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Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) posted record numbers at its 2011 Annual Meeting and CGA Excavation Safety Conference & Expo held March 8-10 in Orlando, FL.

Southwest Texas Water Resources (STWR) released a white paper summarizing more than two years of scientific research on the Southwest Texas Water Project (STWP).

HDD Broker Inc., has been acquired by Vermeer Corporation, a leader in HDD and other underground construction equipment manufacturing, as of April 18.

A new, independent non-profit organization is tasked with developing and administering a sustainability rating system for North American infrastructure—the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). The organization was founded by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Smart digging always means calling 811 before every job. Digging without calling can lead to severe consequences including harm to those who dig, costly damages to underground infrastructure and utility service disruptions.

A new report prepared by EnSys Energy for the Department of Energy Office of Policy and International Affairs finds that the Keystone XL pipeline would help reduce U.S. imports of foreign oil outside North America.

The Northeast Trenchless Association (NTA) elected 2011 board members at their recent annual meeting.

What do you call a job that requires four different pipe jacking pits to install a new 72-inch sanitary sewer pipe? While that may sound like a standard job, the reality was much different.

Smartphones, 3G and 4G networks are everywhere, offering wireless subscribers virtually instant access to data and electronic communications from anywhere at any time.

Thanks to the scores of recently developed mobile devices and applications -- as well as the introduction of new ones seemingly on a daily basis -- the demand for mobile data is skyrocketing.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s water infrastructure congressional appropriations are destined to sink, maybe like stones, this year. Republicans and some Democrats want to severely cut the appropriations for both the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds in fiscal year 2011, which started last Oct. 1.

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