• beforeUdig



    Protecting Lives, Cables and Pipes

  • Anywhere. Anytime.

    Anywhere. Anytime.

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  • Know what's below

    Know what's below

    Always submit a beforeUdig request before any excavation works commence

Years preventing damage
enquiries lodged in 2018
notifications to asset owners
utility and assets owners nationally
beforeUdig is an online service which enables anyone undertaking excavation works to obtain information on the location of cables, pipes and other utility assets in and around any proposed dig site, helping to protect themselves and valuable assets during these works. In most cases it provides a ‘one stop shop’ for contractors to communicate about their planned activities with member utilities and authorities.
Always use beforeUdig and perform a request for the presence of any cables and pipes.
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A free online service for requesting information prior to commencing excavation works
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Home owners, contractors, builders, planners and anyone planning to break the ground
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Visit the team from beforeUdig at an upcoming event! From contractor and locator training sessions to spreading the message in the community.
“Trying to find efficiencies and improve processes to reduce the cost was our main goal. We guarantee that the damages we avoid and replacement costs for damaged assets far outweigh the cost of fixing and replacing the assets.”
of damages to underground infrastructure results from “insufficient excavations practices”. Always contact beforeUdig before your project starts.

Duane RodgersDuane Rodgers
PelicanCorp CEO

“We are on a mission to provide a revolutionary set of solutions and services for essential infrastructure protection”

Latest news

Underground Utility Mapping Market Worth $1.4 Billion by 2024

Underground Utility Mapping Market Worth $1.4 Billion by 2024

The underground utility mapping market is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.0% during the forecast period due to a rise in concerns over the safety of underground utilities.

Rise in concerns over the safety of underground utilities, and government initiatives for the implementation of utility mapping tools are the major factors driving the growth of the underground utility mapping market.

Street floods after workers damage pipe

Street floods after workers damage pipe

Businesses have been forced to close due to flooding on a street that cuts through the heart of Birmingham.

Certified Locator Assessment Dates

Certified Locator Assessment Dates

Our assessment dates this year are from 9th to 13th December.

beforeUdig Certified Locator's launch

beforeUdig Certified Locator's launch

It’s our pleasure to announce the launch of the beforeUdig Locator Certification Programme. 

Locators in New Zealand now have the opportunity to have their skills and knowledge tested and certified by industry experts. The certification will formally recognise a locator has a proven capability standard to complete all types of location work to accepted industry standards.

E-Ticket Enquiries

An E-Ticket online enquiry is an asset location plan request created and entered into the beforeUdig database through our online service. The beforeUdig interactive system can process Design, Excavation and Resubmit tickets.