Considering the state of the economy, results from Underground Construction’s 12th Annual Municipal Survey reflected surprising optimism among city personnel across the United States. Understandably nervous and cautious about 2009, municipal personnel expect their funding levels to decline somewhat, though still remain near 2008 levels.
Vermeer is introducing a new laser-guided, grade-control pipe installation system that the company says has several design features not available on other on grade equipment currently available in North America.
The Michels Corporation is celebrating its 50th year in business in 2009, marking its evolution from a small contractor specializing in gas pipeline construction to one of North America's largest, multi division utility contractors.
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has acquired worldwide rights to commercialize a new patented Zero Discharge Desalination (ZDD) technology developed at the University of South Carolina by ZDD Inc.