Industrial Resources - News

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

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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

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

About Industrial Resources:

Industrial Resources has over 200 combined years of service in the mineral industry. Our greatest service is the ability to produce in situations where others were unable to. We are proud to design and build projects on schedule and within the customers' budget.

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