Feb
    23
    DEWALT has introduced two new lasers
    DEWALT has introduced two new lasers, Green Cross Line Laser (model DW088CG) and Green 3 Spot Laser (model DW083CG), bringing together the additional visibility of green laser technology with durable over-molded housing for electricians, framers, plumbers, remodelers and contractors taking on a variety of leveling and layout applications. DEWALT® Green Cross...

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    Feb
    22
    TRIP Reports: Driving on deficient roads costs West Virginia motorists a total of $1.4 billion annually
    WEST VIRGINIA TRANSPORTATION BY THE NUMBERS:   Meeting the State’s Need for Safe, Smooth and Efficient Mobility Ten Key Transportation Numbers in West Virginia   $1.4 billion Driving on deficient roads costs West Virginia motorists a total of $1.4 billion annually in the form of additional vehicle operating costs (VOC), congestion-related delays and traffic crashes.   $647 TRIP estimates...

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    Feb
    20
    DEWALT® Charlotte Manufacturing Plant Celebrates Production Of Its 10-Millionth Tool
    DEWALT® Charlotte, NC manufacturing plant celebrated a significant milestone this past week, as the professional tool brand’s 10-millionth tool rolled off the production line. Company executives were on hand to build the 10-millionth tool – a 20V MAX* XR Lithium Ion Brushless 3-Speed Hammer Drill (DCD996P2). Across its seven U.S. manufacturing...

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    Feb
    20
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    * On again… off again… * On again… off again… DOT/FHWA’s reporting requirements for the federal highway system, announced as final in the FR last January, were stayed last week by DOT “in accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff,...

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    Feb
    13
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    * Last December the Army Corp of Engineers published a draft rule that would update and formalize how water supplies are controlled and managed at Army Corps reservoir systems, formalizing a somewhat uneven regulatory process for the last 60 years or so. On the front lines: cities, potable water, commerce,...

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    Feb
    06
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
      * President Trump signed an Executive Order “Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects.” The EO seeks “to streamline and expedite…all infrastructure projects, especially projects that are a high priority for the Nation.” Process isn’t quite clear. First, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has 30 days to...

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