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Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

The Gas Technology Institute (GTI) has developed a Certified Operators Technician Training Program to introduce students to the natural gas industry and combat future labor shortages.

Gas Technology Institute (GTI) has recently received notification of awards totaling nearly $7.7 million for six new projects aimed at improving industrial energy efficiency, productivity and competitiveness.

Stephen Barlas, Washington Editor

Sewer and drinking water funding has been a back burner issue in Washington for the past decade, as local infrastructure needs have come to a boil. But the economic stimulus package Congress will pass will include substantial funds for water infrastructure.

Robert Carpenter, Editor

It’s hard to believe in the future when every day you are told that the future is bleak. At least that’s the story we’re being bombarded with by national media. But the recent strength of the annual Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition was a refreshing breath of optimism and hope in an otherwise environment of despair.

Vance Arthur McNeil, of Pipeline Machinery International, passed away Jan. 5 after a brief battle with cancer.

Gas Technology Institute (GTI) and CrystaTech have executed a five-year agreement for the development of several new clean energy technologies at GTI’s 18-acre R&D facility in Des Plaines, IL.

The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) announced findings from its fourth annual Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Report, which calculated approximately 256,000 underground utility damages for 2007, a figure significantly less than the original estimate provided in 2004.

According to new employment and business forecast figures released by the Associated General Contractors of America, an estimated two-thirds of the nation’s non-residential construction companies plan to cut payroll.

The water war between North Carolina and South Carolina may soon go before the nation’s highest court.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

The city of Huntsville, AL recently completed one of the largest sanitary sewer chemical root control projects in the country.

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