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Handling the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey’s Gulf Coast Devastation

Handling the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey’s Gulf Coast Devastation

Natural disasters like hurricanes often hit so fast and with such a huge impact that the traumatic effects and lasting damage are beyond human comprehension. Since natural disasters are beyond man’s control, they often remind us of mankind’s limitations and of our greatest strengths when heroes and recovery strategies arise. During the aftermath, the shocking loss of lives, homes, communities and livelihoods is compounded by lasting effects on the economy within the geographic reach of the physical hurricane as well as within the reach of all affected industries. Unfortunately, a business doesn’t need to be located in the direct path of a hurricane to take a hit. Forbes magazine recently called Hurricane Harvey “one of the worst natural disasters to strike the U.S. in recorded history.”1 The catastrophic effects to the areas and people affected were plainly evident to anyone who looked at any news media in recent months. The less broadcasted outcome is the approximately $190 Billion dollars in economic loss also reported by Forbes magazine.2 Part of this huge multi-billion dollar loss came from the severe hit to the Texas coastline, a significant energy hub of the US and ... Read Full Post


CAN>LOC™ and CAN>GRIP™ Help Meet Demands of Multibillion Dollar HDD Market

CAN>LOC™ and CAN>GRIP™ Help Meet Demands of Multibillion Dollar HDD Market

The global horizontal directional drilling (HDD) market is expected to reach $14.95 billion by 2022, according to a recent report by Grand View Research, Inc. The HDD market has grown every year and growth will continue to be significant and bullish according to the report. The need for HDD for electrical and natural gas utilities is expected to remain steady, ensuring growth.1 Telecommunication, in particular, grows at a highly profitable rate since HDD is used for installation of cellular towers, cellular transmission lines, and fiber optic lines for the increasing demand for high-speed data transmission. HDD is used to connect underground pipes, wires, cables, and ducts with a trenchless underground drill technique that minimizes damage to infrastructure and environment. Fewer disturbances to commercial activities and traffic, less need for site rehabilitation, and less damage to natural habitats have increased demand for HDD. According to The Balance, a construction trade publication, HDD is safer and less vulnerable to weather issues than open trench work and is ideal for sites sensitive to disruptions like heavy traffic roadways and airport runways.2 To ... Read Full Post


UPCOMING EVENTS CALENDAR

As a leader in the PVC Electrical Product industry, CANTEX continually looks to identify and strengthen key partnership relationships on a global scale. Look for CANTEX representatives at the following upcoming Electrical Distribution and Retail events! Date Event Location February 26-28, 2018 2018 NAED South Central Region Conference Hilton San Diego Bayfront San Diego, CA ... Read Full Post