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Local Authorities (Councils) and Road Authorities require any person intending to dig in the road corridor to apply for and have approved prior to the commencement of works, a Road Opening Consent. PelicanCorp is the owner of the beforeUdig and CorridorAccess services in New Zealand.

Address: 1A Wagener Pl, Mt Albert, Auckland 1025, New Zealand Phone: 0800 248 344 Email: Click Here

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Rotorua Lakes Council improve accessibility of information

Challenge
As long-time members of beforeUdig Rotorua Lakes Council were challenged with a manually laborious response process to its incoming enquiries, tasked with supplying multiple sets of plans to provide asset information. The time consuming process required dedicated staff attention to ensure responses went out in a reasonably accepted timeframe.

Solution
Rotorua adopted an automated process with the use of PelicanCorp’s TicketAccess solution to efficiently deliver and maintain consistent detailed information to those conducting works near their underground assets, focussing on dependable service delivery and the avoidance of contractor damage.

Outcome 
By transforming and automating the response to beforeUdig enquiries TicketAccess has successfully eliminated the manual processes for Rotorua. By delivering a single asset plan pack within minutes, Rotorua have achieved improved accessibility to council information and ensuring a safer work environment. In addition, Rotorua have also incorporated a second line of defence in ensuring the safety of those working within areas where geothermal activity is present.

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Transpower leads the way with safety and asset protection

Challenge
Transpower was operating a radio network for all internal information back from their power grid. An upgrade process took place in 2009 which resulted in challenges such as protection of their underground assets as well as how to respond to enquiries with utility plans.

Solution
Transpower signed up as members of the beforeUdig service to protect their assets and provide safety to contractors and opted for PelicanCorp's TicketAccess solution to efficiently automate their response service.

Outcome 
By combining their membership with the beforeUdig service and TicketAccess,Transpower have standardised their asset protection and operational health and safety processes.

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beforeUdig Members Seminar 2015

One of our ongoing commitments to our Members is to organise regular meetings with our beforeUdig service Members.
During September we ran seminars; on topics that covered 1) new market initiatives in ticket automation; 2) permitting processes and 3) works co-ordination. This was a great opportunity to discuss the Members suggestions and feedback on the service with other users and key PelicanCorp staff.
We are aiming at running such meetings twice a year and our next beforeUdig Member Conference will take place in March 2016. The email will be sent out with more details regarding our upcoming member meetup closer to the date.
If you have any suggestions our would like to ask our members forum any questions send Contact Phil Cornforth with an email outling your query.