Infrastructure Protection

  • Dig this! The excavator of the future

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    Technology never stands still. The Internet is only about 20 years old. Mobile phones only about 40, and smartphones with their plethora of applications only 10 years old.

  • Joint Australia NZ research project to improve GPS accuracy

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    Position fixing could become much more precise than the several metres accuracy provided by the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites if a two year trial of Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) being undertaken with the backing of the Australian and New Zealand Governments proves successful.

  • Learn details of the critical infrastructure protection market

    Market Research Report on “Critical Infrastructure Protection Market to 2025 – Global Analysis and Forecasts by Services, Security Type and Application” by The Insight Partners, says Global Critical Infrastructure Protection market is expected to witness growth during the forecast period due to rising concerns to protect these infrastructures from cyber-attacks. Learn details of the Opportunities, News and Trends Forecast Report 2025

  • Mapping the underground from up above

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    In the US utilities that own buried infrastructure are required to precisely locate and mark the location of their infrastructure in response to requests lodged through Call 811, the equivalent of Australia’s Dial Before You Dig service.

  • PelicanCorp gives Black Hills Energy exec a red letter day

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    March 10 2016 was a red letter day for Black Hills Energy’s Nebraska based State Compliance Specialist, Nathan Stewart: it was the day he won PelicanCorp’s prize draw at the Common Ground Alliance’s annual 811 Excavation Safety Conference & Expo, held this year in Las Vegas.

  • PelicanCorp teams up with Australia’s peak contractor body to help protect vital infrastructure

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    PelicanCorp has formed a strategic alliance with Australia’s Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) under which they will strive jointly to promote best practice in infrastructure construction through communication and by seeking to influence policy and management practices for civil construction.

  • PelicanCorp TicketAccess automates City of Charles Sturt’s DBYD responses

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    The City of Charles Sturt (CCS) in the western suburbs of Adelaide owns around 500kms of underground assets including stormwater and recycled water supply networks. Enquiries relayed by Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) from contractors wanting to dig near those networks were running at around 600 per month, and growing by about 10 percent each month.

  • The mystery cause of damage to underground infrastructure

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    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.

  • The path to Dial Before You Dig legislation

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