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Senate Bill #445 Storage Tank Regulation

Western PumpOct 19, 2021
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Procore Underground Storage Tank Owners and Operators in the state of California will be faced with a difficult decision come December 31st, 2025. Senate Bill #445 requires single-walled tank owners and operators to permanently close or replace Underground Storage Tanks containing hazardous substances. Operators that refuse to make the changes needed to comply may be red-tagged by the Unified Program Agency…

The Hidden Problem that Could Be Hurting Your Business – Dirty Fuel

Western PumpFeb 4, 2021
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The hidden problem that could be hurting your business – dirty fuel. Our fuel system service experts have prepared this fuel system cleaning FAQ to help you learn more about this hidden problem and ways to correct it. How do fuel systems accumulate contaminants over time? All fuel tank systems are vented to allow for filling and dispensing. Venting enables oxygen,…

Follow Benjamin Franklin’s Advice to Improve Business Performance

Western PumpSep 8, 2020
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Having a preventative maintenance program for your critical equipment and systems makes good business sense. As Benjamin Franklin said almost 300 years ago, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. A carefully designed preventative maintenance program includes routine repairs and checks that can uncover looming problems before they manifest. Preventative maintenance can help avoid unexpected business disruptions, improve…

How to Win the Battle for Top Talent

Western PumpFeb 3, 2020
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According to a recent survey from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk, 80 percent of construction firms say they are having difficulty filling key positions on their construction teams. While the industry itself is growing rapidly as the demand for new infrastructure projects increases, the skilled workforce needed for these projects has dwindled. According to the U.S. Bureau…

Mission Possible: Zero Job Site Accidents

Western PumpJan 20, 2020
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Each new year, individuals and companies alike set ambitious goals for the coming year. In the construction industry, most companies set annual goals for workplace safety. Is zero accidents a reasonable goal? Perhaps it is a bridge too far for the largest companies in the industry—for many firms, however, the goal is achievable and should be diligently pursued. Construction is one…

Are You Ready For the Tsunami of New Construction Technology?

Western PumpJan 11, 2020
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The business environment is in a constant state of change. Technological advancements are the primary drivers of this change. In the construction industry, companies that are willing to embrace these new technologies will be the most successful. Selecting the right technologies for your company can be challenging given the incredible number of options to choose from. This article provides an overview…