The Impact of Brexit of Construction

PIER (UK) work closely with numerous construction companies and have seen first-hand the impact of Brexit on the construction industry.  On Christmas Eve 2020 after much debate, the European Union and theRead More...
By : Emma | Oct 12, 2021

Health and Safety Challenges in the Construction Industry

Keeping up to date with regulation changes within the industry can be a time-consuming matter, but it is one that you will thank yourself for later as there are a number ofRead More...
By : Emma | Sep 24, 2021

Vacuum Excavation’s Answer To Challenging Terrain

First you met our City Sucker and now in the second of our series introducing you to our fleet, we now meet the PIER (UK) Tracked-Vac. In 2018, PIER (UK) launched theRead More...
By : Emma | Sep 10, 2021

How To Safely Excavate Near Live Cables

How to safely excavate near live cables by using our Vacuum Excavator was demonstrated once again recently. Our team of highly trained operators were working on an extension project, in which weRead More...
By : Emma | Sep 1, 2021

Celebrating 20 Years of PIER (UK)

PIER (UK) operate the largest vacuum excavation hire fleet in the UK and Europe and today, we are proud to announce that our company is turning 20 years old. Sean Quinn, ManagingRead More...
By : PIER (UK) Marketing | Aug 31, 2021

Government warned to act to avoid lorry driver crisis

Lobby groups for the retail and transport industries have written to Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) warning the impact of a shortage of lorry drivers on supply chains isRead More...
By : Emma | Aug 24, 2021

How Much Do Service Strikes Cost?

Service strikes pose an obvious risk to construction and utility workers, but did you know that they also pose a risk to project completion and cause additional monetary costs. On top ofRead More...
By : Emma | Aug 16, 2021

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 becomeRead More...
By : PIER (UK) Marketing | Aug 4, 2021

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,Read More...
By : Emma | Aug 2, 2021

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 wasRead More...
By : Emma | Jul 27, 2021

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 placeRead More...
By : Emma | Jul 21, 2021

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 discoveredRead More...
By : Emma | Jul 15, 2021
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