Category Archives: Op-Ed

Taking command of your internal controls

Taking command of your internal controls

Dannible and McKee LLP by Benjamin A. Sumner, CPA Internal controls are an essential part of every business to help reduce misstatements in finances due to fraud or error. Companies throughout the construction industry are vulnerable to this threat because they are often reactive to incidents that occur, as opposed to proactive in putting controls […]

Equipment financing options when cash flow is tight: Tips from Terex Utilities

Equipment financing options when cash flow is tight: Tips from Terex Utilities

WATERTOWN, SD — During a recent conference call President Donald Trump held with state governors regarding the financial impact of the coronavirus, some expressed concerns over state revenue shortfalls. Telecom and utility providers are critical to our infrastructure, but many co-ops and municipalities are faced with making short-term decisions focused on cash management. A recent […]

9 tips to make working remotely work for you and your employer

9 tips to make working remotely work for you and your employer

by Jill J. Johnson The concept of remote working has been around for a long time. Many entrepreneurs have mastered the ability to work virtually, but it is often a major challenge for those who normally work in a busy office setting to shift to working outside their traditional office environment. Working remotely can feel […]

NSSGA Member Alan Parks’ op-ed on water rule published in Bloomberg News

NSSGA Member Alan Parks’ op-ed on water rule published in Bloomberg News

INSIGHT: Trump’s clean water rule will bolster local infrastructure The new Waters of the United States rule released Jan. 23 by the Trump administration is a big deal for the economy and many industries like mine that deal with infrastructure, development, and agriculture. Sand and gravel, also known as aggregates, are the most mined materials […]

Mini machines, big business: The electrifying rise of compact equipment

Mini machines, big business: The electrifying rise of compact equipment

At the center of some of the most influential technological transformations in recent years, compact machines have proven to be a breeding ground for innovation and application versatility. The product experts at Volvo CE explain why they continue to be the most popular segment on the market. The global compact construction equipment market — consisting […]