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Nashville Yards

10 Big-Money Construction Projects for 2023

Feb. 10, 2023
Even in what could be a down year for the construction market, there’s still a surprising number of billion-dollar projects underway or on the drawing boards.

EC&M Asks Video — Tips for Determining the Correct Amount of Labor Hours

Nov. 30, 2023
In Episode 25, Don Kiper covers another popular reader-submitted question on electrical estimating best practices.
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How State Infrastructure Can Support Microgrid Support and Development

Nov. 30, 2023
Report reveals most U.S. states and territories are not prepared for the robust build-out of microgrids
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E-J Electric Announces Acquisition of Lowy & Donnath

Nov. 29, 2023
The acquisition will expand the experience and expertise of E-J on the eve of its 125th anniversary.
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ABC Construction Backlog Indicator Falls Sharply for Small Contractors, Increases for Large Contractors in October

Nov. 28, 2023
The backlog indicator has reached its lowest level since Q1 of 2022.
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Housing Proposal Activity Plummets in 3rd Quarter

Nov. 16, 2023
See the latest results of PSMJ's 3rd Quarter Market Survey.
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Industrial internet of things

Weatherproof Ethernet Connectors and Cabling for Outdoor Applications

Nov. 16, 2023
What installers should look for in technology that connects Ethernet to smart devices in outdoor and IIoT settings

Nonresidential Construction Employment Increased in October

Nov. 14, 2023
See the latest construction job numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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ESFI Releases Building Owner Electric Vehicle Survey Results

Nov. 10, 2023
The survey's goal was to identify safety gaps related to emerging technology.