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A.R.E. honored by Vocational Rehabilitation

Last year, A.R.E. Utility Construction was honored to be a participant in The Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation program by employing a person with a disability. Vocational Rehabilitation is a federal-state program that works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain and retain employment. They are committed to […]

How to select a safe conscious contractor

We all know that safety is an important part of every job for multiple reasons including protecting the welfare of employees, providing a safe work environment, reducing potential liability and controlling costs. The hidden costs of an accident can be up to 10 times the actual costs of any injury or claim.   The process of […]

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words (or Dollars)

If you’re a utility contractor or subcontractor you eventually end up dealing with damage claims. Some you know about when they happen and some you are unaware of until the claim notice arrives, months or years after completing your work on the job. Like every utility contractor we excavate, use our equipment on public roads, […]

Nothing Boring About It: Drilling Though a Maze of Underground Cables

A.R.E Utility Construction successfully buries a dozen conduits 43-Feet below street level. By Linda Bridges MIAMI, FL–Unbeknownst to most surrounding residents and businesses, A.R.E. Utility Construction, Inc. recently buried twelve 450-foot long conduits 43-feet below North Miami Avenue–without digging a lengthy ditch or disrupting utility service. The 6-inch conduits will house power cables for a […]

What is Horizontal Boring?

Horizontal Boring, also called Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD), is the ideal solution for the installation of gas, electric, water, and telecommunication lines underground, without the need for excavation, trenching, or cut-and-cover methods in congested urban environments. A.R.E. Utility Construction’s HDD equipment installs utilities by accurately pilot boring from point-to-point underground. An experienced A.R.E. operator uses […]

Ignoring safety can cost in ways none of us are willing to pay.

Fatality on Disney property in Orlando, Florida is a stark reminder that everything can change when safety is ignored around electrical utilities. A recent news article reported that the estate of a 54 year old utility worker electrocuted after contacted 12,400 volts at a substation on a Disney property has filed a wrongful death lawsuit […]