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WASHINGTON (May 26, 2020)Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, today released its third annual Technology Report, “Technology Advancements and Gaps in Underground Safety 2020,” which serves as a record of progress in technology for the damage prevention industry, as well as a... more

WASHINGTON (May 22, 2020)Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, this week recognized outstanding leadership in the damage prevention industry through the Virtual CGA Awards. Each day this past week, CGA presented a ... more

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2020) Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, today announced the launch of its Next Practices Initiative. This initiative will focus on driving innovative solutions to solve challenges that the damage prevention industry faces.

CGA’s Best Practices focus on the “identification of... more

WASHINGTON (April 28, 2020) – Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, today announced findings from a new supplemental report examining near miss data submitted to the Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) from 2015-2018. 

The supplemental report, which analyzes near miss data separately from actual damage incident data, examines... more

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