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  1. Utility vehicles: All-Terrain Tree Trimmer

    Utility vehicles: Jarraff’s 4-wheel tree trimmer comes with several different tire options for a wide variety of transmission and distribution line ROW maintenance applications. These options range from small all-terrain tires to large, heavy-duty log-skidder style tires. The 4-wheel drive Jarraff offers minimal maintenance and a low ground pressure. Travel time is significantly reduced with this model. Specifications: • Maximum cutting height: 75 ft. • Rotation: 360 degrees on turntable • Upper controls: 2 four-way joysticks • Traveling length: 41 ft. 6 in. • Boom: Non-conductive telescoping fiberglass • Saw: Specifically designed, 24-in. diameter, 3200 rpm • Engines: Deutz 97 hp, four cylinder, air-cooled, turbo diesel; Tier III Cummins liquid cooled, 130 hp, electronic controlled • Fuel capacity: 45 gallons, approx 2 gallons per hour • Coloring options: Custom color coating • Winch: 20,000 lb winch, 150 ft. of 5/8-in. cable included • Push blade: 8 feet, hydraulically controlled • Hydrostatically driven • Operates off all quadrants without outriggers Unsurpassed Quality and Craftsmanship Ingenuity, innovation and experience go into every Jarraff All-Terrain Tree Trimmer. From the smallest hydraulic seals to the 75-foot boom, every machine is constructed with unsurpassed quality and craftsmanship. The means you can expect outstanding performance in the field whether its standard tree trimming and cutting or transmission and distribution line clearing. Clearly in Control: Operator Cab While the cab offers a dynamic operational range, it is also ergonomically designed to provide the user optimal comfort and control. Two four-way joysticks allow the operator to maneuver and position the boom and saw blade effortlessly. Clearly and simply marked instruments provide the operator precise fingertip control to move in any desired direction. The articulating cab offers a dynamic range of operation. It allows the operator to tilt 40 degrees in each direction with the boom during operation. And the telescopic boom extends up to 75 feet with a 90-degree range of motion, providing unmatched cutting height. For more information about Jarraff or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.  

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    Wed, 7 Dec 2016

  2. Analyst: Doubtful Trump will interfere with renewable energy boom

    Don’t expect a big “pivot” away from the national push toward renewable energy

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    Wed, 7 Dec 2016

  3. Helicopters used to conduct forestry inspections in JCP&L power transmission line corridors

    Foresters from Jersey Central Power & Light Company will take to the sky to conduct helicopter inspections of power transmission lines beginning July 1 as part of the company's annual vegetation management program.

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    Fri, 1 Jul 2016

  4. Hearing on for Oct. 30 for James River power transmission line

    The Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a public hearing for Oct. 30 in Williamsburg on a proposed high- power transmission line across the James River. 

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    Tue, 6 Oct 2015

  1. 725-MW CPV Maryland Project to Go Commercial by Feb. 1, 2017

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  2. Maryland combined cycle gas plant to go commercial in February 2016

    The company said this facility, called the CPV St. Charles Energy Center, is expected to commence commercial operations on or before Feb. 1, 2017

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  3. Alstom supplies world's longest power transmission line

    Alstom delivers the first of 28 transformers  it will supply for the Rio Madeira project, which upon completion will be the longest power transmission line in the world, measuring over 2,375 km long.

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    Wed, 3 Apr 2013

  4. Minnesota's utilities commission approves cross-border hydroelectric power transmission line

    The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission gave its unanimous approval for the proposed Great Northern Transmission Line last week, largely clearing the way for the 500 kV connector that will allow for the import of Canadian hydroelectric power into the United States.

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    Mon, 29 Feb 2016

  5. Idaho power transmission line plan tries to avoid private property

    A proposal for two high-voltage transmission lines crossing southwestern Idaho that faced opposition from private property owners has been altered to instead cross more of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area.

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    Mon, 28 Mar 2016

  6. Bend man fights proposed power transmission line near Oregon Trail

    An Oregon man has enlisted the aid of a group of environmental lawyers in his campaign to prevent Idaho Power Company from building a power line across the Oregon Trail. 

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    Wed, 28 Oct 2015

  7. Parsons Brinckerhoff wins National Grid deal

    Global professional services consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed by the UK’s National Grid to provide power transmission services on a range of energy projects across England and Wales.

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    Thu, 1 Dec 2016

  8. Power Cable: Girl's death reveals risks of obsolete Detroit power lines

    The electrocution of a 12-year-old Detroit girl has exposed a new risk in a city that's turning the corner nearly two years after emerging from bankruptcy: miles of obsolete power lines that could fall from poles and turn deadly.

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    Fri, 2 Dec 2016

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