Monthly Archives: October 2015

Porras Participates in TBM Women in Tunneling Discussion

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Moretrench Staff Engineer Laura Porras, a 2015 graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, was recently invited to take part in a discussion on the challenges faced by female engineers in the tunneling industry.  Hosted by Tunnel Business Magazine, the question and answer session featured a cross-section of women in the industry who exchanged views…

Army Welcomes Moretrench to West Point v Bucknell Game

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West Point alumnus -- and Moretrench Vice President -- Greg Ziegler recently hosted  a group of Moretrench employees (including several Bucknell graduates) at the Army v Bucknell home game at West Point.  Highlights of the day included a quick tour of West Point and a pre and post-game tailgate party, but for Greg himself the…

Ground Freezing Goes Under Cover

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It seems contradictory that equipment designed to freeze the ground should itself need to be protected from the very type of conditions it creates, but Moretrench’s ground freezing plants are just as vulnerable to prolonged exposure to harsh environmental  conditions as any other piece of sophisticated machinery.  With our ground freezing operation  continuing to expand, …