November 4, 2020

Deciding Between Hydro Excavation & Air Excavation

Given the many smart advantages to vacuum excavation for a range of projects, there’s no mystery as to why this method has become so popular in the industry. Construction operators have increasingly opted to leverage this technology to keep their crews safe, optimize project plans, minimize risk and maximize profitability.
October 8, 2020

Meet Merut’s Newest Intern

We are delighted to welcome our newest intern, Stephen Lucas, who has been assisting Merut Construction the past several weeks. He has a passion for numbers, an interest in the Pennsylvania's great outdoors, and the historic period of World War II. Read on to find out more about the latest addition to the team…
October 6, 2020

Advantages Of Potholing For Utilities Construction Projects

According to the Common Ground Alliance’s most recent analysis of the Damage Information Reporting Tool, 36% of annual underground utility damages (with a known cause) are the result of excavation issues, with failure to pothole highlighted as the largest of these.
September 2, 2020

What You Need To Know About Civil Construction Before Hiring A Contractor

From the water we drink and the utilities we consume to the roads we drive and the bridges we traverse, civil construction impacts our everyday lives in a monumental way. While the ins and outs of furnishing these provisions are often taken for granted by the average inhabitant, experts in the civil construction field understand the complexity of planning, building and maintaining such necessities.
August 19, 2020

Why Vacuum Excavation Is The Future Of Construction Digging

Given the array of advantages this method offers to construction teams in all sorts of environments, vacuum excavation has been broadly embraced as a best practice. It is easily considered the future of construction digging across the industry, based on some of the important factors highlighted in this article.
August 10, 2020

Hydro Excavation 101: A Guide To Applications & Benefits

What makes hydro excavation a prudent alternative to the outdated deployment of mechanical excavators, backhoes and other industrial machines? This article takes you through the ins and outs of hydro excavation, highlighting the distinct attributes, applications and benefits that characterize this modern option for today’s excavation needs.
September 12, 2019

Merut Construction granted WBENC Certification as a Women Owned Business (WBE)

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Women's Business Enterprise Center East Certification Committee is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
March 18, 2019

The Benefits of Hydro-Vac Excavation (Safe Digging) Methods Around Underground Utility Lines

It’s not just having a safer way to dig that makes hydro-vac the best way to excavate; it’s also the smarter, more effective method of excavation, through advanced techniques such as daylighting and slot-trenching.
February 3, 2017

HR Manager, Kristina Szczecinski, Joins our Team

Kristina Szczecinski has joined Merut Construction as human resources manager. Mrs. Szczecinski previously served in human resources and management roles at Pulverman/Pennmark Technologies Corp., Dallas, PA; Personal Touch Landscaping, Shavertown, PA; Pat Noonan Public Accountant, Hanover Twp., PA; and the United States Air Force.