New Electric Transmission Line Will Create 1,000 Jobs In Kansas

Business Facilities

The new 800-mile Grain Belt Express electric transmission line will carry low-cost, Kansas wind energy to consumers across the Midwest, and create nearly 1,000 jobs. Read: New Electric Transmission Line Will Create 1,000 Jobs In Kansas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Electrical Infrastructure Projects

Constructech

The United States has been involved in providing electricity to rural areas for a long time. In 1933, President Roosevelt signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act creating the TVA, designed to modernize the region, using experts and electricity to combat economic problems.

Selling All-Electric Homes

Pro Builder

Selling All-Electric Homes. New homes that are 100% powered by electricity have several benefits. He used to install gas furnaces, but recently switched to electrically-powered geothermal heat pumps. At least in this case, electricity was the cheaper fuel," he says.

Rosendin Electric Bringing 84 Jobs To Pflugerville, TX

Business Facilities

The electrical contract company is investing $3 million to relocate its facilities in Texas and California to a 50,000-square-foot facility. Read: Rosendin Electric Bringing 84 Jobs To Pflugerville, TX at BusinessFacilities.com.

Are All-Electric Homes The Future?

Pro Builder

Are All-Electric Homes The Future? Despite this, some builders predict a shift in coming years to all-electric homes, and are trying to get ahead of that trend. Xcel Energy, the utility that supplies the city with electricity and gas, seems to agree. Why Electric?

Electrification of the Electric Company

Constructech

Large electric utilities would seem to be a major market for EV (electric vehicles). So, it comes as no surprise that SCE (Southern California Edison) has announced that by 2030, every passenger car and small-to-midsize SUV in its fleet will be electric.

Schneider Electric Expanding Texas Plant

Business Facilities

Read: Schneider Electric Expanding Texas Plant at BusinessFacilities.com. Advanced Manufacturing Daily News Data Centers Featured Texas corporate expansion data centers El Paso El Paso 3 Employment Manufacturing Schneider Electric TechnologyThe new El Paso, TX facility will create 120 new jobs to accommodate growth in the data center market, and showcase the latest in smart factory innovation.

Bobcat Chooses Partner for Electric/Hydraulic Compact Excavators

Construction Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America and Green Machine Equipment, a manufacturer of renewable power drive systems, have announced a strategic partnership to produce electric/hydraulic Bobcat compact excavators.

Current State of Electric Equipment

Construction Equipment

Electrification of equipment is not new, as the industry has seen decades of electric technology in mining, as well as the hybrid diesel-electric dozers, wheel loaders, excavators, and MEWPs on job sites right now, but what is noteworthy is movement toward all-electric yellow iron.

Kenworth Launches First Battery-Electric Model

Construction Equipment

Kenworth has announced the launch of the Kenworth T680E, the company’s first-ever Class 8 battery-electric model. The zero-emission Kenworth T680E, now available for order from Kenworth dealers in the United States and Canada, will enter into production in 2021.

Electric Arc Welding

Construction Cost Estimating

The electric arc welding process utilizes an electric arc to produce warmth to dissolve the parent material and the filler material (cathode) to frame a liquid weld pool in the joint. The electric arc welding strategy is favored over different techniques because of its reasonableness. In this article, we talk about the technique of laying, creating, welding, amassing, and erection of steel structure by electric arc welding strategy.

Electric Hype Despite No Revenue: WSJ

Construction Equipment

An article in the Wall Street Journal investigates the trend of makers of electric vehicles and components that have high market valuations despite no revenue. Lordstown will make the Rivian electric pickup truck, although launch has

Temporary Electrical Systems On The Jobsite

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If you’ve ever been on a project where the electrical breakers would be constantly tripping and lighting was at a minimum, dont’t worry you’re not alone. Building a project without a temporary electrical network is like building a structure without concrete, it doesn’t happen. Electricity on a job makes things work, from the lights that keep spaces bright to the battery chargers for your drill. Basic Electrical Concepts. Temporary Electrical – Feeding The Beast.

Volvo Awarded Grant For More Electric Trucks

Construction Equipment

million in grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage. Volvo Trucks North America was awarded $21.7 The U.S.

Production to Begin on Volvo VNR Electric

Construction Equipment

Volvo Trucks said it would begin production of its VNR Electric heavy truck in early 2021 at its plant in Dublin, Virginia. Volvo Trucks is committed to lead the commercial transport industry towards more sustainable solutions by advancing electromobility,” said Peter Voorhoeve, president of

Franklin Electric Celebrates 75 Years

Contractor Magazine

A lot has changed at Franklin Electric since E.J. (Ed) Ed) Schaefer and T.W. Wayne) Kehoe founded the company in 1944

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Business Facilities

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives provides comprehensive economic development services to 77 of Ohio’s 88 counties. A resource for 25 local electric cooperatives, Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives provides site selectors and business owners with site location assistance. Click here to visit the Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Location Spotlight. Read: Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Business Facilities

Read: Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives at BusinessFacilities.com. All Location Spotlights Featured Ohio BF-Microsites Buckeye Power Ohio Electric CooperativesOhio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up.

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Backed By Big Electric Vehicle Investments, The Future Of Tennessee’s Auto Industry Is Here

Business Facilities

Tennessee has been the nerve center of the South’s auto sector for nearly four decades, and is shaping up to be a hub for electric vehicle investments. Read: Backed By Big Electric Vehicle Investments, The Future Of Tennessee’s Auto Industry Is Here at BusinessFacilities.com.

