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In-person Geographic Council meetings are returning again this fall. 


More details and dates to be released soon!

Data and Insight to Manage Utility Risk
T2 Utility Engineers®
T2 Utility Engineers (T2ue) specializes in the professional investigation and analysis of above and below-ground utilities. We provide comprehensive Utility Engineering consulting services, including Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), CCTV, and utility coordination to help reduce damage from improperly recorded utilities and unknowns.
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The Canadian Common Ground Alliance is excited to announce that registration for the 2023 Damage Prevention Symposium is now open.


Join us for this dynamic and engaging event that is sure to provide practical, relevant information which will focus on damage prevention public awareness initiatives and expand stakeholder knowledge on efforts to protect essential infrastructure.


The format for the conference consists of three days of professional development, workshops, panel presentations, networking events, along with an exhibitor tradeshow. All sessions will be in English.





Please see the cancellation memo below from President and CEO Douglas Lapp.


If you have any questions regarding the cancellation of this year’s event, please email

Read Memo Here...

Vermeer Canada Inc.
Enbridge Gas Inc.
Damage Prevention Technician Training (DPT100 and DPT200) provides instruction on the fundamentals
of locating. The DPT training is focused on a combination of in-class instruction (in-depth review of techniques used to locate all utility types, safety, locate requests and industry practices), field awareness
review and on-the-job competency assessment.
The Safe Excavation Training (SET) course sets the standard on damage prevention and safe excavation practices around underground infrastructure. It is the knowledge requirement for excavators in Ontario. ​​
Excavators who successfully complete the training will be awarded the Safe Excavation Certificate, demonstrating they know best practices and proper procedures to minimize damage, ensure worker and public safety, and keep projects on time and on budget. They enhance their own and their company’s reputation as professionals dedicated to the health of the industry and the public. ​
Developed by the ORCGA in consultation with numerous subject matter experts and corporate training experts Flint Learning Solutions, this training is based on the latest research and resources on excavation best practices, legislation and standards. It provides instruction on the fundamentals of compliance, planning and design, notification service, locating and marking, and excavation.
The SET is an interactive 4-hour technical/theory course.
Underground Utility Locating Done Right.
Olameter Inc.®
As a locating contractor, we understand the importance of having a locate done right. In addition to providing traditional underground locate field services, Olameter’s Geolocate software automatically uses AI and AR techniques to produce drawings of buried assets to an accuracy ± 15cm (6”) without substantially affecting the time spent by the technician in the field.
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Industry News
Source: Link2Build
Canada's premiers have ended their annual three-day conference in Winnipeg on Wednesday with a request that Ottawa do more to boost economic growth and trade.
Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson, who hosted the meeting, said the premiers have asked for a dedicated meeting with the prime minister to discuss infrastructure priorities. 
Stefanson said partnerships are needed to keep Canada competitive, but Ottawa must respect the unique jurisdictions of each province. 
Vivax Canada
Reef Industries, Inc.