Day: August 12, 2021

USIC Partners on Workforce Training Initiative

INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis-based utility damage prevention services provider USIC LLC is partnering with the Hinds Career Center in Elwood. The company says the partnership will provide underground utility locating training to high school seniors. USIC President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Ryan says the training students will receive will make them eligible to be hired by …

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Piedmont Natural Gas, Duke Energy remind communities to call 811 before digging

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of 811 Day, Piedmont Natural Gas and Duke Energy are reminding their customers and communities to call 811 before digging to protect the nation’s underground utility infrastructure, prevent potential personal injury and avoid electric and natural gas outages.   “During the warmer months and as we … Read …

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UGI Encourages Residents and Contractors to Call Before Digging

August 11 is designated as National 811 Day and residents are reminded to work safely and “Call Before You Dig” when planning home or business construction projects. This simple practice will help keep individuals safe and prevent damage to underground facilities. Pennsylvania law … Read more

Gold Shovel Association Announces Pre-Excavation Standards

Mapping, Locate & Mark Activities Added to Damage Prevention Certification Program We can only meet our goal of zero damages when we work together to ensure safety at every step in the process.” — Mel Christopher TEMPE, AZ, UNITED STATES, August 11, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Gold Shovel Association Announces Pre-Excavation Standards Mapping, Locate & Mark Activities Added …

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811 Day reminds people to dial before digging

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Virginia Natural Gas wants to make sure you don’t dig yourself into trouble this summer. If you’re planning on breaking ground on a new outdoor project, you need to make sure it’s safe to do so first. August 11 … Read more