Coronavirus Update

March 16, 2020

March 16th, 2020 To Our Valued Customers, Suppliers and Community: National Trench Safety (NTS) is vigorously monitoring updates to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the United States, the United Kingdom and internationally. As a core tenet, we remain committed to the safety of our employees, customers, suppliers and being a ...

Plant Upgrade Project Utilizes System-80 hydraulic brace with Interlocking Steel Sheets

February 26, 2020

As a result of environmental regulations a major company in the Florida Gulf was require to install a new waste water outfall pipe to be in compliance. The project required boring a 72-inch pipe under an active highway which involved an excavation to a depth of 15-ft, a length of ...

Slide Rail System Helps Contractor Complete Project Two Weeks Ahead of Schedule

February 26, 2020

New construction around mixed development areas has become a concern for local authorities, especially in areas where the existing utility infrastructure is nearing its capacity.  As a proactive measure, a city in West Texas was required to invest in the construction of a new lift station designed to integrate with ...

Trench Shields & Arch Spreaders Provide Soil Support During Retaining Wall Construction

January 29, 2020

A well-respected contractor in the Rocky Mountain region was tasked with constructing a 10-ft retaining wall near a very popular entertainment venue.  Retaining walls serve many functions such as controlling erosion, reducing flooding and in some cases add useable space.  The project required an excavation cut of a 200-ft in ...

Cantilever Beam & Plate System Secures Upgrades on a Pump Lift Station

November 14, 2019

Recently a well-known Texas contractor completed major upgrades to an existing pump lift station. The upgrades were designed to increase the existing sewer capacity and reduce the stress to the nearby force mains during the rainy season. The construction would tie in an 84-inch sewer line to a large-scale wet ...

Trench Shields & Arch Spreader Combination Assists on Water Reclamation Project

November 14, 2019

An Arizona contractor was tasked with the construction of a multistory new mixed use development. The new construction would require an underground storm water system that could properly manage the water runoff from the new structure. The underground site would require an excavation cut with a linear run greater than ...

National Trench Safety Announces Opening of New St. Louis, Missouri Operation

October 4, 2019

HOUSTON, T.X.—National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, along with trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announced today the opening of a new branch operation in St. Louis, Missouri. “We’re very excited to be ...

Steel Sheeting Guide Frame System Secures River Bank Installation

September 26, 2019

A contractor had been tasked with replacing an aging oil water tank separator that was beginning to fail, leaking polluted water into an adjacent river. Oil water tank separators operate by using coalescing media filters to remove petroleum based contaminates from storm water and serve a vital role in reducing ...

Static Brace & Sheeting System Secures a Fuel Tank Installation Project.

September 26, 2019

A well-known petroleum provider was expanding its service network throughout the state of Louisiana. The project site for one of these gas stations was located between a live road and the new convenience store foundation. The contractor would begin the tank installation by excavating a pit 80-ft in length, 16-ft ...

Road Plates & Heavy Duty Mats Protect Roads From Nearby Project

August 23, 2019

Due to rapid growth and the resultant increase in motor vehicle traffic, a large metropolitan area needed to upgrade its highway infrastructure. The city had decided to invest in new access roads designed to alleviate traffic congestion around the economic districts of the city. The awarded contractor would be required ...