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Afghan electrical engineers, linemen receive training, new equipment | Article | The United States Army December 18, 2012

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KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Dec. 16, 2012) — Afghan engineers and linemen in Helmand province just got a major helping hand thanks to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program that taught Da Afghaninstan Breshna Sherkat (Afghanistan’s electric utility company) employees how to safely operate the new electric utility trucks donated to them by the United States in early December.

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Afghan electrical engineers, linemen receive training, new equipment | Article | The United States Army.

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Three utility linemen from Macon County will be competing in a rodeo next week October 3, 2012

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Linemen Tony Rice and Josh Young practice their skills.

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Franklin, North Carolina. The Franklin Press Online. The local newspaper of Macon County, North Carolina..

A lineman works to restore power to a neighborhood of Falls Church, Virginia, July 3, 2012

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A lineman works to restore power to a neighborhood of Falls Church, Virginia, as the sun sets, July 2, 2012. Over a million people in the Washington metro area lost power after a violent storm tore across the region last Friday. Hundreds of thousands are still without power.

A lineman works to restore power to a neighborhood of Falls Church, Virginia, as the sun sets, July 2, 2012.

Over a million people in the Washington metro area lost power after a violent storm tore across the region last Friday. Hundreds of thousands are still without power.

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PS&G workers maintain power grid from aloft April 24, 2012

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Lineman Carl Pellegrino works on a power line from a platform affixed to a helicopter piloted by Vinnie Carchia.

Lineman Carl Pellegrino works on a power line from a platform affixed to a helicopter piloted by Vinnie Carchia. “There haven’t been any close calls,” Pellegrino said of their work.

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California Utility Opens First Sustainable Campus as Model Utility Site : TreeHugger February 1, 2012

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A former electrical substation is repurposed. Soon it will be covered in vines as outdoor shade for eco-campus park.

California Utility Opens First Sustainable Campus as Model Utility Site : TreeHugger.

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