Safety, Service, and Success

The Duke Company is an equipment rental and contractor supply company based in Rochester, New York. The locally-owned company rents a wide range of construction equipment, industrial equipment, and contractor tools from the world’s best manufacturers.

The Duke Company

Building America and the World with Quality, Safety, Service and Next Day Delivery

Jordi Barrenechea and his brother Luis are Skyping from one of Wire Mesh Corporation’s (WMC) six locations, this one in Conroe, Texas. “We have a set of values: work with passion, work as a unit. If we’re going to do something, we’re going to do it well. In the market that we are in, if you are not constantly improving and being more efficient, you are not going to compete.”

Wire Mesh Corporation

A Proactive Approach to Resolving a Longstanding Debate

About forty skilled Central and South American workers from Ecuador, Peru, Columbia and Costa Rica came to British Columbia, Canada as temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in 2006. This story incited Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) call for reforms to Canada’s TFW program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP). LiUNA, a powerful voice within the construction industry with over half a million members – 110,000 of whom are in Canada – has been the only Canadian union to address the issue.

June 24, 2018, 10:22 AM EDT