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 lines of the damage prevention industry,” said Jennifer Parent, manager of growth, councils and membership services for the ORCGA. “We want this event to promote the significance of their role in excavation.”
The event also features an excavator challenge, now in its third year of competition.
“You have people that identify where the underground infrastructure is, and the operators that are excavating around the underground infrastructure,” Parent said. “The two events complement each other very well.”…read more