Murphy Pipelines: Pioneers of Pre-Chlorinated Pipe Bursting Set the Standard in Michigan

The versatility and capability of the static pipe bursting method continues to accelerate thanks in large part to contractors like Murphy Pipeline, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., that continue to push the method to achieve better, more effective results. A recent project in Livonia, Mich. demonstrates this point. Murphy Pipeline, Jacksonville, Fla., was awarded the contract to […]

Natural Gas Storage Field Expansion: HOSS Construction Provides Static Pipe Bursting Power

The Herscher storage field expansion project included the replacement and upgrading of a 2,300-foot, 6-inch fiberglass water line to an 8-inch SDR 11 HDPE line through pipe bursting. That particular line distributes water to and from water pump wells and water disposal wells. Pictured staged 8-inch HDPE. While big trenchless pipeline installation projects often receive […]

Bursting Big Ductile Iron: KRG Utility in Wilmington, NC

Faced with the prospect of halting new development, the City of Wilmington, N.C. was in need of a repair solution for a section of the city’s force sewer main. After attempts to line the main failed, KRG Utility, Inc., Lenoir, N.C., was called in to attempt a difficult large diameter pipe burst. KRG Utility president […]

Swage Lining with Static Bursting Equipment in Berlin

Contractor Ludwig Pfeiffer Hoch-und Tiefbau GmbH & Co. KG was recently contracted by the Berlin Waterworks, Berlin, Germany, to rehabilitate a sanitary sewer pressure pipe, in the city of Berlin, using the swage line-method. The goal of the project was to renew the ND 1000 (39-in.) steel sanitary sewer pressure pipe a total length of […]

Gas & Water Markets Ready for Static Pipe Bursting In North America

After being field tested and developed in Europe by Tracto Technik, the Grundoburst was recently launched in North America at the UCT show in Houston, Texas by TT Technologies, U.S.A. The hydraulic pipe bursting system, which has the ability to split ductile iron and steel lines, has already been involved in several high profile jobs […]