The American Public Works Association is an international educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies, and individuals dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services.
NULCA stands for the National Utility Locating Contractors Association. NULCA’s formation represents a concerted effort by leading companies in the field to establish the highest standards to guide the industry’s growth in both size and importance. NULCA members feel that their participation is important to maintain a connection for industry insight relating to a critical national service!
Whether you are a facility owner or operator, locator, design professional, One-Call Center employee, excavator, contractor, or other stakeholder, ensuring the safety of those who work or live in the vicinity of underground facilities and protecting vital services is everyone’s responsibility. The Common Ground Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to shared responsibility in damage prevention and promotion of the damage prevention Best Practices identified in the Common Ground Study Report. Building on the spirit of shared responsibility resulting from the Common Ground Study, the purpose of the CGA is to ensure public safety, environmental protection, and the integrity of services by promoting effective damage prevention practices.
The magazine of subsurface infrastructure protection since 1986.
TheCableVine.com is dedicated solely to those hardworking people that mark out your underground utilities so that you can dig safely. They don’t ask for much just a thank-you now and then.
Gas Technology Institute (GTI) provides energy and environmental products and services with a focus on natural gas. Programs of this kind allow organizations to out-source all or part of their technology function and implement technology solutions to gain competitive advantage.
The Underground Utility and Leak Locators Association is a not for profit association of firms and individuals that are involved in providing underground utility and leak detection services to municipalities, private property owners, industry, engineers, architects and others. Members work in the municipal, commercial, residential, industrial and swimming pool industries.
The Association has as its goal to establish and encourage a high degree of professionalism among its members, in its clients and customers, an most importantly in the performance of its services.
The National Telecommunications Damage Prevention Council (NTDPC), is a non-competitive forum dedicated to promoting the protection of underground facilities, subsurface facility awareness and the use of One Call notification systems. Our goal is to prevent damage to the buried facilities that form our nation’s telecommunications infrastructure, the integrity of which, being vital to the national interests of the United States.
The Directional Crossing Contractors Association (DCCA) is a trade association established in 1991 to promote the interests of the directional crossing industry and to educate the public regarding the issues critical to the development of the industry. The DCCA serves the pipeline and utilities industries.
The Midwest Energy Association (MEA) is a consortium of energy industry organizations that pursue operational excellence by providing training and information resources for themselves and other organizations to enhance employee safety, productivity, and positive customer relations. By offering training seminars, conferences and roundtables, MEA provides member companies and organizations with the opportunity to share information and guide the industry.
The Pipe Line Contractors Association was established in 1948 and negotiates labor agreements, encourages safe practices in pipeline construction and seeks the resolution of problems common to all those in the industry. The Association negotiates and administers the National Pipe Line Agreements (collective bargaining labor contracts) with the International Unions representing the four crafts of employees involved in pipeline construction (Laborers International Union of North America, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters and the International Union of Operating Engineers).
The American Petroleum Institute (API) provides a forum for all segments of the oil and natural gas industry to pursue public policy objectives and advance the interests of the industry. As a major research institute, API supports these public policy positions with scientific, technical and economic research.
The American Gas Association (AGA) represents 189 local natural gas utilities that deliver gas to 54 million homes and businesses in all 50 states. Additionally, AGA provides services to member natural gas pipelines, marketers, gatherers, international gas companies and a variety of industry associates. The American Gas Association advocates the interests of its natural gas utility members and their customers, and provides information and services promoting operational excellence in the safe, reliable and cost-competitive delivery of natural gas.
The American Fence Association benefits the fence industry and the consumer by promoting the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and product standards, through the dissemination of information.
For more than 25 years, Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) has provided exciting, invaluable educational programs for professionals involved with infrastructure-related GIS projects. We provide a forum to discuss processes, problems and solutions for accessing and managing mapping and facilities database information. Through its conferences, seminars, chapter events, and publications, GITA helps geospatial IT professionals discover the myriad ways to maximize geospatial data. Tap into the wealth of information available only from GITA’s geospatial information technology network.
The Distribution Contractors Association is a nonprofit, professional trade organization of regular member utility contractors and associate member equipment manufacturers, suppliers and service providers. Through these members, DCA strives to promote the distribution construction industry while providing a reasonable assurance of the skill, integrity and responsibility of its member contractors.
The Construction Institute is a semi-autonomous organization within the American Society of Civil Engineers. Organized into seven (7) directorates – construction, equipment, materials, engineering/design, owners, services, and education/research – CI is uniquely designed to address the needs of every aspect of the construction process.
- www.utilitycontractor.com Staffed by individuals who work each day in the Utility Construction business. We know about the items we advertise or help promote. We understand how valuable your time is when your are trying to locate something like a pipe plug, construction laser, core drill machine, submersible pump, excavator mat or other item. That why we have developed and will continue to develop a database of Products and Services for the Utility Contractor.
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Video, facts and fundamentals about pipelines as well as information about CGA and the Dig Safely program
Oregon Utilities Coordinating Councilis dedicated to promoting the organized planning and installation of underground facilities, and to the protection of those substructures once placed.
Lane Utility Coordinating Councilis a non-profit organization of utilities, government agencies, contractors, and vendors in Lane County, Oregon promoting the call-before-you-dig law and one-call number. LUCC coordinates street encroachments between various utilities to ensure efficient use by all parties. Regular meetings are scheduled on the 1st Thursday of each month at Sizzler’s in Springfield.
Northwest Regional One Call Centers, One Call Concepts, Inc.: The Utility Notification Center is the one-call agency dedicated to safeguarding citizens and construction personnel who work around utilities, as well as safeguarding the underground infrastructure of pipes, mains and lines which bring utilities to your community.