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Thomas Fuller Golden, 69, passed away suddenly on Aug. 12 from complications related to cancer.

In an effort to avoid filing the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, officials in Alabama’s Jefferson County extended until mid-September talks with creditors holding $3.14 billion in debt incurred after officials borrowed money to fix their troubled sewer system and then entered into a number of complicated and corruption-laced refinancing deals that backfired in 2007 with the mortgage lending crisis. Those schemes also resulted in the conviction of a number of local officials and businessmen.

Each year, Underground Construction randomly chooses a lucky winner to receive a cash prize of $500, just for completing its Horizontal Directional Drilling Survey.

CentriPipe – centrifugally cast concrete pipe – is designed for corrosion protection and complete structural renewal of storm and sanitary sewer pipe between 36 inches and larger in diameter.

In June 2008, a 16-inch-diameter cast iron water main ruptured in Daytona Beach, FL. The main, one of three that service nearby barrier islands and beaches, was 61 years old.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has picked up the pro-union cudgel from Democrats in Congress. In the last session of Congress, Democrats had tried and failed to pass the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) which would have expanded union organizing rights.

Editor’s Note: This is the first of three articles focusing on the current state of manholes, manhole assessment and manhole rehabilitation. Part two will be published in the August.

A "must have tool" for a professional branch-line reinstatement finish, the Dancutter DC-70 Flex is ideal for small pipe diameter rehabilitation.

Sharewell LP has introduced a new internal shock-absorbing tool that permits the use of an air hammer with a wireline steering tool for horizontal directional drilling projects.

Raven Lining Systems’ newest addition to the AquataPoxy family is environmentally friendly AquataPoxy SuperFlex, and as the name implies, it is a flexible coating.

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