How Do Pipeline Companies Stay Ahead of Environmental Concerns?

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How Do Pipeline Companies Stay Ahead of Environmental Concerns?

The concern for the number of animals listed as endangered, threatened, or a special grows year after year. Much of the land that pipelines run through contains wildlife that need special protection. Responsible pipeline companies do everything they can to protect the wildlife population. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline system, or TAPS, runs through some of the

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From Mapping to Engineering, Submar Has You Covered

Topographical Surveying and Mapping  Submar can provide topographical surveying services via a site assessment survey that will assist us in engineering design. Our surveying equipment consists of RTK GPS, robotic total stations, and unmanned aerial vehicles (a.k.a. drones) that collect the project site data. After the data is collected, civil designers use AutoCAD 3D software

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Court Victory for Disputed Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

Construction on the pipeline expansion began in December. Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge to a controversial pipeline expansion, a victory for the beleaguered project. The court says the federal government held “adequate and meaningful” consultations with indigenous peoples, as required by law. Some indigenous groups had gone to the appellate court

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3 Pipeline Innovations You Need to Know About

From finding new ways to safeguard the integrity of pipelines and reduce their environmental footprint to getting the best value for their resources, pipeline companies continue to make their mark innovating as part of their commitment to continuous improvement. Here are some ways pipeline companies are monitoring for safety and efficacy. High Fidelity Dynamic Sensing

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Duke Gas Pipeline Put on Pause by Judge

After years of controversy and struggle, a judge has put construction of the Duke natural gas pipeline project on pause. The plan to build the pipeline between Golf Manor and Sycamore Township was approved in November. Although approved in November, an administrative law judge ordered Duke Energy’s pipeline project to be placed on hold until

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Protecting Pipelines in the Winter

Spring is around the corner, and it can change work conditions on your pipeline work site. Temporary erosion and sediment control measures installed during frozen conditions may not remain functional under thaw conditions. This means you may need a few more measures in place for snowmelt and extra rain during the warmer months. When choosing

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