In February, when Summit Natural Gas of Maine began providing natural gas to Gardiner, ME, businesses and residents who until then had relied on propane or heating oil, it was only part of a much bigger story.
North America’s energy revolution is alive and well was the message at Pipeline & Gas Journal/Underground Construction/Pipeline News’ 10th annual Pipeline Opportunities Conference held March 25 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
Firms in the business of repairing and replacing culverts need to look no further than the next job to discover potentially complex and unique situations, especially when unpredictable water and vehicle traffic are involved. For crews at a fast-growing Canadian construction firm, the greater the challenge the better.
In 2016, NASSCO will celebrate its 40th year of setting standards for the assessment and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure. As we look forward, we also look back to those who have made significant contributions and have impacted the continued acceptance and use of trenchless technologies. This month’s story features Jack Doheny, founder of the Jack Doheny Companies. It is the second installment in a series of articles exploring the history of NASSCO through the eyes of industry leaders:
Protecting the nation’s buried utility infrastructure is a continuing challenge for utility providers and the contractors that maintain and install the new pipes and cables needed to keep pace with growing demands of business and residential users.
What’s one of the biggest barriers to maintaining the nation’s water infrastructure? Adequate funding, of course – many municipalities struggle to find enough resources to support their maintenance projects. But there’s another obstacle and it’s related to asbestos.