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Rail Road Casing Complicates Cut Out

Monday, May 1, 2017

Working near rail roads is complicated enough. But when a casing limits the access to the carrier pipe the project becomes challenging. Add to that the pressure to minimize down time and the PM's had no room for error.

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2,400' Pipe Extraction & Return to Service

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

In four weeks Midwestern Contractors extracted 2,400' of heavy wall pipe, welded and hydro-tested a new pipe string and pulled it in behind making the pipe ready for service.

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Midwestern Contractors Earns DCA Safety Award

Monday, February 29, 2016

The Distribution Contractors Association held their annual meeting in Naples Florida. Each year the Arthur T. Everham Safety Award is presented to the contractor with the best safety performance for the previous year. This year Midwestern Contractors was the proud recipient.

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Bi-Directional Flow Control

Thursday, January 14, 2016

To keep products moving efficiently, pipeline companies and their terminals need to be able to direct those products to the the customer that needs it most urgently. This requires Bi-Directional Flow control in piping systems and pipelines.

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Great Lakes Dock Lines Rebuild and Modification

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

There is a world of commerce in motion on the surface of the Great Lakes. It takes fuel to run it. Midwestern Contractors played a small part in keeping it running

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4 Cut Outs in 2 Days

Friday, December 18, 2015

It is an El Nino year in Northern Illinois and Indiana. The weather has been kind and enabled us to continue operations at a fast pace. A recent pipeline service project on a 20" line revealed problems that could only be dealt with by cutting out and replacing sections of pipe.

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Complacency? or Interest? One will keep you safe.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Complacency is a lack of interest and concern, the enemy of safety.

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Highway Expansion - Casing Extensions

Thursday, October 15, 2015

When roads are expanded or modified, utilities and pipelines are moved out of the way. This is not a simple process. It takes planning, time and expertise to get the job done properly.

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Gas System Upgrade, 35 mile Hydrotest and Two River Crossings (Includes Video Content)

Thursday, March 5, 2015

During the 2014 construction season Midwestern Contractors (MWC) completed a large gas integrity project in Northern Illinois. This project included fabrication, piping modifications, launcher and receiver installations, valve installations and hydro-testing of line segments.

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Suspended Pipelines

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Integrity projects are complicated enough when they involve locating anomalies along a buried pipeline that will then need to be excavated, evaluated and repaired. That factor increases significantly when the pipeline involved is connected to a heavily traveled motor bridge over a busy commercial river adjacent to an active railroad spur in a large metropolis like Chicago – in the dead of winter.

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