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Gas back on after Prince George pipeline explosion, but only flowing at 40%

By Simon Little Online Journalist  Global News WATCH: Helicopter footage shows the aftermath of a gas pipeline explosion Energy giant Enbridge has reactivated the smaller of its two natural gas lines following an explosion near Prince George earlier this week, but…

DIRT Report for 2017

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 CGA’s annual DIRT report provides a summary and analysis of the events submitted into CGA’s Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) for the year 2017. The complete report is available for download below. In addition, we are…

No children injured in school bus crash with truck in Whitchurch-Stouffville

‘No kids in the bus!’ OPP’s Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said in a tweet CBC News · Posted: Oct 10, 2018 9:04 AM ET | Last Updated: 26 minutes ago No children were injured when a school bus crashed into a commercial vehicle…

The importance of greasing your boom turret and tips on how to do it!

The importance of greasing your boom turret and tips on how to do it! In my 20 some years in this industry, I’m still amazed to find so many people and companies do not grease or have a maintenance plan…

Hydrovac Nation Monthly Contest!

Hydrotec nozzle giveaway –  contest #132 Win a nozzle from HydroTec (2 of 24 giveaways)! Electronic randomizer will determine the winner! Contest ends October 12th midnight (MST). Contest winner will be posted by Monday, October 15th, 2018 To Win: You must…

OSHA updates National Emphasis Program on trenching and excavation safety

October 3, 2018 Washington — In response to a recent increase in trench-related worker deaths, OSHA has updated its National Emphasis Program on trenching and excavation safety, effective Oct. 1. According to OSHA, 23 construction workers were killed in trench…

Red Deer County rejects hydrovac waste disposal facility

Municipal planning commission voted 4-3 against disposal site proposal Paul Cowley  Oct. 2, 2018 2:00 p.m. A contentious private waste disposal facility was narrowly turned down by Red Deer County’s municipal planning commission on Tuesday. Brandon Hollman proposed building an Alberta…

Cotton Creek Capital Partners with Vecta Environmental Services, LLC

October 01, 2018 14:00 ET | Source: Cotton Creek Capital Management II, LLC AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cotton Creek Capital (“Cotton Creek”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gonzales, Louisiana-based Vecta Environmental Services, LLC (“Vecta”), a leading industrial…

Cansel expands its portfolio of underground asset management locate and pipeline inspection products in Ontario and Alberta

NEWS PROVIDED BY Cansel Oct 01, 2018, 11:30 ET   TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ – Cansel, a software, hardware, and service provider to engineering, surveying, construction, architecture, government and printing industries announced today that it has acquired the precision location business of…