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Honor Your Craft
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Honor Your Craft

Master carpenter and educator Gary Katz offers his perspective on being a... More

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JLC Snags CDK

Those announcements you see in the business section of the local paper – you know, the ones with a picture of some guy in a suit grinning like a fool because he was appointed vice regional something or other – well, this is nothing like that. More

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E15: In Your Truck Maybe, In Your OPE Not!

The Supreme Court rejected a challenge by the petroleum industry to block the sale of E15 fuel. As a result, people who drive older vehicles or use outdoor power equipment such as portable generators and gas powered compressors will soon have to pay more attention at the pump. More

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Apex Tool to Close Its North Carolina Plant

The Apex Tool Group announced it will be closing its Gastonia, NC, plant in June 2013 and moving those jobs to facilities in Texas and China. Among the tools made at the plant are sockets sold under the Craftsman brand label. More

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Wages on Hold

Most of the remodeling company owners we spoke with for this article had to cut wages during the recession. But many are reporting that in the past two years they have started to increase pay. As Craig Huseby, owner of Huseby Homes, in Nashville, Tenn., put it, 'You can only go so long without giving a man a raise.' More

SiteLines: Training Day
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SiteLines: Training Day

If there's one thing that gets swept aside in the constant rush to put out daily... More

Cutting Edge: Arkansas Contractor Wins Site Commander!
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Cutting Edge: Arkansas Contractor Wins Site Commander!

Veteran contractor Don Hodge of North Little Rock, Ark., went online to look for a... More

2010 Site Commander: On the Road to Recovery
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2010 Site Commander: On the Road to Recovery

If there's one thing we learned over the past year of touring with the Site... More

A Promise Kept: Chris Dutra
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A Promise Kept: Chris Dutra

Chris Dutra first began working for Bostitch in channel marketing and then in... More

New Place for Pride
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New Place for Pride

I remember riding some pretty wild ups and downs during my 20-plus years of... More

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