Trenchless Technology Magazine cover with Chris Brahler

Chris Brahler Grows the Trenchless Market

Chris Brahler has been on a search for trenchless technology nearly all his career. Though he didn’t know what to call it at first, trenchless methods of underground construction have always been his goal. Now, with TT Technologies, Inc., Chris has found the solutions to many of the problems he has faced. In 1974, Chris […]

Limestone Could Not Stop

Solid Limestone Could Not Stop Piercing Tool

In March 1996, Pennsylvania American Water Co. (PA-American) had nine crews armed with piercing tools installing water mains beneath roadways in a primarily rural area. The objective was to connect approximately 450 new services. Soil components were expected to be mostly clay, occasionally mixed with rock. However, it was not expected that a crew would […]