Hino, Toyota Developing Fuel Cell-Electric Tractor

Construction Equipment

A heavy fuel cell-electric tractor is on the way from Hino Trucks and Toyota Motor North America, which jointly announced the development October 6.

How Electrical Curing of Concrete works?

The Constructor

How Electrical Curing of Concrete works? The post How Electrical Curing of Concrete works? Where it is beneficial? appeared first on The Constructor

Size, Electricity Power Scissor Market

Construction Equipment

The latest developments and innovations in the scissor lift Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) category revolve around operation in small footprints, an increasing number of electric models, and ease of maintenance, especially through telematics capabilities.

[VIDEO] Volvo Electric Truck Leads 'Clean Truck Parade'

Construction Equipment

The lead Volvo VNR electric truck was driven by NFI, a third-party supply chain solutions provider, alongside

Revamped electrical contractor training prioritizes technology

Construction Dive

The National Electrical Contractors Association integrated BIM and moved to electronic documentation in an overhaul of its apprenticeship training program

Electric Trucks: The Battle is On!

Constructech

Like them or not, electric vehicles are here now and will be a growing market for the future. The electric vehicle market, which was estimated to cross the 3 million-unit mark in 2020, is now projected to fall by 15.0%, to 1.8 electric truck market is projected to grow to $15,084.3

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Business Facilities

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives provides comprehensive economic development services to 77 of Ohio’s 88 counties. A resource for 25 local electric cooperatives, Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives provides site selectors and business owners with site location assistance. Click here to visit the Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Location Spotlight. Read: Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives at BusinessFacilities.com.

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How Interstate Electrical Services Became a Leader in Lean Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

based Interstate Electrical Services. 12 and is being re-run here with permission from both Interstate Electrical Services and Construction Dive. At Interstate Electrical Services , we made the decision to change how we approach every workflow, from project management to business intelligence to everyday HR operations. Like other commercial electrical contractors, we were facing a labor shortage, a construction boom, and increasingly nimble competition.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Business Facilities

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives provides comprehensive economic development services to 77 of Ohio’s 88 counties. A resource for 25 local electric cooperatives, Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives provides site selectors and business owners with site location assistance. Click here to visit the Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Location Spotlight. Read: Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Puerto Rico Electric Grid Rebuilding Pushes Forward

ENR Construction

New Integrated Resource Plan Puerto Rico lands after three years of anticipation, devastating hurricanes, and shaky power

How to Perform Electric Arc Welding in Steel Structures? [PDF]

The Constructor

The electric arc welding process uses an electric arc to generate heat to melt the parent material and the filler material (electrode) to form a. How To Guide Steel Structures Work Procedures

General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut

Business Facilities

Read: General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut at BusinessFacilities.com. Aerospace & Defense Capital Investment Connecticut Daily News Featured Manufacturing Public-Private Partnerships Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure Workforce Development Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development corporate expansion Defense Economic Development Employment General Dynamics Electric Boat submarines U.S.

JCB Electric Excavator Wins Award

Construction Equipment

JCB won the 2020 MacRobert Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for its 19C-1 electric excavator. The MacRobert Award is a prize for innovation that has been presented since 1969 to honor a wide variety of engineering feats, including the CT scanner and Rolls-Royce’s Pegasus engine used in

2020 Pickups Strong, Electrics Gain

Construction Equipment

In late winter and early spring, a decade of uninterrupted prosperity was interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Its outcome was not known as we prepared this article, but is probably becoming clear as you read this. Most likely, the crisis is subsiding as the illness fades away and business is

Hyundai Unveils Electric-Powered Compact Excavator

Green Industry Professionals

Electric compact excavator machine developed in collaboration with Cummins Inc

Volvo Unveils Electric Excavator

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled a fully electric compact excavator at its inaugural Innovation Summit in London, England, this week. The EX2 delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels, and reduced total cost of ownership, the company said, presumably compared to a diesel excavator of the same weight class

JCB 19C-1E Electric Excavator

Construction Equipment

The JCB 19C-1E mini excavator is fully electric and produces the same power as the diesel 19C-1 without the emissions and one-fifth the noice, according to the company. Operating weight is 4,193 pounds, maximum dig depth is 9 feet 3 inches, and maximum dump height is 9 feet 3 inches. Three lithium

Volvo CE Customer Tests Electric Compact Loader

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is pilot testing its L25 Electric compact wheel loader with a customer in Germany. Leick Baumschulen, a German tree farm and landscaping company based 30 minutes from the Volvo CE factory in Konz, is the first customer in the world to test the new “green

Skanska, DPR, Schneider Electric face VR/AR patent infringement lawsuits

Construction Dive

There are steps contractors can take to be prepared for such a claim, according to an intellectual property attorney

Behind the Scenes with Stansell Electric: A Q&A with A Viewpoint Technology Award Winner

Viewpoint Construction Technology

One of our clients, Stansell Electric, was having difficulty communicating with its field team

Electric Trucks on the Near Horizon

Construction Equipment

Electric automobiles are all the buzz in the general news media because they promise so much: no “tailpipe”pollution, quiet operation, fast acceleration, and low maintenance costs. And thanks to companies like General Motors, Nissan, and Tesla, many of them are now in use. Pickups are next, with