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Risks in transporting regulated waste13th February 2017

Regulated waste can refer to a number of different things that must be tracked during transport. They are usually either toxic, dangerous, or at risk of theft or terrorism. Some common wastes that are classified as regulated include:

  • Clinical waste from either human or animal health care offi...

Using GPR for Pavement Investigations13th February 2017

What is GPR? Ground penetrating radar, also known as GPR, is a method of mapping the subsurface of the ground. It is a non-destructive imaging method that uses electromagnetic radiation and detects the reflections from subsurface structures. It is used in a variety of industries and fields, includin...

Benefits in Using GPR for Utilities Location4th November 2016

We work hard to make sure our tools and procedures are always at the cutting edge of what’s available. Ground Penetration Radar, or GPR, has been around for several decades and is widely accepted across the construction and excavation industries, but there is still plenty of current research finding new and more powe...

The Difference Between Quality Levels A, B, C & D for Subsurface Utility Locating31st October 2016

On projects involving excavations, infrastructure development and certain forms of construction, it’s absolutely essential that all underground utilities are accurately located. This is both an integral safety measure and a vital part of the planning process, as it may affect which methods of digging or hydro excavat...

New National Accreditation Requirements for Service Locating21st September 2016

Service locating is necessary for all underground work; without it, there is a high chance your work will cause damage to underground equipment such as gas, electricity, water and communications infrastructure. Within this industry, there are new national accreditation requirements in play, and it pays to know somet...

Benefits in Using CCTV for Pipe Inspections5th September 2016

Regular inspection of pipes is important but arguably more vital is choosing the right equipment while on the job. Choosing the right tools can mean your inspection is of higher quality and able to pick up on even the smallest of defects with ease. When it comes to pipe inspections, CCTV technology has to be one of ...