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The Colonial Pipeline Shutdown
May 21, 2021

Americans guzzle gasoline. In 2020, Americans used 337 million gallons of finished motor gasoline every day. This makes the country dependent on its pipelines and open to attack. In May 2021,…

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How Drones Help Fight Forest Fires
May 18, 2021

In 2020, California suffered from a record-breaking 52,113 wildfires. With the state of the environment, the situation is looking dismal. Every year, thousands of firefighters and millions of dollars worth…

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Thermite Welding Rail
May 11, 2021

Methods for Joining Rail Railroad operations employ welding crews to join sticks of rail together. In the past, workers would fasten metal fish plates to corresponding sides of two sticks…

2021 Tradeshow Schedule
Tradeshow Schedule for 2021
March 31, 2021

There’s been a lot of shuffling of dates, changes from in-person to virtual, and outright cancellations to the typical tradeshow season this past year. If you’re like us, you’re itching…

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Planning Propane Tank Refills
March 29, 2021

With more than 50 million American homes using propane, there are a lot of propane tanks out there that need to be filled and ready for use. Predicting when those tanks…