Day: July 18, 2019

No-Dig Florence releases preliminary program

Taking place in Florence, Italy from 30 September to 2 October 2019 the ISTT’s 37thAnnual International No-Dig Conference and Exhibition, hosted by the Italian Association of Trenchless Technology, will focus on trenchless technologies in Italy and the rest of the world. The four-stream program comprises technical sessions, short courses and industry sessions…read more.

Viasat Wins $49M Verdict Over Fiber Optic Technology

A Southern California jury on Wednesday gave Viasat Inc. every dollar of the $49 million it was seeking in contract claims against Acacia Communications Inc. But it delivered a mixed bag on Viasat’s trade secrets claims following a monthlong trial in northern San Diego County. Superior Court jurors found that Acacia willfully and maliciously misappropriated …

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Fatal gas line explosion in Murrieta a warning for home contractors

Southern California Gas Co. said a huge explosion Monday at a house in Murrieta, Calif., that left a utility worker dead and 15 others injured underscores the dangers of home improvements and construction without following gas safety rules. Cedric Williams, the company’s vice president of construction, said a preliminary investigation shows that a contractor at …

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