Vacuworx International has introduced a vacuum device designed specifically for utility construction applications. It is expected to be widely used for handling and positioning pipe, but also can lift many other types of material.
The Central Weber (Utah) Sewer Improvement District recently awarded a project installing a new treated water discharge line from the treatment plant to the Weber River to Whitaker Construction Company.
Many underground utility projects are necessary when construction for a variety of improvements requires relocation of existing buried infrastructure. In such situations, work often is complicated by surface improvements and heavy traffic in and around the job site.