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Natural Gas vs. Coal Power Plants

Natural Gas vs. Coal Power Plants

Natural gas is coal's main competitor in the electricity generation industry. Over the past decade, natural gas has been quickly replacing coal, and many industry experts believe that it will eventually replace coal entirely. To put it in perspective, the EIA reports...

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What Is Aggregate Processing?

What Is Aggregate Processing?

What Is Aggregate Processing? Aggregate is essential to the construction industry.  However, before aggregate can be used, it must be processed. But what is aggregate processing?  Aggregate processing is the act of taking raw aggregate from a quarry and refining it...

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Is There a Way to Make Natural Gas Greener

Is There a Way to Make Natural Gas Greener

According to the United States Energy Information Administration, natural gas already produces less carbon dioxide than coal, oil, diesel fuel, gasoline, and propane. This does not mean, however, that there is no way to reduce the carbon footprint of natural gas for...

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How Does Trenchless Sewer Repair Work?

How Does Trenchless Sewer Repair Work?

The average person rarely thinks about their sewer pipes.  That is, until the sewer pipes are no longer functioning properly.  Once the pipes become a problem, they're often the only part of the property a person can think about.  At this point, all parties involved...

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Civil and Pipeline Eco-Friendly Construction Practices

Civil and Pipeline Eco-Friendly Construction Practices

Eco-friendly construction practices are becoming more important today than ever before.  Climate change has been growing in public interest and has generated discussion and even legislation about the conservation of natural resources and protection of the environment....

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Concrete Box Culvert Bridge Construction

Concrete Box Culvert Bridge Construction

The bridge. It’s been an age-old engineering challenge.  While the basic concept and principles remain the same, bridge design and construction has actually changed significantly over the last several years. A perfect example of this is concrete box culvert bridge...

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Pipeline Maintenance and Repair Services

Pipeline Maintenance and Repair Services

While there have been many advances in various types of energy sources, the United States still remains highly reliant on oil and gas. In fact, there are more than 1.6 million miles of natural gas pipeline alone.  While much of it is underground, there are still many...

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Natural Gas Processing Explained

Natural Gas Processing Explained

Natural gas processing is vital for a few reasons.  First and foremost, raw natural gas is far from clean and needs impurities removed so as not to add harmful pollutants to the environment.  Secondly, many of the components of raw gas are valuable fuels.  These...

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Coal vs Natural Gas

Coal vs Natural Gas

A common Google search these days is “coal vs natural gas.”  This is understandable, as for the last decade, coal and natural gas have been duking it out to hold the title as the primary source of electricity in the United States.  We would all like to see faster...

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