CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PIPELINE AND UTILITY LOCATING CONTRACTORS
WE provide leadership, promote safety, and enhance the value and reputation of the underground facility locating industry in Canada.
WELCOME TO CAPULC
By establishing the highest possible standards for the
industry, our objective is to present a generation of qualified, competent
locating technicians, trained to excel in their field. Standardization and
compliance to the rules and regulations will benefit everyone in the
underground pipeline and utility locating industry.
2021 AGM and
APRIL 22, 2021
Member's Annual General Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (MST)
Agenda Items Include:
Resources collected from sponsorships are used to support projects such as the Underground Facility Locator (UFL) Designated Occupation Application, and UFL Training Standards. We would like to recognize our 2021 sponsors for their continued support to our mission and goals.
April is National Dig Safe Month
Dig with C.A.R.E.
Click or Call Before You Dig
Allow required time for Marking
2–3 business days
Respect the marks
Lines are marked by flags, paint or other markers
Hand dig to determine the exact location of underground utilities
Go to digsafecanada.ca
CAPULC is a Member of the
Damage Prevention is a Shared Responsibility.
Mark Your Calendar!
April 22, 2021
SAFETY CONFERENCE GUEST SPEAKERS
We bring you 5 great topics with experienced speakers to bring you updates on topics that resonate throughout the ground disturbance and locating industry.
If you have a stake in underground infrastructure or if you are a utility owner or a locating company, or if you provide services or products within the industry – these informational sessions would be of interest.
Session 1 will begin at 11:30 a.m. (MST)
Alberta One-Call's New Look:
Unification with ABCGA, Administration of "Where's the Line" and Notification of Defunct Pipelines
- with Kassi Zaba,
Alberta One-Call Corporation
With 10 years of experience in the damage prevention industry with Alberta One-Call, Kassi brings her expertise to deliver updates on their recent changes and rebranding. She will also share information on the Where's the Line campaign as well as AOC's new notification process for orphaned / abandoned pipelines.
Session 2 will begin at 12:00 p.m. (MST)
New Technology Update: Radiodetection Technology
and Mapping Integration Workflow
Brett Enright and Brock Kingston from Cansel partner to present the most up-to-date equipment from Radiodection in the field.
Join us to learn updates on new technology, and the future of the industry.
Session 3 will begin at 12:30 p.m. (MST)
Viewing and Analyzing Buried Utilities
Brett Enright with Cansel and Ken Wright from Radiodetection Canada partner to bring us an informative session on GPR: Enhanced damage prevention through innovative new range of GPR systems giving efficient, accurate location of underground utilities.
Following this session, Matt Allen with GeoVerra will be presenting on case studies of how GPR is used in the field.
Join us to learn about this non-intrusive method of surveying the sub-surface. Investigate how it is used to locate underground utilities.
Session 4 will begin at 1:30 p.m. (MST)
Safety Do's and Don'ts
Ryan Woloszyn, API 1169 Certified and Senior Line Locate Technician and Damage Prevention Technician with Elite Line Locating shares Safety Do's and Don'ts while in the field.
Join us to get tips on how safety is a priority while in the field.
Session 5 will begin at 2:00 p.m. (MST)
Mental Health in the Workplace:
Why it Matters
- with Jenan Nasserdeen,
Founder of Catalyst Training Services Inc.
With over 20 years in Human Services, Jenan specializes in Mental Health Advocacy and Training to provide individuals with a stronger understanding of Mental Health and how it affects us daily throughout our lives - at home and at work. Please read her Bio HERE.
Why Attend the Annual Meeting and Conference?
This is your industry. This is your opportunity to get involved.CAPULC has some exciting updates to share on industry relations and partnerships, training and standards as well as upcoming projects.
Damage Prevention is a shared responsibly.
As we focus on the essential role that locators play in damage prevention of underground buried facilities, share with your colleagues the topics and work you care deeply about.
Demonstrate your leadership...
and commitment to the industry by supporting the Association and the Conference Educational Workshops and Presentations.
The conference presentations will bring you awareness and understanding, you are guaranteed to learn something new.
For more information call 1-888-492-8279
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CAPULC Photo Contest Winners!
Owl - Credit to Ryan Woloszyn
Aerial Locate - Credit to Adam Caldwell
Field Locating - Credit to James Gaudry