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Low Country Utilities Coordinating Committee(LUCC) Minutes – November 7, 2012

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in News, Recent Work | 0 comments

The LCUU meeting was held on November 7, 2012 in North Charleston. Josh Black, with Ertel Construction, will serve as the Secretary of LUCC in the coming year and will communicate with other public utilities regarding damage prevention. Ertel Construction, Inc was also the recipient of the 2012 Contractor of the Year for damage prevention in South Carolina.  Congratulations ERTEL!   Click here to view LUCC Meeting Notes

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Ertel Construction, Inc. provides power restoration to NJ

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Home Slider, News, Recent Work | 0 comments

Ertel Construction, Inc. provides power restoration to NJ

Ertel Construction continues to provide power restoration in New Jersey after the Nor’easter storm hit the area on Wednesday, November 7, 2012.  At least 658,000 utility customers remained without electricity across the region, most of them in New York and New Jersey.  The New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie,  told reporters Thursday morning that the nor’easter was responsible for 167,000 new outages, but praised utility workers who were trying to get the lights and heat back on.  Christie said “These men and women on the...

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Superstorm Sandy, Help with Power Restoration on East coast

Posted by on Oct 30, 2012 in Home Slider, News, Recent Work | 0 comments

Superstorm Sandy, Help with Power Restoration on East coast

In October,  just a day after Hurricane Sandy, our crews were fully engaged in storm restoration in the hardest hit areas of Northern Virginia assisting Dominion Power. Power was restored to all customers and then Ertel’s crew’s moved north to provide restoration to other utility customers. Hurricane Sandy compared to land was about the size of Texas, a massive storm in diameter.  The strength of the storm set a record for barometric pressure.  The approach of the storm combined with the strength produced major storm surges to New York...

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Rotary Team Sponsor on October 4, 2012

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Ertel Construction, Inc., has been invited by SCE&G to participate in this year’s Benefit Golf Tournament for Gift of Life and other Rotary Programs hosted by the Rotary Club of North Charleston.  The event will take place on October 4, 2012 at The Golf Club at Wescott Plantation. The proceeds from this tournament go towards helping children born with life-threatening conditions.  Ertel Construction, Inc., is proud to be a sponsor for the event this year.

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LUCC Contractor’s Seminar on November 7, 2012

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Ertel Construction’s Safety Team and Managers will attend the LUCC Contractor’s Seminar on November 7th, 2012 at the Sand Dunes Club on Sullivan’s Island in Charleston, SC. This event is open to all area utility contractors, utility personnel, excavators, landscapers, engineering firms and locating firms. During the seminar, SC811 (PUPS) will be presenting a Contractor/Excavator/Locator/Consultant of the Year Award to the company who, through their scope of work, has done an exceptional job of preventing damages to utilities. ...

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Hurricane Isaac Storm Restoration

Posted by on Sep 14, 2012 in News, Recent Work | 0 comments

Ertel crews were mobilized on August 28th to support power restoration efforts in Mississippi and Louisiana in support of Hurricane Isaac power restoration. Ertel crews were sent to support Entergy in Metro East New Orleans, LA and four Ertel crews were sent to support Entergy in McComb, MS. The crews in Metro East New Orleans work to restore power for the Lower 9th Ward district. The district had 100 percent power outage when the Ertel crews began their restoraration efforts. The crews replaced numerous damaged poles, transformers, and...

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A Derecho (Summer Storm) hits Mid-Atlantic States in June 2012

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in News, Recent Work | 0 comments

A Derecho (Summer Storm) hits Mid-Atlantic States in June 2012

A severe summer storm called a Derecho hit the mid-Atlantic states in June causing major power outages.  A Derecho (Spanish for straight) is a widespread and long-lived, violent convectively induced straight-line windstorm that is associated with a fast-moving band of severe thunderstorms in the form of a squall line usually taking the form of a bow echo – (Wikipedia). Ertel Construction, Inc. currently has crews mobilized to aid in the restoration of power due to the severe storms on June 29th . Ertel’s crews worked diligently to...

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Daily Safety Focus

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Have you ever made a decision to break a safety rule? How long did it take for you to reach that decision? What did you gain by taking a chance? It only takes a moment to decide to break a safety rule, yet that one moment could change your life forever. Today’s Tail Gate Safety Topic offers you an opportunity to think about your personal safety behavior, both on and off the job. We’ll talk specifically about taking safety risks, your personal commitment to safety, and what you can do to keep that commitment...

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Online Application

Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in News | 0 comments

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