New product announcements: 11/11/2009 Corded Drill: Good Power for a Small Size The Milwaukee 0240-20 ⅜-in. Corded Drill is the company’s first offering in the ⅜-in. drill category, and is intended for small-diameter drilling and fastening applications. The drill is powered by an 8-amp motor and has a zero-to-2,800-rpm variable speed. It features an all-metal gear case, keyless chuck and soft-grip handle with a clamshell-style plastic housing. Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.; 800-729-3878; www.milwaukeetool.com Mobile Crane Sensors: Bright The iVISOR Mentor E165 system is a load indicator and proximity sensor for mobile cranes that lack integrated feedback displays. The EI65 can
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.