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Fla. Utility Upgrades Communications System

Florida Power & Light (FPL) is upgrading its communications system for field employees. The utility is partnering with Florida-based Harris Corporation to upgrade its legacy analog radio communications system.

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New York Power to Install 300 EV Charging Stations

New York Power Authority will build the charging stations with the option to provide installation and networking services. The utility can also offer infrastructure and services to governmental customers at lower rates and favorable financing terms.

Photo courtesy of Bulldog


Hydraulic and DC Electric Winches

The line of cost-effective winches is armed with features ready for any task including, being lightweight and flexible, having a weight capacity ranging from 2,500 to 18,000 pounds.


EUFMC Sets Theme for 2017 Conference

Recently announced, this year's conference theme is "Providing Educational Value to Utility Fleet Professionals."

HyPower IM is currently available for Class 5 Chassis, such as Ford, Dodge/Ram, and GM trucks, used with Terex Hi-Ranger telescopic aerial devices, such as the LT, LTM, and TL series aerial devices. (Photo courtesy of Terex)


Terex HyPower IM

HyPower IM is an idle mitigation and cab comfort solution that provides similar benefits as the HyPower Hybrid System, including reduced fuel usage and reduced exhaust emissions.

More than 20 backhoe buckets were painted for the cause and dozens of service technicians will help spread awareness of breast cancer throughout the month. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Gas of Ohio)<br />


Columbia Gas of Ohio Paints Bucket Trucks Pink

You just might see pink construction equipment if we're doing work in your area during the month of October. In Eastern and Northeastern Ohio, Columbia Gas of Ohio crews painted their backhoe buckets pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Truck and Van News: ATA and 2017-MY Updates

This week, OEMs announce more details for its 2017 models and truck news comes from the ATA Conference in Las Vegas. Also, Ford and Mercedes-Benz issue recalls for their popular van models.


Fla. Utilities Get to Work As Hurricane Matthew Moves North

The National Hurricane Service downgraded the hurricane to a Category 2 storm at 5 p.m. Friday, reporting maximum winds of 110 mph. The Center also discontinued all coastal warnings south of Volusia County, and utilities in Florida have begun restoration efforts.


New York Power Authority, GE Sign Agreement

GE Power announced an agreement with the New York State Power Authority (NYPA) to provide software that will monitor, analyze, and enhance the performance of NYPA electricity generating assets across its 16 generating facilities and electricity transmission network.


Natural Gas Utility Tests Larger Trailers

Fairbanks Natural Gas in Alaska is upgrading to larger trailers to transport liquefied natural gas to its customers. The utility first ran a pilot program using the custom-made trailer last fall, which has a 13,000-gallon capacity and can hold 30% more gas than traditional LNG trailers.


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