Mar 15, 2012
Are you helping yourself avoid underground damage?
A wise man once said, “If you sit and do nothing, then don’t expect results.”
Feb 15, 2012
Goals for 2012
Some meaningful endeavours are possible and achievable for the landscape industry in 2012, with respect to the underground and the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA).
Dec 15, 2011
What the experts are saying
The number of gas line hits by landscapers is on the decline, but more significantly, the number of hits due to lack of locates is constant.
Nov 15, 2011
Reducing utility hits
Last year the landscape industry reduced underground utility hits by 36 per cent.
Oct 15, 2011
Time to raise awareness to bring in One Call legislation
ORCGA is launching a new advocacy website to help raise awareness among Ontarians and Ontario provincial election candidates of the urgent need for mandatory One Call legislation in Ontario.
Aug 15, 2011
Safe excavation update
This will give you an update on the issues within the underground industry over the last 12 months.
Jun 15, 2011
Review your underground excavation plans
Each spring always check and service all your equipment before starting up your landscape operation.
Apr 15, 2011
Landscape sector reduces utility hits
The landscape sector registered an amazing statistic, by going from 542 hits in 2009 all the way down to 360 in 2010.
Mar 15, 2011
Best practices for excavators
Damage prevention officers from key organizations have worked together to develop best practices for excavation contractors.