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Celebrating the Line Trade

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Top of the Line

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Community Heroes: Lineman Training Program Gives Back

The Linemen Training Insitute of the North East donated to a local food pantry and offered a new student scholarship to provide assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.


In the News

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Energy Erectors Continues Substation Construction and Upgrades for Xcel Energy

The Power for the Plains project is improving the reliability of the grid across New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma.

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EC Source Rebuilds and Upgrades AEP Transmission Lines in Texas

The 69 kV line stretches 40 miles between two substations in San Antonio.

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Public Utility Commission of Texas Posts Line Inspection and Safety Reports

All utilities owning or operating transmission or distribution assets in Texas must now make new filings.


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Eversource Upgrades Electrical System in Connecticut

The essential work under the energy company's COVID-19 pandemic plan improves reliability for customers.

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America Loses 594,300 Clean Energy Jobs During Pandemic

An analysis of data shows 850,000 more job losses are expected by June 30.


Safety and Training

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Early Skilled Trades Training Prepares Students for Essential Jobs

Two studies show support for high school trades education, according to Harbor Freight Tools for Schools.

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Terex Utilities Releases Tech Tip for Disinfecting Digger Derricks and Aerial Equipment

Here are some strategies for cleaning equipment following a work shift during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Tools and Techniques

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T&D World and Utility Products Open Entry Process for 2020 Top Tools of the Trade

Entries are due on July 10, 2020, for the third annual competition, which honors product excellence in the electric utility industry.

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AI System Prevents Power Outages by Predicting Asset Failures

iPredict alerts utilities when underground assets will fail, providing time to fix issues prior to a power outage.


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Buckingham's Tough Rope Now Available in Black

The rope features an energy-absorbing nylon core.

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Kenzen Launches Body Heat Sensor System for Worker Safety

Smart PPE patch monitors and relays real-time stress indicators to protect workers against heat injuries and death.


Life on the Line

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Spotlight on the Line Trade: Neal Corwin of Utility Line Construction Services

Line work runs in the family for Neal Corwin, who also has a brother in the line trade.


IBEW Reaches Goal for Masks for Lineworkers During Pandemic

Thank you to T&D World subscribers and other supporters, the IBEW now has enough masks for its lineworkers on the front lines.


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