Congratulations to Vermeer Heartland!

Vermeer Heartland celebrated a Vermeer Pinnacle designation in recognition of providing a superior experience for customers. The Pinnacle Award is earned for performance in sales and marketing, providing excellent aftermarket support, as well as for training...

Inspecting and replacing aging pipelines: a delicate task

By Michael Downes 811 Magazines Natural gas sprang to prominence in the southern United States in the 1920s and 1930s, and much of that original infrastructure still exists in portions of the gas transmission labyrinth that crosses the country. Louisiana is no...

Contractor Spotlight Cleary Construction, Inc.

By Jason Fryer Damage Prevention Liaison Tennessee 811 I recently sat down with Cleary Construction’s president and CEO, Darren Cleary. Cleary Construction was nominated to be featured in this edition of Contractor Spotlight by Sam Andavazo, the safety and training...

Boring Through the Unseen

By Staff Writer 811 Magazines Trenchless installation techniques are increasingly popular, especially in mature residential and commercial areas where traditional trenching methods involve substantial restoration expenses. These methods provide minimal disruption to...

This false emergency thing is getting out of control!

By Roger Cox President ACTS Now, Inc. What is an “Emergency” locate request as defined by the Mississippi law? In Section 77-13-3 of the Mississippi law “Emergency excavation” means excavation at times of emergency involving danger to life, health or property or a...

Steve’s Signal Solutions

By Steve Benzie Anyone who has been cable locating for any time will be quick to point out a few useful facts that help to locate a cable or pipe. These may include: Always try to use a low frequency Make sure the line has good continuity Make sure that both ends are...

Insurance Liability

by Virginia Reames The Policy Center Jackson, MS Laying a utility line these days is a game of “Did they mark it?” and “Did they mark it right?” Today’s high-speed, tech-driven equipment constantly ups the ante. Somebody’s gonna hit a line somewhere, scratch or skin a...

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