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GPA adds two bucket trucks to fleet

by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - The Guam Power Authority has added two new bucket trucks to its fleet. Each truck is worth $260,000 and has been outfitted with cost saving measures to ensure the lifespan of the vehicles are extended. Fleet operations service manager Jimmy Pangelinan.

"We found a system that called counter act what it does is it send magnetic pulses throughout the body and throughout the boom and it prevents it from rusting so that will cut down on the preventive maintenance and down time and extends the life of the bucket truck in its entirety," he said.

Today was the first day the trucks were activated and according to Pangelinan is just the beginning of a three year contingency plan to bring in two bucket trucks a year to replace the older fleet.

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