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6Jan 2017

Ground Works Solutions celebrates 300 weeks without a Lost Time Case

By Robert Armstead

 

“Safety is the number one priority for our crews and team members, on every job every day” states Richard T. Kelecy, Ground Works’ Chief Executive Officer. “Reaching 300 weeks without a Lost Time Case and exceeding a year without a recordable incident are exciting milestones in our company. Safety is the first topic on every conference call and before we start every project. We have placed great emphasis on setting up our team members for success, through both training and financial incentives.”

EMR is determined by comparing past insurance claims history of similar companies in a specific industry. The rating is evaluated annually and given by the NCCI, the nation’s most experienced provider of workers’ compensation information, tools and services.

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15Mar 2017

Clarksville Manhole Inflow and Infiltration Sealing

By Robert Armstead
Inflow and Infiltration Sealing

Clarksville Lateral Line and Manhole Inflow and Infiltration Sealing

The Town of Clarksville in Indiana noticed abnormally high flow rates at a pump station and its WWTP. The longer pump operation hours and a higher volume of water needing to be pumped and treated leading to high costs and concerns over the capacity of their current equipment.   Ground Works Solutions (GWS) was brought in to address the problem utilizing a polymer injection process for Inflow and Infiltration Sealing. 

Introduction

The Town of Clarksville in Indiana was the first settlement north of the Ohio River in the United States. Like many towns its age, it has to maintain a blend of new and aging infrastructure to support its population growth and demands of a booming commercial retail industry. 

In 2007, around the time that new commercial development that had…

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9Aug 2016

Trenchless Rehab Solution Lifts Box Culvert in Pensacola, Florida

By dev_team
Trenchless Culvert Repair

Ground Works lifts a quadruple box culvert 24″ in this trenchless culvert repair project

Trenchless Technology Magazine
August 8th, 2016 by Aaron Hall

In April 2014, Florida’s panhandle experienced a historic flooding event, which was highlighted by 20 in. of rainfall in just two days. For perspective, on average, the rainfall in this area is just more than 60 in. a year.

This once-a-century event caused numerous sinkholes, portions of Interstate-10 were closed and the soils of the entire region were completely saturated for an extended period of time. As the rain waters eventually receded, a large amount of voids were created in the soil, wreaking havoc on the affected areas public works and infrastructure systems.

Jackson Lakes Box Culvert

Specifically, as a result of this storm, the Jackson Lakes box culvert in Pensacola suffered a tremendous amount…

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6Aug 2016

Inflow and Infiltration Trenchless Repair

By Susan Albershardt

This new video highlights three projects where the URETEK polymer injection process is used to trenchlessly seal and repair lateral lines and manholes from inflow and infiltration (I/I). The application is quick and cost-effective and provides effective I/I mitigation.

 

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