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2014-09-17 12:22:09

Crews Proactively Removing Dead and Dying Ash Trees to Help Prevent Outages GREENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help prevent service interruptions and enhance system reliability, West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is continuing a special program to remove ash trees damaged by the emerald ash borer near power lines. To date, more than 3,000 ash trees have been removed, with an additional 1,500 ash trees expected to be removed by year end. For 2014,...

2014-09-16 23:01:56

Comprehensive Quality Management System (QMS) focused on aerospace product safety and reliability. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Touch International, a leading supplier of custom touch screens, displays, and other value-add display enhancements, announced today it has achieved AS9100 certification for its Shenzhen, China manufacturing facility. AS9100 is a quality standard for companies that design, develop, or produce products for aerospace applications. Prior to AS9100...

2014-09-12 23:09:34

CaseBank Vice President to Present on “Finding the Fault in an Ocean of Data” Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 CaseBank Technologies Inc., the leading provider of software solutions for equipment troubleshooting and defect trend analysis, has announced that it will be exhibiting and speaking at Field Service East 2014, September 15-17, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia. On September 16, John Snow, Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Alliances of CaseBank, will deliver a...

2014-09-12 12:21:57

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is enhancing electrical service reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, New Jersey, customers through new technology installed as part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid program. These improvements are expected to reduce both the numbers of customers affected and length of service interruptions by up to 30 percent. Under the program, JCP&L has installed 15 advanced recloser...

2014-09-10 12:22:10

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia will host a series of public comment hearings in October as part of its review of the pending Mon Power and Potomac Edison rate case. The public comment hearings are set for: -- Oct. 1, Days Inn Convention Center, 350 Days Drive, Flatwoods, W.Va., at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. -- Oct. 2, Waterfront Place Hotel, 2 Waterfront Place, Morgantown, W.Va., at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m....

2014-09-09 08:38:51

Samsung is the first manufacturer to earn a computer reliability grade of A+ while Acer receives a failing grade of F SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RESCUECOM has introduced a new dimension to its computer reliability rankings with the release of the computer reliability report for the second quarter of 2014. RESCUECOM now gives each manufacturer a computer reliability grade in addition to its computer reliability score and ranking. These new computer reliability...

2014-09-03 08:21:39

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power, and security solutions for high-reliability applications, announced today it has received a new, $3.6 million order for microelectronics modules to be used in a major commercial airplane platform. The orders are scheduled for delivery throughout 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110629/NY28451LOGO "Growth in...

2014-08-26 16:22:22

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Ohio Edison crews have replaced or repaired more than 530 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), expects to spend approximately $8 million in 2014 to inspect more than 59,000 of its 561,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A...

2014-08-26 16:22:20

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) crews have replaced or repaired more than 830 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, CEI, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has budgeted more than $6.8 million in 2014 to inspect more than 45,000 of its almost 400,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage...

2014-08-26 16:22:18

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Toledo Edison crews have replaced or repaired almost 350 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), expects to spend more than $550,000 in 2014 inspecting more than 22,500 of its 240,000 poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A standard...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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