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August 11, 2017

Lineman in ICU After Boom Disconnects from Truck

The journey lineman was working at a jobsite when the boom arm of his bucket truck detached from the vehicle. Wenker sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

August 10, 2017

W.Va. Utility Moves to Facility with More Space for Fleet

Mon Power (W.Va.) has moved to a new service center with more enclosed space for its fleet after a 2016 flood swamped the old center's outdoor storage yard.

August 10, 2017

Thermal Tablet Cover

Gamber-Johnson's thermal cover keeps tablets warm and dry, making it ideal for use in cold warehouses or outdoors in snow and rain.

August 10, 2017

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Saves with Auxiliary Power System

Using Volta's Electric Auxiliary Power System, OG&E workers can operate equipment with the engine off for a greener operation, a quiet service, and a more efficient fleet.

August 8, 2017

All About ICUEE: 'The Demo Expo'

The International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) is coming to Kentucky in October and promises to be the premier event for utility and contractor fleet professionals.

August 7, 2017

Benefits of Telematics in Vocational Truck Fleets

Optimizing productivity, reducing downtime, increasing efficiency, and ultimately keeping drivers safe are just a few ways a telematics solution can help benefit vocational truck fleets.

August 7, 2017

DICA to Introduce New Outrigger Pads, Product Updates at ICUEE

DICA will introduce Cavity Pad Plus outrigger pads and reveal design updates to ProStack interlocking cribbing at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE), to be held Oct. 3-5 in Louisville, Ky.

August 3, 2017

CICB to Host Crane Training at ICUEE 2017

Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau announced it will host Articulating Boom Crane Operator preparatory training at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in October.

August 3, 2017

Telematics in Vocational Truck Fleets: Utility Operations

The utility fleet industry is very labor intensive and often must help during emergency situations or during times of severe weather. Telematics can help keep a utility fleet going where it needs to be.

July 31, 2017

Utility Professionals Invited to Comment on New Construction Standards

The Construction Services voluntary standard has been developed by the Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance to support utilities with identifying sustainable practices in the area of construction services.

July 27, 2017

Boom Truck Knocks Down Power Poles

More than 1,000 Northern California residents were left without power for nearly 24 hours after a city-owned utility truck hit power poles.

July 27, 2017

JLG Opens East Coast Parts Distribution Center in Atlanta

JLG anticipates the additional distribution center to improve parts availability, provide quicker delivery times, and lower freight costs.

July 24, 2017

Texas Utility Starts Drone Pilot Program

The pilot program will cost $35,000 and is expected to take about a week to complete. Video from the drone will be analyzed to identify loose connections, leaking oil, rust and deterioration, and any hot spots.

July 17, 2017

Bobcat 200 Air Pak

The Bobcat 200 Air Pak can provide compressed air, electrical power and welding capabilities — all while the work truck’s engine is turned off — and uses less fuel than any work truck’s engine, delivering savings on fuel costs.

July 17, 2017

AEM Updates Digger Derrick Safety Manual

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has updated its Digger Derrick Safety Manual, which features information on lifting, pole setting, digging operation, calculating load capacities, and personnel platform safety.

July 14, 2017

Va. Utility Worker Dies from Electrocution

A lineman for the City of Danville, Va., was responding to a power outage in an elevated bucket truck when the accident occurred.

July 14, 2017

Ameren Donates Bucket Truck

The 2006 Ford F-550 bucket truck is valued at $7,800, and will be the village’s only aerial truck.

July 14, 2017

GTC-600 Telescopic Boom Crawler Crane

The Tadano Mantis GTC-600 features a four-section, 118.1-foot main boom, plus a 58.1-foot bi-fold jib.

July 14, 2017

Articulating Multi-Purpose Truck (AMT)

ARDCO released the next generation Articulating Multi-Purpose Truck (AMT), featuring a modular back-end platform that offers the flexibility to customize the vehicle to suit any work environment, from urban construction projects to extreme off-road jobsites.

July 10, 2017

L125 Load-Sense Valvue

Muncie Power’s new L125 post-compensated, sectional, load-sense valve is suitable for the utility, agriculture, snow, and ice and refuse markets in addition to specific applications such as truck-mounted cranes, forestry cranes, and plow and spreader functions.

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