Monthly Archives: April 2015

Around Moretrench: Wallace Hayward Baker Award Highlights a History of Innovation

When Vice President of Engineering Paul Schmall, Ph.D., P.E., received the 2015 Wallace Hayward Baker Award in March for “ingenious innovation in the field of ground modification...resourceful development of a new technology or the creative application of existing technology...”, the occasion was more than a great source of pride for the Moretrench family.  It also…

AROUND MORETRENCH: Moles Students Day Takes to the Water

Since 1962, Students Day has been an annual event of the Moles, an organization of the heavy construction industry.  Each year, participating engineering students  and faculty  members tour a major construction site and learn about key aspects of the work from experts  with participating firms.  The event  is developed under the guidance of the Moles…

AROUND MORETRENCH: Historic Pittsburgh, PA Bridge Re-build

As a full-service geotechnical contractor, Moretrench has the capability of providing turnkey solutions that address more than one construction challenge on a single site. This is highly advantageous to owners, general contractors and construction managers in terms of overall scheduling and streamlining the components of the project.  The wide range of tools at our disposal also…