A Safe Excavation Approach To Underground Utilities

A Safe Excavation Approach To Underground Utilities

When routine road works in London included creating a deep excavation in order to reach underground service cables, the contractors looked for a way to create a safe excavation to manage the work. The utility lines were identified deep under the road’s surface and so,...
Vacuum Excavation Video: Safe Utilities Excavation

Vacuum Excavation Video: Safe Utilities Excavation

Our Health and Safety Manager spent the week in South Wales and the West Country, checking in with our operators and customers to see how the jobs were getting on as well as seeing our Vacuum Excavation vehicles in action. With a variety of customers projects underway...
PIER (UK) Charity Fundraising Exceeds Expectations

PIER (UK) Charity Fundraising Exceeds Expectations

Little did the PIER (UK) team know that when they originally set up their charity fundraising event, the target of raising £10,000 would almost be in reaching distance!  Our fundraising began in 2016 when we decided that we wanted to support as many UK Cancer...
How To Avoid A Cable Strike With PIER (UK)

How To Avoid A Cable Strike With PIER (UK)

Did you know that news articles often feature information about cable strike incidents? More recently, it came to light that a major construction company kept seeing fines being handed to them for failing to safely manage projects that involve underground utilities....
PIER (UK) Renew UKSTT Trenchless Technology Membership

PIER (UK) Renew UKSTT Trenchless Technology Membership

PIER (UK) are delighted to announce that we have renewed our membership with the United Kingdom Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT) for another year. The UKSTT was established back in 1993 and focuses on the use of trenchless technology across the UK. The...
PIER (UK) Are A Worksafe Contractor

PIER (UK) Are A Worksafe Contractor

PIER (UK) have recently renewed the CHAS and Achilles Buildingconfidence accreditations and we can successfully say that we have also renewed our SMAS Worksafe Contractor membership for 2017. As part of SSIP (Safety scheme in procurement), it is fantastic to have yet...