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The Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration maintains 131 national cemeteries in 40 states and Puerto Rico, as well as 33 soldiers’ lots and monument sites.

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Blueprint for Success

Blueprint for Success

In the highly competitive realm of new home construction, Berkey Home Builders, Inc. sets itself apart by focusing on quality over quantity. In completing 35 to 40 finished homes per year, the central Iowa-based contractor subcontracts less work and handles up to 50 percent of the home building process itself.

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Foundation for Success

Foundation for Success

Residential contractor builds a base in Silicon Valley.

When Alan Hynes completed his formal education in Scotland and moved back to Northern California in 1998, he could have gone to work for one of his brothers, an established construction contractor.

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Firmly Grounded

Specialty contractor excels at foundation stabilization.

More than 100 years ago, A. Bishop Chance developed his first patented earth anchor as an engineered solution to foundation settlement. Over the next century, patented A.B. Chance helical anchoring systems have proven to be a reliable and economical method of foundation stabilization.

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Tackle Many Jobs with One Machine: Attachments Increase Mini Hydraulic Excavator Versatility GregWorley

Tackle Many Jobs with One Machine: Attachments Increase Mini Hydraulic Excavator Versatility

GregWorley

For digging, lifting and clean-up on job sites with tight quarters, mini hydraulic excavators combine powerful performance with easy maneuverability. Able to go where larger machines can’t, mini hydraulic excavators are ideal for work in backyards, inside buildings and around fences. Their hydraulic systems enable them to quickly move large amounts of material, and attachments make these machines useful in many industries including landscaping, construction and agriculture.

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Deciding Whether a Backhoe Loader or Mini Hydraulic Excavator is a Better Fit RoyBrookhart

Deciding Whether a Backhoe Loader or Mini Hydraulic Excavator is a Better Fit

RoyBrookhart

For at least 20 years, we’ve been told that the backhoe loader is on its way out. Those predicting its demise have argued that the backhoe is not valuable, and that it’s replaceable by newer machines. If that were true, why has the backhoe loader continued to earn a spot in operators’ fleets? Granted, the mini hydraulic excavator has proven a top contender for the same spot, but it’s not always a matter of which is superior to the other—it’s quite the opposite, actually. People are comparing the benefits of mini hydraulic excavators and backhoe loaders side by side to figure out which is better for their individual equipment requirements.

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