By: Jennifer Rice, Fox Valley Labor News WARRENVILLE — As DuPage County’s business community has prospered and grown — its need for electrical contractors and services has grown along with it — and PowerForward DuPage has emerged to create business opportunities for area electrical signatory contractors. Formerly known as the NECA-IBEW 701 LMCC, PowerFoward DuPage […]
Preferred Electric, a single source provider for both electrical and low voltage services, is proud to be part of the construction team at the Adventist Cancer Institute in Hinsdale, Illinois.
According to OSHA (www.osha.gov), electrical contractors paid nearly one and a half million dollars ($1,428,094) in fines during a one year period, October 2013 through September 2014. This is double the amount of fines paid over that same period of time just two years ago (2011–2012). Enforcement is up! And fines are much more intense. […]
J.J. Jones Electric, a full service and technology contractor, recently completed electric and low voltage work at the new Art Van Furniture Store in Downers Grove.
Little Friends, Inc., a private non-profit based in Naperville, Illinois, received extensive amounts of emergency tools, manpower, material and equipment from Meade Electric and IBEW Local Union 701 after learning of massive repairs were immediately needed at their adult day services facility located in Downers Grove.
Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers, accounting for 291 of the 828 construction fatalities recorded in 2013. So far through March 2015, 44 workers have fallen to their death (all industries). These deaths are preventable!
There has always been a difference between experiencing a sporting event live and in-person and watching it on the television. Each has its benefits: At a stadium, you get the excitement of experiencing the triumphs and tragedies of the game with thousands of like-minded fans, while television offers depth and clarity to the event, as […]
Voted Chicago’s Coolest Office in 2014 by Crain’s Chicago Business, Titan Electric was the electrical subcontractor for FCB Chicago’s new headquarters. Relocating to the John Hancock Building on Michigan Avenue, this 167,000 square foot renovation occupies five floors of the historic building. Being one of the largest advertising agencies in the world, with offices in over […]
Celebrating its grand opening this past summer, Titan Electric was part of the $25 million interior and exterior transformation for Le Méridien Chicago – Oakbrook Center. Located in Oak Brook, IL, directly adjacent to Oakbrook Center, the 10-story building serves as a hub for both business and leisure. Acquired by Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., […]
By: Paul A. Satti, CHST As of January 1, 2015, new rules will go into effect that will impact how and what employers need to report to OSHA if an injury happens on the job. These revised recordkeeping rules includes two key changes: First, the rule is now based on the North American Industry Classification […]