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Off-Road Excavation

Off-Road Excavation: Everything you need to know about Pier UK’s new Tracked Vac The words ‘off-road Vacuum Excavation’ are usually met with nightmares about ground protection mats and temporary haul roads. ButRead More...
By : pieradmin | Apr 5, 2018
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4 ways Vacuum Excavation could make your life easier

If you have anything to do with Civil Engineering or Utilities you have probably already heard of Vacuum Excavation. This modern excavation method has been rapidly gaining popularity over the last fewRead More...
By : pieradmin | Apr 5, 2018
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Why Excavation Safety is so Important

Ensuring Excavation Safety is an essential part of modern contractor work and the law states that no excavation work should take place until the area is completely safe. Failing to secure anRead More...
By : pieradmin | Apr 5, 2018
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New Lane rental schemes demand faster excavation techniques

The announcement that Lane rental schemes will be rolled out nationwide brings fresh concerns from contractors about mounting costs. Lane rental schemes, piloted in London and Kent, are intended to incentivise UtilityRead More...
By : pieradmin | Apr 4, 2018
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7 Tips for Safe Excavation

Safe excavation and groundworks are an integral part of modern construction work… But with health and safety regulations constantly changing, getting the work completed quickly, efficiently and safely can be a challenge.Read More...
By : pieradmin | Mar 9, 2018
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What does a service strike cost?

Service strikes risk delaying project completion, incur additional costs and can have a negative impact of clients and other contractors. We have taken a look at the possible cost implications of aRead More...
By : pieradmin | Mar 6, 2018
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Why the Manchester Building Boom Demands Safer Groundworks

With the news that Manchester-based construction projects have sustained their strong growth for yet another year, the Manchester Building Boom looks set to continue. But what does this mean for the civilRead More...
By : pieradmin | Mar 2, 2018

Earth Moving Equipment:

Why Vacuum Excavation is Streets Ahead of the Rest Over the last few years, practising safe excavation has become an essential part of any civil engineering project.  Unfortunately, with our roads andRead More...
By : pieradmin | Mar 2, 2018
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How to carry out a ground penetration radar survey

For work potentially involving excavation around live underground services, a ground penetrating radar survey using (GPR) technology is ideal for identifying what’s underground prior to excavation. Using a two tool approach, assessingRead More...
By : pieradmin | Jan 2, 2018
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Vacuum digging, the safer alternative

Vacuum digging has many safety benefits over traditional digging practices when it comes to working with underground cables. Safe digging When a construction site has underground cables buried underneath that need to beRead More...
By : pieradmin | Sep 25, 2017
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Suction solves ballast removal problem

When contractors were asked to complete a ballast removal job on an old redundant railway bridge, access proved a big obstacle.
By : pieradmin | Jul 1, 2017
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safe canal bank excavation using suction

Vacuum was recently chosen as the best solution to ensure a safe canal bank excavation, at a large hospital build site.
By : pieradmin | Jun 26, 2017
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