The collection and analyzing of data about accidents damaging the nation’s underground utilities is significantly helping efforts to develop and implement programs to protect underground facilities, Robert Kipp, president of the Common Ground Alliance (CGA), said in a presentation at the 2013 UCT Show in Houston in late January.
PFERD has extended their COMBIDISC program with the new COMBIDISC A-CONTOUR. Unlike the previous COMBIDISC tools, the CONTOUR abrasive discs have an innovative scalloped-edge pattern which allows for a perfect finish without fear of cutting in or gouging the metal.
Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment topped 13 percent in 2012 compared to the previous year for a total $26.7 billion, with South America and Asia reporting the weakest gains, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), citing U.S. Commerce Department data it uses in global markets reports for members.
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