Vactor Manufacturing, producers of sewer and catch basin cleaners, industrial vacuum loaders and vacuum excavators featuring innovative technology and custom configurable designs, announced the expansion and improvements of the company’s primary manufacturing facility.
Designed for contractors and utility engineers, the Ditch Witch 2450GR ground penetrating radar system is instrumental in utility mapping efforts. Ideal for urban planning, void and sinkhole detection, concrete detection and locating underground storage tanks – the 2450GR locates cables and metallic and non-metallic pipes in one pass at depths of up to 19.7 feet and provides fast, clear images with its 5.6 mph survey speed and digitally controlled radar. 800.654.6481, ditchwitch.com
FERC "pipeline" Commissioner Phillip Moeller held a workshop on Sept. 18, to explore the possibility of the commission, on its own or through a third party, setting up an online trading platform for the nomination and confirmation of pipeline deliveries of natural gas.
Underground Construction and Pipeline & Gas Journal’s worldwide pipeline survey figures indicate that 118,623 miles of pipelines are planned and under construction. Of these, 88,976 represent projects in the planning and design phase; 29,647 miles reflect pipelines in various stages of construction. Almost 32,000 miles of pipeline are currently being planned for North America.
Tarlton Corp., a St. Louis-based general contracting and construction management firm with 2013 revenues topping $170 million, has hired Scott Hensley as project manager for the firm’s hydro excavation services group.