American Locator Magazine


American Locator magazine gets to the heart of recent news, updates, technology and processes focusing on damage prevention in the underground utility industry. With each issue, we focus on relevant topics within one key area and strive to bring tips and information to our readers from people working daily in the field. See highlights from our most recent issue or read through past issues for valuable ideas to implement on your own projects.

Volume 31, Issue 2:
Future Tech Trends

The beginning of 2017 saw countless articles being published in magazines, journals, and online detailing emerging “tech trends” to look forward to in the coming year. But what does this mean for the world of underground utility damage prevention? In this issue of American Locator, we will examine some forward-looking trends, and some of the products, devices and ideas that may bring us into the future.

Recently Featured Content

Electric Conduit Construction – Safety First

Planet Underground TV went onsite with ECC for a big job involving the O’Hare Airport and half the town of Bensenville’s power lines. ECC showed us why they are the crew to take on work with so much on the line, because safety is always their #1 priority! Find out more about this critical infrastructure challenge in the April issue of American Locator.

Don Plosser – Locatables

Don Plosser of Pipehorn shares how we should focus first on finding locatable lines without damaging them before worrying about any unlocatables that could be present. This comes back to some major topics at the 2016 Roundtable event including communication and training. Find out more on Don’s insights into the future of locating in the April issue of American Locator.

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