Maintenance of roads is an essential responsibility of every local government. With a significant proportion of road works undertaken by third parties, it is essential that a clearly defined process and tools are available for both local governments and contractors to manage the process of applying for and overseeing road opening permits to ensure the safety of road users and works crews.
Facility operators and utility owners are seeing the annual number of locate requests steadily climb each year. As a vital part of the damage prevention process, locate requests protect buried facilities and the lives of those that work around them.
If you are a contractor working on an excavation project in the United States, the law requires you to dial the 811 number before the digging begins. This is to ensure that during the excavation, you do not cause any unwarranted damage to any assets that might be lying underground.
How is the modern-day contractor working smarter not harder? Are they being more productive with the software available to them enabling greater effectiveness and efficiencies when working “off the tools”?
PelicanCorp were proud to be a major sponsor of the event and work together with the team from ODPC to help make the conference a success.