Day: April 10, 2019

Rescue crews sift through rubble after Durham explosion leaves 1 dead, 17 injured

Search-and-rescue teams are sifting through the rubble after an explosion Wednesday morning in downtown Durham left one person dead and 17 people injured, officials said. Durham firefighters responded to a 911 call about an odor of gas in the 100 block of N. Duke St. at about 9:38 a.m. and then contacted Dominion Energy, Fire …

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Gold Shovel Association Appoints Cheryl Campbell As Its New Executive Director

The Gold Shovel Association (GSA) announced today that its board of directors has appointed Cheryl Campbell as executive director of its Gold Shovel Standard (GSS) program. The GSS program works to eliminate damages to underground infrastructure through adoption of damage prevention safety management systems and use of metrics to improve performance.…read more.

It’s time to bring pipeline safety into the 21st century

The United States’ emergence as a global energy superpower would not have been possible without America’s extensive natural gas pipeline network. Approximately 300,000 miles of transmission pipelines carry natural gas safely to market, where it generates electricity, heats homes, powers American manufacturing and is exported to allies and trading partners abroad….read more.