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Dominion Energy Virginia and Denmark-based energy company ├śrsted recently took significant steps forward in the development of Virginia's first offshore wind facility. Dominion Energy filed with Virginia's State Corporation Commission (SCC) for approval to build the two 6-megawatt turbines and grid infrastructure needed to connect the facility to the coast.

Commercial Web Services (CWS), a division of Dominion Enterprises, has introduced a dealer maintenance iOS app that allows dealerships to upload inventory images and access inventory data via iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. This product will accommodate growing technology trends as well as the busy lifestyles of dealers.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A state board gave final approval June 25 to Dominion Virginia Power’s proposed $1.8 billion coal-fired power plant in the far southwestern corner of the state. The 5-0 decision by the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board includes conditions intended to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide and mercury.

The people at Dominion Equipment Parts are happy to be based out of Virginia. And the Virginia Chamber of Commerce reciprocates the sentiment. Dominion this year was named among the chamber’s “Fantastic 50,” a list of the fastest-growing companies in the state.

Dominion Equipment Parts LLC has opened warehouse facilities in Dallas, Texas, and Cincinnati, Ohio. “Our goal is to provide next day delivery for more of the customers we serve,” said Buck Seymour, vice president of Dominion. “Our customers have come to rely on Dominion for quality, selection and price.

Dominion Equipment Parts unveiled its over-the-tire tracks in February at the auctions in Florida. The newest component to the Virginia-based company’s line-up, the tracks allow contractors to take skid steers places they never could before, said Spokesman Chip Bukoski.

The Mid-April Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) held its annual spring meetings in Richmond, VA, on April 17 to 19. The meetings were well represented by all aggregate producers in the region, which provided an excellent opportunity for producers to educate themselves in seminars.

America is known for its size: the size of its cars, the size of its people and the size of its construction equipment. Over the years, though, the global marketplace has shifted to smaller, more compact items, and big iron has been no exception. In 1998, two brothers from Virginia, Ronnie and Ken Byrd, recognized a growing compact equipment market in the United States and founded an equipment company that distributed the smaller Yanmar products.

The Virginia State Department of Transportation (VDOT) has plans for making highway improvements throughout the state. Several projects on the VDOT’s docket are: • Springfield Interchange Improvement Project Phase 5, Capital Beltway Widening I-495, Capital Beltway, between I-95/395 and Heming Avenue Bridge, from 8 to up to 18 lanes and rebuilding three bridges (Heming Avenue; Backlick Road; bridge over Northern-Southern RR tracks), as well as realigning the ramp from I-395S to I-495W.