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Ash Pond Services

groundwater services
Moretrench knows groundwater. In fact we invented the first practical wellpoint in 1924 and have been utilizing wellpoints and deep wells for construction pre-drainage ever since. We also know soils, and just as importantly, we have worked with industrial clients to stabilize industrial waste by-product such as gypsum and ash since the 1980s. More recently,…

Industrial Construction

industrial contractors
Moretrench undertakes industrial construction projects, both as a general contractor and a subcontractor, from its locations in Riverview, FL and Gonzales, LA. A significant portion of the company's business is focused around the specialized needs of the regions power, mining and manufacturing industries. Primary among these are phosphate fertilizer plants, phosphate and non-phosphate mining operations,…

Underpinning

underpinning contractors
Underpinning may be required to provide the additional foundation support needed to withstand increased loading, to halt ongoing settlement, to underpin existing shallow foundations prior to adjacent new construction, and for seismic retrofit. Moretrench offers a range of underpinning methods including: Micropiles Bracket and Helical Piles Jet Grouting Permeation Grouting Conventional Concrete Pit Underpinning When…

Grouting

grouting services
From sinkhole remediation to the consolidation of fissured rock, the field of grouting encompasses a diverse range of subsurface challenges and an equally diverse range of treatment methodologies. Grouting can be performed for a wide range of applications, including underpinning, water cut-off, excavation support, utility support, soil or slope stabilization, or hazardous waste containment. Moretrench’s…

Ground Freezing

ground freezing
Artificial ground freezing for groundwater control and excavation support was developed more than a century ago. The technique is cost-effective in a relatively well-defined niche where both support of excavation and groundwater cut-off are required, and it is performed at significant depth or in difficult, disturbed, or sensitive ground. The ground freezing process converts in…

Environmental Remediation

geotechnical consulting
The presence of contaminants is a significant challenge on chemical, industrial, municipal, landfill and civil sites across the country. Moretrench provides and a range of environmental remediation services customized to the contaminant(s) and the approach to remediation or containment. These fall under the following general categories: Groundwater Recovery & Treatment Barrier Techniques (cut-off and exclusion)…

Earth Retention

earth retention contractors
Temporary earth retention for excavation support may be the first stage of construction. Traditional techniques such as steel sheet piling or tied back soldier beam and lagging walls can be very economical. However, not all sites are amenable to the vibration of driving sheet piling, and the presence of underground utilities or other structures can…

Dewatering

dewatering contractors
Construction dewatering, the temporary lowering of the groundwater, has been practiced by Moretrench for more than 90 years and the company is recognized as the industry's pre-eminent dewatering contractor and an innovator in the field. Methods include: Deep Wells Wellpoints Ejectors Under some circumstances, artificial recharge can be used to minimize the potential side effects…

Deep Foundations

deep foundation contractors
Deep foundations may be used where new, heavily loaded structures are built, where poor bearing soils are present at shallow depth, existing shallow foundations are subject to increased loading, or structures are subject to uplift forces or seismic loading. As an experienced and versatile deep foundations contractor, Moretrench has the capability to offer a variety…