Pipeline Contractors

Pipeline contractors utilize a variety of techniques to install subsurface pipeline systems. The type of pipes used depends upon the construction project. Gas and oil pipelines are entirely different than sewer and water pipelines, although installation processes are sometimes similar.

Pipeline contractors oversee the installation of new pipelines from start to finish. Once a design is provided, subsurface utility engineering is used to locate existing utilities and pipelines. Afterward, the land is prepared by removing rocks, boulders, shrubbery, trees, and other types of landscaping or building materials.

The land is graded to provide a visual blueprint for pipeline trenchers. Once the trench is dug, workers begin welding pipes sections to create the pipeline system. When the project is complete, pipelines are tested to ensure they are working at full capacity. After testing is completed, pipeline contractors are responsible for reconstructing the land and backfilling over the pipe trench.

Pipeline systems are classified into one of five categories including: public works, industrial, institutional, commercial, and residential. Each category involves hiring a pipeline contractor that knows how to install that particular system. It's important to work with contractors that are experienced in the type of work required.

Pipeline construction is a vital part of our nation. The vast network of pipelines that crisscross the country transport products that makes life much easier. Petroleum pipelines provide fuel for automobiles, airplanes, farming equipment, and semi trucks.

Water pipelines bring fresh water into homes, businesses, hospitals, and schools. Sewer pipelines transport toxic waste away from homes, while storm drainage systems can prevent flooding in commercial and residential neighborhoods.

Pipeline construction companies oftentimes specialize in one specific niche, or may be skilled in multiple applications. Although a few contractors can install any type of pipe for any application, most specialize in either wet utility or dry utility construction.

Wet utility pipeline construction pertains to projects that require transportation of liquid products. These include oil, gas, and petroleum products; water pipeline; sewer pipeline; and storm drainage systems.

Dry utility pipeline construction involves projects that include communications, electrical, and natural gas. While communications systems are comprised of optic fiber and electrical conduit, they are protected from natural elements that occur underground and aboveground. It is vital to protect communications systems so that communities do not experience interrupted service, but even more so to ensure public safety.

It is imperative to work with respected pipeline contractors to ensure workplace safety and satisfactory job completion. Contractors are required to abide by state and federal regulations; hold appropriate licenses and insurance; and comply with workplace construction safety guidelines.

Kana Pipeline has a better than average safety record and a long history of providing pipeline construction services to Southern California. Our team of highly trained employees and subcontractors always make effort to go the extra mile to ensure projects stay on schedule.

We invite you to spend time reviewing our website. Here you can learn about the services offered by Kana Pipeline; read our press releases; and research the many projects we have been involved with.

If you are in need of a pipeline contractor in Southern California we hope you'll turn to Kana. We welcome questions and comments and are happy to prepare a proposal for upcoming pipeline projects.

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Published on October 02, 2011 | Comments: 0

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