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Mintek brings you the latest in EAM/CMMS systems and news in the major cable industries each week from around the globe. Learn how these new developments in EAM/CMMS and cable can affect your business or home.

EAM/CMMS news in the U.S.

This week’s news focuses on how preventive maintenance can help prepare for and against disaster situations in nature and at work.

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  1. Oil & Gas Equipment Maker Fined $111K Over Safety Violations by Andy Szal, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration levied 29 citations and proposed penalties totaling $111,000 against Exterran Energy Solutions LP, which produces equipment for the oil and gas industry.

Cable News around the Globe

This week’s cable updates focus on mergers, retail options for cable, and new streaming features.

  1. Gigabites: US Ignites Gig+ Wireless Consortium
    by Mari Silbey, n today’s edition of Gigabites, the White House plans for and funds new gigabit+ wireless research with the help of US Ignite, Austin joins the “Gigabit Smart Communities” project, a customer in Atlanta shares his experience with Comcast DOCSIS 3.1 service and more.
  2. Comcast Could Be Your Next Mobile Provider
    by Mari Silbey, Comcast has confirmed its mobile ambitions with the formation of a new mobile business division headed by long-time Comcast executive Greg Butz. A report of the new business arrangement was first published by Multichannel News and has since been confirmed by Comcast.
  3. 18 Months On, Google Fiber Lands in Charlotte
    by Mari Silbey,It’s been a year and a half since Google Fiber announced it would bring gigabit service to Charlotte, N.C., but the wait is finally over.

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