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

Partnership with Level A

Master Locators was recently acquired by a nationwide, industry leading utility locating company, GPRS, Inc. For 16 years, Master Locators has been a trusted provider of a variety of subsurface utility engineering (SUE) services from utility locating, mapping, CCTV pipe inspection, concrete scanning and air and hydro excavation. Master Locators will continue to provide the

A day in the life of a CCTV robotic crawler

CCTV is a powerful tool for inspecting underground pipelines. The combination of advanced camera technology, software and robotics is an extremely smart solution for pipeline inspections and problem-solving. It takes the guesswork out of pipe inspections, enabling quick, accurate examination of drains, sewers and other pipelines without causing any damage to the infrastructure. Most importantly, CCTV