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Pre-Excavation Checklist

Before EVERY Excavation IN THE OFFICE ☐ Review all drawings, plans, engineering blueprints for existing buried facilities ☐ Proposed excavation area has been marked in

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One Call Spotlight: OHIO811

Each year, representatives from OHIO811 and their member utilities participate in dozens of trade shows and community events across the state of Ohio. They interact

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ORCGA DPT Certification Program

UTILITY LOCATING IDENTIFIES AND MARKS underground public and private utilities, including sewer and water, electric, oil and gas, telecommunications, fiber optics, and more. Locators provide detailed

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The Value of Nulca

Nulca, the organization for utility locating professionals, recognizes the critical role the locating function plays in the underground damage prevention process, and that locators are

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Late Locate Symposium

IN DECEMBER 2019, twenty-five industry leaders participated in a Late Locate Symposium to improve the timely delivery of locates within Ontario. The goal of the

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NEW GPR Congress

The last few months have been increasingly difficult for everyone worldwide as we work together to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. After safety concerns in California

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No UPSIDE

A line locator is a fairly simple tool – a coil (or coils) in the receiver produces an electric charge when exposed to a moving

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Utility Designation Overseas

THE PROSPECT of flying halfway around the world for a project involving utility designation might seem like an exciting but nearly impossible task. When the opportunity

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The Fiber Optic Association (FOA)

The Fiber Optic Association (FOA) THE FIBER OPTIC Association (FOA) is the international professional society of fiber optics, chartered to promote professionalism in fiber optics through

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