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Cast In Place Pump Station – Sump Separator Secured By Site Specific Slide Rail with a Dual System-80 Tie Back

A Texas contractor was awarded the construction of a cast-in-place pump station. The project would require an excavation cut of 91-ft in length, with a width of 27-ft, and a depth of 20-ft. The…

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Slide Rail Secures Culvert Installation

Recently a Denver contractor was task to build a vault around an existing 108–inch concrete pipe. The project would require an excavation cut of 24-ft in length, with a width of 24-ft, and a…

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NTS Acquires Shore and Pour Operations in Southern England

HOUSTON, T.X.—National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston, Texas based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, as well as OSHA-compliant training classes, announced today the acquisition of…

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Slide Rail and Sheeting Guide Frame Secures Utility Upgrades

Over the years the City of Denver has seen tremendous traffic growth resulting in a negative impact for daily commuters.  As a result, new infrastructure would be needed to alleviate and improve the flow…

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Trench Boxes Used for Soil Revitalization Project and Drainage Upgrade

A Southcentral Texas City needed to revitalize an old drainage creek and turn the area into a cultural park with an outdoor theater and walking trails. The city awarded the project to a joint…

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Site-Specific Shoring Secures Culvert Installation

A well-established national contractor was tasked to install high box culverts to improve the flow of stormwater located in the center of an industrial district. The project would require an excavation cut of 60-ft…

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Multiple Shoring Systems Secure Storm Sewer Project

A well-established national contractor was awarded a storm sewer project in a very populated city in the state of Illinois. The project would require the installation of a 42-inch and a 60-inch storm sewer…

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Site-Specific Shoring Used for Storm and Sanitary Sewer Upgrades

A Denver contractor was tasked to install an 84-inch storm sewer pipe and a 24-inch sanitary sewer line. The project required a linear run of 1000-ft, a width of 25-ft and a depth of…

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Linear Slide Rail System Used for a Culvert Installation

A Las Vegas contractor was tasked with constructing new culverts and replacing deteriorating culvert lines located on the grounds of a future sporting arena. The project would require an excavation cut of 150-ft in…

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Fuel Tank Installation Secured by an Engineered Cantilever Beam and Plate System

A south-central Texas contractor was tasked with the installation of fuel tanks. The project required an excavation of 85-ft in length with a width of 30-ft and a depth of 16-ft. The Competent Person…

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Trench Safety Veteran Gary Martin Passes

Beaumont, T.X. — Gary Martin, part of the co-founding team of National Trench Safety, passed away on the morning of May 24th, 2018. Mr. Martin was one of the co-founders that formed National Trench…

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Slide Rail System Used for Soil Remediation Project

Recently a South Carolina contractor was tasked with performing a soil remediation project at a former manufacturing plant. The project would require a length of 16-ft with a width of 16-ft and a depth…

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Construction of a new Pump Station Secured by a Slide Rail System

A South Carolina contractor was awarded the construction of a new pump station. The project would require a length of 20-ft with a width of 20-ft and a depth of 20-ft. The competent person…

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NAXSA and NUCA Promoting Third Annual Stand Down for Trench Safety

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…

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Engineers Corner: Use of Arch Spreaders on Shoring Shields

Arch spreaders are used on shields for the specific purpose of raising the clearance from the underside of the shield spreader to the bottom of the excavation. Most often this is used for large…

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Steel Plates Protect Indoor Arena Foundations

A sign company was awarded the installation of new scoreboards for a women’s basketball team on a large 12,000 seat indoor arena. The stadium had been built on cement foundations. The project required a…

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