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Lindyberg, Karshenas Present at PIANC-Smart Rivers 2017

Senior Vice President Robert Lindyberg, PhD, PE, and Senior Research Scientist Afshin Karshenas, PhD, are participating this week in the PIANC Smart Rivers Conference (Pittsburgh, PA), where they will present an update on FDH Velocitel’s research collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), on the nondestructive evaluation of […]

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FDHV Safety Leaders on NWSA Task Force

FDH Velocitel’s Don Doty, Pat Moore, and Adam Drieling participated in a newly formed task force of the National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) to develop a telecommunications tower foreman certification program. The 40-person task force, representing a broad spectrum of industry professionals, convened this week in Dallas to develop the new credentialing program. NWSA reports […]

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Clymer and Khan Discuss NDT of Transmission Foundations at TSDOS

FDH Velocitel’s Jeff Clymer, P.E., and Rakesh Khan, P.E., are presenting “The Value of Nondestructive Testing of Unknown Transmission Foundations” at the Transmission & Substation Design and Operations Symposium (TSDOS), September 6-8, 2017, in Frisco, TX. Clymer and Khan review a recent case where a lattice tower foundation was found to be insufficient during reconductoring […]

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Prepping Your Tower for the Repack

Stainless’ Don Doty presents “Prepping Your Tower for the Repack” at TAB2017, August 10, in Austin. Doty, regulatory compliance advisor and 43-year industry veteran, will review the Federal Communications Commission’s transition schedule, typical tower modifications, and new tower standards, such as ANSI/A10.48, that impact rigging plans and crew training. For more information on Stainless, a […]

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Clymer and Khan Present NDT Solutions for Utility Infrastructure at IEEE PES Meeting

FDH Velocitel’s Jeff Clymer, P.E., and Rakesh Khan, P.E., are presenting “Nondestructive Testing for Aging Utility Infrastructure” at the IEEE PES General Meeting, July 16-20, 2017, in Chicago. Clymer and Khan will review industry challenges associated with aging structures and discuss FDHV’s proprietary solutions for evaluating foundations and restoring at-risk towers to safe capacity levels. […]

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SiteSafe’s Garcia Speaks at NEDAS Spring Summit

Noel Garcia, vice president of engineering and field operations for SiteSafe (a business of FDH Velocitel), is an invited panel speaker at the NEDAS Spring Summit in New York City on April 20. Garcia will discuss “Designing for Small Cell and DAS: The Criticality of EME Consideration.” Garcia brings to SiteSafe more than 25 years […]

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FDHVelocitel to Present and Exhibit at EEI’s TDM&MA conference

FDH Velocitel’s Rakesh Anthony Khan, P.E., CWI (Director of Engineering) will co-present with Jeff DuPart (Transmission Supervising Engineer) of CenterPoint Energy on “The Value of Nondestructive Testing of Unknown Transmission Foundations” at EEI’s TDM&MA conference in Atlanta, April 2-5. Jeff Clymer, P.E. (VP of T&D Services) and Rakesh Khan will be available to discuss nondestructive […]

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NATE Releases A10.48 Video: Know It, Live It

Volume 2 of the #ClimberConnection series was recently launched by the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) with a new safety video on the ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard. NATE ramped up the production quality of the already solid video series, which now features host Ryan Van Duzer, a travel journalist often seen on the Discovery Channel, […]

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Peavey Appointed to Safety Committee

Troy Peavey, director of field operations for Stainless, recently accepted an invitation from the National Association of Tower Erectors to serve as a member of the association’s Safety and Education Committee. Peavey has spent his entire career in the broadcast and wireless industry, serving the last five years with Stainless, a broadcast subsidiary of FDH […]

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FDHV Receives First Wave of Tower Work from Nationwide Channel Repack

FDH Velocitel was recently awarded a nationwide contract to inspect more than 300 broadcast towers, ranging in height from approximately 200 to 2,000 feet. The $1.4M project represents the first wave of tower work anticipated from the nationwide channel repack following the Federal Communication Commission’s incentive auctions of TV broadcast spectrum. FDHV’s qualified tower crews […]

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