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Addressing the Future of Technology

Posted by Darlene Rouleau on Aug 16, 2017 9:30:00 AM

The technological landscape is constantly changing.  At New Century Software, we strive to stay on the cutting edge of new technology, understand its value, and use it for solutions that meet your business needs.  New technologies can provide great value; however, we also want to maintain a stable solution base for our clients.

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Topics: Esri, technology, ArcGIS Pro

Detecting Leaks and Preventing Misfortunes

Posted by Shelly on Aug 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

To say that a leaking pipeline is no good may be the understatement of all time. We hear about the major pipeline leaks and spills, but what about leaks that happen closer to home? Like inside your house or business. Would you know what to look for and what to do when a pipe leak is suspected? 

It’s simple, really, and starts with your senses. Use your nose, eyes, and ears to stop a potentially unstable situation before it becomes worse.

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Topics: Pipeline Safety, leak detection, 811

Keeping You Informed

Posted by Sarah on Jul 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Keeping our customers in the know about our software is of utmost importance, so based on requests from our user community, New Century Software has started publishing a quarterly support bulletin.  The goal is to keep you, the user, informed of our release plans, software updates, and compatibility with utilized third-party software.

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Topics: software, support

ArcMap Tips & Tricks: Part III

Posted by Andy Sauer on Jul 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In the second  installment of our ArcMap tips and tricks we walked through creating keyboard shortcuts. In this last portion we'll be discussing finding PODS feature classes and Ctrl and Alt key shortcuts.   

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Topics: Esri, ArcMap

Fireworks and Where They Come From

Posted by Jennifer on Jul 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Happy 4th of July! In celebration of the holiday we took a look at everyone's favorite part, the fireworks, and the history of how they came about.  

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Topics: holidays, July 4th, fireworks

Meet Your In-Line Inspections Team

Posted by Jennifer on Jun 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Always expanding to meet pipeline operator and industry needs, we’re delighted to announce the formation of an In-Line Inspection (ILI) services team! We’ve always dabbled in select ILI services, and now it’s time to utilize the full potential of our knowledgeable staff. The team is dedicated to supporting operators with all things ILI-related including general ILI support, interpretation of results, tool validation, raw data review, data alignment, run comparison, corrosion growth, and data management and integration. Lead by team manager, Phil Tisovec, the team possesses diverse ILI, GIS and data management experience; see what each member brings to the table! 

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Topics: ILI, In-Line Inspection

ArcMap Tips & Tricks: Part II

Posted by Andy Sauer on Jun 23, 2017 11:00:00 AM

In the first installment of our ArcMap tips and tricks we talked about using the mouse wheel to zoom in and out, as well as turning off the auto-draw option when adding a new feature class. This week we're looking at creating a shortcut for selected features.

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Topics: Esri, ArcMap

ArcMap Tips & Tricks: Part I

Posted by Andy Sauer on Jun 14, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Whether you’re a daily Esri ArcMap consumer, or just an intermittent user, there’s always some new trick to discover. Here at New Century, we learn new functionality all the time! I've put together a list of my top five favorite tips. Check out the first two tips here!

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Topics: Esri, ArcMap

New In-Line Inspection Requirements

Posted by Nicole Tebow on Jun 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

We like to keep you in the loop of all things regarding regulatory compliance, and on March 24, 2017 the Pipeline and Hazardous  Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA’s) Incident Notification Rule went into effect. While this regulation affected a broad range of items, from 49 CFR 190 to 49 CFR 199, we would like to discuss a couple of seemingly simple paragraphs whose implications could have easily been overlooked. Now, incorporated by reference and as a requirement for hazardous liquids, as stated under 49 CFR 195.591, In-Line Inspection of Pipelines are:
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Topics: PHMSA, ILI, 49 CFR 195

Establishing Risk Tolerance Criteria

Posted by Rupesh Muthyala on May 31, 2017 12:17:07 PM

Integrity Management program requires pipeline operators to consider various elements, and out of those elements, risk assessment plays a crucial role. To achieve actionable risk results, it is vital to know how to validate the results, and we have also found, setting risk tolerance limits better facilitates achieving actionable risk results. So the question is: how do you go about establishing risk tolerance criteria?


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Topics: Integrity Management, Risk Assessment, Risk Analysis, Risk Tolerance

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