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 ...

Slide Rail System Secures New Storm Water Lift Station Project

August 23, 2019

Recently a manufacturing company was granted construction permits to build a large manufacturing facility near the City of Austin. Engineers calculated that the added footprint would negatively affect the existing storm sewer infrastructure in place. The contractor was tasked to install a wet well for a storm water lift station ...

Trench Shields & Arch Spreader Combination Assists on a Storm Drainage Project

July 25, 2019

A North Carolina contractor was tasked with upgrading aging drainage infrastructure that would involve installing new manholes, drainage pipes and constructing a new headwall. The upgrades would help control the storm runoff from a nearby neighborhood and prevent future structural drainage failures. The excavation site presented several challenges with nearby ...

Cantilever Beam & Plate System Secures Oil Water Separator Project

July 25, 2019

A commercial technology and innovation district was in need of upgrading their existing storm water management program. The upgrade would enable the commercial district to properly treat the waste water that’s discharged into the river streams, a critical task for local authorities. The contractor in charge of the project was ...

Octagon Manhole Box Assists on Manhole Installation

June 19, 2019

A northern Colorado city was required to construct new storm lines near a high traffic avenue. The awarded Denver contractor would be in charge of installing a new 36-inch and 48-inch reinforced concrete pipeline including the construction of new manholes. The contractor would be required to have protection during the ...

Slide Rail System Provides Paramount Support on a Bridge Replacement Project

June 18, 2019

Recently a contractor was tasked to replace an existing bridge located in the Iron and steel state of Alabama. The new structure would be constructed adjacent to an existing bridge allowing the contractor to minimize the footprint disturbance of the existing highway. The initial phase of the project would require ...

NAXSA and NUCA Promoting Fourth Annual Stand Down for Trench Safety

June 14, 2019

The North American Excavation Shoring Association (NAXSA) and the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) are promoting a National Trench and Excavation Stand Down to raise awareness of the dangers in excavation work to prevent injuries and death related to these hazards.  As proud partners of the NAXSA and NUCA associations, ...