Flint loses focus in finding lead water service pipes

By Zahra Ahmad zahmad@mlive.com FLINT, MI — The city of Flint’s ban on a cost-effective tool and its method for finding lead water service pipes may mean it could run out of money before all its hazardous pipes are removed.…

Company of the Month

Hydrovac Nation is proud to announce our COMPANY of the month for September, 2018 is: Hoffman Elite Enterprises Ltd! Hydrovac Nation has recognized them for their professionalism and determination for growth and excellence in safety. To us they have stood out, over…

Member of the Month

Hydrovac Nation is proud to announce that our MEMBER of the month for September, 2018 is: Nicolette Callihoo Nicolette, who has been a proud member of Hydrovac Nation, (and Hydrovac Nation Classifieds), for only a few months, is the member…

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…

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…

Dozens of Massachusetts excavators fined for Dig Safe violations

By Mary C. Serreze Special to The Republican Massachusetts pipeline safety regulators issued around $275,000 in Dig Safe fines last week, with 79 excavators facing civil penalties. At the top of the list was K. Daponte Construction Corp. of Fall River,…