The Benefits of Core Drill

Benefits of Core Drill

✅ Eliminates the possibility of damage to underground utilities
 
✅  No shoring needed
 
✅ Small repair footprint
 
✅ Backfill right away
 
✅ Less disruption to traffic
 
✅ Temporary repair is installed with a cold patch
 
✅ Permanent repair is done by grouting the core back in place. This is approved as a permanent restoration by the Department of Transportation.
 
Interested in our Core Drill Services? Contact us today

Ecotech and Safety

Here at Ecotech, our policy is to reach for the highest level of safety while complying with government health and safety law and regulations. Every member of the Ecotech team receives extensive training through our comprehensive Employee Training Program. As a member of ISNetworld, Veriforce, Avetta, and BROWZ our safety data and records are on file and available for inspection.

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What is Subsurface Utility Engineering or SUE?

Per The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Subsurface Utility Engineering or SUE for short is a form of engineering that entails managing risks associated with utility mapping. Starting with a work plan outlining the scope of work, schedules, risk, as well as the desired method SUE is used in utility relocation coordination and design, assessments,  estimates, implementation and more.

“Vacuum excavation techniques are employed to expose and record the precise horizontal and vertical position of the assets. This information is then typically presented in CAD format or a GIS-compatible map. A conflict matrix is also created to evaluate and compare collected utility information with project plans, identify conflicts and propose solutions. The concept of SUE is gaining popularity worldwide as a framework to mitigate costs associated with project redesign and construction delays and to avoid risk and liability that can result from damaged underground utilities.”

Read our interview with Bill Steinhart of Rettew Associates on their partnership with Ecotech involving Subsurface Utility Engineering here.

Sources – https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/programadmin/history.cfm
https://www.rettew.com/services/subsurface-utility-engineering/

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We can assist 24/7 if something goes wrong! Dig smart, call Ecotech.

 

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Welcome, Chelsea Woods to the Ecotech family!

Chelsea has joined Lori Mendez in our Business Development department, where she has already been busy getting to know our current clients, ensuring their projects are running smoothly, as well as cultivating new relationships through networking and events.

Chelsea’s extensive experience in customer service as well as HR and payroll pair perfectly with her new position at Ecotech. 

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Hydro Excavation and Pellets

At Ecotech, we utilize a custom engineered wood product that is mixed in the truck to absorb the water used for excavation. This process changes the slurry into a much dryer material allowing us to dump in a smaller containment area. Dryer materials can also be loaded into a dump truck or open container and hauled off-site for disposal.

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Safety at Ecotech

Our policy is to reach for the highest level of safety while complying with government health and safety law and regulations. Every member of the Ecotech team receives extensive training through our comprehensive Employee Training Program. Training is primarily provided in-house with some outside OQ and Site-Specific Trainings. Read more

Merry Christmas!

We wish you peace, and joy this holiday season. Merry Christmas from all of us at Ecotech! 🎄

Project Highlight – Hydro Excavating used for trenching inside the basement of this Historical Retirement home in Lancaster, PA

Project Highlight – Hydro Excavating used for trenching inside the basement of this Historical Retirement home in Lancaster, PA Vacuum excavation is ideal when access to the dig site is restricted due to overhead clearances, structural congestion, physical obstruction, narrow access road, or unstable soil conditions.

This is why vacuum technology is typically used in historical buildings, especially basements. Because of this, we get to work on many old buildings and this recent project was a real pleasure.

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