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December 22, 2014

The Benefits of Ground Protection

Russell Holmes, Project Coordinator and Environmental Manager at NEW SOUTH, provides an explicit presentation of the benefits of using mats on project sites for ComEd and county officials. While using mats to provide a safe working platform and road is necessary, there are many advantages for utilities to protect the ground and the environment. Click ...

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December 3, 2014

NEW SOUTH comes in under budget and beats HOCOL’s deadline in South America!

NEW SOUTH's Vice President and one of our NEW SOUTH project managers were in Colombia, South America managing the installation of the emtek Wetland Access System on the Calipso project site for HOCOL.

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November 14, 2014

NEW SOUTH Crews work Sunrise to Sundown

NEW SOUTH crews start at sunrise in the Florida Panhandle laying the safest wetland access system to protect electrical utility contractor crews as they upgrade a transmission line that spans over 50 miles.

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November 14, 2014

NEW SOUTH’s Stephanie Thomas-Rees speaks at the joint SME/AIChE meeting

Mrs. Rees was the guest speaker for the joint November meeting of SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration) and AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014. The topic was “The emtek Wetland Access System, the Safest and Most Practical Temporary Roadway for Crossing Wetlands”. This matting solution offers engineers appropriate ...

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November 5, 2014

NEW SOUTH hosts Fall Sales Meeting at McClain Lodge

NEW SOUTH sales teams from the US and Colombia, South America met for 2 days in early November to learn the latest in mat technology and ways to improve our service to NEW SOUTH and NSA customers.

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October 14, 2014

Emtek® Type 3 used on a rig site in South America

The first emtek® Type 3 Matting System has been installed as a platform for an oil rig in Columbia, South America! Scott Jones, Director of NEW SOUTH America, and highly experienced NEW SOUTH project managers provide their expertise to our crews installing the system. We are happy to announce that we were under budget and ...

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October 14, 2014

Multiple mat types were used throughout this project

NEW SOUTH provides access for 38 mile rebuild of a 161kv transmission line in Minnesota. One half mile of this project is crossing a wetland to replace utility poles. NEW SOUTH utilizes different types of mats throughout this project site to meet customer’s budget, deadline and compliance constraints. Our project coordinator and managers work hand ...

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October 1, 2014

Safety is not just a priority at NEW SOUTH, it is a “Value”.

NEW SOUTH hires David Browman, a highly seasoned Safety Manager, to take our safety program to a new level. David joins the NEW SOUTH team from Auger Services where he was responsible for the overall direction, development and implementation of their Safety Program.

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August 14, 2014

Russell Holmes is promoted to Project Manager/Estimator

Russell was manager of our lightweight temporary bridge subsidiary, All Terrain Bridge, and NEW SOUTH’s Environmental Manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture and contracting with a keen perception of ground conditions and how they relate to the mat selection on a job site. After walking a project site and reviewing the customer’s ...

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