Rosendin Electric Bringing 84 Jobs To Pflugerville, TX

Business Facilities Blog

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.

How Interstate Electrical Services Became a Leader in Lean Construction

John Chaney

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.

Schneider Electric Expanding Texas Plant

Business Facilities Blog

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.

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 Blog

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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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.

General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut

Business Facilities Blog

Read: General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut at BusinessFacilities.com. The company will retain and grow its workforce to more than 13,000 jobs over the next 17 years, with help from up to $63 million in state incentives. .

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Business Facilities Blog

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

John Chaney

One of our clients, Stansell Electric, was having difficulty communicating with its field team. The post Behind the Scenes with Stansell Electric: A Q&A with A Viewpoint Technology Award Winner appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, our clients simply amaze us with the innovative ways they use our software. They couldn’t confidently let […].

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Business Facilities Blog

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 Blog

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.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Business Facilities Blog

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 Blog

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.

Peterbilt Shows Medium Duty Electric Truck

Construction Equipment

Peterbilt Motors provided a sneak peek at its all-electric medium-duty 220EV truck during the Consumer Electronics Show this week.

Electrical Safety in the Workplace

The Safety Blog

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mitsubishi Electric Celebrates New Plant In Turkey

Business Facilities Blog

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.

Volvo Presents 2nd Electric Truck Model

Construction Equipment

Just three weeks after the unveiling of Volvo Trucks’ first all-electric truck, the Volvo FL Electric, the company is expanding its product range with yet another electric truck.

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.

Opportunities and Challenges Ahead in Rebuilding Puerto Rico's Electric Grid

ENR Construction

The president of the Puerto Rico chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America talks about the challenges and opportunities ahead in rebuilding the island's electric grid.

Volvo Invests in Electric Charging Company

Construction Equipment

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Momentum Dynamics, which develops high-power wireless charging of electric vehicles. In a press release, Volvo describes Momentum as specializing in “inductive charging for the automotive and transportation industries, especially suitable for

Electrical Utility Construction Estimator

Construction Cost Estimating

This position will be responsible for the preparation of electrical utility estimates for construction projects to aid management in bidding on or determining price of construction of service. construction estimator construction job Electrical utility Jobs

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

All-Electric Commercial Zero-Turn Mowers Head for Southern California

Green Industry Professionals

With 10 years of electric mower experience, Mean Green is now part of a commercial electric lawn and garden exchange program

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Hyundai and Cummins Develop Electric Mini Excavator Prototype

Construction Equipment

Cummins and Hyundai jointly developed an electric powered mini excavator in October 2018, designed to operate for a full eight-hour shift and recharge in under three hours.

Electrical Takeoff

Construction Cost Estimating

We help Electrical Contractors with the task of taking off precise materials lists from drawings or the original electronic plans for your estimates.

Lincoln Electric Posts 15 Percent Sales Gain

Construction Equipment

Lincoln Electric sales for 2018 rose 15.4 percent to $3.0 billion, resulting in $375.5 million in operating income. Fourth quarter sales of $743.8 million were down 0.4 percent to 2017, but operating income was up 6.6 percent, from $90.7 million to $96.7 million.

Danfoss Acquires Electric Drive Maker

Construction Equipment

Danfoss has acquired Visedo Oy, a provider of electric solutions for the off-highway and marine markets, in order to meet growing demand for electric solutions to reduce emissions and pollution and to increase productivity

Electrical Cost Estimating Class

Building Information Management

Introduction to Electrical Estimating . This class is very important for: Learning how to use RSMeans for Electrical Estimating. Optimizing your RSMeans Electrical Estimating skills. Electrical estimating with RSMeans requires experience.

Tesla Unveils Its Electric 'Semi'

Construction Equipment

Thursday evening, Elon Musk streamed the unveiling of the new Tesla Semi, an all-electric big rig that can haul 80,000 pounds up to 500 miles without charging

Miller Electric Adds ArcReach Capabilities

Construction Equipment

Miller Electric has enhanced its ArcReach technology with two new capabilities that: 1) provide automatic compensation for voltage drop in the weld cable; and 2) allow welding operators to adjust parameters while welding

Location Spotlight Of The Week: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Location Spotlight Of The Week: Ohio Electric Cooperatives. All Location Spotlights Featured Ohio BF-Microsites Buckeye Power Ohio Electric CooperativesRural Millennials, admittedly a smaller percentage of 18- to 35-year-olds, are rarely acknowledged in the media. Yet it is precisely this cohort that will sustain, enhance, and expand Ohio’s manufacturing sector, which is predominately located in small towns and rural areas.

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Ohio Electric Cooperatives: Location Spotlight Of The Week

Business Facilities Blog

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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Lucid Motors Chooses Arizona For Electric Car Manufacturing

Business Facilities Blog

Read Lucid Motors Chooses Arizona For Electric Car Manufacturing on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Advanced Manufacturing Arizona Automotive Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Casa Grande Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Electric Cars Employment Lucid Motors Site Selection Technology

Carol Fey launches online electricity training

Contractor Magazine

Her new training series, “Quick & Basic Online Electricity Training,” brings back her famous electricity pig

Revit MEP - Electrical Wire Size

Revit OpEd

Calculations Electrical Revit MEP Wire Size Wires Revit m E p is very American because it is hard-wired to do its calculations based on the AWG based wire sizes that are defined in the templates Autodesk provides to us. When you need to reference metric sizes/standards instead there is no place to change this bias and if you attempt to change wire sizes to metric equivalent (CSA or Sq. mm) values you''ll find calculations, like Voltage Drop, either cease to work or you get strange results.

Volvo CE To Go Fully Electric on Smaller Machines in 2020

ENR Construction

Signaling a major shift in its offerings, Volvo Construction Equipment is moving forward on a plan to convert to full electric power on its compact machines by 2020