Tenders are invited for (2) 8~ by 14~ trench shields
and (2) 98" diameter by 96" tall manhole shields.
Based in Houston, TX, and with locations nationwide, NTS provides trench boxes, trench shields
, slide rail systems, barrier walls, message boards and other related safety products, along with trench and traffic safety training.
The target is based in Michigan and is engaged in producing and leasing trench shields
and shoring gear for underground construction.
For instance, trench shields
are really nothing more than steel or aluminum boxes that can be placed into a trench to provide a safe environment for workers.
Contractors installing long joints of pipe have historically used steel trench shields
due to the inherent productivity benefits of having a box long enough to install the joints while also being able to drag that box.
Contract Awarded for Supply and Delivery Trench Shields
and Trench Shores for Manager Office of Jayawadanagama and Dehiwala, Mount Lavinia
Several working sites are shown to illustrate practical applications of trench shields
and their effectiveness in reducing the amount of excavation and restoration required.
All GME trench shields
are certified by a Professional Engineer to meet OSHA Standards 800.
Number needed: 2 WD loaders (120)--204; 4 WD loaders (380)--591; backhoe loaders (634)-909; bulldozers (102)-- 125; compactors (156)--254; dewatering pumps (236)--497; equipment trailers (415)--854; hydraulic excavators (136)--167; motor graders (163)--234; pipe/cable locators (235)--388; skid steer loaders (249)--308; stormwater pumps (202)--421; trenchers (70)--94; trench shields
(114)--175; wheel loaders (117)--161.
But in those past instances, JD was able to use four-sided trench shields
to shore the pits, but that was not an option this time.
For example, smaller and lighter trench shields
have become more prevalent since the expansion of the mini-excavator's role in utility work.