Press Releases

WASHINGTON (July 27, 2020) Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground infrastructure, including oil, gas, telecommunications, and electric utilities, announced Crown Castle, the nation’s largest provider of shared communications infrastructure, as its newest platinum member.

As a member of CGA, Crown Castle will work in partnership with 240 other member companies to advance education and... more

WASHINGTON (July 15, 2020) – The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) – the national association dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them, and their communities – announced today that it will host the damage prevention industry’s official Conference & Expo from March 2-5, 2021, in Orlando. The 2021 CGA Conference & Expo is designed to focus on meaningful cross-industry, multi-stakeholder collaboration to develop concrete actions to address the challenge of increasing damages to buried... more

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

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