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Internet outage after Illawarra hit

Construction workers in the Illawarra damaged Telstra cables leaving 5000 homes without Internet for a day. As technicians endeavoured to make hasty repairs, those relying on the connection bore the burden of inadequate preparedness. Read the story in the Illawarra Mercury

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Subsurface Utility Information Standard

Prepared by the Standards Australia Committee IT-036, the Australian Standard 5488-2013, Classification of Subsurface Utility Information (SUI), provides a guide for standardising the way spatial, environmental and physical properties of a buried utility are recorded in Australia. The committee included subsurface infrastructure organisations such as Dial Before You Dig (DBYD), National Utility Locating Contractors Association (NULCA) and […]

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Utility management helps secure MBA safety award

Buildcorp were honoured with the 2012 Master Builders Association NSW Site Safety – Commercial Projects award for the Sydney Adventist Hospital project in Wahroonga. Working around a live hospital facility presented major challenges with services literally providing a “lifeline” to the hospital. Locaters Pty Ltd was engaged to identify, locate and map all subsurface utilities and to […]

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