Month: June 2019

Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, nonprofit organization with a driving passion to feed the world through children’s initiatives, community events, and disaster response. Since being founded by Hal Donaldson in 1994, more than 100 million people have been served throughout the world by Convoy of Hope. A Convoy of Hope Community Event is a …

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Trenchless Technology Center

Leading the Way through Comprehensive Validation of Emerging 3D Imaging Technology for the Inspection of Manholes and Sewer Pipelines The Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) at Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech) is an industry/university/government cooperative research center. TTC has been a leader in advancing all areas of the science and practice related to underground infrastructure pipeline …

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How Internal Traffic Control Plans Help Save Lives

These 2018 highway work zone fatalities occurred within less than two months of each other: • A 68-year-old roller machine operator at a Tampa, Florida, highway construction project died in mid-September when his equipment toppled on a dirt embankment and trapped him underneath. • In late October, a 43-year-old worker was killed on I-64 in …

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Nulca Down Under

I recently returned to Queensland, Australia from the 2019 CGA 811 Excavation Safety Conference & Expo held in Florida. I have been fortunate to attend the past five conferences. This year, I attended multiple locator-specific sessions and, for me, it added to the appeal of the event. As the President of Nulca Australia, I appreciate …

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Major gas leak; evacuation in Simmesport

SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB) – A natural gas line is leaking on Lincoln Street in Simmesport. Authorities are evacuating the area until further notice: Lincoln Street, Juneau Street and Carver Street. The gas has been shut off to the entire town. Simmesport Mayor Leslie Draper said this process may take about 2-3 hours…read more.