The steel utility pole is an engineered product. It is designed to ASCE criteria, NESC minimum load requirements, and uses material and manufacturing to ASTM International specifications and welding to AWS specifications.
Steel utility poles increase system reliability and require less labor for installation and maintenance.
Non-toxic and 100% recyclable, steel poles offer a long-term solution for regulatory pressures to buy recycled and recyclable materials.
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A detailed, peer-reviewed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study finds that steel poles outperform wood poles in key environmental measures.
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Linemen from many utilities within the Nebraska Rural Electric Association (NREA) in Sidney, Nebraska work with steel distribution poles in hotline training. The lineman training focuses on the benefits of working with steel utility poles, and the linemen's satisfaction with steel utility poles. Steel distribution poles are light in weight and easy to install, require less maintenance, and offer lower overall life cycle cost.
12/21/2016 - All 150 steel poles have been set. This project is part of the utility’s comprehensive initiative to improve storm resiliency and service reliability.
12/15/2016 - New fire-resistant steel poles will improve the infrastructure and overall public safety in the region.
9/28/2016 - San Diego Gas & Electric is poised to begin a massive project to replace 2,000 wooden poles with steel poles throughout the Cleveland National Forest.
9/14/2016 - Public Service Company of Oklahoma is getting ready to replace many older wooden poles with steel poles to meet the community's future needs.
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