Tank Jacking

Tank Jacking

How many jacks does it take to raise a tank?  Well, that depends on many factors – with the most important being the tank’s weight.  It took 24 jacks to raise a two-million-gallon above ground storage tank in Northern Kentucky. …
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In-house versus third party storage tank inspections

In-house versus third party storage tank inspections

Storage tanks, just like any asset, require attention and maintenance.  Storage tanks – whether they hold water, gasoline or a chemical – should be frequently evaluated.  Tank operators can help keep their tanks in working order by performing regular in-house …
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Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group: Four great companies in one

Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group: Four great companies in one

Communication Towers and Water Towers – you see them everywhere.  Water is necessary to sustain life.  Some might argue that cell phones are a necessity to modern life.  The products and services of the employee-owned Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group …
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Why Do Tanks Collapse?

Why Do Tanks Collapse?

You’re out in the middle of nowhere, and your water tank suddenly collapses. Now you’re left without clean water and have to figure out how to prevent it from happening again. Water tanks are vital in our lives but can …
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Storage Tanks – A Slice of Americana

Storage Tanks – A Slice of Americana

Unassuming structures though they might be, most water tanks hold a lot of history along with the liquid of life.  For something that most people take for granted – water towers serve many purposes.  Not only do they store water …
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Tank Maintenance

The Do’s and Don’ts of Tank Maintenance

Storage tank maintenance is like any other kind of maintenance. There are best practices you should follow and bad practices to avoid.  Here is a list at some dos and don’ts of tank maintenance. Do get your tank inspected regularly: …
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PTTG introduces new style composite tank

PTTG introduces new style composite tank

In keeping true to fashion, Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group President Ben Johnston has once again used a napkin over dinner to start the beginning of a new style composite tank that three years later resulted in the patent-pending of …
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Thermal Energy Storage Tanks

Thermal Energy Storage Tanks

Thermal energy tanks are reservoirs for storing energy in chilled water district cooling systems. Water has a better thermal transfer than air. Thermal energy storage has been around for decades and continues to prove an efficient and economical storage method. …
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PTTG named a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

PTTG named a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group wants to be prepared for whatever Mother Nature might produce. The National Weather Service recently recognized PTTG, the Henderson County Public Library, and AMG Aluminum North America as Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors. Each organization had to …
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