PIER (UK)’s 2020 Vacuum Excavation Highlights

With the largest Vacuum Excavation hire fleet in the United Kingdom, the PIER (UK) team have focused on the achievements that have come their way courtesy of hard work, dedication and determinationRead More...
By : J_Morley | Dec 23, 2020

Vacuum Excavation – Explained by Video

Vacuum Excavation – What is it? We created the below video to show you exactly what Vacuum Excavation is and how it works.  Want to know more about Vacuum Excavation and theRead More...
By : J_Morley | May 7, 2020

Pier UK’s Ever-Expanding Fleet ‘tanks’ to the Tracked Vac

Over the past 12 years, Pier UK has focused on the many different applications for vacuum excavation and as a result, have seen significant expansion to their fleet. Today from their hireRead More...
By : J_Morley | Apr 24, 2020

Little Buddy, A Future Truck Enthusiast? One Future, One Vision for Pier UK?

Thanks to Elon Musk’s automated electric truck and other advances in the industry, it could be argued that there is a large question mark hanging over the future of trucking. As technologicalRead More...
By : J_Morley | Jan 21, 2020

Vacuum Excavation vs. Manual labour- speed and safety on show

Vacuum Excavation is often seen as the safest method of excavation vs. other traditional methods using picks, shovels, diggers etc… The no-dig method provides a lower risk to workers on sites andRead More...
By : J_Morley | Aug 27, 2019

A trip to the beach for our Tracked-Vac machine

A recent adventure for our all-terrain Tracked Vac meant a trip to the beach down in Cornwall, however, this was no holiday as a major operation, in conjunction with the Environmental Agency,Read More...
By : J_Morley | Jul 18, 2019

Airport expansion work requires a safe excavation solution

As part of an ongoing Airport expansion work, our expertise in vacuum excavation was called in by a new customer recently to provide a safe solution. With new sites and developments takingRead More...
By : J_Morley | May 31, 2019

Vacuum Excavation the perfect solution for water meter installations

A real effort in teamwork has been the key to one of our longest ongoing projects, working alongside contractors to help excavate access holes for new water meters. Working in conjunction withRead More...
By : J_Morley | May 22, 2019

Vacuum Excavation Round Treeroots for Southampton Local Authority

Vacuum Excavation has gained popularity in recent years due to its ability to excavate around buried services quickly and efficiently with a much lower risk of strikes or worker injury. But whatRead More...
By : pieradmin | Jan 24, 2019

Case Study: Tracked Vac

Pier UK’s Tracked Vacuum Excavator provided the best solution for work on this industrial site in Stoke-on-Trent. Unstable ground conditions, worsened by poor weather, meant that traditional vacuum excavators were unsuitable forRead More...
By : pieradmin | Jan 21, 2019

Case Study: Vacuum Excavation Birmingham

Vacuum Excavation has been the method of choice for a number of ongoing projects that are currently taking place in Birmingham. The work is taking place as part of a 10 millionRead More...
By : pieradmin | Nov 30, 2018

Case Study: Built up Area

A Pier UK Vacuum Excavator was used by a well-known water company last week in order to check for hidden services in a built-up area. The job took place in Tamworth whereRead More...
By : pieradmin | Nov 26, 2018
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