Category Archives: underground utility locating

Ground Penetrating Radar And Its Many Uses

Ground penetrating radar systems are useful tools that expert locating companies use for surveying items that are buried deep underground. In the past, this kind of technology was only used in archeological projects because of its inherent ability to differentiate the surrounding soil from the other solid objects that buried within it; it is so […]

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The Different Uses Of Ground Penetrating Radar

When most people hear the word “radar” they automatically think about the contraption that the military use to track enemy aircraft, but there are some applications of this technology that are not as flamboyant, but useful nonetheless; one such application is that of ground penetrating radar. Here you will find out more about the different […]

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What is A Ground Penetrating Radar and How Can It Help You?

Though this machine has been in existence for quite some time, there are still questions on exactly what is ground penetrating radar. It is one of the most advanced tools used by experts in many fields such as archeology and more recently in locating utilities buried underground. When you engage professionals in the field of […]

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How Do Experts Conduct Utility Search Underground?

For a lot of good reasons, most installations that connect homes and even commercial buildings are buried underground that’s why you need to do a utility search before digging a hole in the ground. We are talking here of the necessities to have a comfortable living like water lines, telephone cables, gas pipes, electrical cables, […]

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Tasks Involved In Underground Location Of Cables

Prior to an excavation, the area must be checked for underground location of cables and other installations. It is a task that must be performed as long as there is a need to dig a hole in the ground. Many accidents in the past happened because contractors failed to observe due diligence in locating underground […]

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The Different Kinds Of Underground Detection Equipment

There are many types of underground detection equipment being used by experts in this line of work. Companies in Australia engaged in this profession make sure that their personnel have the training and the needed accreditation before actually being assigned in the field. Training is very important in this line of work because there are […]

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The Importance Of Hiring the Right Service Locators

When the construction work will require on-site excavation, the need for service locators come into play. This is to make sure that the digging operations will not be on a site where there are underground installations. If there are sub-surface cables, the service locator can identify them and the excavation can avoid damage to the […]

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Why Engage Location Services To Detect Underground Installations?

Companies engaged in location services use the latest technology to make sure that they can accurately pinpoint what is under the ground before actual excavation begins. They use ground penetrating radar equipments to do it and it gives them a clear idea what to expect when the digging starts. Aside from hi-tech equipments, experts in […]

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