Construction Equipment: ARS709 Hydraulic Puller for Underground Pulling Applications

Line construction: Condux Tesmec’s ARS709 hydraulic puller is for a wide range of underground pulling applications including power transmission and distribution cable installation.

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Electrical Tools: Kit Helps Installers Cut, Strip, Crimp Telecom Cables

Utility tools: IDEAL Electrical offers a kit that allows telecom installers to forego the cost of purchasing several different hand tools to cut, strip and crimp low voltage cables, plus have a ready supply of IDC connectors on-hand for their next job. Read more >

Handheld Voltage Detectors

Voltage measurement: HD Electric's Handheld Voltage Detectors consist of the LV-5 Stray Voltage Detector and the VP-1 Voltage Probe. These handheld voltage detectors are used to detect voltages starting at 5 Vac.

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Line Construction: Material Handling Attachments

Construction equipment: The DECKHAND product line by LaValley Industries brings a new level of flexibility and load control to material handling attachments.

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Six-ton Pistol Grip Crimping Tool

Utility equipment: Greenlee / A Textron Co., has added to its line of crimping tools with the 6-ton Pistol Grip, model EK622PLU. This crimping tool offers the ergonomics, intelligence and accountability that is found in all Greenlee Gator crimping prod... Read more >

Utility vehicles: RTF230 Rubber Tire Mulching Tractor for Vegetation Management

Vegetation management: Fecon Inc. offers the RTF230 Rubber Tire Mulching Tractor, a four-wheel drive, four-wheel steer machine that lends itself to very good tractive and handling capabilities.

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Safety products: Tree trimmer safety, operation and maintenance


Line maintenance: Now available from Jarraff Industries: The Jarraff Safety, Operation & Maintenance Program

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Construction equipment: Download HDD bore information directly to mobile phones, tablets

07/30/2015 Utility equipment: Subsite Electronics, a Charles Machine Works Company, introduces the new TSR mobile software to download horizontal directional drilling (HDD) bore information from Subsite TK HDD guidance systems directly to...
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Work light: Illuminator SYLED2880S work light lights the way


Safety lighting: Superior Signals Inc. (SSI) is now offering the Illuminator SYLED2880S Series LED work light.

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Fall prevention: Safety device prevents fall hazards, trip hazards


Safety equipment: Bay Shore Systems’ OEPS is an industry derived safety device preventing fall hazards, trip hazards and other fall traumas or related injuries—protecting staff and employers from danger and loss.

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Fall protection: Wood pole fall restraint device


Safety products: The Jelco Pole Choker™ is cited to be the ultimate and most widely used wood pole fall restraint device in North America. This device was designed on the principles of a standard pole strap.

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Fleet management: Confirm fleet location with GPS vehicle tracking

07/29/2015 Vehicle tracking: With Verizon Networkfleet, you can have peace of mind that your utility fleet is where you expect them to be. Get actionable data that helps you verify when your fleet is on the job site, optimize fleet usage ...
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Utility tools: Adjustable-length screwdriver


Utility supplies: Klein Tools introduces adjustable-length screwdriver. Alter the length and bit you need on the fly.

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Embracing NERC PRC-005-2 Compliance

NERC PRC-005-2, the new standard developed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) for bulk power systems, went into effect last year. Here is a look at what makes this standard so unique and some tips on how best to comply.

Winter is Here: Batten Down the Hatches and Harden Your Systems

Utility designers are faced with a two-fold challenge: to enhance systems with new, more responsive smart grid technology, while hardening infrastructure to withstand future attacks from Mother Nature. 



Make your workplace safer with tips and insights from industry experts Matt Forck, a Certified Safety Professional and Journey Line Worker, and Bill Dampf, a Certified Safety Professional.


Bill Dampf is the retired Director of Corporate Safety and Health for a Midwest electric and natural gas utility. He has been in the safety profession for 35 years and an international speaker for 15.


Matt Forck, CSP and JLW, is a former journey lineworker and current board certified safety professional and keynote speaker supporting clients in over 10 countries.

Make Each Day Our First Day of Work

07/13/2015 For an electrical lineman, there is nothing you remember more than the first time you put your hands on energized primary.

“Make Them Thirsty for Safety”

02/09/2015 My challenge is to make every worker I encounter want to work safely. It’s a big challenge and one I can’t do alone. You s...

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01/06/2015 What are the sweet spots or strengths of your safety process? If you can’t identify them, spend some time doing so, becaus...

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FERC grants California ISO waiver of EIM pricing parameters

FERC on July 21 issued an order conditionally accepting, subject to a further compliance filing, readiness provisions for new EIM entities

Ameren seeks eminent domain authority for Illinois Rivers Project

ATXI requested expedited approval of the petition, with a proposed deadline for decision on Sept. 10

Power demand records continue, ERCOT asks for conservation

Electric demand this week has reached three consecutive July records, breaking 67,000 MW for the first time since 2011 

IPL to stop burning coal at Harding Street Station Unit No. 7

IPL also received approval to install and operate wastewater treatment technologies at Harding Street

Hopes rise for offshore wind as U.S. builds its first offshore wind farm

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said Monday that lenders, regulators and stakeholders can now see a path forward 


OSHA 1910.269 Are You Regulation Ready?

Read this Q&A to learn about changes to federal regulations and how to select FR garments for...

Envisioning the Smart Grid of the Future

While it is true that the future is unknowable, it’s a safe guess that the smart grid of tomorrow...

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How to deploy mobile forms + devices to speed up field service processes & reporting

Overcoming the pain points associated with any process is much simpler and more cost effective th...

Redefining Utility Field Service Operations with Mobile Solutions

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This Month's Issue

June 2015
Volume 19, Issue 6




Meter Socket Converter

AE Product’s Meter Socket Converter (CNV) converts various Meter Forms to fit the desired application. 14S, 15S or 16S Socket to accept 2S Meter. Optional features available.

Service Disconnect Adapter with Electronic Meter Energizing

AEP’s Service Disconnect Adapter disconnects customer load but maintains power to the electronic meter. The meter maintains reading and communications links for AMR/AMI operations while only disabling the load side.

Meter Socket Blank-Off Covers

AE Product’s Meter Socket Blank-Off Covers are a cost effective way to safely blank-off a Socket that is not in use. Available with or without blades. Color options and personalization available.

Meter Socket Gaskets

AEP’s Meter Socket Gaskets protects your Meters from moisture, insects, sand and other particles by providing a better seal between the meter and the meter socket cover.

Meter Socket Jumpers - Perfect for Submetering Applications

AEP’s Meter Socket Jumper offers a safe and easy means of bypassing a meter socket. The Socket Jumper can be used with either Ringless or Ring style Meters.