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Andreas Hüttemann, Qualified Engineer Director, R&D/Quality Management, Karl Weiss Technologies and Brian Mattson, Business Development Manager, GTI

During the World Gas Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in June 1997, representatives of U.S. gas utilities asked members of Karl Weiss Technologies, Berlin, Germany, whether they could develop a special fabric hose rehabilitation system for gas services featuring 90 decree elbows.

Stephen Barlas, Washington Editor

Members of Congress are raising concerns about the prospective failure of cities and counties to spend appropriated stimulus funds for wastewater and drinking water projects, a concern top Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials say is justified.

Robert Carpenter, Editor

This December brings one of the most disconcerting periods we’ve ever faced as an industry. There are so many factors impacting the underground infrastructure market that it is hard to grasp all the implications, let alone find solid direction for which to set course in 2010.

Case Construction Equipment is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its skid steer loader by announcing the winners of three new Case 430 skid steers and other prizes in a live webcast 1 p.m. Central on December 14.

A team from Tarlton Corp. installed a temporary diversion around a portion of a 96-inch influent pipe--believed to be only the second 96-inch diversion yet completed in the United States.

Stephen Barlas, Washington Editor

A Senate climate change bill passed in early November by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will probably be pushed aside by a version more acceptable to Republicans and moderate Democrats.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

For the first time in its nine-year history, demonstrations will be part of the RehabZone at the 2010 UCT Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition, better known simply as UCT.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Hobas Pipe USA is celebrating 25 years of providing corrosion resistant Hobas pipe made of centrifugally cast fiberglass reinforced polymer mortar (CCFRPM) for sewer and water system pipeline infrastructures in North America .

The County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, California, has awarded a contract to SAK Construction of CA LP for the Los Coyotes Water Reclamation Plant Interceptor Sewer Rehabilitation Phase II project.

Trent H. Ralston, 71, passed away on Nov. 9, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH.
Ralston was founder and president of TRB Specialty Rehabilitation Inc. in Gambrills, MD, and held patents relating to a robotic sealing device.

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