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Why Risk Indexing Is Vital in Prioritizing ROW Hazard Tasks

Why Risk Indexing Is Vital in Prioritizing ROW Hazard Tasks

Companies understand that any right-of-way (ROW) project requires accurate risk indexing. They devote a massive amount of resources to index the risks before, during, and after each project. But why is risk indexing so vital? Risk indexing is vital...

Why Continuous Monitoring Is Essential to ROW Management

Why Continuous Monitoring Is Essential to ROW Management

An enormous amount of time, energy, and resources are devoted to the maintenance of ROWs. Unfortunately, all of this effort and money can be wasted through improper management. Because of this, it is essential that right-of-way management teams...

SolSpec Hires New COO, Bryan Crowe

SolSpec Hires New COO, Bryan Crowe

Former MarkWest Energy Partners Executive Steps Into Leadership Position Denver, Colorado -- May2, 2019 — SolSpec, a provider of remote sensing and data analytics for pipeline construction and operations, is pleased to announce the appointment of...

Aerial Analytics: LiDAR vs. Photogrammetry

Aerial Analytics: LiDAR vs. Photogrammetry

Two of the best land survey methods are LiDAR and photogrammetry. These survey methods can collect more data in a shorter timeframe than any other survey methods. But what is better, LiDAR or photogrammetry? Before we can answer this question, we...

What is Stormwater Management?

What is Stormwater Management?

What is Stormwater Management? Stormwater management is a vital element in modern civilization. While humans have conquered much of the world, we must still adapt and manage certain things instead of trying to control them. In any kind of developed...

Drone Inspection Services are a Billion-Dollar Industry

Drone Inspection Services are a Billion-Dollar Industry

Drone Inspection Services are a Billion Dollar Industry Over the past few years, there has been a significant rise in the use of drones. While they were once primarily used for military purposes, they are now used by many companies commercially for...

What is Remote Sensing Used For?

What is Remote Sensing Used For?

The rise of commercial drone technology has benefited many companies in numerous ways. One of the most significant ways these companies have benefitted is through remote sensing. Drone inspection services have made remote sensing more accessible...

How Technology Helps Meet FERC & PHMSA Pipeline Regulations

How Technology Helps Meet FERC & PHMSA Pipeline Regulations

While the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration are not the only regulatory bodies involved in the creation, operation, and maintenance of pipelines, they are the dominant players in...

Top Uses for Drones on a Pipeline

Top Uses for Drones on a Pipeline

Drones and UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are powerful tools for pipeline construction and operations. Read more about how drones are making pipeline companies more efficient through aerial mapping and data analytics. Drones are revolutionizing...

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