The Tolerance Zone
Events

 

Save the date for the ORCGA Golf Tournament on June 27th, 2019 at Station Creek GC, Gormley, ON.

 

 

 

 

Save the Date!  The ORCGA Locate Rodeo and Excavator Challenge is on August 15-16, 2019 at Durham College, Oshawa, ON.

 
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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Oshawa - April 3, 2019 - Charley Ronick's Pub & Restuarant / 3050 Garden Street, Whitby 
Toronto - Apr 4, 2019 - Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel / 123 Queen Street West, Toronto
Thunder Bay - April 16, 2019
 
If you didn't receive an invitation for a GC and would like to attend, contact Ashleigh Fehr.
 

 

Durham Region – April 3
Toronto – April 4
Port Colborne – April 5
Barrie – April 8
Sudbury – April 10
Thorold – April 10
Burlington – April 15
Cambridge – April 16
Thunder Bay - April 16
Windsor – April 17
St. Catharine’s – April 18
St. Clair Township – April 23
Collingwood – April 24
Niagara Region – April 25

   
Trenchless Utility Equipment
      
Weinmann Electric Ltd.
   
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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Ear to the Ground
The latest edition of Ear to the Ground – The Excavator Issue - is now available!
 
Member News
The article, "The Power of Putting a Face on Safety", reprinted from dp-pro, talks about personal stories that hit home and help shift attitudes and behavior about safety.
 
Effective March 28, 2019, Ontario One Call will be introducing new tools to the map selection created within the Locate Request on the Web Portal.  
 
Every time we give a presentation about the differences between public and private locates, someone always asks the question: “If I hire a private locator, who is responsible for a damage if a privately-owned buried facility was missed during the private locate?”. So, we figured once and for all, we would set the record straight.
 
Source: Mining.com
Equipment company MineWare announced that its experts have extended the capability of its Pegasys Dragline Monitor to support underwater digging.
 
Source: The Hamilton Spectator
Canada's infrastructure minister says an overhaul of how the government approves funding for projects should solve concerns about construction delays and escalating costs.
 
Source: The London Free Press
Thousands of people in rural and northern Ontario could soon have a more affordable form of energy heating their homes due to the Access to Natural Gas Act, passed by the Ontario legislature Thursday.
 
Education
  

The 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.

 

DIRT Reporting
Underground infrastructure plays a central, but hidden, role in communities across Ontario. By providing reliable access to energy, communication, clean water and other necessities to homes, businesses and public institutions, this infrastructure is essential to the quality of life standards that we all enjoy.
 
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.