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Power Line & Substation Construction & Maintenance
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Power Line Services Emergency Response Team manages tornado damage repairs. For over an hour on April 27, winds at 166-200 mph tore a half mile wide path of destruction 41 miles through Arkansas. The PLH Group companies worked together to clear the access roads (Auger Services), transport poles to the job site (Air2), drill new support foundations (Auger Services), wreck out and replace damaged transmission line structures (Power Line Services). - Watch the video here: http://ow.ly/XpFwq

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Power Line Services was the general contractor for transmission and infrastructure services as part of Sharyland’s Competitive Renewable Energy Zone (“CREZ”) initiative. The contract encompassed transmission line construction services for two segments of 345 KV transmission lines totaling approximately 80 miles in Texas. See the video at http://ow.ly/X3gBA

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There are ways to ensure the national electric grid is more reliable, which means fewer, shorter power interruptions, and more resiliency (ready to recover from adverse events, like severe weather).

Here are a few ways the US electric grid is changing. http://ow.ly/Rv5Rg

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Electric power distribution is one of the modern world's greatest services. When working well, nobody pays it any attention. It’s something most of us take for granted. But what are the causes of local power outages? And what if it's a high voltage line problem? Find out more at http://ow.ly/QhwNK

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The initial phase of a linear construction project, like pipeline or electric transmission lines, always involves finding the optimal route for the centerline. Visual reconnaissance is essential, and 1 or 2 experienced routing engineers often fly the proposed route in a helicopter, taking detailed notes of features and issues they spot, noting the issue observed and the exact location where it was observed. The problem is that sometimes a small detail may be missed, or the review of the notes may prompt new questions which necessitate a second expensive charter flight. What if we could record video of the ground during the the flight... http://ow.ly/P3y4F

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The Air Insulated Substation Dissected

The electrical substation is an often overlooked, yet integral part of power production. Regardless of the source, electricity goes through miles and miles of either underground or overhead transmission/distribution lines before reaching the consumer. Substations are located along these lines to ensure safe electrical distribution to the consumer.

Let’s delve into these parts and pieces, and how they work to keep the lights on.

Read More at http://ow.ly/MIREm

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Watch the video: PLH Group sponsors workshop that provide holistic, integrative health and wellness training for our nations bravest.

As one speaker put it well, "So if you added up actually buying a meal at McDonald's, it would cost a lot more than eating healthy, and you are less nutritionally served. And your starving an hour or two later, because you didn't actually hit all your brain and stomach receptors with the proper food."

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http://ow.ly/MosJ7 - Politowicz is part of the 1 percent of Marines who have left the Wounded Warrior Battalion and returned to active duty, just as he set out to do years before. He now works in the Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC), supporting Marines who are training for special operations.

“That never would have been possible without Warrior Wellness Solutions,” Politowicz told participants in the March 26 workshop. “I wouldn’t be standing here in front of you today.”

Read the whole story at http://ow.ly/MosJ7

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With his grandfather as his role model, Michael Politowicz enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2000 at age 18, but he didn’t make it very far.

“Halfway through boot camp, I was attacked by fire ants and went into anaphylactic shock,” he said. “The Navy medical board deemed me unfit to continue with training.”

Read the whole story at http://ow.ly/MorHk

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Watch the Video at http://ow.ly/LErCB
PLH Group Services

Power Line Holdings was formed by Energy Capital Partners in 2009 to become a premier national energy infrastructure construction and maintenance firm. The company has acquired 5 specialist firms to expand its footprint, broaden its construction capabilities and increase it's financial strength.

As PLH builds it's reach and reputation, the US Energy sector faces unprecedented growth in capital investment needs. Estimates call for up to $200 Billion of midstream infrastructure investment by 2020. Watch the video to learn more! http://ow.ly/LErCB
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