May 2022 Vol. 77 No. 5



Jean-François Bolduc Named President of LOGISTEC Environmental Services Inc.

Jean-François Bolduc was named president of LOGISTEC Environmental Services Inc. and SANEXEN Environmental Services Inc., part of Montreal-based LOGISTEC Corporation.

Editor's Log

Fiber Comes Home

The inexorable wave of fiber to the premises continues its march across America and indeed, much of the world. And to my delight, fiber is finally arriving at homes in my suburban community.



Latest industry developments

Washington Watch

Russia Concerns Loom Over FERC and EPA Anti-Pipeline Efforts

Pipeline companies had already been pressing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hard, prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, to rethink its two new policy statements on greenhouse gas emissions and pipeline certificates.


Manufacturing Background Leads Arrow to Contracting Success

With the pandemic and other market factors, Arrow Trenching diversified into wind and solar work, while maintaining relationships with customers in oil and gas.

Track Trenchers Provide Competitive Advantage for Contractors

Two Texas contractors doing different applications of work have found adding track trenchers to their fleet has kept them ahead of schedule and on budget.

Trenching Electric Conduit in New Mexico

When soil conditions are right and disturbing the ground’s surface is acceptable or not an issue, trenching is the fastest, most economical way to make underground installations.

Microtrenching: Faster, Cost-Effective Solution for Fiber Installation

Microtrenching can provide a faster, cost-effective method for installation, particularly in congested urban areas. It offers contractors the best of both worlds: the efficiency of traditional techniques with the simple clean-up of a trenchless application.

Spotlight: Manhole and Pipe Coatings

Spotlight: Manhole and Pipe Coatings

First Look

Crawler-Mounted Vac Designed for Challenging Ground Conditions

Ring-O-Matic has introduced two crawler-mounted vacuum excavators for use in areas where truck- and trailer-mounted units are unable to travel, said Tony Bokhoven, Ring-O-Matic director of sales and business development.

Rehab Technology

Manhole Rehab Project – It’s Part of the Plan

Proactive Approach Provides Long-Term Solutions for Idaho Sewer District

New Products

New Products

Latest industry developments

Tech Tips

Moving PACP Data Between Systems

After many successful Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP) inspection projects end, there is a large amount of collected data that some PACP-certified professionals, engineers and utility workers do not understand.