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Rebar Locating with GPR - Vancouver, British Columbia

Rebar Locating Prior to 24” Thick Concrete Wall Demolition - Vancouver, British Columbia

GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a local general contractor in the Vancouver area to locate all rebar reinforcement in a 24” thick tunnel wall slab prior to demolition. The contractor wanted to avoid cutting rebar while drilling test holes, so that structural integrity would be saved until the final stage of the demo. After these test holes were drilled, the engineering team was consulted on whether this wall could be demolished with or without additional shoring support for safety. The area scanned was approximately 20’ wide by 4’ in height. Shallow and deep reinforcement was located accurately and labeled on the slab, using “T” and “B” designations. These labels corresponded to the approximate depth of each individual layer of rebar. Permanent marker was used so that the markings would not be washed away by the water used with the drilling rig...

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Utility Locating / Concrete Scanning Projects:

Radiodetection and GPR Used to Locate Utilities - Hamilton, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Hamilton / Toronto was contacted by a local contractor to conduct a GPR scan.

Private Utility Locating Project - Burlington, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Hamilton / Toronto was contacted by a local contractor to conduct a GPR survey of 2 large areas prior to excavation.

Concrete Scanning / Structural Analysis - Downtown Toronto, Ontario
GPRS was contacted by a major telecommunication company to determine the rebar pattern within their utility vault located in the middle of a busy downtown intersection.

Concrete Scan with GPR Prior to Drilling - Toronto, Ontario
One of our recent projects was completed at a new high rise building where GPRS Project Manager Adrian Atkins scanned several concrete slabs so that a contractor could safely core drill in several locations.

Water Line and Water Shut-Off Valve Locate - Hamilton, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Hamilton / Toronto was contacted by a local homeowner to conduct a survey of his property to mark out and locate the exact location of not only his water line service to his house but the water shut off valve.

Structural Analysis to Determine the Supporting Steel Within Freshly Poured Footing - Toronto, Ontario
For this project, GPRS was contacted by an engineer for a structural analysis to determine the structural steel embedded within this freshly poured footing.

Concrete Scanning and Thermal Camera Survey for Wire Mesh and Radiant Heating Pipes - Southlands, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a General contractor who owns a large ranch property in Southlands.

Using GPR to Locate Septic Tank and Leach Field - Alberta
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) Enterprises Inc. of Edmonton was called out to locate several septic tanks and septic beds in this area.

Using GPR to Locate Radiant Floor Heating in Concrete Slab Prior to Anchoring - Calgary, Alberta
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) Enterprises Inc. of Calgary conducted a GPR scanning project at a truck equipment shop in Calgary to mark out radiant heat tubes in a concrete slab-on-grade.

GPR Scan Prior to Saw Cutting of Concrete Slab - Calgary, Alberta
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) Enterprises Inc. of Calgary was contacted by a major general contractor to perform interior GPR scans at several construction sites, so that that saw cutting could take place at each of the locations.

Concrete Scanning Project at Calgary Zoo - Calgary, Alberta
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) Enterprises Inc. of Calgary was recently contacted by the local zoo to perform GPR scanning during a renovation project. This project required to drill several cores on the roof of a building to install new drain pipes and cut to remove a portion of a slab-on-grade.

Utility Locating Prior to Excavation for Retaining Wall - Kitchener, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Hamilton / Toronto was recently contacted by a major construction company to conduct a utility locating survey in Kitchener, Ontario.

Plastic Gas Line Locating on Private Property - Southlands, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called out to provide a utility location survey at a private ranch in Southlands, BC.

Concrete Scan for Reinforcement and Conduit - Scarborough, Ontario
A contractor called us for assistance on project which was located at a luxurious condominium high rise building. The contractor hired GPRS Enterprises, Inc. to scan a concrete slab so that they could place safe several anchors.

GPR Utility Scan with GPR - Langley, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called by a playground company who was working with a local school district in Langley, British Columbia.

GPR Private Utility Scan Before Construction - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called by an underground storage tank and fuel station installation company to locate all of the underground utilities before the excavation process for a new project was started.

Concrete Scanning for Rebar and Plastic Conduits Prior to Coring and Anchor Placement - Burnaby, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc., of British Columbia was contacted by a large general contractor to scan a suspended concrete slab.

