Volume 33 Issue 4

Aug./Sept. 2019

In Volume 33 Issue 4, read directly from the Planet Underground Position Paper, a plan for legislative action derived from conversations by top utility construction professionals at The Roundtable 2018. This important document, taking conversations to consensus on damage prevention points of action, was mailed to US Senators in states affected by recent utility strike damages with fatal consequences. We also present a host of articles with educational insights for locators everywhere.

FEATURE ARTICLES: Read a one on one interview with excavator Greg Preisch, as he tells a heart warming story of a second chance to make a career in construction. Portable GPR technology helping concrete scanners improve efficiency and portability. PUTV goes on the road with Pipe View America inspecting sewers near Chicago highways. Learn about sweeping for safety, improving GPR survey values with pre-fieldwork planning and a bit of infrastructure history.