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The Roundtable Live!
September 2018

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Do we need to be reminded of what we’re fighting for? In our current issue of American Locator, a response to the editorial from Fred LeSage in Vol. 32-3. And we agree, that progress is yet to be made in preventing damages. In Volume 32-4, we strive to provide education and information to make work crew and public safety our joint mission and number one priority. We see the excavator’s voice and insight as key to significant change.

– The Roundtable Live! – View our photo essay of the Planet Underground signature summer outdoor excavation safety networking and demo event at Planet Underground. This “Picnic at a Jobsite,” held August 9, 2018, brought individuals and companies from all parts of underground utility construction together to demonstrate their products and services essential to damage prevention. Education was the prime focus, as companies demoed excavation best practices through installation of actual underground utilities.

– Sun Prairie Strong – Planet Underground TV traveled to Sun Prairie WI to document and investigate the aftermath of a terrible gas line strike explosion at the heart of this small community. Residents and business owners affected by the blast gave their first hand accounts of the tragedy before our cameras. How can we prevent The Race to 5G – gone wrong – as fiber installs continue to expand in scope across the nation? View “The Race to 5G” done right in our latest TV episode.

An Interview with Charles Hamm, owner of Lonestar Locating in Texas. Richard talks about his business from the ground up, how he got into locating and followed a passion to do it right. Working closely with the pipeline industry in Texas, Lonestar strives to find everything there is to be found underground, putting customers first, and how he finds the top people for the job.

An Interview with Justin Maloney, founder of Patriot Pipeline Safety. Patriot strives to provide the best and most thorough training for pipeliners in the industry, to set a new standard for pipeline safety training, for how pipelines are kept secure and maintained for the long haul as part of our nations critical infrastructure.

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