Empowering Electrical Techs with Modern Work Order Tools

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Stop burying your electrical techs in administrative processes and let them focus on their real work with connected, mobile work order applications.

Electrical Installations at Construction Sites

The Constructor

A construction site has special electrical requirements. Not every electrical firm will provide such services since there are special standards to. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Construction Project

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Blueprint Symbols for Architectural, Electrical, Plumbing & Structural Steel

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It could be present in structural drawing, architectural drawing, electrical drawing, machine, etc. Architectural Autocad Blueprint Electrical Plumbing Structural Steel symbolsWhat do symbols on blueprint mean?

Backing the Electric Infrastructure

Constructech

The electric grid and infrastructure necessary to create, carry, and distribute the electric power countries depend upon has been stressed more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic as people stayed home and used more electricity.

Lion Electric Bringing First-Ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility To Illinois

Business Facilities

The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., Read: Lion Electric Bringing First-Ever U.S.

Lifting Loads Electrically

Constructech

Although units using internal combustion engines, gasoline and diesel, are still the most common, there has been an increase in electric-driven forklifts and manufacturers have made extraordinary efforts to develop them to outperform internal combustion engines.

Kansas, Sunflower Electric Launch New Certified Sites Partnership

Business Facilities

Thanks to a new partnership, sites certified through Sunflower Electric's Certified Sites Program will automatically be certified by the Kansas Department of Commerce. Read: Kansas, Sunflower Electric Launch New Certified Sites Partnership at BusinessFacilities.com.

Electric Vehicles: Charging To The Top

Business Facilities

Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035. Read: Electric Vehicles: Charging To The Top at BusinessFacilities.com.

Hybrid CNG-Electric Trucks

Constructech

Plug-in electric, hybrid gas electric, CNG (compressed natural gas), and “clean diesel” vehicles are getting the bulk of the notice, but a new entrant has come along, combining two of the top choices: CNG and electric.

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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The Importance of Electric Supply on Construction Sites

The Constructor

Electricity is a crucial resource when it comes to construction work. A construction site sees many big pieces of equipment like excavators, Building Technology Guide Electrification

4 Types of Tests Conducted on Internal Electrical Installations

The Constructor

Internal electrical installation of a building consists of cabling and associated accessories such as switches, sockets, distribution boards, and. Building Technology Guide Electrification Material Testing Guide

Schneider Electric 2021

Pro Builder

Schneider Electric 2021. kcichowicz. Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:41

Magnetized Cement to Charge Electric Vehicles on Road

The Constructor

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) plans to develop roads that will be able to charge electric vehicles (EVs) while you drive on them.

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.

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.

Ford Makes Massive Electric Vehicle Investment In Tennessee, Kentucky

Business Facilities

and create 11,000 jobs in TN and KY to produce electric vehicles and advanced lithium-ion batteries. Ford and SK Innovation will invest $11.4B Plus, $90M will go to Texas for training.

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.

[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.

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.

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

How to Install Electrical Earthing System in a Building?

The Constructor

Earthing is the process of transferring the immediate discharge of electricity directly to the earth plate by using low-resistance electrical cables.

Volvo Trains Techs for Electric Machines

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment is training technicians for Loxam, a rental company in France, on how to handle electric machines. Loxam has 18 ECR25 electric excavators in its branches.

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.

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.

The State of Electric Vehicles in Construction

Construction Business Owner

The State of Electric Vehicles in Construction. Alex Headley. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 07:30. Each year, we see exciting innovations move from conception to implementation on construction jobsites and in construction businesses.

Homebuyers Split on Preferring Gas or Electric

Pro Builder

Homebuyers Split on Preferring Gas or Electric. When provided the choice between gas or electricity for air heating and cooling systems, cooking, and water heating, today’s homebuyers are fairly split. Electrical. cbroderick. Wed, 07/14/2021 - 11:14.

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Constructech

ZETA is in the news for its endorsement of the Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Act , which was introduced by U.S. Building electric vehicles is only part of the solution, however. Indeed, according to ZETA, electric vehicle supply equipment will boost the U.S.

The UK set to welcome its largest 100% electric, net-zero office

The Constructor

The city of London is set to welcome the country’s largest all-electric, net-zero office in Victoria. The project named 105 Victoria Street.

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.

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.

It's Electric! Motor City Electric Co. is ENR Midwest Specialty Contractor of the Year

ENR Construction

Detroit electrical contractor Motor City Electric Co. is ENR Midwest's Specialty Contractor of the Year

What Should You Not Wear When Working with Electricity?

Work Gearz

Working with electricity is no kids play! Electricity is the most dangerous element of nature and any contact with it with bare skin or inappropriate work gears can be hazardous. Not just bare skin, but wearing the incorrect PPE when working with electricity can prove to be fatal too.

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.

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.

[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.

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.

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.

Liebherr Launches Electric Excavators for Quarry Work in Europe

Construction Equipment

The R 976-E electric crawler excavator, along with the R 980 SME-E, replace the ER 974 B for mine and quarry extraction. The electric excavators are produced by Liebherr-France SAS in Colmar, France, and are not converted diesel machines.

[VIDEO] Volvo Unveils Electric Excavator Concept

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment’s EX03 wheeled excavator is the company’s first electric prototype in the mid-size excavator range. The machine features low noise, zero exhaust emissions, and reduced maintenance needs.