Sanitary Sewer Mapping Prior to Excavation at Local Brewery - Toronto, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises of Hamilton / Toronto was contacted by a local brewery to locate the sanitary sewer system throughout a large industrial distribution factory.

Utility Locating Prior to Soil Boring at Seneca College - Toronto, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Hamilton / Toronto was contacted by a local college to conduct a GPR scan. Our client needed to clear their project area for utility lines so that they could start the excavation process for soil borings.

Gas and Power Lines Located at Private Residence Prior to Landscaping Project - Richmond Hill, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Hamilton / Toronto worked at a residential project in Richmond Hill, Ontario to locate gas and power lines at a private residence. The homeowner was planning to remove several tree stumps and to plant several new trees.

Secondary Utilities Lines Located After a Gas Line is Accidentally Hit - Calgary, Alberta
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) Enterprises Inc. of Calgary was contacted by a major general contractor to remark all of the utility lines at a construction site after a previous utility scanning service failed to mark out all of the utility lines.

GPR Concrete Scanning - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta
One our recent projects was completed at a new high rise building where GPRS Project Manager Kien Do scanned several concrete slabs so that a contractor could safely core drill. GPRS was able to locate structural steel such as rebar and post tensioned cables, power conduits and other targets within these concrete slabs.

GPR Scan for Hydro Lines at Factory - Vaughan, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises was contacted by an electrical engineering company who was in search of locating all hydro lines and mapping out all site lighting throughout the back of an industrial factory.

Private Utility Locate Prior to Excavation - Bolton, ON
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Hamilton recently worked at a residential project to locate all the major utilities that were feeding the homeowners property prior to doing some landscaping improvements.

GPRS Scan for Utility Lines Prior to Construction - Burlington, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises Inc., received a call from a major developer who was looking to build 3 luxury condominiums in Burlington, Ontario.

GPR Scanning for Concrete Reinforcement at A Mall Parking Garage - Edmonton, Alberta
An engineering firm was planning to perform structural analysis prior to construction of a Tesla Charging Station at a Mall’s Parking garage. GPRS Enterprises of Edmonton was selected to provide Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) scans to obtain information on the slab and reinforcing steel within the structure.

Utilities Located at Heritage Creek Community - Spruce Grove, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises of Edmonton was recently called out to perform a private utility locate for a major landscaping company at the Heritage Creek Community in Spruce Grove, Alberta.

GPR Used to Locate Interior Utilities/ Hydraulic Pipes Prior to Drilling at Steel Fabrication Shop - Calgary, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises recently completed a project for an environmental consulting firm that needed an area scanned prior to soil boring.

Walker Ducts and Electrical Boxes Located Using GPR Prior to Core Drilling - Calgary, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Calgary was contacted by a big general contractor building stores at the Sage Hill Plaza, Alberta to locate all walker ducts and electrical boxes embedded within concrete slab during electrical installation.

Underground Utility Locating Prior to Daylighting/Potholing - Coquitlam, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called by a large excavating and shoring contractor to conduct a utility locating survey prior to daylighting/potholing various utilities with a vacuum excavation truck.

Underground Storage Tank Locating Prior to Home Sale - East Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called out to provide an underground storage tank survey (oil tank) by a local real estate agent who was putting a house on the market. The client wanted to verify if a tank was still on the property, as the house had been originally built in 1919, and records indicated it was heated by oil that was kept in a cylinder underground.

Utility Locating Prior to Soil Boring at Container Ship Docks - Surrey, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called out to provide a utility location survey by an Environmental contractor prior to drilling 4 soil borings at a busy container ship dock along the Fraser river.

Concrete Scanning for Cable, Radiant Heating Conduit, and Hollow Core Location Prior to Anchoring - Burnaby, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a local solar panel installation company who was planning on drilling anchor locations into multiple areas of a suspended slab prior to installing new office walls and dividers.

Concrete Scanning for Rebar Location Prior to Drilling for Anchors - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a large General contractor who was planning on drilling anchor locations into multiple areas on a new ground up construction project.

Private Utility Locating and Electromagnetic Induction (EMI) Survey - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises of Vancouver was recently called to locate storm sewer, sanitary sewer, underground electrical, communication lines, hydro lines, and gas lines.

City Street Utility Locating After BC One Call Setup - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called out to provide a utility location survey in a busy city street near downtown Vancouver.

