Memorial Day Hours

Pioneer will be closed on Monday, May 25th and will resume normal business hours at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, May 26th. We wish you a meaningful Memorial Day weekend.

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Keeping It Clean While We Clean It Up

We hope this finds you physically and mentally healthy! Pioneer is committed to preventing the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and we wanted to virtually touch base and provide an update on our current operations. Pioneer, as a real estate service provider and part of the construction industry, is considered an essential business under the…

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2019 Year in Review

Pioneer has closed the books on 2019 and what a year it was! We might go so far as to say it was our best yet, and we would be remiss to say that we couldn’t have done any of it without all of you. Check out some of the highlights from 2019 that helped…

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Geotechnical Drilling

Due Diligence Dilemma: Solid Ground or Soils Unsound?

When purchasing a site, what level of due diligence is warranted? Most sophisticated buyers know a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment and evaluation of potential soil contamination is a must.  But what about the physical properties of the soils? Are they suitable for support of your development, or will unfavorable soil conditions increase foundation construction…

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Bring in the Cavalry

                  Steel originally started rolling these grounds over 150 years ago, when horseshoes were fabricated for the Union Army during the Civil War. The factory, located near the banks of the Des Plaines River and at the north end of Joliet, reportedly continued to supply the US…

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Demolition Disaster to Daisies and Dandelions

We at Pioneer Engineering & Environmental Services (Pioneer) would like to share another success story, this one playing out over the course of almost a decade. On a hot summer day in 2010, Pioneer visited a 12-acre former asphalt manufacturing plant in Southern Illinois. The property had recently been placed under a Seal Order by…

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Property at a Crossroads – A Case Study

      At Pioneer, we relish the opportunity to be stewards of our environment, particularly by assisting in the adaptive re-use of once blighted and neglected sites. And with thoughtful and creative clients, such as Crossroads Development Partners (Crossroads), we were again able to put our philosophy to practice. In 2015 Pioneer was contracted…

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Practicing What We Preach

  “Practice what you preach”: It’s an old saying, earliest attributed to the Roman playwright Plautus circa 200 BC. But the words continue to ring true when exemplifying integrity and a commitment to one’s espoused beliefs. Pioneer Engineering & Environmental Services (Pioneer) put these words into action when it recently moved its offices to the…

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Invitation to Bid – Water Main Installation in Shorewood, Illinois

Pioneer is currently soliciting subcontractor bids for water main installation at a site in Shorewood, Illinois. To view the bidding documents, please visit http://fileshare.pioneerEES.com and log-in using the credentials below. Interested applicants can also email HR3@pioneerEES.com for more information. Username: Shorewood Password: BidDocs2017

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