GREENSBORO, NC (July 15, 2015) NC811 began a Safe Digging Partner program in April of 2015.  The program signifies a commitment to help prevent damages to buried utilities. To become a partner, all that’s needed is to sign a pledge to ‘Call 811 Before You Dig’.  NC811 will provide safe digging partner stickers to place on vehicles and equipment in order to spread the 811 message to the public.  Each month NC811 will choose a Safe Digging Partner that exemplifies this commitment and will spotlight them with recognition.

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Company Wrench was chosen as the Safe Digging Partner for June.  Hugh Gordon stated, “Company Wrench Ltd. is excited to partner with NC811 and other call centers across the east coast to show our commitment to safety in the Construction Market segment. We strive to be a safety conscious organization and the Safe Digging Partner decals will be placed on our equipment as well as our marketing efforts will, hopefully, solidify our commitment to our customers. Company Wrench is a heavy to mid-size equipment sales and rental company focusing on the construction, demolition and scrap industries with quality equipment and attachments and world class service to our customer base.”

On Friday, June 26, 2015, NC811 presented a recognition certificate to highlight their commitment to damage prevention. “This is truly the type of Safe Digging Partner that NC811 is looking for:  The commitment to making the Call to 811, Waiting the required time, Respecting the Marks, and Digging Safely,” stated Ann Rushing. To become a Safe Digging Partner, visit

About NC811
Since 1978 North Carolina 811 has provided you a fast and easy communications link with your local utility providers. You give us your locate information, we transmit it to the utilities and then they send out locators to mark your underground lines for FREE. So remember, call 811 or 1-800-632-4949 three business days before you plan on digging.  More information about the services of NC811 is available at