Private Utility Locating Prior to Trenching - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called out to provide a utility location survey in an alleyway prior to trenching in order to install new gas feeds to multiple businesses.

Utility Locating (Storm and Sewer) Prior to Construction of Heavy Bleachers on a Soccer Field - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a stadium seating company to locate storm and sewer drain lines prior to constructing heavy bleachers on an existing soccer field.

Rebar Locating Prior to 24” Thick Concrete Wall Demolition - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia recently scanned a concrete slab to locate rebar reinforcement in a 24” thick tunnel wall slab prior to demolition.

Rebar and Conduit Location Prior to Core Drilling Through a 15” Thick Slab - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises of British Columbia was contacted by a major electrical contractor to scan a suspended slab prior to core drilling in 53 different locations.

Private Utility Locate for Major Hydro Provider - Hamilton, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises of Hamilton was called out by a major Hydro provider to locate all utilities, unknown lines and ground grids running through the transformer yard prior to major excavation and construction.

Private Utility Lines Located Prior to Excavation - Hamilton, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises of Hamilton was contacted by a major environmental company to locate any utilities or unknown lines running through there borehole zones prior to excavation.

GPS and GPR Used to Locate Private Utilities - Hamilton, Ontario
A GPS unit was used to record the precise location of each underground line, as accuracy on this project was very important.

GPRS Maps Plumbing Drainage System - Hamilton, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises of Hamilton was contacted by a major contracting company to map out the plumbing drainage system and to locate any utilities or unknown lines running through there excavation areas.

Wall Scanning Using Ground Penetrating Radar - Calgary, Alberta
During a renovation project for a building in Calgary, Alberta, a local general contractor planned to drill up to 6 holes in a small area on a wall to run pipes through and install a big panel in this area.

GPR Used to Locate Post Tension Cable Prior to Core Drilling - Edmonton, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. recently provided GPR services at a commercial renovation project in Edmonton, AB in order to locate rebar, conduits and post-tensioned cable embedded in a concrete slab prior to coring.

Using GPR to Locate Interior Utilities for Soil Boring Clearance - Red Deer, Alberta
One of many applications GPRS can provide to environmental or geotechnical consulting firms is soil boring clearance by utilizing Ground Penetrating Radar.

Underground Utility Locate for Landscaping Works - Edmonton, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Edmonton recently worked at a residential project to locate gas, power and phone lines as well as irrigation system for the owner prior to doing some landscaping improvement.

Concrete Scanning to Map Rebar for Plumber Prior to Coring - Calgary, Alberta
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) of Calgary, AB was contacted by a major general contractor in town working on a project to penetrate 30 holes through concrete slabs for plumbing works.

Drain Lines Located with GPR - Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a large general contractor working on a new apartment complex in the North Vancouver area to locate floor drain cleanouts that had accidentally been covered over with concrete during the final pouring of the grade slab.

Utility Mapping Prior to Surveying - Kelowna, British Columbia
Our British Columbia office was called out to provide a detailed utility mark out and survey of a 4-acre property prior to demo of an existing strip mall in the city of Kelowna.

Utility Locating Prior to Installing a Fueling Station - Ladner (Delta), British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a Langley based company that specializes in the installation of above ground storage tanks and fueling station systems.

Utility Locating Prior to Soil Boring and Environmental Testing - Abbotsford, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a leading environmental contractor to locate underground utilities near proposed soil testing locations.

Utility Locating Prior to Trenching - Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was called out to provide a utility survey prior to trenching for a new fiber optic communication line.

Rebar and Conduit Location Prior to Wall Coring - Richmond, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia recently provided Radar scanning services for a local electrical contractor at a Hospital in Richmond prior to core drilling through a rebar reinforced wall.

Plastic Conduit and Rebar Locating Prior to Bathroom Remodel - White Rock, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a local bathroom remodeling specialist who was planning to move the location of a concrete core in order to install a new shower basin.

Rebar and Beam Locating Prior to Coring - Burnaby, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contracted by a plumbing company to locate rebar and under-slab concrete beams prior to coring for the install of new toilet and shower facilities.

Plastic Conduit Locating Prior to Drilling for Dowels - Burnaby, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacting by a large general contractor in the Burnaby area to locate plastic conduits prior to drilling in order to install additional rebar.

