What Factors Affect Trench Stability?

The main reason for a trench during the construction excavation stage is the repair or installation of utility lines to connect the site to the public system or to enhance the public system as the surrounding population grows. Prior to the trench excavation, the civil engineer looks to the surrounding slopes; i.e., retaining walls, man-made or natural ground slopes, that …

Protecting Workers During Excavation and Trenching

A construction site is a potential occupational health and safety nightmare if you don’t know what you are doing. Trenching can be especially hazardous. Professional firms like Merlo, however, always employ effective safety measures, considered a mandatory and routine part of the job. We know that when employing professional trenching construction services MI, keeping workers and the public safe are …

Key Steps Required to Excavate a Building Foundation

Site Analysis The first step in an excavation construction service is analyzing the site to establish gradients, soil types, and any potential problems areas, before the plans begin. At this stage the developer and architect may have discussed concept sketches, however, only once the site is fully reviewed can the formal design work begin. Surveying In many cases a survey …