RB September 2011

/Rural Builder - September 2011 CoverThe September 2011 Issue of Rural Builder is all about the challenges of jobsite management.

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Money Talk: Should you buy or lease your construction equipment?

By Mark C. Battersby, “Money Talk, Rural Builder magazine Buy or lease? That is a question facing many rural building businesses, even as credit becomes more readily available. While virtually everyone understands the simplicity of buying, leasing is far more … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, RB September 2011, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged construction equipment, equipment leasing | 1 Comment

Powerful tools from Bosch, Insta-Level, Paslode and Milwaukee Tool

By Don Geary, “Tool Talk”, Rural Builder magazine When anchoring materials to concrete surfaces using drop-in anchors there were only two options: use the manual depth gauge found on most hammer drills and rotary hammers or, fasten a piece of … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Products, RB September 2011, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged Bosch Depth Stop Bit, Insta-Level, Milwaukee Tool M12 Jacket, Paslode fuel and nail combo pack | Leave a comment

The challenges of jobsite management

Sept 2011 Rural Builder cover

By Sharon Thatcher Nothing beats good tools for creating solid, well-built buildings, except one thing: good people. Train them well, motivate them and give them the tools they need to get the job done, and amazing things happen. It sounds … Read more »

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A builder’s challenges in creating an equine paradise on Mackinac Island

by Sue Marquette Poremba for Rural Builder magazine Every construction project has challenges and obstacles – exceptionally rainy weather, zoning issues, clients who change their mind frequently. But those seem like a walk in the park compared to the challenges … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Horse Barn Builder, Metal Builder, RB September 2011, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged jim groat, mackinac island horse barn, mystic meadow construction, wick buildings | Leave a comment

A look ahead to METALCON 2011

Builders looking for ways to grow their business and improve field techniques consider METALCON International their primary source of new products and ideas. Article By METALCON STAFF METALCON is the only annual conference and exhibition dedicated to metal construction products, … Read more »

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