CGA

  • pel622 call 811 awareness raising

    The US’ Common Ground Alliance (CGA), an organisation created to prevent damage to underground infrastructure, works very hard to promote use of the Call 811 service, the equivalent of Australia’s Dial Before You Dig 1100 number, and with good reason.

  • PEL810 Connecticut One Call streamlines damage reporting with PelicanCorp DamageAccess

    Connecticut’s One Call service, Call Before You Dig (CBYD) has signed up to use PelicanCorp’s cloud-based service, DamageAccess, to improve and streamline the reporting by utilities and contractors of damage to underground assets and violations of safe digging regulations.

  • PEL802 Dig up your front yard virtually

    The mission of the US Common Ground Alliance (CGA), a member-driven association of 1,700 individuals, organisations and sponsors drawn from every facet of the underground utility industry, is to prevent damage to North American underground infrastructure by promoting effective damage prevention practices.

  • pel610 how the common ground alliance came to be

    March is once again the time for the US Common Ground Alliance’s annual conference and exhibition. It’s being held this year in Las Vegas from March 8 to 10 and PelicanCorp will once again be exhibiting, along with over 220 other companies.

  • pel611 the mystery cause of damage to underground infrastructure

    It might come as something of a surprise but, in the US at least, the main cause of damage to underground infrastructure is not failure to call the local equivalent of Australia’s Dial Before You Dig service. Nor is it failure to properly locate the underground infrastructure. In fact, half of all incidents of damage occur after both those processes have been followed correctly.

  • pel623 the path to dial before you dig legislation

    In April the US Department of Transportation (DoT) introduced the Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act of 2016.

  • PEL808 Win a trip to Australia at the CGA 811 Excavation Safety Conference Expo

    PelicanCorp will be exhibiting at 811 Excavation Safety Conference & Expo, the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) conference and exhibition in Phoenix Arizona from March 6 to March 8.