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In our industry, PULS, Inc is making news everyday. Please take a moment to read up on what is going on within the industry and within our company. We are really excited about what is in store!

June 2nd, 2017

Utility Locating 101

  For business owners as well as homeowners who are planning property updates, it is of vital importance to know the precise location of underground utilities before breaking ground. Many do not realize that there are laws that mandate contacting their public utility to confirm their line locations. Yet what about those lines running under […]

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January 24th, 2017

How Does Ground Penetrating Radar Work?

Perhaps you’ve seen ground penetrating radar (GPR) services performed on documentary TV programs, and wondered how this technology is being harnessed to locate utilities and other buried objects. From a promising start in the early 20th century, using radar pulses to locate buried objects was largely employed by the military until the late 1980s, when […]

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January 11th, 2017

Gas Leak Detection and Prevention Tips

On the job and around your home, vigilance in performing routine maintenance is extremely important. This is especially true for those who work in the manufacturing, warehousing, and other industrial sectors. Any facility where there are gas and/or propane systems present, should perform two types of gas leak detection surveys every year- mobile and walking […]

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December 10th, 2013

Who Locates Private Utilities

Working with the facility owner, existing records, maintenance personnel, and others, the private utility locator uses several technologies to pinpoint the precise location and depth of mains and lines that have been buried underground. In the March 2008 issue of Underground Focus, Mark Palma along with Jim Holzer wrote about the challenges faced in getting […]

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November 8th, 2011

Utility Management Co. For Marcellus Shale Play

Marcellus Shale project surveyors working to find drilling locations to extract natural gas have turned to PULS INC. (Private Utility Locating Services) to help them find unmarked buried utilities. Using Ground Penetrating Radar, technicians from PULS Inc. are locating buried pipe lines, well heads and other unmarked utilities that fall outside of the PA One […]

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August 11th, 2011

Marcellus Shale Utility Mapping

PULS Inc. is locating buried pipe lines, well heads and other unmarked utilities that fall outside of the PA One-Call system prior to Seismic Surveys… Marcellus Shale project surveyors working to find drilling locations to extract natural gas have turned to PULS INC. (Private Utility Locating Services) to help them find unmarked buried utilities. Using […]

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July 12th, 2011

Use Your State’s One-Call / Call Before You Dig System

What is One-Call? It’s a telephone hotline designed to initiate the process of providing utility marking… About five years ago in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, a surveyor nicked a plastic gas line with an iron pin. At the time, nothing happened. But the following winter, a snow plow hit the pin, and a nearby house blew up. […]

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May 16th, 2011

Valve Exercising Creates New Opportunity For Contractors

Municipalities across the country are getting into the exercise movement to ensure the health of their water valves… Municipalities across the country are getting into the exercise movement to ensure the health of their water valves. That’s right – water valves. These hidden, but important, devices lie beneath the city streets and their health is […]

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April 22nd, 2011

PULS INC. Donates Services For Construction Of Miracle League Ball Field

PULS INC is donating ground penetrating radar services to locate and identify the potential presence of underground utilities on the site of the future Miracle League ball field in Northampton Township, Bucks County PA Northampton Township, PA: PULS INC is donating ground penetrating radar services to locate and identify the potential presence of underground utilities […]

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