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Vactor Showcases Vacuum Excavator Concept

Vactor offered a preview of its HXX vacuum excavator concept to gain feedback from customers and industry professionals at ICUEE in Louisville, Ky.

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Ameren Illinois Opens CNG Station

On average, Ameren Illinois vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas can drive 200-400 miles before refueling, reducing fuel costs by about $2 per gallon compared to diesel.

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La. Utility Worker Dies from Electrocution

The contract worker was in a bucket truck when he came in contact with an exposed power line.

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How Fla. Utilities Teamed Up for Irma Restoration

After Hurricane Irma hit the State of Florida earlier this month, utilities worked together to restore operations across the state.

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Terramac to Unveil New Model at ICUEE

The new crawler carrier unit accommodates a wide variety of support equipment for utility applications and can be easily loaded onto a tag trailer and hauled by line trucks from job site to job site.

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Five Southeastern Natural Gas Utilities Merge

Natural gas utilities Alagasco, Laclede Gas, Missouri Gas Energy, Mobile Gas, and Willmut Gas have merged operations, now serving customers under the name Spire.

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Eaton Partners with Geotab for IntelliConnect Software

IntelliConnect gives fleets advanced notice that a vehicle may be having an issue, and the new features are now available on the Geotab Marketplace as an integrated solution to help fleets better manage their assets.

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Terex Hands-On Training Attracts Global Attendees

This year, 36 people from Australia, Chile, El Salvador, New Zealand, Trinidad, and the United States (including one from Hawaii), participated in equipment operation tasks at Terex Utilities' training headquarters.

BC Hydro delivers electricity to 95% of British Columbia’s population. Its Fleet Services business unit manages approximately 3,100 assets, providing maintenance and support services at five facilities throughout the province. Photo: Chevin

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Canadian Utility BC Hydro Adopts Chevin FleetWave

BC Hydro has adopted FleetWave to meet flexible reporting capabilities, quick and effective analytical means, and access to key performance indicators over the complete lifecycle of vehicles.

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Versalift to Unveil New Products and Services at ICUEE

Versalift will introduce new additions to its line of aerial lifts, cable placers, and digger derricks at this year’s International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), as well as a new service program.

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