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From Chasing Storms to Scaling Poles, Duke Energy Lineworkers Keep the Grid Running

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April 18 is National Lineman Appreciation Day to celebrate lineworkers and their role in powering the lives of millions of people across the country

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April 18 is National Lineman Appreciation Day to celebrate lineworkers and their role in powering the lives of millions of people across the country

Teens Changing Driving Behavior: Finalists Announced in National Public Service Announcement Challenge

Public can vote online for People's Choice winner until April 24
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Silver Spring, MD, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  A short video message from teens to their peers to encourage safe driving habits might be all that is needed to avoid dangerous driving situations. That is the premise behind the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, which drew more than 1,300 entries from students across the country.

Recycling Facility Fire Sparks Warnings about Improperly Discarded Batteries

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Tossed-out batteries are being blamed for a fire at a recycling plant.

The fire was big enough to force all the workers out and shut down the near west side facility Tuesday morning.

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Consumers Energy Employee Saves Two in Vehicle Accident

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SHIAWASSEE COUNTY, Mich., March 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In 200,000 plus miles of travel to perform work for Consumers Energy, employee James Stratton has seen his share of accidents in the past six years. But it was usually after they had happened, when police and fire personnel had already responded.

That all changed in October, when Stratton, a journeyman pipeline welder with the company’s Enhanced Infrastructure Replacement Program, was the first responder at a vehicle accident involving a mother and her young daughter.

VIDEO | Atlas Copco Partners With Bogi's Garage to Empower the Next Generation of Female Automotive Specialists

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True Devotion to the Craft

Sarah “Bogi” Latiener is the founder and owner of 180 Automotive in Phoenix, AZ. As a woman in a male dominated industry, she’s used her skill and expertise to educate more women about car maintenance and entice others like her to embrace their passion for cars.

A Truly Special Collaboration

The Future of Forestry: Domtar’s Use of Drones

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Domtar’s Ashdown, Arkansas mill has used drone technology since 2016 to save time, improve efficiencies and help keep its foresters safe.

Domtar’s Ashdown, Arkansas mill uses drone technology to complete critical forestry tasks:

  • Faster
  • Safer
  • More efficiently

Here are three ways drones are changing forestry as we know it:

1) Easily spotting diseases and infestations. Here, significant beetle damage was found, as indicated by the dead and dying trees below.

RBS: We Are Building a More Sustainable Bank

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“We are building a more sustainable bank; a more responsible company, doing business in a more sustainable way. We consider the long-term impacts of our actions in our decision making, and we are proud that our enterprise and financial education programmes show the difference we’re making for our customers and communities. Continuing to live by our values and providing, simple and fair banking will help us to build trust for the long term.”

Kirsty Britz, Director of Sustainable Banking

Domtar's Sustainability Monthly Minute: February 2018

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Eye in the Sky

From military missions to backyard fun, drones are used for both work and play. At Domtar's Ashdown, AR mill, drones are improving the safety of employees, the accuracy and efficiency of work, and helping to ensure the health of local forests. Watch this footage from the drones and find out why they're being called the biggest advance in forestry in years.

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials - Built on Breakthroughs

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As a company built on breakthroughs we are always looking forward to the future! Our global R&D of over 300+ engineers, chemists and material scientists are focussed on the next series of innovations that will create the future of packaging. This article, on page four of the report, created last year with Raconteur talks to our vision in intelligent labelling and sustainability - and how combined they can reduce waste across multiple industry segments.

How Drones Are Helping Traditional Industries Take Flight Into the Future

by Karla Pope
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Not long ago, the mere thought of drones was reserved for the military and sci-fi movies. Today, they’ve become a part of everyday conversation among friends, in the media and beyond. While drones aren’t swarming the skies yet, many companies across industries are using them more and more to increase efficiency and productivity.

“Drone technology is going to disrupt businesses,” says Elaine Whyte, head of drones (UK) at PricewaterhouseCoopers. “They’re agile, inexpensive, and rapid to respond. So, they can go and reach places that are difficult for a business to get to.”

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