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Interview with David Mendonca of The Show Up Dad Podcast

Being a Great Dad, Husband, and Lineman is all about "Be Where Your Feet Are." If you're a lineman – or in the trades – and a father working hard to provide for your family, David Mendonca wants you to know you're not alone. And if you're struggling to be the best...

THE AMERICAN LINEMAN– a book review

“Linemen are American heroes.” That’s the central thesis of Alan Drew’s ode to the men and women who energized America. The American Lineman looks like a history book meets a science book, but ultimately, it’s the author's love letter to those who keep the lights on....

Lineman Safety during a Wildfire

If you wanted to create a recipe for disaster, the beginning of the 2021 wildfire season would be a good place to start. Nearly 90% of the western U.S. is suffering through extreme drought. The snowpack set new low levels there as well. A record-breaking heatwave...

Proper Inspection of Grounds and Jumpers

Taking care of your grounds and jumpers A lineman’s ground and jumper cables look and feel like they’re built to last forever, but looks can be deceiving. They get tossed in the truck, dropped in the mud, left hanging in the rain, and generally overlooked. With...

ENR Midwest’s 2020 Best Projects

BOLD Transmission Line Project, IndianaMarion, Ind.Best Project Owner: American Electric PowerLead Design Firm: American Electric PowerGeneral Contractor: Cianbro  The 35-mile project marks the debut of BOLD (Breakthrough Overhead Line Design), an innovative...

DDIN Tri-Clamp makes Connections Quicker

The Tri-Clamp is a multi-plane clamp that cradles bolts securely following NEMA spacing then clasps itself to the mounting pad of a connecting jumper line.

Grab the Right Gear

Keeping the power running to homes, businesses, and hospitals is a 24/7 job. When the power goes out, it’s a lineman who climbs a pole or clambers underground to restore it. Fixing high-voltage lines in freezing rain and blistering heat demands tough lineman tools and...

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Interview with David Mendonca of The Show Up Dad Podcast

Interview with David Mendonca of The Show Up Dad Podcast

Being a Great Dad, Husband, and Lineman is all about "Be Where Your Feet Are." If you're a lineman – or in the trades – and a father working hard to provide for your family, David Mendonca wants you to know you're not alone. And if you're struggling to be the best...

read more
THE AMERICAN LINEMAN– a book review

THE AMERICAN LINEMAN– a book review

“Linemen are American heroes.” That’s the central thesis of Alan Drew’s ode to the men and women who energized America. The American Lineman looks like a history book meets a science book, but ultimately, it’s the author's love letter to those who keep the lights on....

read more
Lineman Safety during a Wildfire

Lineman Safety during a Wildfire

If you wanted to create a recipe for disaster, the beginning of the 2021 wildfire season would be a good place to start. Nearly 90% of the western U.S. is suffering through extreme drought. The snowpack set new low levels there as well. A record-breaking heatwave...

read more
Proper Inspection of Grounds and Jumpers

Proper Inspection of Grounds and Jumpers

Taking care of your grounds and jumpers A lineman’s ground and jumper cables look and feel like they’re built to last forever, but looks can be deceiving. They get tossed in the truck, dropped in the mud, left hanging in the rain, and generally overlooked. With...

read more
ENR Midwest’s 2020 Best Projects

ENR Midwest’s 2020 Best Projects

BOLD Transmission Line Project, IndianaMarion, Ind.Best Project Owner: American Electric PowerLead Design Firm: American Electric PowerGeneral Contractor: Cianbro  The 35-mile project marks the debut of BOLD (Breakthrough Overhead Line Design), an innovative...

read more

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ENR Midwest’s 2020 Best Projects

BOLD Transmission Line Project, IndianaMarion, Ind.Best Project Owner: American Electric PowerLead Design Firm: American Electric PowerGeneral Contractor: Cianbro  The 35-mile project marks the debut of BOLD (Breakthrough Overhead Line...

DDIN Tri-Clamp makes Connections Quicker

The Tri-Clamp is a multi-plane clamp that cradles bolts securely following NEMA spacing then clasps itself to the mounting pad of a connecting jumper line.