Did you know it’s the law to find out where buried pipes, wires and cables are located before you dig? I didn’t. It’s free. And if you don’t find out and then damage an underground utility line, you’ll have to pay to get it repaired. Eeek. I’d say a quick call to 811 is worth […]
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OUNC Board members Anita Floyd (Qwest), Gary Hyatt(NW Natural) and Jennifer Carter (Emery & Sons) staff the Oregon Dig Safely booth on opening day at the Portland Convention Center for the GOSH (Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health) Conference held March 10-11, 2009 in Portland, Oregon. Over 2,000 employers, safety and health professionals, safety committee members, […]
(From the July/ August issue of Underground Focus Magazine) In Oregon, 29 utility locate professionals demonstrated their skills in the third annual Northwest Regional Utility Locate Rodeo held June 6-7 at Linfield College in McMinnville, Or. Participants had 12 minutes to complete a locate in one of four divisions including Gas, Electric, Water, and Communications. […]
Think about what you do when you’re sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic waiting for the light to change. Chances are you spend at least a little of that time checking out the stickers plastered on the vehicle in front of you. In fact, Jarrod Morrison of Contract Construction & Program Management for PGE is counting on […]
During the recent Verizon FTTP project in the City of Newberg, Verizon worked to place almost 300,000 ft of new underground conduit in the public right of way. At times during the project, there could be as many as 15 underground directional drilling crews working at one time. To minimize impact on the city water, […]
On Saturday, November 10, 2007, employees of Cascade Natural Gas Corp in Ontario, Oregon decided they wanted to honor the Veterans of this country by participating in annual Veteran’s Day Parade in Ontario. They decorated one of their trucks and purchased 75 pounds of candy to hand out to local youngsters who braved the 40 […]
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