NUCA Government Relations is dedicated to improving the business environment for utility and excavation contractors nationwide. NUCA employs lobbying and grassroots advocacy to measurably impact legislation and regulation to benefit our members, industry, and businesses.


Education is our top priority. Learning and knowledge are the keys to success and NUCA offers members educational resources that are relevant, up-to-date, high quality, accessible, and affordable. As a member you can access webinars, toolbox talks, training materials, and information on scholarships for college, universities, and vocational schools.


A successful safety program is a critical element in protecting your most important investment—your employees. An effective safety program will also help to reduce liability and vehicle accidents, protect the public, and reduce damage to materials and equipment.


June was Trench Safety Month! During the week of June 14 - 18, our members interrupted their work for a Trench Safety Stand Down. Participating companies submitted pictures and video of their crews reviewing Toolbox Talks related to trench safety as part of an annual contest. The winning company for 2021 was Portland Utilities Construction Company. Click here to see their video, and stay tuned for next year's contest.