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American Locator strives to provide education and information to make work crew and public safety our joint mission and number one priority. American Locator, as part of Planet Underground, sees the excavator’s voice and insight as key to significant change and much more to be done after calling 811.

New! In Volume 33-2, our current issue, read our special editorial on the continuing epidemic of utility strike incidents across the nation, focusing this month on the recent tragic strike in Durham, NC in which lives were lost and numerous injuries left us reeling. 

– Read Part 2 of the full transcript from our featured final Roundtable 2018 event panel
– View photos from Planet Underground TV’s onsite coverage of Staking U locator training with On The Spot Locating in Evansville, Indiana
– An insightful article from Dennis Presbindowski, GPR expert, on assessing depths
– Learn some top job site documentation tips and strategies to ensure safety on your project
– A look into GPR use on an archaeological dig in historic Jamestown

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