The Maple Ridge pipe bursting project included significant upsizes. PW Trenchless crews burst and replaced several sections of 15-inch PVC with 28-inch HDPE and additional sections with 34-inch HDPE.

Super Upsize No Problem for PW Trenchless Construction: Static Pipe Bursting Proves Its Power

When it comes to trenchless pipe bursting, few contractors can claim the experience and success that PW Trenchless Construction can. The Surrey, British Colombia based contractor has almost 20 years of pipe bursting experience and has performed some of the most notable bursting work in Canada, including a recent project for the City of Maple […]

LTL - Grundoram Taurus Pipe Ramming Machine in Action.

Culvert Ramming: LTL Directional Drilling Overcomes Roadblock during 96-inch Casing Installation

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) has a very active bridge and culvert replacement and rehabilitation program.  With a variety of projects being bid throughout Ontario, contractors are looking for the most effective and efficient methods to facilitate casing and culvert installations.  Because the replacement of culverts usually happens under roadways or rail lines, […]

LTL using a Grundoram pipe ramming machine.

Ramming in the Great White North: LTL Directional Drilling Conquers Cold Weather & Collapsed Culverts

Culvert replacement can be a tricky proposition.  The existing culvert is usually in bad shape to begin with.  Add in weather, remote location and difficult site access and now you have the makings of a project that only a few contractors can tackle successfully.  LTL Directional Drilling, a division of LTL Group, Ontario, Canada, is […]

Grundoram ramming pipe

Pipe Ramming Texas Style: Pumpco, Inc. Defeats Tough Soils in the Lone Star State

With several large natural gas transmission pipeline projects underway, industry leading pipeline construction contractor Pumpco, Inc., Giddings, TX, has been busy installing gas pipeline throughout the United States.  The multi-facetted pipe contractor is well versed in a wide range of pipeline installation methods.  On a recent section of pipe in Southern Texas, near Big Bend […]

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The Tougher the Better! D’Allessandro Corp. Fights Tides and Terrain in Tough Pipe Bursting Project

Difficult projects are their strong point, that according to D’Allessandro Corp. Project Manager Peter Piantedosi.  The company has garnered a reputation for a contractor that can take on the hardest projects and see them through to completion.  The company, based in Avon, Mass., recently bolstered that reputation on a difficult access pipe bursting project in […]

BT crews used a Grundram Pipe ramming machine.

Pipe Ramming Proves Golden for HDD Project in Colorado: BTrenchless Beats the Bedrock

Pipe ramming and horizontal directional drilling may seem like an odd combination, but many times you can find the two trenchless methods on the same project, often being used in a most complimentary manner.  Over the years, the two methods have teamed up on countless pipeline installation projects for many different industries.  Recently pipe ramming […]