Electric Last Mile Aims To Create Up To 960 Jobs In Indiana

Business Facilities

The electric vehicle (EV) company intends to invest $300M to establish operations at the former AM General commercial plant in Mishawaka, IN. Read: Electric Last Mile Aims To Create Up To 960 Jobs In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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[VIDEO] Volvo Unveils Electric Excavator

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled the EX03, the company’s first electric prototype in the mid-size excavator range. With low noise, zero exhaust emissions, and reduced maintenance needs, the EX03 represents the future for safer and more environmentally responsible construction sites.

JCB Announces Electric Developments

Construction Equipment

JCB will now offer a fully glazed cab for its electric 19C-1E compact excavator, as well as a rapid Universal Charger compatible with the company's current and future E-Tech electric models.

Transforming Construction HR: How DP Electric Netted Honors for its App-Based Approach

Viewpoint Construction Technology

DP Electric is awarded Most Innovative Use of Viewpoint Technology during Collaborate 2020 for its development of three integrated software applicatio.

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.

Volvo VNR Electric Model Intro'd in U.S.

Construction Equipment

Volvo Trucks North America announced the commercial introduction and sales start of its zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric vehicle to the North American market. The Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric truck model has a scheduled production start of early 2021.

JCB 505-20E Electric Telehandler

Construction Equipment

The 505-20E is the first fully electric version of the company’s Loadall telehandler, designed to deliver the same performance as the conventional diesel-powered machine for construction, industrial, and agricultural customers.

Volvo Begins Deliveries of All-Electric Machines

Construction Equipment

Volvo Group’s construction equipment division announced that it began deliveries of its first electric construction machinery to customers. The recipient of the new products–an electric Volvo FE truck with electrically powered crane, and a Volvo CER25 electric compact excavator–was French

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.

Electric Pickup Chassis to Compete in Desert Race

Construction Equipment

Lordstown Motors, a creator of electric light duty trucks focused on the commercial fleet market, has entered the Endurance Beta skateboard chassis in the 2021 SCORE International San Felipe 250, part of the SCORE World Desert Championship race series.

John Deere, Utility to Test Electric Backhoe Concept

Construction Equipment

John Deere and National Grid, an energy utility serving more than 20 million people throughout the Northeast, will joint test an electric backhoe loader concept. The John Deere developed, battery-powered, electric vehicle design–referred to as E-Power–will target the ease of operation and

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.

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.

Lordstown Motors Closer To First All-electric Pickup Truck Production

Business Facilities

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved support for Lordstown Motors’ hub motor and battery line, taking it one step closer to producing the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck in Lordstown, OH.

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?

[VIDEO] Volvo Announces Mid-Size Electric Excavator, the EX03

Construction Junkie

To help reduce jobsite noise, exhaust emissions, and reduce maintenance, many construction equipment manufacturers have been busy producing all electric versions of their diesel powered machines, such as the 220+ ton electric crawler cranes that Liebherr recently unveiled.

Microvast To Invest $220M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer Microvast will create nearly 300 jobs at a new location in Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN. Read: Microvast To Invest $220M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

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.

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.

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.

Komatsu Teams With Electric-Vehicle Maker Proterra on Zero-Emission Excavators

ENR Construction

Komatsu has announced a partnership with electric battery manufacturer Proterra on an all-electric excavator

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.

Freightliner Electric Trucks Hit 500K Milestone

Construction Equipment

Freightliner customers have logged more than 500,000 miles of real-world operation with the company’s battery-electric eCascadias and eM2s.

Hyundai Unveils Electric-Powered Compact Excavator

Green Industry Professionals

Electric compact excavator machine developed in collaboration with Cummins Inc

What Class Of Hard Hat for Electrical Work?

Work Gearz

When you are involved with construction work that includes electrics you need to ask what class of hard hat for electrical work is needed. Given that construction and electrical work can be dangerous, it is important that workers are well protected at all times.

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.

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 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

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

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.

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

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.

Cat introduces its first electric drive loader

Digger Blog

Caterpillar has brought out a version of its 986K wheeled loader with an electric drive system. Caterpillar has brought out a version of its 986K wheeled loader with an electric drive system. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Komatsu Signs Agreement on Batteries for Electric Excavators

Construction Equipment

Komatsu has signed a collaboration agreement with Proterra to receive the supply of Proterra’s battery systems with the aim of having Komatsu electrify its small and medium-sized hydraulic excavators. Komatsu plans to advance the PoC (Proof of Concept) tests starting this year and enter commercial

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.