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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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Joe Johnson Equipment Inc.
Regional Partners

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Excavator attachments when not used properly can pose a serious risk to workers and property. Please take a moment to answer the following brief survey on your experience with attachments.

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In addition to providing continuing professional education, the Digging Deeper Digital Education and Networking Series aims to reconnect peers, utilities, sponsors and suppliers to support the growth and development of the Damage Prevention industry now, and in the future.

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This one-day BC-specific program is designed for any party that is supervising a ground disturbance, independently performing a ground disturbance, or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits in BC.

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Last week, Global BC did an Open House segment about the importance of underground safety and contacting BC 1 Call before digging.

Special thanks to all our stakeholders who helped to make this happen.

Watch the segment now!

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To end this interesting year, we have decided to try a different kind of holiday social. Join us for a virtual get-together with Pamela Bragg from Sarkany HR Management and let us talk about “Managing Pressure and Maintaining Balance”.


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New Android and Apple software are now available. We therefore remind you that it is important to update the Info-Excavation application. If you don’t, you won’t have access to the latest features to make your locate requests.


It takes more words to convey the same message in French as it does in English and while this isn’t an issue in a document, it is a challenge when visually presenting information in English and French in an infographic or slide deck, and the ability to develop succinct social media postings in both official languages can be particularly perplexing.


Il faut plus de mots pour transmettre le même message en français qu’en anglais. Cela n'est pas un problème dans un document, il s’agit cependant d’un défi lors de la mise en page des diaporamas ou des créations des infographistes. La capacité de développer des publications succinctes sur les médias sociaux dans les deux langues officielles peut donc être particulièrement complexe.

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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De nouveaux logiciels Android et Apple sont maintenant disponibles. Nous vous rappelons donc qu’il est important de mettre à jour l’application d’Info-Excavation. Si vous ne le faites pas, vous n’aurez ainsi pas accès aux dernières fonctionnalités pour faire vos demandes de localisation.

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Travaillons ensemble pour optimiser la planification et la coordination des travaux entre les différents usagers de l’emprise publique.

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À chaque année, Idéa organise le concours de la communication créative. Notre agence de campagne numérique, Kabane, vient de nous aviser que nous sommes les gagnants Bronze 2020 des prix Idéa dans la catégorie: Intelligence d’affaires / Stratégie d’acquisition.

Association News

The CCGA is providing an alternative to its annual damage prevention symposium: a national platform to virtually connect damage prevention stakeholders, beginning October 2020 until May 2021.

Le CCGA offre une solution à son symposium annuel sur la prévention des dommages : une plateforme nationale pour joindre virtuellement les parties prenantes de la prévention des dommages. Présentée d’octobre 2020 à mai 2021.

Proud Sponsors of the CCGA's Digging Deeper Virtual Series
Fier commanditaire des ateliers virtuels Creusez et reseautez du CCGA

Vivax Canada
ImpulseRadar USA Inc
Membership News

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The September 2020 monthly audit that sent to facility owners/locators is missing records for tickets transmitted on September 30, 2020.