Miscellaneous

The continuing advances of power hand tools receive much attention, and many are linked directly to lithium-ion battery platforms. Tools are lighter, more powerful for their weights, more productive and easier to use.

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Fluke Corp. announces the "My First Fluke" program, which allows students actively enrolled in technical or vocational schools, colleges, universities, apprenticeship programs or high schools in the United States to purchase one Fluke tool at a 25 percent discount.

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The following is an announcement from Panduit on the passing of its founder, Jack Caveney, Sr. TINLEY PARK, IL (November 15, 2012) – It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of the founder of Panduit, Jack Caveney, Sr.

Nik Wallenda made headlines on June 15 as the daredevil, scion of the famous Flying Wallenda family, walked across a 1,800-foot-long cable suspended over Niagara Falls.

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To find out where the other end of a conduit terminates, squeeze in a couple of ounces of colored carpenter's chalk. Put the shop vac on exhaust, and blow the chalk through the pipe. If conduit terminates at the box, the box will be covered inside with the colored chalk.

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With this issue of Electrical Contractor, we're pleased to introduce a new monthly column.

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Electrical contractors who do office voice/data/video projects are finding that half their work can involve "redoing" rather than "doing."

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The first step in planning entry into the broad and encompassing voice/data/video (V/D/V) market is to identify and define your market niche. No one electrical contracting firm can specialize in all of V/D/V's numerous systems and technologies, especially when starting out.

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Possible deck: The Stoner is close to offering a "soup to nuts" menu of electrical and limited-energy services

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Cable trays were introduced in the United States in the 1940s as a kind of shield and support for power cables.

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