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The April issue of Underground Construction has devoted several pages of information regarding the rather frightening history of pipe installations unwittingly intersecting existing pipe, commonly referred to as “crossbores.”

On Feb. 26 the Federal Communications Commission granted petitions of Chattanooga, TN, and Wilson, NC, giving the municipally-owned broadband providers in those communities the freedom to provide high-speed internet service beyond their city limits.

The Cordless Duct Slitter is powered by a Makita 12V lithium-ion battery, and is engineered to cut slits at precise depths on conduits, ducts and innerducts.

Plains All American Pipeline L.P. announced plans to construct two new Delaware Basin pipelines and related gathering systems to expand its existing Blacktip station and to construct a 20-inch loop line from Blacktip station to Wink, TX.

The compact Grundodrill 4X is designed for residential service, small diameter water main installations, last mile operations, and gas pipeline applications, offering 9,800 lbs. of thrust and pullback.

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment ended 2014 with a 13.2-percent drop compared to 2013, with a total $17.26 billion shipped to global markets.

Follow utility excavation best practices to help save lives and avoid property damage. That’s the underlying message of a new industry safety awareness and education campaign.

POLIFAN CURVE is a flap disc designed for grinding fillet welds.

Reduced/zero tail swing excavators by Case, Bobcat, John Deere Construction, Doosan, Hitachi, Caterpillar, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas and Volvo.

The Cross Bore Safety Association (CBSA) is preparing a report titled Leading Practices for Cross Bore Safety to address underground utility crossbores, a continuing issue that affects utility providers, contractors and the general public.

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