Who is best put in charge of GIS information when it comes to underground infrastructure? Are municipalities the answer? Thomas Tym of Berntsen International, Thano Tziforos of American Survey & Engineering and Thomas Young of SeeScan touch on these often debated topics when it comes to mapping the location of underground utilities.
An Electric Conduit Construction crew had the task of lowering inner ducts to put a driveway in off busy Irving Park Rd. near O’Hare airport, but when they were lowering the ducts they saw that a fiber had previously been hit. That fiber just happened to lead to the airport.
Staking University is excited to announce our first-ever GPR training course Weds., May 17th! Taught by Dr. Dennis Prezbindowski, the class offers interactive, practical, hands-on GPR training for entry to intermediate level utility locators. Limited to 8 students, so sign up early!
The complete 2016 Roundtable DVD will be released mid-2017 and include the full range of in-depth interviews, table discussions, and commentary from Planet Underground’s signature yearly event.
A high demand for locator training—from novice to advanced—has led Staking University to add a large slate of new courses in 2017 at multiple locations across the country.
Planet Underground TV joins ECC onsite for as they encounter an unexpected critical infrastructure repair needed near Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.
Planet Underground and Staking University are excited to announce a special event coming soon. Save the Date to help us celebrate 811 Day on Friday, Aug. 11th! More details coming soon.
We are proud and excited to bring you Episode 2 of Planet Underground TV! This feature focuses on the importance of locating within excavation crews. Check out this teaser, and watch the full feature on Episode 2 of Planet Underground TV!
This feature from Episode 2 focuses on HBK Engineering and their ambitions for a centralized 3-D map of utilities in the city of Chicago. Check out this teaser, and watch the full feature in Episode 2 of Planet Underground TV!