Dominion’s 600-mile gas pipeline heading in direction of South Carolina

September 10, 2018By Josh ParmanEducational, News–mile-gas-pipeline-heading-in-direction-of/article_2c5639ea-a57e-11e8-b77a-2fe052b8c53a.html By Bo Petersen Sep 9, 2018 Updated 3 hrs ago Workers install a segment of Dominion Energy’s 55-mile natural gas pipeline that runs from the Upstate to Newberry County. File/Provided Bolt by bolt, a major pipeline is running toward South Carolina. Conservation advocates fear it could mean that exporting natural gas from the state is … Read More

Safety day shows dangers of digging

August 16, 2018By Josh ParmanEducational, News   OKIE 811 and Oklahoma Pipeline Awareness Liaison partnered Wednesday to present a safety day for area emergency responders, utilities, oil and gas companies, and municipal and county personnel at Chisholm Trail Expo Center. About 85 people attended the event, which featured presentations, static displays and a simulated gas line release. The pipeline response classes … Read More

Contractor cuts cable, causes delays at Redmond airport

August 10, 2018By Josh ParmanNews

Contractor cuts cable, causes delays at Redmond airport By: The Associated Press in News August 9, 2018 9:09 am REDMOND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a fiber optic cable outage knocked out internet and phone lines at Redmond Municipal Airport, canceling flights and causing others to be delayed. KTVZ-TV reports a CenturyLink fiber line was cut Wednesday in the Redmond … Read More

The Latest: 1 firefighter dies in gas explosion fire

July 11, 2018By Josh ParmanNews By Associated PressJuly 11 at 7:56 AM SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — The Latest on the fatal gas explosion and fire in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (all times local): 6:25 a.m. One firefighter has died and another was critically injured in a gas explosion and fire that leveled several buildings in downtown Sun Prairie. Authorities said at … Read More

Comcast Blames Widespread Service Outage on Cut Fiber Lines

June 30, 2018By Josh ParmanNews

By Maria Armental Updated June 29, 2018 8:57 p.m. ET Cuts to two fiber lines caused a widespread system failure at cable giant Comcast Corp. CMCSA 0.55% on Friday that knocked out cable, internet and phone services around the country. It was unclear how many customers were affected as the system failure, which appeared contained to Comcast’s network, also disrupted … Read More

Construction error knocks out Metropolis 911 for hours

February 1, 2018By Josh ParmanEducational, News

Construction error knocks out Metropolis 911 for hours Posted: Jan 30, 2018 8:46 PM ESTUpdated: Jan 30, 2018 10:24 PM EST By Andrew Feather CONNECT WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois Construction error knocks out Metropolis 911 for hours METROPOLIS — We’re all taught to call 911 as kids, but what do you do in the case the lines … Read More

FERC Approves Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the ACP

October 16, 2017By Josh ParmanNews Friday, October 13, 2017 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Supply Header Project The following is a statement by Leslie Hartz, Dominion Energy’s Vice President, Engineering & Construction, regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity … Read More

Telephone company sues excavation company over mishaps during Richland Ave. improvement project

July 31, 2017By Josh ParmanNews By David DeWitt Jul 30, 2017 A file photo of traffic on Richland Avenue dealing with the consequences of construction in 2015. Dennis E. Powell The Frontier North telephone operating company is suing Shelly and Sands, Inc., a construction company, over the severing of lines during excavation work in the road improvements on Richland … Read More