Oil Tank Removal in Rocky Mount, VA

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C & B Contracting Specialist, LLC

Evington, VA

C & B Contracting Specialist, LLC is a locally-owned and operated company with over 40 years of experience in the oil tank removal industry. We are capable and ready to take on any challenge that comes our way. more

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Consolidated Construction Services

Roanoke, VA

For over 20 years, Consolidated Construction Services has been providing Demolition, Mitigation, Remediation, Restoration, and Remodeling services for Residential and Commercial properties. Contact us today for your free oil tank removal quote! more

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Sunstar Hauling

Roanoke, VA

Sunstar Hauling is a family-owned company with a mission to meet the needs of each and every client that trusts us with their oil tank removal projects. Our demo services help our customers get their properties ready for value-increasing upgrades.... more

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The Menher Group

Eden, NC

If it's in your way, The Menhér Group will move it to remove it! We have experience removing concrete, storage tanks, and more. If you are interested in learning more about our demolition services or getting a free quote,... more

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King's Hauling & Excavating Inc

Salem, VA

At King's Hauling & Excavating Inc., we promise fast, efficient, and safe job completion and delivery of your materials. Licensed and insured, we offer free estimates and guarantee your complete satisfaction. As excavation specialists, we can perform a variety of... more

Tank Removal Tips for Rocky Mount, VA

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What is the history of oil tanks?

  • 1859 — Oil is discovered and stored in wooden barrels.
  • Late 1800s — The first steel storage tanks are produced to keep valuable oil safe.
  • 1922 — First standards for steel storage tank safety are developed.
  • 1930s — Underground storage tanks are now the preferred storage method, opposed to the previously preferred above ground storage tanks.
  • 1960s — Tank owners grow more frustrated and more concerned with oil loss due to tank corrosion.
  • 1970s — Concerns begin to spread regarding the environmental impact of oil tank leaks.
  • 1988 — The EPA sets a deadline for upgrading underground tank systems, putting new tank regulations into place.
  • 1990s — Many begin closing and removing their tanks due to the widely known environmental and health risks.

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