Planet Underground – Roundtable with Mike Parilac

December 17, 2016By Josh ParmanEAS Company Update

EAS sponsored the Planet Underground hosted roundtable event in December, 2016. This event, known as The Roundtable, featured people from all throughout the industry offering up their ideas and commentary regarding past, current and future damage prevention initiatives.  A mix of contractor, utility, locating, research, regulatory, insurance, manufacturing and one-call personnel were in attendance in Manteno, Illinois to talk in front of the … Read More

At least one dead, 11 injured after large gas explosion rips through Illinois town: ‘The sound was deafening’

November 17, 2016By Josh ParmanNews

At least one person died and as many as 11 were injured when a massive gas explosion rattled a small town in Illinois Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. The blast ripped through downtown Canton around 5:45 p.m. local time, according to Fulton County Emergency Management. The cause of the explosion was not immediately known, and authorities … Read More

Excavation Alert Systems, LLC Awarded Grant by the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission

September 30, 2016By Josh ParmanEAS Company Update

The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is a 28-member body created by the 1999 General Assembly. Its mission is the promotion of economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities, using proceeds of the national tobacco settlement.  To date, the Commission has awarded 1,999 grants totaling more than $1.1 billion across the tobacco region of the Commonwealth, … Read More

First Production Runs of SignalTape Film.

September 6, 2016By Josh ParmanEAS Company Update

First production runs of SignalTape film are coming off the production lines. Buried on top of underground electrical lines, gas pipes, and communications cables, SignalTape serves as a durable, high-visibility proximity warning device that’s resistant to the elements. It meets or exceeds all industry specs, and comes in a variety of bright colors that are fully … Read More