Day: August 15, 2021

Keys to Transforming Safety & Organizational Performance

Organizations have a unique opportunity to transform their safety and organizational performance by adopting an alternative, but proven, strategy and approach. This approach requires leaders to think and manage differently and challenges industry paradigms and assumptions. Leaders should adopt these three principles in their safety and loss prevention systems to transform organizational performance: Study and …

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Augmented Reality Becomes a Reality in Oil and Gas

For years, augmented reality (AR) seemed like a far-off dream for many industry applications, but the technology has grown so quickly that it’s now an accurate and cost-effective tool commonly found in the oil and gas sector. Today’s simple, compact devices are suitable for any size contractor and provide realtime, onsite views of proposed improvements. …

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Notification Centers and stakeholders across the country are launching creative campaigns to promote safe digging for 811 Day, August 11. A few standout efforts this year include a $3,000 landscaping makeover offered by Texas811, a virtual scavenger hunt by Arizona 811, and a locally brewed “811 Pilsner” being rolled out by Okie 811! Texas 811 …

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On 811 Day, Atmos Energy reminds Coloradoans that every dig counts

To protect underground utility lines, Atmos Energy observes 811 Day annually on Aug. 11 as a reminder for everyone to practice safe digging. 811 Day is an initiative led by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to ensure the practice of safe digging is echoed in communities by … Read …

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National Fuel reminds the public to ‘Call Before You Dig’

ERIE — In recognition of 811 Day, National Fuel is reminding homeowners and professional contractors to “Call Before You Dig.” Pennsylvania state law requires residents to call 811 – a free service – before digging in order to prevent accidental damage to underground utility lines. Digging without knowing the approximate … Read more

Michels Canada completes Canada’s longest HDD installation

Michels Canada extended the limits of trenchless construction in Canada by using horizontal directional drilling (HDD) to complete a 3540 m crossing in Burlington, Ontario, under the Hidden Lake Golf Club. The installation is part of Imperial’s Waterdown to Finch Project, a proactive … Read more