A Brief History of Excavation

A Brief History of Excavation

With our 20th Anniversary coming up at the end of August, we thought we would take a look back at the history of excavation and how Vacuum Excavation has grown to become the preferred form of excavation for the leading construction and utility companies. Excavation...
The City Friendly Vacuum Excavator

The City Friendly Vacuum Excavator

Our CitySucker Vacuum Excavator provides high performance within a compact and urban friendly design. The small size makes the excavator ideal for sites with limited or restricted access, such as city centres, where our large excavators may have difficulty...
Construction leaders call for exemption from “Pingdemic”

Construction leaders call for exemption from “Pingdemic”

The Construction Leadership Council is the latest body to warn companies that sites will “grind to a halt” amid the pingdemic. Yesterday, the CLC co-chair Andy Mitchell warned that the pingdemic was “putting a very significant pressure on the sector,...
Having a hoot of a time at PIER (UK)

Having a hoot of a time at PIER (UK)

We’ve had a very unexpected visitor to PIER (UK) today. One of our vacuum excavators has been undergoing planned maintenance, but it turns out that our excavators make the perfect hiding place for a tired Barn Owl far from home and looking for a place to rest and...
HS2 Archaeologists Discover Iron Age Coin Treasure

HS2 Archaeologists Discover Iron Age Coin Treasure

A rare find of more than 300 1st Century BC Iron Age Coins has been discovered by Costain archaeologists working in West London. The “potins”, as the coins are known, were discovered as the site was being excavated by archaeologists. Already dubbed the...