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We pride ourselves on our work, not only with our delivery of high-quality service in vacuum excavation, utility locating, and waste management but also in our Vac-U-Digga manufacturing process. At VAC Group, we believe in our technology and work processes so much so we are happy to be as ...
The Vac-U-Digga Manufacturing Process
Posted on 20 March, 2019
Vacuum Excavation has come a long way since its birth in the 1800s, where it has since become a critical service for a variety of modern-day critical infrastructure, utility, and waste management related projects.
The History of Vacuum Excavation
Posted on 15 March, 2019
Utility maintenance is big business in Australia due to the importance and incredible scale of utilities installed across the nation. However, maintaining these critical assets is no easy feat, particularly utilities that are buried underground, under roads, footpaths and even buildings. 
How to access and maintain subsurface utilities
Posted on 13 February, 2019
If you are interested in gaining skills and expertise in utility locating, damage prevention, incident investigation or consulting services, then StakingU has the training solutions you’ve been searching for.
How can I become a qualified locator?
Posted on 12 February, 2019
You’ve likely seen or heard of “Clean Fill”, but what is it and what is it used for?
What is Clean Fill?
Posted on 5 February, 2019
Latro™ is an Australian push-cart subsurface reality capture solution, a 3D GPR system utilising Noise-Modulated GPR (NM-GPR).
Meet Latro: Our push-cart radar solution
Posted on 4 February, 2019
At the turn of the century, Neil Costello came across vacuum excavation technology in the United States, where at the time it was a somewhat underdeveloped technology. 
The VAC Group Story: Innovating since 2000 
Posted on 30 January, 2019
Unlike the potholes that we avoid on main roads, potholing refers to an efficient non-destructive excavation solution that is used to dig down, locate, assess, and help repair underground utilities. 
Potholing in Australia
Posted on 30 January, 2019
Spoil removal is typically an expensive and inefficient use of spoil, time and money, but this all changes with VAC Group’s Soil Transfer system.
Soil Removal is out - Soil Transfer is in!
Posted on 21 January, 2019
One winter’s day in 2013, Trevor, who has worked in the VAC Group Workshop for over 15 years, smashed a rocksaw on the front of a bobcat and called it a Bobsaw. Five years later – the much flashier ‘Non-Destructive Profiler’ was born.
What is a Non-Destructive Profiler (NDP)?
Posted on 2 December, 2018
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