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Precision Ramming: Mocon Trenchless Provides Pipe Ramming Solution in San Diego

While many pipe ramming projects have been celebrated for their sheer magnitude, large diameter pipe, difficult conditions or extreme distances, the pipe ramming method is often used in situations where precision is the key requirement to getting the project done. Recently, Mocon Trenchless, Indio, Calif., completed a line- and grade-critical pipe ram in tight working […]

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Developing a Plan: City of Monroe, North Carolina Creates Static Pipe Bursting Water Main Replacement Program

The City of Monroe, North Carolina, is located approximately 25 miles southeast of the state’s largest city, Charlotte. Currently, the city of 34,000 people has approximately 1.6 million feet of water mains ranging in age from the 1930’s to the present day. Cast iron pipe is the oldest type of pipe in the water system […]

KRG Utility used a Grundoburst 1900G from TT Technologies to burst and replace the ductile iron force sewer main with fusible PVC pipe.

Finishing What They Started: KRG Utility Completes the NEI Phase 2 Static Pipe Bursting Project In Wilmington, NC

In 2007, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Special Order of Consent (SOC) with the state of North Carolina regarding a series of sanitary sewer overflows that occurred in the city of Wilmington. That SOC led to several challenging pipe bursting projects facilitated by trenchless contractor KRG Utility, Inc., Lenoir, NC. Since that time, […]

A total of five casing installations were completed for the Surmont project, a 36-inch culvert for drainage and a series of casing sleeves, including two 52-inch casings, one 42-inch casing and one 24-inch casing, side-by-side under the highway.

Pipe Ramming in the Canadian Oil Fields Neptune Coring Completes Challenging Road Ram

In the world of oil production, Canada is a major player. Sitting on one of the richest deposits of oil laden oil sands and with new techniques to extract oil from those formations, oil production facilities are being developed throughout the oil sands region of the country. One of the largest facilities under development is […]

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Large Diameter Pipe Ram Leaves Highway Undisturbed in Edmonton, Alberta

Design engineers, with the help of contractors and equipment manufacturers, are pushing the limits on pipe size and drive lengths for pipe ramming projects.  Much care and planning are necessary for a project to be successful like one recently competed by In-Ling Contracting Ltd.  The project in Fort McMurray in Wandering River, Edmonton, Alberta installing […]

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Bursting Along the Granville Gorge: R.H. White Tackles Tough Water Main Replacement Project

R.H. White, Auburn, Mass. recently tackled a particularly challenging water main replacement for the City of Westfield, Mass. The original pipe installed in 1898 along the Granville Gorge in Granville, MA. The pipe path was cut out of rock sidewall of gorge. The rugged terrain and difficult access would not allow open cut with large […]