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Industry Publications

811 Magazines Now published in 9 states and growing. It is not just printing the dig safely message that gets the job done. It’s about

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Community Liaison Service

Formerly known as Community Assistance & Technical Services (CATS) PHMSA has renamed its CATS program to “Community Liaison Services” to more appropriately align with current

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CGA Excavation Best Practices

Common Ground Alliance Excavation Best Practices 16.0 The Best Practices Committee of the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) developed the following guide based on the Common

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Nulca Best Practices

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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Just One More Question

Excavating in our congested rights-of-way is difficult and fraught with peril on many fronts. Dealing with myriad hazards associated with utility construction requires a comprehensive

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Pre-Excavation Checklist

  Pre -Excavation Checklist before EVERY Excavation IN THE OFFICE ❏ Review all drawings, plans, engineering blueprints for existing buried facilities ❏ Proposed excavation area has

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