Locating

Public works installing blue flags to identify private hydrants

Mandan public works, engineering and planning, and fire departments will be marking and identifying approximately 130 privately-owned fire hydrants throughout the rest of the year with blue flags. Public fire hydrants are distinguished with a red flag. Privately-controlled fire hydrants are common in Mandan and other cities with manufactured home

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UPDATE: Gas line damaged during excavation in Haverhill

HAVERHILL —  A work crew from the city’s wastewater department struck an underground natural gas line Thursday morning, resulting in an evacuation of a portion of Hilldale Avenue, just north of Lafayette Square. Prior to the accident, the work crew had taken the normal precaution of calling in Dig Safe, said

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Six tips for starting a safety committee

As a member of two safety and health committees, Jordan Hollingsworth understands their value. “Maybe you’re not the decision-maker, but you might have a great idea, and you might be able to bring it to the table,” said Hollingsworth, field operations manager for the Indianapolis-based Safety Management Group. “Then that

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Ontario utility locators compete in annual ORCGA Locate Rodeo

Utility locators from across Ontario were recently able to put their locating skills to the test. In Mid-August, 44 locators met at Durham College in Oshawa to compete in the 12th annual Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) Locate Rodeo.  These events put the spotlight on locators who are on the front

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