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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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.

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] Dutch Co. Develops Electric Roller

Construction Equipment

The Dutch road construction company BAM Infra has built the world’s first electrically powered roller. The roller is currently working on a project for the municipality of Almere in the Netherlands this week.

Volvo Secures $2 Million Grant for Electric Equipment in California

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) was awarded a $2 million grant for a commercial pilot of the company’s electric, zero-emission excavator and electric wheel loader in California.

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

California’s grid can support all-electric buildings

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Several local governments in California have passed building codes mandating that new buildings be 100% electric , banning the use of natural gas for space and water heating and cooking

Volvo Trucks Shows Off Electric Heavy Truck

Construction Equipment

Volvo Trucks North America showed its battery-electric Class 8 truck at an event in Fontana, California. The Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) Innovation Showcase, held at Volvo Trucks’ TEC Equipment dealership, revealed the progress that has been achieved since the

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.

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.

General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut

Business Facilities

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. .

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.

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.

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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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.

ASSE Publishes Requirements for Electric Heated Water Dispensers

Contractor Magazine

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

Ford to Build Electric Transit Van for 2020

Construction Equipment

Ford will build an all-electric Transit van as part of its commitment to electrification, in which it is investing $11.5 billion, including gasoline-electric hybrid and battery-electric F-150 pickups.

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.

Rhobina Electric Fined Following Fatal Trench Accident

Construction Equipment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined Rhobina Electric $37,318 after a trench collapsed and killed a worker at a Taylor, Mississippi, job site.

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.

Electric Eel Marks 80 Years of Innovation

Contractor Magazine

The company's current product line includes a wide range of electric and gas powered sectional drain cleaning machines

How Interstate Electrical Services Became a Leader in Lean Construction

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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.

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.

Dana Powers Tractor with Electric Powertrain

Construction Equipment

Dana says it has collaborated with Lonestar Specialty Vehicles to produce a battery-electric terminal tractor for display at Atlanta’s North American Commercial Vehicle Show this week.

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.

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.

Carol Fey launches online electricity training

Contractor Magazine

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

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

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

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.

Hyundai Unveils Electric-Powered Compact Excavator

Green Industry Professionals

Electric compact excavator machine developed in collaboration with Cummins Inc

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.

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