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5 Top Tips for a safe excavation

5 Top Tips for a safe excavation

With 20 years of experience across a number of industries, PIER (UK) pride themselves on putting safe excavation and the safety of everyone on-site at the top of their priority list. Excavation...

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How Vacuum Excavation Works

How Vacuum Excavation Works

The PIER (UK) team have created the below animation video to explain how Vacuum Excavation works. Some companies may not wish to use the more traditional methods of hand digging in order to reach...

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Vacuum Excavation vs. Manual Labour

Vacuum Excavation vs. Manual Labour

Vacuum Excavation is often seen as the safest method of excavation, as opposed to the more traditional methods of using picks, shovels, diggers etc. The no-dig method provides a lower risk to...

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PIER (UK)’s Answer To Off-Road Excavation

PIER (UK)’s Answer To Off-Road Excavation

The words “off-road Vacuum Excavation” are usually met with nightmares about ground protection mats and temporary haul roads, but with the new Tracked-Vac vehicle from PIER (UK), these laborious and...

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Why Is Excavation Safety So Important?

Why Is Excavation Safety So Important?

Ensuring excavation safety is an essential part of modern contractor work, the law states that no excavation work should be carried out until the area is completely safe. Failing to secure an...

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7 Tips For A Safe Excavation

7 Tips For A Safe Excavation

Safe excavation and groundworks are an integral part of modern construction work, but with Health and Safety regulations continually being changed and updated, completely the work in a quick,...

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How Much Does A Service Strike Cost?

How Much Does A Service Strike Cost?

Service strikes risk a delay in project completion, add on additional costs and can have a negative impact on your customers as well as other contractors. The PIER (UK) team have taken a look at the...

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Why Vacuum Digging Is A Safer Alternative

Why Vacuum Digging Is A Safer Alternative

Vacuum Digging has an array of many safety benefits over the more traditional digging practices when working with underground cables. Safe Digging When a construction site has underground cables...

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How To Produce A Safe Excavation

How To Produce A Safe Excavation

Safe excavation techniques are quickly becoming an essential process on construction and new build sites and so, the PIER (UK) team have taken a closer look at the process. Safe Excavation – Safety...

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Ground Penetrating Radar Surveys

Ground Penetrating Radar Surveys

Ground Penetrating Radar Surveys are quickly becoming vastly popular when needed to identify potential safety hazards underground, but what are GPR Surveys? Undertaking a Ground Penetrating Radar...

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