VHS | ANY DIRECTION UNDERGROUND UTILITIES SEES SUCCESS

“The family-owned business consists of owners Ralph and Sheila Guyton and their sons work in the business with them. They started off working with just the family, rented machines and one truck. Now, they have more than 10 employees, six trucks and six machines of their own.”RECENT POSTSJul. 19, 2024VHS | ARE PG&E LYING?Jul. 18, 2024$34M FOR ROBOT WORMS, AI …

VHS | DIRECTIONAL DRILLING IN FLORIDA

“Aaron visits Earthview in Melbourne, FL to see one of their directional drilling projects where they are installing 40,000 feet of water lines. The purpose of directional drilling is to install underground utilities without disturbing the surface. Directional drilling can be used to install these utilities under roads, train tracks, interstates, etc. Earthview is a women-led company that’s headquartered in …

VHS | HOW TO START AN EXCAVATING COMPANY

This week we’re haring a video from Nate Jones on how to start your own excavating company – Land Clearing, Basement Digging, Excavating for Foundations, and Excavating utility work!In the video he covers 5 main points: Costs and Equipment, How much you can make, Downfalls, Legal Set Up, and Getting StartedGive it watch and get inspired!RECENT POSTSJul. 19, 2024VHS | …

VHS | LOCATING WITH 3D VISUALIZATION

This week we’re haring a video from our friends at Screening Eagle.”Before any digging or drilling takes place, detecting and mapping buried utilities like pipes and cables is crucial. See how the team at Site Vision Surveys inspects the subsurface to detect underground utilities and visualizes them in 3D – in real-time using the GS8000 subsurface mapping system with an …

VHS | THE TOWN THAT EXPLODED

This is a little bit of an unusual one for us. The video revolves around a small town in Kansas with a big problem. “An entire town was terrified when the ground began exploding all around them. No one knew when or where the next explosion would occur.”Underground utilities can bring lots of problems if they’re not mapped and monitored …

VHS | STORY OF THE UTILITY LOCATOR

What does a Utility Locator do? How do they protect our underground utilities? Heavy Metal Learning and Planet Underground collaborated on this video to help answer those questions.In their own words; “Heavy Metal Learning is excited to partner with Planet Underground TV to share the underground construction stories of the utility locator. This episode features three veteran utility locators working …

VHS | BEFOREUDIG LOCATOR PERSPECTIVE

beforeUdig is the New Zealand equivalent of our 811 centers and they’ve produced this video with a locator’s perspective. It’s beneficial to learn from other places what works and what doesn’t. In their own words; “Our latest Front Runners episode is here, featuring the Locator’s Perspective while using beforeUdig services. Join the Locate Services team, as they guide us, through …

VHS | HYDROVACING HOLES

Watch as Double H Construction use their hydrovac trailer to safely dig holes for light poles. In their own words, “Follow along as we dig holes for light poles using a hydro excavation trailer.”RECENT POSTSJul. 19, 2024VHS | ARE PG&E LYING?Jul. 18, 2024$34M FOR ROBOT WORMS, AI & LASERS?Jul. 17, 2024THE ECONOMICS OF SUEJul. 15, 2024UA / ISSUE 102Jul. 12, …

VHS | UTILITY SURVEY BATS

“You never know what you’re going to find underground” – well you definitely wouldn’t expect to find bats during an underground utility survey. This weeks VHS isn’t very educational but it’s worth a watch.RECENT POSTSJul. 19, 2024VHS | ARE PG&E LYING?Jul. 18, 2024$34M FOR ROBOT WORMS, AI & LASERS?Jul. 17, 2024THE ECONOMICS OF SUEJul. 15, 2024UA / ISSUE 102Jul. 12, …

VHS | SHOULD THE US BURY ITS POWERLINES?

“Burying power lines is an expensive but sure-fire way to practically eliminate the risk of utility-caused wildfires, which have devastated towns across California. PG&E, the nation’s largest utility, has been found liable for numerous wildfires in the state. In an effort to prevent future disasters, the utility is planning to underground 10,000 miles of distribution lines in fire-prone areas, including …