Keep calm and moustache on…

This year our team in participating in Movember to help raise funds for men’s health issues like prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health challenges. That’s right, we are growing moustaches! You can learn more about this great cause here: http://movember.com Stay tuned…   read more →

How to Think Green in the Construction and Maintenance of Transmission Lines

Both private sector and public electrical utility companies are making strides in going green, including in the construction and maintenance of high voltage transmission lines. Why go green? Some reasons are practical, like the need for new materials as the supply of high quality timber becomes more limited; while other reasons take into account preserving.. read more →

The Pros and Cons of Materials for Overhead Transmission Line Structures

When it comes to electrical overhead transmission structures, there are four main materials commonly used to construct them: wood, steel concrete and fibre reinforced polymers. Historically, wood, steel and concrete have been the most frequently used materials for transmission structures. Recently, advances in materials technology have provided the opportunity for companies to use high tech.. read more →

What is Composite?

Composite materials are made from two or more constituent materials with different physical or chemical properties which when combined form a material with characteristics different from the individual components. The individual components remain separate and distinct within the finished structure, resulting in a finished product that is stronger, lighter or less expensive than traditional materials… read more →

New environmental standard achieved for transmission structures through collaboration between Transmission Innovations and BC Hydro

VANCOUVER, B.C. August 29, 2013. FRP Transmission Innovations Inc., in collaboration with BC Hydro, is excited to set a new environmental standard for high voltage infrastructure with the installation of a fibre reinforced polymer H-frame structure built for transmission lines. This installation represents a number of important firsts: The first polyurethane cross arm for high voltage lines.. read more →

Welcome to the blog!

Welcome to the new Transmission Innovations blog. For our first post we would like to briefly introduce you to the company and give you a run down on what you can expect to read from us over the coming weeks and months. Feel free to contribute to the conversation by commenting at the end of.. read more →

29 Aug 2013
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