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Commission launches boom truck operator certification

Source: National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), Fairfax, Va. 

The first phase of a new program, CCO Boom Truck—Fixed Cab (BTF) operator certification is now available for businesses operating fleets with truck-mounted cranes. The CCO Boom Truck—Fixed Cab (BTF) written exam is a modified version of the CCO Telescopic Boom—Fixed Cab (TSS) written exam. 

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Energy-processing spurs industrial project work, Texas tops overall nonresidential log

Sources: NAIOP Research Foundation, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

Three years into measurable market recovery, a report for the Commercial Real Estate Development Association tracks strength in four major segments of nonresidential building, while listing the top 10 states for project activity based on dollar volume.

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Backing accident prevention kicks off online driver training series

Source: RMC Research and Education Foundation, Silver Spring, Md.

In advance of an online driver training series to be formally released at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s ConcreteWorks Conference & Expo in September, the RMC Research and Education Foundation has posted on YouTube a preview of a two-lesson module addressing truck backing safety.

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