Know What's Below
DamageAccess: Cloud Based Reporting Service
PelicanCorp Canada
DamageAccess is an online tool that allows utilities and contractors to report both damages to underground utility facilities and violations of safe excavating practices that did not result in asset damage. It eliminates all manual handling of damage reports achieving greater accuracy in reporting to Public Utilities Regulatory Authorities, increasing efficiencies and improving visibility across all incidents.
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Reef Industries, Inc.
Joe Johnson Equipment Inc.
40 years as Canada's Premier Utility Contractor
Since 1978, we've delivered projects safely, on time and on budget. Valard has full-service capabilities for transmission, distribution, substations, foundations, telecommunications and renewable energy. In addition, Valard is head of the Valard Group of Companies, and part of the Quanta Group, the largest electrical power contractor in North America. We have the experience, knowledge and resources to take on any utility project, any size, any complexity, any place.
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Association News

“I’m hopeful this virtual PA Workshop will provide the foundation for the development of a public awareness and education best practice that will someday be published in a future edition of the CCGA Best Practices” said Mike Sullivan.

« J’espère que cet atelier virtuel servira de base pour la création de pratiques d’excellence en matière de formation et de sensibilisation du public, et qu’un jour elles feront partie du guide des pratiques d’excellence du CCGA, » mentionne Mike Sullivan.

Simply creating a social media profile isn’t enough. A social media strategy needs to be considered, developed and managed. Without it, more harm than good could result.

La création d’un profil sur les médias sociaux n’est pas suffisante : on doit envisager la création et la gestion d’une stratégie de médias sociaux. Sans cela, les médias sociaux peuvent causer plus de tort que de bien.

Regional Partners

Source: BCCGA |

The Ground Disturbance 201 Standard (British Columbia) has been developed by the Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) Training Standards Committee with input from stakeholders in the ground disturbance and buried facility damage prevention communities in British Columbia through the BC Common Ground Alliance. This presentation will help explain what ground disturbance is all about and how it applies to your area of industry.

Source: BCCGA |

This workshop walks participants through a comprehensive program that includes what the WorkSafeBC regulations and guidelines state, safe work procedures and what to do if something goes wrong.

Source: BCCGA |

Our 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on July 9, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. through Zoom.


Source: Info-Ex |

Our mobile application was updated on June 22, 2020. This update will provide you with many benefits and will enhance user experience.

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Membership News

Source: Alberta One Call |

The 2020 Webinar Series will be extended until the end of July. These webinars will review the ticket submission process, recent software changes, and help system users address any hurdles they may have encountered while using the Pelican software.

Source: Alberta One Call |

Due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, infrastructure owners in parts of Alberta are taking an average of 10 BUSINESS DAYS to respond to locate requests.

De: Info-Ex |

Le 22 juin prochain, nous procéderons à une mise à jour de notre application mobile. Cette mise à jour aura plusieurs avantages pour vous et nous permettra d’améliorer votre expérience d’utilisation.

De: Info-Ex |

Ensuite la distance de dégagement représente l’espace entre une infrastructure souterraine existante et toute nouvelle installation. Cette distance peut varier selon le propriétaire de l’infrastructure.

Pour sept grands propriétaires d’infrastructures au Québec, ces détails sont mentionnés dans le nouveau document unique décrivant les directives pour les travaux à proximité de leurs infrastructures souterraines.