How to avoid doing millions of dollars in damage to underground assets

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How to avoid doing millions of dollars in damage to underground assets

How to avoid doing millions of dollars in damage to underground assets   This is the headline from an article that I have been quoted in. I recently had a request from the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia to make some comments on Dial Before You Dig and offer any tips I had for [...]

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Do I have a water leak?

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Got bill shock from your latest water bill? You might have a water leak?

So, each month you get your water bill in the mail and the amount of water you use is pretty consistent, right? In summer you generally use more water—as you are watering the gardens and some air conditioners use water to cool the house—and then in winter it should be a little less. But what [...]

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Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) – Myths, Tips and How does it really work?

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Dial Before You Dig says these traffic lights don't exist

Dial Before You Dig Dial Before You Dig - The Essential First Step At Geelong Cable Locations we seem to get a lot of questions relating to Dial Before You Dig (DBYD). So I thought it might be helpful to dedicate a full blog post to just DBYD and try to defuse some of the [...]

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Locating underground utilities within a school

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Fire service and water pipe marked out so that they don't get damaged

After we finished locating the cables and pipe arond the grounds of a local school the other day I thought I would grab the camera out and shoot a quick video to show some of the underground utilities that we found onsite. Locating at schools, caravan parks, hospitals and universities are always the hardest places [...]

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Locating Telstra Cables for Free, Saving You $$$

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Video of Ben from Geelong Cable Locations, explaining how Telstra will come out and locate Telstra cables for free so that you don't have to pay for locations yourself

This is a little secret, Telstra don't want you to know. Telstra will come out for free and locate the underground Telstra cables for you, for FREE!!! Ok well that's not exactly true. First off, it's not a secret as such, Telstra actually have this information printed in plain english, that is clear and easy [...]

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How long does it take to get plans back from Dial Before You Dig?

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So how long does it really take for plans to come back from Dial Before You Dig

When it comes to Dial Before You Dig, one of the most common questions we get asked is, "How long does it take to get plans back from Dial Before You Dig?" Now, of course, we are always more than happy to answer any and all questions we get. But as this question does get [...]

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