Footing and Grade Beam Location Prior to Reinforcing - New Westminster, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacting by a local home renovation company in order to locate footings and grade beams in key locations of a residence prior to adding additional column support.

Plastic Conduit and Rebar Locating Prior to Drilling for Dowels - North Vancouver, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacting by a local general contractor in the North Vancouver area to locate plastic conduits and rebar prior to drilling in order to install dowels.

Utility Locating Prior to Excavation – Coquitlam, British Columbia
GPRS Inc. of British Columbia was contacted by a grading/asphalt company who was looking to find all the utilities feeding residential houses along a city street prior to replacing the water main.

Plastic Conduit Locating Prior to Drilling for Dowels - Burnaby, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of British Columbia was contacting by a large general contractor in the Burnaby area to locate plastic conduits prior to drilling in order to install additional rebar.

Utility Locate for Road Construction, Northern Alberta
A general contractor planned to build new drainage systems along a road. Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) Enterprises Inc. in Edmonton was contacted to locate utilities at a site before excavation was performed.

Concrete Scanning - Edmonton, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. (GPRS) of Edmonton, AB was called by a general contractor working on project to remove old leaking concrete and pour a new top slab.

Concrete Scanning - Edmonton, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. (GPRS) of Edmonton, AB was called by a general contractor working on project to remove old leaking concrete and pour a new top slab.

Location of Post Tension Cables and Underground Utilities Prior to Remodeling – Richmond, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises of British Columbia was contacted by a home remodel contractor when he cut through a post tension cable while installing upgraded plumbing.

Utility Location Prior to Demolition - Burnaby, British Columbia
GPRS Enterprises of British Columbia was called out to locate utilities feeding a building prior to shut down and demolition.

Concrete Tower Pier Scanning – Grande Prairie, Alberta
This Ground Penetrating Radar Scan took place on a concrete tower pier, which is a part of a project with 9 towers needed to be scanned, was located in North of Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.

GPR Utility Scan Prior to Trenching - Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises Inc. was recently hired to clear an area of water lines or any unknowns running through a proposed trench area.

GPR Used for Rebar Locating - Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
The Sault Ste. Marie Powerhouse is a Federal Heritage Buildings Review Office structure and efforts are currently underway to conserve this historic building.

Private Hydro Line Locate - Oakville, Ontario
A contractor recently had a project at a GO train station that required the location of the private hydro lines.

Concrete Scan and Utility Locate - London, Ontario
A contractor recently hired GPRS Enterprises Inc. to complete a concrete scan and utility locate so that they could safely saw cut a slab of concrete.

Utility Line Locating at Barn - Banff, Alberta
Recently, GPRS Enterprises Inc. was contacted by an acreage owner near Banff, Alberta to mark out the underground utilities within property prior to planting trees around a barn.

Ground Penetrating Radar Used to Locate Underground Power Line - Okotoks, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Calgary was contacted by a property owner in Okotoks, AB to locate an underground power line.

UST Locating Project for Environmental Firm - Calgary, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Calgary was contacted by an environmental consulting firm to locate a suspected underground storage tank (UST) at a property in a small town North of Calgary, AB.

Concrete Scanning for Conduits at a Dental Office - Calgary, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. recently provided GPR services at a dental office in Calgary, AB in order to locate conduits, water line and air lines prior to concrete cutting, trenching by a plumber.

Private Utility Locating Prior to Demolition - North of Edmonton, Alberta
A general contractor was taking down an old building to build a new one in a small town North of Edmonton but they were not able to find all the utilities running into the building.

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Located for Environmental Consulting Firm - Calgary, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Calgary was contacted by an environmental consulting firm to locate a suspected underground storage tank (UST) at a property in a small town North of Calgary, AB.

Residential Private Utility Locating - Edmonton South, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. of Edmonton recently worked at a residential area to locate conduits and other utilities.

GPRS Enterprises Inc. Locates Unmarked Graves - Valemount, British Columbia
GPRS was recently featured in an article posted by The Rocky Mountain Goat News of British Columbia, Canada.

Private Utility Locating Before Excavation - Calgary, Alberta
A general contractor planned to add a new building in to an existing property.

