HOUSTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) today announced that it has closed the transaction for the sale of all outstanding membership units of its Premier Services subsidiary to USIC Locating Services, LLC, a subsidiary of USIC, LLC.
Finding utilities buried in the ground so they can be avoided is normally “job one” before any construction project begins. Unfortunately, nine times out of 10, utilities and contractors are faced with the fact that there is no reliable paper record of what has been buried. In some parts of the country, utilities are more than 100 years old, and many utilities have been added or abandoned without being recorded.
One of many fields to undergo phases of disruptive technology and innovation is utility locating technology. In this article, Michelle Goldsmith, a freelance technology journalist,discusses the use of augmented reality with mobile devices to visualize underground assets.
A Rockland County jury convicted the 43-year-old Parklyn Court resident of two counts each of second-degree criminal mischief and first-degree criminal tampering. The jury on Friday found James damaged fiber optic cables, causing more than $13,000 in damage to local phone and cable service.
A transmitter box and tools were stolen Friday while an employee of a utility-locating firm was in the process of tracing phone lines west of Salina, said Saline County Sheriff Glen Kochanowski.... read more
A utility company has sued a power company, alleging property rights violation and breach of duty.
telephone pole electric linesGTE Southwest Inc., doing business as Verizon Southwest, filed a lawsuit March 17 in Galveston County District Court against Texas-New Mexico Power Company and USIC Locating Services, alleging trespassing, negligence and related charges.... read more
EDNEYVILLE — He pulled up in a green 2002 Toyota pickup, not a sleigh, and his tall, lanky physique didn't exactly scream Saint Nick as he shouldered his sack of holiday goodies.
But for the staff at Blue Ridge Humane Society, Kyle Kissmann's arrival Sunday at the animal adoption and rescue center off Chimney Rock Road was like Christmas morning, as he came bearing the gift of hundreds of pounds of dog food. ... read more
Two firms being sued for allegedly causing the 12-hour power outage in August that forced several downtown Aspen businesses to close their doors have designated several parties that may be at fault. ... read more