NYC announces resiliency plan for Lower Manhattan

Smart Cities News18 Mar 2019by SmartCitiesWorld news team The plan will advance $500 million in capital projects and interim measures to protect the area from the effects of climate change into the next century. New York City (NYC) has announced…

2 Stocks That Will Beat the TSX Index Over the Next Decade

Ambrose O’Callaghan | March 15, 2019 | More on: BAD KXS The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 62 points on March 14. This week, I’d discussed the impressive run the stock market has put together over the past decade. Unfortunately, the…

Member of the Month – Chris Trahan

Hydrovac Nation is proud to announce that our MEMBER of the Month for February is:  Chris Trahan Every now and then you find someone who sets the bar a little higher than most. That someone is Chris Trahan. Hydrovac Nation…

OHIO VILLAGE SAVES MONEY USING COMBINED SEWER CLEANER

March 13, 2019 The village’s new combination sewer cleaner is designed to use jetting and vacuum forces to break up blockages in sewer lines. Like many smaller municipalities, Carrollton, Ohio, works with a tight budget and looks for equipment that can…

OSHA fines Pennsylvania contractor $209K for excavation violations

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA announced on Tuesday that it has cited a Pennsylvania contractor for several excavation-related violations and proposed that it pay a total of $208,560 in fines. Agency investigators said that Etna Construction, based in Warminster, Pennsylvania, exposed…

Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc. has Been Placed Into Receivership

News provided by:  Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc. Mar 11, 2019, 17:20 ET TORONTO, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ – Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc. (“Distinct” or the “Company”) announced that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) has issued an order…

Enbridge files $29.5 million suit over 2017 pipeline spill near Edmonton

JONNY WAKEFIELD – Updated: March 6, 2019 Pipeline giant Enbridge has filed a $29.5-million lawsuit against four companies over a 2017 spill it says was caused by construction on another pipeline nearby. Enbridge’s Line 2A pipeline east of Edmonton breached on Feb.…

A ‘Terry’s Tip’ from Glenn Page at Northern Force Hydrovacs

For this edition of Terry’s tips, one of our great members of Hydrovac Nation, Glenn Page, owner of Northern Force Hydrovacs has sent us a great tip for Terry’s Tips. We love tips sent in from the people that matter…

Trenching safety: OSHA training institute produces free video

March 5, 2019  Baton Rouge, LA — The OSHA Region 6 Training Institute Education Centers recently published a video on trenching and excavation safety. The one-hour video addresses best practices, cave-in protection, resources and other hazards workers encounter in trenching.…

Commission offers ‘safe dig’ event

By Staff Reports – 3/4/19 4:28 PM   The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will have a utility safety day in Columbus on March 20. The event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds, 750 W.…