Technology in Construction: Choosing and Implementing Solutions

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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In Part I of this three-part series, which was published in the May 2020 issue of POWER and titled “Technology in Construction: Predicting and Adapting to Change,” recent trends in technology adoption

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Is Vogtle Nuclear Expansion on Schedule? CEO Sounds Confident

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 21:05:11 +0000

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“We still expect to meet the November regulatory-approved in-service dates for both Units 3 and 4,” Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning said during the company’s first quarter earnings call on April 30. The in-service dates he was referring to are November 2021 and November 2022 for Units 3 and 4, respectively, at the Vogtle nuclear […]

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Regulator Conducts Skype Inspection for Nuclear Power Project

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 14:09:25 +0000

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Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), which regulates the nation’s nuclear power industry, completed a scheduled inspection of RAOS Project via Skype due to quarantine and travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. RAOS Project is a subsidiary of Rusatom Energo International, a division of Russia’s state atomic energy corporation Rosatom. RAOS Project is […]

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Vogtle Workforce Reduced by 20%, but Other Projects Strong in March

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 15:03:28 +0000

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The COVID-19 outbreak and efforts to halt the spread of the virus are having a real impact at the Vogtle nuclear expansion construction site, but project starts elsewhere were robust in March. Cutting Workforce Due to COVID-19 On April 15, Georgia Power announced in an 8-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that […]

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World’s First: Zero Emission Electric Construction Site

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:29:10 +0000

electric excavatorEven in cities like Oslo, Norway, which is typically thought of as progressive and “green” here in the ‘States, more than 20% of the total CO2 emissions comes from heavy-duty construction equipment. That’s a huge number, and you can bet that older, less regulated machines in other major cities are even worse. That fact has motivated the authorities in Oslo to enact laws that say all new, public buildings must be built with “fossil-free” construction machinery

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CASE 580 EV | Project Zeus Promises Quieter Job Sites

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 03:30:56 +0000

Project Zeus | CASE 580 EVCASE is calling its new machine “Project Zeus,” and it’s the industry’s first electric backhoe loader. And, according to CASE, it offers levels of power and performance that are equivalent to similarly sized, diesel-engined backhoes in the market while producing zero “tailpipe” emissions. Even better: it does all that at a fraction of the operating costs of the ICE options

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