is the time to start considering some of the major tax implications that may affect your business. Proper tax planning can allow your business to postpone or even eliminate some of your […]

Innovative stainless steel conveyor belt cleaner: High performance + long life = reduced ownership cost

Innovative stainless steel conveyor belt cleaner: High performance + long life = reduced ownership cost

A new secondary conveyor belt cleaner has been engineered specifically for challenging applications where traditional designs fail to deliver the necessary performance or wear life. The CleanScrape® Secondary Cleaner (CS2) from Martin Engineering is particularly effective in conditions where continuous production is a high priority or cleaner service is difficult, including corrosive or high-temperature environments. […]

Paving the way for asphalt recycling and reclamation

Paving the way for asphalt recycling  and reclamation

Recycling has evolved and offers a number of benefits in terms of saving materials and minimizing costs. In the construction industry, there are many different recycling solutions. On road construction projects, one solution is asphalt recycling. In the U.S., one-fifth (70 million tons) of the approximately 350 million tons of asphalt mix produced and used […]

Equal Access to Justice Act may provide relief to recover attorney’s fees related to fighting improper OSHA citations

Equal Access to Justice Act may provide relief to recover  attorney’s fees related to fighting improper OSHA citations

On the front lines with Fisher Phillips: by Travis Vance and Pamela Williams Consider the following situation: OSHA conducted an inspection of your worksite following an accident and issued a serious citation to your company for a lock out/tag out violation. You believe the citation is clearly unfounded for various legal reasons, including the fact […]