Month: June 2019

Drivers told to avoid Morehead St., Freedom Dr. area while water main break repaired

Charlotte drivers are being asked to avoid the intersection of West Morehead Street and Freedom Drive while repairs are made to a water main break that was reported late Sunday afternoon. Charlotte Water, the city’s water and sewer utility, said the repair and reconstruction of the road could take several days. Detours will be in …

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American Gas Association advocates greater pipeline safety

The American Gas Association (AGA) is urging federal officials to take greater measures to ensure pipeline safety. In recent testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy AGA Vice President of Operations and Engineering Services Christina Sames expressed there is little in the discussion draft released last week accomplishing the goal …

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NASTT looking for Executive Director

The role is responsible for directing the operations of NASTT, while reporting to the society’s Board of Directors. To fill the full-time position, NASTT is looking for a candidate with outstanding leadership, communication, management and administrative skills, as well as experience in the underground infrastructure industry…read more.

Trench Safety Stand Down Educates Workers About Trenching Hazards

Trench and excavation operations are among the most dangerous jobs in the construction industry, according to United Rentals, which is participating in trench safety educational events during the 2019 Trench Safety Stand Down Week from June 17-21. These events will help organizations and their workers advance knowledge about trench hazards and safe work practices in …

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