utility & construction trends and technologies HELPING CONTRACTORS GROW THEIR BUSINESSES Growing from Within: How Michels Corporation Has Solidified Their Position As a Top Energy and Infrastructure Contractor Article, 11/20/2020 11:00:00 PM Creating a Culture that Celebrates Employee Success and Partnering with Customers is KeyWhat started out as a regional gas distribution contractor in Brownsville, Wis., has... Continue Reading How the Right Software Can Upgrade Your Bidding Process Article, 11/12/2020 11:00:00 PM Bidding is critical to the success of every construction company. An accurate bid can make the difference between a good job and a bad one. Estimate too high and your bid won’t... Continue Reading Utility Vegetation Management Best Practices Article, 10/30/2020 10:00:00 PM Trees are a leading cause of electric outages in the United States with an annual economic impact exceeding $100 billion. A small percentage of those outages are caused by trees... Continue Reading Should I Rent or Buy Trench Shoring & Shielding Equipment? Article, 10/20/2020 10:00:00 PM Here are some considerations to help you decide when trench shoring or shielding equipment is needed, how to weigh the costs between buying or renting and ensuring your... Continue Reading Horizontal Directional Drilling: Equipment and Technology Advances Article, 10/16/2020 10:00:00 PM Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) was developed to solve the problem of installing underground products in areas with challenging conditions such as urban settings, river... Continue Reading Aerial Devices: Technology and Operator Feedback Driving Flexible Controls, New Safety Systems Article, 10/9/2020 10:00:00 PM As more advanced technology continues to be incorporated into aerial devices, added safety features are becoming almost undetectable by the equipment operator.“We’re trying to... Continue Reading Pipeline Rehabilitation: Choosing the Right Method for Your Next Project Article, 9/21/2020 10:00:00 PM When it comes to pipelines, the average person just flushes the toilet or drains the dishwater from their sink at home and doesn’t think twice.“The water just goes away and no... Continue Reading The Best Electrical Lineman Work Gloves Article, 9/9/2020 10:00:00 PM The best electrical lineman work gloves provide the necessary level of shock and cut protection, while also enhancing user comfort, dexterity and overall productivity. Here's... Continue Reading Trenchless Technology Offers Key Benefits Over Open-Cut Construction Methods for Underground Infrastructure, Says Murphy Pipelines Article, 9/9/2020 10:00:00 PM The underground infrastructure in North America is in decline. A surge in economic growth in the 1950s boosted the construction of underground infrastructure. The pipelines are... Continue Reading Utility Contractor Offers 7 Lessons in Entrepreneurship Article, 7/10/2020 9:00:00 PM Going from selling directional drill rigs and underground equipment to running your own utility construction business requires a big leap of faith and a lot more. Scott... Continue Reading Displaying results 31-40 (of 54) |< < 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 > >| For editorial questions or requests, please contact Jordanne Waldschmidt, content marketing manager (email@example.com; 414-520-0659).