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Armstrong Appointment

Mike Fischer promoted to Commercial Director, Global Building Business Armstrong Fluid Technology has promoted Mike Fischer to Commercial Director, Global Building Business, reporting directly to the CEO, Todd Rief, per a December 20 company press release emailed to Electrical Apparatus. Fischer joined Armstrong in 2020 as the Commercial Director for the USA and Latin America, bringing over 30 years of […]

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Putting Energy in Reverse

Cars powering buildings, not the other way around Part of the proverbial “rEVolution” is the continued push to find reliable power sources for the vehicles that will facilitate the much-desired energy transition. With innovation ever-evolving, of course researchers devised a method for doing things the other way around: a new pilot project in Colorado aims […]

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Debate Over Deaths

ASSP concerned about BLS report on workplace fatality numbers A dispute is afoot between one of the country’s prominent trade organizations and a government bureau. It comes as the world population experiences more death than usual, and it concerns workplace fatality data.  The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the world’s oldest professional safety organization, […]

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Panhandle It!

Central Moloney adding new facility, jobs in Florida In a news release yesterday, Central Moloney, Inc. announced what it called “its most exciting endeavor since becoming an employee-owned company over two decades ago.” The transformer manufacturer, based in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, has formalized plans to establish a brand new manufacturing facility in Bay County, Florida. […]

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Geothermal Alliance

Texas “energy transition” group harbors a number of Oil & Gas giants Part of the “Green Wave” (shoutout to Tulane sports) is denoting which companies are still making that transition, and noting what effect longtime oil and gas companies still have on the market. With this in mind, one of the most intriguing of all […]

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Let’s Visit the Market

Checking in on the much-hyped EV motor market as we enter the new year The “Electric Vehicle Motor Market by Other 1 (MPR, HPR, and LPR) and Geography (APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA) – Forecast and Analysis 2021-2025” report was added to Technavio’s offering January 5. Report producer Technavio is ISO 9001:2015 certified. In this […]

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Longview on Leaks

$475 million settlement reached for Louisiana firm Shocking as it sounds, the longest-running oil spill in American history clocks in at over 17 years. We’ll get into the parameters—which are certainly arguable—in a second, but that astounding number hasn’t gone unnoticed for its duration; in fact, it recently led to a $475 million settlement. According […]

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Bittersweet for Bartlett

Longtime employees honored, new faces begin the new year EA would like to take some time today to acknowledge changes at one of our longtime advertisers. Bartlett Bearing Company, Inc., a bearing and parts distributor founded in 1951, announced in December the retirement of several longstanding Bartlett employees and welcomed members to its Finance and […]

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Bullhead by the Horns

Arizona pumps, wells stopped due to motor issues; maintenance comes to aid In what could be viewed as a microcosm of the country’s widespread infrastructure issues, an Arizona utility encountered a bevy of shortcomings with its pumps, wells, and other components during a recent review of its water systems. The resulting actions serve as a […]

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3D Housing Completed

Habitat for Humanity, Alquist, Ferguson finish holiday project for Virginia family Habitat for Humanity has built a strong reputation as one of the more capable community nonprofit organizations since its founding in 1976. This holiday season, it meshed that ethos with innovative technologies by implementing additive manufacturing (known to most as 3D printing) for one […]

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