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Construction Excavation Reveals Large Ancient Cemetery

Construction workers around the world never know what treasure they may stumble upon during excavations which is one of the reasons the construction industry is so exciting and the latest discovery has unearthed an archeological treasure dating back 5000 years.

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Company Fined over Excavation Collapse

Construction companies can learn a lesson from an incident which occurred in Victoria, costing a construction firm $80,000 in fines after an excavation collapse which caused life-threatening injuries to a young apprentice plumber. The company pleaded guilty in the Melbourne

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Remains Dug Up at WA Museum Site

A grisly find has been made on a Western Australian construction site. Construction workers at the WA Museum construction site found skeletal remains which turned out to be human while excavating the site. The discovery was made on James Street

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Be Cautious When Engaging in Excavation

Essential Energy is urging all tradespeople to contact the Dial Before You Dig national referral service first to confirm the location of underground electrical assets before beginning excavation work. Construction workers are being reminded that it’s a statutory requirement to

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Watch as 116 Excavators Demolish an Overpass

It took just one night for Chinese construction workers to demolish a 24 year old overpass bridge in Nanchang, which is a city east of China’s Jiangxi Province. The bridge was dismantled using just 116 excavators to make way for

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Great Solution to Excavating in Congested Areas

Hydrovac excavation is way to excavate in congested areas where traditional ways of excavation may be too risky because of the presence of underground cables, wires, lines etc. The Hydrovac Excavation system is non-destructive and involves injecting pressurized water and a

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White Card Update: Managing Excavation Risks

Elliott Brown One of the most dangerous construction activities that can occur on a building site is Excavation. Each year workers are injured and some killed because of incidents resulting from excavation work. Most these incidents are a result of

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