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Sam Hall Announced as Vice President of Common Ground Alliance's Damage Prevention Institute

Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the national nonprofit trade association dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, announced that Sam Hall will join the organization as the vice president of the Damage Prevention Institute (DPI)....


Common Ground Alliance, Gold Shovel Association to Establish New Arm of CGA

Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the national nonprofit trade association dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, and the Gold Shovel Association (GSA), a nonprofit association focused on continuously improving safety by providing meaningful damage prevention certifications and standardized performance metrics, announced that the GSA organization will become part of the Common Ground Alliance....


'Miracle on the Hudson' Co-Pilot Jeff Skiles Keynote Speaker of 2022 CGA Conference, Expo

Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, announced that Jeff Skiles, co-pilot of U.S....


Common Ground Alliance, Gold Shovel Association to Explore Establishment of New CGA Arm

Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the national nonprofit trade association dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, and the Gold Shovel Association (GSA), a nonprofit association focused on continuously improving safety by providing meaningful damage prevention certifications and standardized performance metrics, announced they will explore establishing a new arm of CGA that will integrate GSA into the organization in a continued and combined effort to reduce damages to critical underground infrastructure and protect those who work and live near these important assets....


CGA's Fourth Annual Technology Report Details Vision for Ideal 2030 Excavation

Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the national nonprofit trade association dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, published its fourth annual Technology Report, "Technology Advancements and Gaps in Underground Safety 2021," which serves as a record of progress in technology for the damage prevention industry, as well as a source of inspiration for new applications of existing technologies and the development of new technologies....


Support (And Practice) Safe Digging: Why It's Important for AEM Members to Do Their Part

While many have adapted to working remotely, one thing that may have not crossed our minds is the importance of utility infrastructure. None of the video calls that we've all grown to love so much would be possible without high-speed connectivity to our homes....


Common Ground Alliance Analysis of Near Miss Data Suggests Late Locates of Buried Utilities are Underreported

Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, announced findings from a new supplemental report examining near miss data submitted to the Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) from 2015 to 2018....


Annual Excavation-Related Damages to Underground Facilities Increased from 2017 to 2018, According to Latest CGA DIRT Report

Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, announced its findings from the 2018 Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Report....


Practice Smart Digging: AEM Supports “Call 811” Day

Do you know where your local utility lines are?The Common Ground Alliance has designated 8/11 on the calendar as a convenient reminder to “call before you dig,” and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and its members are proud to support CGA and its programs....


Today's Top Stories

  1. New $11B Infrastructure Bill in Massachusetts Includes Money for East-West Rail  →
  2. Coca-Cola Beverages Florida to Build Huge $250M Facility in Tampa  →
  3. Developer Set to Build NYC's First Geothermal Powered Hotel in Bushwick  →
  4. MDOT Rebuilds I-275 Near Detroit  →
  5. VIDEO: NYC Mayor Orders Cat Dozer to Flatten Illegal Motorcycles, ATVs  →
  6. City Completes Emergency Contract to Stabilize Shore Road From West Drive to Bayview Avenue in Douglaston, Queens  →
  7. Construction in Lake Charles, La., Expanding Old Casino into a First-Class Venue  →
  8. John Deere Chairman, CEO Named Keynote Speaker of CES 2023  →
  9. Savannah, Ga., Drivers to See I-16/I-95 Interchange Work for Another Year  →
  10. Alta Equipment Company Hosts Its Third Annual Golf Outing  →
  11. John Deere Announces Global Agreement With Wacker Neuson On 0-9-Metric-Ton Excavators  →
  12. Five Excavator Technologies to Improve Your Bottom Line  →
  13. Sam Hall Announced as Vice President of Common Ground Alliance's Damage Prevention Institute  →
  14. Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. Welcomes Hills Machinery  →
  15. Fluor Receives Half-Billion Dollar Contract for I-35 Project  →
  16. Construction, Transportation Groups Push Back on Biden's Gas-Tax Proposal  →
  17. Corridor H Contractors Uncover Crystal Filled Cave in Grant County, W. Va.  →
  18. ALDI Invests Big in Baldwin County — Crews Help Prep for New Region HQ  →
  19. Milton CAT Opens Tonawanda, N.Y., Facility  →
  20. ASV Restores North America's First Compact Track Loader  →




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