Tag: shoring

Shoring is the process of supporting a building, vessel, structure, or trench with shores (props) when in danger of collapse or during repairs or alterations.

Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services and Safway Group to Combine

Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services and Safway Group to Combine

Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services (“Brand”), a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”), and Safway Group (“Safway”), which is owned by Odyssey Investment Partners (“Odyssey”), today announced an agreement to combine, creating an integrated industrial and commercial services company with broader capabilities and innovative solutions for customers globally.

Slide Rail Rules!

Slide Rail Rules!

Often touted as the most flexible shoring system available, the slide-rail system is a vertical sheeting and trench support system that allows an excavation to be safely and economically shored from ground level to subgrade without any soil movement. Arguably, the slide-rail system has become the preferred shoring method for

Project Profile: Sliding Into Home

Project Profile: Sliding Into Home

The excavation site’s close proximity to a critical road and active runaways wasn’t even the biggest challenge for Midwest REM; it was the restrictions on overhead space.

The Evolution of Retaining Walls

The Evolution of Retaining Walls

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 edition of Erosion Control.

Retaining walls have evolved over the past 20 years. The choice of different types of walls for a variety of situations has expanded. ­Knowing the strengths and advantages of each type is a crucial part of any project

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BITCO
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Bobcat Co.
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Caldwell Lifting Solutions
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Leading Edge Attachments
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Tensar International Corp.
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Towmaster Trailers/Big Tow
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Trail King Industries
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Trench Shoring Services
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United Rentals
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Volvo Construction Equipment
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World of Concrete – Hanley Wood
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Trenchers vs. Excavators

Trenchers vs. Excavators

Trenchers and excavators each have their place, but, obviously, one is better suited than the other in certain circumstances. This article addresses the kind of projects or circumstances that dictate the use of each, as well as the best practices for trenching and shoring while using a trencher or excavator.

Advertiser’s Index

B2W Software
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Bair Products Inc.
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Bell Trucks America Inc.
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BITCO
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ClearSpan Fabric Structures
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Efficiency Production Inc.
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Geophysical Survey Systems Inc.
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Hyundai Construction Equipment
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John Deere Construction Equipment
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Kubota Tractor Corp.
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Mattracks
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National Trench Safety (NTS)
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Navistar/International Truck & Engine
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Tensar International Corp.
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Topcon Positioning Systems
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Tracking Pads LLC.
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Trail King Industries
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Trench Shoring Services
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United Rentals
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