Hurst Mini-Grundoburst 400 G Static Pipe Bursting System

Home Town Team! Hurst Excavating Completes “Hall of Fame” Burst

The city of Knoxville, Tenn., is somewhat of a sports mecca.  In addition to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is also home to the Knoxville Bears SPHL professional hockey team, the Knoxville Knight Hawks indoor football team and the NCAA Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, located in downtown Knoxville on Hall of Fame Drive.  There […]

The static pipe bursting unit position in the exit pit.

Lake Tahoe Steel Water Main Replacement via Pipe Bursting

Incline Village General Improvement District (IVGID) out of Lake Tahoe, NV designed a 2,500 linear feet steel water main distribution system replacement project.  The project included pipe bursting (splitting) existing 6- and 8-inch steel water mains and replacing with new 8-inch Fusible C 900 PVC pipe. The pipe bursting system utilized specialty cutters and expanders […]

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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 […]

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, […]

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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 […]

Grundoburst Static Pipe Bursting System

United Trenchless: J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc. and Spiniello Companies Join Forces Pipebursting® & Sliplining in California

J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc. and Spiniello Companies are two of the most recognized utility contractors in the North America. Each company has its own tools, equipment and depth of experienced employee resources. Both of them have been involved in some of the biggest, toughest, most diversified trenchless projects in the country. Both contractors […]