New product announcements: 06/24/2009 Milwaukee’s New High-Tech Tools Will Test Market’s Loyalty With its newly created test and measurement division, Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. has officially declared war on longtime supplier Fluke Corp. and hopes to grab a significant share of this roughly $1-billion market. It also would enable its parent, Hong Kong-based Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd., to move into an entirely new category. The inaugural line, which launches in August, will test the loyalty of professional builders, electricians, heating-and-cooling technicians and remodelers. Brookfield, Wis.-based Milwaukee has been at it for more than a year with several former managers it recruited
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.