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Maintaining the Electric Grid: It's Time

From JPCL, July 2010

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by Curt Hickcox, Public Utilities Maintenance, Inc.

The author discusses the history of North America's electric grid and the significant maintenance issues of the aging infrastructure. He addresses necessary inspection and maintenance practices for preventing corrosion on steel utilities structures....
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Tagged categories: Coating inspection; Galvanized steel; Maintenance coating work; Maintenance programs; Power Plants; Transmission Towers

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