Tag Archives: contractors

McCormick Place Debate

Alternate care facility shutting down, leading to questions of necessity Big news from EA‘s local front. McCormick Place, Chicago’s prized convention center and one of the largest in the world, had been used as an emergency hospital over the past month but is now being deconstructed to its original layout. The converted building was housing […]

Continue reading

L&S Adds Garber to the Team

Garber Electric bought by L&S, combining two industry stalwarts in Midwest  Two Midwest-based industry stalwarts, well-versed in the world of electrical repair and maintenance, are now part of the same team. Look out, heartland! Garber Electric, the Ohio-based contractor, was bought by L&S Electric, the well-known Wisconsin-based repair operation you may have seen in the […]

Continue reading

Four-Pronged Approach

Superior Plumbing & Heating acquires sheet metal company What do a sheet metal company, a plumbing operation, an underground contractor and an electrical repair company have in common? Usually not a lot—unless they’re in Salina, Kansas and are all owned by The Superior Group. This is one company that has figured out the benefits of […]

Continue reading

NECA Tech Workshops

3-days of topics including a non-profit’s new learning system The National Electrical Contractors Association will offer a three day schedule of technical workshops at its annual convention, to be held at Boston Convention & Exposition Center, October 8-10. All of the presenters represent NECA2016 exhibitors, but the workshops are intended to be more than typical […]

Continue reading

Blacklist of Grievances

The DOL’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order is finally here, for better or for worse Wednesday was a dreaded one for a lot of manufacturers. It marked the finalization of the DOL’s Executive Order No. 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, originally signed back in July 2014. Under this “Blacklisting Rule”, federal contractors are required to […]

Continue reading