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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

JCB 19C-1E Electric Mini Excavator

Green Industry Professionals

JCB announces availability of the 19C-1E, the company’s first fully electric mini-excavator, to customers in the U.S. and Canada

8 Questions on Diversity in Construction with Jennifer Tolwinski, Controller, DKD Electric, LLC

Surveyor

Our conversation with Tolwinksi kicks off an ongoing Q&A series with Viewpoint clients on a variety of topics in the construction industry. Client Spotlight

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

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.

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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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.

Facilities Electrical Equipment Maintenance Test Frequency

Job Order Contracting

Facilities Electrical Equipment Maintenance Test Frequency. The 2011 American National Standards Institute / International Electrical Testing Association (NETA) Maintenance Testing Specifications ANSI/NETA MTS-2011 has been used as the guide for all Electrical Testing procedures.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Business Facilities

California ranks highest overall in efforts to modernize its electric grid, while Illinois, Texas, Maryland and Oregon round out the top five, according to the fourth Grid Modernization Index (GMI-4). Read: California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization at BusinessFacilities.com.

Mercedes Investing $1B To Launch Electric Vehicle Production In Alabama

Business Facilities

Mercedes-Benz plans to invest an additional $1 billion in its Alabama operation, where it will set up electric vehicle production and build a battery plant in Tuscaloosa County. Read: Mercedes Investing $1B To Launch Electric Vehicle Production In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

How Interstate Electrical Services Became a Leader in Lean Construction

Surveyor

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.

Mean Green Mowers EVO 74-inch ZTR Electric Mower

Green Industry Professionals

Mean Green Mowers EVO 74-inch ZTR Electric Mower

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.

Tesla Shares Information on its Cybertruck Electric Pickup Truck

Green Industry Professionals

Cybertruck electric pickup truck is promised for late 2021 or 2022

Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Safety Services Company

Protecting employees from electrical hazards is an absolute must, and ensuring electrical safety in the workplace is critical for accomplishing that. Working with machinery and power tools presents inherent electrical risks. Here are some basic electrical safety tips: 1.

Collaborative Construction Blog: The Cost of Generating Electricity.

Collaborative Construction

The Cost of Generating Electricity: A Primer. The Institute for Energy Research study quoted and linked below provides a nice run down on comparative costs of generating electricity through different power plants. The Cost of Generating Electricity: A Primer.

Mining Fleets Replacing Diesel with Electric: Report

Construction Equipment

Fleet managers for underground mines are replacing diesel-powered construction equipment with electric machines, according to The Wall Street Journal. The publication cites several mines across the globe using electric haul trucks, drills, and loaders rather than diesel.

ASSE Publishes Requirements for Electric Heated Water Dispensers

Contractor Magazine

Water dispensers covered by this standard include an integral electrically powered heater or cooler

Chevy Unveils Concept Electric E-10 Pickup

Construction Equipment

Chevrolet took the wraps off a concept pickup truck powered by electricity and styled to look like a 1962 Chevy C-10. According to published reports, the truck uses the company's two 400-volt Bolt EV batteries and produces 450 horsepower.

Innovation Propels Corbins Electric

ENR Construction

Arizona company leverages innovative workflows and training by using the internet of things and providing BIM services

Electric Cars Cause CO2 Emissions?!?!

Collaborative Construction

Barak Obama told me Electric Cars ran on Unicorn Farts and were, therefore, a Zero Emission option. The electric car might be great in a couple of decades but as a way to tackle global warming now it does virtually nothing.

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.

Volvo's electric loader meets test drivers' approval

Digger Blog

The first L25 Electric compact wheeled loader from Volvo Construction Equipment has got the thumbs up from a German customer that has been testing it.

Volvo Unveils Electric Compact Excavator at Bauma

Construction Equipment

Volvo CE has unveiled its first zero-emissions electric compact excavator and wheel loader at Bauma in Munich, Germany. The machines are the first to be shown from a new electric range of Volvo compact excavators and wheel loaders.

How Interstate Electrical Services Became a Leader in Lean Construction

Surveyor

Paper timecards. Hard copy spreadsheets. Dozens of phone calls to track down simple information. Does this sound familiar

Perkins Hybrid and Electric Technologies

Construction Equipment

Perkins is offering hybrid and electric technologies across its Tier 4-F power range from 8 to 630 horsepower. The hybrid-electric, hybrid-mechanical, and hybrid-hydraulic power technologies complement Perkins existing 0.5- Hybrid-electric: There are several

Komatsu Promises Electric Mini Excavator

Construction Equipment

Komatsu debuted an electric mini excavator at Bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. Komatsu does not distribute compact equipment in North America. According to the company, the excavator is equipped with a new charger and high-voltage converter. It also offers excavation performance on par with th

Why Your Company Needs an Electrical Safety Program

Construction Business Owner

One major factor in achieving these goals is electricity. Workplace safety is vital to a company’s success. It affects everything from customer satisfaction to employee morale to the dollars and cents of productivity, legal fees and compliance.

Hyundai Unveils Electric-Powered Compact Excavator

Green Industry Professionals

Electric compact excavator machine developed in collaboration with Cummins Inc

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

Surveyor

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

Mitsubishi Electric Celebrates New Plant In Turkey

Business Facilities

Read: Mitsubishi Electric Celebrates New Plant In Turkey at BusinessFacilities.com. Advanced Manufacturing Capital Investment Daily News Europe Featured Foreign Direct Investment International air conditioner production appliances corporate expansion Employment Invest in Turkey ISPAT Manisa Organized Industrial Zone Mitsubishi Mitsubishi Electric TurkeyThe $100 million plant in Turkey’s Manisa Organized Industrial Zone began production in December 2017 with more than 200 employees.

Caterpillar Developing Battery-Electric Loader

Construction Equipment

The Underground Mining group within Caterpillar is preparing to ship a “proof-of-concept” battery-electric R1300G LHD (load/haul/dump) unit to a Canadian mine for testing.

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.

Electrical subcontractor switches tech platforms for more sub-focused features

Construction Dive

Power Design Inc. has transitioned more than 2,000 users from PlanGrid to Fieldwire, saying the latter has an edge over most other software available that caters primarily to GCs