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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 […]

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 […]

Because of the remote location all of the equipment and crews traveled on work trains to reach bore sites.

Rocky Mountain Ramming: Horizontal Boring & Tunneling Co. Battles Colorado Flooding with Pipe Ramming

Trenchless pipe ramming continues to prove its value, especially in situations that require quick mobilization, effective casing or culvert installation and extra care regarding surface protection in sensitive areas like roadways and rail lines. Last year’s massive rainfall event in Colorado created just that type of situation. In September 2013 a frontal boundary stalled over […]

The ramming tool is lubricated during operations, inline, with a specially formulated lubricant designed for pneumatic tools that does not deteriorate air hoses or plastic pipe.

Pipe Extraction and Installation Through Pneumatic Pipe Ramming: KS Energy Service Battles Tar Resin Gas Main in Aurora, Ill., USA

Pneumatic pipe ramming continues to be used in a wide range of applications, both for primary pipe installation and as a method to help facilitate the installation of other pipes or products. The method is proven effective for horizontal, vertical, and angled applications. Design engineers with the help of contractors and equipment manufacturers are finding […]

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Pipe Ramming in Edmonton: Large Diameter Casing Installation Eases Flooding Issues

The city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has expanded it trenchless repertoire to include pneumatic pipe ramming. With numerous infrastructure projects in the works, the city is continually evaluating efficient tools, techniques and methods that can be employed by its sizable in-house construction program. Pipe ramming was an ideal choice for several storm sewer culvert installation […]