The Nightmare Under Elm Street
- Trench violations result in penalties. // Underground Construction;Oct2009, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p6
The article reports on the claim of the Pipe Line Contractors Association that a Missouri based contractor that works in Fort Smith, Arkansas violates worker safety regulations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA says that the contractor fails to create a protective...
- Common Ground Alliance Reports Underground Utility Damages Declining. // Underground Construction;Oct2009, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p6
The article reports on the announcement by Common Ground Alliance, an organization that focuses on protecting underground utility lines, regarding the findings from its Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Report in the U.S. The DIRT Report discovers 200,000 underground utility damages that...
- The Nightmare Under Elm Street. Duchemin, Robert // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Dec2010, Vol. 237 Issue 12, p81
The article discusses the aspects of the damages in the underground construction utilities and significant consequences from such occurrences. It states that the most common reason of such incident is the failure of professional contractors or private companies to inform and request to conduct...
- You must call before you dig. Gunn, Kevin // Wentzville Journal;4/25/2012, Vol. 50 Issue 17, pA11
The author asserts that professional contractors and homeowners need to contact Missouri One Call before engaging in a project that entails digging to avoid damaging underground utility lines in Missouri.
- High-tech construction in a low-tech environment. // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;Dec96, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p29
Focuses on L&H Utility Contractors Inc.'s as the contractor in making underground utility installations in Mackinac Island. Information about the island; Use of a Ditch Witch JT2511 directional boring system and equipment; Other projects handled by the company; Boring units operated by the...
- Ohio Contractor High-Tech Vacuum Sewers. // Underground Construction;Sep2004, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p20
Presents the factors that make contractors adopt high-technology vacuum sewers in Ohio. Flexibility of vacuum technology; Ease in installing vacuum sewers; Indication of less disruption.
- Rocky Road. // Underground Construction;May2013, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p38
The article discusses challenges met by San Antonio, Texas-based contractor SACC Inc. in carving out a complex network of roads and utility lines that now serves as the infrastructure for an exclusive residential community. The contractor enlisted three Vermeer track trenchers for the project....
- PLCA Ronnie Wise Elected President At PLCA 66th Convention. // Underground Construction;Apr2014, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p35
The article offers information on the 66th Convention organized by John Allen, outgoing president of Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) and president of Pipeline Constructors LLC that was held in Florida from February 18-22, 2014 and also informs about several directors and officers elected.
- The Unfortunate Legacy Of Crossbores. Carpenter, Robert // Underground Construction;Apr2015, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p2
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses several articles within the issue on topics including underground utility pipe installation, drilling of sewer and water pipes and a paper positioned by Distribution Contractors Association to address the cross boring issue.