Underground Construction - September 2020 - 3

24

How to Build a Customized
Excavation Protective System

Some excavation projects are clear-cut and just require
selecting the right excavation protective system for the job.
Other projects, such as deep or complex trenches,
need a custom-engineered solution.

CONTENTS

September 2020 / Vol. 75 No. 9

FEATURES
14

Underground Utilities
Take Center Stage in Nashville
UCT is the major event of the
new year. Scheduled for Jan. 26-28
in Nashville, UCT is a true business event for the
underground utility infrastructure professional.

18

Suicide Serious Issue
for Construction Industry
It may surprise some that CDC statistics place
construction as the vocation with the highest rate
of suicides across all occupational groups.

21

First Look: Heath Offers
Advanced Detection Products
Heath Consultants now offers two advanced
technology products for detecting and documenting
the presence of methane gas: the RMLD-CS™ remote
gas leak detector and the Odorator 2™ audit system.
Each replaces proven legacy products.

27

Puget Sound Energy Creates
LNG Bunkering, Supply Facility
The Puget Sound Energy facility at the Port of
Tacoma will provide an LNG fuel option for cargo
ships converted from bunker oil fueled vessels,
and additional gas for peak-load needs.

DEPARTMENTS
DIRECTIONAL DRILLING

4

Exclusive from UCONonline.com

29

6

Editor's Log

8

Newsline

12

Washington Watch

Fiber Project Pushes Through Difficult
Ground Conditions, Environmental
Challenges
On its own merit, a HDD shot spanning more than
five football fields long is a substantial task. But when
you add in both volcanic and clay ground conditions,
a tight deadline and an environmentally protected
job site, it becomes all the more challenging.

37

39 Business
45 New Products
48 Business Cards
50 Calendar of Events / Ad Index /
Sales Offices
September 2020

Drilling Fluids Selection Guide

REHABTECHNOLOGY

UConOnline.com

HDD &
UTILITIES
Fiber Project Pushes
Through Challenges
Building Excavation
Protective System

35

First Look:
Gas Advanced Detection

Kay Doheny
37

Rehab News

Underground Utilities
Take Center Stage
in Nashville
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ON THE COVER

Large diameter PVC pipe is laid out on
a jobsite in preparation for installation
on a water project.

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