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Deadly explosion in Maine

A building exploded this morning in Farmington, Maine, killing one firefighter. Here’s what we know so far: Where it happened: The fire department was responding to a report of a gas smell at the newly renovated LEAP building when it exploded…read more

Thomas C. Young Joins PelicanCorp as VP Sales for the United States, Canada and Mexico

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PelicanCorp, a global leader in the One Call damage prevention industry, today announced Thomas C. Young as VP of Sales, North America, as they strengthen their investment in the Canadian, U.S. and Mexican essential infrastructure protection markets. A Co-Chair and active member of regional and national committees for underground damage prevention, Mr. Young …

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Workers deal with second main break near Aventura Mall

AVENTURA, Fla. – After a wastewater main break disrupted traffic on William Lehman Causeway for about a day, police officers were dealing with another main break nearby in Aventura on Saturday afternoon. The second damaged pipe was near the place where a 24-inch sewer line ruptured on the causeway Thursday night. The damage disrupted traffic between …

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William Lehman Causeway May Be Closed For Days Due To Sewage Main Break

AVENTURA (CBSMiami) – The William Lehman Causeway is shut down due to a sewer main break. However, county officials say they hope to open 2 eastbound lanes to traffic late Friday night, finish repairs on Saturday and fully re-open the Causeway on Saturday. The break in a 24-inch sewer main line caused a hole in …

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Grand Rapids Excavating Company Must Cease Operations Following OSHA Violations

An excavating company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, must pay penalties of more than $509,000 and cease business operations for “serious violations” of trenching and excavation standards. Kamphuis Pipeline Company reached a settlement with OSHA after a series of inspections in 2017 found that the company repeatedly exposed employees to trench cave-in hazards while workers were installing …

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We need to reauthorize the nation’s pipeline safety law

Before I was elected to Congress in 1986, I worked for President Reagan and learned the importance of finding bipartisan solutions to the challenges facing the nation. President Reagan worked across the aisle with the Democrats who held the House throughout his entire presidency. He always fought for what was right — regardless the party. And when the people of southwest …

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