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NECA This Week

November Message from NECA President

Nov 28, 2022

Industry News

Mobile Light Tower Market Expected to Surpass $3.1 Billion by 2031

The global mobile light tower market, valued at $1.9 billion in 2021, is expected to reach a $3.1 billion valuation by 2031. A September 2022 report published by Allied Market Research details the causes and trends leading to the expected 5.2% compound annual growth rate from 2022 to 2031.

Will Big Tech's troubles kill data center construction?

Demand for new data center projects remains strong despite the economic challenges of tech giants such as Meta, Amazon and Twitter, analysts and contractors say.


November Message from NECA President, Kirk Davis

November Message from NECA President, Kirk Davis

Watch NECA President, Kirk Davis, discuss how NECA members play an essential role in keeping the power on at every level! Watch Now

2022 NECA Financial Benchmaker is Available for Purchase

2022 NECA Financial Benchmarker is Available for Purchase

The 2022 NECA Financial Benchmarker Report, a detailed publication presenting an easy-to-understand analysis of key financial data within the electrical construction industry, is now available for purchase in the NECA Store. Using the information within this report, electrical contractors can compare and analyze their own company's financial performance statistics to identify business strengths, weaknesses and more. Member $45, Non-Member $95. More Information

New Online Project Management Class Available

New Online Project Management Class Available

The Schedule: Your Roadmap to Success discusses how electrical project managers can strategically and successfully use the project schedule. Participants will learn how to use lookahead schedules and the critical path method. You can access this course and view all of NECA's online project management training here. More Information


D10 Message from Mike Starner

D10 Message from Mike Starner

NECA's Executive Director of Outside Line Safety, Mike Starner, discusses the importance of protection against cold weather and some tips like developing a written program, providing training, protective equipment and an creating an emergency response plan. Read Now



McWilliams Electric Company Logo

Congratulations to McWilliams Electric Company Inc. for their 100 years of service and 56 years as a NECA member! Recently, McWilliams Electric Company was chosen to decorate and light up the City of Chicago's 109th Annual Christmas Tree. They used 1,200 strings of lights and 16,000 individual light bulbs equaling 5.7 miles of string lights to adorn the Christmas Tree. This annual event was presented by Powering Chicago, a partnership between IBEW Local 134 and NECA of the City of Chicago to promote the unionized electrical industry. Watch the Christmas Tree Lighting below

Christmas Tree Lighting


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LSU Online Virtual Open House
December 1 | 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ET

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December 6 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET

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December 15 - 16 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

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