Monthly Archives: May 2015

Around Moretrench: Moretrench Receives Innovations in Ground Improvement Award

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Specialty geotechnical contractor Moretrench  is the first recipient of  the  Innovations in Ground Improvement Award, which was presented during the Colorado School of Mines annual short course on Ground Improvement in Underground Construction and Mining,  held in Golden, CO from May 18th to May 20th, 2015.  According to Course Director Levent Ozdemir, Ph.D., P.E.,  the…

Around Moretrench: Drilling Down in Florida

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Making sure your next project  gets off to the right start is what Moretrench is all about.  No matter the requirement –groundwater control, excavation support, settlement control,  ground improvement, foundation systems – we have the tools, the resources,  and the geotechnical expertise to get the job done.  And for Florida DOT’s Overland Bridge Project,  that…

Around Moretrench: Handling Coal Ash

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Moretrench is well-known for its dewatering expertise in the civil construction marketplace.  What is not so well known, is that we have been applying that same expertise to the drainage and stabilization of gypsum, a by-product of the phosphate industry, for almost 40 years.  The storage of gypsum is markedly similar to that of another…

Around Moretrench: When Dewatering Can’t be Done

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When unanticipated subsurface conditions are encountered on the job site, Moretrench has the in-house resources and expertise  to develop and implement viable alternatives for a wide range of underground construction challenges.  And when this capability is coupled with the ability to respond rapidly when the call comes in, general contractors and owners can look to…

Moretrench Southern Region’s 10th Annual Club Zero and Years of Service Banquet

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Workers in Moretrench’s Florida-based Southern Region achieving Club Zero or Club Zero Support Team status for the calendar year 2014 were recognized at the February 26, 2015 awards ceremony and lunch banquet held at the Palmetto Club located 15 minutes from the Moretrench Riverview Florida office. Outstanding individual safety performance is acknowledged by Moretrench when…