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Little Giants, Big Hearts:
Canton Rebuilds
On November 16th, 2016, a utility excavator accidentally struck a gas line, allowing gas to escape into the historic Opera House in Canton, IL, eventually igniting and leveling a nearby building. How would Canton rebuild from this disaster? Town history and commentary from industry professionals provides a backdrop and touches on how we can prevent similar accidents.

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In Episode 4 we cover Electric Conduit Construction as they meet critical infrastructure challenges near Chicago’s O’Hare airport. Listen to professionals from SeeScan and their work on developing the next generation of EM locators, and go onsite with INTREN in the historic Fulton Market neighborhood of Chicago.¬†

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In episode 3, we feature excavators on the front line of damage prevention onsite with ElectriCom, a look into the benefits and challenges of GPR locating with Brian Clem of Blood Hound and Dr. Dennis Prezbindowski, and follow HBK Engineering in Chicago as top professionals discuss the advantages in solidifying accurate mapping data with the Chicago Office of Underground Coordination.

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Planet Underground TV is excited to unveil Episode 2 where we go behind the scenes of post 811-locating excavation crews, HBK Engineering’s innovative future of mapping utilities, and how boring on site can be a key component of collecting data.

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Planet Underground TV launches our premier episode as we review and analyze locating equipment, discuss characteristics of safe excavation, how to properly insure damage prevention onsite, and highlight the importance of communication and teamwork!

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