The Power of Safe Digging

The Power of Safe Digging

By: Ken Gilmore, Alabama Power Company Alabama Power Company is impacted by the Underground Damage Prevention State Law in two very important ways: as an excavator and as an underground facility operator. Not only are we digging trenches, installing new anchors, and...
OHIO811 Welcomes Oil & Gas Producers

OHIO811 Welcomes Oil & Gas Producers

OHIO811 is pleased to welcome new members transitioning from OGPUPS. In mid-September, the Ohio Utilities Protection Service (O.U.P.S.), in collaboration with the Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA) and the Ohio Gas Producers Underground Protection Service (OGPUPS),...
Keeping the Lights On

Keeping the Lights On

By Roger Cox, President, ACTS Now, Inc. Even after all these years of flying across the country, I’m still fascinated by the millions of city lights that appear on the horizon about the same time as we’re told to put our seats and trays in the locked and upright...
2018 Alabama 811 Damage Prevention Summit

2018 Alabama 811 Damage Prevention Summit

The 2018 Alabama Damage Prevention Summit broke attendance records and raised the bar for damage prevention events in upcoming years. This year’s event proved to be successful for exhibitors and attendees. Participation in sessions was at an all-time high, the exhibit...
NM811 continues enhanced outreach to industry, individuals

NM811 continues enhanced outreach to industry, individuals

By Michael Downes 811 Magazines With a state as large and geographically diverse as New Mexico, it’s sometimes difficult to reach each industry and resident with a consistent and powerful message. That challenge has been taken up by New Mexico 811 Executive Director...
Electric Co-op Breaks Safety Records and Shares Its Secrets

Electric Co-op Breaks Safety Records and Shares Its Secrets

By Billy Gibson, Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives It’s not every day that an auditorium full of general managers gets taken to task. But Kenny Marvin had a strong message to deliver to top executives at the recent annual meeting of the Association of...