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Fossil Plant Decommissioning Services

Power Generation Utilities throughout the nation have continued to schedule aging fossil plants for formal decommissioning. Over the years UCC has continued to lead in supporting both utilities and general contractors in decommissioning sites including their water resources and infrastructures.

There are many plant components that require consideration in a decommissioning […]

By | November 21st, 2016|UCC News|0 Comments

Inspecting the USS Milwaukee (LCS 5)

In November of 2015 Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) was contracted to perform subsurface inspections on the recently commissioned U.S. Navy’s USS Milwaukee. “It was suiting for UCC to perform the scheduled inspection when the ship […]

By | January 7th, 2016|UCC News|0 Comments

UCC Dive Vessel – The Margaret-Mae

Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) continues to provide the best services the marine construction industry can offer. The key to achieving project success in regards to safety, budget and productivity is the quality of the equipment being utilized to perform the work. All safety related equipment is a must. However, support […]

By | December 8th, 2015|UCC News|0 Comments

Circulating Water Intake Pipeline – Diving the Depth

circulating-intake-insetOver the past 46 years of operations specialized commercial diving and marine construction services is nothing new to Underwater Construction Corporation. Multiple industries continue to turn to UCC when difficult tasks develop. Recently, UCC completed another challenging project which utilized the company’s […]

By | December 8th, 2015|UCC News|0 Comments

UCC Presenting at the AWWA Fall Meetings

UCC’s Nick Stathakis – Midwest Regional Sales and Business Development Manager will be presenting on commercial diving and marine construction services pertinent to the water utility industry at the Michigan AWWA Fall Regional Meetings. Presentation topics will include industry practices, standards and safety, as well as, project examples.

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By | September 11th, 2015|UCC News|0 Comments

Cooling Water Tower Site Services at Purdue University

Cooling tower maintenance is another common, but unique turnkey service UCC provides for a vast array of industry clients throughout the power generation and manufacturing industries. Debris removal, gate repairs and replacements, as well as, screen services are just a few examples of typical preventative maintenance […]

By | May 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dam Spillway Apron Repair

UCC customers continue to benefit from our multidisciplinary dive teams throughout the Midwest Division. From heavy marine construction to underwater nuclear coating services UCC is the leading expert in commercial diving for a vast array of industries.

During the fall […]

By | April 20th, 2015|UCC News|0 Comments

Pipeline and Tunnel Inspections throughout the Midwest

Inspecting and/or servicing components located inside an underwater structure is challenging for commercial diving companies. The good news is that over the past decade technology, equipment and procedures have evolved that increase project safety and job productivity. As a leader in the industry UCC continually strives to provide the best in […]

By | February 20th, 2015|UCC News|0 Comments

Dam Spillway Repair

In order to promote safe and renewable energy hydroelectric dams throughout the United States require periodic inspections of their components and structures. Each season UCC is contracted by the power generation industry and/or independent consultant engineering firms to perform underwater investigations fulfilling FERC requirements.  Dive inspections are performed utilizing the […]

By | January 20th, 2015|UCC News|Comments Off on Dam Spillway Repair

“Bar Racks? Wait, what do you call them?”

“Bar Racks? Wait, what do you call them?”

If you’re a company using raw water for generation, cooling or processing and have an intake system then most likely you have Bar Racks installed on the upstream side of your pumps and or turbines. Also referred to as Trash Racks, […]

By | October 7th, 2014|UCC News|Comments Off on “Bar Racks? Wait, what do you call them?”