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How to Overcome Challenges in Powerline Construction Projects on Protected Land

On March 2, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Environmental regulations are often put in place to protect wildlife, plantlife, and surrounding habitats. What happens when these protections intersect with powerline construction projects? Keeping powerlines operational requires occasional access for maintenance and repairs. When the only right of way is through protected land, utility companies need viable solutions that provide safe access and minimize the environmental impact at the same time.

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Right-of-Way Clearing: 5 Best Practices for Safety Management

On October 14, 2021 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Electric power lines travel through dense areas with thick vegetation. Project managers must mitigate complex logistics throughout the installation process. However, before any major thoroughfare is primed for construction, it must be properly cleared through a process known as right-of-way (ROW) clearing. This includes building in swamps and wetlands, conducting upstream drilling operations, and carrying out wind farm construction and other renewable energy projects.

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On February 4, 2020 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

YAK MAT is excited to launch the YAK TRAK app. YAK TRAK connects our customers with the key details they need to manage their access and matting projects including real time updates, status of their mat delivery, estimated time of arrival, delays, quantity of mats and more.

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