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24 082010

SELLING SAFETY, SOFTLY

Over the years, I have viewed safety and health as a reflection of one's attitude and behavior. Regulation and insurance are merely disciplinary measures that help modify and change behavior when we drift and provide direction when requirements are uncertain. Further, I have also found that education and training, mentoring and coaching yield safety results

24 082010

UNITED CONTRACTORS ACQUIRES BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT

United Contractors, LLC was the successful bidder on a $32.8 Million project which involves replacing three swamp bridges and the old existing bridge over the Congaree River on U.S. Hwy 601 between Calhoun and Richland counties. This project, in recent years, has been highly publicized mainly due to its location adjacent to property owned by

24 082010

MAKING OVER JOHNNIE DODDS

MOUNT PLEASANT - For the next two years, it might seem like the town is trying to corner the market on traffic cones. A contract for the largest road project in Charleston County's half-cent transportation tax program—an $84 million remake of Johnnie Dodds Boulevard and its frontage roads was approved in May. And, that is

24 082010

UIG-TEN YEARS AGO TO NOW…WHAT A DECADE!

In July of 2000, United Contractors was in its twenty-second year in business and Triplett-King and Associates was barely three years old. At that time they were the only two "United" companies. Lewis Ryan and John Barrett, founding members of United, had recently sold their stock to Jim Triplett. Also, in July of 2000, I

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