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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]