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Rebuilding Oregon's Pacific Crest Trail on Tough Terrain

It's no easy task rebuilding nearly 23 mi. of transmission line in the challenging terrain of Oregon's Pacific Crest Trail. Just to access the $45.7 million project, linemen must endure an hour-long hike or be flown in by helicopter....


Excavator Blamed for Island-Wide Blackout in Puerto Rico

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on April 18 as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria. Officials said an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line....


AEP Texas Rebuilds Transmission Line

AEP Texas announced it will expedite the rebuilding of a vital power line in the Coastal Bend area that was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. The Aransas Pass-Port Aransas Transmission Line Rebuild Project components include:Rebuilding approximately 8.1 mi....


Dominion Energy to Help Rebuild Electric Grid in Puerto Rico

More help is on the way to rebuild the ravaged energy grid in Puerto Rico. Dominion Energy Virginia announced Dec. 26, it is preparing to send restoration workers and equipment to accelerate ongoing restoration efforts on the island through the mutual aid process....


Transource Power Line Works Through Approvals Process Before Construction Begins

Transource Energy LLC must overcome some regulatory roadblocks before it can begin building a proposed high-voltage power line between Shippensburg, Pa. and Ringgold, Md. The project must be approved by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) and the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) before construction can begin....


Xcel Energy Crews Complete Work on Electric Loop

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) Xcel Energy said construction crews have wrapped up work on another segment of a transmission line that makes up a new power loop around one eastern New Mexico community. The utility announced that it has energized a 10-mi....


DSI Relies on Gregory Poole Equipment Company

Directional Services Inc. (DSI), a full service licensed electrical and utility contractor, has been serving customers from Hope Mills, N.C., and the surrounding area since 2005 by performing horizontal directional drilling, power line utility work, commercial electrical work and solar farm construction....


ART Project Speeds Ahead on Old Route 66

A $119 million Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) project will culminate with an 8.8-mi. electric-powered bus line with 20 stations on Central Avenue, formerly a portion of Route 66 that runs through New Mexico's largest city....


Volvo CE Unveils 100% Electric Compact Excavator Prototype

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its latest concept machine – known as the EX2 – to industry specialists, policymakers, the media and academics at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit on Tuesday May 16th....







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