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M.J. Electric crew assists injured bird

While working on a wire pull along the North Appleton-Morgan transmission line project late Monday afternoon, M.J. Electric General Foreman Derrick Johnson noticed an injured sandhill crane in the right-of-way. The bird was unable to fly and not moving very well. Katie Unke, GEI environmental consultant on the project, contacted a local Wisconsin Department of […]

Construction to initiate on southeast Wisconsin transmission line

City of Franklin Hike and Bike Trail and Mukwonago Recreation Trail to be intermittently closed PEWAUKEE, Wis. – ATC owns and operates a 14-mile, 138-kilovolt electric transmission line between the village of Mukwonago and the city of Muskego known as the St. Martins-Edgewood-Mukwonago Rebuild Project. Construction will initiate at the end of July 2018 to […]

ATC Interns lend a hand at The Women’s Center

On Thursday, July 19, American Transmission Co. interns joined 32 area organizations to participate in United Way’s Annual Intern Day of Action. The event provided an opportunity for ATC interns to support a local volunteer project that made an immediate, visible impact on our greater community. ATC interns volunteered at The Women’s Center in Waukesha, […]

Crews save family of kestrels by relocating nest to new electric transmission pole

A family of American kestrels is safely nesting in an American Transmission Co. pole thanks to the keen eye and ingenuity of a construction crew. The birds had settled into a pole partially hollowed out by a woodpecker in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. When it came time to replace the pole, the crew ensured that the […]

Are you smarter than these fifth graders?

Would you know how to light a match with a hatchet? Do you know how to use a map and a compass to find your way through a forest? Do you know the most important factors if faced with a survival situation? Those are just some of the skills that the fifth-grade class from Forest […]