PLH GROUP NEWS
PLH Group’s Top 10 Stories of 2021
Date: January 23, 2022
2021 was another successful year for PLH Group and its business units. Despite global impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, teams throughout all of our business units continued to advance our mission of providing energy infrastructure solutions to the North American electric power and pipeline industries while prioritizing safe, quality work. Let’s take a look back at some of our top stories from 2021.
Southeast Directional Drilling participated in The Pipeliners Association of Houston Spring Golf Tournament. Participants networked with other industry experts while raising money for charity.
PLH Group’s 10th Annual Safety Summit had over 50 in-person and virtual attendees, including participants from all of PLH Group’s business units. Attendees shared and engaged in best practices, presentations, and ideas for continuing to enhance the company’s safety culture.
Human Resources Director – Electric Segment Delinda Krazer treats fellow employees like family, especially for the crew working on Cedar Creek Lake. She offered them a change in dinner plans from their usual eating out to a home-cooked meal consisting of chili, tacos, and sour cream enchiladas. Yum!
PLH Group storm response teams aid natural disaster sites across the country year after year. Knowing first-hand the devastation these disasters can cause, PLH Group encourages everyone to have a storm response plan to protect family, organization, and community members.
As we observed April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, PLH Group focused on the first step to minimizing driving distractions—eliminating temptations.
Southeast Directional Drilling (SEDD) employees Jake Abbott and Kurtis Beutin were refueling at a gas station in Deposit, New York, when a fellow customer’s truck backfired and caught fire. The fast-acting SEDD employees jumped into action, extinguishing the fire and preventing further danger.
As covered by T&D World, a group of electric power industry experts – including PLH Group’s Executive Vice President of Business Development Bill Sales – discussed how the pandemic caused a unique kind of storm that hit the electric transmission and substation business. The discussion, which took place on November 3, also explored what the future holds for the industry.
PLH Group’s Utility safety and operations professions joined fellow industry experts from across the country in Dallas, Texas, for the iP Utility Safety Conference and Expo. The conference and expo focused on education, insight, strategy, product innovation, and networking with the goal of elevating the safety culture throughout the electric Utility industry.
Hart Energy recognized PLH Group’s Chief Administration Officer Lacy Kiser with the “Impactful Veterans in Energy” honor, recognizing his significant contribution to the advancement of the energy industry coupled with his commitment to serving the people of the United States.
As featured in T&D World, PLH Group business units Power Line Services, Air2, TESSCO Energy Services, and Edison Power Constructors responded immediately to storm recovery and restoration efforts in areas impacted most by Hurricane Ida. Hurricane Ida made landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, on August 29, as a Category 4 hurricane.