Monthly Archives: September 2017

Moretrench Fills Tractor-trailer for Hurricane Harvey Relief

On Monday, September 18th,  a 53-ft tractor trailer left Moretrench’s Rockaway, NJ, headquarters and headed for Houston laden with more than 25,000 lbs. of food as well as well as water, linens and tool.  The company’s weeklong “Fill the Truck” campaign was spearheaded by Shop Manager Craig Sofio in cooperation with Anty Trucking and Rigging, and…

NYC’s Second Avenue Subway Now a Reality

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Almost 100 years in the making, New York’s Second Avenue Subway opened on New Year’s Eve. Moretrench is proud to have played a part in the first phase of this long anticipated extension, undertaking a number of diverse contracts.  These include dewatering  and groundwater treatment  for excavation of the 800-ft-long launch box;   ground freezing to…

GeoOttawa 2017

Visit Moretrench at Booth #222 during GeoOttawa 2017 October 1-4 | The Shaw Centre | Ottawa, Ontario The theme for this year’s annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference is “70 Years of Canadian Geotechnics and Geoscience.” In addition to the technical program and plenary sessions, the conference will include a complement of local tours and short courses. Moretrench Director of…

Remembering Derek Maishman, P.E.

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The Moretrench family regrets to announce the passing of ground freezing specialist Derek Maishman, P.E., on September 17, 2017.  He was 88 years old. Derek  came to  Moretrench  in  1976  following  a  distinguished  career  with UK-based Forakay, Ltd, where he ultimately served as  Chief  Engineer with responsibility  for  all  of  the  company’s  ground  freezing  operations…

Moretrench’s Schmall and Landry to present at the In Depth Coal Ash Impoundment Closure

Moretrench’s Vice President and Chief Engineer Paul Schmall, Ph.D., P.E. and Chief Dewatering Engineer Gregory M. Landry, P.E. will present at EUCI's In-Depth Coal Ash Impoundment Closure Course. During this 2-day workshop, industry leaders from multiple closure service providers will share their experience with industry attendees to  provide them with a more comprehensive understanding of the…

Moretrench Safety – It’s in Our Hands

"It's in Our Hands" was the theme for this year's annual Safety Day at Moretrench. Under the overall direction of Corporate Safety Director, Gregory Lewis, the focus was to have employees recognize that practicing good hand safety procedures in the workplace is crucial for their careers as well as for their overall quality of life. More than a…

Moretrench Proudly Makes a Commitment to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Working with local area organizations is very much a part of Moretrench's corporate culture, especially during a time of crisis, and the very reason why they have made a commitment to help Hurricane Harvey victims. The devastation that continues down in Texas is heart wrenching and tragic. Many people will continue needing support to get…

ASDSO’s Dam Safety 2017

Visit Moretrench at Booth# 1114 during ASDSO’s Dam Safety 2017 September 10-14 | J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Dam Safety 2017 is the leading conference in the United States dedicated to dam and levee safety engineering and technology transfer. The conference will once again bring together nearly 1,000 individuals dedicated to advancing the dam and levee safety…