Category Archives: Civil Construction

Constructing Natural Gas Processing Plants

Constructing Natural Gas Processing Plants

Natural gas is one of the most abundant natural resources in the US. In recent years it has played a crucial role in increasing US energy independence and buoying the US economy. However, before natural gas can be used it must first be processed to remove impurities. Thus natural gas…
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STI Group Constructs Compressor Stations

STI Group Constructs Compressor Stations

In order to facilitate the transport of natural gas through pipelines, the gas must undergo regular treatment at compressor stations, which are set up at recurring intervals along the pipeline to maintain a constant pressure and to clean and process the natural gas. STI Group provides provides dependable, high quality…
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Civil Work for Natural Gas Processing Plants

Civil Work for Natural Gas Processing Plants

The petrochemical industry remains a vital, vibrant part of the US economy. While the petrochemical industry is in part fueled by crude oil, natural gas has continued to rise in prominence and importance over the last decade as extraction methods become more efficient and effective. However, to be useful as…
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Construction Services for Compressor Stations

Construction Services for Compressor Stations

Pipelines provide a safe, cost-efficient means of transporting natural gas. However, in order for this transport to be possible, the natural gas inside the pipeline must be kept at the correct pressure. To do this compressor stations are present at regular intervals to clean and compress the natural gas. STI…
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Key Civil Construction Considerations for Oil and Gas Facilities

Key Civil Construction Considerations for Oil and Gas Facilities

Oil and gas facilities play a crucial role in our nation’s economy, provide fuel and electrical power, and create the ingredients for countless petroleum-based products. With such a vital role to play, it is essential that oil and gas facilities operate at maximum productivity and safety levels. While high quality…
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Understanding Pipe Piling And Its Benefits

Understanding Pipe Piling And Its Benefits

Pipe piling has been growing in popularity and implementation by leaps and bounds since the late 1980s. A series of exhaustive tests were able to demonstrate how effective pipe piling is in load bearing, and thus use of pipe piling in the civil construction industry boomed. If your industry involves…
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Understanding Augercast Piling

Understanding Augercast Piling

Driven piles are an integral part of the deep foundation system, but there are certain cases when specialty piling is needed. When the area being built has certain restrictions, or the terrain cannot or should not be dug up due to various complications or concerns, standard types of piling are…
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The Benefits of Helical Piling

The Benefits of Helical Piling

Creating a strong, durable deep foundation is imperative for the success of any construction project, particularly for industrial facilities and plants. To do this it is imperative to select the correct piling for the job. However, every foundation and facility is different, and what works for one may not be…
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The Advantages of Timber Piles

The Advantages of Timber Piles

When the time comes to build an industrial facility, there are many important aspects to explore. One of the most important things to consider is the materials that will be used for the deep foundation. A deep foundation requires driven piles to be placed into the ground in order to…
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A Quick Guide To Understanding Sheet Piling

A Quick Guide To Understanding Sheet Piling

When it comes to retaining earth during the piling and deep foundation process, sheet piling is the standard. It is commonly used for excavating or to provide protection from bodies of water. Sheet piling is also the most reliable and cost effective method to prevent shifts of soil or breeches…
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