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Celebrating the Line Trade

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Rural Co-ops Respond to Service Calls During Pandemic, in Pictures

Power cooperatives in rural areas are front-line, essential workers who sometimes have fewer resources than major utilities, but they have the same task.


In the News


Dominion Navigates Crisis Within a Crisis

How Dominion Energy managed a restoration effort during a pandemic.

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Alliant Energy Restores Power After Derecho

As of Aug. 18, 10 p.m., power had been restored to nearly 225,000 homes and businesses.

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American Wire Group Delivers Supplies to Utilities in Their Time of Need

Following the recent derecho, the supplier delivered nine trucks of wire to help with the restoration effort.


Safety and Training

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Company Offers Electrical Hazard Awareness Training Online

North American Training Solutions provides both virtual group and self-paced individual courses to safeguard workers in the utility and construction industries.

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Cherokee Nation Career Services Begins Lineman Training Program

Training is broken up between the classroom, training grounds, and internships.


Tools and Techniques

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Buckingham Manufacturing Launches New Products for Linemen

The new products include a rigging kit, fall protection harnesses and a lightweight rescue system.

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Milwaukee Tool Introduces New Overhead Crimper and Radio for Utility Industry

The company launched the M18 FORCE LOGIC 6T Pistol Utility Crimper as well as a new job-site radio with a charger.


Life on the Line

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Spotlight on the Line Trade: Ray Knott of OPPD

As the son of a lineman, Ray Knott, a troubleshooter for OPPD, enjoys the tradition of line work.

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Lighting the Way for Linemen

When the power goes out we know we can rely on our nation’s linemen to strap on their boots and march into the elements to get our electrical service back online. More often than not, that means battling wind, rain, snow and ice and doing so in the dark. In those conditions, light that can be dynamically directed where it is needed, when it is needed is an essential tool for safety and productivity.


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