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Nicole Cruz

Veteran Spotlight: [STEP]ping Out of Her Comfort Zone

Sgt.E-5 Nicole Cruz spent six years in the Army as a military police officer, but she never would have guessed that almost a decade later, she would be part of the United Rentals team. After her time in the Army, Cruz spent 5 years as an operations supervisor for the security department in a...
Melissa McGregor with customers

VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Serving Her Customers as She Served Her Country

Melissa McGregor Nicknamed “Private SS” back in the Army Reserves – for her uniform size, “super small, super short” – 5 foot 0 inch Melissa McGregor learned to stand up for herself and make herself heard in an environment dominated by men. Decades later, she uses those skills in her job as national...
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Wheeled Skid Steers vs. Tracked Skid Steers

Skid steers are the Swiss Army knives of construction machines. With the right size skid steer and the right attachment, you can perform just about any materials handling, loading, grading or digging job in just about any environment. When renting a skid steer, aside from choosing a size and any...
New Hire on the Jobsite

Using Technology to Recruit New Talent to Construction Jobs

Construction companies are keen to attract new talent to the industry, and to their companies, in order to fill the sizable gap left by retiring boomers and help solve the skilled labor shortage. An increasingly popular strategy for doing so is leveraging technology. For the love of video games One...
Prepping a Radar

Ground Penetrating Radar Results Anyone Can Understand

A buried utility line is struck about once every six minutes, according to the Common Ground Alliance . That statistic should worry any jobsite manager who needs to trench or excavate. It was one of the inspirations behind Leica DSX, a new ground penetrating radar solution from Hexagon AB that seems...
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