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Welcome to multiVIEW's inaugural eNewsletter

We're happy to bring you our inaugural InSights eNewsletter. InSights offers access to timely and relevant resources including case studies, articles and FAQs that pertain to your business. It also covers upcoming events, industry news and the latest company information.

We’d love to hear your feedback: if there is an item that you’d like to see covered in this newsletter, please let us know at 
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We hope you enjoy the inaugural issue!

Introducing the new multiVIEW.ca
We’re excited to announce the launch of our new website www.multiview.ca. Developed with the user in mind, the new site offers easier navigation, a clean and responsive design, enhanced content and interactive features.

Check out the Resource Centre to read how other organizations are achieving success using non-destructive techniques; learn more about a variety of technologies including Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Electromagnetic Induction and Seismic Refraction; and view a project gallery of past work. The site also provides information on the latest industry trends and regulations affecting Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), bridge and road inspections, and private utility locating.
 
The responsive design makes it easier to book services from the field. Using the intuitive “Book a Locate” button, you can connect directly to the online utility locate booking form, fill it out and submit it from your mobile device. 

Looking forward, we will continue to expand both the content and functionality available on the website – stay tuned!
We've expanded our presence in the National Capital Region
With construction on the rise in the National Capital Region,we've recently opened a Kanata-based facility and added capacity. This will allow us to mobilize quickly and bring long term employment opportunities into the City of Ottawa and surrounding area. Read more about it in the latest issue of Ottawa Construction News, page 11.
 
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Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE): What lies beneath
In the latest issue of ReNew Canada Magazine, Kevin Vine, President of multiVIEW discusses the history of SUE along with applicable standards. He also provides insights into the elements of a successful SUE program and profiles several large projects including the Union Station Revitalization.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
 
Are there Canadian standards that apply to Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)?

In 2011, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) released Standard S250 Mapping of Underground Utility Infrastructure which builds upon ASCE 38-02 and outlines best practices for mapping and managing records for underground infrastructure.

The standard emerged from a recognized need by utility owners, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, contractors and locators to improve data collection processes and clean up existing records. The standard also provides data sharing guidance for utilities that need to analyze the position of their assets versus another utility’s assets (e.g., a pipe versus a cable).

CSA S250 compliments and extends ASCE Standard 38-02 by setting out requirements for generating, storing, distributing, and using mapping records to ensure that underground utilities are readily identifiable and locatable. Accuracy levels expand upon Quality Level A, prescribing a finer level of detail to define the positional location of the infrastructure.

The standard also defines accuracy parameters for as-built records and specifies the utility attributes to be used for describing and depicting newly built underground utility infrastructure.  This promotes a consistent, effective approach to data collection that ensures the quality of utility records well into the future.

An effective SUE program encompasses principles set forth by both ASCE 38-02 and CSA S250. By encouraging a management systems approach to mapping and record keeping, these standards allow municipalities and their service providers to increase the accuracy and reliability of their data in order to reduce potential utility damage and service interruptions.
Learn more about SUE
Industry News

Infrastructure heavy Ontario budget includes $2.5 billion for highway rehabilitation & expansion

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) leveraged to investigate landslide in Baltimore

The ravages of winter are apparent across the country in the form of giant potholes 

City of Toronto to spend more on road reconstruction this year than ever before, resurfacing more than 185 kilometres

PPP Canada publishes schematic design estimate guide for Public-Private Partnerships

Ground Penetrating Radar used to examine mysterious sand dunes

As projects become more complex, construction workers become technology gurus

Giant overpass being built over one of California’s busiest freeways collapses, necessitating demolition
Pictures from the field
multiVIEW surveyor and CAD technologist, Roger Bleses, completing some pre-construction work to prepare Toronto for the 2015 PanAm Games.
Excavation is Risky Business
Book a private utility locate by June 9th and save 10%.

Upcoming Events

Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM)              
May 20-23
Toronto, ON


Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) 
June 4-5
Arnprior, ON


American Public Works Association (APWA) International Congress
August 17-20
Toronto, ON


2014 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Conference & Exhibition
September 28-31
Montreal, QC

Lunch & Learns
Book a free session to discuss current challenges, emerging standards, industry trends and solutions that work for you. 
>>Learn more

multiVIEW profiled in Building & Construction Canada Magazine

Kevin Vine, President of multiVIEW discusses the growing role of GPR in infrastructure inspection.
>>Read article

RoadMap GPR
Get a true picture of subsurface conditions on roads and bridges. Reduce costs, service disruptions and the need for destructive testing. 
>>Learn more

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