Industrial Resources - 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

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

West Virginia Electric Celebrating 70 Years

Posted by Denny Toothman

Apr 20, 2016 12:43:15 PM

West Virginia Electric is celebrating an accomplishment that few companies share as they observe seventy years in business April 3.

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Topics: West Virginia Electric

Denny Toothman to Retire as West Virginia Electric President

Posted by Denny Toothman

Apr 20, 2016 12:30:23 PM

Denny Toothman, who has served as the West Virginia Electric president since 2003, will retire from that position in June.

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Topics: West Virginia Electric, Employee News

New Engineering Intern to Start May 2

Posted by J. Boyd Rankin

Apr 20, 2016 12:25:08 PM

The Carnegie Office is pleased to announce that we are adding an engineering intern to the staff.

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Topics: Employee News

Small Job for Safety Reasons

Posted by Delbert Davis

Apr 20, 2016 12:11:22 PM

Access to Electrical Storage Area

Recently a client requested we install a set of steps to access an electrical storage area where for years they had used a ladder. When called upon, our estimation department reviewed the site and gave an estimate on engineering, detailing, fabrication and labor.

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Topics: Project Updates

The Advantage of Using a Turnkey Company

Posted by Mike McCorkle

Apr 19, 2016 10:28:05 AM

The Advantage of Using a Turnkey Company    

A large proportion of industries have chosen to perform their capital investment projects by hiring out engineering, fabrication and installation using different contractors for each service. The coordination efforts are then up to the owner’s management staff, who may not have much contracting experience.

There are often many issues that arise between engineering, fabrication and installation companies in this process. Many of these issues could be eliminated along with minimizing coordination effort by using a turnkey company, such as Industrial Resources and West Virginia Electric.

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Topics: Design Build Contractor

3 Important OSHA Standards

Posted by Asa Coplin

Apr 19, 2016 10:24:58 AM

Production is more satisfactory when safety is involved.  Companies that focus on large steel fabrication, steel erecting and electrical work on a job, have many hazards that follow.  Here are 3 important OSHA Standards and how abiding by them will result in increased production: 


  • Cranes & Derricks (Annual Inspections)

  • Record keeping

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Topics: safety

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