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If you are interested in reducing cross bore risk associated of all types of utilities, this is the best opportunity to get involved.

Save the Date! The UCTA South/Central Texas Chapter will be hosting its first annual fundraising Clay Shoot at the San Antonio Gun Club on Friday, June 5, 2015.

Members of the International Pipe Bursting Association, a division of NASSCO, held their annual meeting in January at UCT 2015.

Vac-Tron first took shape in October of 1994 when Don Buckner founded American Manufacturing and Machine, Inc., out of his garage with his son, Donnie Jr. Forged from their desire to “make something better” — the “virtual manufacturing” company relied on subcontractors to build and sell pumper and septic-tank trucks across the U.S.

In February, the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas filed a paper with the Federal Communications Commission that demonstrates how fiber is the fastest, most reliable, resilient and cost-effective way to deliver broadband.

Surveying members of the Construction Personnel Executives Group, FMI reports: “24 percent of respondents will be unable to bid more work and 32 percent will experience slow growth if their companies cannot reasonably meet the need for skilled labor and tradespeople.”

On Feb. 26 the Federal Communications Commission granted petitions of Chattanooga, TN, and Wilson, NC, giving the municipally-owned broadband providers in those communities the freedom to provide high-speed internet service beyond their city limits.

Plains All American Pipeline L.P. announced plans to construct two new Delaware Basin pipelines and related gathering systems to expand its existing Blacktip station and to construct a 20-inch loop line from Blacktip station to Wink, TX.

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment ended 2014 with a 13.2-percent drop compared to 2013, with a total $17.26 billion shipped to global markets.

Follow utility excavation best practices to help save lives and avoid property damage. That’s the underlying message of a new industry safety awareness and education campaign.

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