Ditch Witch has released its new 2450GR Ground Penetrating Radar system, a state-of-the-art radar designed to help subsurface utility engineers locate and detect utilities, including electric, water, sewer, gas conduit and piping, and communications cable.
Preventing damage to underground utility infrastructure is a priority for utility operators and contractors who excavate, drill and bore in areas where there are existing utilities.
Even so, accidental strikes of underground utility lines continue to interrupt essential services, cause millions of dollars in damage every year, result in serious injuries and sometimes loss of life.
Digital Control Incorporated (DCI) has introduced the DigiTrak F5 locating system, the top-of-the-line model of the company’s new F Series horizontal directional drilling locating and tracking equipment.
Each F Series model incorporates DCI’s successful Eclipse tracking technologies, including DCI’s patented 3D antenna technology, target-in-the-box locating and intuitive picture-driven menus.
Staking University announces the release of its utility locator training video Locating Unlimited. This 113-minute video focuses on two concepts: how locating instruments work and how to operate locating instruments. By covering those two concepts, without dependence on a particular brand of equipment, the video is a timeless resource of information about locating pipes and cables.
Communication in the underground locating business is vital to providing accurate and timely information between one-call centers, utilities, locators and excavators. However, often even the best lines of communication can break down, whether it’s transferring data or just communications between the different stakeholders.
The Equipment Selection Guide for 2009 is here! See the specs, horsepower, and capabilities, model by model, from the industry leaders in every division of the underground construction equipment market.
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