Day: September 3, 2020

CenterPoint Energy offers tips to avoid natural gas disruption during Hurricane Laura cleanup

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) – CenterPoint Energy is offering some natural gas safety tips for customers that are cleaning up after Hurricane Laura so they can avoid natural gas leaks and service disruptions. Before cleaning debris or digging on your property you should call 811, the nationwide Call Before You Dig number, to locate underground …

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Reducing Underground Utility Damage during Construction

The $10 trillion global construction industry is facing a crisis. For many of the world’s advanced economies including Japan, Germany, U.S., South Korea, and U.K., construction productivity has been stagnant or even declining. Historically, investment in research and development by the construction industry has been very low compared to other industries. However, 2018 was an …

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Calls mount for Germany to rethink Nord Stream 2 pipeline after Navalny poisoning

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced growing pressure on Thursday to reconsider the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will take gas from Russia to Germany, after she said Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Soviet-style nerve agent. Merkel said on Wednesday that Navalny, who is being treated in a Berlin hospital, …

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