Tools & Technology

From helicopters and shears to software, utility vegetation management requires updated tools for success.


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Electric Utility Operations

Awarding the Top Tool of the Trade for 2022

Oct. 17, 2022
The T&D World team honored the finalists at the Lineman's BBQ on Friday night. Which of the category winners won the top three spots?
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Vegetation Management

Expert Insights: IVM Is Key to Biodiversity

Oct. 5, 2022
Backed by decades of environmental right-of-way research, the use of Integrated Vegetation Management strategies is gaining momentum throughout the industry.
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Vegetation Management

Utility E-book Details Benefits of BMP for Vegetation Management

Sept. 2, 2022
Free to download, the digital resource details best management practices for protecting native plants, wildlife habitat, utility infrastructure and your bottom line.
Vegetation Management

10 Ways to Minimize the Effects of Herbicide Spray Drift and Volatility

Aug. 3, 2022
Follow these best practices for herbicide applications to optimize vegetation management results and avoid off-target control issues caused by herbicide volatility and spray drift...
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Vegetation Management

Trimming With Selective Control

July 3, 2022
Still investing in tree removal strategies? Learn how chemical side-trim applications can improve results and cost efficiency by only controlling problem areas of targeted trees...


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Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Feb. 16, 2022
Learn about the tools and practices that minimize power equipment caused fires.
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Vegetation Management

Crew-Based Technology’s Adoption Goes Mainstream

June 8, 2020
Four major utilities deploy technology in different ways for their vegetation management programs.
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Vegetation Management

Cordless Outdoor Power Equipment System Saves Time for Arborists

May 25, 2020
Makita U.S.A. offers cordless equipment with reduced maintenance and instant starts to improve the productivity of vegetation management professionals.
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Electric Utility Operations

Milwaukee Designs Utility Impact Wrench for Linemen

March 1, 2019
As the industry’s only cordless impact wrench made specifically for linemen, the tool delivers 30% faster drilling than other cordless options available.
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Tools & Technology

Technology Revolutionizes Rangeland Monitoring

Jan. 9, 2019
The Rangeland Analysis Platform (RAP) provides the first-ever vegetation cover maps for rangelands from the Great Plains to the Pacific Ocean.