Welcome to ICON, your source for trench shoring and underground guided auger boring equipment and services. Since 1982, ICON has expanded their company and knowledge to become a full-service industry leader in the trench shoring and underground guided auger boring markets, providing our customers with sale, rental and manufacturing of our equipment and products. Today, we have the in-house resources to handle projects of any size at any location. We have a wide of range of customers that use our products from contractors to utilities to government agencies.

We also provide a comprehensive line of services that includes consulting, design, engineering, manufacturing, repair, Competent Person training, excavation safety and field services. ICON can deliver the expertise, equipment and personnel to make your next project happen safely, on time and on budget.



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CH2M Hill Says It Will Restructure And Cut Staff by 1,200
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:57:00 GMT - The firm expects annual savings of up to $120 million, but notes new work.
East Africa Could Face Challenge of Multiple Railway Gauges
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:28:26 GMT - Construction of the $3.6 billion double-track standard gauge railway linking Kenya?s Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi could pose a fresh challenge for railway operators.
House Panel Calls for Steps to Improve Infrastructure P3s
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:43:25 GMT - Recommendations include a new U.S. DOT office to develop performance standards for P3s and other project-delivery methods.
Drawing Transportation Planning Inferences From Big Data
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A Different Twist on Pneumatic Assist Pulls a California Contractor Through a Tough Pipebursting Job
2014-09-19 - In the East Bay, Phase 5 of the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District?s sewer rehabilitation program for summer 2014 targets thousands of feet of public sewer mains located primarily in the dry oak-dotted hills of Orinda, Calif. The project calls for replacement of 6-, 8-, and 12-in. mains by either open-cut or pipebursting methods. Some pipelines will be upsized and most run through hillside easements between large well-kept properties in this relatively exclusive area.
Flexible Relining of Pipes with Primus Line Pressure
2014-09-19 - In order to guarantee the supply of high-quality drinking water to residents, AWWA estimates that investments of $526 billion are required for the replacement or renovation of deteriorated water mains in the next 25 years. The latest EPA report on U.S. water infrastructure comes to the conclusion that investments of $248 billion are required over the next 20 years. President Obama just recently signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) into law to modernize the U.S. water infrastructure.
Pipe Bursting in Vermont
2014-09-19 - In spring and fall of 2013, multiple segments of an existing 15-in. RCP gravity sanitary sewer in the City of Montpelier, Vt., collapsed along a main commuter route in the downtown area causing a system failure. Numerous excavated point repairs were required to get the failed pipe flowing again.
Getting Your Name Out There: Contractors, Manufacturers and Engineers
2014-09-19 - Educating your clients and prospects is all about creating the emotional response, crafting and delivering the story that not only educates but also inspires and elicits action. In today?s market people do business with those they know, like and trust. Online marketing is a way for you to not only create an educated and informed client base but also to build relationships via interaction in a virtual world.
U.S. Army Engineers Take Proactive Approach to Levee Repair
2014-09-19 - Levees form a critical part of the United States infrastructure, as past flooding has demonstrated. When a levee is breached, it causes both personal and financial hardship. With 43 percent of residents living in a county with at least one levee, their upkeep is essential.

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UCTA MVP Award Luncheon Jan. 19
Mon, 28 Dec 2009 15:14:20 +0000 -

The Underground Construction Technology Association (UCTA) and Underground Construction magazine will award the coveted Most Valuable Professional Award on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, in conjunction with UCT. The 2010 recipient is Andrew Mayer with Murphy Pipeline Contractors, Inc. The MVP Award is bestowed on an individual for outstanding contributions to the underground infrastructure industry.

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Underground Construction's 13th Annual Municipal Sewer/Water Pipeline Survey
Wed, 11 Nov 2009 22:19:09 +0000 -

It's time again for Underground Construction's 13th annual municipal sewer/water pipeline survey, the leading source of data on trends, problems, breakthroughs and benchmarks in the municipal sewer and water districts of the United States. If you're a representative of a municipal district in the United States, please use the password you've been provided to take the survey. Participating helps expand awareness of municipal districts' needs and capabilities, and you could win $500!

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Underground Construction's 10th Annual HDD Survey Now Available
Thu, 16 Apr 2009 17:20:08 +0000 -
Some of 2008's survey results

If your company, utility or organization owns, leases, rents or actively operates HDD equipment, you could win $500! Simply fill out this survey in its entirety and submit it before May 1 to be eligible for the $500 prize.

Partial survey responses are welcome for the purpose of collecting data. Results will appear in a future issue of Underground Construction.

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Caterpillar Launches Software for New Machine Families
Thu, 02 Apr 2009 22:28:08 +0000 -

Caterpillar's new on-board software, CD700 v. 11, and new office software, AccuGrade Office v. 7.2, provide software support for wheel loaders, wheel dozers and towed scrapers.

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