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A supertanker voyage through the Northwest Passage

...prove more profitable than tankers. Before they got any permits, the consortium purchased 800 miles of fine-grain steel pipe from Japanese companies."Eight-hundred miles of one-eighth-inch pipe was not cheap," Helfferich said as he...
BP seeking repair help

ANCHORAGE - Oil giant BP searched for skilled workers and steel pipe Tuesday to replace badly corroded transit lines that this week forced the shutdown of operations at the largest oil field in the...
Downtown sewer erupts second time

...worked until 10:30 p.m. to replace a section of steel pipe with an 8-foot length of PVC piping. Saltwater intrusion...different from today's,'' he said. ``We would not use steel pipe today.'' There were no reports of damage to local...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...repairs were completed Tuesday night. A wastewater utility crew worked until 10:30 p.m. to replace a section of steel pipe with an 8-foot length of PVC piping. Saltwater intrusion and electrolysis caused by nearby power lines brought about...
Team refits 165 gray whale bones for Kodiak display

...with nuts and bolts like a puzzle, with silicon and steel pipe and rods providing bonding. Reconstruction of the S-curve. Welder Stanley Wolrich bent a 2-inch steel pipe that runs the entire length of the backbone so that the...
Water main break damages Palmer street

...Tuesday night at a city council meeting. He described the damage as a 4-foot crack running laterally down the 10-inch steel pipe. Water lifted up the portion of the street where the geyser punched through, buckling and cracking the asphalt. The...
Small fire forces evacuation of JDHS construction workers

...quickly extinguished the blaze after the building was evacuated, Mielke said. The fire started when a smoldering piece of steel pipe cut with a torch on the second floor fell into the first-floor wall and burned several wooden studs and plastic pipe...
Alaska Digest

...from a 34-inch diameter pipeline in the tundra about 250 miles above the Arctic Circle. The arctic-grade carbon-steel pipe, which leads eventually to the trans-Alaska pipeline, lies above ground but is covered by a layer of gravel, as...
Alaska Editorial: 'All-Alaska' gas line economics don't add up

...long-term future. Even the name, the all-Alaska line, is a deception. It would take about the same 800 miles of steel pipe to build the line to Valdez as it would to build the line to the Canadian border, on its way to Alberta. Same distance...
Pigs to test future site for bear sanctuary

...Eventually, the group plans for the two clarifier tanks to be joined by a tunnel constructed of 6-inch-diameter stainless steel pipe leftover from the mill. One tank will have an island in the middle surrounded by a 6-foot-deep moat, which will...


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