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DON’T GET HUNG UP ON DEFLECTION – A LITTLE FLEXIBILITY GOES A LONG WAY

It is interesting to see some wide and varying opinions in the market on the subject of pole deflection and as the trend appears to be adopting taller and stronger structures, it could be well worth the time to explore whether to be more flexible.  The purpose of this article is to investigate the importance…
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COMMUNICATION POLES & MASTS – BUSTING THE MYTHS ABOUT STEEL

A friend at an Australian telecommunications company recently told me that they couldn’t use steel poles because they weren’t stiff enough and so bend too much in the wind when compared to concrete. I couldn’t believe the MYTH that I was hearing, especially as some of the biggest telecommunication poles and towers around the world…
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DULL AND BORING? STEEL POLE’S MAJOR ADVANCEMENT

Well Gateway Energy’s steel transmission poles might be dull but they are certainly not boring! Ordinary steel poles can be shiny, sometimes too shiny! especially when located next to major roadways or if a development has been approved based on non-shiny poles. Concrete poles have been the pole of choice in these situations, until now. …
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DESIGN FLEXIBILITY OF STEEL POLES, ANYTHING BUT SET IN CONCRETE

Gateway Energy’s steel poles provide a new level of value in design efficiencies at the front end, through to cost savings during construction, O&M. Steel allows traditional boundaries to be pushed. TOTAL PROJECT COST OUTCOMES With a focus on cost reduction and greater value, utilities are increasingly looking at total project cost outcomes now instead…
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