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Peter Ashcroft

United Kingdom

Member since: Jan 23, 2019
Published articles: 31

An in-Depth Look at the Eusr

The Energy & Utility Skills Register (EUSR) is the online register of training and skills for the energy and utilities sectors. Individuals that have undertaken training and/or assessment on EUSR...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 13, 2019
Benefits, Methods and Applications of Gpr

GPR or Ground Penetrating Radar technology is used in many industries to see through natural and man-made materials. This technology is used to locate non-metallic and metallic pipes, conduit, power...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Jul 29, 2019
Cable Avoidance Training - is It Really Needed?

Contractors or engineers undertaking any kind of construction or excavation work should understand the significance of taking the necessary steps to avert striking buried utility services. Underground...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Jul 20, 2019
Cable Avoidance Training is Crucial and Her’s Why

All those associated with excavation or digging work must take proper precautions so that striking of buried or hidden utility services can be avoided. Underground pipes and cables can be anywhere...

Articles > Business & Careers > Training Jun 21, 2019
Cat & Genny - Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Career

Those of you hoping to have a successful career in the utility detection sector need to know about the latest technologies and range of cable avoidance equipment. CAT & Genny training is crucial in...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 29, 2019
Cat and Genny Training: Essential for All Working Near Underground Utilities

If you are digging or disturbing the earth in any way, it is essential to avoid damage to underground services, partly because the damage can have financial implications, but even more importantly...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Jan 26, 2019
Contractors Undertaking Any Sort of Excavation Must Use Caution

Contractors who undertake any type of work which involves digging or excavation of any sort must always take every precaution to avoid striking any type of buried services. The problem is that these...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 07, 2019
How to Improve Your Project Delivery with Eusr Cat and Genny Training

During construction, your team has to do a lot of excavation. With underground utility services spread across the UK, such excavation work require proper management. This is where the EUSR and Cable...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Jul 20, 2019
How to Reduce Damage to Buried Cables and Pipes?

Excavating or digging holes in the ground is a primary part of construction, as well as, of the maintenance and installation of underground utility services. Unfortunately, every time that a hole is...

Articles > Business & Careers > Training Jun 28, 2019
How to Reduce the Risks of Utility Strikes?

The accidental striking of a gas pipeline or an electrical cable has major implications including disruption of services, damage to infrastructure, loss of reputation and potentially life-changing...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Sep 09, 2019
Some Things to Consider when Carrying out Excavation Work

As a contractor, whenever you undertake any form of digging you need to be certain that you do not strike any cables or underground utilities, and the simple fact is that they are almost everywhere...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Feb 18, 2019
The Benefits of the Mala Rd8100 Radio Detection Equipment

Would you believe that only 140 years ago the streetlights in Britain were gas lamps? Yes, the first electric streetlights were turned on in 1878 along the Thames Embankment and near Holborn Viaduct...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Aug 24, 2019
The Hazards Faced by Contractors Undertaking Any Type of Excavation

There are many hazards associated with carrying out any sort of excavation work. The simple fact is that wherever you are there are very likely to be underground services nearby carrying electricity...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Apr 29, 2019
The Many Risks Associated with Any Kind of Excavation Work

Undertaking any sort of excavation work can be highly dangerous if proper precautions are not taken. There are all sorts of underground services running sometimes only a foot or 18" below the surface...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education Mar 14, 2019
The Problems Faced by Contractors Who Need to Penetrate the Ground

It is a fact of life that many contractors need to dig down into the ground for a variety of different purposes. It may be to install the foundations for a building, it could be to repair a faulty...

Articles > Reference & Education > K-12 Education May 02, 2019
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The company is an approved ProQual Centre and can provide Cat and Genny training to the Level 2 Award in Utility Location and Avoidance.