Day: June 20, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS! 2018 CGA 811 Excavation Safety Conference & Expo March 6-8, 2018 Phoenix Convention Center

Infrastructure Resources, LLC invites subject matter experts within the damage prevention community to submit their abstracts for consideration for this premiere international event dedicated to providing education and resources on protecting our buried infrastructure. The Benefits: • Make a difference in the industry by connecting with those who can effect change. • Be recognized as …

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Recent Trends in GIS Improve Damage Prevention Process

How many times have you sent a locator to mark a site only to find that your utilities are a safe distance away? Unnecessary field locates waste time and resources. Fortunately, with GIS technology, needless locates are avoidable. Ticket management software merges ticket information with mapping data. Users can then see a map with ticket …

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Windstorm Power Outages in Michigan Create “Overhead vs. Underground” Debate

Ann Arbor, MI – A major windstorm knocked out power to more than a million homes, businesses, schools and other buildings across Michigan in March, causing Rep. Yousef Rabhi to wonder if there is a better way to deliver electricity… like burying power lines? The Ann Arbor Representative said the damage left behind by the …

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Gold Shovel Standard Adds Kevin Miller to its Board of Directors

Kevin Miller of Miller Pipeline has joined the Board of Directors of the Gold Shovel Standard (GSS), a non-profit organization committed to improving workforce and public safety and the integrity of vital buried infrastructure. Miller is currently President at Miller Pipeline, where he began his career in 1973. He worked in nearly every capacity within …

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