Year: 2019

Let’s dig up some DIRT!

A look into the 2018 DIRT Report Common Ground Alliance (CGA) is an organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them, and their communities. The program collects critical information and analyzes all 2018 data submitted anonymously and voluntarily by facility operators, utility locating companies, one-call centers, contractors, regulators and others. According

The Booming Vacuum Excavation Industry

The market for vacuum excavation is expanding in all directions. What was once the realm of smaller contractors with one truck doing sub-contract work for larger contractors, the industry is now seeing more and more of the large contracting firms adding vacuum excavation to their portfolios. “The growth in vacuum excavation is largely due to

Video Pipe Inspection

Video Pipe Inspection is a method of visually inspecting a utility line to detect cracks, infractions, blockages, and other imperfections in the line. The process involves navigating a camera through the line, either manually or via a remote control, which provides a video feed of the pipe interior to an on-site monitor for viewing. Head/Camera

GPRS Locates and Acquires Master Locators

Becoming One of the Largest Privately Held Utility Locating Companies in the United States.  TOLEDO, Ohio, August 5, 2019 – Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, LLC (“GPRS”), has acquired Master Locators utility locating business (“Master Locators”), a leading provider of private utility locating, concrete scanning, vacuum excavation, SUE and video pipe inspection services.  Master Locators’ clients

Introduction To Master Locators

Master Locators was started in 2003 by brothers Gus and Steve Sareyka. Our tagline “Because What’s Underneath Matters” is more than just what’s underneath the ground.  We are also referring to what’s underneath a person and this holds true to our core values. The ML core values include Humility, Integrity, and Passion. The deep respect