EHS for Construction Sites News

  • Site Safety - January 2017 Safety Meeting

    Did you know that good housekeeping pertains to areas other than your living quarters? Do you know why there are windsocks on construction sites? Site Safety, the January 2017 safety meeting topic, includes vital information regarding hazards controls, emergency preparedness, and good housekeeping. Remember, you are responsible for your safety. Be sure and stay up to date and read through each ...


    By PEC Safety

  • New Parkville Treatment Plant will increase water output and quality

    Black & Veatch designed a new water treatment plant near Parkville, Mo., for Missouri American Water that will increase needed supplies while improving water quality. The new plant is designed to meet ongoing population growth in the Parkville region and is located in the Kansas City Metro area. Plant construction began in December on a greenfield site about one mile west of Parkville. The ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Georgia regulators strike deal over Vogtle construction costs

    Georgia’s utility commission has approved a settlement addressing cost overruns related to the long-delayed construction of the Plant Vogtle nuclear plant near Augusta. The five-member Public Service Commission (PSC) unanimously approved the deal with Georgia Power, the lead partner building two new reactors at Plant Vogtle.  The compromise will result in millions of dollars of ...

  • Casella collaborate with CIOB

    The programme features key industry interviews and news-style reports along with sponsored editorial profiles. In it, Casella demonstrates how their monitoring solutions are helping organisations adopt a new approach of “Treating Health like Safety”  and introducing this new perspective into the workplace. Watch the video here. ...


    By Casella

  • New England Clean Power Link clears regulatory hurdle

    Backers of a proposed 1,000 megawatt (MW) underground and underwater transmission line from eastern Canada to power markets in the U.S. cleared a key regulatory hurdle after the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a presidential permit authorizing construction of the project. Transmission Developers Inc. (TDI), owned by Blackstone Portfolio, announced it had received the permit last week for ...

  • U.S. Pipeline Implements PEC Safety

    U.S. Pipeline, Inc. (USPL), recognized as one of the safest, most reliable, and innovative energy infrastructure construction companies in the marketplace, has recently implemented PEC Safety as part of its total sub-contractor management system and qualification processing. USPL is committed to having incident free operations, achievable ...


    By PEC Safety

  • U.S. Army blocks construction of DAPL

    Protesters trying to block construction of a controversial pipeline in North Dakota gained a major victory this week, after the Department of the Army announced that it would not allow the pipeline to be drilled under an ecologically sensitive section of the Missouri River. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers said it would deny the easement for the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to cross ...

  • Nilex Recognized with Environmental Award

    As part of their Annual Conference in late November, the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA) presented Nilex with an Environmental Award for their Head Office Project, featuring Cultec stormwater chambers. We’re ...


    By Nilex

  • Toshiba Promotes Move to Hydrogen Economy with Construction of Integrated Hydrogen Application Center

    Toshiba Corporation today broke ground on a new Hydrogen Application Center at its Fuchu Complex in western Tokyo. Scheduled to start operation in April 2017, the center will be built around a newly designed H2One hydrogen power system that will use renewable energy to produce hydrogen and supply it to fuel-cell powered ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • OSHACON 2016

    OSHA Construction Safety & Health Conference 2016 PEC Safety is excited to be exhibiting at OSHACON 2016 this year! This construction safety and health conferences will provide an ideal forum to lean about new and ever changing safety products, processes, procedures, and technicality in the construction industry. Stop by PEC Safety’s exhibit booth #413 to speak to our ...


    By PEC Safety

  • `Smog Free Tower`, largest air purifier in Beijing, sparks controversy

    A "Smog Free Tower" undergoing tests in Beijing's famed 798 art zone has sparked controversy amid continuous heavy smog in the last couple of days. The seven-meter-high metal structure, designed by Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde and introduced to the Chinese capital as the world's largest air purifier in late September, opened for testing and adjustment recently. The tower boasts a capacity to ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Proril submersible pumps dewater construction sites Doha Metro

    Qatar is rapidly constructing a full-size subway network designed to interconnect all key areas in Doha. It will have four lines with an approximate overall length of 300km and 100 stations. PRORIL Pumps is assisting in the realization of the project. PRORIL Pumps is assisting in the realization of the project. Between Doha city and the recently opened Hamad International Airport, an ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • LT Environmental, Inc. & RPI Group Celebrate Closure at High Profile Site

    It is hard to believe that RPI Group has been exceeding client remediation goals for almost 15 years. This newsletter celebrates, perhaps, the greatest thing that my colleagues have accomplished “to date”. This large and extremely high profile site had a combination of ubiquitous TCE contamination, varying and challenging lithology, DNAPL “surprises” and a ...

  • 2016 Fall Conference and Stormwater Expo

    October 11-12, 2016 Booth #34 ...


    By Nilex

  • Clean energy will bring opportunity to valve industry

    For global energy demands constantly expanding and environment protection gradually improving, clean energy will become mainstream in the future. Due to national marketization advancing gradually for One Belt And One Road, gas will face with new development opportunity. In the future, broad investment space will exist in gas clean energy, promoting valve industry to develop.  ...

  • Stormwater management conversation hits Minnesota airwaves

    After a 20-cm (8-in.) rainstorm — more than an average month’s worth of rain for the area — led to rampant flooding across central and southern Minnesota on the night of Aug. 11, the problem of managing stormwater came to the forefront of public attention and hit the airwaves on public radio. Identifying the problem A week and many more minor ...

  • AECOM’s Tishman Construction teams with TRINITY Group Construction for first phase of future ‘smart city’ in DC Metro Area

    AECOM, a premier, fully-integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that its Tishman Construction unit has been named joint general contractor of Phase 1A of Gramercy District, 2.5 million square foot, technology-focused, mixed-use development in Loudoun County, Va. The project is valued at over $US500 million and Tishman will serve as general contractor in association with TRINITY ...


    By AECOM

  • Accentuating The Differences Between Health And Safety

    Since the inception of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, there has been a successful drive to bring a responsible attitude towards fundamental health and safety processes to both employers and employees. As a result we now look on health and safety warnings and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as normal, realistic practices that save lives. But is it entirely accurate to assume that ...


    By Casella

  • Environmental Enginuity Welcomes Hamer Environmental

    Environmental Enginuity Acquires Hamer Environmental- Environmental Enginuity Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Hamer Environmental, LP (http://HamerEnvironmental.com) as its first acquisition in the Pacific Northwest. Hamer Environmental, founded in 1992 by Thomas and Chris Hamer, is one of the country's premiere environmental ...

  • Unique dust monitors for any application

    The Latest TSI Sidepak Personal Aerosol Monitors Have Been Added To The Ashtead Technology Range Of Particulate Matter (PM) Monitors. “We Were So Impressed With The Unique Features Of These Instruments, That We Immediately Added Them To Both Our Rental And Sales Portfolios,” Says Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas. “Many Occupational Exposure Applications Are ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

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