November 2012: Tools and Equipment


The June 29, 2012, derecho storm, which traveled from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic,...

Large corporations and general contractors have evaluated the safety programs and performance of subcontractors—including...

Are you still using spreadsheets and file folders filled with project documents to manage...

Serious concerns may remain about the U.S. economy and how economies and events in...

With lighting and communications technology evolving rapidly, lighting manufacturers are under pressure to determine...

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| November 2012
Recently, OSHA released some startling statistics: it only takes one second to hit the ground from a height of 16 feet, and more than half of the fatal falls in construction a

| November 2012
Energy users and managers in central and eastern Maine who would like to use clean-energy sources can soon benefit from the first ocean energy to reach the electrical grid in

| November 2012
This year will cap an impressive string of environmental feats for one auto manufacturer.

| November 2012
The need to upgrade the nation’s aging grid infrastructure has become more apparent. Fortunately, utilities and public officials are up to the task.

| November 2012
A good client summoned me to investigate an accident that occurred when a maintenance electrician was replacing a 30-ampere (A), bolt-in circuit breaker.