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Linemen News: July 2017

From non-wires alternatives & grid operators, to saving power in commercial buildings, helicopter transmission linemen and then a bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate – there’s a lot going on in the world of electrical power and linemen. And we have it all right here for you.


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Wisdom from a Veteran Lineman

Recently, we had a conversation with Steve – a linemen who’s been working the job for 30 years. When he started as a lineman, they only had a 240V light bulb and a 1V meter as test equipment. Here are his words to his fellow linemen.


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Linemen News: June 2017

From the details of massive tree clean-up assistance by utilities in California to lowering the cost of solar and increasing the life of batteries across the world, we have all the electrical power industry news you need.


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Raising Awareness for Linemen Safety

Team Bevins has been traveling the country with Team Hubbell, demonstrating linemen safety tools and technology and raising awareness about the risks linemen take and the best new ways to prevent accidents. We recently hit events like SWEDE and the APPA Lineman Rodeo. Find out where we’ll be next!


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Linemen News: May 2017

From the way mobile is redefining mobile response to basics of how to improve your training program, we have all the relevant industry news – right here, just for you.


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ICOLIM 2017 a Success!

We’d like to take a big moment to say thank you to Frank Lopez, and everyone from Hubbell, for participating with us in this event. We appreciate your work in distribution, sales, and for being on the front lines, demonstrating our products to utilities, linemen and anyone else interested in keeping these guys safe on the line.


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Our Tradition: Linemen Safety in a Dangerous Job

M.W. Bevins founded this company in 1957, sometime after he had invented the Original Phasing Set – to provide a safer way for linemen to test for live voltage. Today, Rich Bevins – the grandson of MW – carries on the tradition of saving the lives of these brave men and women by continuing to create new instruments, tools and technology to be used in the electrical power industry.


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Bevins Takes on Denver’s Blucifer

One day I encountered Blucifer. I didn’t want to think about dead artisans, creepy airport paintings and cursed horses. I’d come to remind everyone that safety really does matter in the electric utility industry, and to discuss the newest innovations and ideas we’re developing at Bevins.


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Linemen News: March 2017

Climate changes continuing affects on the utility industry, Abu Dabi ready to spend $ on D&T infrastructure, and a great new way to take care of tree limb problems: It’s all here for you to read through quickly and easily.


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