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Requirements to Become an AISC Certified Fabricator in West Virginia

Posted by Industrial Resources

Aug 2, 2017 4:30:23 PM

Certification, quality control, safety and accountability...these are  four words that Industrial Resources lives by as an AISC Certified Building Fabricator. 

A recent on-site audit conducted by Quality Management Company, LLC., a third party company arranged by AISC, resulted with zero deficiencies and confirmed that Industrial Resources, Inc. is maintaining their AISC Quality Control Program to the level and standards as required by AISC.

Ron Prettyman stated that Industrial’s audit was one of the best he had ever conducted and congratulated all personnel within the organization.

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Topics: AISC certified

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

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

Industrial Resources Hires New Mechanical Engineer

Posted by Industrial Resources

Apr 20, 2016 1:10:22 PM

In May, Industrial's Fairmont office will welcome Alex Wallace as a new employee.

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Topics: Employee News

Is it Time to Upgrade to an Overland Conveyor?

Posted by Industrial Resources

Mar 23, 2016 3:47:09 PM

Keep it Moving

Conveyors & Efficiency

For over a century, belt conveyor systems have minimized the need for human labor in the aggregate industry.

Despite the clear and long-term cost advantages to belt conveyor systems, for some reason truck haulage is still an industry favorite.

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Topics: Bulk Material Handling, overland conveyor

AISC Certified Steel Fabricator in West Virginia

Posted by Industrial Resources

Nov 10, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Industrial Resources is one of three companies in West Virginia that is AISC certified.

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Topics: Fabrication