News http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en J. M. Sparkman: Forester http://tdworld.com/news/j-m-sparkman-forester <div class="node-body article-body">ECI’s Manager of Consulting Services J. M. Sparkman will be presenting at the upcoming CEATI Vegetation Management Workshop </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/j-m-sparkman-forester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/j-m-sparkman-forester#comments eTrain News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:03:00 +0000 57411 at http://tdworld.com PG&E, CAL FIRE and California Fire Safe Council Join Forces to Reduce Wildfire Risk http://tdworld.com/news/pge-cal-fire-and-california-fire-safe-council-join-forces-reduce-wildfire-risk <div class="node-body article-body">As thousands of firefighters battle extreme fire conditions fueled by near-record drought across California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) responded last month announcing $5.5 million to local Fire Safe Councils.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/pge-cal-fire-and-california-fire-safe-council-join-forces-reduce-wildfire-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/pge-cal-fire-and-california-fire-safe-council-join-forces-reduce-wildfire-risk#comments News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:48:00 +0000 57401 at http://tdworld.com <p>Fueled by high winds, a fast-moving wildfire swept through the town of Weed, California, burning 100 structures that included the high school and a lumber mill. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</p> ACRT and Arbor Intelligence Unveil Tool for Co-Ops http://tdworld.com/news/acrt-and-arbor-intelligence-unveil-tool-co-ops <div class="node-body article-body">ACRT has introduced Arborcision, the proactive vegetation management tool specifically designed for cooperatives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/acrt-and-arbor-intelligence-unveil-tool-co-ops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/acrt-and-arbor-intelligence-unveil-tool-co-ops#comments News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:47:00 +0000 55431 at http://tdworld.com ascender416/iStock/Thinkstock Excavator-Mounted Wood Splitter http://tdworld.com/news/excavator-mounted-wood-splitter <div class="node-body article-body">Fecon Inc. has introduced the excavator mounted Log Jaw Wood Splitter to its forestry attachment product line. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/excavator-mounted-wood-splitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/excavator-mounted-wood-splitter#comments News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:39:00 +0000 55421 at http://tdworld.com LiDAR as a Practical Tool for the Utility Forester http://tdworld.com/news/lidar-practical-tool-utility-forester <div class="field-byline"> An NM Group perspective </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">LiDAR-based workflows can be used within a utility’s transmission vegetation management program (TVMP) to support compliance with NERC FAC-003-3.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/lidar-practical-tool-utility-forester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/lidar-practical-tool-utility-forester#comments News Gallery Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:25:00 +0000 55201 at http://tdworld.com Vegetation Management Software Released on Cloud Streamlines Traditional Process http://tdworld.com/news/vegetation-management-software-released-cloud-streamlines-traditional-process <div class="node-body article-body">GeoSpatial Innovations, Inc. has released a cloud-based vegetation management software for electric utilities, GSI Forester, streamlining data collection for managing plant life along electric lines that traditionally was managed with paper maps, spreadsheets and timesheets.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/vegetation-management-software-released-cloud-streamlines-traditional-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/vegetation-management-software-released-cloud-streamlines-traditional-process#comments News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:17:00 +0000 53511 at http://tdworld.com Consumers Energy Focusing on Forestry Projects Across Michigan http://tdworld.com/news/consumers-energy-focusing-forestry-projects-across-michigan <div class="node-body article-body">As part of its commitment to delivering energy safely and reliably, Consumers Energy is increasing its work to keep trees away from electric lines in communities across Michigan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/consumers-energy-focusing-forestry-projects-across-michigan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/consumers-energy-focusing-forestry-projects-across-michigan#comments News Vegetation Management Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:03:00 +0000 53491 at http://tdworld.com JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming Program to Help Enhance Service Reliability http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/jcpl-continues-tree-trimming-program-help-enhance-service-reliability <div class="node-body article-body"> To help maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment and help prevent tree-related outages, Jersey Central Power & Light forestry contractors trimmed trees in more than 60 communities in July. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/jcpl-continues-tree-trimming-program-help-enhance-service-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/jcpl-continues-tree-trimming-program-help-enhance-service-reliability#comments News Vegetation Management Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:35:00 +0000 53481 at http://tdworld.com FirstEnergy Corp. Location Intelligence Applications Support Vegetation Management http://tdworld.com/news/location-intelligence-applications-support-vegetation-management <div class="node-body article-body">Ubisense has launched a suite of location intelligence applications designed to solve specific challenges faced by utilities and communications service providers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/location-intelligence-applications-support-vegetation-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/location-intelligence-applications-support-vegetation-management#comments News Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:51:00 +0000 51471 at http://tdworld.com Toledo Edison's 2014 Tree Trimming Program Underway http://tdworld.com/news/toledo-edisons-2014-tree-trimming-program-underway <div class="node-body article-body">Toledo Edison continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its Northwestern Ohio service area to help enhance system reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/toledo-edisons-2014-tree-trimming-program-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/toledo-edisons-2014-tree-trimming-program-underway#comments News Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:42:00 +0000 49961 at http://tdworld.com