Utility Locating for Engineering Firm - Calgary, Alberta
An old warehouse space in Calgary area was being re-purposed/ remodeled. An engineering firm needed existing utilities/ targets within and underneath concrete slabs to be located before testing on the slabs and soil below.

Ground Penetrating Radar Used to Locate Rebar, Post-Tension Cable and Conduit in Calgary, Alberta
During renovation for a building in downtown Calgary, Alberta, a local general contractor had the unexpected task to relocating sewer drain lines due to floor plan changes.

Concrete Scanning Prior to Remodeling - Edmonton, Alberta
A local general contracting company in Edmonton, Alberta area is currently completing a remodeling project.

Rebar and Conduits Located - Calgary, Alberta
GPRS Enterprises Inc. recently provided GPR services at a project in Calgary, AB in order to locate rebar and conduits present prior to coring by a plumber.

Private Utility Locating at Warehouse - Toronto, Ontario
A former warehouse/factory space in the Toronto area is being re-purposed for other uses and as part of the development and planning for the space, testing was required on the slab and the soil subsurface.

Concrete Scanning for Engineering Company - Markham, Ontario
A Toronto engineering company had a project in which there was a clear sign of water damage, which was likely causing deterioration and weakening the integrity of a suspended concrete slab over a parking garage.

GPRS Enterprises, Inc. of Toronto Locates Conduits and Rebar - Hamilton, Ontario
When wanting to move a large industrial elevator, a GPRS Enterprises, Inc. client wanted to clear the area of water lines and conduits prior to anchoring the elevator in place.

Locating Rebar for a Structural Assessment in Etobicoke, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises, Inc. recently mobilized to a private residence to scan for rebar.

Underground Storage Tank & Utility Locating in Windsor, Ontario
GPRS Enterprises, Inc. mobilized to Windsor, ON and mapped out the location and depth of a UST.

Private Utility Locating - Oshawa, Ontario
Recently a project began to perform some updates to the Legends Centre in Oshawa, ON. 

Locating Water Lines - Hamilton, Ontario
When a void developed at a property in Hamilton, the contractor suspected that the problem was due to leaking water mains in the area. 

Locating Unmarked Graves - Valemount, British Columbia
For cemeteries that have been operating for many years, the records of what plots have been used can often be very limited or even completely lost. 

Concrete Scanning in a Condo - Toronto, Ontario
A local kitchen contractor recently had a project to remodel a kitchen condo in Toronto and as part of the remodel, the drains and waterlines for the plumbing had to be relocated.

Concrete Scanning Prior to Core Drilling - Etobicoke, Ontario
A local plumber was recently working on a project that required core drilling to be performed in multiple locations in a condo in Etobicoke.

Private Utility Scanning - Scarborough, Ontario
A local recycling company recently contacted GPRS Enterprises of Toronto to locate utilities prior to new construction.

Locating USTs - Toronto, Ontario
A homeowner contacted GPRS Enterprises of Toronto to scan for an underground storage tank.

Locating a Septic Tank and Leach Field in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
A vineyard owner in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario wanted to install a fence around a portion of the residential part of the property.

Concrete “X-Ray” Prior to Saw-cutting in Vaughan, Ontario
A plumbing contractor was working at a new business park in Vaughan, Ontario and as part of the project needed to saw-cut the slab for the installation of some new sanitary lines. 

Locating a Waterline in Georgetown, Ontario
GPR is a great tool for locating private utility lines that are not covered by Ontario One Call.

Locating Hydro in Uxbridge, Ontario
When installing a fence on your property it is important to make sure that the posts are placed so that they do not hit a utility.

Concrete Scanner Inspection in North York, Ontario
A contractor out of Mississauga was completing a project in North York that involved compromising the slab around a column that was between a surface level parking lot and a lower level parking garage. 

Concrete Scanning Prior to Saw-cutting in Toronto, Ontario
In hospitals and long term care centres it can be very important that power is maintained to the equipment being used by the patients.

Locating a Waterline at a Health Care Centre in Toronto, Ontario
A health care centre in Toronto was performing some upgrades and as part of it, ordered an Ontario 1 Call locate.

Private Utility Locating in Markham, Ontario
A real estate developer wanted to perform some road improvements in one of their subdivisions and although Ontario 1 Call was able to locate the major utilities running in the right of way, the developer was concerned about the private street lighting that ran throughout the neighborhood.


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