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New Mexico One Call Inc. (NMOC), the statewide “Call Before You Dig” organization, has become the first 8-1-1 call center in the United States to receive ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2008 certification for quality management.

New Mexico One Call Inc. (NMOC), the statewide “Call Before You Dig” organization, has become the first 8-1-1 call center in the United States to receive ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2008 certification for quality management.

The city of Omaha, NE, is set to begin a $200 million project to install new infrastructure that will replace old sewer lines, which could mean as much as 2,000 jobs.

Construction software developer HCSS recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the company’s founding at the annual HCSS user’s group meetings in Houston. More than 750 HCSS customers and the company’s 115 employees noted the milestone during the meetings at the Hilton Americas Hotel in downtown Houston.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Justice Department, California Water Boards and San Francisco Baykeeper have announced a stipulated order that will settle a Clean Water Act enforcement action against seven municipalities in the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD).

In January, Michels Corp. hosted a pipe coating research and development demonstration at the company’s headquarters in Brownsville, WI. Michels invited three pipe-coating companies to demonstrate and test the difference and quality between fusion-bonded epoxy (FBE) and liquid polymer.

Most Consent Decrees addressing combined sewer overflow (CSO) related violations have been approved by the federal courts. However, the Northern District of Ohio U.S. District Court rejected a recent CSO decree proposed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) involving the city of Akron, OH.

The recent American Pipe Line Contractors Association annual convention held recently at the scenic Grand Del Mar in San Diego, CA, drew another near-record attendance.

In the warm confines of Key Largo, FL, the Power & Communication Contractors Association recently held a highly successful 2011 annual convention.

Matt Timberlake, President, Ted Berry Trenchless Technologies LLC

Pipe bursting, like many technologies today, has its own set of lingo or jargon which often times makes it difficult to understand for someone new to the industry or without a lot of direct experience with the technology.

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