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Silica Exposure Control Programs in the Drilling Industry

By Jeffrey W. Coonse, PE / July 23, 2018

Silica Exposure Control Programs in the Drilling Industry We are all gaining familiarity with “Table 1. SPECIFIED EXPOSURE CONTROL METHODS WHEN WORKING WITH MATERIALS CONTAINING CRYSTALLINE SILICA” of OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule for Construction –  a title that kind of rolls right off the tongue.  Table 1 was OSHA’s attempt to guide contractors in reducing…

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Leadership Development

By Joseph Nixon, PE / July 23, 2018

Recently our Regional Managers, Alex Smith, PE and Jodie Nixon, PE, attended the Bell Leadership Institute’s Achievers™ conference in Raleigh, NC.  The Bell Leadership Institute is a leading organization in executive education and development helping organizations through its programs and services since 1972.  The focus of the Achievers™ conference is “become a great leader by building yourself…

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Virginia War Memorial Shoring Support

VA War Memorial featured in Foundation Drilling Magazine

By Greg Sullivan, PE / July 16, 2018

Subsurface Construction is honored to have the Virginia War Memorial as a Technical Featured article in Foundation Drilling Magazine July 2018, a publication of the Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors (ADSC). Subsurface designed and constructed a permanent anchored secant pile wall and a temporary soil nail wall for the expansion project. For the secant pile…

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