Excavation activities are a major step in the construction sequence on a civil construction project, followed by the subsequent backfilling and soils compaction activities. Basically, there are two methods used to excavate soil. The first is to precision cut, also known as the "surgical-cut" or the "cookie-cut" and the other method is the mass excavation. These excavations are normally used for larger areas or the complete footprint of the construction site. Structural excavations are used in the construction of foundations, retaining walls, slabs-on-grade, head walls, paving, and culverts.
RECON was contracted to perform site characterization, demolition, remediation, clearing, and final grading on this abandoned lead smelter Superfund site.
GT Omniport, a multimodal facility located in Port Arthur, Texas, is an industrial park and liquids terminal offering rail, truck, barge, pipeline and deepwater ship transloading services. The environmental remediation and civil service construction project included soil preparation, demolishing the concrete and steel structures, clearing, grubbing, crushing concrete, beneficial reuse of of crushed concrete, and soil stabilization using RECON’s patented blend of reagents.