Contractor in Enbridge Project is Killed in Jobsite Accident

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Contractor in Enbridge Project is Killed in Jobsite Accident

A contractor working at a northeastern Minnesota construction yard associated with the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline project was killed in an accident on December 18, 2020. “Enbridge has paused work in the area of a fatal accident involving a contractor at a construction yard this morning in Hill City, Minnesota,” Enbridge spokeswoman Juli Kellner

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Tips to Avoid Winter-Related Accidents

A chill is in the air, but the work on your jobsite doesn’t stop when the weather gets cold. It’s important to know what steps to take to keep your construction workers warm and safe. Here are 3 ways to keep the job going forward safely in the middle of winter. Inspect Sites This is

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Project Memories: Conroe, Texas

Check out this time-lapse video of a lengthy construction project we started in January 2020 and completed in March 2020.   Background: Several pipelines cross a river in Conroe, Texas. A sandpit had expanded over time, and heavy flow had degraded the bed of the channel and eroded the banks, exposing and suspending the pipelines.

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How Submar Can Manage Your Project from Start to Finish

Our extensive experience and our broad application of products is what sets us apart from the crowd. We have the unique ability to identify pipeline erosion control problems and design, construct, and monitor custom erosion control solutions. Experience Based in Houma, Louisiana, Submar starting providing articulated concrete mats to the offshore oil and gas market

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Nicholls State University Pays a Visit

On March 10, guests from Nicholls State University visited our headquarters in Houma, LA, to learn more about erosion and our turnkey solutions. We demonstrated our augmented reality (AR) sandbox to explain how pipelines become exposed. We also introduced our visitors to our plant in Amelia, LA, so they could see how our articulating concrete

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The Dangers of Exposed Pipelines and How to Prevent Them

The U.S. has over 2.5 million miles of pipelines crisscrossing the country. As existing lines grow older, critics warn that the risk of accidents could increase. Many pipelines transport petroleum products and natural gas. Some pipelines transport other hazardous products such as chemicals, highly volatile liquids, anhydrous ammonia, and carbon dioxide. Exposure to these products

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From Mapping to Engineering, Submar Has You Covered

Topographical Surveying and Mapping  Submar can provide topographical surveying services via a site assessment survey that will assist us in engineering design. Our surveying equipment consists of RTK GPS, robotic total stations, and unmanned aerial vehicles (a.k.a. drones) that collect the project site data. After the data is collected, civil designers use AutoCAD 3D software

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7 Winter Weather Construction Safety Tips from Construct Connect

Originally published on January 17, 2018, by Kendall Jones (https://www.constructconnect.com/blog/7-winter-weather-construction-safety-tips) Construction doesn’t stop when winter weather strikes, so it’s important to know what steps to take to keep your workers warm and safe. As another major winter storm is starting to impact areas of the country this week with snow and ice accumulation, it’s a

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The Phases of a Pipeline

Almost 2 million miles of pipeline carry natural gas around the country as of 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Construction on new pipelines takes place to connect new drilling sites to the processing facilities that distribute the energy source, but how does it all come together? The rush to move natural gas

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How Pipeline Operators Tackle Crisis Management

The oil and gas sector works to mitigate risk and implement site-specific contingency plans in line with worldwide standards. The challenge is to maintain these standards in an increasingly pressurized global environment. As the world’s population continues to climb and the global appetite for energy grows, the sector must strive for innovative ways to tap

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