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UCC Acquires Great Lakes Diving Co.

Much can be experienced, visited and seen during a career in commercial diving. Jerold Smith exemplified this during his half century service in the industry. In 1965 after 3 years in the U.S. Navy Mr. Smith began training for underwater demolitions and his career in diving started. Upon finalizing eight [...]

2018-01-08T15:06:54+00:00January 1st, 2016|UCC News|

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 [...]

2018-01-19T15:37:16+00:00December 8th, 2015|UCC News|

Circulating Water Intake Pipeline – Diving the Depth

Over 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 excellence in innovation, project planning, equipment, procedures [...]

2019-04-30T17:38:26+00:00December 8th, 2015|UCC News|

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. More Info

2017-03-24T19:47:30+00:00September 11th, 2015|UCC News|

Inspecting Historical Infrastructure – “I’ll Have a Double Latte Please”

Diving at various sites, on different components and in fluctuating weather conditions is nothing new to the commercial inland diving industry. You never know what challenges will arise or the interesting places you’ll visit. As the largest diving company in the US UCC continues to provide diving services around the [...]

2018-01-08T17:48:02+00:00September 1st, 2015|UCC News|

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 site services offered by [...]

2018-01-19T15:41:04+00:00May 27th, 2015|UCC News|

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 of 2014 one of UCC’s Underwater Inspection Dive Teams documented [...]

2017-03-22T21:49:53+00:00April 20th, 2015|UCC News|

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 [...]

2018-01-19T15:42:43+00:00February 20th, 2015|UCC News|

UCC Acquires Sea Brex Marine, Inc.

Sea Brex Marine, Inc. was owned and operated by Al Sebrechts for nearly 50 years. Originally started in Traverse City, Michigan in 1968, Mr. Sebrechts eventually moved his operations to Stevensville, Michigan. Sea Brex Marine at one time completed the majority of inland commercial diving services throughout Michigan and Indiana [...]

2018-01-08T15:06:30+00:00February 1st, 2015|UCC News|

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 [...]

2018-01-19T15:47:58+00:00January 20th, 2015|UCC News|
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