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Industrial Resources Celebrates 70 Year Anniversary

Posted by Industrial Resources

Nov 22, 2016 1:20:35 PM

Industrial Resources will celebrate our 70-year anniversary Sunday, Nov. 27.

We have been providing state-of-the-art bulk material handling systems and coal preparation plants for our customers since 1946. We are a turnkey contractor that:

  • Designs
  • Engineers
  • Fabricates and
  • Constructs

custom facilities such as overland conveyors, transshipment facilities, material handling systems and preparation plants.

“As president of Industrial Resources, celebrating 70 years in business is a true example of the quality of people we have had within our organization over the years to achieve such a significant milestone,” said Phil Burnside, Industrial president. “Each and every one of our employees has contributed to the success of our business over the years during good times and bad.”

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Topics: 70-Year Anniversary

The Importance of Routine Equipment Inspections

Posted by Industrial Resources

Aug 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Routine Equipment Inspections

Industrial Resources observes that most facility supervisors faithfully complete regularly scheduled maintenance and daily inspections on their equipment. However, it has been found that many facility overseers commonly ignore the quarterly, semi-annual and yearly inspections that are advised by equipment manufacturers for safe and reliable performance. Not to mention, these inspections can result in less maintenance costs and a longer lifespan of equipment.

Some of the most commonly overlooked equipment inspections include:

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Topics: Maintenence

What Does an On-Site Structural Inspection Consist of?

Posted by Industrial Resources

Aug 10, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Structural Inspections

A structural inspection is a neutral evaluation visually assessing the physical structure and foundation of the facility.

Structural inspections help organizations ensure that the structure of their facility does not have any defects or areas that may pose a risk later down the line. This can either be a relief or a headache depending on the findings discovered and identified during the inspection. Either way, it’s highly recommended that the condition and integrity of your structure is not compromised in any way shape or form.

Having the inspection carried out by a professional engineer will increase the likelihood of receiving the most accurate results and recommendations.

What does an on-site structural inspection consist of?  The structural inspection process is divided into 3 stages.

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Topics: Maintenence, safety

What Can an Electrical Contractor do for You?

Posted by Industrial Resources

Jul 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Industrial Resources and West Virginia Electric are your #1 choice for full service engineering, design manufacturing and construction organization. For more than five decades, Industrial Resources has succeeded in thousands of projects including but not limited to electrical systems, installation, automation and custom designed software packages.

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Topics: electrical engineering, West Virginia Electric

New West Virginia Electric President, Frank D'Amico

Posted by Industrial Resources

Jul 13, 2016 11:33:14 AM

Frank D’Amico was recently appointed to West Virginia Electric president.

D’Amico began his career with West Virginia Electric in June of 1969 as an electrician’s helper and was promoted to electrical foreman and then project engineer. In 1979, D’Amico jointed Interstate Fabricators to form Coal Construction Electrical Contractor Company.

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Topics: electrical engineering, West Virginia Electric, Employee News

Advances in Technology:  Computer Aided Drafting

Posted by John Trotto

Jul 6, 2016 2:18:47 PM

Every day advances in technology find ways of making the digital age become a part of our every day lives--with practically everyone owning a smart phone and being connected 24/7 with an endless amount of data via the internet. These advances also change the way a company operates and how it must manage its documents and information.

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Topics: CAD

Who Packs Your Parachute:  A True Story About Charles Plumb

Posted by Phil Burnside, President

Jun 29, 2016 9:15:39 AM

About Charles Plumb

Author Unknown

Charles Plumb was a US Navy jet pilot in Vietnam. After 75 combat missions, his plane was destroyed by a surface-to-air missile. Plumb ejected and parachuted into enemy hands. He was captured and spent 6 years in a communist Vietnamese prison. He survived the ordeal and now lectures on lessons learned from that experience.

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Topics: Success

New President of Industrial Resources, Phillip E. Burnside

Posted by Industrial Resources

May 31, 2016 9:11:34 AM

Phillip E. Burnside was promoted to president of Industrial Resources, Inc., June 1, 2016.

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Topics: Employee News

Jerry Karr Appointed as New Vice President of West Virginia Electric

Posted by Raymond Perr, PE

May 25, 2016 8:53:39 AM

Jerry Karr has been hired as new vice president of West Virginia Electric

West Virginia Electric is pleased to announce and welcome Jerry Karr as Executive Vice President to further strengthen the company's experience and ability to provide engineering, automation and installation of electrical systems to the energy and aggregate industries. 

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Topics: West Virginia Electric, Employee News

AISC Welding, Painting and Record Precedures

Posted by Ryan Morris

Apr 20, 2016 1:20:50 PM

Here at Industrial, we are a member of the AISC and have to adhere to strict guidelines to comply with their membership protocol.

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Topics: AISC