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The Mobilair M100 features the Sigma Profile rotary screw Airend, heavy-duty Kubota diesel engine and a high capacity cold-start battery. The fully weatherproof canopy and wide-opening gull wing doors allow quick access to all components for easy servicing and also reduce noise levels.

The Kaeser Mobilair M100 portable compressor produces 375 cfm and features the Sigma Profile rotary screw airend, heavy-duty Kubota diesel engine and a high capacity cold-start battery. The fully weatherproofed canopy and wide-opening gull wing doors allow quick access to all compartments for easy servicing and also to reduce noise levels.

Kaeser Compressors’ M57 Mobilair portable compressor — winner of RER’s 2004 Innovative Product Award — is available as a stainless steel package. This specialized M57 has stainless steel gull wing doors for corrosion resistance and long life under severe environmental conditions.

Ybor, “the city with a past,” is getting a new roadway. Not only is it expected to make travel easier, it should be quieter with aesthetically pleasing noise walls built to match the historic ambiance of the city. As a result, the surrounding neighborhood will have more green space and larger medians, which could spark a return to enjoying the outdoors for Ybor residents.

Simon Property Group Inc. and Park Place Entertainment Corporation, parent company of Caesars Palace, have announced plans for the Phase III expansion of The Forum Shops at Caesars. The 200,000-sq.-ft. (18,580 sq m), three-level expansion will extend from the existing Phase I structure to the Las Vegas Strip, adding an array of upscale specialty retail tenants and several new restaurants.

The plan to widen Route 31 and update the Route 31 bridge that spans the Erie Canal in the Town of Perinton, Monroe County, NY, calls for something new but with respect for what’s old. “We’re installing a special four-lane truss structure to maintain the aesthetics of the original canal bridge,” explained Terry Luzier, project superintendent for Sealand Contractors Corporation in Rush, NY.

One of the last bills to pass George W. Bush’s 1999 Texas Legislature deregulated the state’s electricity markets. Now two years later, new competitors are getting in gear to take advantage of the new open markets. AES Corp. of Arlington, VA, is just one of these companies.

AES Corp. said it had begun construction of the $300 million, 730 megawatt, AES Wolf Hollow power plant in Granbury, TX, 30 miles southwest of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The natural gas fired plant will supply 350 megawatts of electricity under a 20-year power purchase agreement with a major U.S.