Tag: excavation

The action of excavating something, especially an archaeological site.

How to Evaluate and Manage Pipeline Infrastructure

How to Evaluate and Manage Pipeline Infrastructure

Asset management has emerged as a methodology that water agencies have adopted to evaluate and manage their pipeline infrastructure. The profiles of public works and water utility departments discussed in this article reflect how, over the course of 25 years, water agencies have transitioned from replacing a pipe simply because

Reader Profile: Maihan Noorzay

Reader Profile: Maihan Noorzay

After 12 years working for other geotechnical consulting firms, Maihan Noorzay knew what he wanted his own company to look like when he launched Noorzay Geotechnical Services (NGS) in Southern California in 2017. “We wanted to take a step outside of the box and offer clients a tailored service providing

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Radiodetection
The RD8100 cable locator is engineered to deliver high precision for damage prevention when locating buried cables and pipes. This advanced range of underground utility locators offers optional integrated GPS and usage logging.

The RD8100 is Radiodetection’s most advanced range of cable locators and builds on over 40 years of pedigree

Project Profile: From the Bottom to the Top

Project Profile: From the Bottom to the Top

“Construction, construction, construction. There is road construction as far as the eye can see.” This is probably what residents in Columbus, OH, think when they travel practically anywhere. And due to the multi-year Interstates 70/71 Columbus Crossroads project, much of the freeways in downtown Columbus will be under construction into

Heavy Duty Cycle

Heavy Duty Cycle

Industry innovations often arise from the people whose everyday work poses a frustrating obstacle. “If we could only do…” or “If there was just a machine that did…think how much better our work product could be!”

Marshalling ideas plus experience and faced with the growing dilemma of keeping equipment clean, Garrett

Earth, Wind, and Water

Earth, Wind, and Water

Nature has been using water to shape the landscape since the beginning of time. Wind, rain, rivers, streams, and creeks can shape valleys and carve out canyons. These waterways and wind paths are themselves constantly changing; as a Greek philosopher noted, “We can never step in the same river twice.”

Editor’s Comments: Slow Down

Editor’s Comments: Slow Down

It’s extremely satisfying to look over a brand-new issue of Grading & Excavation Contractor before it reaches your hands and see the growing amount of technology our writers are covering in the feature articles. More and more of our industry relies on these innovations to recruit better, more skilled workers;

How to be Defense-minded With Trenching and Shoring Projects

How to be Defense-minded With Trenching and Shoring Projects

Trenching operations are never “ordinary.” Accidents are never expected. But they can be anticipated and prevented. To be forewarned is to be forearmed. Geotechnical investigation of the soil to be excavated during the trenching operation provides the first warnings that there could be a problem with trench stability. Engineering analysis

Epiroc becomes fully independent company

Epiroc becomes fully independent company

Commerce City, Colorado: The shares of Epiroc AB, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, have started trading on Nasdaq Stockholm in Sweden. This marks the start of Epiroc as a fully independent company following its separation from the Atlas Copco Group.  

“We are excited

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