Electric Utility Operations http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en 10 Things to Put in Your Lineman's Stocking this Year http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/10-things-put-your-linemans-stocking-year <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, Field Editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Linemen are always searching for tools that help them to improve productivity and stay safe on the job. To meet their needs, manufacturers are offering tools and equipment that is lighter, more ergonomic, and built to last. Here are some things that you can put in a lineman's stocking this year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/10-things-put-your-linemans-stocking-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/10-things-put-your-linemans-stocking-year#comments Electric Utility Operations Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:53:00 +0000 60441 at http://tdworld.com International Lineman’s Rodeo & Expo Roundup http://tdworld.com/features/international-lineman-s-rodeo-expo-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo and Expo featured tools and safety, history and tradition, competition and camaraderie, family and fun. This photo tour shows you the highlights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/international-lineman-s-rodeo-expo-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/international-lineman-s-rodeo-expo-roundup#comments Features Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:21:00 +0000 59771 at http://tdworld.com <p>Family members and coworkers lined the sidelines to cheer on the competitors during the rodeo.</p> Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. Completes Inspections, Maintenance Prior to Winter Weather http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/cleveland-electric-illuminating-co-completes-inspections-maintenance-pri <div class="node-body article-body">In preparation for winter, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance on weather-sensitive equipment across its service area. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/cleveland-electric-illuminating-co-completes-inspections-maintenance-pri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/cleveland-electric-illuminating-co-completes-inspections-maintenance-pri#comments Electric Utility Operations Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:30:00 +0000 59601 at http://tdworld.com Shayne Bender http://tdworld.com/lifeline/shayne-bender <div class="node-body article-body">I grew up on my family cattle ranch located on the Missouri River in central South Dakota. I enjoyed working outside, whether I was fencing, chopping open water holes in the winter for cattle watering, calving out heifers, branding calves or baling hay. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/lifeline/shayne-bender" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/lifeline/shayne-bender#comments Lifeline Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:28:00 +0000 58941 at http://tdworld.com Top 20 Reasons Rodeo Linemen Rock http://tdworld.com/top-20-reasons-rodeo-linemen-rock <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Video segment presented at the 31st ILRA Banquet in Overland Park KS</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://tdworld.com/site-files/tdworld.com/files/linemenrock.JPG?1415892218" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/top-20-reasons-rodeo-linemen-rock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electric Utility Operations Video Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:16:00 +0000 58821 at http://tdworld.com Bronto Exhibits Aerial Work Platform at ARA http://tdworld.com/blog/bronto-exhibits-aerial-work-platform-ara <div class="node-body blog-body">Bronto Skylift will be exhibiting their model S 150 XDT truck-mounted telescopic aerial work platform in booth 7053 at the ARA show. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/bronto-exhibits-aerial-work-platform-ara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/bronto-exhibits-aerial-work-platform-ara#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:08:00 +0000 58731 at http://tdworld.com HD Electric Introduces Handheld Voltage Detectors http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-introduces-handheld-voltage-detectors <div class="node-body blog-body">HDE'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 5VAC. They give an indication of the presence of voltage with either a flashing light or flashing light and beeper.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/td-worlds-briefing-room"> T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-introduces-handheld-voltage-detectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/hd-electric-introduces-handheld-voltage-detectors#comments Briefs Electric Utility Operations Products T&amp;D World&#039;s The Briefing Room Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:53:00 +0000 58721 at http://tdworld.com Greenlee Introduces the EHP700LU11 Hydraulic Pump http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/greenlee-introduces-ehp700lu11-hydraulic-pump <div class="node-body video-body">Rick Bush interviews Mike Court from Greenlee about their signature EHP700LU11 battery powered hydraulic pump.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/greenlee-introduces-ehp700lu11-hydraulic-pump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/greenlee-introduces-ehp700lu11-hydraulic-pump#comments Electric Utility Operations Products Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:41:00 +0000 58471 at http://tdworld.com Western Linemen Take to the Air http://tdworld.com/features/western-linemen-take-air <div class="field-byline"> James Hill, Western Area Power Administration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California journeymen perform maintenance work over protected, rugged lands using a long-line helicopter method.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/western-linemen-take-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/western-linemen-take-air#comments Features Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:10:00 +0000 58351 at http://tdworld.com <p>Two linemen work to replace a spacer damper from a long-line air chair attached to a helicopter.</p> Underground Line Powers Urban Chicago http://tdworld.com/features/underground-line-powers-urban-chicago-0 <div class="field-byline"> William P. Nolan, Commonwealth Edison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Detailed planning and communication are the keys to success on ComEd’s downtown Burnham-Taylor project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/features/underground-line-powers-urban-chicago-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/features/underground-line-powers-urban-chicago-0#comments Features Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:05:00 +0000 58341 at http://tdworld.com <p>A field crew installs nine 6-inch PVC 345-kV transmission line conduits into the poured-in-place 345-kV transmission splice manhole.</p>