Edge Protection for Sheet Piles and Trench Sheets
Edge protection is critical in all shoring systems to protect workers from falling into trenches and excavations and from falling debris. Discover Shore Hire's range of Edge Protection equipment and how we've adapted it to meet industry demands.
What is Soil Arching?
While Soil Arching might not be the most well known type of trench shoring, it can play a crucial role in supporting excavations. Discover who developed this particular type of trench shoring, how it works and is achieved, and what the benefits of Soil Arching are.
Shore Hire’s Range of Fixed-Length Shoring Struts
Struts are a fundamental part of shoring; discover what fixed-length struts Shore Hire has on offer to suit all of your propping needs.
How Do Different Soils Affect Shoring?
While soil might not be the first thing you consider when beginning an excavation, it is a vitally important component. By understanding the type of soil that is going to be excavated and shored, you can make sure you're using the correct excavation support method, making your project as safe as possible.
Everything You Need to Know About Shoring
Learn about the fundamentals of shoring, including when it is required, how it can be installed, some key trench shoring terms, and how to stay safe when shoring.
3 Helpful Tips to Help You Decide if you Need Shoring
A common question among contractors is ‘How do I know if I need a shoring or trench box on-site?’ There are a number of factors that determine if a shoring box may be required, but this article outlines 3 key factors to consider when deciding if you need shoring.
3 Benefits of using a Hydraulic Bracing system
Hydraulic bracing is an excellent solution for various excavation applications because it is versatile. Discover three benefits of using a hydraulic bracing system for your construction project.
Things to Be Mindful of When Excavating a Site
Construction sites are some of the most dangerous workplaces you can enter. Between heavy machinery, complex tasks and often hazardous materials, you must be mindful of many things to keep yourself and others safe on-site.
What is the difference between Battering, Benching, and Shoring?
Being a major part of site preparation, excavations can either make or break the stability of your future build. It's important to determine what excavation support method may be required, and which safety measures best suit your project.