London’s antiquated gas mains being replaced with modern piping system

In 1985, a fractured 6” cast iron gas main exploded on a block of three-story luxury flats in Putney, a London suburb, killing eight people and trapping dozens in the rubble. The tragedy led to a government safety inquiry which determined that the break occurred due to vertical loading stresses, most likely from the heavy vehicles that serviced the building.

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Large-Diameter Success in India

McElroy India has completed its first large-diameter HDPE pipe project and its success — along with an appreciation letter from the client — gives them every reason to believe that this is only the beginning of the large-diameter projects they will accomplish in India. Against competition from local vendors, McElroy India and Dura-Line India were selected for an industrial project after a quality team inspected a TracStar® 900 machine at McElroy India’s office in Bangalore. …

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