January 2013: Construction Outlook

 

With doom and gloom being the predominant message regarding U.S. manufacturing these last few years,...

While Congress is preoccupied with sorting out financial issues, President Obama’s re-election is not likely...

The National Electrical Code requires that cabling must be removed if it isn’t properly tagged...

In 2012, you could have felt hopeful about the economy on any given day. Some...

In October, 20 exhibitors at the 2012 NECA Show in Las Vegas received Showstopper awards....


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| January 2013
in our industry, accidents often involve electricity. Beyond the risk of shock and electrocution, electricity generates extreme heat and arc flashes, which can cause fires.

| January 2013
Let’s look back on the topics my column has covered over the past year and test your understanding. My answers to these questions appear at the end of this column.


| January 2013
When it comes to new construction of the electrical infrastructure within a facility, the National Electrical Code (NEC) is the most common source of rules and regulations wit

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| January 2013
The handheld power hammer drill is a basic electrician’s tool that is two drills in one—a conventional drill for working in wood and soft materials and a hammer drill for dril

| January 2013
Recently, the question arose about using cords for temporary wiring. It was interesting to watch the reaction and response.

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