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268 delegates were welcomed to the 2019 ORCGA Damage Prevention Symposium, February 13-15, at Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls, ON.
 
2019 Symposium Delegates are Eligible to Receive Gold Seal Credits.
 
This year, the ORCGA welcomed 28 Trade Show Exhibitor companies who attended the Symposium.
 
The Exhibitors provided a number of important elements to the Symposium experience through education, industry knowledge, product availability and networking opportunities.
 
The ORCGA would like to acknowledge the 2019 ORCGA Damage Prevention Symposium Event Sponsors and our Annual Sponsors.
 
The ORCGA relies on our partners for the success of our strategic goals and events. Thank you for your consideration and commitment to our organization.
 
Powering Your Project with Innovation
Oakville Enterprises Corporation
OEC's family of companies offer integrated utility infrastructure and risk management services including utility locates, damage prevention risk analysis, utility engineering design, LIDAR mapping, pole testing, GIS design and analysis. Follow the link to see how OEC is using innovation to bring value, reduce costs and protect your assets.
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The Jim Douglas Award of Excellence recognizes damage prevention champions. The award honours ORCGA members that have served in the organization over a long period of time and whose impact has left its mark on the organization in a positive and memorable way.
 
This award was presented to the ORCGA members whose dedication and service to the ORCGA went above and beyond the call of duty during a given year, and he/she is be considered the “most valuable player.”
 
These awards recognize excavators with the best in-class safe digging practices.
 
   
Trenchless Utility Equipment
      
Weinmann Electric Ltd.
   
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Owen Sound - Mar 5, 2019 - Grey County / 595 9th Ave E, Owen Sound /
London - Mar 6, 2019 - Lamplighter Inn and Conference Centre / 591 Wellington Road, London /
Waterloo - Mar 7, 2019 - Holiday Inn Kitchener-Cambridge / 30 Fairway Rd S, Kitchener /
Burlington - Mar 12, 2019 - Holiday Inn Burlington / 3063 South Service Road, Burlington / 
Barrie - Mar 13, 2019 - Innisbrook Golf Club / 211 Lockhart Rd, Barrie /
Sudbury - Mar 14, 2019 - Travelodge Hotel / 1401 Paris Street, Sudbury /
Ottawa - Mar 20, 2019 - Centurion Conference & Event Centre / 170 Colonnade Road South            
Kingston - Mar 28/29, 2019 - The GC meeting will be held in conjunction with the Utilities Kingston safey days
Oshawa - Apr 3, 2019 - TBC
Toronto - Apr 4, 2019 - Alectra Utilities / 80 Addiscott Court, Markham /
Thunder Bay - TBC 
 
If you didn't receive an invitation for a GC and would like to attend, contact Ashleigh Fehr.
 

Kingston – March 28/29
Durham Region – April 2
Toronto - April 4
Barrie – April 8
Sudbury – April 10
Burlington – April 15
Cambridge – April 16
St. Catharine’s – April 18
St. Clair Township – April 23
Collingwood – April 24
Windsor – TBC
Thunder Bay - TBC

 
Turning Waste Into Value
Wessuc Inc.
Our keyhole coring process provides safe and quick access to underground utilities and enables localized excavation. We are equipped with hole plates that can safely cover the holes, allowing them to be immediately driven on. To compliment the coring service, Wessuc provides hydro-vac excavation services. Our combination wet/dry vac trucks break up soil using air/water while simultaneously excavating the slurry with a powerful vacuum. Wessuc is available for 24/7 emergency calls.
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  Education
  

he Damage Prevention Technician, DPT® program provides instruction on the fundamentals of locating based on locating processes employed by specific industries. Click here for the brochure. 

Click here for the DPT course schedule.

 

   
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  Ear to the Ground
As part of the OEC Family of Companies, Oakville Hydro delivers reliable and safe electricity to more than 70,000 individuals, families and businesses in Oakville.  So how safe and reliable is Oakville Hydro? Well, earlier this year the Local Distribution Company (LDC) received the Electricity Distributor Association's (EDA) prestigious Performance Excellence Award for the second time in just three years.
 
   
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  Member News

Effective March 2019, Ontario One Call will be moving any requests with more than a single civic to the web. Any requests that contain more than one civic, or have no civic associated will not be processed over the phone.

Click the link to find out what is changing, what doesn't change, and how you can prepare for the change.

 
  About ORCGA

If you are looking to make contributions to the damage prevention industry through best practices, reporting and evaluation, or events and education, the ORCGA committees are looking for your input.

Events and Communication Committee meeting: TBC

Reporting and Evaluation Committee meeting: TBC

Best Practices Committee meeting: TBC

Contact Jennifer by email or call 905.328.7063.