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5th Graders Spot Gas Leak And Potentially Save Lives

GREENSBORO, N.C. — We’ve told you about a handful of gas leaks lately. The biggest, caused a major explosion in downtown Durham last week. One person died and several others are still in the hospital recovering. Then we told you yesterday about evacuations at Florence elementary in High Point and a building at North Carolina …

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Construction workers trapped in collapsed trench die from injuries

WINDSOR, Colo. (KKTV) – Two workers were killed after a trench collapsed at home construction site in Windsor Tuesday. Rescue crews worked for hours to reach the men, who were trapped more than 10 feet down. The men survived the initial collapse, and at one point workers were about to get specialized equipment to one …

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Pipeline Safety Update

On April 11, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a notice and request for comments on an information collection to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that would increase the geospatial data that operators of gas transmission pipelines, hazardous liquid pipelines, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities submit to …

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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.