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Veterans Day closure - Friday Nov, 10th

GSOC VeteransDay

We will be taking calls for emergency locates only on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veterans Day, but remember, you can file a ticket online 24/7. 

2017 OCC Users' Group Meeting Recap

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One Call Concepts, Inc. (OCC), notification service provider for Gopher State One Call (GSOC), initiated their annual Users’ Group (UG) Meeting in 1997. OCC’s goal was to provide the notification centers they served with insight into their plans for future growth and technology development. Customers value this opportunity to discuss upcoming endeavors with OCC’s Management and Systems teams and to collaborate with other 811 notification centers. The 2017 OCC Users’ Group Meeting was held at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego, CA from September 19th- 21st. This year’s unique meeting marked OCC’s 20th annual UG Meeting and 35th year of operation.

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MS216D Stakeholder Review Status

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The fourth MS216D stakeholder review meeting was held on August 22nd, 2017 at the Minnesota Department of Transportation facility in St. Cloud, MN. Subgroups continued ongoing discussions of the following topics:

  1. Definition of Excavation
  2. 48-hour Notification
  3. Boundary Surveys

Proposed language changes have been developed for some of these topics and were shared at the latest meeting for all to consider. Continue reading to see these changes.

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GSOC Training Materials

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Did you know that Gopher State One Call (GSOC) has a collection of training materials just for you? That’s right - whether you’re an excavator, locator, or facility operator, GSOC’s handy collection of training materials are there to help you understand what GSOC does, the MN One Call Law-MS 216D, and how to use a suite of FREE online tools that cater to your individual excavation safety needs.

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MN Farmfest Recap

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On August 1st-3rd, 2017, Gopher State One Call (GSOC) exhibited at the 36th Annual Minnesota Farmfest. Recognized as the fourth largest outdoor agriculture tradeshow in the U.S. by Trade Show News Network, Farmfest connects thousands of attendees with top producing farmers, industry-leading manufacturers, and suppliers. The three-day event consisted of various networking opportunities, demonstrations, and exhibits.

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GSOC Event Calendar

  • ITIC Excavator Webinar

    05/30/2018 1:00 PM - 05/30/2018 2:00 PM

    Registration Link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gsoc-itic-webinars-registration-44795548692

  • ITIC Excavator Webinar

    06/06/2018 1:00 PM - 06/06/2018 2:00 PM

    Registration Link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gsoc-itic-webinars-registration-44795549695

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