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American Locator magazine gets to the heart of news, debate, technology and processes focusing on damage prevention in the underground utility industry. With each issue of American Locator Magazine, we focus on relevant topics within key areas of the industry and strive to bring tips, breaking news 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. Subscribe today!


Volume 33-Issue 2:
May 2019

In Volume 33-2 we bring you commentary,
frank opinion, insight, photos and a full transcript
on recent utility strikes across the US. Plus, featured
transcripts from The Roundtable, a GPR case study
site documentation and more!

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Assume the Position

In Planet Underground TV’s Episode 14: Assume the Position learn more about The Roundtable event at Planet Underground, an annual damage prevention networking and industry debate forum, and how topics discussed here are becoming a vehicle for for real industry action. In May of 2019, Planet Underground brought together top voices from The Roundtable at their headquarters in Manteno, IL to discuss which positions would be most likely to find traction in legislative action.

Locating: Trust But Verify

In Planet Underground TV’s Episode 13: Locating – Trust But Verify – locators on the job express their passion for the important work of locating and verifying the position of underground utilities to keep communities safe. Locators are tasked with discovering problems, BEFORE they become much bigger problems during excavation. Trust in good locator training programs, but verify with strong audit programs.

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