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Underground Mapping System

Over 4 million road excavations take place in Britain every year – and a further 1 million occur away from the road. These works take place in order to install, repair or maintain 4 million km of underground pipes and cables. This figure is growing by the day as our demand for power, utilities and communications infrastructure increases.

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What is Intelligent Trench?

Developed by a team of technology partners, the Intelligent Trench combines advanced Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) asset marking, GPS and non-invasive surveying methods with easy to use data collection / sharing software. It means consistent and valuable information can be easily made accessible across all stakeholders.

Customers of 3M Dynatel™ RFID Markers have access to software from technology partners Exor and Trac-ID at no additional cost.

Why use Intelligent Trench?

Reduce Dry Digs
By generating and accessing accurate and robust data

Traceability of Works
Understand what works were carried out – where and by whom.

Avoid Exploratory Digs
Technology partner Infotec provide non-invasive surveys which are more cost effective than trial holes, and can insert 3M Dynatel™ RFID Near Surface Markers for accuracy, and will upload their survey drawing to the Intelligent Trench Database for future access.

How does it work?

Contact Us for Construction Materials | For information on costing, availability or specifications, please get in touch. | Telephone +44(0)845 602 8083 or use our webform.