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2014-08-20 16:22:04

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Penn Power crews have replaced about 115 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. This year, Penn Power will inspect almost 11,000 of its 128,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from vehicle or other accidents. All wood poles throughout the six-county Penn Power service territory are inspected on a 12-year cycle....

2014-08-20 16:22:02

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) crews have replaced or repaired nearly 600 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Penelec, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 41,100 of its 493,339 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...

2014-08-20 16:21:59

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) crews have replaced or repaired about 145 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Met-Ed, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 28,400 of its 342,080 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole...

2014-08-14 16:22:54

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $2 million substation upgrade in Wrightstown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Burlington County. The upgrade included installing two five ton, 230 kilovolt (kV) circuit breakers and connecting them to existing substation equipment. The new circuit breakers provide greater operational flexibility and resiliency for the...

2014-08-14 12:22:32

GREENSBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, West Penn Power crews have replaced or repaired about 340 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, West Penn Power expects to inspect more than 54,000 of its 491,000 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole typically is expected to last more than 50...

2014-08-11 08:29:27

SAN JOSE, Calif, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A3CUBE Inc., a developer of revolutionary, cutting edge communication technologies that extend the capabilities of standard PCIe architecture to produce industry-leading network and storage solutions, today announced that it has teamed with AirBorn Inc., a Texas-based designer and provider of innovative, high-reliability electronic manufacturing services, interconnects and value-added solutions for the most demanding environments, to...

2014-08-04 16:22:36

READING, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help ensure continued reliability enhancements for its two million Pennsylvania customers, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power), West Penn Power Company (West Penn Power), Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) and Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) today filed comprehensive distribution rate plans with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC). For Penn Power, this is the first base rate...

2014-08-01 12:22:52

ODOT Spending $18 Million to Eliminate Rail Crossing TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison crews have completed work relocating poles, transformers and other electrical equipment as part of the $18 million Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) McCord Road Underpass Project now underway in Toledo. The project is designed to reroute McCord Road underneath a train crossing between Angola Road and Route 2/Airport Highway, increasing safety for motorists and...

2014-08-01 08:29:29

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today the receipt of a $3.0 million order for secure, wireless communication systems from a Fortune 50 company. The Company-manufactured, high-reliability electronic systems will be used in support of U.S. Department of Defense C4ISR...

2014-07-30 23:13:58

Cost-effective preventive maintenance (PM) best practices solution for asset-intensive industries now available in a cloud-based platform. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Asset Performance Technologies, Inc. has introduced immediate availability of the Preventance suite of products. Preventance goes leaps and bounds beyond reliability centered maintenance alone providing a breakthrough in maintenance performance tools. Superseding old-school deficiencies of the 50-year-old RCM...


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