April 18 is National Lineman Appreciation Day and a chance to thank all linemen
Only a select few become journeymen linemen at Southern California Edison since the job is both physically demanding and challenging. Gonzalo Garcia, 33, is now part of the utility’s select group of highly skilled individuals after he recently passed all assessments and was offered the competitive position.
“Safety is critical and is a core value at SCE. Everyone takes it seriously, so we can all go home safely to our families every day,” said Garcia, of La Habra Heights.
Public can vote online for People's Choice winner until April 24
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.