Excavator start-up preparation

  • Crew begins digging upstate natural-gas pipeline - News

    Jul 28, 2008 · Work on the 77-mile natural-gas pipeline known as the Empire Connector Project is in full swing in Ontario County. The $177 million project is crossing Ontario, Yates, Schuyler, Chemung and Steuben counties, burying 24-inch-diameter pipe that will transport natural gas from Buffalo to a link-up with the New York-city area.

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  • Excavation safety around natural gas

    locate the buried gas line and hand dig to expose the line. Technical Safety BC has approved these guidelines for locating and hand digging. You must: • have gas line information on site • identify the location of the gas line and mark the line with paint or stakes until digging is underway

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  • Handbook for Excavators - North Carolina Gas

    infrastructure, natural gas pipelines are a safe and environmentally-friendly form of fuel transportation. There is, however, the possibility of accidental contact with a pipeline when excavation, boring or other construction activities occur. Natural Gas and Potential Hazards of Pipeline Release Natural gas is odorless, colorless and tasteless.

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  • Excavation Damage to Underground Utilities – Expert

    Jan 15, 2018 · In this article Civil Engineer Michael Tuttman discusses the locating and protection of underground utility facilities, provides an overview of the various safety measures used while excavating in the vicinity of utilities, and reviews the potential responsibility for damage to property and loss of life.

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  • Safety Requirements For Excavation Adjacent To Natural Gas

    mains or 10 ft. from ENSTAR Natural Gas Transmission Pipelines without either locates or standby (qualified ENSTAR personnel), ENSTAR Natural Gas reserves the right to excavate to determine if there has been any damage to ENSTAR Natural Gas facilities. If damage has occurred ENSTAR Natural Gas has the right to charge the excavator for repairs.

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    Excavation safety around natural gas - FortisBC

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  • Natural gas pipeline safety Excavator Damage Prevention Guide

    Natural gas cannot burn by itself. To burn, natural gas must be mixed with air. It also must have an ignition source such as static electricity, a pilot light, a lighted match, or an electric arc from a light switch, motor, doorbell or telephone. Burning natural gas will not explode. If natural gas does ignite, let it burn.

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  • Striking Underground Gas Lines5.15

    ruptured an underground, high-pressure gas service pipeline, resulting in a natural gas leak. Within a minute of striking the gas line, the company crew foreman, following company procedures, informed his supervisor. However, the supervisor did not immediately notify the owner of the gas line or emergency response agencies.

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  • "Pipeline Safety, Surveying and Site Development"

    Feb 01, 2017 · Check out our latest Upload! Excavator, Tractor clearing trees! https://.youtube.com/watch?v=M7nIEwPTGC4 --~--Watch this short video of laying the Main po

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  • Contractor & Excavator | Okaloosa Gas

    Natural gas odo r. Blowing dirt. Bubbling water . If you suspect a natural gas leak or that contact with a natural gas line has occurred: Stop all work, leave the premises immediately and instruct others to leave the premises immediately. Contact Okaloosa Gas from a safe location at 850-729-4700 or 1-800-239-3878. Call 911. Keep others a safe

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  • PIPELINE SAFETY

    Texas Gas has been delivering natural gas to customers for more than 60 years. Our pipelines carry natural gas used to heat homes and fuel appliances throughout the Southern and Midwestern United States. Texas Gas provides transportation and storage services throughout nine states. Underground natural gas pipelines are the safest mode of energy

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  • Dublin Natural Gas Needs Your Voice - cityofdublin.org

    Raise the awareness of the affected public and key stakeholders of the presence of buried natural gas pipelines in the communities we serve. Help excavators understand the steps that they can take to prevent third party damage and respond properly if they cause damage to our pipelines.

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  • Striking Underground Gas Lines5.15

    ruptured an underground, high-pressure gas service pipeline, resulting in a natural gas leak. Within a minute of striking the gas line, the company crew foreman, following company procedures, informed his supervisor. However, the supervisor did not immediately notify the owner of the gas line or emergency response agencies.

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  • Natural gas pipeline safety Excavator Damage …

    As one of Michigan's largest natural gas companies, we operate and maintain more than 28,000 miles of natural gas pipelines that help us bring this important product to more than 1.8 million customers in Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Pipelines help fuel our economy and way of life. Buried pipelines carry natural gas into our state from

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  • Crew begins digging upstate natural-gas pipeline - News

    Jul 28, 2008 · Work on the 77-mile natural-gas pipeline known as the Empire Connector Project is in full swing in Ontario County. The $177 million project is crossing Ontario, Yates, Schuyler, Chemung and Steuben counties, burying 24-inch-diameter pipe that will transport natural gas from Buffalo to a link-up with the New York-city area.

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  • CPS Energy Gas Service Standards

    date, requested gas delivery pressure, and the type and operating schedule of facilities to be served (including the rated CFH or MBTU consumption capacity of all proposed gas devices). 102 Project Costs 1. CPS Energy will provide an estimate of costs and possible load credits to provide natural gas service.

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  • APRIL 2020 - ENSTAR Natural Gas

    each year. This work helps excavators (including homeowners) dig safely and avoid damaging buried natural gas lines. Calling 811 for locates is a free service that is required by law. When an excavator skips this required step and hits a natural gas line, ENSTAR's distribution crews respond to stop gas flow and repair the damaged gas line.

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  • Hydro-Excavation: Digging with Precision and Safety

    Canadian oil and gas industry, which realized years ago the efficiency of using a hydro-excavation machine to "daylight" buried gas pipes and other utility lines. With cold weather and permafrost, petrochemical plants and facilities in Canada found that using heated water made hydro-excavation the only viable option to excavate year-round.

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  • Natural Gas Installation Standards Handbook

    SIGNS OF A NATURAL GAS LEAK Excavator Safety Near Gas Lines Con Edison delivers natural gas safely and reliably through thousands of miles of pipelines in Manhattan, the Bronx, parts of Queens and Westchester County. These pipelines are regularly inspected for leaks, monitored for corrosion and upgraded to newer pipes. Never bury a damaged facility!

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  • Natural gas pipeline damaged in western Manitoba

    An excavator that came into contact with a natural gas pipeline in western Manitoba Tuesday caused Manitoba Hydro to shut off the flow of gas into its distribution system in the Parkland region of

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