X-PERT INDUSTRIAL COATING
- Chemical resistant
- Abrasion resistant
- Fire retardant (specific formulations)
- Meets EPA emission levels
- Anti-skid and anti-slip
- Ideal for primary containment and secondary containment
- 100% solids by weight and volume
- USDA approved for secondary and incidental food contact
- Portable water approved (Specific Products)
Applied to utility poles
MAG has equipment that operates over 20,000 psi with a variety of nozzles and tips for all different types of applications.
- Hydraulic Excavation
- Cutting concrete / steel rebar for concrete column repair
The Horizontal Drill is a highly powerful, nitrogen or compressed air operated drill.
At Mid-American Group, we use this drill for tap hole drilling on blast furnaces. It allows for drilling at any angle.
INDUSTRIAL SCAFFOLDING SERVICES
MAG is a certified scaffold erector, with 10 years of scaffold erection experience. We have scaffold srectors with tower rescue certification and repelling certifications.
MAG uses a management tool for tracking labor, components, types of scaffold, cubic foot rate, and productivity.
Scaffold types used:
- Cup Lok
- Spinder (swing stages)
- Frame and Shoring.
We use this extensively at the DTE Monroe Power Plant
- Quicker to assemble/disassemble
- More cost effective
- Savings of 20% compared to standard scaffold built from the ground
The bottom section of the scaffold is integrated into the modular design. Wheels allow the scaffold to be easily moved, and adjustable pegs allow the scaffold to be secured in place, taking the load off of the wheels.
MAG uses this type of scaffold at various Customers. A kit can be loaded in the modular scaffold to build what is required above it.
MAG has erected and used freestanding scaffold up to 250 ft. at several customers for stack maintenance at 220 ft. for sandblasting and painting at Consumers Energy in Dearborn, Michigan.
SHORELINE RESTORATION AND CONTROL
MID-AMERICAN GROUP SHORELINE RESTORATION AND CONTROL
Breakwaters are designed to absorb the energy of the waves that strike it, either by using a large mass or a revetment slope.
Traditional barrier and erosion control methods used in breakwaters, such as boulders and conventional concrete blocks, tend to become dislodged over time. The main reason for this, hydrodynamic wave forces can become greater than the mass of the simple shape.
The goal with a breakwater is to absorb incidental swell, reduce wave overtopping and minimize reflection. A well designed breakwater should have a rough surface so that it can dissipate energy and slow the water which rises along it’s face.
Add to this an interlocking shape arrangement and you will increase the internal friction of the natural forces and strengthen the breakwater over time. Simply stated, breakwaters and coastal barriers made up of elements having projections ensure a rough external surface and an interlocking shape.
CONTROL WITH TETRAPODS™
Breakwaters using Mid-American’s Tetrapod™ dissipate the force of incoming waves by allowing water to flow around, rather than against it. Mid-American’s Tetrapods™ also reduce displacement by allowing a random distribution of tetrapods to mutually interlock and settle into a linked configuration.
Tetrapods can be used in an armor layer or in a full depth placement arrangement. Full depth arrangements allow water to pass through above the sediment layer.
The most important feature of tetrapod barriers is their flexibility and capability to maintain their hydraulic performance even after collapse, which makes our structures a particularly suitable civil protection. The collapse is a design feature that allows the Tetrapods to “key” together forming a significantly stronger barrier for erosion and security.
A form of excavation, the cost-effective process of hydraulic dredging is carried out underwater, gathering sediments to be transported elsewhere to aid in coastal protection and redevelopment as well as keeping waterway navigable. Hydraulic dredging is an advantageous dredging method for challenging terrains, offering more flexibility than mechanical dredging.
Hydraulic dredging projects include:
- Waterway maintenance
- Land reclamation
- Coastal redevelopment
- Flood prevention
MAG installs Engineered Shoring for a variety of customers and applications. Shoring can be constructed either by our experienced carpenters or installed with pre-fab steel sheet pile walls and bulkheads to fit specific requirements and soil types.
MAG follows all OSHA rules and customer requirements for depth to height ratios, and chooses the best design possible, given all contributing factors.
- Pilings with specific width, height and spacing
- Double layer shoring
- Cross bracing and struts
- Tie Backs
- Concrete and earth dead man anchors