Category Archives: Wire Sawing

Below Grade Wire Sawing

The City of Houston needed to expand access its underground sewer system for maintenance purposes. Aggregate Technologies was tasked with removing an existing 7′ wide manhole riser, and then wire sawing an access point at a drain junction. What made this job unique is the work started at ground level and ended up 50′ below grade – five stories down!  First, […]

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Wire Sawing Baytown, Texas Plant

Aggregate Technologies’ wire sawing expertise and experience were on display at a petrochemical plant in Baytown, Texas. The facility needed to upgrade a pump unit, but the old pump was installed on a concrete foundation that was 5′ wide, 16′ long, and 5′ high. In order to install the new pump the old base would need to be removed. Shutdowns […]

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Concrete Cutting WWTP

At the wastewater treatment plant for Houston International Airport, ATI operators removed a massive concrete section from a slug tank. The section to be removed was 18’ tall and 12” thick, with two additional slabs that were 12” and 30” thick. This wall section was from the older tank that was sawed and removed last year. This remaining wall section […]

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Wire Sawing Steel Wall

Aggregate Technologies completed removal of the steel vault surrounding an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) room at a hospital in Houston, Texas. Working in conjunction with the general contractor, ATI’s role was to remove the thick steel vault which surrounded the MRI room. The thick steel shield during regular operation protects everything outside the MRI room from dangerously strong magnetic fields. Because the […]

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